April 19 2014 Latest news:
There is an air of excitement building as we look ahead to Christmas 2013.
Festive fairs, Christmas markets and carol services are being planned in the towns and villages of East Anglia as we get into the Christmas spirit.
But as we immerse ourselves in the excitement of Christmas, the parties, the delicious food, the shopping and quality time with friends and family, we must not forget the real meaning behind Christmas.
Here we bring you a round up of Christmas news, the top 10 toys list for this year, details of the festive light switch-on ceremonies and timings for the special church services that take place at this time of year.
We also want to celebrate the selfless actions of those who work tirelessly over the festive season to help those who are less fortunate.
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Bury St Edmunds was transformed from the 21st Century to the 1st Century this morning as vast crowds were left captivated by a vivid re-enactment of Jesus’s crucifixion.
There's so much going on in Suffok this Christmas. Make sure you don't miss out
As a small childl, I would get overly excited about all aspects of Christmas, remembers Amy Westall, who is curently on work experience at the East Anglian Daily Times and Ipswich Star.