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Ipswich War Memorial

Reflecting on remembrance

Louise Denyer reviews Wake, a delicately written novel set in the aftermath of the First World War

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The Bury Christmas Fayre gets underway. Towncrier, Tony Appleton, lets the town know what's going on.

Get your Christmas shopping started . . .

The spectacular Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre – November 27-30 – promises more than 300 stalls, a world market, stage and street entertainment, fun fair and more spread over historic Angel Hill, Abbey Gardens, Athenaeum, Hatter Street and Moyses Hall Museum into the apex, arc shopping centre and the Buttermarket.

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Volvo has unveiled its all-new,  premium quality seven-seat Volvo XC90 sport utility vehicle.

Volvo XC90 heralds new era

Excitement is building at the Donalds Group about Volvo’s all-new XC90 which marks a new chapter in the brand’s history, says motoring editor Andy Russell

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blueberry plant

Rich pickings - now is the time to plant fruit trees

Plant trees now and enjoy the fruits of your labours for many years to come

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Robin Ellis with cooking students

The return of Robin

Veteran Ipswich-born actor Robin Ellis is returning to the screen in a remake of the period drama that made him a household name. Peter Robertson talked to him about it and his new career as a cookbook writer

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Hidden Suffolk

Gentle reminders . . . lest we forget

Hiding perhaps, but not hidden away, Suffolk has so many poignant traces of the past, memories which shall never be forgotten. Lindsay Want takes a moment to reflect and share

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Beer and food feature at the Shepard and Dog in Forward Green.

Match of the Day

Beer sommelier Ross Turner teams game and dark, rich beer at The Shepherd & Dog, Forward Green

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Maggi Hambling in her studio

Wall of Water

Maggi Hambling’s on-going love affair with the sea makes a big splash at the National Gallery in London this month with the unveiling of a new series of paintings created after a storm at Southwold. Andrew Clarke gained a sneak preview at her Suffolk studio

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Artist and writer David Gentleman at his Suffolk cottage

Gentleman’s retreat

Lucy Etherington meets the artist, David Gentleman, at his Suffolk home, the subject of his most recent – and personal – work to date

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Vintage trader Tim Clover

Have yourself a very vintage Christmas . . .

Looking for bespoke gifts? Richard Ginger suggests heading to one of the county’s vintage markets

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Feature in the Walled Garden at the Museum of East Anglian Life in Stowmarket.

Stowmarket’s secret gem

Lucy Redman discovers a magical Victorian garden behind the walls at Abbots Hall

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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. 

EADT 17.7.12

One of a kind

Martin Chambers talks to a woman who quit the corporate life of a CEO, and is now quietly using her ideas to put a smile on employment culture

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Mena’s Indian Banquet - For a Suffolk Magazine feature on curries and spices.

Hot stuff for cold days

As the weather turns decidedly cooler, Charlotte Smith-Jarvis delves into the warm world of spices, and talks to local cook Mena Boughey, who’s a dab-hand at getting the most out of them

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Ipswich locals attended  the Evening  Star Carol Service at St Mary Le Tower Church, Ipswich for  singing, prayers and mince pies.

Join us in a Christmas celebration

We invite you to join us in a Christmas celebration at the East Anglian Daily Times, Ipswich Star and Suffolk Magazine Carol Concert at St Mary le Tower, Ipswich on Tuesday, December 16, 7pm.

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James Marston takes a look inside the transmitter block at Bawdsey Radar Trust. 
Mary Wain

Celebrating radar’s Suffolk heritage

In 1940 Britain stood alone against the mighty German war machine. But it had a huge advantage – radar – and Suffolk played a major role in its development. Now the team at Bawdsey Radar Trust are hoping to secure the future of the world’s first operational radar station. James Marston reports

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Sophia Taylor, dog trainer at On The Scent in Great Ashfield.

Sophia Taylor, of On the Scent Dog Training, begins her regular column offering advice for dog owners

Anyone who’s known me since school days will tell you that I’ve always had an affinity with animals and enjoy their company.

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V&A museum employee Olivia Colling looks at John Constable's The Hay Wain at the opening of a new exhibition of his work 'Constable: The Making Of A Master' at the V&A museum in central London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday September 17, 2014. Photo credit should read: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Master of the English landscape

His work has always been in danger of over exposure. The Suffolk landscapes of John Constable have appeared on more biscuit tins, jigsaw puzzles and tea trays than any other artist, but as Andrew Clarke discovers, when seen on a gallery wall, they remain as fresh as the day they were painted

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EADT GLOSSY; Gradejn designer Lucy Redman in the garden of her home at Rushbrooke near Bury St Edmunds.; PICTURE ANDY ABBOTT 30/6/06

Lucy Redman’s winter garden wonderland

The expert plantswoman loves her Rushbrooke garden in summer, but has ideas for making any garden just as enjoyable in winter

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