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Artist who had stroke at 28 vows to make success of passion that began as therapy

16 January 2022
Artist who had stroke at 28 vows to make success of passion that began as therapy

Artist who had stroke at 28 vows to make success of passion that began as therapy

16 January 2022

Phillippa Gunn was struggling with the aftermath of a stroke and open heart surgery when she rediscovered her childhood love of art.


How farming life’s a dream come true for this couple - even if home is a caravan

10 January 2022
How farming life’s a dream come true for this couple - even if home is a caravan

How farming life’s a dream come true for this couple - even if home is a caravan

10 January 2022

A couple reveal how they gave up their jobs in their sixties to follow their hearts at a farm.


The charities working tirelessly to ease the pain of domestic abuse

04 January 2022
The charities working tirelessly to ease the pain of domestic abuse

The charities working tirelessly to ease the pain of domestic abuse

04 January 2022

From a safe place to stay to helping rebuild lives, we speak to two Suffolk charities helping those facing trauma of abuse.


Meet the Suffolk musician who has played key role in pantomimes for 30 years

01 January 2022
Meet the Suffolk musician who has played key role in pantomimes for 30 years

Meet the Suffolk musician who has played key role in pantomimes for 30 years

01 January 2022

His composing and keyboard skills provide the orchestral sound that weaves together every song and laugh as the story unfolds.


How handover at Suffolk hospice completes a 'St Nic’s circle'

20 December 2021
How handover at Suffolk hospice completes a 'St Nic’s circle'

How handover at Suffolk hospice completes a 'St Nic’s circle'

20 December 2021

The new boss of a vital charity explains how coincidences felt like serendipity.


Meet the 99-year-old Suffolk woman who campaigned against apartheid for decades

13 December 2021
Meet the 99-year-old Suffolk woman who campaigned against apartheid for decades

Meet the 99-year-old Suffolk woman who campaigned against apartheid for decades

13 December 2021

The moment a schoolgirl fainted from hunger in front of her was a turning point in the long life of Mary Owens.


Wonders of nature that helped to fix my ‘faulty brain’

29 November 2021
Wonders of nature that helped to fix my ‘faulty brain’

Wonders of nature that helped to fix my ‘faulty brain’

29 November 2021

Everyone was staring. In the middle of a crowded tube train Hannah Powell’s body was twitching and jerking uncontrollably.


How Suffolk farmer Edward grew to be the cream of the crop

23 November 2021
How Suffolk farmer Edward grew to be the cream of the crop

How Suffolk farmer Edward grew to be the cream of the crop

23 November 2021

Edward Vipond’s farming roots are deep in the soil of Suffolk, where his father and grandfather both worked the land.


From student volunteer to the top job for charity’s CEO

17 November 2021
From student volunteer to the top job for charity’s CEO

From student volunteer to the top job for charity’s CEO

17 November 2021

Aileen Belsberg first worked with fund-raiser and philanthropist Gina Long as a student on work experience but she made a lasting impression.


The group reaching out to families as they battle to pull through

11 November 2021
The group reaching out to families as they battle to pull through

The group reaching out to families as they battle to pull through

11 November 2021

Three families. Three very different situations, but one thing in common: they all desperately needed help.


How this vital group has supported our armed forces since 1921

03 November 2021
How this vital group has supported our armed forces since 1921

How this vital group has supported our armed forces since 1921

03 November 2021

For 100 years the Royal British Legion has worked to ensure the nation never forgets the service and sacrifice of its armed forces.


Seeking the phantom of room four at one of Suffolk's most haunted hotels

22 October 2021
Seeking the phantom of room four at one of Suffolk's most haunted hotels

Seeking the phantom of room four at one of Suffolk's most haunted hotels

22 October 2021

As Halloween looms, we brave a tour of the haunted hotspots of a hotel where some residents are only there in spirit.


Inside the plush hotel for cats where guests can live in the lap of luxury

18 October 2021
Inside the plush hotel for cats where guests can live in the lap of luxury

Inside the plush hotel for cats where guests can live in the lap of luxury

18 October 2021

Guests can expect their every whim to be indulged. The suites are luxuriously-appointed and there is even a chauffeur is on hand to supply transport.


From fine cakes to buttered beere: Discover how to make historic dishes of years gone by with new recipe book

17 October 2021
From fine cakes to buttered beere: Discover how to make historic dishes of years gone by with new recipe book

From fine cakes to buttered beere: Discover how to make historic dishes of years gone by with new recipe book

17 October 2021

Flavoured with rosewater, drizzled with honey and decorated with petals, it’s no wonder ‘Fine Cakes’ were a favourite at Henry VIII's court.


Radio club tunes in to the thrill of surfing the airwaves

16 October 2021
Radio club tunes in to the thrill of surfing the airwaves

Radio club tunes in to the thrill of surfing the airwaves

16 October 2021

The world of amateur radio is a very broad church, according to members of a local club.


Tales from the skies by a police helicopter observer

27 September 2021
Tales from the skies by a police helicopter observer

Tales from the skies by a police helicopter observer

27 September 2021

From life-saving rescues to a horse that grassed-up a suspect, Adrian Bleese saw it all during 12 years as a police helicopter observer.


How an injured war veteran became one of Suffolk's most recognisable high street names

21 September 2021
How an injured war veteran became one of Suffolk's most recognisable high street names

How an injured war veteran became one of Suffolk's most recognisable high street names

21 September 2021

Suffolk company Hughes Electrical celebrates its centenary this year having outlasted most of its specialist competition.


All you need to know about Suffolk's Heritage Open Days

10 September 2021
All you need to know about Suffolk's Heritage Open Days

All you need to know about Suffolk's Heritage Open Days

10 September 2021

Heritage Open Days are England's largest festival of history and culture - bringing together thousands of people every year.


Time to zero in on our waste and put bad habits behind us

03 September 2021
Time to zero in on our waste and put bad habits behind us

Time to zero in on our waste and put bad habits behind us

03 September 2021

We could all do more to waste less, and now is a good time to think about it because next week is national Zero Waste Week.


Girls' Night Out to return next weekend as organisers welcome last minute entries to fundraising walk

31 August 2021
Girls' Night Out to return next weekend as organisers welcome last minute entries to fundraising walk

Girls' Night Out to return next weekend as organisers welcome last minute entries to fundraising walk

31 August 2021

One of Suffolk’s biggest and most popular fund-raising events will be back next month in a sea of pink and twinkling lights.