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David Ellesmere, leader of the Ipswich Borough Council, talks about development at the RW Paul building on the Ipswich waterfront.

At last the borough is leading over regeneration of Ipswich

I almost feel like running a lap of honour around the Ipswich inner ring road! There is finally a firm plan to get rid of the concrete monstrosity with an octopus scrawled on the side at the entrance to the Waterfront.

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James Marston See all

James Marston at Felixstowe Tennis Club.

James Marston: I’ve had a smashing time this week

There’s nothing more English than a game of tennis.

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Tim Youngman See all

Paddy Power

Tim Youngman: Paddy Power pranks are a risky bet that seem to have paid off

Over the last few years’ bookmaker Paddy Power, has made a name for itself using controversial stunts for self-promotion. It started this in 2010 when it erected the largest ever ad hoarding on Cleave Hill which conveniently faced the Cheltenham race course ready for the gold cup. Other stunts followed, from adding a jockey to the 3,000 year old Uffington White Horse to getting Arsenal’s Nicolas Bendtner to wear and display Paddy Power pants at Euro 2012. They even have a dedicated team coming up with these headed by “head of mischief”.

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