Celebrity Interviews

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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, April 21, 2015
Terry Waite

Catherine Larner talks to Suffolk resident Terry Waite about his life helping hostages and the homeless . . . and writing a comic novel

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Susan Dowling of the NSPCC.

Five minutes with . . . Susan Dowling, team manager, NSPCC Ipswich service centre

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Marion Stephenson - sews a range of craft items, partly for charity under the label Jumbleberry.

Tessa Allingham meets talented stitcher Marion Stephenson

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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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Charity

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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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
A gentle sail on a summer’s day on the Orwell

If you’re sailing the Suffolk coast this summer you’ll need the East Coast Pilot by your side – it’s been the roadmap of these watery parts for a decade. Author Garth Cooper, and fellow sailing enthusiasts Dick Holness and Colin Jarman travelled thousands of miles on land and sea to produce the latest edition

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Monday, April 18, 2011

David Falk heads out to enjoy colourful countryside and some great views of the River Orwell.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Terry Waite

Catherine Larner talks to Suffolk resident Terry Waite about his life helping hostages and the homeless . . . and writing a comic novel

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
The EADT Suffolk Food and Drink Awards 2015 at Milsom's Kesgrave Hall
Food and Drink Hero sponsored by BBC Radio Suffolk - winner Justine Paul

The finest of the county’s food and drink industry gathered to recognise their achievements

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
 
	Felixstowe calm

David Falk, manager of Suffolk County Council’s Brandon Country Park, heads to the coast for an evening stroll along Felixstowe’s shingle seafront . . . does a spot of beachcombing

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Illustrator Nick Butterworth at the new exhibition at Ipswich Art School Gallery. COLLECT of Nick's work.

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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