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PUBLISHED: 08:47 08 August 2018 | UPDATED: 09:14 08 August 2018

Danny Boyle working on set in Halesworth Thoroughfare - but could he return to Suffolk with filming for James Bond?
Picture: NICK BUTCHER

Danny Boyle working on set in Halesworth Thoroughfare - but could he return to Suffolk with filming for James Bond? Picture: NICK BUTCHER

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From a bid to see the latest Bond film shot here in Suffolk to ITFC’s potential new signings - here we bring you five must-read stories for this morning.

Daniel Craig stars as James Bond in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures/Columbia Pictures/EON Productions’ action adventure SKYFALL.Daniel Craig stars as James Bond in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures/Columbia Pictures/EON Productions’ action adventure SKYFALL.

1 Could Danny Boyle’s new 007 film be ‘From Suffolk With Love?’

Speculation is rising that the well known Oscar-winning film director, fresh from shooting the latest Richard Curtis-penned film in East Anglia this spring, will bring filming for the new Bond movie to the county too.

2 Mysterious thieves steal £18,000 food trailer

“Devastated” young people in need have been left jobless after brazen thieves stole their food trailer.

The trailer which was stolen from The Mix in Stowmarket. Picture: THE MIXThe trailer which was stolen from The Mix in Stowmarket. Picture: THE MIX

The Mix Stowmarket bought the £18,000 trailer earlier this year to help plug a financial black hole when Mid Suffolk District Council cut £60,000 of funding.

3 New adventure golf park opens in Suffolk

An exciting new pirate themed adventure golf course has opened, why not take your children this summer?

Stonham Barns Golf Park, formally known as Stonham Golf Centre, has opened a brand new pirate-themed adventure golf course.

Stonham Barns Adventure Golf Picture: LAUREN DE BOISEStonham Barns Adventure Golf Picture: LAUREN DE BOISE

The exciting challenge, which is called Smugglers Bay, will see participants dodging volcanoes, navigating around water falls and avoiding shipwrecks.

4 Town to announce two new signings as Waghorn departs for Derby County

Ipswich Town will announce the double signing of Toto Nsiala and Jon Nolan from Shrewsbury today following the sale of Martyn Waghorn to Derby.

Waghorn joins the Rams for an initial £5 million, with the deal potentially reaching in the region of £7.5 million if add-ons relating to promotion, subsequent Premier League survival and personal performance are all met.

Martyn Waghorn is heading for Derby County.    Picture: STEVEWALLER    www.stephenwaller.comMartyn Waghorn is heading for Derby County. Picture: STEVEWALLER www.stephenwaller.com

5 Spike in anti social behaviour at Crown Pools

Anti-social behaviour is on the rise at the popular pool during summer holiday

Council chiefs have seen a huge increase in visitors to Crown Pools so far this summer, and now bosses are working with police to address a number of issues flagged at the facility.

Problems reported include an increase in bad language and “inappropriate” behaviour in changing rooms.

Police have reported a spike in anti-social behaviour at Crown Pools Picture: ARCHANTPolice have reported a spike in anti-social behaviour at Crown Pools Picture: ARCHANT

Now people are being warned that if they fail to abide by the rules, they will be removed from the facility and banned.

A three-car collision between the Copdock roundabout and Wherstead caused three miles of traffic jams on the A14, just outside Ipswich.

It is a new concept in dental care and it is being introduced at Suffolk dental surgeries.

Two Kesgrave High School students have been accepted onto a prestigious national engineering scholarship after taking part in a rigorous application process.

They were a mainstay of 1950s and 60s Britain who, in the days before 24-hour convenience stores and online shopping, provided an unrivalled doorstep service.

More people have been seriously hurt on Suffolk roads over the last 12 months 
than in each of the five previous years, according to government figures.

The Citizens Advice network in Suffolk says it is “dismayed” by council proposals to end its funding support across the county.

Staff, students and businesses from across the region have begun their fundraising for Children in Need which takes place today.

A programme to turn around Suffolk’s special education needs (SEN) provision has been outlined – with an “innovative” pilot set to spearhead the measures.

The new-look Cornhill will host thousands of people next week for the Ipswich Town Hall Christmas lights switch on.

Millennials face an ‘impossible task’ buying a first house first home in Ipswich, with the average starter home in the town costing £60,000 more than the national average.

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