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Hearing Care centre team members with Eric the Ear at a previous Suffolk Show

Test your knowledge at this festive charity quiz night

The Hearing Care Centre in Ipswich is looking for teams to take part in its festive fundraiser and raise money to for the local Families in Need (FIND) winter food bank.

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

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Journey of life: Louise Denyer reviews Alexander McCall Smith’s Trains and Lovers

Have you ever sat on a train and wondered about the identities and lives of the strangers of your travelling companions?

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Black Shuck weather vane in Bungay.
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13 of Suffolk’s spookiest spots

As you light up your Hallowe’en lantern ponder on these creepy county legends . . .

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Food and Beer feature at The White Horse in Badingham.
Ross Turner chooses the Badingham Best to go with Chicken stuffed with Haggis.

Beer and food - Ross Turner sings the praises of the recently reopened Badingham White Horse

It saddens me that there are still so many pub closures, so it brings me great joy to talk about a local, recent success – Badingham White Horse.

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Feature on Sudbury Common Lands Charity. Rangers, left to right, Ian Crighton and Adrian Walters.

For the good of the common

Ross Bentley takes a stroll on Sudbury’s Common Lands and experiences a scene that has remained virtually unchanged since medieval times

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Callum Welch

New Woodbridge author Callum meets his critics

Callum Welch, a new children’s author from Woodbridge, faced his toughest audience when he launched his latest book.

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Steve parrish and Paul beamish, from Krazy Horse

Style-Savvy Suffolk Gents Raise £12,000 for three charities in one night

Suffolk-based custom motorcycle emporium Krazy Horse joined up with Ravenwood Children’s Charity Trust – the chosen charity of Ravenwood Hall Hotel at Rougham – and Bury St Edmunds menswear brand Trotter & Deane for a charity evening of adventure for gentlemen based around ‘the need for speed, style and adventure’.

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BRECKLAND SUNSET

Them’s the Brecks . . .

Sammy Fraser from the RSPB goes off the beaten track to explore a fascinating ancient area on the Suffolk/Norfolk border

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Pupils from Kersey Primary School visit Lodge Farm

Budding young gardeners get a pumpkin patch tour

Children from Kersey CEVC Primary School were treated to a pumpkin patch tour thanks to the East of England Co-op and its Sourced Locally grower Lindsey Lodge Farm of Hadleigh.

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The Food Hub, Kenton Hall Estate

The Hub of the matter

Frances Hopewell-Smith meets the McVeighs at their new venture, the Food Hub

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Mowforth town house

A Suffolk townhouse off the beaten track

Jackie Mowforth’s period townhouse is a gem tucked away in the Waveney market town of Bungay. Words and pictures by Tony Hall

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Robert and Clare Gough talk about their art collection at the Angel Hotel in Bury.

Rooms with a private view

Robert and Clare Gough have turned their luxury hotels in Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds into eclectic art houses. Tessa Allingham tracked them down after a recent auction foray

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Visitors comparing Constable's paintings to the scene at Flatford, Suffolk.

In the footsteps of Constable

Autumn marks the return of the National Trust’s annual walking festival, The Great British Walk, with a host of walking activities taking place across the county. Jeremy Owen reports

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pumpkin c arving

How to make the perfect Hallowe’en lantern

Fancy having a go at carving a Hallowe’en pumpkin?

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Walberswick resident Esther Freud is launchig her new novel based around the artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his stays in the village.

Walberswick resident Esther Freud’s link with Charles Rennie Mackintosh

A century ago, celebrated artist and architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh made Walberswick his home for a year. Author Esther Freud has based her latest novel on Rennie’s experiences of the village. Catherine Larner talked to her about it

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Matt Hammond who runs a micro brewery at  Shortts Farm, Thorndon.


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Hitting the right notes

Martin Chambers meets a young craft brewer putting together a tasty band of beers

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steve hackett band

Making prog-ress . . . Steve Hackett comes to Ipswich

Steve Hackett is one of the leading guitarists from the golden age of prog-rock. One of the founder members of Genesis, he is bringing his new show to Suffolk this month which he hopes will breathe new life into those early classics. Andrew Clarke caught up with him in a reflective mood

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