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Thursday, February 4, 2016
Wood Hall, Little Waldingfield

This outstanding country house is a Grade II listed former rectory, set in its own gardens in Little Waldingfield near the market town of Sudbury.

Lancaster House is the last remaining property for sale at Amberfield after the sale of Devonshire House in November

A five-bedroom family home built on the site of the former Amberfield girls school at Nacton has sold for £875,000, latest figures from the Land Registry reveal.

How much does your road name add to your property value?

Homes with the words Warren or Chase in their address tend to be the most expensive, according to analysis of common street names.

2 Quay Cottages, Bawdsey

Looking for a new home? Want a traditional Suffolk cottage? Here we bring you four of the best that are on the market right now.

Goodlands Farm, Raydon

Goodlands Farm is an extended, former farmhouse set within its own gardens and grounds on the outskirts of the village of Raydon, near Hadleigh, and it could be yours for a cool £1.795m.

Oakley House, Aldeburgh

Oakley House, a stunning seafront property, providing spacious accommodation in the heart of Aldeburgh, has come on the market.

Home Farm House, Bury St Edmunds

Home Farm House is a surprising Bury St Edmunds home.

Peggy Cole outside her home at Charsfield just before she moved to Melton

She welcomed a princess to her ‘council house garden’, starred in a film despite never having taken an acting class, and gave talks on the QE II.

16 Gilbert Road, Saxmundham

This delightful, recently constructed family home is in the popular market town of Saxmundham, in easy driving distance of the Suffolk Heritage Coast villages.

Ellen Widdup interiors feature - woodburners

January can be a miserable month. Christmas is over, the days are dark and the cold is setting in.

House prices soar

House prices in the region rose by the fastest rate in the UK outside of London in 2015, according to property website Zoopla.

Frederic Whyte is taking his garden, A Suffolk Retreat, to Chelsea Flower Show

Next Spring’s Chelsea Flower Show will feature a slice of Suffolk, after a Saxmundham garden designer was selected to exhibit.

Gold and glossy cream carved royal queen bedstead with headboard from Touched Interiors

Gold. A colour that is adored by celebrities and royalty and a favourite come Christmas time.

Candlemas House, Constitution Hill

Constitution Hill, close to Christchurch House, is one of the most desirable addresses in Ipswich.

How to choose the perfect Christmas tree

Saturday, November 28, 2015
Full of dreams, and hoping it's going to be the most beautiful Christmas tree ever

If you’re trawling garden centres and nurseries looking for a real Christmas tree, there are certain things you have to bear in mind.

Hot Pink Linear kitchen from Harvey Jones

For many the idea of a pink decorating scheme conjures up images of a Barbie dream-house style nightmare. But this autumn, designers are embracing the shade as something that should no longer be confined to little girls’ bedrooms.

Anchor House, Wivenhoe

Riverside living has been popular in East Anglia, since the time of the Romans.

Black Friday will see shoppers stock up on Christmas gifts at a reduced price ahead of the festive season.

Reportedly the biggest shopping day of the year, Black Friday will see shoppers stock up on Christmas gifts and electrical goods at a reduced price ahead of the festive season. Here we share the discounts on offer at Great British Life available 27 - 30 November 2015

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

Pupils at Orford Primary School preparing to become space biologists in an experiment run by the Royal Horticultural Society and the UK Space Agency.

School pupils are set to become space biologists by growing seeds that have been into orbit.

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