Yearly Archives

2017

Lasan Takeaway Nominated For Award

The popular Lasan takeaway in Shotley was among a glittering array of businesses at the recent Suffolk BME Business Awards after being nominated in the Community Business of the Year category. Although the Lasan did not pick up an award,…

Ipswich Ravens Volleyball

The new indoor season is now well under way. The Ravens entered two teams in the monthly Suffolk Indoor 6-a-side tournament held at Northgate School. They continued our emphasis on developing their juniors and ladies in particular. Their…

Phabkids

Words by Jo Street Several months ago I read an article in this magazine, inviting women to apply to become ambassadors for This Girl Can Suffolk.  To promote exercise in all its forms, to encourage women and girls to take up exercise and…

Cards For Good Causes

Cards for Good Causes has got the festive season under way in Ipswich with its pop-up charity Christmas card shop in the Tourist Information Centre at St Stephen’s Church. The shop will raise thousands of pounds for local and national…

New Pedestrian Crossing In Kesgrave

Local residents joined together to celebrate the opening of a new pedestrian crossing in Kesgrave recently. The crossing is on the A1214 near to the junction with Cambridge Road. Over the last few years, the A1214 has become very difficult…

Sounds of Suffolk

The winners of a local photography competition, raising awareness about untreated hearing loss, have been rewarded with their photos being featured in 2018 charity calendar. The Sounds of Suffolk competition, created by family run…

A Golden Celebration

The beautiful interior of Dedham Parish Church provided a splendid setting for Dedham Arts Group’s 50th Anniversary Exhibition held in the last week of October in support of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH). From the official…

Christmas Day At Charringtons

One of Stowmarket’s biggest shops has a revolutionary plan to open on Christmas Day and they won’t sell a thing. In fact Charringtons Furnishings will be giving stuff away! After two years refurbishing and relaunching the giant store, new…

Stowmarket Artisan Market

The November market was a tremendous success, with their biggest footfall to date and in spite of the inclement weather. The cafe was continually busy and made £175 profit, the Scouts kindly donating proceeds to the Royal British Legion.…

Shelley Centre Recieve Award

The Shelley Centre for Therapeutic Riding is to receive a £25,000 Community Award from the Freemasons following an unprecedented public vote. The charity was one of six to be nominated by Freemasons in Suffolk, with local people voting…