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and with much focus on improving the road network in conjunction with the in-construction Great Yarmouth Outer Harbour. Norwich is linked to Cambridge via the A11, which leads to the M11 motorway for London and the M25 (M25 motorway). It is linked to Ipswich (to the south) by the A140 and to Lowestoft (to the south-east) by the A146 (A146 road). In September 1993 Ipswich and Arras became twin towns, and a square in the new Ipswich Buttermarket development was named Arras Square

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was under Labour (Labour Party (UK)) control. The town was then governed by a Conservative (Conservative Party (UK))-Liberal Democrat (Liberal Democrats) coalition until May 2011 when it reverted to Labour (Labour Party (UK)). The current Borough Council Leader is Labour's parliamentary candidate for the next General Election David Ellesmere (David Ellesmere (politician)). The town is covered by two parliamentary constituencies: Ipswich (Ipswich (UK Parliament constituency)), which

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with Her Majesty's Coastguard. The area the team covers stretches from the dry dock in Ipswich to Shotley (Shotley, Suffolk), and then from Shotley to the White Bridge at Manningtree, and they often operate in the Wrabness area with the neighbouring team. The Great Eastern Main Line passes close to the village but the railway station (Ardleigh railway station) closed in November 1967. The closest railway station is now at Manningtree railway station Manningtree

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Thames#Geological history River Thames in southern England originally entered the North Sea near Ipswich. About 450,000 years BP (Before Present), an ice sheet expanding from the north pushed the course of the river southwards, forcing the Thames to cut a new mouth where the mouth of the River Blackwater, Essex now is, north of London. It later moved southwards again to its current position as a result of cutting through the Chiltern Hills at Goring-on-Thames, an event which created the Goring Gap. birth_date

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Byrhtnoth was killed at Maldon (Maldon, Essex). And on that year it was decided to pay tax (Danegeld) to Dane (Danes (ancient people))s for the great terror which they made by the sea coast; that first payment was 10,000 pounds (Pound sterling). Archbishop Sigerīc decided first on the matter. Distributors Zines are most often obtained through mail-order distributors. There are many catalogued and online based mail-order distros for zines. Some of the longer running and most

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to the South-east of the town, which was opened in 1929 by the Ipswich Corporation. The airport was controversially closed in 1996 by Ipswich Borough Council, amid significant public opposition to the decision. The site was redeveloped for housing as the Ravenswood estate.


sectors, ranging from shipping to motor and household to life. Some of the major players with a key presence in Ipswich include AXA, Churchill, Legal & General, LV and Willis. The presence of the skilled and experienced workforce has also led to the establishment of a large number of ancillary businesses servicing these companies including those offering call centres dealing with sales and claims. Ipswich is one of the Haven ports and is still a working port, handling several million tonnes

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, a nursing home near Ipswich, and was buried at Kensal Green Cemetery. His wife survived him. DATE OF DEATH 11 March 1894 PLACE OF DEATH near Ipswich, Suffolk According to his book ''The Discovery of Witches'', Hopkins began his career as a witch-finder after he overheard various women discussing their meetings with the Devil in March 1644 in Manningtree. In fact, the first accusations were made by John Stearne

witches. Together with their female assistants, they were well paid for their work, and it has been suggested that this was a motivation for his actions. Russell 1981 (#history of witchcraft): p98 Hopkins states that "his fees were to maintain his company with three horses", Cabell 2006 (#biography): p36 Notestein 1911 (#Witchcraft): p. 193 ref>

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. Having found success with Richard III, Garrick moved onto a number of other roles including Tate's adaptation (The History of King Lear) of Shakespeare's ''King Lear'' and Pierre in Otway's (Thomas Otway) ''Venice Preserv'd'' as well as comic roles such as Bayes in Buckingham's (George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham) ''The Rehearsal (The Rehearsal (play))''; a total of 18 roles in all in just the first six months of his acting career. His success led Alexander Pope, who saw him perform three times during this period, to surmise, "that young man never had his equal as an actor, and he will never have a rival." Britannica * Fort Belvedere, Surrey, England * Freston Tower, near Ipswich, Suffolk * Garrick's Temple to Shakespeare, Hampton * Sway Tower (Sway (village)#Sway Tower), New Forest, England * Tattingstone Wonder, near Ipswich, Suffolk * The Temple near Castle Semple Loch, Renfrewshire, Scotland Early life and family Ralph Fiennes was born in Ipswich on 22 December 1962, the eldest child of Jennifer Lash (1938–1993), a writer of English and Irish descent, and Mark Fiennes (1933–2004), a farmer and photographer whose father was industrialist Sir Maurice Fiennes (Maurice Fiennes) (1907–1994).

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Ipswich, Suffolk, England death_date '''Martin Gordon''' (born 1954, Ipswich, Suffolk) is an English (English people) musician, who plays bass guitar and piano. DATE OF BIRTH 1954 PLACE OF BIRTH Ipswich, Suffolk, England DATE OF DEATH The castle and estates supported a luxurious, wealthy lifestyle by their owners - Elizabeth had an income of approximately £3,500 a year, most of which was spent on supporting her household, centred on Clare. Bailey, p.18.


url http: web.archive.org web 20050908085245 www.itfc.premiumtv.co.uk page HistoryDetail 0,,10272~347159,00.html title History of the Stadium publisher Ipswich Town F.C. accessdate 16 March 2007 They have a strong rivalry with Norwich City (Norwich City F.C.), and have been the previous clubs of the two most successful England (England national football team) managers, Alf Ramsey (who was buried in the Old Cemetery in the town on his death in 1999) and Bobby Robson. They won the League Championship in 1961–62 (1961–62 Football League) (their first season as a top division club) during Ramsey's reign, as well as the 1978 FA Cup (1977–78 FA Cup) and the 1981 UEFA Cup (1980–81 UEFA Cup) under Robson. The club are also undefeated at home in all European competitions having drawn 6 and won the other 25. The club has also fielded many world famous players over the years. These include Mick Mills, John Wark, Frans Thijssen, Arnold Mühren, Terry Butcher and Marcus Stewart. url http: web.archive.org web 20051213211801 www.itfc.premiumtv.co.uk page HistoryDetail 0,,10272~347323,00.html title Club honours accessdate 25 November 2008 publisher Ipswich Town F.C.

Ipswich is also home to several non-League (Non-League football) clubs, including Ipswich Wanderers (Ipswich Wanderers F.C.) and Whitton United (Whitton United F.C.) in the Eastern Counties League (Eastern Counties Football League), and Achilles (Achilles F.C.), Crane Sports (Crane Sports F.C.), and Ransomes Sports (Ransomes Sports F.C.) amongst several others in the Suffolk & Ipswich League (Suffolk and Ipswich Football League).

The Speedway (Motorcycle speedway) team, the Ipswich Witches, have ridden at Foxhall Stadium on the outskirts of Ipswich since 1951. The stadium is also used regularly for hot rod and stock car racing.

Ipswich Gymnastics Centre is one of only three fully Olympic (London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games) accredited gymnastics facilities in the United Kingdom The resident club has also been home to international gymnasts.

The town has representation in both codes of Rugby. It has two amateur Rugby Union teams, Ipswich RUFC who play in London 3 North East League, and Ipswich YM RUFC (a third side Orwell RUFC, formerly Ransomes RFC having folded some time in the 1980s). The amateur rugby league side, Ipswich Rhinos, plays in the Rugby League Conference.

The Ipswich Cardinals is a successful American Football team, playing in the South-East Conference of BAFACL 1 – the second tier of the BAFA Community Leagues.

Ipswich is home to team Ipswich Swimming. Formed in 1884 as Ipswich Swimming Club, it is based at the town's Crown Pools, and also uses the Fore Street swimming pool. The most successful club member is World Championship (FINA World Aquatics Championships) gold medallist Karen Pickering.

Ipswich had a racecourse (Ipswich Racecourse) which ran a mix of flat and National Hunt races from 1710 to 1911.

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