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18th August 2019

A new Hero for Elmer Trail

A new treat for Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk has been unveiled, and it’s the 56th sculpture, welcome ‘Emergency Elmer’, Hero! Hero has been designed and painted by experienced trail artist, Mik Richardson, who has already produced Elmer Armstrong and Castle on the Hill for the parade. Hero represents our real life super heroes—the emergency services.

Ipswich News

Extra Trains for Ed Sheeran Concerts

Greater Anglia is running extra and longer trains and on the mainline to and from Ipswich to help people travel to Ipswich for Ed Sheeran’s concerts at Chantry Park in Ipswich later this month. From Friday 23 August to Monday 26 August, additional trains will run, and the last train times have been revised to

Classic Motors at Helmingham Hall this Sunday

Come and join in the fun on Sunday 4th August at Helmingham Hall Gardens for one of the largest displays of classic and sports cars in East Anglia, making a wonderful day out not just for the car enthusiast but the whole family. With over 900 vehicles taking part representing the last 10 decades of

Bin collections in hot weather

Ipswich residents are being asked to put their bins out the night before during this extra hot weather – it means the collection crews can start a little earlier and stagger their rounds. With the mercury rising above 30 degrees Celsius, the Borough Council believes the crews could avoid the hottest part of the day

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News

Flower Show & Fete

Flower Show & Fete On Saturday 3rd August Burstall will be holding it’s Annual Flower Show and Fete. The format of the show has hardly changed since the 1950s although bowling for the pig and the smell from the goats have gone! What is still to be enjoyed are the displays of garden produce, baking,

Woodbridge shop helps make tea “global friendly”

Tea lovers have been dismayed recently to discover that many traditional teabags contain a plastic called polypropylene. In Britain we make about 165 million cups of tea per day and over 95% of those cups of tea are made with teabags, that’s a lot of microplastics making its way to landfill sites. Tea drinkers also need

Burstall Flower Show, Fete & Dog Show

On Saturday 3rd August Burstall will be holding it Annual Flower Show and Fete. The format of the show has hardly changed since the 1950s although bowling for the pig and the smell from the goats have gone! What is still to be enjoyed are the displays of garden produce, baking, flower arranging and craft

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Entertainment

Win: Festival Survival Kit

Festival season is upon us, and this summer Veygo want you to be extra prepared by giving you the opportunity to win a £30 festival survival kit! As fun as festivals can be, we all know that they can get a bit messy. Thus, Veygo have put together a survival kit in order to make

Pete Tong at Newmarket Nights

Rounding up a fantastic couple of weeks of Newmarket Nights announcements, with more due in the New Year, The Jockey Club Live and Newmarket Racecourses are delighted to welcome PETE TONG & THE HERITAGE ORCHESTRA performing Ibiza Classics on Friday 2nd August 2019.  There are few individuals in the world of dance music who can

Win: Epic series on DVD

Love, honour, secrets, betrayal… welcome to Beecham House. Bend it like Beckham director Gurinder Chadha pens this lavish ‘Delhi Downton’ drama, set amongst British nobles in India during the cusp of the 19th century. The drama aired this Summer on ITV, and the stunning six-part series is set to arrive on DVD and digital from

Chapterhouse Open Air Theatre

Chapterhouse Theatre Company’s open-air tour marks it’s 20th anniversary year. Throughout the summer, Chapterhouse will be bringing stunning performances of six classic stories to some of the UK and Ireland’s most beautiful outdoor venues, promising to be one of the most enchanting and unmissable events of the summer. www.chapterhouse.org The brand-new show for 2019 is

Enjoy the music of the Show’s this Saturday

Come along to St Mary’s Church, Woodbridge this Saturday and enjoy songs from Phantom, Les Mis, The Greatest Showman and many more including good old ‘Blue Eyes’ himself. Presented by The Riverside Musical Theatre Company’s ‘Showstopper Favourites’ Concert this Saturday at St Mary’s Church in Woodbridge at 7.30pm. Tickets £12.50 on the door. Tickets have

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