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Days Gone By

We take a walk through the streets of Ipswich and back to the open air market in 1979.

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.

Family life

Samantha Brook has great advice to help everyone self-isolating find moments of joy in their day.

We’ve all had a lot to come to terms with recently but we’ll get through it together.

Your week’s entertainment is sorted, with live gigs, virtual quizzes, and art gallery tours.

Travel

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.

Imagine waking up in the heart of a bustling city centre, just moments away from the shops, attractions and restaurants which have made it a key destination for millions of tourists each year. And then consider being able to do all that without spending an absolute fortune on accommodation.

Opinion

Are we ever going to get used to the “lock-down” life – or is this strange existence going to continue to feel weird until the day when we are told that we can return to “normal?”

I’ve been a news junkie since I was a child in the late 1960s. I think it was Apollo Eight at Christmas 1968 that got me hooked – and by the time the General Election of 1970 happened I was an 11-year-old political expert!

This was the week the world changed as society effectively started to shutdown in the face of the growing coronavirus crisis – but do we all really understand the scale of the changes we’re facing? Paul Geater shares his experience.

Homes & garden

A 50ft Dutch barge has been put on the market with a freehold price tag of £49,900.

Catwalk star Claudia Schiffer and her movie director husband have scored a mini victory in a dispute with an East Anglian neighbour.

Plant to Plate deadline extended as schools close for the summer.

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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