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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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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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Walk: a flying visit to Lackford Lakes

David Falk, manage of Suffolk County Council’s Discover Suffolk project, hides out at Suffo;kl Wildlife Trust’s nature reserve

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Animal tracking, walking free through a puddle, Schools' Holiday Club, RSPB Rye Meads, May 2013

Keeping fit with wildlife

Aggie Rothon from the RSPB discovers a cost-free alternative to the gym

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

Spring ideas from the National Trust

There’s something about the arrival of spring that makes us want to get back outdoors, take a deep breath of fresh air and march off somewhere special.

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Debenham

Life in the valley

Teapots, Morris men and the county’s first self-service shop . . . Jonathan Schofield visits a village where a perfectly preserved past complements a lively commercial spirit

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Celebrating spring with art

Sea Pictures Gallery, Clare, celebrates the start of spring with a wonderful exhibition of the work of embroiderer Michelle Holmes and painter Carol Saunderson. These two talented ladies shared a studio for 18 years before Carol moved back to Suffolk in December 2013. The exhibition opens on March 1 and runs until Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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Glossy; Photograph Simon Parker 5/8/09; Snape Maltings and the River Alde

From the source to sea - following the River Alde

John Grant follows the twisting, turning, magnificent River Alde . . . or is it the Ore?

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Woodbridge Tide Mill

Star turn at the mill

Sam Woor visits restored Woodbridge Tide Mill, where the stones are once again grinding flour

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Feature on Gainsborough's House and new director Mark Billsl. The House has just undergone a makeover.

Portrait of the artist

Gainsborough’s House in Sudbury has had an extensive makeover. Andrew Clarke spoke to museum director Mark Bills about helping people to get closer to one of Britain’s greatest artists

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Living Heritage Country Fairs

The Henham Park Game and Country Fair *VIDEO*

The Henham Park Game & Coutry Fair

March 15th - 16th 2014

Henham Park, Nr. Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 8AN

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Winter on the coast

The Suffolk coast is irresistible any time of year . . . but it’s extra special in winter.

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Greyfriars Priory, Dunwich

Abbey roads beckon you

A circular walk from Discover Suffolk’s ‘Treasured Suffolk’ portfolio combines the wide, open landscapes of the Waveney Valley marshes with the intimacy of village churches and mystery of monastic ruins

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Holiday makers and locals enjoy the sunshine in Aldeburgh.

At home by the sea

Jayne Lindill revisits one of the county’s favourite seaside towns with Suffolk Secrets

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View of the All Seasons Bed at Foggy Bottom, Bressingham. September, Autumn. Picea glauca Alberta Blue, Imperata cylindrica Rubra, Pennisetum villosum, Tsuga canadensis Elizabeth, Pinus koraensis Winton, Caryopteris, Molinia. View of mixed border with bright red Imperata, Grass, with mist. Designed by Adrian Bloom. Picture by Richard Bloom

Bressingham keeps on blooming

Lucy Redman visits Bressingham Gardens, established 60 years ago by renowned plantsman Alan Bloom. Pictures by Richard Bloom

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Red deer stag bellowing in mist

Ready to rut

Autumn is a time of golden harvests, blackberry laden hedgerows and the roaring of rutting red deer in the mist. Nature photographer Kiri Stuart-Clarke follows herds of red deer in Suffolk as they strut their stuff

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