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It’s a (scary) family business . . .

Lucy Etherington finds Suffolk’s very own Addams Family a real scream

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Nayland Farmers market relaunches on November 8

New life for struggling Nayland Farmers’ Market

Nayland Farmers’ Market is to relaunch in November.

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2013 Norton Commando 961 Cafe Racer

Take a nostalgia trip

Putting the new Norton Commando trhough its paces

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Alexander McCall Smith, Scottish writer at his home in Edinburgh, Scotland. 2nd April 2014

Picture by Alex Hewitt/Writer Pictures

World Rights

Welcome to the McCall Smith club

His lady detectives have made him an international success, but now author Alexander McCall Smith has turned his attention to Jane Austen. Catherine Larner talks to him as he looks forward to a visit to Suffolk

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cooking game oct 2014

The beautiful game

Plentiful, healthy and delicious, the season’s game is a meal waiting to be enjoyed. Charlotte Smith-Jarvis talks to the experts in preparing and cooking it

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Emma Roodhouse, Claudia Bose, Jacqueline Utle,Hayley Field. Setting up the Obscure Secure exhibition at Christchurch Mansion's Wolsey Gallery

The art of seeing the world through a woman’s eyes

A new exhibition at Christchurch Mansion’s Wolsey Gallery has released work by female artists from the vault and put them on display for the first time. Arts editor Andrew Clarke met three contemporary artists who wanted to offer a woman’s view of the world

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Bury's Old Cannon Brewery Going Pink - They wil be serving pink food and drink next month to raise money for Breast Cancer. Left to right, Richard Crook and Tristan Alvis.

The Old Cannon goes pink for breast cancer awareness

The Old Cannon Brewery is turning pink in October for the Suffolk group of Breakthrough Breast Cancer to raise awareness of the vital research, campaigning and education work carried out by the pioneering charity.

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Business feature on Bridget McIntyre and her company Dream On, which is based in Thorndon. The business is based on clothing and coaching. 

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Find your dream look at Debenham charity fashion show

Two community-spirited organisations are joining forces to stage a fashion show with a difference at Debenham Community Centre on Friday, October 17. Proceeds from the evening will go to The Friends of Debenham Sports & Leisure and to The Blossom Charity.

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Sausage fest

Sausagefest is back in Framlingham

Building on the growing popularity of a hugely entertaining day of family fun, Framlingham town leaders are preparing for the fourth, better than ever, sizzling SausageFest on Saturday, October 11.

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Barton Grange

Suffolk restored . . . home on the Grange

Barton Grange at Worlingworth was once a rural outpost but is now one of Suffolk’s most desirable homesteads. It owes its successful transformation to the award-winning work of local craftsmen. Lindsay Want went to see how it was done

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gifts box with Christmas balls isolated on white

Gifts galore at shopping fairs

Is it too early to mention Christmas shopping? Go along to the East Anglian Air Ambulance on October 13 and 14 at Ufford Park just outside Woodbridge and you could find all the presents you need.

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Leslie Olive and Martin Soons celebrating at anchor in Loch Eribol on the north coast of Scotland, after their

Round Britain sail inspires Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra concert

Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra founding conductor Leslie Olive’s choice of music for the orchestra’s next concert will have special meaning for at least one member of the audience.

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Snape Vintage market

Pick up a vintage bargain at Snape

The Snape Maltings’ Vintage and Makers Market takes place on Sunday, October 12 from 10am to 4pm, bringing together 50 leading vintage traders, alongside designs, crafts and artworks created by local artisans. Tim Clover of Deben Events, organisers of the market, said: “The market will be a great showcase of local creative talent in the arts and crafts, alongside a range of vintage traders who be selling some unique and unusual items.” Visitors to the event will be able to find everything from vintage furniture, classic fashion and ceramics, to kitchenalia and pieces for the garden, coupled with artworks, printed fabrics, unique homewares and jewellery.

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man running

Hospital launches DIY fitness fundraiser

West Suffolk Hospital has launched a new fitness fundraiser which enables participants to choose exactly which part of the hospital they would like to support.

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Whatfield win village of the year. Children from Whatfield Primary and local residents celebrating.

Whatfield ‘delighted’ to be Village of the Year

The village of Whatfield has beaten off stiff competition to scoop this year’s Village of the Year title.

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Tony Hadley

Swing is in the air

Eighties New Romantic idol and Spandau Ballet frontman Tony Hadley is about to embark on his first ever solo tour - complete with symphony orchestra. Wayne Savage finds out more

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suff mag sept 2014

A matter of convenience

Lindsay Want uncovers tucked away stuff that’s simply oh-so-Suffolk

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Castleton Brass Band in rehearsals.

Strike up the Castleton Brass

Jayne Lindill discovers why everyone loves a brass band

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