Student Review – Stalin’s Englishman

Stalin’s Englishman – The Lives of Guy Burgess with Andrew Lownie – New Wolsey Theatre Sunday 1st October On Sunday evening Andrew Lownie brought his one man show Stalin’s Englishman to the New Wolsey Theatre. Lownie’s show takes the form of an illustrated talk complete with power point graphics, based on his book of the same name. Lownie takes us through the life and times … Continue reading Student Review – Stalin’s Englishman

Free Activities for OAP’s On Silver Sunday

Older residents from across East Suffolk are invited to take part in a number of free activities on Sunday 1 October, as part of a national campaign to reduce loneliness. Silver Sunday is an annual celebration of older people and raises awareness of the social isolation which affects so many. To mark the occasion, free events and activities are taking place in Suffolk Coastal and … Continue reading Free Activities for OAP’s On Silver Sunday

Have Your Say On Car Park Charges

With the suggestion that Suffolk Coastal is planning to introduce charges at what are now free car parks in April 2019, they have decided to consult with residents on the proposals. Civil Parking Enforcement is necessary because cut back to the police force mean that councils have got to take over the enforcement of parking restrictions. The aim of this consultation is to gain an … Continue reading Have Your Say On Car Park Charges

Preview – Philip Thickness – Friend or Foe?

Philip Thickness Friend or Foe – Woven Theatre – LANDGUARD FORT, FELIXSTOWE: September 28th – October 1st The story of Philip Thicknesse, Governor of Landguard Fort 1753- 66, is being brought to life in the place where it all happened. A site specific production developed by the Woven Theatre Company with widespread community involvement and a whole new perspective on a man who should be … Continue reading Preview – Philip Thickness – Friend or Foe?

Review – The Ladykillers by Graham Linehan

The Ladykillers by Graham Linehan – New Wolsey Theatre till Sat 30th September Ealing Comedies were films created in the dark decade after World War Two to lighten the mood of a people beaten down by austerity and rationing. They were light hearted, sometimes a little black humoured, usually starring the same group of actors and a bit like the Carry on Films, very British … Continue reading Review – The Ladykillers by Graham Linehan

Counsil Proposals Set To End Free Parking In Felixstowe

With the continual cut backs in our police service there has inevitably been knock on effects in certain areas – and one of these could see the end of free car parks across east Suffolk – with council officials needing to raise £240,000 a year to offset the cost of taking on enforcement of yellow lines from the police. Suffolk Coastal, which along with other … Continue reading Counsil Proposals Set To End Free Parking In Felixstowe

Beach Hut Owners Win Victory On Licence Fees And Rents

After a year long battle to prevent proposed huge increases in their rents and changing of the way licenses are administered – SCDC has caved in to demands of the beach hut owners of Felixstowe. But there will be some changes – and punitive charges for new owners. At its Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, 5 September 2017, Suffolk Coastal agreed a series of recommendations, including … Continue reading Beach Hut Owners Win Victory On Licence Fees And Rents

Government Overturns Council Objections To Candlet Rd Development

Government Overturns Council Objections to Candlet Rd Development Christchurch Land and Estates have been granted permission by Whitehall to build an estate of 560 homes on farm land at Gulpher Rd/ Candlet Rd between the old golf range and the Grove woodland, making a mockery of local planning agreements and flying in the face of years of protest by community groups. Two years ago there … Continue reading Government Overturns Council Objections To Candlet Rd Development

Suffolk County Council ‘We Are Listening’ Event Coming To Felixstowe

Do you feel Felixstowe is ignored by our district council? Have you got burning issues you want to raise with them? Now there’s a chance to have your say. Since his Leadership appointment in 2015, the leader of the council, Councillor Colin Noble, has been committed to getting out and about across the county to hear your views on the services Suffolk County Council provide. … Continue reading Suffolk County Council ‘We Are Listening’ Event Coming To Felixstowe

Suffolk Community Foundation – Funds Available

Do you need funding for your group or project? There are a number of funds available from Suffolk Community Foundation that have deadlines coming up in September and October.  Suffolk Giving & Private Donor Funds Grants of up to £2,000 are available for charitable, voluntary and community groups that are addressing need within Suffolk. The fund will accept applications for both core costs and project costs and … Continue reading Suffolk Community Foundation – Funds Available