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  1. newsbot

    Babergh/mid Suffolk Merger Back On Again As Two Councils Plan Link

    by newsbot in Suffolk NewsAug 16, 2017 with 7 replies and 35 views.

    Six years after residents of south Suffolk rejected proposals to merger Babergh council with neighbouring Mid Suffolk, council leaders are preparing a new bid to link the authorities.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: Some ISP/email services have bounced back. Still looking into it. You should get a notification for each topic and by default "yesterday's topics" digest also.

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    Disappointment As Felixstowe Loses Popular Annual Custom Car And Hot Rod Rally

    by newsbot in Suffolk NewsAug 16, 2017 with 4 replies and 48 views.

    Visitors to the resort will miss out on one of its best-loved and biggest events this year – after the attraction decided to relocate to another part of the country.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: I didn't know about the Trinity Park Sunday event so I think you are right. Great Yarmouth has a similar event. "East Coast Pirates" at the American Diner near the Pier. American & Classic Cars, also some motorbikes for good measure. Yes,...

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    Man Gets Parking Ticket While Unloading Raffle Prizes For Charity Event In Felixstowe

    by newsbot in Suffolk NewsAug 16, 2017 with 4 replies and 27 views.

    A fundraiser from Ipswich delivering charity raffle prizes in Felixstowe at the weekend was shocked to discover he had been issued a parking ticket when briefly away from his car.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: What was more odd was the tiny available part deep into the car park...

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    Mongol Rally: Micra Driver Heading From Ipswich On 10,000 Mile Trip

    by newsbot in Suffolk NewsJul 17, 2017 with 2 replies and 30 views.

    An Ipswich driver is getting ready for a 10,000 mile voyage to Mongolia with a £234 Nissan Micra.Continue reading... on BBC News website

    Latest reply: I hate all these events... charity is just a way of justifying something... "Oh but it is for charity..."If you are doing a fundraising event for charity the fundamental importance is raising the money...The most popular fundraising...

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    Corrie Mckeague search: New CCTV images released

    by newsbot in Suffolk NewsSep 21, 2017 at 3:25 PM with 1 replies and 10 views.

    A year after he disappeared, police release new pictures of people who may have seen the airman.Continue reading... on BBC News website

    Latest reply: Why save footage for anniversaries? How are the people in the photos going to remember events from a year ago? If they did, I am sure they would have come forward by now.

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    Greater Anglia new commuter train carriages unveiled

    by newsbot in Suffolk NewsSep 13, 2017 with 1 replies and 9 views.

    Greater Anglia is buying more than 1,000 units to entirely replace its old fleet.Continue reading... on BBC News website

    Latest reply: I thought they leased the trains... FFS

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    Pregnant woman caught up in hurricane

    by newsbot in Suffolk NewsSep 7, 2017 with 1 replies and 9 views.

    There has been no word from many on the islands since the storm cut communications on Wednesday night.Continue reading... on BBC News website

    Latest reply: If only it worked like that. Women taking it in turns to be pregnant to prevent any natural disasters...

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    Police officer training for driving at speed takes out camera

    by newsbot in Suffolk NewsSep 7, 2017 with 1 replies and 10 views.

    A BBC camera is sacrificed as a trainee police driver practises driving at more than 90mph.Continue reading... on BBC News website

    Latest reply: or... woman driver takes out traffic cone...

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    Have you tried Bury St Edmunds-based Frank & Earnest’s cold brew coffee yet?

    by newsbot in Suffolk NewsAug 30, 2017 with 1 replies and 13 views.

    Charlotte Smith-Jarvis speaks to Frank & Earnest, who are leading the way in the cold brew coffee market.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: In an unusual move, they tipped off competitors of their success with different coffee origins. “All our coffees are single origin beans from a single region. At the beginning we fell in love with Honduras. It’s not hugely known for coffee but...

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    Great Blakenham SnOasis makes 'important next step'

    by newsbot in Suffolk NewsAug 29, 2017 with 1 replies and 16 views.

    Plans for the £300m snow sports centre in Great Blakenham have been in the pipeline for 16 years.Continue reading... on BBC News website

    Latest reply: I am pleased this project is still in the limelight. The county town needs something within its urban area to attract a large number of people. Suffolk Show @ Trinity Park is just an annual event. The tourism boost in particular from Europe,...

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    'brown Sauce' Thrown From Car Window In Racial Attack

    by newsbot in Suffolk NewsAug 24, 2017 with 1 replies and 20 views.

    The victim was driving when a black Vauxhall Corsa drew alongside and threw something from the window.Continue reading... on BBC News website

    Latest reply: Awful piece of thuggery but was it "racially aggravated"? Would it have been known the victim was wearing a headscarf? Isn't that more faith rather than race?There is just no respect these days towards our fellow man (and women).

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    Council Mistake Halts Ipswich Cornhill Archaeology Dig

    by newsbot in Suffolk NewsAug 22, 2017 with 1 replies and 19 views.

    Contractors were told the ditches might get in the way of a festival and parade in Ipswich.Continue reading... on BBC News website

    Latest reply: So what festival and parade is this?

  13. martinc

    Bury Food And Drink Festival

    by martinc in Suffolk NewsAug 22, 2017 with 1 replies and 19 views.

    Oh look, once again Bury St Edmunds showing Ipswich and the people of Suffolk how to do it properly!Biggest-ever Bury St Edmunds Food and Drink Festival to kick-offOurburystedmunds Food and Drink Festival.

    Latest reply: In Ipswich you have those exhibition/market tents for the food stalls...444 ...in Bury St Edmunds they have gazebos and seats for (some of) the public!You will notice a massive difference between the two BIDs - if the Ipswich one doesn't...

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    Colchester Hospital And Ipswich Hospital Consider Merger

    by newsbot in Suffolk NewsAug 17, 2017 with 1 replies and 14 views.

    Colchester and Ipswich hospitals say services could be affected unless the merger goes ahead.Continue reading... on BBC News website

    Latest reply: Services have always been affected - it is how the NHS works. A hospital in a good financial position is hardly going to be providing good healthcare. Decentralisation is a possibility. A pro rata of taxes from each county should directly pay for...

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    Cambridgeshire Man Jailed For Plot To Rape Children

    by newsbot in Suffolk NewsAug 11, 2017 with 1 replies and 23 views.

    At the time of his arrest Lee Matthews had booked a family room at a hotel and was carrying toys.Continue reading... on BBC News website

    Latest reply: Not sure why the BBC Suffolk feed is bringing up regional news. He was arrested as part of a police operation targeting online paedophiles.Cambridgeshire Police said Matthews believed he had arranged to meet a man who was going to let him...

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