Woodbridge news

Saturday, December 16, 2017

An exhibition, showcasing a handmade replica of the Bayeux Tapestry has opened in Melton after an appeal to find it a temporary home.

Villagers in Melton have voted to approve a neighbourhood plan for the area after a referendum took place this week.

Woodbridge Country Market has faced a recent downturn in trade as many people do not realise it is still open due to the extensive building work at Deben Swimming Pool.

The Whisstocks development at Woodbridge has taken a step closer to completion after a meeting of Woodbridge Town Council.

A Suffolk care centre was turned in a wheelchair rugby court for a special visit.

A Rendlesham-based Cocker Spaniel has been shortlisted as one of the UK’s happiest dogs.

Two Suffolk charities teamed up last night to put on a glittering ball.

A deep-seated view in British education is that young people, particularly girls, do better academically in a single sex environment, writes Neil Tetley, headteacher at Woodbridge School in an opinion piece for this newspaper.

A controversial road closure in Melton that residents feared could disrupt ‘thousands of lives’ began at 6am today.

A Suffolk couple who grew up together as neighbours have celebrated 50 years of marriage.

A woman from Woodbridge was one of only 10 volunteers selected globally to help run a WAGGGS conference.

An east Suffolk nursery has been reported as ‘requiring improvement’ by Ofsted.

A Suffolk group that has raised thousands of pounds to help find a cure for breast cancer has been given charitable status.

Firefighters remained at the scene of a major fire on the edge of Ipswich all night.

Households in the Suffolk Coastal area who have not updated their annual voter registration forms will soon be visited by canvassers.

Fanny and Frank ladies boutique in Woodbridge has celebrated the expansion of its shoe and boot shop by hosting a charity fashion show - raising £450 for the East Anglian Air Ambulance.

It is hoped a youth club will be up and running again in Kesgrave in the new year.

Greater Anglia and Network Rail are joining forces to tackle the bane of most train commuters’ lives each autumn – the dreaded leaves on the track.

Former Ipswich Town players Kieron Dyer, Titus Bramble and Jermaine Wright are lacing up their boots for a celebrity charity football match at Woodbridge Town FC next weekend.

Three National Trust sites in Suffolk have received awards in recognition of their sustainable and ethical food

A motorcyclist and his passenger have been taken to hospital after coming of their bike on the A12 at Martlesham.

A motorcyclist has received ‘potentially life-threatening’ injuries after a crash in Eyke near Woodbridge.

The headteacher of Kesgrave High School says he is addressing abusive and threatening behaviour among pupils involved in a ‘pre-planned fight’ outside the school yesterday.

Nigel Burgoyne, headteacher at Kesgrave High School, said only growing student numbers is keeping afloat his “painfully tight” budget for 2017/18.

A prisoner from Hollesley Bay has been charged with five offences including escaping lawful custody and dangerous driving following a police pursuit along the A12 yesterday.

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