Aldeburgh news

Aldeburgh and Coastal Young People's Film Festival -  Windstorm

More than 20 special events are taking place over two weeks to engage young people’s interest in the world of cinema.

Suffolk New College
Sandra Saint, who has been honoured by the RNLI with a Gold Badge for her work

A tireless volunteer has been recognised for her “dedication, commitment and length of service” to a lifesaving case on the Suffolk coast.

Visitors at the affordable homes open session in Aldeburgh.

The prospect of new affordable homes in Aldeburgh has generated great interest – with people flocking to a special drop-in session today to find out more.

Framlingham news

Thomas Mills High School careers fair

More than 250 pupils headed to a careers fair at Thomas Mills High School, Framlingham, on Thursday.

The outbuilding collapsed at around 3.45am as crews used two hose reel jets and two main jets to put out the fire.

A blaze at a farm barn was tackled by firefighters in the mid-Suffolk countryside overnight.

Bev Lambert, left, of the Over The Rainbow charity with the Moore familiy - Sarah and Kevin Moore with children Curtis (15), Ellie (12), Bethany (7) and Rhys (4).

An appeal to help a Suffolk family coping with a severely autistic child who is unable to sleep through the night has reached its target – after an anonymous donation for the full amount.

Leiston news

Members of the Leiston Works Railway Trust attempting to clear the track on part of a disused line

It’s been more than 40 years since trains last ran to and from the engineering works in Leiston.

Suffolk Coastal council
Aldeburgh and Coastal Young People's Film Festival -  Windstorm

More than 20 special events are taking place over two weeks to engage young people’s interest in the world of cinema.

Suffolk New College
Tom McGarry, EDf Energy

Residents could be given only eight weeks to respond to the next stage of the consultation on Sizewell C when more details are expected to be revealed about the project.

Saxmundham news

Stock image of A1120 The Street, Peasenhall.

A car was left “hanging over a ravine” after a two-vehicle crash in a village near Framlingham.


Community leaders are calling for investigations into the need for a new primary school in their fast-growing market town.

Visitors study proposed plans for the Saxmundham Skate Park at the consultation held at the towns Market Hall.

Plans for a £65,000 skatepark in Saxmundham have stepped up after around 100 youngsters voted on prospective designs.

Wickham Market news

Minnie Moll of the East of England Co-op

“Routes to Market” will be the theme of the fourth annual Suffolk Coast Business Event, to be held at Ufford Park Hotel and Spa near Woodbridge on March 23 from 9am to 2pm.

Fire Fighters work on damping down the fire at The George Pub in Wickham Market that caught fire in 2013

The future of one of Suffolk’s medieval pubs almost destroyed by fire in 2013 is to be discussed at a public meeting.

The Sunday Cafe at Easton village hall was full of customers  this weekend. The cafe sold out of their delicious food. Volunteers L-R- Jane Woodbury-Eggins, Pam Bennett-King, Carol Rook,Lorna Edwards, Colin Haysom, Clare Owen.

A community cafe set up after regular church services stopped in an east Suffolk village is appealing for more volunteers to help keep the facility going.

Woodbridge news

Members of the Norwegian Greenkeepers’ Association during their visit to Ransomes Jacobsen’s European headquarters in Ipswich.

Around 25 members of the Norwegian Greenkeepers’ Association visited Ransomes Jacobsen’s European headquarter in Ipswich as part of their annual conference.

Suffolk Agricultural Association
The catamaran-mounted drillinig rig used by Geosphere Environmental in the Orwell and Stour rivers.

Geotechnical consultancy Geosphere Environmental has carried out an innovative drilling project on behalf of a client in the eastern region’s busiest waterway.

The Riverside, Woodbridge.

Neil McGlone has pulled off quite a coup. He has utilised his impressive list of Hollywood contacts from working in the film industry and put together a programme of events for the Riverside in Woodbridge, which will kick off with a talk from multi-award winning director Mike Leigh.

Halesworth news

Southwold news

Andy Wood, chief executive of Adnams.

Southwold brewer Adnams has pledged to support the pub industry by freezing its beer prices for the rest of this year.

Dudley Cottage Walberswick

The wild, sandy beachscapes of Walberswick have an enduring allure. Add to the mix access to some of Suffolk’s hottest destinations, finest food and beautiful landscapes, and you have the perfect location.

Blyth Valley Community Radio - Observatory the Opticians optometrist Rene Moor with Colin Rutterford and Bill Jagger of the Blyth Valley Community Radio during a recent visit to the station.

The team behind Blyth Valley Community Radio has thanked the support of a Suffolk business, without which it said it would not be able to survive.

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