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How up-to-date are you with the news of East Anglia?

PUBLISHED: 11:46 31 October 2017 | UPDATED: 15:33 20 November 2017

See how well you do in our news round up quiz. Picture: MICK WEBB

See how well you do in our news round up quiz. Picture: MICK WEBB

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How well have you been keeping up with the news of East Anglia in the last week? Find out with our Suffolk news round-up quiz.

Last week in Suffolk a grandfather from Middleton was infuriated when engineers tried to dig up his front garden and install a broadband cabinet without asking for his permission.

The Openreach contractors arrived at Bob Perrett’s home unannounced with a digger on Wednesday, October 25.

Luckily, Mr Perrett was able to stop the workmen before any damage was done – however he said it would have been a different story if had he not been home at the time.

Mr Perrett said: “I’m not trying to slow down fast broadband but they should have let me know. These guys just turned up and tried to put a box on private land without having contacted me in any shape or form.

“If it had happened when I was out, I would have come home to find my garden dug up.”

Openreach, which is the division of BT that owns and maintains the national broadband and telephone network, has apologised for the “frustration” caused to Mr Perrett and acknowledged that contact should have been made prior to any work.

You can read the full story here.

An angry Ipswich father whose newsagents was targeted by thieves twice in just two days has criticised police for their response and says he feels let down by the law.

We have had a mild but damp start to the week in Suffolk and north Essex with temperatures set to get cooler - but will we see any snow?

A “beautiful and intelligent” young woman died after taking MDMA at a music festival in a tragic accident, an inquest heard.

The Christmas countdown has begun, there are only 34 sleeps to go - but are we festive too soon? We asked people in Ipswich what they thought.

Fare-dodging cost 25 travellers more than £10,000 when they appeared before magistrates in Ipswich last week.

A man has been taken to Ipswich Hospital following a collision in Felixstowe.

Bramford Road in Ipswich is likely to be closed for several more days at least as work starts to make the former Rose and Crown pub safe.

Officials in Ipswich have hit back at claims that the town’s car parks are too expensive after the spotlight was shone on the most expensive park in the town – which is also one of the smallest.

A fancy dress disco is taking place in Ipswich next month to collect cash for an animal welfare charity.

A special sensory garden has been created at an Ipswich residential by a local Lions group.

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