Your chance to wear Blues shirt to work

WEAR your Ipswich Town colours with pride in derby week and help boost an important local cause.The Evening Star is calling on firms to encourage staff to wear their Blues shirts to work on Friday, April 11, and “fine” them £1 each for the privilege.

WEAR your Ipswich Town colours with pride in derby week and help boost an important local cause.

The Evening Star is calling on firms to encourage staff to wear their Blues shirts to work on Friday, April 11, and “fine” them £1 each for the privilege.

Canaries fans can join in too, if they are feeling brave enough, but the fine for wearing yellow and green will be a princely £2!

Every penny raised will go to the Star's Somebody's Daughter appeal which will help young and vulnerable women escape from the clutches of drugs and vice.

It's your chance to show your passion for the Tractor Boys in what promises to be one of the most important East Anglian derby matches for many a season.

Jim Magilton's men are hoping to secure promotion, and Norwich City are fighting to keep their head above the relegation danger zone after their push for the play-offs faltered under new boss Glenn Roeder.

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Your pride in the men from Portman Road could raise thousands of pounds for Somebody's Daughter, which was launched by Ipswich Borough Council and the Evening Star as a legacy to the five women murdered by Steve Wright - Tania Nicol, Gemma Adams, Anneli Alderton, Annette Nicholls and Paula Clennell.

The principal aim of the charity is to fund a safe house for young women who are deemed to be seriously at risk.

If you want to organise a Wear Your Town Shirt To Work event in your workplace, please contact Josh Warwick on 01473 324840 or e-mail josh.warwick@eveningstar.co.uk

As well as raising money, we would like you to send in your photos of the day so that we can feature them in the Evening Star.

Town fans will be asked to contribute £1 for wearing their shirts, and Norwich fans £2, but fans of other clubs can still take part and make their own £1 contribution.

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