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It was a once-in-a-lifetime treat when Concorde flew from RAF Coltishall.

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Review: Ain't Misbehavin': The Fats Waller Musical, by Richard Maltby Jnr, Colchester Mercury, until Saturday March 30

Andrew Clarke

Which 1980s pop songs bring back memories for you? Did 'Don't You Want Me' float your boat, or 'The Look of Love' get your pulse racing?

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Suffolk theatre director Alastair Whatley is celebrating ten years of success by taking two plays to New York. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to him about how theatre can still capture an audience's imagination

Andrew Clarke

Opinion Has spring sprung a trap?

Monday, March 4, 2019

What should we do? Put away the winter clothes and dig out the flip flops or ignore the weather and stick with the thermals?

ITV

Fifty years ago today, on March 2 1969, Concorde made its maiden flight in Toulouse, France. Nick Richards and Judy Rimmer salute the fantastic white plane.

ipswich

The royal's New York party has been much reported and speculated upon. Our columnist reveals more about the tradition.

Harry

This month it's 60 years since Buddy Holly died in a plane crash aged just 22. Our arts editor takes a look back at other stars we lost before their time, from Amy Winehouse and Kurt Cobain to Whitney Houston.

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"Anglia Square not Leicester Square." It was a catchy slogan - but campaigners Rob Wilkes and Raf Turnbull hardly dared to hope it would come true.

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In his latest column, Tony Garnett reports on the Suffolk Winter Alliance event at Southwold, Suffolk's Men's teams for the season ahead and the first game of the season for the Suffolk Ladies.

New York

Celebrate your local independent restaurant on National Pizza Day (February 9).

ipswich

A brand new New York style pizza restaurant has opened in Sudbury selling flavours by the slice, just like in the USA.

Sudbury

What a night! November, 1954, and dancer Sidonie Darrell is on stage with a galaxy of stars: Bob Hope and Noël Coward, Norman Wisdom, Max Bygraves, Joan Sims, Frankie Howerd and Peter Sellers.

BBC

Well-known ex-RAF character from family business E.R. & R.T. Rackham Ltd dies at 94. Loved Ipswich Town, Frank Sinatra songs and a flutter on the horses

Tesco

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis reveals some great-tasting alcohol-free drinks to keep you going during Dry January 2019.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis

One minute you're curled up, savouring the latest Agatha Christie mystery. The next, 50 years have passed in a flash. Still, looking back at books of yesteryear does raise happy memories

Spain

As the year draws to a close and the awards season revs up, Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at a surprisingly diverse and entertaining year at the cinema and suggests these films should be on your home viewing list. How many have you seen?

Andrew Clarke

One of the bosses of a leading Ipswich-based manufacturing firm has sounded warnings over the impact of Brexit.

European Union

Christmas can be a stressful time of year what with all those rows to fit in with your family, arguments over who gets the last chocolate in the tin and that's without having to navigate the festive TV schedules. Here are some hidden gems which are buried in the listings.

ITV

Sir John Mills - Suffolk's acting knight - was one of the greatest actors of his generation and a great east Anglian. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke reviews Sir John's career and revisits two interviews he did with the star during the last ten years of his life.

Andrew Clarke

A market leader in noise reduction solutions has been shortlisted for a top industry award.

United Kingdom

What does John Lennon mean to you? On the anniversary of his death, we're looking at his legacy and why his music is as relevant now as ever.

Sudbury

Words like icon and legend are thrown around lots these days, but David Bowie was the real deal. Woody Woodmansey, who played drums on classics like The Man Who Sold The World and Spiders From Mars, remembers their time together.

BBC

With the festive season approaching, we've chosen 26 all-time great feel-good movies. Vote for your favourite in our poll.

Lynne Mortimer

Stan Lee died recently at the age of 95. For many he was king of the comic book. He not only gave the world Spider-Man and The Avengers, Arts editor Andrew Clarke maintains that he was responsible for encouraging young people to read.

Andrew Clarke

Opinion Theresa May's biggest problem? Being a woman

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Liz Nice says Theresa May's sex makes it impossible for her to win over Brexit

Theresa May

With the release of JK Rowling's new Fantastic Beasts movie, we return to the magical world of Harry Potter. Arts editor Andrew Clarke is impressed with how well the new story meshes with the previous installments

Andrew Clarke

With Guy Fawkes night just a fading memory, Christmas is now looming closer with lighting switch-ons, the arrival of Santa and Christmas fayres now dominating our social calendars. Miriam Spall from Where To Take Our Children/Suffolk Kids has look at the family events coming up this week

West Suffolk Hospital

The Harry Potter looks set to be expanded still further with the release next week of the second Fantastic Beasts movie. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at why the world of Harry Potter continues to blossom without him

Andrew Clarke

Suffolk athlete, Kieran Clements, who shot to fame as a junior by scooping a host of national titles in 2011, will make his senior debut in an England vest this weekend.

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