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Hidden Suffolk

Gentle reminders . . . lest we forget

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

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James Marston takes a look inside the transmitter block at Bawdsey Radar Trust. 
Mary Wain

Celebrating radar’s Suffolk heritage

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

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Discover Suffolk

A Discover Suffolk on a heathland hike with David Falk

The sign states I’m in an ancient landscape, a place where people have lived, worked and enjoyed walking for centuries.

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Syleham Walk

A stroll down memory lane

Lindsay Want looks back to share two special countryside stroll secrets, both revealed thanks to ever-growing portfolio of walking leaflets courtesy of David Falk at Suffolk County Council’s Discover Suffolk project

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Feature on Sudbury Common Lands Charity. Rangers, left to right, Ian Crighton and Adrian Walters.

For the good of the common

Ross Bentley takes a stroll on Sudbury’s Common Lands and experiences a scene that has remained virtually unchanged since medieval times

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Visitors comparing Constable's paintings to the scene at Flatford, Suffolk.

In the footsteps of Constable

Autumn marks the return of the National Trust’s annual walking festival, The Great British Walk, with a host of walking activities taking place across the county. Jeremy Owen reports

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Red Deer Paul Sawer

Winging it . . .

Comedy writer, and self-confessed novice bird watcher, Jan Etherington makes her first visit to Minsmere and spots a celebrity. Now she’s hooked

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Scaresville

It’s a (scary) family business . . .

Lucy Etherington finds Suffolk’s very own Addams Family a real scream

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Walks

intro article june 2014

Walking on water . . . don’t just go with the flow

Lunch by the Waveney locks, a pint by the Orwell at Pin Mill, afternoon tea by the Stour in the heart of Constable Country . . . Suffolk is awash with wonderful waterside experiences, but it’s oh-so-tempting to just go with the flow and stick to our favourite spots.

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Events

The Bury Christmas Fayre gets underway. Towncrier, Tony Appleton, lets the town know what's going on.

Get your Christmas shopping started . . .

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.

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Vintage trader Tim Clover

Have yourself a very vintage Christmas . . .

Looking for bespoke gifts? Richard Ginger suggests heading to one of the county’s vintage markets

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Ipswich locals attended  the Evening  Star Carol Service at St Mary Le Tower Church, Ipswich for  singing, prayers and mince pies.

Join us in a Christmas celebration

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.

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