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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.

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A shortage of the right “calibre” of people applying to be police officers in Suffolk has led to many advertised vacancies being left unfilled, it can be revealed.

They say a week is a long time in politics and since my last Coastal Scene column, the national political situation has moved on somewhat.

Ipswich Town host Sheffield Wednesday at Portman Road on Saturday, looking to end their Championship home campaign with a victory.

Classical and mezzo-soprano superstar Katherine Jenkins is the latest addition to the line-up for Latitude this summer.

The provision, known as ‘Suffolk New College – on the coast’, will initially offer study programmes in business, games design and IT, health and social care, art, design and media, construction and vocational access programmes.

From tudor celebrations and country shows to classic vehicles and live music, there’s lots to enjoy in Suffolk over the May Day weekend.

From long spells of warm sunshine to late April showers, Suffolk and Essex residents can expect changeable weather over the May Day Bank Holiday weekend.

Taxpayers forked out more than £1million on cars for Suffolk council workers this year, latest figures show.

Carlton Meres and Carlton Manor Park have new owners.

A Suffolk man’s petition calling for compulsory mental health education in schools has just days left to reach its 100,000 signature target to generate a debate in the House of Commons.

Sizewell Sports and Social Club has opened a new outdoor play area ready for the summer.

A high-profile former politician will bring plenty of pomp to a leading role in a spectacular family pantomime in Suffolk.

Suffolk’s tourism industry is facing a major headache ahead of the arrival of the Tour of Britain cycling race – but it’s the kind of problem businesses will relish.

Stunning shot of Easton Bavents wins inaugural Suffolk Preservation Society competition, with Southwold and Ipswich scenes also shortlisted.

A family of badgers have been blamed for causing a sink hole on the only road into a lonely Suffolk hamlet where superstar actor Benedict Cumberbatch is filming a new BBC TV drama.

A chain of fee-paying alternative provision schools in Suffolk attended by vulnerable children has been rated ‘requires improvement’ by Ofsted.

A mum from Woodbridge finished in the top 200 of runners taking part in this year’s Marathon des Sables.

Girls from Alde Valley Academy in Leiston have been announced as the overall winners in a 10-week project to design a solution to cut energy use in school.

People living along a 183km stretch of Suffolk roads will witness the world’s greatest cyclists race past their doorsteps during Britain’s “premier” road event, which for the first time features a stage hosted entirely within the county.

They lined the streets of a small market town in their hundreds to pay their final, tearful respects to a happy teenager taken too soon, who had touched so many hearts.

Badgers have been blamed for causing a sinkhole to open up in the only road leading to a seaside Suffolk hamlet.

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