Site in Leiston where EDF are creating a new heathland/grassland/wetland. Stephen Mannings and Katy McGuinness on the site.

Gallery: Arable farmland in Leiston could be converted into wildlife haven for our most precious species

Decision day is looming for one of the biggest new wildlife habitat creation projects ever likely to be seen in Suffolk – and planning officers are urging councillors to give the ambitious scheme the go-ahead.

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From The Archives West

Bury in Bloom  Plate and Trophy presentations .

September 2000

Flashback: Rare orchids, horse shows and a charity bed push

Were you at any of the events or do you recognise any of the people in this week’s archive pictures?

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Year one pupils from Queens House, Woodbridge, spent the day as it would have been in a 12th century castle. Photos by Sadie Windschaeffel

Gallery: Children at Queen’s House in Woodbridge experience life in the middle ages

Time-travelling schoolchildren stepped back through the centuries to experience life in the middle ages

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Spring-like day on the Deben - Richard Evans

Gallery: March brings promise of spring despite cold temperatures outside

Bright blue skies have brought some spring cheer to Suffolk today, despite the freezing temperatures.

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Bury Stagecoach performance raising money for St John's Church in Bury.

Gallery: Stagecoach performers from Bury St Edmunds and Stowmarket put on music hall and variety show

Old time musical favourites have been brought to the stage by a group of young performers and their mentors.

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Freddie Sears after his first half chance was saved by Norwich keeper John Ruddy

REACTION & GALLERY: Ipswich Town boss not too downhearted after 2-0 defeat at Norwich City

Norwich v Ipswich: Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy was not left too disheartened by Sunday’s 2-0 East Anglian derby defeat at Norwich City.

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People in Bury take part in the YMCA Sleep Easy project, sleeping rough for the night.

Gallery: Young people from Bury St Edmunds youth group sleep rough to highlight youth homelessness

Young people glimpsed the challenges faced by those who are homeless by sleeping rough.

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Will Kerslake (L to R) Louise Jolly, Kay Westgate and Sarah Nicholls test their shelter for the YMCA Suffolk Sleep Easy event at Suffolk Inspire

Gallery: YMCA Suffolk members sleep in cardboard boxes on Friday night at Inspire Suffolk to raise homelessness awareness

YMCA Suffolk joined other YMCAs across England in a mass sleep-out event in Ipswich last night - sleeping in cardboard boxes to raise awareness of youth homelessness.

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Children at Sir Robert Hitcham's Primary School in Framlingham took part in a musical workshop with Bassistry Music on Thursday morning.Marcel Pusey teaching the children a dance.

Gallery: Pupils at Sir Robert Hitcham’s Primary School in Framlingham explore the ‘universal language’ of music with Bassistry Music workshops

Pupils at an east Suffolk primary school took part in an award-wining musical workshop before giving an energetic performance with their classmates.

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A piece from the Ipswich and District Photographic Society's annual exhibition - Saxtead Mill

Gallery: Ipswich and District Photographic Society selects hundreds of images for its annual Town Hall exhibition

More than 300 prints and 250 digital images produced by members of a Suffolk photography club will go on display in Ipswich next week as part of a tradition dating back to 1926.

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Mike Page Aerial Photo Library

Walberswick and Southwold



Gallery: Walberswick named best for ‘celebrity spotting’ as it appears alongside Clare and Dedham in Sunday Times’ Best Places to Live in the Countryside guide

Three of the region’s most picturesque towns and villages have been included in a national newspaper’s definitive top 50 countryside locations to live.

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Ed Sheeran has donated some of his clothes from the Grammys to the St Elizabeth Hospice in Framlingham.
L-R Phoebe Sullivan,Margaret Morgan,Rachail Pollard.

Gallery: Brit Award winner Ed Sheeran donates Grammy clothing to St Elizabeth Hospice shop in Framlingham

Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran has donated even more clothes to a charity in the county.

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May 2002 - Tara Fitzgerald in the cockpit of a Spitfire at Duxford modelling at the launch of the new film Dark Blue World.

Gallery: Dedicated followers of fashion and local style

Glitz and glam, catwalks and red carpet, a week of Oscars and London Fashion with barrages of flashbulbs and a media frenzy targeting celebs and famed designers.

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Freddie Sears celebrates his second goal

GALLERY & REACTION: Mick McCarthy delighted to secure morale-boosting win ahead of Norwich trip

Ipswich v Birmingham: Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy was delighted to see his side get a morale-boosting win under their belt ahead of Sunday’s eagerly-anticipated East Anglian derby against Norwich City at Carrow Road.

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The Blues celebrate Tyrone Mings' first-ever goal for Town

GALLERY & REPORT: Ipswich Town 4 Birmingham City 2 – Freddie Sears scores twice as Town keep pace with their rivals

Ipswich v Birmingham: The importance of Ipswich Town’s entertaining 4-2 win over Birmingham City at Portman Road tonight cannot be overstated.

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Town fans at Portman Road tonight

Gallery: Ipswich Town fans watching Blues battle Birmingham

Ipswich Town fans are out in force as the Blues face Birmingham tonight - can you spot anyone you know in our fans’ gallery?

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From The Archives Essex

Great Tey Bed Push in aid of Colchester Hospice August 1986

Flashback: Presentations, quizzes and sponsored baked bean eating

Were you at any of the events or do you recognise any of the people in this week’s archive pictures?

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The Ipswich Mountaineering Club Members are taking on the challenge in honour of the club’s members Hannah and Daniel Constable-Simmonds, who sadly lost their newborn baby girl, Issy, after she was born with a heart defect. Pictured at the Cragg climbing wall at Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre.

Gallery: Mountaineers scale Everest on Suffolk climbing wall for charities

Mountaineers have scaled Mount Everest on a Suffolk climbing wall to raise funds for three charities.

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compete in the Barratt and Cooke Ladies Open Race at the North Norfolk Harriers Point-to-Point races at Higham on Sunday, 22 February.

GALLERY: Higham Point-To-Point

Malcolm Mallow produced an incredibly polished display in the saddle to get his riding career off to the best possible start at the North Norfolk Harriers Point-To-Point at Higham yesterday (Sunday).

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