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Just a'Ipswich girl

Thursday, June 6, 2019

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle was first published in 1969. Since then the book for small children has become a staple of bedtime and many parents know it by heart.

It is 46 years since ITV first aired the Hovis "boy on a bike" commercial. Even then, it struck a chord of nostalgia - can it do it again in 2019?

If you were just about to pack those nice, capacious swim shorts for a holiday in France, you might want to check the local rules first.

The missile of choice may have changed but protesters have been throwing things at politicians for millennia. Here are some of the incidents over the course of 2,000 years.

The Tuesday before day one of the Suffolk Show is all about getting Trinity Park ready to welcome tens of thousands of visitors. Our reporter interrupted proceedings...

Next week, I think, will be my 25th year reporting from the Suffolk Show - the last 18 plus seven from the 20th century!

It's where men go to pursue their hobbies but why should they be the only ones to have a personal retreat? It's our turn now, girls.

The supermarket giant Sainsbury's started with one store in London's Drury Lane in 1869. And now as it celebrates its 150th birthday, we look back at its presence in Ipswich.

Is hoarding greetings cards a known condition... or is it just me?

It looks as if baby Archie, the first child of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be kept, as far as possible, away from the glare of publicity. We look at how it's going so far.

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