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Holbrook Hornets buzzing after FA Grassroots Club accolade

Posted: 24.06.20 by The Editor Local Sport

The junior football season may have fizzled but that has not stopped a peninsula club from continued success. Holbrook Hornets has been honoured b...

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Domestic abuse helpline extended to help victims anyone affected on the peninsula and beyond

Posted: 22.05.20 by The Editor Local Sport

Fears that domestic abuse on the peninsula has worsened during the coronavirus crisis has sparked renewed efforts to reach out to anyone affected, mal...

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Town among six clubs fighting for league season to be concluded on the pitch

Posted: 15.05.20 by The Editor Local Sport

Ipswich Town are one of six league One clubs holding out to complete the League One season on the pitch. A meeting involving all 72 EFL clubs today...

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Peninsula ideas on how to keep fit during lockdown

Posted: 27.04.20 by The Editor Local Sport

With the peninsula's sports centre at Holbrook closed, along with every other gym in the country, people are having to get inventive to keep f...

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Easter Monday Breakfast Briefing

Posted: 13.04.20 by The Editor Local Sport

Did you know? A lot of us may chomp on chocolate eggs at Easter, but originally eating eggs was not allowed by church leaders during the week leadi...

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Peninsula key workers in focus: Meet Will Wrinch farming through the lock down

Posted: 28.03.20 by The Editor Local Sport

Producing food for the population is a key role, pandemic or otherwise but one Peninsula farmer certainly does not consider himself to be ‘in the fi...

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Ipswich women 'gutted' as their epic season counts for nothing

Posted: 27.03.20 by The Editor Local Sport

Ipswich Town women's management and players have reacted with dismay after learning their epic efforts this season will be wiped from the record. ...

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Holbrook Hornets: Unbeaten under 14s do what Liverpool can't yet, and clinch division title

Posted: 19.03.20 by The Editor Local Sport

Liverpool may be facing an agonising wait to see if they can secure the Premier League title, but there are such worries for one young Holbrook side. ...

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Coronavirus: Game on as Suffolk FA say matches on the peninsula should be played

Posted: 14.03.20 by The Editor Local Sport

It is game on for junior football today after the Suffolk FA ruled no youth matches needed to be cancelled due to the Covid-19. However, Brantham A...

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Brantham Athletic: All games on for now but parents can keep their youth players at home if they choose

Posted: 13.03.20 by The Editor Local Sport

Brantham Athletic are planning to go-ahead with their youth fixtures tomorrow, but accept some parents will not want their children to play. Daren ...

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