food & drink

Open for business! Get your next takeaway from this burger station - it may be the best you ever had.

The Taste of Sudbury 2020 food and drink festival, set to take place in June, has been cancelled but will return in 2021 the organiser has said.

The annual event will now take place in the autumn.

Bring the fine dining experience into your kitchen with the new service.

Food and drink editor Charlotte Smith-Jarvis is creating recipes using storecupboard ingredients and the more unusual items you can find in the supermarkets.

family life

Samantha Brook has great advice to help everyone self-isolating find moments of joy in their day.

We’ve all had a lot to come to terms with recently but we’ll get through it together.

Your week’s entertainment is sorted, with live gigs, virtual quizzes, and art gallery tours.

Jo Reeder, head of fundraising and marketing at Age UK Suffolk is a true Suffolk girl, having had a career predominately in local media, before entering the charity sector. As we experience another week of COVID-19 lockdown, Age UK Suffolk has had to quickly adapt its core services. This very special charity is represented throughout our region and is committed to improving the lives of older people – something that is nevermore important. Jo and the Age UK Suffolk charity are continuing to give vital help, including emergency shopping during this desperate time of need. She has seen a 40% increase in the charity’s befriending scheme and the same increase in their information and advice service. Here she talks to Gina Long MBE


One of the world’s largest hospitals – built in just a fortnight – is one reason to be optimistic, says financial expert Peter Sharkey.

We are certainly living through extraordinary times.

We’re allowed to go out for essential reasons but, Rachel Moore says, some police forces seem to be a little to heavy handed in enforcing lockdown rules

Are we ever going to get used to the “lock-down” life – or is this strange existence going to continue to feel weird until the day when we are told that we can return to “normal?”

Phrases like ‘lockdown’ and ‘isolation’ in the media don’t exactly fill us with optimism says James Marston

homes & garden

Catwalk star Claudia Schiffer and her movie director husband have scored a mini victory in a dispute with an East Anglian neighbour.

Plant to Plate deadline extended as schools close for the summer.

This impressive house near Woodbridge, which has stunning views over the Deben estuary, is on the market with Jackson-Stops for £1.5million.

Do you fancy living in a historic eight-bedroom manor house, with its own swimming pool and cinema room? This dream home could be yours... for £2.5million.


A family of five are packing up the bare essentials and setting off on the adventure of a lifetime - a gap year in south east Asia.

From cosmetic dentistry to essential dental care, the popularity of dental tourism is soaring as more of us become aware of the huge cost savings.

Though not the film’s ending, obviously! Flora Baker and her friend Kim took to the roads of Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada for a trip of a lifetime

Learner drivers in Suffolk will be happy to hear that Ipswich has the second highest driving test pass rate in the whole of the UK.

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