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Orwell, Gipping (or Rat)

The name of the river in parts of Ipswich is a matter of debate. Coming down stream, where does the Gipping end and the Orwell start? After looking at old maps, I can say that it is a debate with … Continue reading

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The Ælfgeir Chronicle

Chapter II MCMXCVII In this year begun the reign of Tonto the Anti-Christ.  This was the beginning of much suffering. MCMXCIX In this year the severity of the coming recession was decided by giving away gold to pay tribute to … Continue reading

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The Ælfgeir Chronicle

Chapter I It came to pass that a multitude believed in an ancient sage called Atlee and attributed to him, health, prosperity, wisdom and all things that are good. In those days a dragon rose above the sea. The dragon … Continue reading

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Ipswich’s Part Time MP

The recently elected new MP for Ipswich Alexander Martin, has decided that he wants to be the town’s MP on a part time basis. He has decided that he is not stepping down as a county councillor because he wants … Continue reading

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We want to keep the Upper Orwell Crossings

Friday, 23 June, 2017 In his Six Point Plan for Ipswich, Ben Gummer and the Conservatives promised to secure the funds to build a Wet Dock Crossing across the Orwell. The Chancellor announced that the Wet Dock Crossing would be given … Continue reading

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Soham North By election. Conservative Hold

Many congratulations to Mark Goldsack for winning the Soham North ward by-election in East Cambridgeshire.

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the most bourgeois thing on the planet

  The Spectator puts it well here Only Jeremy Corbyn could speak at Glastonbury and think he was addressing the oppressed proletariat. Glastonbury, he said, while introducing an unintelligible US rapper on the Pyramid Stage, shows ‘that another world is … Continue reading

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