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Car buyers putting looks before safety

Most of the UK’s car buyers care more about how their new purchase looks than how well it is rated for safety, according to new research.

Kate Adams, Sam Pay and Dale Superville during rehearsals for Wind in the Willows, which is being staged at The Mercury Theatre in Colchester from July 29 to August 21, Photo by Darren Bell. ANL-160714-141045001

A classic tale of adventure for all the family

There is a special treat in store for families from July 29 to August 21 when the action spills off the stage into the audience as Toad, Badger, Rat and Mole make the Mercury Theatre their home in the Made in Colchester production of Wind in the Willows.

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Family fun at St Edmundsbury Cathedral

The first three events in a new summer series of family focused-fun at St Edmundsbury Cathedral take place next week, starting on Tuesday, July 26 with an interactive reptile experience from 10.30am to midday and 1pm to 4pm.

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The Aliens and their underpants are landing in Bury St Edmunds

To celebrate the arrival of Aliens Love Underpants at the Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds this August the Theatre is running a ‘Rate My Pants’ competition.

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Five things we won’t miss about the VHS video recorder

In a world where the pocket calculator was as close as many of us got to technology, the video recorder seemed like it had come from outer space (or possibly off the set of Tomorrow’s World). A whole world of television viewing opened up in the late 1970s with TV shows and the latest(ish) films available to watch whenever we wanted.

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A photograph released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge of Prince George to mark his third birthday (Matt Porteous/PA)

Prince George’s third birthday shots taken at Anmer Hall

Prince George is celebrating his third birthday today and to mark the occasion Kensington Palace have released some charming pictures of him taken at the family home in West Norfolk.

Suffolk Young People's Theatre Evita rehearsals

Youngsters prepare for upcoming Evita show in Bury St Edmunds

Rehearsals are in full swing for the Suffolk Young People’s Theatre’s upcoming musical production.

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Stepdance Day is coming to Occold, near Eye

On Sunday, July 24 the East Anglian Traditional Music Trust presents its annual celebration of our local stepdancing tradition at Stepdance Day, this year in a new location in the village of Occold, near Eye.

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Haverhill drama group to stage Hamlet outdoors

As part of the national Shakespeare 400 celebrations to mark this year’s 400th anniversary of the playwright’s death, Haverhill group Outspoken Theatre is taking on his most famous play, Hamlet Prince Of Denmark.

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