Out & About

12:00

. . . and several new things too. The Bury Festival turns 30 this year so Andrew Clarke spoke to director Nick Wells about the treats in store at this annual cultural fiesta

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11:20
suffolk walking festival

The annual Suffolk Walking Festival strides out across the county again from May 9-31, led by a band of willing leaders. Karina Coghlin spoke to seven of them to find out what inspired them to choose their particular walks, and what they love about the Suffolk countryside

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Beccles Public Hall showing the new colour scheme and exterior repairs.

David Green visits Beccles to see how efforts are going to save the town’s Public Hall

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Great tit Ray Kennedy RSPB

Your garden could be a much needed haven for wildlife. Shirley Sampson, warden and gardener at RSPB Flatford Wildlife Garden, explains how

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
 
	Felixstowe calm

David Falk, manager of Suffolk County Council’s Brandon Country Park, heads to the coast for an evening stroll along Felixstowe’s shingle seafront . . . does a spot of beachcombing

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Homes & Gardens

11:55

Craggs Hall is a Grade II Listed timber framed farmhouse believed to be from the 14th and 16th centuries. It retains many fine period features – a wealth of exposed beams including a queen post roof as well as two large inglenook fireplaces.

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11:51
Suffolk Secrets

Should you invest in a holiday home? George Bradley, of Suffolk Secrets says the time is right

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11:13
runner beans

Belinda Gray’s guide to growing fruit and veg

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
September House, Tostock

Spring is the time when homeowners’ thoughts turned to making a move

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Andrew Brogan in the Henstead Exotic Gardens which he owns and is opening to the public

Hidden behind a 400-year-old cottage in a Suffolk village, an exotic jungle of palms, bamboos and secret pathways transports you into a magical Jurassic Park world

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Style

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Amy Westall takes a sneak peek into the handbag of Sue Smith, owner of Labels to Love designer dress agency and boutique in Hadleigh

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf and Spa

March means the start of spring and a time for renewal, so indulge in a reviving treatment at one of the county’s top spas. Follow our guide and find a new you

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Angela belassie

Struggling with skyscraper heels? So was Angela Belassie, until she took lessons in how to wear them

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Monday, February 16, 2015
alopecia

Hair loss can be extremely worrying, especially when it seems to getting worse. But it’s not always a permanent problem and treatment is possible

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Make-up artist Carla Mireille Jones is pictured in Barningham.

Sensitive readers, look away now . . . Lucy Etherington acquires ‘shrapnel wounds’ in the hands of military make-up artist Carla Mireille Jones

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Food & Drink

11:30

Salmon’s tasty, versatile and good for you, but source it carefully, advises Linda Duffin

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
The Angel Stoke by Nayland 
General Manager Bart Bisball

Tessa Allingham meets Bart Bisbal, the man running three of the county’s best loved pub-restaurants

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Landlord Mike Keen at the Brewery Tap in Ipswich Waterfront keeps chickens at the pub, to provide the kitchen with fresh eggs

Linda Duffin talks to Mike Keen, chef and restaurateur in Ipswich . . . and a few more things besides

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Chopped rhubarb

Rhubarb, rhubarb . . . Linda Duffin’s a fool for the juicy red stems

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Owner and Manger of The Great House in Lavenham, Regis Crepy and Thierry Pennec.

It’s three decades since Regis Crépy brought some French flair to the award winning Great House in Lavenham. Tessa Allingham discovers what keeps him there

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People

10:49

Lucy Etherington meets Susi Hines and Doug Selway, artists whose personal and professional alchemy inspires their work

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
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TV’s favourite wildlife programme, Springwatch, returns to RSPB Minsmere on the Suffolk coast. John Grant talked to its charismatic presenter, Chris Packham, about why he can’t keep away from the county and the work being done to protect its natural environment

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Terry Waite

Catherine Larner talks to Suffolk resident Terry Waite about his life helping hostages and the homeless . . . and writing a comic novel

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Susan Dowling of the NSPCC.

Five minutes with . . . Susan Dowling, team manager, NSPCC Ipswich service centre

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Marion Stephenson - sews a range of craft items, partly for charity under the label Jumbleberry.

Tessa Allingham meets talented stitcher Marion Stephenson

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Linda Duffin talks to Mike Keen, chef and restaurateur in Ipswich . . . and a few more things besides

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Suffolk Secrets

Should you invest in a holiday home? George Bradley, of Suffolk Secrets says the time is right

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Monday, April 18, 2011

David Falk heads out to enjoy colourful countryside and some great views of the River Orwell.

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11:55
Craggs Hall

Craggs Hall is a Grade II Listed timber framed farmhouse believed to be from the 14th and 16th centuries. It retains many fine period features – a wealth of exposed beams including a queen post roof as well as two large inglenook fireplaces.

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Thursday, March 22, 2012
25 great spring and Easter days out in Suffolk

Claire Holmes rounds up some clever ideas for family fun this spring and Easter

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12:01

Sophia Taylor of On the Scent training gives you a few leads

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