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'We have a lot to offer': Mayor reacts after town named Suffolk's worst seaside town

'We have a lot to offer': Mayor reacts after town named Suffolk's worst seaside town

'We have a lot to offer': Mayor reacts after town named Suffolk's worst seaside town

07 May 2021

A mayor has defended his seaside town after it was ranked by Which? as the least attractive in Suffolk.


Competition: Name park's new panda and win parking permits

Competition: Name park's new panda and win parking permits

Competition: Name park's new panda and win parking permits

07 May 2021

Bury St Edmunds' Nowton Park has a new resident and you have the chance to name it.


Man gets lawnmower tattooed on his head as tribute to late brother

Man gets lawnmower tattooed on his head as tribute to late brother

Man gets lawnmower tattooed on his head as tribute to late brother

06 May 2021

A grieving man had a lawnmower tattooed on his head - after joking with his late brother they would both need one to cut their hair after lockdown.


No, Matt Hancock wasn't served the world's worst pint of Guinness

No, Matt Hancock wasn't served the world's worst pint of Guinness

No, Matt Hancock wasn't served the world's worst pint of Guinness

01 May 2021

Social media went into a frenzy yesterday after it appeared a Suffolk MP was served the worst pint ever, but not everything was as it seemed.


Yellow lines ‘parked’ in wrong place in village

Yellow lines ‘parked’ in wrong place in village

Yellow lines ‘parked’ in wrong place in village

30 April 2021

A reader has sent in a picture of this unusual sight he spotted in a Suffolk village.


This is how you can picnic at Buckingham Palace this summer

This is how you can picnic at Buckingham Palace this summer

This is how you can picnic at Buckingham Palace this summer

27 April 2021

Buckingham Palace is to allow visitors to picnic on its lawn. Here's how you can swap your favourite picnic spot for one at the Palace.


'We haven't charged them': Health club welcomes feathered flock of new members

'We haven't charged them': Health club welcomes feathered flock of new members

'We haven't charged them': Health club welcomes feathered flock of new members

21 April 2021

Staff at a health club welcomed a feathered family of new members this morning - and they loved the pool.


Retirement home awarded Grade II listed status

Retirement home awarded Grade II listed status

Retirement home awarded Grade II listed status

14 April 2021

A picturesque almshouse which has supported retired residents of a Suffolk town since the late 19th century has been awarded listed status.


7 things you could walk past every day without knowing their 'hidden' history

7 things you could walk past every day without knowing their 'hidden' history

7 things you could walk past every day without knowing their 'hidden' history

11 April 2021

With lockdown easing tomorrow, we revisit some hidden gems you may or may not have noticed about town - before coronavirus.


Sweep the sheepdog catches ferry to nature reserve to round up flocks of rare sheep

Sweep the sheepdog catches ferry to nature reserve to round up flocks of rare sheep

Sweep the sheepdog catches ferry to nature reserve to round up flocks of rare sheep

07 April 2021

A sheepdog has 'found his sea legs' after being recruited to round up flocks of rare breeds of sheep on a remote spit of land off the Suffolk coast.


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

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.


Father and daughter build Lego replica of Sutton Hoo helmet

Father and daughter build Lego replica of Sutton Hoo helmet

Father and daughter build Lego replica of Sutton Hoo helmet

26 March 2021

A father and daughter have built a wearable replica of the Sutton Hoo helmet using more than 1,000 Lego bricks.


'It's been very frustrating': Villagers annoyed after not having usable post box for over a year

'It's been very frustrating': Villagers annoyed after not having usable post box for over a year

'It's been very frustrating': Villagers annoyed after not having usable post box for over a year

26 March 2021

Residents in a village have spoken of their frustration after being left without a post box for over a year.


‘Heartbreak’ after village signs stolen weeks after marking independence

‘Heartbreak’ after village signs stolen weeks after marking independence

‘Heartbreak’ after village signs stolen weeks after marking independence

22 March 2021

A village authority leader is ‘heartbroken’ after newly erected signs were mysteriously taken.


This is why a Suffolk impersonator has become a viral internet sensation in China

This is why a Suffolk impersonator has become a viral internet sensation in China

This is why a Suffolk impersonator has become a viral internet sensation in China

18 March 2021

The Mr Bean impersonator has had more than 100 million views on his video of him chopping cabbage.


Dozens of iconic phone boxes available to adopt for community projects

Dozens of iconic phone boxes available to adopt for community projects

Dozens of iconic phone boxes available to adopt for community projects

17 March 2021

Communities in Suffolk are being urged to give their old phone boxes a new lease of life after BT confirmed dozens of them are up for grabs.


Colin raises thousands for veterans charity after completing Captain Tom-style walk

Colin raises thousands for veterans charity after completing Captain Tom-style walk

Colin raises thousands for veterans charity after completing Captain Tom-style walk

09 March 2021

A pensioner who took on a Captain Tom-style challenge to raise charity funds and to mark his wedding anniversary has completed his effort.


Town thanks DJ for soundtracking lockdown

Town thanks DJ for soundtracking lockdown

Town thanks DJ for soundtracking lockdown

28 February 2021

Lockdown might feel never ending to some but residents of one Suffolk town are keeping dancing.


Number 10 writes to trainee hairdresser who offered to cut Boris Johnson’s hair

Number 10 writes to trainee hairdresser who offered to cut Boris Johnson’s hair

Number 10 writes to trainee hairdresser who offered to cut Boris Johnson’s hair

26 February 2021

A Suffolk student who wrote to Boris Johnson offering to cut his hair has been thanked by Number 10 for his “thoughtful offer”.


Young gardener finds special way to thank NHS for saving his life

Young gardener finds special way to thank NHS for saving his life

Young gardener finds special way to thank NHS for saving his life

25 February 2021

A young gardener who nearly died of sepsis when he was just a baby has found a special way to say thank you to the NHS.


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