Brown Bin Collection – Sign Up Now

If you use your brown bin for garden or food waste and you want to continue to do so – you only have a few weeks left to sign up to SCDC’s new paid scheme. The first paid-for collections are scheduled to start from the beginning of May, after Suffolk Coastal District Council introduced a £43 a year charge for collecting garden waste this financial … Continue reading Brown Bin Collection – Sign Up Now

Review – Our Country’s Good

Our Country’s Good by Timberlake Wertenbaker – Ramps On The Moon – New Wolsey Theatre till Saturday 7th April then touring Wertenbaker’s play was written only 30 years ago but has become a modern classic. Based on Thomas Keneally’s novel ‘The Playmaker’, it tells the story of a penal colony in Australia in 1789 at a time when both the soldiers and the inmates are … Continue reading Review – Our Country’s Good

Voting Open For Visit Felixstowe Tourism Award

Voting Open For Visit Felixstowe Tourism Award 2018 The online vote for the first ever Visit Felixstowe Tourism Award has gone live – and the public are now invited to vote for their favourite. This new annual award is designed celebrate the tourist industry Felixstowe by rewarding a tourist related organisation or businesses which has excelled during the past year, although the selection of organisations or events to … Continue reading Voting Open For Visit Felixstowe Tourism Award

Review – Woyzeck by George Buchner

Woyzeck by George Buchner adapted by Daniel Kramer – New Wolsey Young Company – New Wolsey Studio till Sat 31st March This play was left unfinished by George Buchner on his death in 1836 – but since then has become one of the most performed plays in translation out of Germany. Its themes of oppression and manipulation of the working man are both universal and … Continue reading Review – Woyzeck by George Buchner

Nominate for Felixstowe Town Council Awards

Every year Felixstowe Town Council recognises contributions to the community made by individuals, young people and organisations in the town at its annual Civic Awards evening. You have until 31st March to put in your nominations to the following catagories: Mayor’s Awards: Presented to up to 5 local people for their personal contribution to the community. HMS Ganges Youth Trophy: Presented to a local young … Continue reading Nominate for Felixstowe Town Council Awards

Review – Teddy by Tristan Bernays & Dougal Irvine

‘Teddy’ by Tristan Bernays & Dougal Irvine – New Wolsey Theatre till Sat March 24th The 60’s has been well covered by plays and musicals – but not so much the 50’s, and the rise of what we now know as the modern day teenager. Post war Britain was a dire, depressing place – bombed out buildings, rationing and many families on the bread line. … Continue reading Review – Teddy by Tristan Bernays & Dougal Irvine

Visit Felixstowe To Launch 2018 Season With Evening Event

It may be bitterly cold and warm weather just a distant memory – but Felixstowe Forward and Visit Felixstowe are gearing themselves up ready for the main 2018 visitor season… with a special launch event as part of English Tourism Week (17th to 25th March). An informal evening is being held at the Copas Bar at Manning’s in Sea Rd on Thursday 22nd March from 5pm … Continue reading Visit Felixstowe To Launch 2018 Season With Evening Event

Warm Homes Project Wins Funding To Help Vulnerable Hospital Patients

We have had a couple of unprecedented cold snaps just recently – and this can affect the most needy in our region as they struggle to keep warm – especially as they come out of hospital and are at their most vulnerable. However there is help at hand as a project which helps poorer people and families in Suffolk make their homes warmer and cheaper to heat has successfully been … Continue reading Warm Homes Project Wins Funding To Help Vulnerable Hospital Patients

Review – Rope by Patrick Hamilton

Rope by Patrick Hamilton – New Wolsey Theatre till March 17th If you say ‘Rope,’ most people they would probably think of the Hitchcock film. In fact writer Patrick Hamilton was one of the most successful of his day before he drank himself to death in the early 60’s. He was a very prolific novelist and also penned the equally iconic play – Gaslight. But … Continue reading Review – Rope by Patrick Hamilton