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'Christmas Day is a lovely day to work': The care workers on duty over festive holidays

21 December 2022
'Christmas Day is a lovely day to work': The care workers on duty over festive holidays

'Christmas Day is a lovely day to work': The care workers on duty over festive holidays

21 December 2022

On Christmas Day, care workers will be on duty as usual and striving to make it special for those they look after.


Former county cricketer and karate expert’s pathway to getting a black belt in life

12 December 2022
Former county cricketer and karate expert’s pathway to getting a black belt in life

Former county cricketer and karate expert’s pathway to getting a black belt in life

12 December 2022

Writing a book on self-development is latest chapter in the story of former county cricketer, karate instructor, and life coach Phil Toogood.


The ingenious inventor who hopes to be an inspiration

05 December 2022
The ingenious inventor who hopes to be an inspiration

The ingenious inventor who hopes to be an inspiration

05 December 2022

Meet the Suffolk inventor who hopes to inspire a new generation of engineers.


'I played Elton John's piano and got a lift in Eric Morecambe's Rolls-Royce'

28 November 2022
'I played Elton John's piano and got a lift in Eric Morecambe's Rolls-Royce'

'I played Elton John's piano and got a lift in Eric Morecambe's Rolls-Royce'

28 November 2022

Peter Durrent has played and sung his way through a lifetime in show business including many years in Suffolk.


Famous faces to appear at carol concert in aid of stroke charity

24 November 2022
Famous faces to appear at carol concert in aid of stroke charity

Famous faces to appear at carol concert in aid of stroke charity

24 November 2022

Two well-known actors will appear at a candlelit Christmas carol concert in aid of a charity that helps stroke survivors.


How Suffolk firm leads the way to a thrifty, eco-friendly future

21 November 2022
How Suffolk firm leads the way to a thrifty, eco-friendly future

How Suffolk firm leads the way to a thrifty, eco-friendly future

21 November 2022

SuffolkNews reports on the lightbulb moment that put company ahead on two vital issues.


How this charity steps in to stop a precious bond being broken

16 November 2022
How this charity steps in to stop a precious bond being broken

How this charity steps in to stop a precious bond being broken

16 November 2022

Contact with both parents is the best outcome for children after couples split up but it is not easy – SuffolkNews discovered how a service can help.


Hotel group owner's journey from cleaning the cutlery to top award

07 November 2022
Hotel group owner's journey from cleaning the cutlery to top award

Hotel group owner's journey from cleaning the cutlery to top award

07 November 2022

SuffolkNews speaks to the boss of a family-owned hotel group named Business of the Year who learned his trade from the bottom up


My life in a world long gone – a 1940s village childhood

30 October 2022
My life in a world long gone – a 1940s village childhood

My life in a world long gone – a 1940s village childhood

30 October 2022

‘Memories of an Old Bulmer Boy’ looks back on growing up in the countryside and follows its author to the present day.


How teamwork is the thread that binds this family business

24 October 2022
How teamwork is the thread that binds this family business

How teamwork is the thread that binds this family business

24 October 2022

From party dresses to a cover for a light aircraft, their rule for accepting a job is ‘if it will fit in the machine, we’ll do it’.


How Suffolk helped refugees thrown out by dictator Amin

17 October 2022
How Suffolk helped refugees thrown out by dictator Amin

How Suffolk helped refugees thrown out by dictator Amin

17 October 2022

In 1972 Uganda’s Asians fell victim to a terrifying purge - 50 years later ex-refugees who found a safe haven in Suffolk tell their stories.


Inside this award-winning Suffolk vineyard and winery

10 October 2022
Inside this award-winning Suffolk vineyard and winery

Inside this award-winning Suffolk vineyard and winery

10 October 2022

From wine lovers to award-winning wine makers, here is this couple's story.


Mum’s the word for javelin golden girl

03 October 2022
Mum’s the word for javelin golden girl

Mum’s the word for javelin golden girl

03 October 2022

Find out what Suffolk's Javelin star Goldie Sayers has been up to since the London Olympics.


How Suffolk’s libraries booked a place as the gold-standard service

26 September 2022
How Suffolk’s libraries booked a place as the gold-standard service

How Suffolk’s libraries booked a place as the gold-standard service

26 September 2022

Just over a decade ago the future looked bleak for Suffolk’s libraries but today the picture is very different, thanks to 'utterly amazing' staff.


How artist’s childhood home has been transformed in £10m project

15 September 2022
How artist’s childhood home has been transformed in £10m project

How artist’s childhood home has been transformed in £10m project

15 September 2022

The Suffolk house where famous 18th century painter Thomas Gainsborough was born is now part of a centre that will draw art-lovers from far and wide.


How pedal power is the key to escaping isolation for this charity

05 September 2022
How pedal power is the key to escaping isolation for this charity

How pedal power is the key to escaping isolation for this charity

05 September 2022

Meet the team saving Suffolk residents from isolation with this innovative rickshaw ride.


Meet the 26-year-old who turned passion for vintage toys into thriving business

29 August 2022
Meet the 26-year-old who turned passion for vintage toys into thriving business

Meet the 26-year-old who turned passion for vintage toys into thriving business

29 August 2022

When Covid-19 made things tough Dan Hewitt and his partner turned his lifelong hobby into a business.


Want to learn a new skill without the pressure? Look no further...

22 August 2022
Want to learn a new skill without the pressure? Look no further...

Want to learn a new skill without the pressure? Look no further...

22 August 2022

Feature writer Barbara Eeles explores the evolution of u3a learning in Suffolk and explains how you can get involved.


Tracking down the history of village's own ‘castle on the hill’

15 August 2022
Tracking down the history of village's own ‘castle on the hill’

Tracking down the history of village's own ‘castle on the hill’

15 August 2022

Framlingham castle found fame in that Ed Sheeran song, but a community wants to know more about the fortress which once guarded their village.


Ancient building holds secrets of unseen heroes who guarded our skies

09 August 2022
Ancient building holds secrets of unseen heroes who guarded our skies

Ancient building holds secrets of unseen heroes who guarded our skies

09 August 2022

In World War Two the Royal Observer Corps had key role in air defence - and one Suffolk town honours them like nowhere else.