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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.


FEATURE: Monks Eleigh couple ready for 3,500-mile trek across India in three-wheel car

01 July 2019
FEATURE: Monks Eleigh couple ready for 3,500-mile trek across India in three-wheel car

FEATURE: Monks Eleigh couple ready for 3,500-mile trek across India in three-wheel car

01 July 2019

This is the car in which Alan and Pat Braithwaite, both aged 73 and about to celebrate their golden wedding, plan to drive 3,500 miles across India.


FEATURE: New Sudbury market regular on surviving against the odds to cook up new career

19 June 2019
FEATURE: New Sudbury market regular on surviving against the odds to cook up new career

FEATURE: New Sudbury market regular on surviving against the odds to cook up new career

19 June 2019

Nicola Littlejohn was looking forward to the birth of her son when a brain haemorrhage left her fighting for her life. Against the odds, she survived.


FEATURE: Suffolk Walking Festival set to kick off 12th season

07 May 2019
FEATURE: Suffolk Walking Festival set to kick off 12th season

FEATURE: Suffolk Walking Festival set to kick off 12th season

07 May 2019

This time last year, they left 24 million footprints across Suffolk. And it is about to start all over again, as the Suffolk Walking Festival returns.


FEATURE: Cloud of dust signals new era for Gainsborough Centre project in Sudbury

03 April 2019
FEATURE: Cloud of dust signals new era for Gainsborough Centre project in Sudbury

FEATURE: Cloud of dust signals new era for Gainsborough Centre project in Sudbury

03 April 2019

The plans are drawn, a derelict building has demolished, and funds are steadily climbing the steep path towards a multi-million pound target.


Chance to attend Britain's Got Talent semi-final and join Jeremy Kyle for lunch in Ultimate Charity Auction

22 March 2019
Chance to attend Britain's Got Talent semi-final and join Jeremy Kyle for lunch in Ultimate Charity Auction

Chance to attend Britain's Got Talent semi-final and join Jeremy Kyle for lunch in Ultimate Charity Auction

22 March 2019

The Ultimate Charity Auction has so far raised more than £1 million for a range of good causes.


FEATURE: Family's silk weaving history inspires Sudbury writer's new novel

05 March 2019
FEATURE: Family's silk weaving history inspires Sudbury writer's new novel

FEATURE: Family's silk weaving history inspires Sudbury writer's new novel

05 March 2019

When your family has been weaving silk for 300 years, it would be surprising if that lustrous legacy left no mark on your life.


FEATURE: Great Cornard survival expert sheds light on wilderness adventures

27 February 2019
FEATURE: Great Cornard survival expert sheds light on wilderness adventures

FEATURE: Great Cornard survival expert sheds light on wilderness adventures

27 February 2019

Dan Hume first got his taste for the outdoors in his back garden. These days, his expeditions are more adventurous – but the feeling is the same.


FEATURE: How Brexit inspired Lavenham author's thriller novel Exit Day

10 February 2019
FEATURE: How Brexit inspired Lavenham author's thriller novel Exit Day

FEATURE: How Brexit inspired Lavenham author's thriller novel Exit Day

10 February 2019

Truth can be stranger than fiction. But whatever Brexit conspiracy theories you have, thriller writer David Laws is confident he has gone one better.


FEATURE: How love of theatre nurtured in Sudbury led to acting career

07 January 2019
FEATURE: How love of theatre nurtured in Sudbury led to acting career

FEATURE: How love of theatre nurtured in Sudbury led to acting career

07 January 2019

Isabel Ford first stepped on to a stage at the Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds aged 10 as a pageboy in a Shakespeare play.