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Quiz It’s the Friday pub quiz week 6

Friday, February 15, 2019

Welcome to this week’s Friday pub quiz. Will you end up having Cocktails with Tom Cruise, or drowning your sorrows with Frank Butcher?

Liz Nice says Olivia Colman was sweet to share her glory with her co stars Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz but maybe we Brits - and East Anglian types - don’t big ourselves up enough?

Quiz It’s the Friday pub quiz week 5

Friday, February 8, 2019

Will it be good darts this week? Try our pub quiz week 5 and see if you can score 180

We had crushes on some of the unlikeliest people in the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s. Take a trip back in memory lane to see who you can remember making your heart race back in the day...

Liz Nice says the experience of supporting a struggling team, particularly when your local rival is flying high, needs a new word to explain a very particular brand of hell...

Iris Button’s first novel was published in 2003. After marrying her husband David in 1959, they needed bigger premises for their business, so they moved from Surrey to Bury St Edmunds, which they called home for 50 years. After having two daughters and a son, they are now great grandparents, retired in Barbados. Iris has written 17 books. She talks to Gina Long MBE

Will it be champagne on the house or a sad and lonely shandy? 15 questions will give you your answer

James Marston enjoyed the show at Cambridge Arts Theatre

James Marston says Brexit has to be sorted and we might have to accept that none of us will be happy

If your facelift is for yourself, fine, but Sky TV’s Jacquie Beltrao isn’t nearly as impressive a role model as older-looking Clare Tomlinson, says Liz Nice

Jake Nicholls began riding a motorbike at just three years old, taking part in his first race on his 6th birthday, which he went on to win. Up until the age of 16, Jake raced Junior Motocross Bikes before turning professional. He was just 17 when he competed in his first World Championship. Sadly, an injury caused Jake to retire from the World Championship Scene in 2017. His highlights were being placed 4th in the World Championship 2012 and reaching the podium at the British Grand Prix. Last year Jake joined his father, Suffolk businessman Guy Nicholls, at Tru7 Group, where he is Operations Manager. Jake competes in the British Motocross Championship and loves living in Suffolk. He talks to Gina Long MBE

Opinion 11 signs you might be getting on

Friday, January 25, 2019

Several of us have realised that age is creeping up. Are these things happening to you? Then you’re there too.

Quiz It’s the Friday pub quiz week 3!

Friday, January 25, 2019

It’s a tough one this week but here’s your chance to feel smart for the rest of the day. Will the drinks be on you or is it a quiet shandy in the corner for one?

Call the Midwife represents an ideal world where the midwife is always there: always supportive and keen to do whatever she can to help, but this week a new survey has revealed two of three new mum’s feel they were under supported.

Call the Midwife may be a lot about vaginas - to the horror of some men - but it is a true celebration of women of substance, says Liz Nice

Quiz It’s the Friday pub quiz week 2

Friday, January 18, 2019

Will you be doing the conga or being barred? Find out with this week’s test of your general knowledge

Brenda Osborne says her secret to 105 years of life is avoiding the ‘hassle’ of men. Liz Nice argues that she may have missed something...

Paul Beamish is the owner of two Suffolk based businesses, Ravenwood Packaging, a world leader in environmental labelling systems and Krazy Horse, the octane fuelled motorcycle and car destination dealership in Bury St Edmunds.Paul runs the Indian Motorcycle Uk flat track team and has worked with Guy Martin on a number of his Channel 4 Speed programmes. He lives with his wife Becky and two cats just outside Bury St Edmunds. He talks to Gina Long

Are you the type of player to win a crate load of beer or just a bag of pork scratchings? Take our quiz to find out

What about drink driving? Or petty theft? What is our moral responsibility? To the person we love, or to the law? Our agony uncle and ethics expert Robin Herne from the University of Suffolk and West Suffolk College asks how much should we be prepared to protect a relative.

The beautiful story of Tony Foulds’ lifelong devotion to the men who saved his life in 1944 has touched Britain. Let’s hope Tony gets his fly past. It would be a fitting tribute to the 10 USAAF servicemen who died, and to Tony himself, says Liz Nice

The Queen is a Norfolk woman – at least she is when she’s on holiday over Christmas and New Year. And while she’s at Sandringham she almost never misses church - which means we can get to see her really easily. Our Royal fan and columnist JAMES MARSTON reports.

Linda Grave is the owner and Co-founder of EV Driver Ltd, which deals with all aspects of charging Electric Vehicles. Linda sits on a number forums helping to ensure EV charging is implemented and able to keep pace with demand. Following 10 years in banking, entrepreneur Linda started her fitness business 25 years ago, when her sons Ben and Jake were small. Her passion for the environment led her into the world of renewable energy, running East Green Energy with her then business partner. During this time she, along with four dear friends, founded Breakthrough Breast Cancer Suffolk fundraising group. It became one of the most successful fundraising groups in the country. Linda talks to Gina Long.

Dr Liz O’Riordan is a consultant breast surgeon at Ipswich Hospital who was diagnosed with breast cancer herself in 2015 with a local recurrence in 2018. Following her TEDx talk ‘Jar of Joy’, she now speaks all over the world about her experiences as a doctor and a patient. She has co-authored two books and has an award-winning blog. Outside of work she is a triathlete and an avid baker. She spoke to Gina Long, MBE

BBC Radio’s Mark Murphy wants our help to build a statue to Kevin Beattie. Here’s how you can help remember a true Ipswich Town legend...

Liz Nice on the 10 people of 2018 who have made us all feel better about our own lives because they had it worse than us!

George Vestey Suffolk High Sheriff talks to Gina Long MBE about the things he loves (and hates) about East Anglia and the worst moment of his life - at Lords cricket ground

Donovan Blake is one of the family of faces on ITV Anglia’s main news programme ‘ITV News Anglia Tonight’. He’s the Sports Correspondent and has been working with the broadcaster for the last eighteen years. Originally from Manchester, Donovan started his journalism career at Jarrold’s News Agency in Ipswich. He also worked for Suffolk County Council as a Press Officer and was Sports Editor for the Ipswich radio station SGR FM prior to joining ITV. He talks to Gina Long

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