Nostalgia PUBLISHED: 11:00 21 December 2018 Steve Russell Steven Hillyard wanted a boa constrictor for Christmas, so his dad got him Sammy Picture: ARCHANT Archant Can you remember what you were watching on Christmas Day years ago? Remember when we had only three channels? Ken Dodd was a Christmas TV star in 1968 Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESteven Russell got a Man from U.N.C.L.E. spy briefcase for Christmas 1968, with fake Luger pistol, plastic grenade and invisible-ink pen. These days, it’s socks. (More PC but less fun.) He looks back at Christmas over half a century: how we lived, what we watched, and moreSteven Hillyard asked for a boa constrictor for Christmas, as you do, and his dad got him one for £7. It was named Sammy. Er…don’t they grow to six feet or so?“He’s not really dangerous,” dad John, a diver (honestly) from Dunlin Road in Ipswich, told us in 1968. “Boa constrictors are not poisonous. … [Read more...] about Flashback: Suffolk Christmases in the past
66 high street colchester
A BREXIT deal is well underway, but some anti-democratic campaigners are still refusing to accept the result of our historic vote. They say we need another referendum to make sure everyone voted properly before - even after 17.5million people opted to Leave - and knew what that meant. Now expert pollsters from Survation have carried out extensive research trying to prove that we need another vote. They talked to 20,000 people across the UK to look at what would happen if Theresa May called a snap Brexit vote tomorrow, something she's already ruled out many times. The results show that more people would now want to stay than quit. Of course, almost all the polls in the run up to the 2016 referendum said the same thing, so let's take the results with a huge pinch of salt. So how would your area supposedly vote if we had another go? Boston would still be the region with the highest leave vote - at around 70 per cent opting again to quit the bloc. Other key leave areas including … [Read more...] about How would your area vote in a second referendum on Brexit?
PUBLISHED: 11:23 27 April 2006 | UPDATED: 16:36 25 February 2010 A FORMER barmaid from Suffolk has beaten the likes of Cameron Diaz, Pamela Anderson and Anna Kournikova in a poll of the world's sexiest women.Charlotte Marshall, who lives in Ipswich, has been voted the 58th most desirable woman on the planet according to readers of FHM magazine. A FORMER barmaid from Suffolk has beaten the likes of Cameron Diaz, Pamela Anderson and Anna Kournikova in a poll of the world's sexiest women.Charlotte Marshall, who lives in Ipswich, has been voted the 58th most desirable woman on the planet according to readers of FHM magazine.The 21-year-old, who went to Amberfield and Ipswich schools, also out performed Tom Cruise's girlfriend Katie Holmes (79th), supermodel Kate Moss (87th) and Prince William's girlfriend Kate Middleton (94th).Miss Marshall, who used to work at the Curve Bar in Princes Street, began her modeling career in 2003 and is no stranger to the pages of FHM, finishing runner up in … [Read more...] about Suffolk’s Charlotte sexier than Cameron Diaz