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An historic Sudbury landmark at the centre of £2.5million regeneration plans has received a vital boost to its cause thanks to a six figure cash boost from the council.

A new heritage centre for Suffolk's historic records has a new piece of history - albeit one which will certainly not be on show to visitors for a few years yet.

Time capsules are set to be buried at locations across Suffolk next week as part of "an exciting new chapter in Suffolk's history."

The skeleton of the new "The Hold" heritage centre and records office in Ipswich is now taking shape on the campus of the University of Suffolk.

It may be a place full of old, ancient relics but Ipswich Museum is reviewing how it engages with its visitors through the use of the very latest technology.

Membership fees are to be increased by the National Trust from the beginning of next month to help generate cash to pay for conservation work - and two of its biggest projects are in Suffolk.

A project, which delved into the past and celebrated a town's historic fishing village, has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

David Kindred looks at the history behind Ipswich's medieval church St Clement's which is located between Fore Street and Star Lane.

Almost a year on from the announcement that the historic archives from Lowestoft Record Office were to be moved, historians, heritage authors and campaigners remain united in opposing the proposals.

Ipswich council is expected to spend £300,000 of its own money on developing a proposal to restore the town's museum - on top of the £461,600 granted by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

A Sudbury museum dedicated to a world famous artist will throw open its doors for free for a limited time to thank National Lottery players following a grant award of £4.7m.

A lottery grant will fund urgent roof repairs at an ancient Suffolk church and "ensure its survival for future generations".

Work to prepare for construction work on a new record office and heritage centre for Ipswich is nearing completion.

The missing names from a Suffolk village's war memorial will be remembered in a poignant performance next month.

What surprised me most was how funny this was. I'd expected something, I don't know, heavier?

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Friday, October 12, 2018

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Work to create The Hold heritage centre in the heart of Ipswich is now well under way - with heavy piling due to start on the site later this month.

Suffolk villagers have taken ownership of their last remaining pub - more than five years after a major fire devastated the historic inn.

Nostalgia Spirit of lost fishing 'village' rises again

Saturday, September 15, 2018

It was once home to more than 2,000 people, all connected to Lowestoft's booming fishing industry. But today, little remains that even hints at proof of The Grit's existence. Sheena Grant finds out about a new show that aims to put that right.

Heritage Open Days return to the county this September with two jam-packed weekends of free events.

Campaign funding to make Ipswich the most hedgehog friendly town in England has come to an end with a beautiful parade along the Ipswich waterfront.

A review into the future of how the Landguard area of Felixstowe is managed is set to take place, as question marks loom over its future funding.

A historic church in Mid Suffolk is hosting a weekend of celebrations following a successful restoration project costing upwards of £370,000.

The Holywells parks five year project which uncovered and recently restored a Victorian ice house has ended.

Ipswich council is set to pledge a further £500,000 to the Broomhill Pool redevelopment project in a bid to ensure it can go ahead as planned next year.

The team at the world famous National Trust Sutton Hoo site are going on tour while work gets underway on its £4million revamp.

Hedgehog lovers have vowed to keep fighting for the survival of their favourite spiky creatures as a project to become the country's most hedgehog friendly town ends with stunning celebration.

A reception to show support for a multi-million pound national centre dedicated to the artist Thomas Gainsborough is to be hosted by Sudbury Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

A Suffolk MP paid a visit to a town church as renovation work to replace the roof at the historic building nears completion.

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