Have Your Say on Felixstowe Leisure Facilities – Before Its Too Late!

Local people are being invited to take part in a survey to have their say on how they want Leisure to look like in Felixstowe in the future – but the question is – are the council willing to listen?  In November 2017, Suffolk Coastal District Council published its Felixstowe Leisure Vision document, and the District Council has also embarked on a five-year programme to … Continue reading Have Your Say on Felixstowe Leisure Facilities – Before Its Too Late!

Funding Available For Youth Activities

The East Suffolk Youth Priority Action Group (ESYPAG)’s award-winning youth holiday activities programme is now welcoming applications for its sixth and final round of funding. The programme which has been running since 2016 to improve the variety of opportunities available to young people aged between school years 7 – 13 (ages 11-18 years) in east Suffolk, thanks to £50,000 in funding from the East Suffolk … Continue reading Funding Available For Youth Activities

Review – Duke’s Comedy Club

Duke’s Comedy Club – The New Wolsey Theatre – Fri 2nd Feb Once again The New Wolsey have got together four comedians who have all made a name for themselves on the circuits and at Edinburgh – and presented a thoroughly entertaining night of modern comedy that had something for everyone. The evening was hosted by Lara A King – who is an excellent comic … Continue reading Review – Duke’s Comedy Club

What’s On Stage in Felixstowe – February 2018

February is traditionally a bit of a quite time for entertainment – but there are still things going on that should relieve some of the grey days and long dark evenings. On Saturday 3rd The Spa Pavilion present Vicky Jackson in Concert at 7.30pm Vicky has been touring for over 15 years and is much in demand on the festival circuit for her amazing voice and repertoire … Continue reading What’s On Stage in Felixstowe – February 2018

1953 Floods Commemorated in Concert Of Memories and Exhibition

On 31st January 1953 Felixstowe suffered its worst natural disaster when 41 people died, including 13 children, and many were made homeless as the East Coast experienced a freak sea surge  which culminated in a total  of 307 dead , 30,000-plus people evacuated, sea defences smashed, river walls breached, and 160,000 acres of farmland left under water. On Saturday 27th Felixstowe Town Council and St … Continue reading 1953 Floods Commemorated in Concert Of Memories and Exhibition

Incredible Reproduction of The Bayeux Tapestry Comes To Suffolk

An exhibition featuring a painstakingly accurate copy of The Bayeux Tapestry, which took 33 years to complete, has opened on our doorstep at the new council offices in Melton – and I would urge you to get along to see it. The original tapestry was actually created by English nuns and depicts the events that led up to the Battle of Hastings in 1066 when … Continue reading Incredible Reproduction of The Bayeux Tapestry Comes To Suffolk

Proposed New Beach Hut Site Cause Upset To Windsurfers

SCDC have identified potential sites for 23 new beach huts – but if planning permission is granted 17 of them will impact negatively on Felixstowe’s windsurfing community. In the long term, Suffolk Coastal District Council, which is the landowner and runs the beach hut and chalet service, hopes to create 100 new sites across the District. They of course are trumpeting the fact that this … Continue reading Proposed New Beach Hut Site Cause Upset To Windsurfers

New Domestic Abuse Website Launched In Suffolk

A new website has been launched in Suffolk Coastal to support those affected by domestic abuse. The Coastal Action Against Abuse (CAAA) website promotes the group incorporating professionals who work in partnership to raises public and professional awareness and understanding of the impact of domestic abuse on victims, their families and the wider community within Suffolk Coastal District. The website signposts the public to local … Continue reading New Domestic Abuse Website Launched In Suffolk

Successful Campaign Sees Free Parking Reprieve For Felixstowe

In a move that should give heart to those who are campaigning against other issues in our town – after SCDC’s initial suggestions to start charging for parking in areas that have traditionally been free – Felixstowe Town Council and local SCDC representatives have successfully lobbied for the plans to be dropped in all but one of the areas in question. SCDC wanted to install … Continue reading Successful Campaign Sees Free Parking Reprieve For Felixstowe

What’s On Stage In Felixstowe – January 2018

AND………We’re Back Happy 2018 – hope you made the most of the Christmas and New Year celebrations. Now January is traditionally a quiet month – but there are a few things on to help you get through the hard winter nights On Wednesday 3rd Music in Felixstowe present  The Von Bennett Family at 11.30am in The Orwell Hotel – A light-hearted selection of jazz, rock and … Continue reading What’s On Stage In Felixstowe – January 2018