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How the legend of a fearsome dragon inspired a new novel

29 May 2021
How the legend of a fearsome dragon inspired a new novel

How the legend of a fearsome dragon inspired a new novel

29 May 2021

In the heart of the Stour valley lies a deep, dark, allegedly bottomless lake... the source of a sinister legend that dates back hundreds of years.


Meet Suffolk's professional declutterer Elizabeth

16 May 2021
Meet Suffolk's professional declutterer Elizabeth

Meet Suffolk's professional declutterer Elizabeth

16 May 2021

Everyone has spring cleaning on their minds and professional declutterer Elizabeth Wickes is here with her top tips for the occasion.


Meet Suffolk's new High Sheriff who hopes to show everything good about county

04 May 2021
Meet Suffolk's new High Sheriff who hopes to show everything good about county

Meet Suffolk's new High Sheriff who hopes to show everything good about county

04 May 2021

Suffolk’s new High Sheriff is taking on the role ready to uphold a long-established tradition of serving the community.


Meet the Suffolk artist who brings iconic cartoon characters to life

21 April 2021
Meet the Suffolk artist who brings iconic cartoon characters to life

Meet the Suffolk artist who brings iconic cartoon characters to life

21 April 2021

Cartoonist Barrie Appleby reflects on his long career animating Beano and Dandy characters such as Dennis the Menace, Roger the Dodger and Gnasher.


The Suffolk joker who kept villagers on their toes on April Fools Day for decades

01 April 2021
The Suffolk joker who kept villagers on their toes on April Fools Day for decades

The Suffolk joker who kept villagers on their toes on April Fools Day for decades

01 April 2021

For 20 years residents of one Suffolk village had more reason than most to keep their wits about them on April 1.


A look back at what life in Suffolk was like 50 years ago

20 March 2021
A look back at what life in Suffolk was like 50 years ago

A look back at what life in Suffolk was like 50 years ago

20 March 2021

With it being Census Day tomorrow, we take a look back at what life in Suffolk was like 50 years ago.


What was life like in Suffolk when the census was taken 100 years ago?

11 March 2021
What was life like in Suffolk when the census was taken 100 years ago?

What was life like in Suffolk when the census was taken 100 years ago?

11 March 2021

Census day 2021 is just around the corner. But what was life like when Suffolk householders filled in their census forms a century ago?


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.