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Stories you don’t want to miss: A car ending up in a river and a high school pupil who may be 30

PUBLISHED: 20:29 02 November 2018

The new Volvo V40 CC was driven in the wrong direction out of a car park in Framlingham, into the river running besides the car park. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

The new Volvo V40 CC was driven in the wrong direction out of a car park in Framlingham, into the river running besides the car park. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

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Take a look at our five top stories of the week it includes a review of Spoons World Buffet in Ipswich and more.

Plans have been lodged for development at the Homebase store in Warren Heath Picture: ARCHANTPlans have been lodged for development at the Homebase store in Warren Heath Picture: ARCHANT

What’s next for Warren Heath Homebase?

New plans for the Homebase store in Warren Heath has raised questions on what the future holds for it. Earlier this year the DIY retailer said that the Ipswich store would be one of the 42 which will close in 2019. But a planning application for the building has sparked some confusion on whether or not it will be shutting. The plans want to move the garden centre from the site to the back and outline permission to build a drive-through retail unit or cafe/restaurant.

Chinese at Spoons World Buffet, Ipswich PICTURE: ArchantChinese at Spoons World Buffet, Ipswich PICTURE: Archant

Our review of Spoons World Buffet in Ipswich

Features writer Emily Cotton tried the Spoons World Buffet and reveals the highs and the lows of the meal. The eatery serves Chinese, Italian, Japanese, and traditional British roasts so there is something for everyone. Read the review for yourself by clicking the link above.

The couple and orchestra pose following the romantic proposal Picture: TOP SECRET AGENTThe couple and orchestra pose following the romantic proposal Picture: TOP SECRET AGENT

Suffolk man proposes in style at Waterloo

A man from Bury St Edmunds spent months planning a spectacular way to pop the question to his girlfriend. His proposal required the help of a classical orchestra and Network Rail staff. Watch the video of the incredible proposal unravel by clicking the link above.

The car is a courtesy car, promoting a local garage and recommending a test drive for the new vehicle. Picture: CONTRIBUTEDThe car is a courtesy car, promoting a local garage and recommending a test drive for the new vehicle. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

See pictures of a car going into a river after parking mishap

A brand new Volvo courtesy car found itself in the River Ore in Framlingham. The vehicle was reportedly driven in the wrong direction out of the car park. The driver of the car was uninjured but was left embarrassed and with wet feet.

Stoke High School Ormiston Academy, Ipswich. Picture: ARCHANTStoke High School Ormiston Academy, Ipswich. Picture: ARCHANT

Ipswich high school under investigation over a pupil who could be 30

A pupil at Stoke high school claims to be 15-years-old however other students have told their parents that he may be older than he says he is. The Home Office has now taken on the investigation into the age of the individual and how he became enrolled at the school. This was our most read story of the week, take a look at it for yourself here.

Firefighters now believe a blaze above a high street shop in Ipswich was started deliberately.

Work to complete the final section of the Cornhill revamp in Ipswich has started with the arrival of the first part of the “Four Gateways” artwork which is going up outside Debenhams.

Fares on Ipswich Buses are going up again at the end of November – for the second time in nine months.

People are being warned of rail delays after police attended to an incident involving ‘disruptive passengers’ on a Greater Anglia service.

Midwives have shared a rare glimpse into the plight of babies born addicted to drugs at our hospitals.

Plans for a new brain injury rehabilitation hub and housing centre in Ipswich have been boosted thanks to some large donations towards the cost of the build.

As the country pulls together for Children in Need, one Ipswich business is raising funds by encouraging employees to bring a few cuddly friends to work.

Free tickets to go and watch the mighty Tractor Boys play at Portman Road are being given to nearby schools.

A nursery in Felixstowe has been put into special measures after it received its second “inadequate” Ofsted inspection this year.

An Ipswich man suffered cuts and bruises and two broken teeth after being attacked by a neighbour, it has been alleged.

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