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In Your View: Normal is bigger killer than Covid-19 but we have the cure

Posted: 27.05.20 by The Editor Opinion



We are all appalled by the destructiveness of Covid-19 not least because it’s new to us. And we want to return to life as normal. But that nor...

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Wednesday's Breakfast Briefing

Posted: 27.05.20 by The Editor Local News



Did You Know? Motor Torpedo Boats from HMS Beehive, across the water from HMS Ganges, joined hundreds of civilian vessels of all types and sizes, to ...

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Kidzone Doing Their Fare Share

Posted: 26.05.20 by The Editor Local News



Every Tuesday morning a white van with green markings unloads trays of fruit, vegetables, juices, even ration packs from the United Nations, to be dis...

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Picture special: Chelmondiston Cheer for NHS Scarecrow Trail

Posted: 26.05.20 by The Editor Local News



Rarely has there been such a mix of characters peeping over hedges, guarding gardens or dawdling in driveways, as there was in Chelmondiston over the ...

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Tuesday's Breakfast Briefing

Posted: 26.05.20 by The Editor Local News



Did You Know? On this day, the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band was released a few days early in the UK; it would go to number on...

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More peninsula pubs sign up to Save Pub Life scheme

Posted: 25.05.20 by The Editor Local News



Two more peninsula pubs have signed up to the Save Pub Life campaign allowing customers to support their local through the bad times – and get their...

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Bank Holiday Breakfast Briefing

Posted: 25.05.20 by The Editor Local News



Did You Know? Liberal politician and banker Sir John Lubbock authored the Bank Holidays Act of 1871, which made four public holidays official. For ...

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Sunday's Breakfast Briefing

Posted: 24.05.20 by The Editor Local News



Did You Know? Lightning strikes the Earth 6,000 times every minute --------------------------------- Today’s Peninsula sunrise: 04:47 
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Councillor calls for cycle routes on peninsula to be pushed forward

Posted: 23.05.20 by The Editor Opinion



Anyone who knows the main route from Wherstead to Shotley Gate and has ventured along the said B1456 of late, will know that while car traffic has dro...

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Cheer for NHS Scarecrow Trail starts today

Posted: 23.05.20 by The Editor Local News



Keep an eye out for some unlikely looking characters in Chelmondiston over this Bank Holiday weekend. Going by names such as Cheerful Cherry, Boozy...

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