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Five stories you need to read this weekend

PUBLISHED: 09:00 07 October 2018

Have you read these stories? Picture: PEOPLE'S POSTCODE LOTTERY

Have you read these stories? Picture: PEOPLE'S POSTCODE LOTTERY

A round up of unmissable stories including a singing sensation returning to Ipswich and the opening of a new climbing centre.

Garry and Kim in Ipswich were stunned to win in the postcode lottery  Picture: PEOPLE'S POSTCODE LOTTERYGarry and Kim in Ipswich were stunned to win in the postcode lottery Picture: PEOPLE'S POSTCODE LOTTERY

An Ipswich cabby wins big on postcode lottery

A local taxi driver has received a life changing sum of money from the People’s Postcode Lottery.

Gary Waugh scooped £30,000 in the draw after being signed up to it for three years.

Find out what the father-of-four plans to spend the money on by clicking the link above.

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Peter Andre set to return to Ipswich

Singing sensation Peter Andre will be visiting The Regent on February 26, 2019.

The star is touring to mark his 25th year in showbiz.

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased here.

People have already returned to climb the wall for a second time since it opened last week. Picture: AVID INDOOR CLIMBINGPeople have already returned to climb the wall for a second time since it opened last week. Picture: AVID INDOOR CLIMBING

See inside new adrenalin-pumping climbing centre at Ransomes Europark

Take a look at the exciting new climbing centre which has opened at Ransomes Europark in Ipswich.

The centre which was once a warehouse cost £500,000 to transform.

It has a special padded safety floor and does not involve any ropes, making it perfect for bouldering.

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Suffolk sees worst year for wasps in three decades

Expert Bob Mills claims that the wasp situation this year was the worst he had seen for 30 years.

He said that there is a five week waiting list for insecticide to get rid of the insects.

Despite the weather getting cooler Mr Mills revealed that he is still taking care of three to four wasp nests most days.

Tanya Mercer was reporting live from Westerfield railway station on ITV Anglia when a car jumped the warning lights Picture: ITV NEWS ANGLIATanya Mercer was reporting live from Westerfield railway station on ITV Anglia when a car jumped the warning lights Picture: ITV NEWS ANGLIA

Watch car jump railway lights live on TV during report on crossing dangers

ITV reporter Tanya Mercer was recording live in Westerfield in Suffolk discussing the dangers of ignoring warning signs at level crossings, when her film crew captured a vehicle doing exactly that.

The British Transport Police are now investigating the vehicle after requesting the footage from ITV.

Ipswich foodbank’s army of volunteers have been hard at work, packing and wrapping thousands of Christmas food parcels for families in need - but founder Maureen Reynel says they need even more help as demand for the service soars.

A vegan activist and mum of three is preparing for her first Christmas as a vegan and explains why she won’t give in to her meat-eating friends.

A man has been fined almost £300 for taking his hands off the wheel to make a two fingered gesture at a speed camera in Suffolk.

A Melton mum who was crowned the World’s Strongest Woman and a look at 13 new restaurants and bars in Ipswich is on our don’t miss list. Make sure you catch up with our top stories.

A prisoner from Hollesley Bay has been found after an appeal was launched to locate him.

A fire alarm temporarily stopped the show going on at the New Wolsey Theatre.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis tries out tapas sized dishes at the new Arlingtons in Ipswich.

A white van registered as having “no current keeper” was stopped by police - and then seized as the driver had no insurance or licence.

Half of Ipswich’s late night eateries have received full marks following their most recent visit from the council’s food hygiene inspectors and have been awarded a five-star award - while one received zero stars

A garden centre that runs a popular Christmas Wonderland attraction has been criticised for making life a ‘nightmare’ for its neighbours in the run-up to Christmas.

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