About the Coastal Scene

About Coastal Scene

The coastal communities of Suffolk are each unique in their own way, a fact we at the Coastal Scene want to celebrate and share with you, our loyal readers.

Whether you are a visitor or resident, the Coastal Scene is your essential weekly read to find out what is happening in Framlingham, Felixstowe, Aldeburgh, and Saxmundham, plus the many other communities up and down this beautiful strip of coastland.

Read in print, keep up-to-date online, download our e-edition, follow us on Twitter or join us on Facebook, however you choose to read, the Coastal Scene will bring you breaking news, community updates, sports reports, stunning photo galleries, and what’s on guides.

Related titles

A selection of our magazine titles can be found below. Click the magazines to find out more.

Local news


Public invited to comment on blueprint for Suffolk landscape gem

A television show’s resident “gardening guru” will be supporting a children charity’s work in Suffolk with a talk about her life in show business.

Patients at the combined Ipswich and Colchester hospitals will be able to use technology such as mobile phone apps to “self-service” their care plans.

A Suffolk school’s snow-delayed World Book Day celebrations saw classrooms taken over by Paddington Bear, Mary Poppins and the Queen of Hearts - to name just a few of the character costumes on show.

High street fashion retailer New Look has confirmed it will close 60 of its stores.

A fresh round of snow could fall at Easter according to experts – just when hopes were high that the wintry weather swept in by the Beast from the East had run its course.

Education bosses in Suffolk have said a culture of parental preference has left more than 82% of the county’s schools with unfilled places, while the most popular are continually oversubscribed.

A warning has been issued over the dangers of drinking in hot-tubs after a Suffolk man drowned with potentially fatal levels of alcohol in his system.

With only 11 days to go until Easter we take a look at the most unusual eggs on the high street.

Thousands of runners will take their place on the starting line at the Colchester Half Marathon this weekend, but don’t be late!

A group of residents in Somersham are badgering the council to step up after a sett of unexpected guests shacked up underneath their road.

Quiz show QI is leaving the studio for the first time ever for an exclusive Latitude Festival edition.

Primark has recalled a range of cushions after they were found to be a possible fire risk.

A deal to give NHS workers a 6.5% pay rise over three years is set to be agreed today.

The closure of a Suffolk town’s last bank branch is feared to be the “nail in the coffin” for its economic vitality.

Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran appeared to be channelling the late Steve Irwin during a close encounter with a crocodile in Australia.

They say don’t count your chickens, but one Chelmondiston woman has found herself outnumbered by some rather handsome feathered friends this week.

Looking for some Easter fun for youngsters? Here are details of some egg hunts and seasonal activities in store across the area.

A symphony orchestra based in Ipswich has announced the date for its second major concert of 2018.

A group of dachshund owners keen to put on a charity dog walk this month have secured a saviour sponsor after being told by the council that they must produce a £300 deposit and £5million insurance cover to hold the event.

Customers will not be able to buy or adopt a rabbit from any Pets at Home store from Good Friday to Easter Monday.

Helpful information

Local weather



max temp: 10°C

min temp: 5°C

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24