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Kings of Anglia Issue 8 Magazine Offer

Watch: Chris Louis on the state of British Speedway

PUBLISHED: 14:39 04 October 2018 | UPDATED: 16:28 12 October 2018

Chris Louis

Chris Louis

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Ipswich Witches promoter Chris Louis has spoken out after the Witches 2018 season came to a premature end – with just 13 home meetings all told taking place at Foxhall Heath this year.

Louis addresses that thread-bare fixture list, addresses what has held the Witches back from winning any silverware since 2011, and talks about what he would like to see happen to the sport in this country.

It’s an honest appraisal of how the Witches have flattered to deceive in recent seasons. It’s an honest appraisal of certain aspects of the sport that need changing.

Louis takes a look at the bikes and asks are they too powerful or too difficult to ride these days?

He tells why he would like to see every club with a ‘local hero’ back in the side.

However, it’s not all bad news, with the emergence of young Drew Kemp a big plus point for the Suffolk side in 2018, as well as the success of Witches’ neighbours, Mildenhall Fen Tigers.

A street near Ipswich Hospital has been closed amid reports of an emergency incident.

A fostering and adoption service has confirmed it will be sponsoring one of the Elmer sculptures set to parade around Ipswich next year.

Rail users will be faced with nine days of disruption from this weekend as signalling system upgrades are carried out.

Police are treating the stabbing of an 18-year-old man in Felixstowe yesterday as a targeted attack.

A radio station which lost its licence to broadcast on FM has said it believes the decision will not affect its number of listeners.

Fears have been raised that an Ipswich street has become inundated with drivers breaking the speed limit.

The bell of a ship sunk off the Suffolk coast by a German mine is to go on public display.

A Felixstowe man who wanted to have sex with the 11-year-old daughter of an undercover police woman who was posing as a 32-year-old mum in an internet chat room “sting” has been jailed for two years.

Were your eyes on the sky this morning? Did you see a Second World War fighter plane over Ipswich?

You want everything to go smoothly, you want everyone to be happy, you want your wedding day to be perfect. Hannah Marks, wedding co-ordinator, at the Ivy House Country Hotel, has some tips to make sure that your big day goes smoothly

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