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food & drink

Archant tea tent - the tent will be returning this year

The Suffolk Show isn’t just about bowler hats and tractors.

Vintage food truck My Kitchen Your Place with owner Phoebe Cripps.

As well as the chance to buy loads of food to take home, the Suffolk Show presents plenty of opportunities to eat out.

Turners Fishmongers van in Lavenham. Adam Turner is pictured.

Turners Fishmongers was recently recognised for Outstanding Customer Service in the Suffolk Food and Drink Awards.

family life

Having fun at Bressingham

For those looking for inspiration this half term, Natalie Sadler shares her experience of a rainy day out at Bressingham Steam and Gardens, just outside Diss.

John Barrowman, coming to the Ipswich Regent Tuesday

Stage and screen star John Barrowman talks to entertainment writer Wayne Savage about what’s wrong with Saturday night telly, Captain Jack Harkness’ return and why he has the best fans in the world.

Sue Palmer

Sue Palmer’s influential book Toxic Childhood explains to parents how the modern world is damaging the development of a growing number of children.


Delightful Dunwich

Monday, May 18, 2015
Dunwich walk, Richard Tyson

Richard Tyson follows a path on the beautiful Suffolk coast

Hills, vales and a vineyard

Monday, May 11, 2015
Lotte Sherman, Boxted Walk, May 9

Lotte Sherman finds plenty to interest her near Boxted

Depden walk, Chris Barker

Chris Barker follows a varied route in two west Suffolk parishes


The Statue of Liberty is an iconic sight

Hubby was blissfully unaware of the cunning plan, writes Andrea Powell.

andrea powell

Cyprus has always been a firm favourite as a summer holiday destination, writes Andrea Powell.

andrea powell

Years ago it became one of the most popular tourist destinations. But the shelling of Dubrovnik in 1991 that so horrified the world, for a while, changed all of that, writes Andrea Powell.


From wild swimming to exploring parks in lunch breaks, it's time adults reconnected with nature

It’s about time we realised that making time for nature is good for us and our planet


I’ll do it,” volunteered Tara, my hairdresser, adding: “and I’ll do eyebrows and ears,” and then, firmly: “but I don’t do noses.”

A lack of speech is clearly no impediment to eating cake for Mila

How do you decide what is normal when it comes to people, asks Superdad Will Lodge?

Sue Palmer

Sue Palmer’s influential book Toxic Childhood explains to parents how the modern world is damaging the development of a growing number of children.

health & beauty

Joni Bendall, who was born a male and now idenitifies as a woman

Something needs to happen, something needs to change.

Kat Parnell who has taken part in the TV show Ninja Warrior UK.

An Ipswich fitness instructor has taken a break from training others to put her own ninja-like strength to the test.

Reporter Matt Stott took on the UK's fittest man aged over 60, who is Great Bealings 62-year-old Mike Watts.

My news editors have asked me to do a few unusual things for the paper over the years – dress up as a nun on a golf course, pose as an elf in the high street and get dive-bombed by an angry mob of seagulls near the office.

Angela - second from left back row - at an event with some of the women from her classes

Doctors agree that staying active benefits you and your baby.

homes & garden

Hettie and Chloe, both seven, of Ickworth Park Primary School

The Suffolk Show this year expanded on its already extensive possibilities for educating children on the importance of agriculture and horticulture.

Glenn Williamson, from Williamson Partnership, will be featured on Homes Under the Hammer with a flat he has renovated in Ipswich.

An Ipswich businessman is to appear on the BBC show Homes under the Hammer after he increased the value of a property by £100,000.

Dales Farmhouse, Lawshall

Dales Farmhouse is a stunning home, Grade II listed, which is centrally set within beautiful gardens.

Ellen Widdup Interiors feature, Wallpaper

As the old adage says: “What goes around, comes around”. And this is certainly true of wallpaper.

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