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November 26 2014 Latest news:
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Tessa Allingham meets Graham Sayell, a man keeping the ancient art of making charcoal alight, and Amy Hardingham, who’s found a very modern use for it
A percussion player from Suffolk is aiming to drum up interest for the annual autumn concert tour by the Bands of the RAF as the nationwide tour calls in on Saturday, December 6 at Ipswich Regent.
Rachael Murray reports on efforts to halt the decline of the iconic turtle dove
Frances Hopewell-Smith talks to to Barry Chevallier Guild, of Aspall Cyder, about running a family business that’s nearly 300 years old
Bawdsey Radar Trust is taking to Twitter with a new fundraising campaign for an exciting project to preserve and develop the historic Transmitter Block, which was part of the world’s first operational radar station.
A good book is a must on any Christmas list. Catherine Larner, of Browsers bookshop in Woodbridge, makes her seasonal suggestions
Lorraine Johnson grew up enjoying Ladybird books (no doubt she got one or two in her Christmas stocking). Decades later she’s written the first proper story of the company that helped teach so many children to read.
Words Jayne Lindill Pictures Bill Smith
A shared love of animals and farming led Jude and Paul Rylott to their magnificent period home at Darsham
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