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Glasswells Commercial Storage Expansion

Glasswells Commercial Storage and Warehousing facility in Bury St Edmunds has doubled its pallet storage capacity in response to high demands.

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ANDREW TOZER Impressions of Cornwall Opens 24th April 2021

Thompson’s Gallery, Aldeburgh are holding a one man show by the extremely talented and sought after Cornish painter, Andrew Tozer.

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FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR NEW DIGITAL CO-PRODUCTION OF THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY

The New Wolsey Theatre, as one of the co-producers of the upcoming digital adaptation of The Picture of Dorian Gray has announced the production’s full casting and creative team.

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Woodbridge Rugby Club helps Suffolk Fire & Rescue Service fly

Woodbridge Rugby Club was glad to accommodate a different type of practice last Saturday, 20 Feb when ex-player and Suffolk Fire & Rescue Service Chief Pilot; Adrian Mason, asked for help.

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The Cut Digital Archive – Arts Council England and Bounce Back funding

The Cut Arts Centre in Halesworth has successfully fundraised £16,000 for new streaming equipment and training, and resource for a visual art project with grants from the East Suffolk Communities Bounce Back Fund and Arts Council England (ACE).

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Innovative new Suffolk start up raises over £1500 for St Elizabeth Hospice

A new Suffolk start-up has raised over £1500 for St Elizabeth Hospice following the successful launch of an online raffle platform.

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Halesworth Volunteer Centre and Spectra support travel to vaccinations

HVC have been the co-ordinating hub for shopping and prescription deliveries to families, the elderly, and the vulnerable with a team of cheerful and well organised volunteers during all three lockdowns. In their latest initiative they are supporting Halesworth Area Community Transport to take vulnerable elderly people with no vehicle to their vaccinations.

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St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association’s 2021 season preview

Preparations are in hand for the St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association’s 2021 season, which commences at Lackford Lake, 5 miles NW of Bury St Edmunds, on Sunday, 28 March.

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Empty homes in Ipswich eligible for renovation grants

As the nation gets set to mark Empty Homes Week (February 15-21), Ipswich Borough Council is offering grants for owners to transform their empty homes.

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Woodbridge School cheers on former student Tim Carter, representing Great Britain in the America’s Cup

Former Woodbridge School student Tim Carter, who attended from 2002 to 2010, is currently in New Zealand, as part of the INEOS TEAM UK competing on board ‘Britannia’ in the America’s Cup.

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Woodbridge Tide Mill Museum joins Heritage Compass

Woodbridge Tide Mill Museum has joined Heritage Compass – a Business Support Programme funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Working with Creative United and the Arts Marketing Association this new programme has been designed to grow resilience and invigorate the heritage sector across England.

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‘BLOOM’ 5-21 March 2021

A botanically themed virtual exhibition, bringing together 40 incredibly talented and exciting artists, sculptors, ceramicists and photographers. Raising money for the Blossom Appeal towards a brand, new breast cancer unit at Ipswich Hospital.

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Angela A’Court: All That I Belong To

Thompson’s Gallery Aldeburgh is pleased to announce Angela A’court: All That I Belong To, a sympathetic body of work in response to the poem ‘By Heart’
by Thomas John Carlisle which the artist found as a torn newspaper scrap over 30 years ago while looking through her mother’s affairs after she passed away.

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LEAF Open Farm Sunday announces plans for 2021

LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming), organisers of the farming industry’s annual open day, LEAF Open Farm Sunday (LOFS), has today announced a year-round programme of public engagement to support this flagship event.

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Fionn Whitehead to star in new digital production of the picture of Dorian Gray

Fionn Whitehead, star of Dunkirk and Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, will take on the titular role in an upcoming contemporary digital adaptation of the Oscar Wilde classic, The Picture of Dorian Gray.

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