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Kings of Anglia Issue 9 Magazine Offer

Matchday Recap: Hemed penalty and Gerken error condemns Town to home defeat

PUBLISHED: 12:30 20 October 2018 | UPDATED: 16:57 20 October 2018

QPR celebrate after their early goal.    Picture: STEVE WALLER     WWW.STEPHENWALLER.COM

QPR celebrate after their early goal. Picture: STEVE WALLER WWW.STEPHENWALLER.COM

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Ipswich Town were beaten 2-0 at home by QPR this afternoon.

Ipswich Town finally registered their first victory of the season, at the 13th attempt, when edging a five-goal thriller at Swansea City prior to last weekend’s international break.

Now they face five crucial looking fixtures over the coming three weeks – four of those games against teams around them in the lower reaches of the Championship table, starting with tomorrow’s visit of QPR.

The Blues have so far drawn against Blackburn, Aston Villa, Norwich, Brentford and Bolton on Suffolk soil, before losing 2-0 to Middlesbrough last time out at Portman Road.

In actual fact, the last time we saw the traditional post-match fist-pump celebrations from captain Luke Chambers in front of the Sir Bobby Robson Stand was the 1-0 victory against Leeds way back on January 13 due to the fact he was injured for the 1-0 win against Barnsley (Mick McCarthy’s last game in charge) on April 10.

New management has been found for several schools in Suffolk and north Essex formerly run by the controversial academy trust Bright Tribe.

A vehicle has spilled a huge volume of diesel on the A14 near to Ipswich.

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

While speculation continues to swirl around the Prime Minister and the future of Britain’s relations with the EU post-Brexit many of the region’s Tory MPs and party members are expressing frustration at the extreme-Brexiteers in their party.

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.

A farm in Essex is using their animals and practices therapeutically, helping those with dementia and learning disabilities to make a difference in their community.

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