family life

Yesterday, 16:30

Tomorrow dinosaur fans young and old have the chance to meet a baby T-Rex which will be stomping its way around the Buttermarket shopping centre in Ipswich.

This half term families visiting Colchester Zoo will be in with the chance catching a rare glimpse of twin Amur leopard cubs who are now starting to explore their outdoor enclosure.

By playing the East Anglian Air Ambulance lottery, you can help to save lives like Sarah's

Inspired by taking her children to pumpkin patches when they lived in San Diego, California, Gina is fulfilling a dream by bringing what has become a very special, successful FUNdraising event to Suffolk for a second year. Liz Nice turns the tables on our Q & A journalist Gina Long MBE

Half term in Suffolk is just next week and if you are one of the many parents looking for Halloween events that will keep your children entertained and won't cost the earth, take a look at this spooktacular list of ideas

Harry was shot down while fighting the Nazis over Europe. Later, the businessman brought a huge number of jobs to Hadleigh

There is exciting news for sausage dogs in Suffolk as the first ever cafe Dachshund is set to open its doors in Ipswich later this month.

Last night children descended on Chantry Library in Ipswich to meet their idol Cinderella.

Father found daughter with her throat cut. Rose Harsent's killer escaped justice

Comic shop staff cast their votes. Have they got it right? Who has missed out?

Francesca R Palumbo is a new Ipswich-based fashion designer who makes eco-friendly knits using sustainable yarn

Ghostland, by Edward Parnell, explores the haunts of ghouls in literature and film, the natural and unnatural world, and the horror of his own family history.

But she admits: 'The knitting of something that touches the genitals and breasts seems such an intimate act that I cannot imagine making a costume for even the closest friend'

Exhibition about iconic Hadleigh shop Partridges highlights loads of fascinating facts about the past, including a murder and highway robbery

We take a look at some of Hadleigh's top independent and family-run businesses

Our reviewer Emily Cashen headed down to this popular vegan café for a spot of plant-based lunch. Here's what she made of it…

EriVica Cakes in Hadleigh has found a delicious way to reduce its food waste

The Unruly Pig in Bromeswell was named Best for Wine in the 2019 Great British Pub Awards. Here owner and wine buff Brendan Padfield shares his top tipples.

Snapshot of a vanished 'powerhouse where people lived cheek by jowl next to their place of work' and led dignified, uncomplicated lives

Young cinema projectionist sketched the guns he saw, and later became an acclaimed Suffolk gunsmith. He's died at 87

Based at New Street Market in Woodbridge, R&R offers a range of indulgent face and body treatments, helping guests to look and feel their 
very best

The Museum of East Anglia's Cider and Song Festival is returning for its second year. This celebration of all things apple will be taking place on October 18 and 19, and promises plenty of live music, specialist craft ciders and entertainment for all the family

With the Macmillan Coffee Morning (September 27) on the horizon, Pauline Smith, 72, of Hadleigh reveals her cancer journey and the importance of the support offered by the charity.

Ipswich mother "so grateful" to East Anglian fertility clinic for helping her achieve her dream...twice after "unexplained infertility" diagnosis.

Gina Long talks to Faith Spear FRSA, criminologist and campaigner, about her love of East Anglia and the East Anglian women who still inspire her today

Most read

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24