Suffolk Broads

Sir David Attenborough has urged people to get behind Suffolk Wildlife Trust’s campaign to raise £1million and create a giant nature reserve for people and wildlife in the Suffolk Broads. Following initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), the Trust now has the unprecedented opportunity to buy land flanking …

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Unleash Your Superpower

Be a hero by dressing as your hero to run or walk around historic Castle Park in Colchester for St Helena Hospice. The new Comic Hero Run fundraising event on Sunday, March 19 is set to be great fun for families, film fans and comic book buffs alike. Whether you’re a fan of …

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Holm Court Triumph

Holm Court Care Home in Kesgrave is celebrating after winning the inaugural Suffolk Care Home Olympics. The competition saw seven care settings compete in three sports (Boccia, fishing and curling) over a six-week period during August and September. Delivered by Suffolk social enterprise Elatus Sports, and supported by Suffolk County …

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LiveSimply Award

Two years after Stowmarket Parish took the decision to live simply, the parish has been given its LiveSimply award – becoming only the second in the Diocese of East Anglia to receive one. Allan Scott reports. The award was given to Stowmarket’s parish priest, Fr David Finegan, and members of …

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Can You Help?

Suffolk Family Carers is based on Hill View Business Park, Old Ipswich Road, Claydon. We provide information, advice, guidance and support for anyone who is caring for a friend, family member or neighbour. The person that they are caring for may be ill, have a disability, a mental health issue …

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England Call Up For Artful Dodger Matt

It’s the game made famous by the Hollywood movie featuring the hilarious on-court antics of funny men Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn. But dodgeball is actually one of the UK’s fastest growing sports with 750,000 active players – and Suffolk has its own rising star. Matt Healey has been selected …

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This Sacred Isle

An exciting tale of myth and adventure set in Dark Age Britain has been brought to life by a Stowupland author. Written and independently published by Steven Smith, This Sacred Isle takes place in East Anglia during the sixth century. After the years of chaos which followed the end of Roman rule …

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Sailing For Wheelchair Users

A boat aimed at giving wheelchair users experience of sailing was launched by the Woolverstone Project at the beginning of October. The Coulam Wheelyboat V20 is the first wheelchair-accessible craft in the charity’s large fleet of boats adapted for people with disabilities. Designed and partly funded by The Wheelyboat Trust, …

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