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30th March 2020

Felixstowe News

New community fund launched to help those in need

As part of East Suffolk Council’s response to the impact of Covid-19 on vulnerable residents, a new community fund of more than £70,000 has been launched to support those in need. Cllr Steve Gallant, Leader of East Suffolk Council and Cllr Letitia Smith, Cabinet Member for Communities, Leisure and Tourism have agreed to allocate £1,000

Vote for your favourite scenes of Felixstowe

The seaside town of Felixstowe in Suffolk is a unique, exciting and diverse location for photographic opportunities – seaside fun, beautiful gardens, huge container ships, historic buildings and rich wildlife habitats. The Felixstowe Photo Competition, organised and supported by Visit Felixstowe, Felixstowe Town Council and the Landguard Partnership, allows both professional and amateur photographers alike

Cancelled Events Noticeboard

Please note following the advanced measures taken by the Government you should assume that all public events are now cancelled. However we will keep this page open as some details are included on future plans/postponment etc. If you have cancelled/postponed an event and would like to inform people on refunds etc and would like it

Model Railway Day

Felixstowe Area ’N’ Gauge Group will be getting back on the tracks with their first Group Open Day on Saturday 21st March at The Welcome Hall, High Road, Trimley St Mary IP11 0NT between 10am and 4.30pm. Admission is FREE and there will be light refreshments available. They will be running the Group Modular Layout,

Fort opens for Half Term

Landguard Fort first opened for the half-term holiday back in 2015 and received 700 visitors. By last year this had risen to 1400. This shows that people need somewhere to go during the school holidays and the fort is ideal. Grandparents looking after the little ones that week can get them out of their living

Ride Fest 2020

90 minutes, 2 bikes, 1 team – who will travel the furthest for RideFest 2020? Local businesses are being called upon again to see who will be RideFest Champions for 2020. With a few tweaks to the rules from last year, each company is asked to assemble a team of nine riders to cycle on

February at Felixstowe Spa

The nights are still dark but there’s some great entertainment lined up at Felixstowe’s Spa Pavilion, including tributes to The Bee Gees, Queen plus the ever popular Jive Aces (all in the first week or so). Read on for even more.

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

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

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