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Holywells House

The wraps will soon be coming off one of Ipswich’s re-polished historic treasures - Holywell’s Park

If your knowledge about the Cobbold dynasty and its long-lost mansion has grown a bit hazy, Steven Russell has just the book for you.

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Nik Kershaw, who grew up in Ipswich, remembers being terrified before walking out on stage at Wembley

Suffolk stars of Live Aid on what it meant to them

Thirty years after Live Aid, entertainment writer Wayne Savage talks to some of the local artists who took part - and co-creator Midge Ure, visiting the region in September - and asks for their memories of the day and the differences they feel it has made.

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Jean's aunts Lily and Ethel. 'Lily was blunt-spoken, much like her mother (Retta), whereas Ethel was a real little madam'

Jean’s love letter to the Ipswich of yesterday

Jean Keevil loved her childhood in Bath Street, though is sad the area has changed

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Amanda Janes in action against Akiko Morigami during the DFS Classic tournament in Edgbaston `10 years ago. Photo: David Jones/PA

Former British number two female tennis player Amanda Janes on Wimbledon, the cost of pursuing dreams and family life

Today, she juggles work and her two young children, but at one stage Amanda Janes, the daughter of a Wimbledon finalist, was ranked women’s number two in Britain for tennis.

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Christine Truman after winning the French Championships in Paris in 1959

Suffolk tennis ace Christine Truman remembers the day she contested Wimbledon final

Christine Truman made her Wimbledon debut at 16 and won the French tennis championships at 18.

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