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Digging deep for stories of Suffolk’s Land Girl heroines

15 September 2020
Digging deep for stories of Suffolk’s Land Girl heroines

Digging deep for stories of Suffolk’s Land Girl heroines

15 September 2020

Heartfelt admiration for the women whose work kept farms going in WW2 is behind an ambitious project.


Brothers unite to bring healthy family meals to the masses

01 September 2020
Brothers unite to bring healthy family meals to the masses

Brothers unite to bring healthy family meals to the masses

01 September 2020

Knowing how to cook a healthy, tasty, affordable meal is one of the most useful skills for any family on a tight budget.


FEATURE: Horticulturalist sheds light on new book demystifying art of growing plants

25 August 2020
FEATURE: Horticulturalist sheds light on new book demystifying art of growing plants

FEATURE: Horticulturalist sheds light on new book demystifying art of growing plants

25 August 2020

Catherine McMillan says gardening is a huge topic, but promises her book, Gardening for the Uncommitted, tells you only what you really need to know.


‘The need for the countryside has never been greater’ says National Trust director

10 August 2020
‘The need for the countryside has never been greater’ says National Trust director

‘The need for the countryside has never been greater’ says National Trust director

10 August 2020

The National Trust is emerging from lockdown with visitors back in its nature reserves and gardens.


FEATURE: Sudbury Common Lands ranger sheds light on 30 years of caring for 'jewel in town's crown'

27 July 2020
FEATURE: Sudbury Common Lands ranger sheds light on 30 years of caring for 'jewel in town's crown'

FEATURE: Sudbury Common Lands ranger sheds light on 30 years of caring for 'jewel in town's crown'

27 July 2020

This summer, Adrian Walters is stepping down as senior ranger. He says every day working in Sudbury's water meadows has been another day in paradise.


Two men's bid to protect a part of the rainforest

27 July 2020
Two men's bid to protect a part of the rainforest

Two men's bid to protect a part of the rainforest

27 July 2020

Two men from Suffolk have relaunched a book to raise money and tackle one part of a rainforest's newest threat.


FEATURE: Monks Eleigh couple share stories from 3,500-mile trip in three-wheel car for charity

07 April 2020
FEATURE: Monks Eleigh couple share stories from 3,500-mile trip in three-wheel car for charity

FEATURE: Monks Eleigh couple share stories from 3,500-mile trip in three-wheel car for charity

07 April 2020

Engulfed by crowds, garlanded with flowers, and treated like celebrities ... for a retired couple in a three-wheeler, it was an astonishing reception.


FEATURE: First childminder in Suffolk to qualify in new approach to looking after children

25 March 2020
FEATURE: First childminder in Suffolk to qualify in new approach to looking after children

FEATURE: First childminder in Suffolk to qualify in new approach to looking after children

25 March 2020

Childminder Claire Wilson has turned most of the ground floor of her home into a perfect environment for toddlers with inquiring minds.


FEATURE: Great Waldingfield patrol rescues frogs and toads from perils of roads

10 March 2020
FEATURE: Great Waldingfield patrol rescues frogs and toads from perils of roads

FEATURE: Great Waldingfield patrol rescues frogs and toads from perils of roads

10 March 2020

Every night, often for five hours at a time, wildlife champion George Millins paces up and down a few hundred yards of road on the lookout for frogs.


FEATURE: New memorial at Lavenham Airfield to honour fallen American airmen of WWII

03 February 2020
FEATURE: New memorial at Lavenham Airfield to honour fallen American airmen of WWII

FEATURE: New memorial at Lavenham Airfield to honour fallen American airmen of WWII

03 February 2020

In the final year of the Second World War, American bomber crews were taking off from Lavenham on perilous missions. Many of them never came back.


FEATURE: Pilot from Groton raises £37,000 for charities after 7,200-mile trek from UK to South Africa

03 January 2020
FEATURE: Pilot from Groton raises £37,000 for charities after 7,200-mile trek from UK to South Africa

FEATURE: Pilot from Groton raises £37,000 for charities after 7,200-mile trek from UK to South Africa

03 January 2020

Giles Abrey is back from the biggest adventure of his life. Alone in his light aircraft, the Suffolk farmer has flown over sea, deserts and mountains.


FEATURE: Former Sudbury student lands starring stage role at Bury Theatre Royal

17 December 2019
FEATURE: Former Sudbury student lands starring stage role at Bury Theatre Royal

FEATURE: Former Sudbury student lands starring stage role at Bury Theatre Royal

17 December 2019

Lauren Chinery first stepped into the spotlight on a Suffolk stage aged six. This Christmas, she is starring in a title role at the Theatre Royal.


Culture: Their name says it all, Belle Voci bring their beautiful voices to Clare to celebrate Christmas and Barbara Eeles finds out how an ‘accident’ catapulted them to success

06 December 2019
Culture: Their name says it all, Belle Voci bring their beautiful voices to Clare to celebrate Christmas and Barbara Eeles finds out how an ‘accident’ catapulted them to success

Culture: Their name says it all, Belle Voci bring their beautiful voices to Clare to celebrate Christmas and Barbara Eeles finds out how an ‘accident’ catapulted them to success

06 December 2019

The Voice finalists set to add sparkle to Christmas


FEATURE: Groton farmer flies the dream in epic solo charity journey to Africa

12 November 2019
FEATURE: Groton farmer flies the dream in epic solo charity journey to Africa

FEATURE: Groton farmer flies the dream in epic solo charity journey to Africa

12 November 2019

For Giles Abrey, the flight from East Anglia to Cape Town is not just a long-held dream, but the chance to raise thousands of pounds for charity.


FEATURE: Quest to find missing portraits leads historian on 9,500-mile trip to Suffolk

02 October 2019
FEATURE: Quest to find missing portraits leads historian on 9,500-mile trip to Suffolk

FEATURE: Quest to find missing portraits leads historian on 9,500-mile trip to Suffolk

02 October 2019

A search by a Melbourne historian has led to Chelsworth, where the co-founder of one of Australia's most famous sports clubs spent his childhood.


Age-old craft was signpost to success for Great Cornard artist

12 September 2019
Age-old craft was signpost to success for Great Cornard artist

Age-old craft was signpost to success for Great Cornard artist

12 September 2019

Wayne Tanswell is one of Britain's few remaining traditional signwriters.


FEATURE: Longest-serving volunteer at Suffolk Police sheds light on career

02 September 2019
FEATURE: Longest-serving volunteer at Suffolk Police sheds light on career

FEATURE: Longest-serving volunteer at Suffolk Police sheds light on career

02 September 2019

Special constable David Overton joined West Suffolk Special Constabulary in 1965. Now, at 81, he is their longest-serving volunteer.


FEATURE: Appeal for help as Sudbury Festival of Performing Arts fights for survival

26 August 2019
FEATURE: Appeal for help as Sudbury Festival of Performing Arts fights for survival

FEATURE: Appeal for help as Sudbury Festival of Performing Arts fights for survival

26 August 2019

The Sudbury Festival of Performing Arts, which every year gives young musicians, dancers and actors a chance to perform, is facing a fight to survive.


FEATURE: Mixed-race Suffolk woman shares story of life in white post-war Britain

06 August 2019
FEATURE: Mixed-race Suffolk woman shares story of life in white post-war Britain

FEATURE: Mixed-race Suffolk woman shares story of life in white post-war Britain

06 August 2019

Her name is Barbara. It is the 1950s. She is six years old and is slowly realising that people think she is different, although she is not sure why.


FEATURE: Artists drawn together for summer exhibition in Long Melford

03 August 2019
FEATURE: Artists drawn together for summer exhibition in Long Melford

FEATURE: Artists drawn together for summer exhibition in Long Melford

03 August 2019

Suffolk Art Society is staging its annual summer exhibition in Holy Trinity Church, Long Melford.


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