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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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Sam Woor's brioche

Make a delicious Easter brioche braid

Sam Woor has the perfect Easter holidays activity – getting messy in the kitchen

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Easter day out at MEAL

Easter fun day for all the family

Enjoy a day of family fun with the Museum of East Anglian Life’s annual Easter Fun Day on April 20.

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5.Ray Bessell, Jane Hamilton, Geoff Abel, Roger Curtis, Jem Adams, Charles Hawke

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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cucumber seedlings

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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Son Yambu

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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Easter Food Shoot. 
Suffolk Magazine

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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april 2014 for suff mag

Walk this way . . . Somerleyton

David Falk, Suffolk County Council’s Countryside access manager, takes the Wherry Line train to Somerleyton and follows the Angles Way home

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Illustrator Nick Butterworth at the new exhibition at Ipswich Art School Gallery. COLLECT of Nick's work.

Once upon a time in Suffolk

Children’s illustrations create a sense of wonder with each turn of the page. Andrew Clarke takes a look at a new exhibition which celebrates the work of Suffolk’s great illustrative artists

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Woowards garden, Coddenham

Early bloomers

Every year, scores of dedicated gardeners open their gates under the National Gardens Scheme so that we can enjoy the fruits of their labours. Sally Hepher gets a sneak preview of Woodwards at Coddenham just outside Ipswich

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Barbara Gale, CEO St Nicholas Hopisce , BSE

Five minutes with . . . Barbara Gale

Gina Long talks to the CEO of St Nicholas Hospice Care in Bury St Edmunds

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Max and Polly Durrant , owners of The Ramsholt Arms.

Tales from the riverside

Jules and Sharpie take things easy at The Ramsholt Arms, on the banks of the River Deben

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