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Spoon World Buffet set to open - one of our must-reads of the week

PUBLISHED: 05:00 22 September 2018 | UPDATED: 11:08 22 September 2018

Catch up on these stories. Picture: GREG WILLIAMS

Catch up on these stories. Picture: GREG WILLIAMS


From an exciting announcement at Chantry Park to the opening of a cannabis lounge in Ipswich make sure you are up to date with our articles.

Something to make you hungry

Soon you will be able to experience a dish from all over the world without even leaving Ipswich.

A new buffet restaurant, which will be called The Spoon World Buffet, is set to open at the old Iceland supermarket premises on St Matthew’s street.

It is unclear when the new eatery will open after many delays in 2017.

Something to surprise you

Suffolk’s first ever cannabis lounge opened its doors this week in Eagle Street in Ipswich.

The lounge which is called Green Man Compassion sells a range of cannabis derived products, including oils, pastes and powders containing CBD, a non-psychoactive constituent of cannabis.

Owner Darryl Noe says it’s all legal and above board.

Something to excite you

Suffolk boy Ed Sheeran is returning home to put on two headline gigs.

The singer songwriter will be performing next Summer at Ipswich’s Chantry Park.

The gigs will take place on the August 23 and 24 – a Friday and Saturday night.

Something to make you smile

A family has gained their fifth generation and first boy.

Ezra Andrews entered the world on September 2 at Ipswich Hospital.

The birth went smoothly but was a lot faster than expected, read the story to find out more.

Something new comes to a Suffolk pub

The Boot in Freston no longer accepts cash payments.

The pub is the first in the UK to go cashless so customers must pay by card of phone.

The 1530s pub had been derelict for nine years before new landlord Mike Keen took it on and refurbished it.

Find out how long criminals of East Anglia will spend behind bars with our jailed round-up.

Free iCards for Ipswich youngsters last summer cost £100,000 it has emerged, as latest figures have revealed the extent of take up.

Dogs, cats and rats feature in this weeks round-up. Do you have room in your home for one of these cute creatures from the RSPCA centre in Martlesham?

A conservative club that survived through two world wars is set to close next week, with its committee blaming a ‘stay-at-home’ drinking culture for the dwindling bar takings.

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.

In the latest of our series in celebrating community heroes we spoke to The Wildlife Gadget Man, Jason Alexander about his work helping to fight plastic waste across the county.

Greater Anglia’s first new “bimode” diesel and electric train for rural routes has ventured out on to the region’s rail network for the first time.

With talented well-known stars, unscripted fits of laughter and something for everyone to enjoy - The Regent have pulled off another unforgettable Christmas pantomime.

Beyond the Christmas tree, decorations and pudding, do you have any special customs unique to your family? Here’s a look at some weird and wonderful festive traditions.

Drivers are warned of possible treacherous road conditions this evening as “freezing rain” could turn roads icy.

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