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Ben Davies and Bella Bryson are braving the waters of the River Deben and the North Sea to raise money in memory of Ben’s grandfather. Read how you can help them.

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Julie Welch is a passionate Spurs fan, journalist, film and TV writer. Read how she credits her years at Felixstowe College for giving her the guts to succeed in a tough male dominated world

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To mark the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, we asked some film experts for their favourite films about the famous WWII battle

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John Wright reveals more about Sister Phyllis’ time with Field Marshall Bernard Montgomery

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When Havergate boy Charlie Brinkley lost his hand in a freak accident his hopes of a career at sea ended. But he became the Bawdsey-to-Felixstowe ferryman and his prosthetic metal hook inspired the scientists developing Britain’s war-winning radar technology

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Has Covid banished the air-kiss? Lynne hopes so – it’s so not Suffolk

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Lesley and husband Mark are looking for a dog they can adopt but it’s not easy during lockdown. If you know of one they can rescue she’d love to hear from you

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William Branwhite Clarke of East Bergholt could well have been the force behind the gold rush Down Under

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How you can join Gill Moon, one of the best known photographers of the Suffolk coast, on a free photography walk and tutorial

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A poignant farewell letter from a Suffolk convict transported for his crimes in 1818 is expected to make up to £600 at auction with Cheffins.

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Helping to look after Suffolk’s Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty is inspiring, rewarding, a source of pride, and fun, say volunteers. Here’s how you can join them.

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Bev Rogers, environmentalist, teacher and eco entrepreneur, talks about life on a Dutch barge moored on the River Deben in Woodbridge

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In praise of Suffolk dogs — where would we be without them? | Words: Jayne Lindill - Images: Sarah Lucy Brown

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Suffolk-born botanist Joseph Hooker was one of Britain’s most eminent scientists and a friend of Charles Darwin | Words: John Wright

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Jewellery, textiles, ceramics, glass, printmaking and woodworking Suffolk Craft Society offers a month-long visual feast, plus pop-up markets in Aldeburgh

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Do you want to make the most of your time? Here’s how a virtual assistant can help

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BBC Radio Suffolk afternoon presenter Lesley Dolphin talks about her long career and why she’s glad to call Suffolk home

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What’s wrong with Family Fortunes? Well some of the questions need updating for a start.

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At a time when being a Suffolk girl has never been more important to me, or pertinent, exactly how Suffolk am I? | Words: Lynne Mortimer

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Suffolk folk/rock band The Silburys have created an atmospheric video about the city beneath the waves as the backdrop to their original song, The Dunwich Bells

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Ken Delve looks at the key role Suffolk’s many airfields played in the defence of the country during the early years of the Royal Air Force

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As lockdown restrictions are eased and more places are gradually reopening, we take a look at the businesses who are ready for business

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William Gocher from Ipswich, Suffolk, started a surfing craze in the 1900s when he defied the law on swimming in daylight on Sydney’s famous Manly beach. John Wright tells the story

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Superstar Ed Sheeran has made a ‘founding gift’ to help launch Suffolk Community Foundation’s ‘Rebuilding Local Lives Appeal’ in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. The appeal has a £2 million target – find out how you can help

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Columnist Lynne Mortimer tells of a new book about Wickham Market National School between 1841 and 1934 and recalls her own school days in Ipswich

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