Opinion War of the WAGS: what we missed

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Last week everyone was buzzing about the so-called War of the WAGS. With hindsight, however, Liz Nice suspects that there is a lot of sadness underneath all of this, and a lesson for all of us about what to put on social media - and what to keep to ourselves...

James Marston came home to find the rectory flooded. Here, he reveals what it has taught him...

It's been a funny week for the WAGS and who knows what's going on - but the pub quiz carries on regardless. Will you be feeling spectacularly in control or wanting to hide under a rock this week? See how you get on...

After BackTo60's bid to get compensation for women affected by the changes to the pension age failed, Liz Nice feels something must still be done to bridge the gap for women now stuck in limboland

The Apprentice has started this week. See if our pub quiz gets you hired or fired?

Quiz It's the Friday pub quiz - week 37

Friday, September 27, 2019

Will you be the prince of quizzers this week?

The Government is showing compassion but bringing stranded holidaymakers home. But if we live in a capitalist system, compassion is the exception rather than the rule, says Liz Nice

Will you be mauled this week or will you be kicking the conversion of your life?

Rugby star Gareth Thomas has had to reveal his HIV positive status after tabloid journalists found out about it and went to his parents' home. This is beyond the pale, says Liz Nice

Gina Long talks to Faith Spear FRSA, criminologist and campaigner, about her love of East Anglia and the East Anglian women who still inspire her today

Quiz It's the Return of the Friday pub quiz

Friday, September 13, 2019

Sorry we missed it last week - a holiday crisis got in the way of your weekly quizzing for which we apologise. Here's an extra good quiz to make up for it!

Exclusive Meet the man who takes care of Ed Sheeran

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Stuart Camp, Ed Sheeran's Manager from Bury St Edmunds, has been alongside the singer-songwriter for every step of his rise from ambitious unknown to the world's biggest-selling global superstar.

Dr Andy Wood OBE DL, CEO of renowned Suffolk brewer Adnams, has lived locally to Southwold for over 25 years. He was awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2013 and has always played an active part in the community. Andy enjoys bike rides around the Suffolk and Norfolk countryside, often popping into some of the local Adnams pubs on the way. More than anything, he loves spending time with his friends and family, especially his young grandson. He talks to Gina Long MBE

It's A level week - but we all know the important result is the one you get on the Friday pub quiz!

The Premier League returns tonight - but will you be on your way to glory?

Liz Nice says it's time for the Ipswich Town chairman to bring the fans into his confidence - working together has to be the way forward, surely?

Sharon Morrison warns that if you spend too much time sitting down, you run the risk of long term health problems

David Drane is one half of Dreamwave Events. With his best friend and cofounder, Paul Pollard, their East Anglian company specialises in providing sound, lighting and production rentals for the most glamourous of weddings, private parties and charity events. His natural creative mindset provides the company with designs and concepts that keep them ahead of the game. Family life is on the coast with his wife, Hayley and two young daughters, Emily and Charlotte. He talks to Gina Long MBE

Sorry we're a bit late with this week's quiz but after many appeals for it to arrive immediately we've had a surge and made it over the line. Will you?

Iain Dale says Prime Minister Boris Johnson has acquitted himself well during his first nine days. Despite enemies in Parliament, the public seems to like him

James Marston is unimpressed with suggestions that the NHS is underfunded and that we should ask a machine that can't see us for medical help

The editor of Vogue describes the Duchess of Sussex as 'an influential beacon of change'. That's one way of putting it, says Liz Nice

Suffolk born and bred, Tim Holder lives with his partner Royal Ballet Star Gary Avis and their three dogs in a 17th Century barn in rural Suffolk. As a part of the team at Suffolk Community Foundation, he works to raise awareness about need in our region, tells the stories of local charities and volunteers and raises money to support them. He combines his passion for people and pooches at the Foundations wonderful community event Suffolk Dog Day which, with the help of 150 amazing Volunteers, returns to Helmingham Hall on July 28. Here he talks to Gina Long MBE.

Will you sweep to glory like Boris? We think this quiz is an easier ride than he is likely to get. Find out...

Liz Nice was swept along by all the scything. But much as Ross has been trying a brief swashbuckle of late, Poldark just isn't exciting her any more...

It's a tough one this week - and there's only one Latitude question. But have you got the Latitude attitude?

Liz Nice wanted a holiday with her children which went well - for a change! The Isle of Wight, as ever, did its work...

Suspicions are high that Love Island is a little fixed (or maybe a lot). But it still reveals some pretty incontrovertible truths about love, argues Liz Nice

We think this is our hardest quiz yet. How will you fare?

Will it be strawberries and cream for you this week? Or will you be banished to court 14?

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