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Children all over Suffolk will be proudly presenting their mums with flowers, chocolates and hand-crafted cards on Sunday as we celebrate Mother’s Day.

Trains, boats, trampolines and a spy satellite are some of the more unusual ways to make mum’s day on Sunday.

A mother who needed to find a way to explain IVF to her toddler has created a charming picture book, peopled by a family of friendly blobs.

This week we celebrate the International Day of Forests... even though Germaine Greer may have proposed other plans for Thetford Forest.

Suffolk nutritionist and superfood chef Juliette Bryant shares her knowledge and recipes each week, helping us to eat and feel much healthier...

Is there anything you didn’t know in Charlie Haylock’s new book – In a Manner of Speaking, from Amberley Publishing?

What started as therapy after a breast cancer diagnosis has become a book offering hope, help, and even a few laughs to people who are in the same position Jane Hoggar, who grew up in Ipswich, found herself three years ago.

Yoga teacher Giles Bryant is hoping to spearhead a new movement designed to bring the health benefits of yoga to everyone. He told Sheena Grant more

The nearly-spring sunshine has affected my supermarket online order. The great tits are investigating the bird box and I am beset by the urge to buy cleaning products, writes Lynne Mortimer.

Vera Lynn, 100 years old on Monday, was the Forces’ Sweetheart in the Second World War. Here, we celebrate her long life and dazzling career.

Science, treasure hunts, shire horses, pram walks, bird walks and more for an illuminating weekend

Tree lover Sally White finds a forest full of fun for all the family on the Norfolk/Suffolk border

Next Monday, March 20 is the International Day of Happiness. Lynne Mortimer asked around to find out what happiness is.

Rock legend and The Who’s guitarist and lead songwriter Pete Townshend is so impressed and enthused by The New Wolsey Theatre’s production of his rock opera Tommy that he has penned two new songs to be included in the show.

A decent night’s sleep is vital for good health but it seems to be something that’s increasingly elusive for many of us.

A campaign for traffic calming in Sudbury’s most polluted street has been launched.

Local nutritionist Juliette Bryanttalks to leading health expert Philip Day, who is visiting the region this week, about how we can achieve ‘Maximum Health’...

Tommy Whitelaw used to travel the world with some of the biggest names in music including U2, Kylie and Elton John before giving it all up to care for him mother Joan Whitelaw when she fell ill with vascular dementia.

International Women’s Day this week was a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

Charlie Haylock’s new book tells the story of the English language

Levison Wood heads to Ipswich Corn Exchange this month. He talks about the challenging, risky and often lonely life of a modern day explorer.

International Women’s Day gave us a chance to reflect on the women who have changed the world but they don’t have to be famous to be inspirational, say Lynne Mortimer.

Engage gears and brain this weekend with science and cycling fun around Norfolk and Suffolk

Cereal and serials, spaghetti and mash, American TV trash, mum-rock and chocolate cornflake cake eaten straight from the mixing bowl, these are our guilty pleasures

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