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Dr Carly Howett is the assistant director of the Department of Space Studies at the Southwest Research Institute in Colorado USA. She studies icy worlds and is on four NASA missions: New Horizons (to Pluto), Lucy (to Jupiter’s asteroids), Cassini (to Saturn) and Europa Clipper (to Jupiter’s moon Europa). She talks to Gina Long MBE.

The yuletide season is now well under way with Santa paying visits to venues across the county as well as a host of Christmas shows looking to keep everyone happy. Miriam Spall from Where To Take Our Children/Suffolk Kids has look at the family events coming up this week

Norfolk writer Kevin Crossley-Holland has conjured treasure from the stories which thread through our landscape and light-up childhood and beyond

Gallery Do your baubles need a boost?

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Ideas to make our Christmas tree branches even more brilliant

Rain couldn’t spoil the seasonal entertainment at Jimmy’s Christmas Fayre, as crowds headed along to join in the fun.

Markham’s Fishing Tackle store has been a cornerstone of the local angling community for over 50 years, offering a wide range of fishing equipment and unrivalled expertise

Pick out your perfect Christmas tree at one of these fab festive locations in Suffolk.

Liz Horsman is a songwriter, record producer and sobriety blogger.

She has worked with Emeli Sande, Rudimental, Rizzle Kicks, Gabrielle Aplin, JP Cooper and Tom Walker amongst others. Also, a trained psychotherapist, Liz runs online lifestyle magazine ‘Voice of Calm’, which celebrates sobriety with style and soul. She is married to record producer Mike Spencer and together they have two sons and various pets including their macaw, Atticus. Liz talks to Gina Long

This family run jewellers in Sudbury is the ideal place to go to purchase a stunning piece of jewellery - whether you’re after a necklace, earrings or stunning diamond ring

His career sent him spinning from pirate pop presenter through television personality to destitute drunk. Now another near-death experience has spurred Tom Edwards to write his memoirs.

Heaven and Hell: With Will Teather

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Gina Long finds out about Will Teather’s East Anglian heaven and hell.

Stan Lee died recently at the age of 95. For many he was king of the comic book. He not only gave the world Spider-Man and The Avengers, Arts editor Andrew Clarke maintains that he was responsible for encouraging young people to read.

Gifts can arrive in a too-large cardboard box from a warehouse far, far away or with a flourish from a local artisan. We unwrap a selection box of delights

Opinion A beginner’s guide to Black Friday

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Black Friday is one of the newest arrivals on our shores. Where did it come from and why... and is it the best time to shop?

There’s something special about a well-performed pantomime. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to Karen Simpson, from Bury Theatre Royal, about what makes this great theatrical tradition so successful

With the Christmas season now almost upon us, our theatres are dusting down their stock of bad jokes, readying themselves for two months of festive fun. Arts editor Andrew Clarke casts an eye over the pantomimes seeking to entertain us this year

Have you ever been bullied? Does your child need help? Can you spot a bully? James Marston investigates.

With Guy Fawkes night just a fading memory, Christmas is now looming closer with lighting switch-ons, the arrival of Santa and Christmas fayres now dominating our social calendars. Miriam Spall from Where To Take Our Children/Suffolk Kids has look at the family events coming up this week

Peace at last, and the lights blaze again across Suffolk and Essex. We celebrate with bands and bunting, parades and patriotic songs, and girls dancing around a fountain

Fireworks were the theme for our iWitness photographers this week, and they rose to the challenge with some fantastic photos.

Marking armistice takes many forms from exploring local history with the U Boat surrender to cutting a rug with a top rock’n’roll band. We also say farewell to local Strictly dancer Robin Windsor and Christmas shopping starts now...

Suffolk Regiment’s George Punchard was one of the first men to be mobilised in 1914. Demobbed in ebruary 1919, he wrote a record of his War.

Political satire has a long, distinguished history in this country. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to Private Eye’s Ian Hislop and Nick Newman about their new play which shines a spotlight on a publisher who survived three libel trials in three days

With film fans reeling from the one-two punch of DVD player sales ending and the plug being pulled on a classic movie site, Arts editor Andrew Clarke worries how tomorrow’s film lovers are going to uncover Hollywood classics in the stream age

Should you let children play video games rated above their age or have a social media account and how do you talk to a teenager about how much time they spend online without causing an argument? Sheena Grant goes in search of some advice for parents with the help of an expert speaking at an event in East Anglia.

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