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In today's podcast, a new £1.2million adventure bar featuring axe-throwing and mini golf is coming to Suffolk.

Boom Battle Bar has confirmed its new Ipswich bar - filling the vacant Coast to Coast unit in the Buttermarket - will create up to 50 jobs and has secured the necessary authorisation to proceed.

A man has been arrested after an attempt was made to enter a nightclub with an airgun.

Bouncers at Flex, in St Andrew's Street South, Bury St Edmunds, found the weapon during routine searches at the door just before 10.30pm on Saturday.

A popular Christmas and free fireworks display has had to be cancelled due to coronavirus safety concerns.

Haverhill's Family Christmas Night is no longer going ahead as not enough trained marshals can be recruited to make the event Covid-safe.

And a Lowestoft mum has spoken of her sadness after her brother's grave was damaged by a vehicle.

Kelly Welton's son Kaine Howard was visiting the grave of his uncle Darren Welton, in Kirkley Cemetery, on Sunday to pay his respects.

The 24-year-old found what Ms Welton described as 'tyre tracks' from what she believes was a 'council van or digger' across the grass in front of the headstone.

Ms Welton described the incident as a 'lack of respect'.

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