New Homes Approved For Felixstowe and Leiston – But Turned Down For Woodbridge!

Approval has finally been granted to Trinity College, Cambridge to develop the Walton Green site – with a 385 house development between Walton High St and Candlet Rd opposite a site already approved for 190 homes beside the Felixstowe Academy. Opposition groups had fought a long battle to try and prevent a Tesco on the site – but that win has not prevented this development … Continue reading New Homes Approved For Felixstowe and Leiston – But Turned Down For Woodbridge!

Felixstowe Ice Rink Opens Saturday 17th December

The Felixstowe Ice Rink is back and will be open from noon on Saturday Dec 17th in the Great Eastern Square – and its FREE! Thanks to the Town Council, Locality Budget contributions from County Councillors’ Graham Newman and Nick Barber and sponsorship from the East of England Cooperative, members of the public will be able to use the rink for free between midday and 8pm … Continue reading Felixstowe Ice Rink Opens Saturday 17th December

Focusing on Families in Suffolk Coastal

And now for a bit of good news! Although a lot of child support services have been closed down – there is still a limited programme of support for vulnerable families in the district. Since April last year, Suffolk Coastal have provided intensive support to 15 families, working with them to help them with issues that are affecting the quality of their lives. The work … Continue reading Focusing on Families in Suffolk Coastal

Review – Miracle on 34th Street

Miracle on 34th Street – Stage Door Theatre Company – Seckford Theatre, Woodbridge till Saturday It takes a huge amount of effort to stage any amateur production these days – people have such busy lives and it’s hard to get the commitment needed. So it’s important to support the local groups – especially at this time of year when its manic enough without having to … Continue reading Review – Miracle on 34th Street

Review- Stoat Hall

Stoat Hall – by Pat Wymark and Julian Harries – Eastern Angles at Sir John Mills and Seckford Theatre till Jan 28th If you want a rollicking, irreverent, very funny alternative to the traditional panto look no further than Eastern Angles new Christmas show. Written by the incomparable team of Pat Wymark and Julian Harries, this is a tongue- in- cheek look at Tudor times … Continue reading Review- Stoat Hall

Felixstowe Unwrapped…Late Night Xmas Shopping Tonight

Support your local shops and support the late night shopping initiative – that’s the plea from local businesses and Felixstowe Forward. On Fridays 9th, 16th and 23rd December, a group of key town centre retailers, including Adnams Felixstowe, Coastal Crafts, the East of England Co-op, Gorgeous Jewels, Hills Jewellers, M&S, Nick Barber Auctions, Pierrot, Ruby & Scarlet and The Salon, together with Felixstowe Forward, have … Continue reading Felixstowe Unwrapped…Late Night Xmas Shopping Tonight

Vandalism Again At Skate Park Leaves Lighting Unsafe

The lighting system at Felixstowe’s skate park on Orwell Green has been vandalised leaving the site unsafe to use in the evenings. The Town Council had been advised that an electrician from Suffolk Coastal Norse had attended the skate park site to adjust the time clocks to winter hours.  On inspection it was found that the electric box has suffered damage caused by vandalism.  It appears that … Continue reading Vandalism Again At Skate Park Leaves Lighting Unsafe

Battle of the Beach Huts – Round One to the Owners

After a proposal by SCDC to hike up rents and charges without a ‘by your leave’, around 200 members of the public, many of them Felixstowe beach hut owners, attended the crunch meeting at Suffolk Coastal District Council’s new Riduna Park headquarters in opposition to the proposals. So many attended that special viewing rooms had to be set up, while a further 50 or so … Continue reading Battle of the Beach Huts – Round One to the Owners

Student Reviews – The Twits

THE TWITS by Roahl Dahl – adapted for the stage by David Wood and performed by The New Wolsey Youth Theatre Derived straight from Roahl Dahl’s classic book ,’The Twits’, watch as the New Wolsey Studio brings the characters to life as if they have just launched out of the book. With humour embedded everywhere and interaction with the audience, this show is brilliant for … Continue reading Student Reviews – The Twits