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Artist James Wilkinson reflects on career which has seen him tour with the greats

01 March 2021
Artist James Wilkinson reflects on career which has seen him tour with the greats

Artist James Wilkinson reflects on career which has seen him tour with the greats

01 March 2021

Few could claim that art has taken them on tour with the Rolling Stones - but James Wilkinson is one of those who can.


All you need to know about GB's attempt to win the America's Cup - and the Suffolk sailor key to the effort

16 February 2021
All you need to know about GB's attempt to win the America's Cup - and the Suffolk sailor key to the effort

All you need to know about GB's attempt to win the America's Cup - and the Suffolk sailor key to the effort

16 February 2021

Sir Ben Ainslie is leading the UK's assault to win the coveted America's Cup. But Suffolk has eyes on another sailor.


This is how the tradition of celebrating Valentine's Day started

14 February 2021
This is how the tradition of celebrating Valentine's Day started

This is how the tradition of celebrating Valentine's Day started

14 February 2021

As the country faces its first locked-down February 14, we take a look back at how the tradition of Valentine's Day started.


The Bridgerton-esque adventures of Suffolk's bigamous duchess

09 February 2021
The Bridgerton-esque adventures of Suffolk's bigamous duchess

The Bridgerton-esque adventures of Suffolk's bigamous duchess

09 February 2021

The colourful life of Duchess Elizabeth Chudleigh wouldn’t be out of place amid the high society scandals of Netflix hit Bridgerton.


Death in Paradise creator reflects on Suffolk upbringing and writing the hit show

03 February 2021
Death in Paradise creator reflects on Suffolk upbringing and writing the hit show

Death in Paradise creator reflects on Suffolk upbringing and writing the hit show

03 February 2021

Death in Paradise was one of the most popular programmes on television and the show can trace its heritage all the way back to Suffolk.


The amazing story behind the discovery of Sutton Hoo burial ground

29 January 2021
The amazing story behind the discovery of Sutton Hoo burial ground

The amazing story behind the discovery of Sutton Hoo burial ground

29 January 2021

With Netflix having released its new film 'The Dig' today, we take a look at the amazing story of the discovery of Sutton Hoo and those behind it.


Living and breathing chocolate: The journey to creating Marimba chocolatier

27 December 2020
Living and breathing chocolate: The journey to creating Marimba chocolatier

Living and breathing chocolate: The journey to creating Marimba chocolatier

27 December 2020

For almost 15 years the Wright family, which owns Suffolk chocolatier Marimba, has lived and breathed chocolate.


Can you spot yourself in these nativity play photos from the past?

11 December 2020
Can you spot yourself in these nativity play photos from the past?

Can you spot yourself in these nativity play photos from the past?

11 December 2020

Nativity plays are as much a part of Christmas as Santa Claus - we’ve been looking through our archives for photos of plays from the past decade.


Suffolk's lost cinemas and what they are now

07 December 2020
Suffolk's lost cinemas and what they are now

Suffolk's lost cinemas and what they are now

07 December 2020

There are scores of former cinemas in Suffolk which are no longer showing movies and are instead now home to everything from restaurants to flats.


New book tells all of Suffolk's weird and wonderful facts - how many do you know?

16 November 2020
New book tells all of Suffolk's weird and wonderful facts - how many do you know?

New book tells all of Suffolk's weird and wonderful facts - how many do you know?

16 November 2020

A new book by social historian Neil Storey has taken an affectionate look at all things Suffolk - a county he has known and loved for many years.


Films highlighting WWII bomber pilot's tragic final flight go online to aid Quay Theatre

30 September 2020
Films highlighting WWII bomber pilot's tragic final flight go online to aid Quay Theatre

Films highlighting WWII bomber pilot's tragic final flight go online to aid Quay Theatre

30 September 2020

The two films, narrated by historian Anne Grimshaw, are helping to raise money for the theatre, which has had its income hit by Covid-19 restrictions.


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.