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Half term a much looked-forward to treat for school kids, but a potential nightmare for cash-starved, time-poor parents. Here's a selection of timely half term treats which could take the strain out of school holidays.

"To Infinity and Beyond!" During the February half term holidays, Bury St Edmunds Arc shopping centre is inviting children to join the space race, enjoy an out of this world experience as part of a special Astronaut Academy.

Transform your home with new luxury carpets and vinyl tiles that will rejuvenate your bathroom, kitchen, living room and hallway.

Back in 2002, Paul Magnus was proudly celebrating the opening of a new 100,000 sq ft warehouse and distribution centre for Magnus Group - the logistics operation he founded - at Great Blakenham, near Ipswich.

If you're trying to ease yourself into a healthy new lifestyle, or are looking for a work out that's easy on your joints, try this circuit from DJ Stanway, a personal trainer from Revolution Fitness Academy, Bury St Edmunds. Increase or decrease the intensity to suit your body, and complete them anywhere - from out in the open, to the comfort of your own home.

With the rise of digital technology, the spread of smart phones, podcasts have become one of the defining entertainment success stories of the 21st century. We take a look at some of our favourite shows 'on the net'

Every child deserves to have a safe base and to grow up in a loving, supporting environment which nurtures their confidence and self-esteem. But in the UK alone, a new child is bought into care needing a foster family every 20 minutes.

The National Trust is 125 years old. Here are some of its jewels in the crown

Woodbridge-based eatery Honey + Harvey, is serving up an innovative way of keeping fit, meeting new friends and enjoying a tasty treat as well - Brunch and Bark is an imaginative way to shake off that New Year lethagy (and perhaps shed those extra pounds which slyly crept on over Christmas) while reaffirming that bond with your four-legged friend.

It's become a cult event, a cultural institution, always selling out and moving onto ever larger venues. Now, Romeo Done has reached its eighth edition and has pitched its camp at the Ipswich Corn Exchange for a heady night of Dance, Garage and RnB.

The start of a new year is the perfect time to explore new ideas, set new goals and perhaps try your hand at a new hobby or learn a new skill.

Looking up during a walk through Needham Market, Steve Russell saw a plane on a 'rocket trajectory' - but was it really flying vertically or was it just a matter of perspective?

Plan your perfect day with the Bride team at Braxted Park.

From the KFC vegan burger to the meat-free Steak Bake, vegans and vegetarians are simply spoilt for choice this Veganuary. But can junk food ever be considered 'ethical' - even when it contains no meat?

Ex-Ipswich High School for Girls pupil beat a former Wimbledon champion to claim place in the last four

ITV drama about horrific Essex murders starts tonight (9pm). It draws partly on Carol Ann Lee's book

A TV drama about the murder of an Essex family starts on Wednesday, drawing partly on a book claiming to be 'the definitive investigation' of the crime

The site's forest was also proved inspiration for J M Barrie while he was writing Peter Pan.

What is conveyancing? When will you need it? And why should you seek professional help to get the most from buying your home and finding your dream house?

Cobbolds powered Ipswich Town Football Club, created jobs at their brewery, gave us Christchurch Mansion and kick-started the rise of Felixstowe

Is planning a break during term time the only way your family can afford to get away this year?

What happened to 'Trash Girl'? Which country was declared the happiest? And much more

Author asked people to tell her about their alleged supernatural experiences... and they did

More tributes to surreal comedian, musician and writer who lived in Suffolk for more than 35 years

The gym is very much like Marmite; you either love it or hate it. But how can you tell when your appetite for exercise has become too much.

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