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Simon Warr with Jeremy Vine promoting his book

Tributes have poured in for Simon Warr, the former teacher at the Royal Hospital School, and BBC Radio Suffolk broadcaster has passed away, according to an announcement on his Twitter feed posted by a close friend.

Mr Warr was well-known locally for his reports on non-league rugby and football, including Brantham Athletic, with an instantly recognisable, distinctive voice and style. His BBC work also included appearing on many debate programmes and as the headtecaher on Channel Four's 'That'll Teach 'Em',

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Smart street lights

Suffolk County Council is looking to reduce its carbon footprint by investing £9.8m in street lighting, if an LED street lighting replacement project is approved.

Following a review of its street lighting policy in 2010, and with energy prices set to increase at between 8% and 12% a year, Suffolk County Council has decided the high energy consumption of its existing lanterns could create further pressure on its resources in the near future.

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Erwarton church from the river Stour

Did you know?

A jiffy, as in 'I'll be just a jiffy' is an actual unit of time. Sometime during the late 18th or early 19th centuries, scientist Gilbert Newton Lewis defined a jiffy as the amount of time it takes light to travel one centimetre in a vacuum, which is about 33.4 picoseconds or one trillionth of a second. So, you will always be more than just a jiffy.

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Ruby and Martin have returned early from holiday to reopen Law's Cottage

Popular Chelmondiston Chinese takeaway Law's Cottage has reopened early after owners Martin and Ruby Law cancelled their annual Far East holiday due to the Coronavirus, known as Covid-19.

The couple had planned to be away until February 26, visiting their daughter Louise in Hong Kong and going to Taiwan, but will open tonight after only getting as far as Dubai.

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Tiffers Finds New Home

By Derek Davis

20th Feb 2020 | Local News

Tiffers with Chey in Freston lay-by

Tiffers the bus to help the homeless, has found a new home of its own, but like many making such a move, needs help with the initial rent.

The controversial homeless bus project, has agreed a deal to move from its current base in Freston lay-by into the former Hertz Car Rental premises, behind the Premier Stores, and petrol garage at Bourne Bridge.

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The Blossom Appeal thanking Anna and Kevin, and some of their customers at the Wheatsheaf, Tattingstone.

Every year, The Wheatsheaf, Tattingstone nominates a charity for their annual appeal, 2019 was the Blossom Appeal. Breast Cancer has affected many people in this and other local villages and this appeal is helping to build a new Breast Care Centre at Ipswich Hospital to help families and friends cope better with the illness.

The total amount raised was a fantastic £12,835 which was presented to Brian Taylor, Community Fundraising Manager for the Blossom Appeal on Friday 14th February.

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