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.…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

New York Marathon

School friends Caroline Humphries and Georgie Dickins (both 37) are planning to complete the New York Marathon to raise money for St Elizabeth Hospice in Ipswich. Caroline and Georgie will be running 26.2 miles with the aim of raising…

Landscape Impressed

A new exhibition at the Boat House Gallery, Flatford November 5 to February 26  12PM was formed in 1984. They are a group of 12 East Anglian printmakers who know well the gently undulating landscape of the Essex/Suffolk borders, with its…

Invitation To All Men

In November the Suffolk Constabulary Male Voice Choir are holding two open rehearsals to which they invite all men who love to sing to attend. On Tuesday, November 22 the choir will be holding a rehearsal at Ufford Church Hall, Church…