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In Women’s Week, the New Wolsey Theatre is celebrating the fact that chief executive Sarah Holmes has made The Stage 100 list of most influential theatre figures. Arts editor Andrew Clarke asks what the award means to her and the company

Recent US scientific research suggests challenging yourself throughout your life can help you live and feel like someone decades younger. It certainly seems to be working for Suffolk hockey player Roger Girling.

The owner of new women’s fashion shop in Haleigh Bella and Mae on style for all sizes and her range of Peaky Blinders hats.

Lavenham, Long Melford, Hadleigh, Clare and Sudbury are ideal for a day out or as a picturesque base while exploring the region. Here we offer a quick guide to the individual charms of each of these dyed in the wool Suffolk classic attractions.

Behind Gymfinity Colchester’s fun playground for budding ninjas and gymnasts is a serious effort to build fitness, mobility and agility in our young generation.

In her latest monthly column Gina Long salutes more Suffolk fundraisers.

The first statue of a woman will soon be unveiled in Parliament Square. A woman who helped win the vote. A woman from Suffolk. Steven Russell looks at her life and legacy.

It’s international Winnie the Pooh Day on Thursday, January 18. Here’s how to join the celebrations for the 136th birthday of AA Milne, creator of the much-loved bear of very little brain.

The author Francesca Armour-Chelu talks about her freewheeling Suffolk childhood, the strangeness of East Anglia and why she is thrilled her books have got more boys reading.

Suffolk children’s author and stand-up comic James Campbell loves to share his writing skills with schoolchildren in East Anglia and he’s not sure who gets most out of it - them or him - as his new book, The Funny Life Of Pets, is full of their stories.

A revamped gym and one month’s free membership makes Leisure World Colchester a great place to act on those fitness new year resolutions.

It was a moment that changed history: when it became clear women (not all, but perhaps more than eight million) would be allowed to vote for the first time

A mecca for food enthusiasts, the many excellent cafes, pubs and restaurants in Bury St Edmunds, are rapidly growing in both popularity and number. Have you paid a visit to any on the list?

The award-winning Beth Chatto Gardens is full of hardy plants that thrive in the cold and are available to turn your own garden into a winter wonderland.

My first feature of 2018 and an extraordinary tale it is too. Tracks in the Sand – A Railway Man’s War is the latest and weightiest tome from East Anglian publisher Jardine Press.

East Anglia went crazy for colour 50 years ago, though manufacturers couldn’t keep pace with demand

If one of your resolutions for the New Year was to kickstart an exercise regime, but the thought of soullessly plodding away the miles on a treadmill next to someone doing the same fills you with dread, Mark Edwards has some ideas that put the fun back into fitness in 2018

Internationally acclaimed poet and musician Benjamin Zephaniah, dubbed the people’s laureate, explains why he’s not mellowing with age; quite the opposite in fact.

Anthony Coe of The John Russell Gallery say not that much has changed since Constable and Gainsborough fell in love with our region.

As a journalist, I was rather pleased to see the long line of wannabe reporters outside the Metro-sponsored newsroom at London’s Kidzania.

What are the oddest fad diets of all time?

Where should you stop for a bite to eat in Woodbridge?

Which colours will help you achieve the mood you wish to evoke in your home?

Making an eco-friendly living environment at home can have an invaluable effect on your health and the world we live in. But how can it be done?

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