Griff Rhys Jones

Griff Rhys Jones is returning to Suffolk for another performance in aid of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH). Fresh from his tour of Australia, the comedian is to take the floor at Ipswich Town’s Sir Bobby Robson suite on Sunday, December 16. His 90-minute set will feature a new mix of tales, stand-up and anecdotes ready for Christmas and the New Year. Topics will include voluntary work, royalty, family Christmases past and present, plus Suffolk and Essex. Griff said: “It’s a time for giving and this will be a wonderful…

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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 opening by the group’s chair, Angella Horner FRSA, to the presentation of prizes by the guest of honour, Lady Ruggles-Brise DL, on the last day, there was a steady stream of visitors and a very special atmosphere. The whole exhibition was enhanced by the lovely floral displays with a golden theme provided by Helen…

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Coast To Coast

A team of 12 friends paid for a day of care and support from East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) across Suffolk on Sunday 25th June, having completed a gruelling 150-mile cycle. The coast to coast challenge, which takes in mountainous terrain from the Western Lake District in Cumbria to Whitby in Yorkshire, is normally completed over four or five days. However, the team – who dubbed themselves the ‘Coastbusters’ – put in an extraordinary effort to finish in just 24 hours, raising £7,801.40 in the process. The group, from Stowmarket…

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