Celebrity Interviews

Tue, 11:13
Mabel, the bird at the centre of Helen Macdonald's Costa award-wiining book, Hawk

Catherine Larner talks to author Helen Macdonald, Suffolk resident and winner of the Costa Book of the Year prize, about how a young goshawk helped her through the grief of losing her father

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Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Essex cricketer Reece Topley is taking on a Powerboat training at Alton Water Sports Centre. 
Pictured with fellow trainees Kirsten Morris and Jon Scales and instructor Paul Cooper

Rising cricket star Reece Topley meets Matt Stott at Alton Water near Ipswich to talk about a new hobby . . . powerboating

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Roger Wright at Snape Maltings

Aldeburgh Music’s new chief executive, Roger Wright, is excited by Suffolk’s enormous cultural and creative wealth – and he wants more people to know about it. He starts with Andrew Clarke

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Tuesday, December 9, 2014
At home with Nicci Gerrard, who   is one half of the bestselling husband/wife thriller writing team that is Nicci French.

A chance discovery in her mother’s attic inspired Nicci Gerrard’s latest novel, discovers Lucy Etherington. Pictures: Sarah Lucy Brown

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Monday, December 1, 2014
Author Christopher Matthews writes comic verse. Pictured in his Thorpeness home.

Christopher Matthew, author of the best-selling Now We Are 60, might be 76, but he says he’s only just got started. It might be something to do with living in Aldeburgh and Thorpeness, he tells Catherine Larner

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Robin Ellis with cooking students

Veteran Ipswich-born actor Robin Ellis is returning to the screen in a remake of the period drama that made him a household name. Peter Robertson talked to him about it and his new career as a cookbook writer

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Monday, November 17, 2014
Artist and writer David Gentleman at his Suffolk cottage

Lucy Etherington meets the artist, David Gentleman, at his Suffolk home, the subject of his most recent – and personal – work to date

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Anthony Horowitz

Suffolk resident Anthony Horowitz is known for recreating the world of Sherlock Holmes. Now he’s adding James Bond to his list of heroes. Catherine Larner went to meet him

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Local People

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Hannah with Angela Grace

Volunteering overseas can be incredibly rewarding, but it can also be dangerous, lonely and heartbreaking. For Hannah Earrey, from Ipswich, the difference she makes far outweighs the negatives. She talks to Tara Greaves

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Paul Milsom

Gina Long in conversation with Paul Milsom, owner, Milsom Hotels and Restaurant Group

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Edelweiss florists in Stowmarket prepares for Mothers Day. Isabel Wilton.

Tessa Allingham meets the indefatigable Isabel Wilton, as she celebrates 45 years in floristry

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Artist Henrietta Jordan works in her Bentley studio.

From the lochs and mountains of her native Scotland to the flatlands and wide skies of Suffolk was quite a leap for artist Henrietta Jordan. But she’s inspired by the landscape of her adopted county, as Georgie Russell discovers

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Sarah Lucy Brown will be launching her first solo show  'Liminal Space ' at a new gallery in Saxmundham.
Artist and massage therapist Ruth Purchase is making her practise into a gallery for female artists, and Sarah is the first artist to launch this space.

Sarah's exhibition is exploring the landscape of dreams, inspired by the Suffolk  landscape and coastline.

Sarah Lucy Brown with Ruth Purchase in the Ephemeral Gallery.

Suffolk photographer Sarah Lucy Brown will help launch a new gallery in Saxmundham with her inaugural solo exhibition. She speaks to Andrew Clarke about her inspiration – the county’s coast

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Monday, February 16, 2015
Feature on the Suffolk Befriending Scheme, Sudbury. For Suffolk Magazine.

Suffolk charity The Befriending Scheme recently celebrated 25 years helping vulnerable and lonely people across the county. As Ross Bentley discovered, its services are needed today more than ever

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Barbara Gale, CEO St Nicholas Hopisce , BSE

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

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Saturday, November 9, 2013
Head of fundraising at West Suffolk Hospital Dave Gooderham and a group of friends have scaled the largest mountains in England, Scotland and Wales to raise more than £6,000 for the hospital. 
You can help too by taking part in the hospital's online auction.

Fancy having a rugby World Cup winner take a training session and talk to your school? Or have a three-course dinner cooked in your own home by renowned chef Regis Crepy?

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Thursday, March 22, 2012
25 great spring and Easter days out in Suffolk

Claire Holmes rounds up some clever ideas for family fun this spring and Easter

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Tue, 12:10

Beautiful Constable Country - Looking over the Dedham Vale from Higham towards Dedham Church

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No wonder the Stour Valley is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

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Tue, 11:21
Bill Jackson and Deborah Golden's Walpole home

Award winning photographer Bill Jackson and wife Deborah Golden find inspiration in the surroundings of their Suffolk home

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Why Nick Robinson loves his Suffolk bolthole

When he can takes his gaze away from parliamentary proceedings for a day or two, there's nothing the BBC's political editor Nick Robinson loves more than escaping the cut and thrust of life at Westminster and heading for his Suffolk seaside home

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Thursday, November 11, 2010
In the more familiar surroundings of the studio

She's one of our most high profile political interviewers and a keen traveller. But when she's not working, there's nothing Martha Kearney likes better than coming home to Suffolk to tend her garden and her bees, as she tells Eileen Wise

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Tue, 12:40
Launch of the Alde Valley Spring Festival 2015.
Chef, Peter Harrison.

It’s not Latitude, but The Alde Valley Spring Festival (April 18 - May 17) still rocks says Lucy Etherington

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