Greater Anglia will start to rebuild fire-damaged Saxmundham rail station after gaining planning approval. The train operator has released an artist’s impression of what the building will look like after completion of the works, planned to commence in the new year. After the collapse of the second floor, roof and chimneys following the fire, the
At the end of November, Stowmarket Chorale performed their Christmas concert at the United Reformed Church, excerpts from J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, and it was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone, and a great start to the Christmas season. During December, the choir will be singing carols at the Icanho centre in Stowmarket and holding a sponsored
Thanks to BBC Children in Need, which has its annual celebration this week, the soundtrack to children’s wards and EACH Hospices across Suffolk feature fits of giggles, guffaws of laughter and squeals of delight. Suffolk Artlink’s Clown Round project has been running in Ipswich Hospital and EACH Treehouse Hospice for over ten years thanks to
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
One of the region’s biggest ever quiz events managed to raise an incredible amount for this year’s BBC Children in Need appeal. The Hearing Care Centre, joined forces with BBC Radio Suffolk for The Big Suffolk Quiz held on Sunday 10th November 2019. Presented by BBC radio presenter Mark Murphy, the evening was attended by
Over the last year, staff and volunteers have been leading a double life! Not only have they been carrying out their usual variety of falconry duties ensuring the efficient running of the sanctuary and raptor hospital, but they have also been working tirelessly behind the scenes to bring a whole new dimension to the visitor
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
Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident in Mendham area of the county where a horse was seriously injured. The incident took place at some point between 4pm and 6pm on Tuesday 29 October where a horse had sustained a significant wound to the neck and shoulder whilst it was out of its paddock.
This year’s East Suffolk Business Festival will focus on communication, collaboration and positive promotion with a packed two-week programme of business and training events taking places across the whole district. Nick Looby, owner of Feet on the Ground whose clients include BBC and Disney, kicks off the festival on Monday 4th November at 7.30am in
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.