PUBLISHED: 18:02 13 November 2018 | UPDATED: 20:07 13 November 2018 Megan Aldous Goldie Sayers , Team GB Javelin Thrower and one of Suffolk's 100 Inspiring Women speaking at the event Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Archant This is a list that Suffolk should be proud of - 100 women who are positive role models for future generations, women who have achieved success in a diverse range of fields from business, the arts, sport and education to the third sector.The list was put together by a panel of judges this summer after we asked readers for their nominations. From top left: Jenna Ackerley, Anne Beckett-Allen, Katie Bannister, Jane Basham, Dayle Bayliss, Shayra Begum, Nicola Beach, Adele Bellis and Professor Emma Bond Pictures: WENDY AIKEN PHOTOGRAPHY/EDF ENERGY/BARRY ELEY/PHILIP MYNOTT/SUFFOLK COUNTY COUCIL/UNIVERSITY OF SUFFOLKJenna Ackerley, Events Under Canvas: A Felixstowe girl originally, 38-year-old Jenna now lives in East Bergholt with her husband and … [Read more...] about Meet 100 of Suffolk’s most inspirational women
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PUBLISHED: 15:11 16 October 2018 Judy Rimmer The presenters of Blue Peter in 1972 (from left) Peter Purves, Lesley Judd, Valerie Singleton and John Noakes with his dog Shep. Picture: PA Wire Archant It was 60 years ago, on October 16 2018, that Blue Peter first arrived on our screens. People in East Anglia have been sharing their memories of the iconic children’s show. Blue Peter legend Peter Purves. Picture: Zak Hussein/PA WireThe programme has seen many changes over the years, including moves from London to Salford and, perhaps even more controversial, from BBC1 to digital channel CBeebies,But it has proved its staying power, and earlier this year it was voted the greatest children’s show of all time in a Radio Times poll. Over 60 years, it has had scores of presenters and pets, while countless models have been made and recipes cooked up on screen, as children frantically jotted down notes. Blue Peter showed the way forward to today’s … [Read more...] about Flagship show
Remember the promise of virtual reality? People are still making it, and perhaps it will come true. But in short, unless someone has upgraded the ambitions of the technology, the thing that VR offered was an amusement-arcade trick. You wore the funny head-set and you would feel as if you were inside the room with the chequered linoleum. Reach out your arm and you could touch things that weren’t there, almost. It was a game, a trip. The World Cup was broadcast in VR, wasn’t it? How did that go? Did anyone notice? Ancient Invisible Cities has a bit of VR as its big pay-off, after an hour in which presenter Dr Michael Scott travels around the ancient sites of Egypt doing some old-fashioned excitable enthusing. Scott used to be accompanied by Alexander Armstrong on these excursions but he’s flying solo now, like Penfold without Danger Mouse. He’s agreeable enough, freshly scrubbed, with feathery hair and action chinos, and quite skilled in the art of walking … [Read more...] about What to watch on TV on Friday night
PUBLISHED: 08:35 20 August 2018 | UPDATED: 08:46 20 August 2018 Amy Gibbons The distinctive red Hawks of the RAF Aerobatic Team Picture: GARY STEDMAN (c) copyright newzulu.com Check below for five stories you should have on your radar as the day gets underway. Police appeal for witnesses after serious assault in west SuffolkOne man sustained a serious head injury in what is believed to be a targeted attack involving two men in Shillitoe Close, Bury St Edmunds.Police are now searching for another man, who is thought to have suffered a stab injury.Low wages mean hundreds more workers are claiming benefitsA significant portion of workers across Suffolk and Essex are claiming Universal Credit as they struggle to make ends meet on low wages.In Colchester, nearly half of all claimants were in work – one of the highest percentages in Britain.Red Arrows soar over Ipswich on way back to RAF basePeople living in Suffolk and north Essex witnessed a spectacular … [Read more...] about Five key stories you should read this morning
Tom Cruise is officially back in action.After underwhelming receipts from “American Made,” “The Mummy” reboot, and “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back,” Cruise’s latest blockbuster, “Mission: Impossible – Fallout,” signals a return to form for a movie star who needs to prove he’s still profitable as he nears his sixth decade on the planet.With $153 million globally — including $61.5 million in North America and $92 million internationally — the newest installment in the “Mission: Impossible” franchise marked a series best opening. Prior to that, “Mission: Impossible II” boasted the biggest debut at $57.8 million, not adjusted for inflation, while the last iteration, “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation,” launched with $55.5 million. 23 PHOTOS Tom Cruise stunt moments See Gallery Tom Cruise stunt moments SEVILLE, SPAIN - JUNE 16: Actor Tom Cruise rides a … [Read more...] about ‘Mission: Impossible’: Is Tom Cruise irreplaceable?