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Dame Nanny Fanny Gives Blood!

Actor Chris Clarkson (Nanny Fanny) visited the Athenaeum in Bury St Edmunds in the run up to Christmas in order to do something amazing - give blood. Not only that, but in a bid to further promote the importance of giving blood, he went in…

Stowmarket Chorale

The Apex concert hall in Bury St Edmunds was packed to the rafters for Radio Suffolk’s Carol Concert on 1 December in aid of Children in Need. A varied programme included local choral society Stowmarket Chorale, a brass band, a children’s…

Samaritan Bookshop

When you find after Christmas that you have no more room on those bookshelves to accommodate all those generous gifts, and you need to do a cull of the shelves, the Samaritan Bookshop will be pleased to receive your unwanted books.…

Cancer Campaign Turns 20

Cancer Campaign in Suffolk has just celebrated its 20-year anniversary of helping the residents of Suffolk before, during and after a cancer diagnosis. The trustees, the team, complementary therapists and counsellors and others joined…

London to Paris in Memory of Eddie Rogers

Written by Ronnie Bradford On July 25 my dad and I embarked on a crazy adventure, riding from London to Paris on our push bikes in loving memory of my late Uncle Eddie and to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Care. Three hundred and thirty…

Bring Out Your Bras!

Female shoppers in Ipswich are being urged to dig out their unwanted bras and help make a huge difference to the lives of sex-trafficking survivors. Soroptimist International Ipswich and District are holding a collection day at the busy…

RHS Gala Raises £2,500

ROYAL HOSPITAL SCHOOL GALA CONCERT RAISES £2,500 FOR LOCAL CHARITIES On Saturday 4th March 2017, over 150 pupils from the Royal Hospital School in Holbrook took to the stage for the annual Gala Concert in aid of the Suffolk Community…

Follow My Lead

St Elizabeth Hospice has launched a brand new dog walking event, Follow my Lead, and they’re looking for four-legged friends to sign up. The walk, taking place on March 12th at Alton Water, will cost each dog £10 and they can bring their…

Get Up & Glow

St Elizabeth Hospice’s biggest event of the year, the Midnight Walk, is back for its 11th birthday event. The hugely popular event, which saw a record-number of people taking part in May earlier this year, will return on May 20, 2017 and…