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New Courses At Orchard Barn

New craft courses are planned over the coming months at Orchard Barn near Battisford as the centre’s hand-made craft room takes shape. As a tree and wood orientated enterprise it was decided to make a start with a Spoon Carving course on…

The Regal In February

We are now well into the 2018 movie awards season, kicking off last month with the black dresses worn at the Golden Globes. The BAFTAs are on Sunday 18th February and the Oscars are held at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre on Sunday 4th March.…

Good Neighbours

Are there people living in your community who would benefit from a Good Neighbour? A Good Neighbour Scheme is a group of people who help others in their community. This could be by giving a lift, checking a smoke alarm, changing a light…

Simply Brass Give Thanks At Christmas

It's been a busy Christmas period for Simply Brass Stowmarket with performances in Needham Market, local primary schools, the Scouts Christmas Carol Service as well as their own festive concert. They hope you managed to catch them and…

Stowmarket Tennis Club

Words by Chris Cunningham Strange things are happening in the world of sport: Ipswich Town seem to be producing some football, Formula 1 is attracting Alfa Romeo and Aston Martin, and Andy Murray is forming a sports management company! This…

Muntons Investment

As a major exporter in the East Anglian region, Muntons has increased their corporate visibility through the branding of two new trucks with their distinctive and colourful diamond logo. Working in conjunction with DHL Supply Chain…

Scorpion Martial Arts Academy

With more than 100 juniors and seniors grading in kickboxing and karate at their last exams of the year in November, the standard of martial arts demonstrated was simply superb. The kickboxers were put through a gruelling test of their…

Orchard Barn

At Orchard Barn, they are busy making wooden tiles (shingles) for their new craft room roof. The logs used are Sweet Chestnut, which is a wood with tannin in it. Why mention this here? Well, tannin corrodes ordinary metal which means that…

SODS’ Auditions Coming Soon

Made In Dagenham tells the true story of the upholstery machinists at Ford’s Dagenham plant who came out on strike in the late 1960s for equal pay with men. In doing so they took on the full force of the British Government, the TUC and…

NASA Technology Landing On Earth

Many people think that the millions we spend on spaceflight and exploration is a waste that could be spent down here on Earth in better ways. The night sky may look pretty on a clear night, but the content of space doesn’t really affect…