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Days Gone By

And they're off! We take a drive down to Felixstowe in today's days gone by, the Eastern Counties Motor Club took on the autotests in 1973.

Pack your school bag and lunch box and take a nostalgic trip back to Cliff Lane primary school in Ipswich in 1977.

Family life

Make Xmas extra special by choosing your own tree

When farmers' daughter Beth Duchesne first started driving a tractor on the road 10 years ago, gender stereotyping was so rife she could stop traffic.

Ipswich woman Sylvia, 93, was born 'over Stoke' and later lived on Maidenhall and Chantry

Travel

A weekend stay in the classy surroundings of The Grange Hotel in the heart of York made us feel as if we had just stepped out in style as stars of the silver screen.

Our reviewer tried out this popular site near Sudbury, where technology goes out of the window in favour of getting back to nature

Soaring skyscrapers, desert dunes that lead to adventure and enchanting entertainment are all part of the dizzying heights of Dubai's success.

Opinion

A week on from the confirmation that the 2019 General Election will be held on December 12, we've been undergoing the traditional "phoney war" as parliamentary business is polished off and former MPs return to their constituencies.

So we've finally got a decision and we are going for a General Election on December 12 - the first case of Jingle Polls since the 1920s!

Over recent weeks, I've tried to keep this column as Brexit-free as possible - but there really is only one political show in town at the moment and I'm starting to think the issue could have a serious impact on Suffolk politics.

Homes & garden

A self storage company is celebrating a sales boost - as homeowners opt to do up their properties rather than move home.

The UK's new crop of farmers are ditching sentiment in favour of a much more pragmatic approach as the industry faces up to an enormous set of challenges, East Anglian land agents believe.

If you think that fertilisers are bad for the environment but an essential tool to help your garden grow, discover how an organic fertiliser could be the solution.

Ipswich icons

The famous Broomhill Pool and the Willis building roof garden are among some of Ipswich's icons to open to the public this weekend for heritage open days.

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