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July 25 2014 Latest news:
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The Suffolk Magazine fashion team went to Southwold for summer holiday fashion, where The Pier has something for everyone to enjoy. Gregg Brown took the pictures, our models were Bonnie Stockdale from Sandra Reynolds and Lucy Hall, of Bury St Edmunds, modelling for the first time after her dad won her the opportunity in the West Suffolk Hospital charity auction.
Beaches are precious to me because they are where I turn my back on the world.
Can new vice chair Sally Freer do for the Suffolk Craft Society what she did for Gainsborough’s House print workshop? Lucy Etherington heads to Sudbury to find out
From its boggy source in Cambridgeshire to its magnificent entrance to the North Sea at Harwich, the River Stour snakes its way through 47 miles of East Anglian countryside. One of England’s most beautiful rivers, it has brought both wealth, in the form of wool and bricks, and fear, from Viking raiding parties who used the river to plunder deep into the county. Today the Stour Lighters that once plied their trade along its waters have been replaced with kayaks, canoes and rowboats. If you’re yet to experience the delights of the Stour now is the time to get on, or in, the river.
Sue Wooster holds the national collection of alpine campanulas and was awarded a gold medal by the Royal Horticultural Society in 2012.
I’d always thought canoeing and I were ill matched.
John McMinn invites you for tea and cake in his English country garden
Summer is here – so it seemed only right to head to Felixstowe on the coast and the White Horse pub on Church Road.
Since taking up residence in the coastal village, Jan Etherington has plunged into local life . . . literally
Louise Denyer reviews Summer in February, the book before the film of Air Alfred Munnings’ early life
Suzanne and Richard Mason’s garden has been decades in the making. They showed Sally Hepher how it’s grown
Duncan Jackson’s discovery of Suffolk’s heritage coast came about from a holiday in years gone by when the friends rented a beach house at Thorpeness for a summer break.
Julian Claxton takes to the waves on a training exercise with the RNLI crew of the Spirit of Lowestoft. His words and pictures tell the story of this brave band of volunteers
Folk, jazz, world, classical, comedy, poetry - there is something for everyone at this year’s Aldeburgh Music Snape Proms
Charlotte Smith-Jarvis meets three Suffolk chefs who have made it their speciality
Bathsheba is a modern, boutique day spa in the heart of Woodbridge – a little bit of luxury just of the high street and an oasis of calm, self spoiling in a warm, welcoming environment.
Lucy Redman finds a peaceful retreat in the garden of James and Caroline Macmillan. Pictures by Clare Dawson
Nestled in the trees on the banks of the River Orwell seems a strange place to find a seaside retreat.