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A selection of news and updates from around the county. If you have a story you would like to share please email us.


April 30th – May 30th online

ART FOR CURE launch their next major annual exhibition online on April 30th 2021, with over 100 national artists, sculptors, photographers and ceramicists bringing a vision of optimism, energy and vibrance ahead for summer!
Some of East Anglia’s finest contemporary artists capture the beaches and big skies of the Suffolk coast.

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Fenn Wright announce new Managing Partner

Fenn Wright are delighted to announce two new senior appointments as Joseph Hall takes on the role of Managing Partner from April 1st and Alan Williams becomes Senior Partner. After more than 35 years in the Commercial Property and Development sectors, former Senior Partner, Roger Hayward, retires from the Partnership and becomes a Consultant.

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Woodbridge School’s Nathaniel set to take up prestigious Choral Scholarship at Queens’ College, Cambridge

Woodbridge School’s Nathaniel, currently in Year 13, is celebrating being awarded a Choral Scholarship at Queens’ College, Cambridge – one of only a handful students this year to have done so.

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Clear Out to support a good cause: Suffolk County Council rallies locals for donations

Suffolk County Council and FCC Environment are urging Suffolk residents to ‘Clear Out to support a good cause’ this spring by donating good quality but unwanted items for resale at its two re-use shops, due to reopen on 12 April along with other non-essential retail outlets.

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Family support charity Home-Start in Suffolk launches an exciting competition for Suffolk Primary Schools championed by patrons Anthony Horowitz OBE and Miranda Raison

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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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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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