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Getting outdoors and exploring the local history around Suffolk and North Essex is easy if you know where to go.

When it comes to our summer holiday this year we are sticking even closer to home than usual, writes Natalie Sadler.

A multi-million pound scheme to give visitors greater access to historic parkland will see a new multi-use trail built at a grand country estate in Suffolk.

Questions as to who owns land at Minsmere in which coastal defences known as dragon's teeth were found remain unanswered.

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 Suffolk artist has created a series of interpretations of eight women who helped shape a prestigious estate near Bury St Edmunds.

There are opportunities for budding actors, and a few older ones too, at the Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds this year.

Beautiful East Anglia offers opportunities to see wildlife all the year round, including during the winter. Here are 12 great places to get close to nature.

As Christmas is fast approaching, Santa Claus is pulling out all the stops to get around as much of the county as he can. Miriam Spall from Where To Take Our Children/Suffolk Kids has look at the festive family events coming up this week

A rare collection of works by the metaphysical poet John Donne, discovered by an expert from Sotherby's at an historic stately home, in Suffolk, could fetch up to £300,000.

Athletics correspondent Carl Marston is travelling around the region (and beyond) running in different parkruns. This week he heads north to the Pontefract parkrun

Visitors to Ickworth estate near Bury St Edmunds could be forgiven for thinking the pretty white snowdrops in bloom were a sign of nature getting confused.

I'm a lover of nature - and of the animals that share this planet with us.

Work has started on renovating a familiar monument in Bury St Edmunds.

A cull of deer has been carried out by the National Trust on a prestigious Suffolk estate near Bury St Edmunds.

During cupboard clear-outs, staff at Thompson & Morgan recently came across a rare vintage archive of Thompson & Morgan seed catalogues, including those that were printed during the First World War.

Weird and wonderful ghost stories abound in many corners of East Anglia, with sights and sounds that just can't be explained. Here are 23 of the most haunted places in the region.

Are you looking for fun things to do at half term which won't cost a fortune? Here are 20 free and cheap activities to enjoy around Norfolk, Suffolk and north Essex.

A historic Suffolk building once owned by the family of famous artist John Constable has come into the care of the National Trust.

While some aspects of Tom Ranson's job are very hi-tech, in some ways its just child's play as we discovered when we spent a day in his life.

At the end of the last century diesel cars were the economical (and clean) answer to motorists prayers. Then hybrids and electric vehicles started making an appearance - but are they really the answer?

By the time you read this I should be well away from Ipswich on a delayed family holiday in the far north.

Stately homes, castles, ruins, windmills, gardens and historic boats are all welcoming visitors free of charge for this year's Heritage Open Days.

A 'topless' statue of a Suffolk surgeon - who has twice been diagnosed with breast cancer - was unveiled in Bury St Edmunds at the weekend.

Are you looking for somewhere different to take your dog for a walk? Here's a selection of seven great places to explore with your four-legged friend in Suffolk and north Essex.

Singing with your work colleagues might sound like the sort of thing that involves drunken wailing on the dance floor at the end of the Christmas party. But for a growing number of companies, its an activity that's being encouraged - in order to boost staff wellbeing.

Athletics correspondent Carl Marston is travelling around the region (and beyond) running in different parkruns. This week he heads to Heartwood Forest

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

The economic value of our natural landscapes has been underlined by new figures which show Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) in Suffolk and north Essex are worth over £270m to the tourism sector.

Looking for a holiday home with a difference? East Anglia boasts all kinds of weird and wonderful homes from home.

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