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17th January 2020

Felixstowe News

Lottery award for beautiful places

A joint application from the Suffolk Coast & Heaths and Dedham Vale Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is one of 15 to be awarded a share of £7.4million from the National Lottery. The project will celebrate the 50th anniversary of both areas, which were formally designated in 1970, and will encourage residents and visitors

Christmas trains

Rail passengers are reminded to check before they travel this Christmas and New Year so they’re aware of earlier last train times on Christmas Eve and timetable changes due to bank holidays and engineering works. Revised timetables are available in the “service alterations” section of the Greater Anglia website, or on the Greater Anglia app

Work to improve Felixstowe beach access completed

Work to improve access to Felixstowe beach and beach huts has been completed at a cost of £250,000. East Suffolk Council has invested £250,000 to improve public access to the beach and beach huts in Felixstowe following a survey of the area, which revealed that some of the older steps had deteriorated and were potential

Santa is coming to Landguard Fort

Father Christmas, or Santa as many know him, has found out there are many good boys and girls in Suffolk, and he has asked Landguard Fort in Felixstowe if he can come and see them before he brings their presents on Christmas morning. We have agreed that Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 December would be

Railway Smart app upgrade

Greater Anglia has cut down the time it takes for commuters to buy and collect a smart season ticket with a further upgrade of its ticket buying app. The Greater Anglia app was upgraded earlier this year to offer ‘Remote Ticket Download’ on Android devices and has now been further improved to include iPhones. This

Head to Hadleigh for some festive delights

Are you looking for an extra special Christmas present or a treat for yourself?  Then come along to the Craft & Food Fair at Hadleigh, Suffolk.  This hugely popular fair, organised by Hadleigh Market Feoffment Charity, will take place in the beautiful surroundings of the Town Hall/Guildhall Complex, Hadleigh, Suffolk on Sunday 3rd November 2019

Georgie Fame cancels Felixstowe Gig

Sixties singing star, Georgie Fame, has had to pull out of his performance at Felixstowe’s Spa Theatre on Friday 1st November. Georgie was recently involved in an accident which resulted in him being admitted to hospital with his injuries, including a broken hip and pelvis.

Jim Davidson just one of stars at Spa this autumn

From Gold to Rio celebrates Spandau Ballet and Duran Duran on Friday 8th November at 8pm, with the Magic of Motown the following night – Saturday 9th at 8pm and then follows a comic legend on Friday 15th November at 7.30pm with Kevin ‘Bloody’ Wilson, who brings The Almost Awesome Tour into town. Be warned,

Operation Dark Nights

Police in Suffolk have launched an operation to improve road safety and reduce collisions as the darker nights set in. Collision rates tend to increase at this time of year and police are warning drivers to be prepared for the change in conditions as the clocks go back on Sunday (27 October). Officers will be

Halloween Chills and Thrills at Landguard

Prepare to be spooked this Halloween – tickets have just gone on sale for this year’s scary and fun-packed events at the Landguard Peninsula in Felixstowe, Suffolk. For children and their families, the hugely popular Landguard Spooky Day is back at Felixstowe Museum on Saturday 26th October from 12pm to 4pm. Suitable for ages two

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