Yearly Archives

2016

Re-figure

Fed up of diets that don’t work, or gym memberships that go to waste, or always find your New Year resolutions go out of the window in just a few weeks? Re-figure is a one-of-a-kind programme, a one-stop solution that delivers a…

Suffolk Warm Homes

Earlier this year the Suffolk Warm Homes service successfully gained funding from Government to help households in Suffolk, struggling to afford to heat their homes. The deadline to apply for this assistance is fast approaching.…

Annuities – Where Are We Now?

Independent Financial Adviser Nick Plumb takes a look at the options for those coming up to retirement. When the ground-breaking ‘WHY IT PAYS TO SHOP AROUND’ pension changes were introduced in April 2015, many experts believed that they…

Light Up A Life

St Elizabeth Hospice are inviting people to join them to remember and celebrate loved ones at a poignant service this Christmastime. Pauline Donkin, St Elizabeth Hospice’s fundraising development manager, said: “Christmas is a happy…

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…

Suffolk Energy-From-Waste

More open days are being planned at the energy-from-waste facility, giving local people the chance to see for themselves how Suffolk’s waste is being put to good use. Since the visitor centre opened last year over 4,500 people have been…

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…

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…

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…

Flatford Wildlife Garden

The last of the house martins seem to have passed through. Since the end of the summer we’ve watched groups of them wheeling high above the garden as they pause to feed up before making a push for their winter quarters in warmer climes.…