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26th May 2017


Suffolk Show Preview

Excitement is building with just days to go until gates open at the county’s greatest event, the Suffolk Show. Held at Trinity Park on Wednesday 31st May and Thursday 1st June, organisers are set for the most hotly-anticipated event in the county’s calendar with thousands of fun activities, experiences and attractions for the whole family

Pictured: Cllr Blundell (left) with his Vice Chairman, Cllr Nicky Yeo.

Suffolk Coastal Elects New Chairman

Suffolk Coastal District Council’s new Chairman is Councillor Chris Blundell. Cllr Blundell, who represents the Martlesham Ward will be Chairman for the next 12 months, taking on the post from Cllr Mark Newton.. He officially became the district’s first citizen, when he was elected as Chairman of Suffolk Coastal District Council at it’s Annual Council

Collision appeal – Washbrook

Police are appealing for witnesses following a two-vehicle collision on the A12 at Washbrook yesterday (Thursday 25 May). A green VW Golf and a black Ford Kuga were involved in the collision on the A12 southbound around 5.35pm yesterday. Police, fire and ambulance personnel attended the scene and the road was initially blocked, with the

The Suffolk Show: A Great Day Out

On Wednesday 31st May and Thursday 1st June, Trinity Park will again welcome visitors to The Suffolk Show, the county’s biggest day out. The show is a celebration of Suffolk food, farming and countryside, including grand ring displays, sporting activities, unique exhibits and hundreds of animals. This year, the incredible horses from Atkinson Actions Horses, stars of the

Come and see the Clangers!

The team at Ipswich Museum is busy preparing for next month’s launch of the “Clangers, Bagpuss & Co” exhibition. The children’s favourites are taking over the Ipswich Art Gallery in High Street to bring a ray of summer sunshine over the holidays. They will be joined by Ivor The Engine and Noggin the Nog; clearly

Lottery Funded Loco Shed opened

The Mid Suffolk Light Railway’s brand new Restoration Engine Shed was officially opened this afternoon in a ceremony at the museum. Lord and Lady Deben were present along with various dignitaries and guests to see the new shed. Lord Deben expressed his lifelong fascination with steam trains, using firstly his sons and now his grandson

Latitude line-up announced

Latitude Festival has announced the line up for their twelfth edition, which takes place from Thursday 13th until Sunday 16th July 2017 in the stunning grounds of Henham Park, Suffolk. Fresh from their Best British Group win at the BRIT Awards and two sold-out nights at the O2 Arena, The 1975 will headline Friday night

Police warning over summer burglaries

Police are urging residents to keep their properties secure as summer approaches. The advice comes as three burglaries in Ipswich were reported yesterday evening, Tuesday 23 May, and in the early hours of this morning, Wednesday 24 May. The details of these incidents are as follows: – Between 9:30pm and 10pm, offenders gained entry to

Dog walk for deafness charity raises £500

On Saturday 20th May 2017, 60 guests and their four-legged friends enjoyed a 4.5 mile stroll taking in the beautiful countryside and river views between Newbourne and Waldringfield. Guests then tucked into breakfast at the halfway point (The Maybush Inn), kindly donated by Steve Lomas at Deben Inns. The event was organised by local hearing

Circus brings worldwide acts to Suffolk

The multi award winning Russells International Circus will be returning the Suffolk in the near future stopping off at Ipswich, Felixstowe and Stowmarket. This years sensational all human spectacular features stars of the Romanian state circus alongside the best of British circus skills. One of the many new attractions include the Cirque Berserk Riders all

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