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West Suffolk hospital fundraiser dave Gooderham with Simon Milton

West Suffolk Hospital fundraisers take on their football heroes

Football fans will tackle their heroes from Portman Road at a special fundraising fixture in May.

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members of East Suffolk Association for the Blind and the East Anglian Sailing Trust look forward to the celebratory sail.

Griff waves off three men in a boat

Celebrity boat enthusiast Griff Rhys Jones will wave off a group of blind sailors taking to the water as part of centenary celebrations for the East Suffolk Association for the Blind (ESAB).

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Add some fruit to your garden diet

Why an apple tree could be a good choice for your garden

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Andy Spetch (left) and Austin Cornish are organsing a memorial bike ride to mark 40 years since the plane crash which killed 18 members of Bury Rugby Club. Andy and Austin are pictured at Bury Rugby Club.

Five minutes with Austin Cornish

Gina Long talks to the Bury St Edmunds businessman about a very personal fundraising mission

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Ross Turner (Beer Sommelier) is at the Old Cannon Brewery in Bury combining beer with food.

A banger’s perfect partner

Beer sommelier Ross Rurner matches food and beer at the Old Cannon Brewery in Bury St Edmunds

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What to do in the merry month of May

A round-up of events and ideas for getting out and about in the county

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Suffolk tourism is on the rise

Promotional feature: Holidaycottages.co.uk look to invest in the county’s future

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Examples of work from Roger Gladwell

Garden rooms to suit your lifestyle

Designer Roger Gladwell’s commissions for garden rooms embrace everything from the smallest potting sheds to glasshouses that wouldn’t look out of play at Kew.

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Life on the edge

A group of determined villagers have formed a charitable trust to run and maintain one of the county’s ancient monuments. Jonathan Schofield went to meet them

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Jeweller Megan Birnie is pictured in Bury. Megan has recently started making silver jewellery with childrens handprints, footprints or fingerprints impressed in it.

Adding some sparkle to life

Tessa Allingham meets jeweller Megan Birnie of Bury St Edmunds

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Early Morning, Crag Path by Derek Chambers

Pressing matters

Lucy Etherington meets an enormously talented community of printmakers at Sudbourne Park as they prepare for their Easter exhibition

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Plant Heritage Fair at Helmingham Hall

A whole day out for all the family.

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Chef Emma Crowhurst and BBC Radio Suffolk presenter Lesley Dolphin gathered to launch a cake bake in aid of Suffolk Family Carers on Thursday, 6 March at the Ipswich Country Market.

Lesley Dolphin discovers some Suffolk heroines

Two remarkable women separated by a century

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On your marks . . . grow your own season gets underway

The race is on to get vegetable beds ready for the growing season, says gardening expert Belinda Gray

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Explore the county on your bike

Julian Claxton, passionate club cyclist and photographer, explores the county on two wheels

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All the fun of the Bury Festival

West Suffolk’s annual cultural explosion The Bury Festival is back to being its usual ten-day wonder this year. Andrew Clarke spoke to festival director Nick Wells about the treats in store

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Emma Freud

Emma Freud’s relishing her new role in Southwold

Emma Freud is patron of the new Southwold Arts Festival. She tells Pat Parker why she was so keen to get involved, her support for Suffolk’s arts scene and her admiration for Mary Berry

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A crackling start to spring

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis makes an Easter lunch for six from local pork and the first of the season’s fresh produce

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