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New Angle Prize Shortlist Announced

Family, growing up and the impact of change in uniquely East Anglian communities are themes which permeate the six books on the shortlist for the 2019 New Angle Prize for Literature. The competition, organised by the Ipswich Institute, aims to celebrate and encourage excellence in the regional literature of East …

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Tendring Hundred Show

On Saturday, July 13 the 104th Tendring Hundred Show, held at Lawford House Park, near Manningtree, will take place. Now established as one of the largest one-day events in the region, today’s show is unrecognisable from the event that first took place in 1899 at Thorpe Hall, as a cattle …

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Popular Woodbridge Coffee House Renovated & Rebranded

The Georgian Coffee House on Woodbridge’s Thoroughfare has undergone a radical revamp under the guidance of owners Chris and Michelle Harrold. The newly dubbed Drift Coffee House opened its doors at the beginning of April having undergone a full refit and redecoration project to transform the interior. Chris and Michelle …

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Small Investment Of Time, Big Impact

Supporting young people in rural Suffolk is the focus of a careers mentoring programme, recently set up by the Seckford Foundation to run alongside their wellbeing mentoring programme. This careers mentoring focuses on skills and routes into the workplace while boosting the young person’s confidence to uncover their own pathways …

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Winning Design Selected In EACH/Hadleigh Maid Competition

Earlier this year East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices and Hadleigh Maid Chocolate launched a competition for children of 12 and under to design the outside of one of their delicious selection boxes. The winner would see their design for sale in selected stores and online raising valuable funds for the charity. …

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Woodbridge Regatta & Riverside Fair

Woodbridge Regatta & Riverside Fair is 181 years and as in times past it takes place all along the river from the Tide Mill to Deben Yacht Club. This year’s event is on Sunday 23 June and forms part of the Suffolk Day celebrations so where better to bring the …

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Shotley Peninsula Art Trail

Studios open 11am to 5pm Dates: June 1, 2 and 8, 9 The Shotley Peninsula is a beautiful and unspoilt area with wonderful estuarine views. During the month of June there is a stunning range of artwork to see and artists to meet in their four open studios. Nick Carter …

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Nature’s Value Photography Exhibitions

Come and admire Nature’s Value as captured by the best and brightest entries in the Suffolk Marine Pioneer Photography Competition. The exhibitions are being held to help illustrate the importance of the natural world in supporting our day-to-day lives, in what is now called ‘natural capital thinking’. They are supported …

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Suffolk Libraries Mental Health Awareness Week

Suffolk Libraries is supporting Mental Health Awareness Week (13-19 May) and celebrating all the services, groups and resources it offers for mental health and wellbeing. This year’s theme is body image and self-esteem, which Sarah Lungley, Suffolk Libraries Mental Health and Wellbeing Coordinator, believes is an important topic because “many …

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