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Motor trade apprentice John Smith faced a serious challenge to bring his first car, a Ford Taunus 12M, up to his standards. But, unfortunately, his labour of love did not last long.

Andy Russell

Geoffrey Green is reliving his early ‘scooter boy’ days having bought another Lambretta and lovingly restored it in retirement.

Andy Russell

Ken Crane tells about his 500 A Topolino – a ‘little mouse-shaped’ Fiat which he bought after passing his driving test.

Andy Russell

Richard Clarke bought an ex-Army wartime Austin 8 AP tourer staff car as his first car but it certainly didn’t run with military motoring precision.

Andy Russell

Steve Williams was in the dark about the condition of his Triumph Herald, after buying it at night in the rain, but daylight revealed it was a wreck.

Andy Russell

Searching for the perfect wedding venue? Then take a look at Bride magazine’s Online Venue Guide for 2018.

archant

Avid readers of this newspaper will recall a photograph of the girls at Tibbenham’s making propellers during the war – a photograph so often reproduced you can be forgiven for thinking this is all they did.

Daily Times

East Anglia went crazy for colour 50 years ago, though manufacturers couldn’t keep pace with demand

BBC

Roger Coleman rebuilt and restored his brother’s cast-off Austin 7 Ruby which went on to be a winner – after a few mechanical issues.

Andy Russell

Learning more about how East Anglian companies can become better places to work stands to benefit us all, writes Mark Shields.

archant

Martin Smith christened his first four-wheeled car ‘Coleoptera’ because the Morris 8 Series E looked like a beetle.

Andy Russell

DJs and volunteers behind an online community radio station in Ipswich have celebrated its success over the last year.

BBC

Are you stuck on what to buy loved ones for Christmas? Your inspiration is here.

Bobby Robson

David Webb got on the road with his first car – an MG K2 – but, as a non-runner, he had to get it on the road first.

Andy Russell

Gerald Moores believes supernatural forces transformed his ailing Ford Prefect when he sold it to car dealer and heavyweight wrestling champion Big Les!

Andy Russell

It was love at first sight when Diana Hunt’s boyfriend surprised her with a red Ford Capri... and she still misses her first car!

Andy Russell

Win one of two £250 fabulous prizes in our Langleys of Norwich Christmas Stocking Fillers competition

archant

The best of the county’s sporting talent was celebrated at the Suffolk Sports Awards at Kesgrave Hall, writes Elaine Anderson-Browne.

BBC

Dusty Miller’s Vauxhall 14 steamed along but it helped put him on the road to some ‘big old beasts’ of motors.

Andy Russell

Grant Whillance’s first car was shared with a shipmate and kept in a garage near the docks so it was available when home on leave.

Andy Russell

Two Suffolk charities teamed up last night to put on a glittering ball.

archant

Families in Suffolk and north Essex are being invited to take part in a new scheme devised by a funeral service to celebrate the life and memory of loved ones.

Daily Times

We’re approaching the 40th anniversary of one of the greatest days in the history of Ipswich Town Football Club - and now you can relive those glorious memories.

Bobby Robson

Theresa May has visited East Anglia to mark the launch of a major government review into mental health in the workplace.

Theresa May

Graham Maidlow had an eventful 18 months with his Austin A40 Devon – wet legs, a seized engine, a close encounter with a pristine lawn and generally winging it.

Andy Russell

Terry Patrick’s Isetta bubble car came to an oily end and he still has the manual to remind how the bubble really did burst!

Andy Russell

Britain’s biggest Euromillions jackpot is up for grabs tomorrow night - could you be joining Suffolk’s big lottery winners?

Daily Times

Trevor Morgan build one good Austin Seven out of two that he bought in 1957 for £26 and later sold it for a profit. Happy motoring!

Andy Russell

The former offices of Archant in Suffolk – publishers of the EADT and Ipswich Star – are now only a memory as the demolition work on the Lower Brook Street site in Ipswich nears completion.

archant

Barbara Hardiman’s Mini van was a big part of her life, carrying loads of rubbish to the dump and full of happy memories over 45 years of ownership.

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