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On this day in Town history: Happy birthday Gavin and an unbeaten run goes on

PUBLISHED: 12:00 10 October 2018

Gavin Johnson was born on this day in 1970

Gavin Johnson was born on this day in 1970

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In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history...

Kevin O'Callaghan scored the only goal as the Blues beat Wolves 1-0 at Portman Road in 1981Kevin O'Callaghan scored the only goal as the Blues beat Wolves 1-0 at Portman Road in 1981

We begin today by wishing former Town midfielder Gavin Johnson a happy birthday as he was born on this day in 1970 and went on to make over 150 appearances and score 16 goals between 1989 and 1995.

On this day in 1981, the Blues beat Wolves 1-0 at Portman RoadOn this day in 1981, the Blues beat Wolves 1-0 at Portman Road

In 1984, the Blues drew 1-1 with Derby County at the Baseball Ground in the League Cup to progress to the third round, after winning the first leg 4-2 at Portman Road.

And finally on this day in 1981, Kevin O’Callaghan scored the only goal as Town beat Wolves 1-0 at Portman Road to stay unbeaten at home in the 1981-82 season.

A University of Suffolk student has talked openly about overcoming the death of her mother to win the “best dissertation” award.

A taxi, coach and mini-bus hire company in Ipswich has stopped trading, leaving a group of customers with a prior booking waiting for a minibus that never turned up.

A man and a woman have been arrested following an altercation in the car park of the Golden Hind pub in Ipswich.

A 27-year-old London man has admitted causing serious injury to a schoolboy after failing to stop for police in Ipswich.

Thieves smashed their way into a sports and social club in Trimley St Martin on Tuesday stealing bottles of alcohol and soft drinks.

Ipswich Town are launching a temporary Planet Blue shop in the run up to Christmas, taking over the former Toni & Guy unit in the Buttermarket.

An Ipswich pensioner discovered a 100-year-old letter written to one of her relatives during the First World War.

Here’s a sneak peek at some of the ghoulish and grisly items coming up for auction in Essex, to put you in the mood for Halloween. Sworders Fine Art have been building up a collection of strange consignments for their next ‘Out of the Ordinary’ sale to be held early next year.

The bosses of a pharmaceutical company which has been growing cannabis legally in Norfolk since 2016 for the international medicinal market are now hopeful of being able to offer their cannabis-derived medicine on prescription in the UK.

A married couple who died this week are thought to have fallen down the stairs of their Aldeburgh home.

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