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September 30 2014 Latest news:
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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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
The village of Whatfield has beaten off stiff competition to scoop this year’s Village of the Year title.
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
Lindsay Want uncovers tucked away stuff that’s simply oh-so-Suffolk
To mark the 30th anniversary of his first hit, Suffolk’s Nik Kershaw is taking to the road with his new Me, Myself and I tour, including a stop in Bury St Edmunds. But first he makes a dream come true, albeit several decades later, by talking to Tara Greaves
Hugh Crossley is transforming the businesses – including two pubs – on the Somerleyton estate as a way of ensuring the future of his ancestral home. Tessa Allingham went to meet him
Louise Denyer delves into The Death of Lucy Kyte, a gripping novel set in Polstead against the backdrop of a famous murder
Sara Eley at Place for Plants, East Bergholt tackles end of summer hedge trimming
For wonderful views across the snaking River Alde towards Iken Church, nothing beats the ‘purple’ route from the Sailors’ Path Explorer Guide leads across the heather …
A campaign to make hospital stays better for children and parents at the James Paget University Hospital has been given a boost thanks to the generosity of an East Anglian lighting company.
Eastern Angles will be taking us back to our Saxon past this month when they stage the Norse epic Ragnarok at RAF Bentwaters. Andrew Clarke spoke to writer Charles Way