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Tributes have been flooding in following the death of Ray Marshall the oldest playing member at Rushmere Golf Club and a long standing diver who helped establish the first dedicated diving club in Ipswich.

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Throwback Thursday is back with another edition as we look back to a particularly famous time in Ipswich’s history: May 1978.

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Against a backdrop of blue skies and scorching sunshine, spectators flocked in their droves into the Greene King IPA Haberden, home of Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club, to enjoy a day of exhilarating fast-paced rugby sevens, writes Becky Haywood.

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The New Wolsey Theatre has always been part of the community. For artistic director Peter Rowe, the 40th anniversary of Ipswich Town’s FA Cup win was a perfect opportunity to create an ambitious musical celebration. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to him.

Andrew Clarke

Many questions have been raised about the disappearance of Corrie McKeague following a night out in Bury St Edmunds in September 2016. Read Suffolk police’s response to 14 key questions about the investigation here.

Corrie McKeague

Photographs by British Armed Forces veterans go on show at Ipswich Town Hall from today.

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A British Army captain who was allowed to keep his licence after being caught driving at speeds up to 130mph on the A12 could face internal disciplinary action.

Tim Passmore

Two former soldiers from Suffolk are set to embark on a gruelling 286 mile walk to the Pegasus Bridge in Normandy – to mark the centenary of the First World War.

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Woodbridge Town manager Jamie Scales said he would prefer to play opponents Achilles now than possibly not at all in this season’s CNet Training Suffolk Senior Cup.

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A British Army captain has been allowed to keep his licence after being caught driving his Aston Martin DB9 at speeds of up to 130mph on the A12 at Dedham.

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Felixstowe Ferry Golf Club has become the first winner of England Golf’s Championship Venue of the Year Award, sponsored by Travelbag.

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Many of you will remember the café in Fore Street, on the corner of the passageway alongside Mellonie & Goulder’s Coal Yard. Number 92 Fore Street was for a while known as Fore Snax.

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The Blackpool-born veteran actor who played Frasier Crane’s father in the beloved sitcom from 1993 to 2004 has died - we remember 10 of Martin’s best lines from the show. Hope you’re resting easy in that horrible chair, Martin.

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A smitten Stowmarket couple who fell in love at first sight have confessed they would not change each other for the world as they prepare to celebrate their diamond wedding anniversary.

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Darkest Hour tells the story of Winston Churchill in the early days of the war. It also features a remarkable portrayal by an almost unrecognisable Gary Oldman. But how does it compare to the many others who have played him?

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Ipswich councillor and former soldier Alasdair Ross sets out on Wednesday for one last long march to boost a cause dear to his heart.

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Chris Mastricci is a social entrepreneur who salvages valuable tents and clothing discarded after top music festitvals like Reading Festival, V Festival in Essex and Latitude, Suffolk.

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Former editor-in-chief of the East Anglian Daily Times, Don Simpson, who led the newspaper from 1968 to 1981, has died aged 89.

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The mother of missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague says she would rather be “waiting for a phone call than not” despite the agony of what news from the landfill site means.

Corrie McKeague

Alfred Munnings is revered as one of the nation’s greatest painters of horses. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at a new exhibition which shows that he was also a man who loved life on the water.

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An Ipswich man is among four alleged members of banned neo-nazi group National Action who have been arrested on suspicion on preparing acts of terror.

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The Great British Bake Off returns Tuesday night on its new home Channel 4. Sophie Faldo is one of three East Anglian hopefuls looking to rise to the top this year.

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Langers snack van - outside Ridgeons at Martlesham Heath - becomes Mumma Jones under new ownership.

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Elvis Presley, one of the world’s great stars, died 40 years ago next week. Arts editor Andrew Clarke looks back at his remarkable career and seeks to shine a spotlight on his often overlooked musical legacy.

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Rhys Matthews and his brother Jordan Vincent were in Bandbox in June last year when Matthews headbutted Joseph Porter on the forehead, Ipswich Crown Court heard.

David Goodin

A Suffolk prison officer who sexually assaulted four women by groping their bottoms and who put his hand down another woman’s top and touched her breast has been jailed for 32 weeks.

Rupert Overbury

Veteran and serving army engineers came together to remember the 35th anniversary of the Falklands War.

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Nostalgia with a capital “N” and dancing with a capital “D”.

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Hightide festival has been premiering plays in Suffolk for the last decade. Three years ago it moved to Aldeburgh and as Arts Editor Andrew Clarke discovers it has flourished on the Suffolk coast. He takes a look at this year’s line-up.

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A street drinking menace has been banned from Ipswich town centre for three years.

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