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Nostalgia: Biking and climbing in 1998

15:18 25 September 2012

Felixstowe Police Officers climb Ben Nevis  1998

Felixstowe Police Officers climb Ben Nevis 1998


Today we are remembering the year 1998 and hope that these pictures spark some happy memories.


Among today’s photographs from the archives are pupils from St Matthew’s School celebrating Victorian Day, a sponsored bike ride in aid of Suffolk churches and a group of Felixstowe police officers preparing to climb Ben Nevis.

Perhaps it is you in the pictures or maybe you know someone?

Do you remember these events from the Ipswich Star picture archives? Send your memories via e-mail to sharon.clark@archant.co.uk. To buy a copy of one of these photos click on the MyPhotos24 link at the top of the page.



Police cordon off Rose Lane after the incident

A man and a woman are due to appear in court after being accused of grievous bodily harm on a young man in Ipswich town centre.

The attack happened after a poker tournament

A violent drunk who bit part of a man’s ear off during a row at a poker tournament in Ipswich has been jailed for three years.

The Suffolk Police Helicopter

Negotiations to reduce Suffolk’s cost for using the police helicopter have made ‘limited progress’, according to the county’s police and crime commissioner.

Four released from bail

Four suspects arrested after a double stabbing in Leiston which left a 16-year-old boy and a man needing hospital treatment will not face prosecution.

Ipswich Crown Court.

A woman accused of threatening a group of schoolboys with a broken bottle at a Suffolk picnic site after they accused her of stealing a mobile phone has been found guilty by a jury of theft and having an offensive weapon.

Climate change campaigners in London ahead of UN talks. Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire.

Urgent action is required to protect Suffolk’s communities from the growing “catastrophic” threats of climate change, it has been claimed.

Jimmy Dean and Ellie Gocher with Mike Leigh and the Greenhorn Film Festival team.

A talented young director’s short film has put Ipswich and Felixstowe in the spotlight as it receives international praise.

Tom Haslam on the turbo trainer at La Tour Cycle Cafe.

Scores of cyclists joined forces this weekend to virtually pedal the distance from Ipswich to Paris in support of the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference.

Elizabeth is pictured in her adapted house in Suffolk. Elizabeth has MS.

Hundreds of disabled people in parts of Suffolk are facing unacceptable delays for vital adaptations to be done on their homes, an investigation can reveal.

Matt Bunn joined the Ipswich Round Table's annual Rudolph Run.

The festive lights have been switched on in the middle of Ipswich and – before we know it – Rudolph and Father Christmas will be spreading their magic around town.

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