Cycling On The Prom Trial Begins

 Cycling is now officially permitted along Felixstowe’s Promenade as part of a year-long trial that launched on Tuesday 18th October. The byelaw which prohibited cycling on the Prom has been lifted as an experiment for a period on 12 months to allow for safe and considerate cycling and to see what difference if any it makes removing the restrictions. New, temporary signs have now been … Continue reading Cycling On The Prom Trial Begins

Last Chance To Sign Up To Women On Wheels!

Women on Wheels is coming to Rendlesham this Sunday 30 October – and we’re encouraging more women and girls to get on their bikes to have some fun and raise money for the Suffolk Royal British Legion! Women on Wheels events are mass participation female only rides, raising money for local charities, that put a strong focus on the fun, friendly and inclusive aspects of … Continue reading Last Chance To Sign Up To Women On Wheels!

Work Begins On Combining Police And Fire Stations In Felixstowe

Tim Passmore, Suffolk’s PCC and Suffolk County Council Cabinet Member for Public Protection, Cllr Matthew Hicks made a ceremonial start to works on Felixstowe’s new joint police and fire station in High Road West this week on Monday 24th October. They were joined by the Felixstowe Mayor, Jan Garfield; Fire Chief, Mark Hardingham and Chief Constable, Gareth Wilson along with staff from Brooks and Wood, the main contractor for the … Continue reading Work Begins On Combining Police And Fire Stations In Felixstowe

Student Reviews – DNA by Dennis Kelly

REVIEW 1    by Louise Hosking – East Bergholt High School DNA By Dennis Kelly and performed by The New Wolsey Young Company Production Showing at the New Wolsey Studio from Tuesday 18th – Saturday 22nd October DNA is about a group of teenagers who have done something really bad… So bad, they think they’ve killed someone! In a rushed panic, they come up with a … Continue reading Student Reviews – DNA by Dennis Kelly

Review – DNA by Dennis Kelly

DNA by Dennis Kelly – New Wolsey Young Company – New Wolsey Studio until Saturday DNA is a contemporary play – now a set text in schools – written in 2007 by Dennis Kelly who is best known for co writing ‘Matilda the Musical’ with Tim Minchin and the comedy series ‘Pulling’ which aired on BBC 3. It follows a group of teenagers who have … Continue reading Review – DNA by Dennis Kelly

Student Review – NIGHT MUST FALL

 Night Must Fall By Emlyn Williams and performed by An Original Theatre Company and Salisbury Playhouse Productions At the New Wolsey Theatre on Monday 17 – Saturday 22 October Night Must Fall is set in the living room of a bungalow on the edge of a forest, owned by the miserable Mrs. Bramson, who seems to only make everyone more grumpy when they’re around her. … Continue reading Student Review – NIGHT MUST FALL

Felixstowe Post Office to Move In Spite Of Protests

In spite of a wave of protests – officials from the Post Office Crown Network have decided that the public views mean nothing, and in a continuation of their efforts to close all Crown Offices, will move Felixstowe main post office into WH Smith in November. This follows the moves in Sudbury, Bury St Edmunds and the proposed move in Ipswich all of which have … Continue reading Felixstowe Post Office to Move In Spite Of Protests

Review – Night Must Fall

Night Must Fall by Emlyn Williams – The Original Theatre Company – New Wolsey Theatre till Saturday then touring Everybody likes a good murder – that is the premise on which thriller writers such as Agatha Christie and Alfred Hitchcock based their work – and the line that Emlyn Williams took when writing Night Must Fall in 1934. Williams was a prolific writer as well … Continue reading Review – Night Must Fall

Felixstowe Goes Purple To Fight Polio

Felixstowe’s two rotary clubs are joining forces with Suffolk Coastal District Council as part of the fight against polio. The Rotary Clubs of Felixstowe and Felixstowe Landguard are working with Suffolk Coastal to stage a special community planting event in the Seafront Gardens on Wednesday, 26 October, as part of the nationwide Purple4Polio campaign. “We are inviting Friends of the Felixstowe Seafront Gardens, Suffolk Coastal … Continue reading Felixstowe Goes Purple To Fight Polio

Have Your Say On New Deben Leisure Centre

Suffolk Coastal is asking the public for their views on the plans to develop Deben Leisure Centre in Woodbridge. The Council recently announced ambitious plans to invest in its leisure centres as part of its commitment to improve its leisure centre offer and to encourage more people to become fit and active. One of Suffolk Coastal’s 10 priorities in its Business Plan focuses on the … Continue reading Have Your Say On New Deben Leisure Centre