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28th February 2020

Felixstowe News

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

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.

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