The thickest man in the world, Paul Mason, is one of our most read stories of the week

The thickest man in the world, Paul Mason, is one of our most read stories of the week

RELEASED: 09:00 November 11, 2018

Make sure you find out about these stories. Picture: ANDY ABBOTT

Make sure you find out about these stories. Picture: ANDY ABBOTT

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Learn about our top stories of the week, including a Corrie McKeague update and disclosure of Suffolk Academy salaries.

Coca Cola Truck arrives in Ipswich. Picture: GREGG BROWNCoca Cola Truck arrives in Ipswich. Picture: GREGG BROWN

There are no holidays coming to Ipswich this year

The Coca-Cola truck, which has been spreading Christmas cheer in Ipswich in recent years, will not be out this year.

The American-style red truck, which is already in its eighth year, will begin its journey in Glasgow in 2018 and drive to 22 other locations, ending in Croydon.

A Coca-Cola spokesman explains why Ipswich was missing.

Ipswich's former postman, Paul Mason, may have been jailed for alleged shoplifting in the United States. Picture: ANDY ABBOTTIpswich's former postman, Paul Mason, may have been jailed for alleged shoplifting in the United States. Picture: ANDY ABBOTT

The thickest man in the world imprisoned for "shoplifting of mobility"

Ipswich's former postman, Paul Mason, may have been jailed for alleged shoplifting in the United States.

The 57-year-old is accused of stealing Star Wars toys and hiding them in his mobility scooter.

Felixstowe Academy. Image: PETER A COOK / FELIXSTOWE ACADEMYFelixstowe Academy. Image: PETER A COOK / FELIXSTOWE ACADEMY

Mr. Mason has managed to finish in 19th place but is now 46 and wants to return to Ipswich to undergo an operation at the NHS. View the entire article by clicking on the link above.

Uncovered – The Suffolk Academy trusts to pay salaries over £ 150,000

Seven trusts with schools in Suffolk pay salaries in excess of £ 150,000.

Nicola Urquhart returns to Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, two years after the death of her son Corrie McKeague. Picture: NEIL DIDSBURYNicola Urquhart returns to Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, two years after the death of her son Corrie McKeague. Picture: NEIL DIDSBURY

Data from the Department of Education shows that four of the 2016/17 trusts paid over £ 200,000 for one employee.

We have compiled a table showing which academies pay their employees these salaries. Look at the whole story to see it.

Mother of Corrie McKeague says he left the area on foot

Anglesea Heights Nursing Home in Ipswich. Picture: SIMON PARKERAnglesea Heights Nursing Home in Ipswich. Picture: SIMON PARKER

Nicola Urquhart, mother of the missing RAF military Corrie McKeague, believes CCTV footage shows her son has left the area where he was last seen.

Ms. Urquhart posted a status of 3,000 words on Facebook, based on recordings she saw at her last meeting with the Suffolk police.

She believes she was misled by senior police officers from Suffolk who "have tried to provide us only with information that fits her favorite theory.

What's next with this historic landmark of Ipswich?

Questions concern the future of Anglesea Heights, which has been vacant for several months.

The property was one of the largest nursing homes in the city and was closed for lack of local demand.

Now a planning application has been received to clean up the site – but according to the Council, it is still for sale. Read more by clicking on the link above.

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