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November 25 2014 Latest news:
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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
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
The sign states I’m in an ancient landscape, a place where people have lived, worked and enjoyed walking for centuries.
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
Ross Bentley takes a stroll on Sudbury’s Common Lands and experiences a scene that has remained virtually unchanged since medieval times
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
Comedy writer, and self-confessed novice bird watcher, Jan Etherington makes her first visit to Minsmere and spots a celebrity. Now she’s hooked
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.
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.
Looking for bespoke gifts? Richard Ginger suggests heading to one of the county’s vintage markets