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Paddy and Scott

Bean counters . . . the local firm satisfying our thirst for coffee

Our appetite for coffee is seemingly insatiable, a fact not lost on East Anglian firm Paddy & Scott’s. Tessa Allingham talked to found Paddy Bishopp about their plans for chain of high street shops

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Maggie Scorer is planning to ride around England and Scotland with her dog Oscar.

Have dog, will travel . . .

One woman, one dog, one bike . . . and 5,000 miles. Jan Etherington meets Maggie Scorer and Oscar as they plan the journey of a lifetime

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Bang and Olufsen charity cheque

B&O spin the wheel for charity

Bang & Olufsen in Colchester hosted a casino evening in support of local charity the Dame Vera Lynn Trust.

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Sunday afternoon music in Halesworth

If you’re looking for a way to spend Sunday afternoons in the wintry months of February and March you could go along to The Halesworth Arts Festival fortnightly concerts.

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Southwold PIer

Half term fun at Southwold Pier

Half term will be here before you know it so why not put Southwold Pier on your list of things to do?

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Nominate your favourite foodies for the EADT Suffolk Food and Drink Awards 2015

The EADT Suffolk Food and Drink Awards celebrate the county’s superb food and drink industry. And this year, we’re proud to have one of the county’s best known and respected companies, Adnams, as our main sponsor.

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Suffolk-based West End star Ruthie Henshall who is starring in Billy Elliott: The Musical

WIN double VIP tickets to see Ruthie Henshall and Tim Howar in Ipswich

Next Friday, January 30 is the date for Head West, a gala charity fundraising concert with Ruthie Henshall and Tim Howar at St Joseph’s College, Ipswich.

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	A great day out to Lavenham.

A day out in Lavenham

There’s plenty to see in this fascinating medieval town

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Lemon curd parfait, Vietnamese yoghurt, pistachio.

From classics to canapes . . . dining out at 1921 in Bury St Edmunds

Bury St Edmunds’ newest independent restaurant is full of surprises. Tessa Allingham samples the menu and meets the man behind the concept of 1921

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Becky Sebright-King, aka Ladty Bakewell-Park

Lady Bakewell rises to the occasion

Tessa Allingham meets the entrepreneurial baker, Becky Sebright-King

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Suffolk Secrets

WIN a Suffolk Secrets cottage holiday

New year is the traditional time for booking holidays - we all need something to look forward to – so how do you fancy winning a fabulous Suffolk cottage holiday?

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moisturising and eczema

Wellbeing: The dry season

Dr Deepak Rallan, consultant dermatologist with diamond Skincare, looks at the connection between allergies and eczema

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Artist Beth Andrew is preparing for her solo exhibition Sketching Suffolk at the Snape Gallery in February.

Scenes from a sketchbook

Local scenes and sketches by Beth Andrew, Snape Maltings Gallery, from February 14

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Bruce Crabtree, sales director, Stephen Walters silks

Five minutes with . . . Bruce Crabtree, of Stephen Walters silk weavers

Gina Long finds out what makes the firm’s sales director tick

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Full of eastern promise

After a lifetime of travelling, Lesley and Gordon Dumphie have hung up their hats – quite literally – in a period town house overlooking the River Waveney

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Racehorse simulator at the National Racehorse Museum

Hidden Suffolk… some right royal treasure

Lindsay Want’s monthly indulgence in tucked away stuff that’s simply oh-so-Suffolk

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