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Nostalgia: New Year’s celebrations and snow in this week’s Throwback Thursday from 1990

PUBLISHED: 09:42 30 December 2019 | UPDATED: 09:42 30 December 2019

The Cornhill was packed with people celebrating the new year  Picture: ARCHANT

The Cornhill was packed with people celebrating the new year Picture: ARCHANT

New Year’s celebrations and snow – Throwback Thursday this week takes a look at what was happening around Ipswich in 1990.

Did you celebrate New Year's Eve on the Cornhill?  Picture: ARCHANTDid you celebrate New Year's Eve on the Cornhill? Picture: ARCHANT

The Cornhill was packed as people celebrated the end of the year and the start of 1991.

Chantry Sixth Form students dressed up for a sponsored trolley push for charity  Picture: ARCHANTChantry Sixth Form students dressed up for a sponsored trolley push for charity Picture: ARCHANT

Chantry Sixth Form students were out in town in force, dressed up in silly costumes and pushing trollies all in order to raise money for Cancer Research.

Captain Hook and his crew in the Co-op Juniors play of Peter Pan  Picture: ARCHANTCaptain Hook and his crew in the Co-op Juniors play of Peter Pan Picture: ARCHANT

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Meanwhile, the Co-op Juniors returned to the stage as they performed Peter Pan.

Sledging down the hills at Christchurch Park is a must when it snows  Picture: DAVID KINDREDSledging down the hills at Christchurch Park is a must when it snows Picture: DAVID KINDRED

In town we sent one of our photographers, Paul Nixon, up a huge crane on the Buttermarket construction site to capture the work being done to build the new shopping centre.

Father Christmas arrives in style in Ipswich to see all the children   Picture: PAUL NIXONFather Christmas arrives in style in Ipswich to see all the children Picture: PAUL NIXON

Ipswich was also treated to a dusting of snow with families instantly flocking to the Christchurch Park hill to sledge and make the most of the white stuff.

Handford Hall Primary students together for their festive panto Aladdin  Picture: OWEN HINESHandford Hall Primary students together for their festive panto Aladdin Picture: OWEN HINES

Do you remember any of these events? To share your memories, email imagecurators@archant.co.uk

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