food & drink

The supplier, used by restaurants such as award-winning Maison Bleue, is opening on the high street of a historic village this December.

The event, featuring plant-based food, drink and crafts is back on the Cornhill by popular demand.

Flavours include Kentish cobnut fudge, homemade honeycomb, and cherry with cherry brandy.

Our food and drink editor and cheese sellers from across East Anglia select their top picks for your cheese board.

Columnist Nick Richards says Sunday’s traditional meal is far from all it’s cracked up to be

family life

From choosing a breed, to feeding and sleeping, Suffolk dog trainer Zoe Willingham shares her tips.

After 2020 we are all in need of some Christmas sparkle to boost our spirits. Here’s our guide to a wealth of festive treats that will make Suffolk families feel that the season of goodwill is here.

Hope and Homes for Children, started by a former army officer from East Anglia, is counting on your support to help its work this Christmas.

After a breathless chase, the pack finally tracks down its quarry — and a frenzy of licking ensues.


From secluded beaches to stretches of country fields and wooded paths – here’s some great spots to take the family dog.

Tom Peer and Ashley West-Evans of Forage and Folklore are also teaching people about mythology, history and nature on their walking tours.


If you’re looking to take your first or next step up on the housing ladder, accountancy experts MJB Avanti have some useful advice.

Parenting columnist Ruth Davies is looking for answers

Columnist Helen McDermott says music can do amazing things to mind, body and soul

Columnist Nick Richards says Sunday’s traditional meal is far from all it’s cracked up to be

Last Friday I visited the new Sir Bobby Robson school building off Lindbergh Road - a new special school for those with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs (SEMH). Over the summer I was made an associate governor at the school and I attended the second governors’ meeting this week.

homes & garden

A country house set in 1.2 acres has come up for sale near the Suffolk-Essex border at a guide price of £1,650,000.

A stunning Georgian-style home originally built as a hotel has gone on the market in Ipswich.

A former pub, miller’s shop and country club with links to a group of 1950s motor car racers has come up for sale in Rickinghall, near the Norfolk Suffolk border.

A beautifully presented Grade II* listed home has come up for sale in the heart of Hadleigh, Suffolk.


Did you know there are towns called Sudbury across the Atlantic? What are they like?

A cruise line firm is launching a new “trip of a lifetime” world cruise in January 2022 using its faster new ship.

From making your own Adnams gin to riding camels - here’s 11 things to do this autumn in Suffolk.

Travel companies specialising in taking tourists off the beaten track say they have been left high and dry as they deal with the fallout from the coronavirus crisis.

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