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A youngster from Ipswich has hit the ultimate home run by pitching his way into the UK’s under 18-baseball squad.

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Miss Saigon star Ashley Gilmour - who plays American GI Chris - looks forward to playing every new venue on the musical’s mega tour - but Norfolk will be particularly special: it’s the place he calls home.

United Kingdom

Yass Queen! The Fab Five from Queer Eye are back and they’ve descended on the rural Australian town of Yass to bring a taste of the action to a trailer promoting their new Netflix series. Welcome the transformation show that makes the viewer feel as good as the makeover recipient.

America

This opening concert was a good example of what the Aldeburgh Festival does so well - nothing easy or mainstream nor too recherché, but four significant and varied compositions, all originally composed within a ten year period (1939-49), making a coherent and stimulating programme.

BBC

11-year-old James Hodgkinson from Woolverstone is a boy chorister at the world famous Canterbury Cathedral in Kent.

United Kingdom

A fitness instructor diagnosed with breast cancer at 39 has paid tribute to the outstanding Ipswich Hospital clinicians whose care and compassion gave her hope for the future.

Ipswich Hospital

Writer Richard Curtis had concerns that calling his new film “Suffolk Lad” may have brought some pronunciation issues, but as reporter MICHAEL STEWARD found out there is a Suffolk and Norfolk on both sides of the pond.

Ed Sheeran

Writer Richard Curtis says he would love to call his new film being shot in the region ‘Suffolk Lad’ – but he doesn’t think Americans could pronounce the county’s name.

Ed Sheeran

The Aldeburgh Festival is one of the cornerstones of Suffolk’s cultural calendar. This year it celebrates its 70th anniversary. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke spoke to former BBC Proms director and now Snape Maltings chief executive Roger Wright about what it is that makes Britten’s festival such an important event.

Andrew Clarke

If you haven’t got an invite, the only way to be at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding is to take up a prime position on the sofa in front of the TV. Here’s the full run-down of coverage for the big day (and where you’ll find the FA Cup Final, too).

Harry

A touching final season finale for New Girl has aired in America but how long have British viewers got until they find out whether Jess, Nick, Schmidt and Winston get to live happily ever after? CONTAINS SPOILERS

Donald Trump

It’s been a hell of a journey to this point, but Ben Folami knows this is really only the beginning.

Freddie Sears

Sandwiches don’t have to be boring - try one of our recipes.

Food and Drink

The title may sound a bit dubious but as all musical theatre fans know The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is all good clean fun, well almost. David Henshall takes a look at the award-winning show and its roots in real-life

America

We all have our favourite depictions of Sherlock - for Lynne Mortimer, it’s Jeremy Brett

BBC

We have less than 10 years to save the iconic Suffolk Punch horse - as experts predict the critically endangered breed could become extinct by 2027.

United Kingdom

Award-winning playwright Jackie Carreira talks about her first novel, Sleeping Through War: 
a rewind to the tumultuous year of 1968

Greene King

Around 45 ladies have celebrated the first birthday of a very colourful local group.

United Kingdom

A balloon artist from Ipswich went out with a bang at a competition in America last month when he swiped two international awards for his sculpting skills.

United Kingdom

Softly spoken Irish singer Daniel O’Donnell has had an album in the UK charts every year for the last 30 years, yet is the most unlikely pop star. He tells us about his remarkable career, his fiercely loyal fans and why he was actually a music rebel.

United Kingdom

Kim Wilde’s return to the UK touring circuit has been a long time in coming, but it was definitely worth the wait.

United Kingdom

Mind-reader Alex McAleer began his magic career on stage in Suffolk before developing successful cabaret shows in Norwich. Now he has found international success as part of hit show Champions of Magic.

United Kingdom

Netflix’s reboot of the makeover show blends gay rights with moisturiser, police brutality with scatter cushions and racism with guacamole - it shouldn’t work, but it absolutely does. Queer Eye is an antidote to almost every horrible thing. Here’s why you have to watch it.

America

Martine McCutcheon is still remembered as Tiff off EastEnders, but she’s also had a number one single, won an Olivier for My Fair Lady and starred in Love Actually. Ahead of her show in Clacton-on-Sea, she tells us how her love of music has helped her overcome debilitating illness.

America

It started off with 13 pioneers in a west London park but in the space of a few short years has become an international phenomenon, with almost three million participants in 17 countries, stretching from the UK to Singapore, South Africa, Australia and America.

Tony Goldson

Six Suffolk schools were among hundreds across the UK to receive an email this morning claiming a bomb would be detonated if demands were not met.

Suffolk police

AFC Sudbury’s fine run of form came to an abrupt end at Bowers & Pitsea two weeks ago, before the ‘Beast from the East’ struck.

International Women’s Day is a global event which calls for gender equality and celebrates women’s achievements.

Germany

Norfolk and Suffolk are two of the most important bird watching counties in the UK – and there’s plenty to see year-round. Here is our top 10 of places to explore a region brimming with birds.

European Union

More barrels and tap room tastings coming to Station 119.

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