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Don't leave it til the day before, start preparing your Christmas treats now

Does the mention of Christmas bring you out in a cold sweat? All that shopping, cooking and cleaning.

Suffolk Stonehouse collect their award for best independent pizza outlet

It’s official; the best independent pizza in the country can be found in Suffolk.

Top 10 restaurants in Ipswich

Friday, November 13, 2015
EADT Top 10 restaurants in Ipswich. The Townhouse

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis lists her top 10 places to eat in Ipswich, Suffolk’s county town

Prime Minister David Cameron drinks a pint with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo credit: Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA Wire

Sales of a Suffolk beer have soared in China after President Xi Jinping was treated to a pint of Greene King IPA by David Cameron.

EADT Food Review, The Bildeston Crown - Room 6

With the kids packed off to grandma’s and the prospect of no cooking, washing up or other annoying chores to attend to, we arrived at The Bildeston Crown last week relaxed and ready to enjoy a romantic evening for two – after several days of frazzling half term parental entertainment.

family life

Reading champion Philip Daws, who has 'influenced the reading habits of a generation', at King Edward VI School in Bury St Edmunds earlier this year with Louisa Ungureanu

A man once sworn at by Brian Clough is a Children’s Short Story Competition judge!

The Lighthouse project in Ipswich is celebrating its 40th anniversary.Ali Jordan and Ursula Burrows in a meeting.

There is a collage on the wall of messages from women who have been helped by Lighthouse Women’s Aid in Ipswich, formerly known as Ipswich Women’s Aid.

Vicki Lee, who is carer for her son, William, 12, who has Periventricular Leukomalacia (PVL) and Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

There are an estimated 6.8 million family carers across the country, providing care worth around £132 billion a year. 
But all-too often the needs of those carers themselves can get overlooked. Sheena Grant reports

What do you do if you don't like your Christmas presents?

Got a problem you can’t solve? Robin Herne, UCS Bury St Edmunds lecturer in Ethics, solves your Christmas conundrums.


bill baldry walk knettishall november 7

You can walk a long way from Knettishall Heath on long distance paths – the Peddars Way goes to North Norfolk for 46 miles, the Icknield Way runs south for 105 miles to Buckinghamshire and the 92-mile long Angles Way from Great Yarmouth to Thetford runs east-west through the area. We will settle for five miles mainly through the varying habitat of the heath.

shingle street walk, richard tyson, oct 31

Richard Tyson enjoys some bracing sea air on this walk, which starts at the fortifications from both world wars at the end of East Lane.
It then follows the recently-improved coastal path towards lonely Shingle Street. Continue via Alderton then return to the coast using marked footpaths.

Out of the firing line in Friday Woods

Monday, October 26, 2015
Friday Woods walk

Lotte Sherman follows a route with military connections 
– and lots of pretty scenery

Framsden walk, bill baldry, october 10

Bill Baldry walks through one of Suffolk’s finest parklands – the delightful surroundings of Helmingham Hall.


Walter and Jessie Hunter

Can cats walk in the air?

The Lodge family, Mitchell, Gemma, Mila, Seth, Will and Finley.

Superdad Will Lodge considers how life changes when you have children

Lynne Mortimer

Excuse the bluntness but this is how it was said to me.

Richard Porritt, with newly-arrived baby Number Three

Ellen Widdup is away – recovering in a hospital bed. That’s right Number Three has arrived.

Lynne Mortimer

Grandchildren. Wonderful. But tiring, writes Lynne Mortimer.

homes & garden

Herringbone Ash textured self adhesive wallpaper by Tempaper

Home ownership is at its lowest level for 25 years but just because Generation Rent don’t have a mortgage, does not mean they don’t care what their living space looks like. Here Ellen Widdup, who rented for more than a decade, looks at how to add the personal touch without upsetting the landlord.

Sudbury in Bloom previously received the Gold award in the competition

Green fingered Sudbury residents are being urged to dig out their trowels and help beautify their town in time for an Anglia in Bloom comeback next summer.

Rosanna Castrini's My Prairie Garden - a stunning entry in a past International Garden Photographer of the Year competition. It was the overall winner and took first prize in the Beauty of Plants category. The photograph can be seen at the Beth Chatto Gardens exhibition

Fancy trying to take glorious photographs like the ones currently on show near Colchester? Steven Russell asks an expert how to get started and impress


Bridge at night - Porto

Harry Potter fans Andrea Powell and hubby noticed something strangely familiar about the streets of Porto.

The Golden Gate Bridge in fog in San Francisco, California, USA

Andrea Powell takes a road trip out west to discover the wonders of California...and her husband’s greatest fear.

The opera house

You’re going to Paris just for the day?” Hubby was somewhat perplexed by my latest hair-brained scheme.

Blue lagoon

Although you won’t be wanting to take your bikini, even in June, says Andrea Powell.

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