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23rd May 2018

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Come and see Dunkirk Little Ships this weekend

The Dunkirk Little Ships sail into Ipswich this weekend and the public are invited to join them for a close look and a special service. The ships are all veterans of the heroic Dunkirk flotilla in May 1940, when 700 small boats joined the Royal Navy to rescue 338,000 British and French troops from the

Find a Bargain at Hadleigh

The fourth Hadleigh Community Yard Sale will be taking place on the 20th May 2018 in and around Hadleigh from 9am until 2pm. First drop in to Hadleigh Pool and Leisure, Stone House Road IP7 5BH to pick up your map and listings and visit the inside stalls. Then make your way around the historic

Suffolk Show 2018

The countdown has begun for the Suffolk Show 2018, with just a few weeks to go until the gates open for the county’s biggest day out. The Suffolk Show at Trinity Park, Ipswich on Wednesday 30th and Thursday 31st May, is set to be bigger and better than ever. Run by the Suffolk Agricultural Association,

Family day at Foxburrow Farm

Visit Foxburrow Farm for a day of family activities on Sunday 13th May, including pond dipping, storytelling, creative workshops, games on the field and nature trails. Guided walks will take visitors around the reserve. Refreshments will be available for sale and will include ice cream, hot sausages, homemade cakes, freshly filled rolls and hot drinks.

Mendlesham Street Fayre

On Monday 7th May, Bank Holiday, the village of Mendlesham will be holding its 38th annual Street Fayre. The Fayre will start at 12 noon with a procession of May Princess and Church May Queen accompanied by Stowmarket Boys Brigade Band. Old Market Street will be closed to traffic and full of stalls selling crafts,

Ipswich car park improvements

A programme of works to improve four car parks in Ipswich starts from the 8th May. The Borough Council car parks in Fore Street and Portman Road need some resurfacing work to make them safer for customers but some closures will be necessary for the work to be done. In addition, some lay-out changes in

Landguard Fort Battery Tours

Frequently visitors to Landguard Fort ask about access to the roof and to the towers overlooking the river. The roof houses the Fire Commander’s post and the Port War Signal Station but even though you can see railings from inside the Fort there is none on the outside which gives the risk of visitors falling

May Bank Holiday: Check before travel by rail

Rail passengers in East Anglia are advised to check before they travel as Network Rail is carrying out engineering works over the Bank Holiday weekend. Passengers should check the Greater Anglia website, app or Twitter as some journey times are longer due to engineering works and train times are altered due to Bank Holiday timetables.

Middy in the War Years

Bank Holiday weekend, 6th and 7th May, will see two days recreating the atmosphere and scenes of World War II at The Mid Suffolk Light Railway with two days of living history. Featuring wartime displays, reenactment demonstrations and military vehicles, including a Sherman Tank, this year’s event will see an expanded range of displays for

May at Stonham Barns

Stonham Barns have a busy month with great family days out during May. Over the Bank Holiday Weekend Sunday 6th and Monday 7th May from 10am until 5pm both days Stonham Barn plays host to The Natural Dog Show. This is a new collaboration between Doodledales and Stonham Barns promoting the health and wellbeing of

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