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Nominate now for the EADT Suffolk Food and Drink Awards 2015

The EADT Suffolk Food and Drink Awards celebrate the county’s superb food and drink industry. And this year, we’re proud to have one of the county’s best known and respected companies, Adnams, as our main sponsor.

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The impressive extension, which is combined kitchen, dining and living space

Loving life in Southwold

Interior designer Sheila Brough’s Southwold home is an oasis of calm in the busy coastal town

Words and photos by Tony Hall

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Gareth Doherty and Greg Strolenberg opened Lavenham Butchers shop.

Lavenham butchers keep it local

The importance of expert butchers on the high street cannot be underestimated, so it’s good news that two couples have secured the future of Lavenham’s butchery shop, which has been in the village for at least 50 years.

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A day out in Framlingham

One of the best ways to see Framlingham is to follow the Town Trail

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Sarah Lucy Brown will be launching her first solo show  'Liminal Space ' at a new gallery in Saxmundham.
Artist and massage therapist Ruth Purchase is making her practise into a gallery for female artists, and Sarah is the first artist to launch this space.

Sarah's exhibition is exploring the landscape of dreams, inspired by the Suffolk  landscape and coastline.

Sarah Lucy Brown with Ruth Purchase in the Ephemeral Gallery.

Early bird . . . Suffolk photographer Sarah Lucy Brown

Suffolk photographer Sarah Lucy Brown will help launch a new gallery in Saxmundham with her inaugural solo exhibition. She speaks to Andrew Clarke about her inspiration – the county’s coast

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UCS students Kirsty Downes, Emily Roe, Ben Buck, Jessica Benneworth, Matt Scott and Gemma Gooch.

Students host major tourism event

A project team of final year students at University Campus Suffolk (UCS) has been selected to create and host a major conference in Ipswich during National Tourism Week (March 15 - 22)

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Laurie Squirrell skiing  during a family holiday helped by her instructor

Join Laurie’s fundraiser for spinal charity

Laurie Squirrell, of Hitcham, was just 16 and a promising professional motocross racer, when an accident while racing in the US left her paralysed from the waist down.

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Wayme Tanswell at his Sudbury studio

Follow the sign to Wayne’s world

Slightly quirky and definitely different, Wayne Tanswell has turned signwriting into a modern art form

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At home with painter Graham Crowley.

A little more conversation . . . with artist Graham Crowley

One of Britain’s leading contemporary artists has recently arrived in Suffolk, and as Andrew Clarke discovers, he is marking his arrival by participating in a major exhibition at The Sainsbury Centre

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Calling a halt on hair loss

Hair loss can be extremely worrying, especially when it seems to getting worse. But it’s not always a permanent problem and treatment is possible

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Chequers at Eriswell

Hidden Suffolk . . . check this out

Lindsay Want’s indulges in tucked away stuff that’s simply oh-so-Suffolk

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large group of dogs

It’s a dog’s life . . . the thrill of the chase

Dog behaviourist Helen Goodall shares an email from a frustrated owner

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Cheer up winter with memories of a sunlit Suffolk Garden

Jane Crowe visited Amelia Singleton’s Sibton garden in full summer bloom. Pictures by Clare Dawson

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Feature on the Suffolk Befriending Scheme, Sudbury. For Suffolk Magazine.

Friends in need – Ross Bentley meets a Suffolk charity which loves helping the lonely

Suffolk charity The Befriending Scheme recently celebrated 25 years helping vulnerable and lonely people across the county. As Ross Bentley discovered, its services are needed today more than ever

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Beautiful Daffodils in Nowton Park, Bury St Edmunds

The first signs of spring in the garden . . .

February is a fantastic time in the garden with the winter over and the spring beckoning.

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Chris and Hayley Lee with Philip Turner at the packhorse, Moulton Bridge

Good things come in threes

First The Packhorse, then the Rupert Brook just over the border. Now entrepreneur Philip Turner has turned his attention to Ounce House in Bury St Edmunds. Tessa Allingham talked to him about his vision for Chestnut Inns

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Lavenham Farmers Market held at the Village Hall

Lavenham farmers’ market voted best in Suffolk

Now the market will go on to represent the county at national level in BBC awards

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