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November 24 2014 Latest news:
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Whether you’re buying for a keen racing fan or a horse-mad teen, these equine-inspired gifts will help you get started with your Christmas shopping.
Louise Denyer reviews Wake, a delicately written novel set in the aftermath of the First World War
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.
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
Plant trees now and enjoy the fruits of your labours for many years to come
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
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
Beer sommelier Ross Turner teams game and dark, rich beer at The Shepherd & Dog, Forward Green
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
Lucy Etherington meets the artist, David Gentleman, at his Suffolk home, the subject of his most recent – and personal – work to date
Looking for bespoke gifts? Richard Ginger suggests heading to one of the county’s vintage markets
Lucy Redman discovers a magical Victorian garden behind the walls at Abbots Hall
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
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
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.
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
Anyone who’s known me since school days will tell you that I’ve always had an affinity with animals and enjoy their company.
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