Days Gone By

Do you remember all the fun of Framlingham Gala in years gone by?

Can you spot yourself in our photo gallery from Bar IV in Ipswich in 2002?

Were you a regular at the Red Lion pub in Bramford Road, Ipswich, back in the 1970s?

Family life

Suffolk resident Joe Edwards-Gill and has been metal detecting for two years – and has uncovered a number of treasures from years gone by.

We meet fundraiser Michelle Anastasiadis, founder and owner of Elle & Tyne Events, whose charity dinners and tournaments attract a host of stars from the world of sport.

The experts at Attwells solicitors have introduced a new conveyancing service to speed up the moving process.


TUI is restarting its summer flights from Stansted at the beginning of August, joining Jet2 as the only companies currently offering holidays from the airport.

With more and more people opting to forgo the flight and holiday instead at locations closer to home, reporter DONNA-LOUISE BISHOP decided to do the same and packed the kids up for a family weekend away in the Lake District. Here’s what she thought of Silverdale Holiday Park...

When asked to return to the French Alps to experience another ‘home from home’ experience with Ski Beat I could hardly say no.


When you’ve been around as long as me, it’s not surprising that the same stories come round and round again – but this week there have been a couple of issues that have blown up which have been in the melting pot for literally decades.

Have we come out of lockdown, or are we “easing lockdown” – and are we really going to be back to “normality” by Christmas as Prime Minister Boris Johnson suggested during his national pep talk last week?

Thank heavens we’ve finally got some clarity from the government on the need to use face coverings when we go out shopping – I just wish they hadn’t made such a dogs breakfast about coming to a decision on an issue that seemed pretty clear from the moment most shops reopened a month ago.

Homes & garden

A new development off Bramford Road is launching in Ipswich this month – with sustainable homes “built for the future”.

Want to buy a home for £70,000 or less? Here are a range of properties in Suffolk to give you some ideas, from studio flats to a barge.

Alison Chilvers, the owner of Bright and Beautiful Ipswich, explains how their premium cleaning service can help you organise your home, keep up with your busy schedule and give you more free time to spend with your family.

Ipswich icons

Ipswich Town lost 1-0 to Coventry City yesterday. Andy Warren looks back at the events surrounding the game.

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