SCDC’s ‘Felixstowe Leisure Vision’ Submitted To Local Plan Review

So in a policy of ‘if you can’t beat em join em’,  SCDC as a landowner has submitted its own ‘bold plan’ as part of the Local Plan Review as to what it sees as the possible new use for the land it holds in North Felixstowe, and whether as part of an ongoing wider review of housing and revamping the leisure provision on its … Continue reading SCDC’s ‘Felixstowe Leisure Vision’ Submitted To Local Plan Review

Review – Red Riding Hood

Red Riding Hood – A New Rock & Roll Panto by Peter Rowe – New Wolsey Theatre till Jan 27th Well the New Wolsey have unveiled their seasonal production – and after last night’s rip roaring performance it’s got to be said – this one’s a cracker! This is the tenth panto that Artistic Director Peter Rowe has presided over – and every year they … Continue reading Review – Red Riding Hood

Winners Announced For SCDC Photo Competition

The winners of the first ever East Suffolk Photo Competition have been announced by Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils. The five-week long competition, which ran during August and early September, invited amateur and professional photographers to submit their photos to the Councils under four categories; living in East Suffolk, working in East Suffolk, explore East Suffolk and under 16s. Entries were submitted via email … Continue reading Winners Announced For SCDC Photo Competition

New Fund Announced By Felixstowe Town Council To Support Armed Services

A  new fund has been set up to provide a lasting legacy following the success of the Suffolk Armed Forces Weekend in June 2017, using the  surplus fund , totaling £10,796.  This fund was made possible by contributions from Suffolk Coastal District Council and others who supported the 2017 Suffolk Armed Forces Weekend event.   Thousands of people flocked to Felixstowe for a fun-filled weekend to celebrate … Continue reading New Fund Announced By Felixstowe Town Council To Support Armed Services

Christmas At Landguard Fort

Tickets are now on sale for this year’s ‘Christmas at Landguard Fort’ event on Saturday 16th December from 12noon -7pm  – and since their Halloween event sold out pretty quickly – if you are interested in going it may be best to get your tickets as soon as possible. Once again, a timed ticket system is in operation for a visit to Father Christmas in … Continue reading Christmas At Landguard Fort

Suffolk Coastal & Waveney Councils A Step Closer To Merger

Although Babergh and Mid Suffolk Council’s plans to combine seem to be hitting the buffers – Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District are steaming ahead with their plans to merge in order to create a new ‘super district council’. The proposal moved an important step closer yesterday Tuesday, 7 November, by gaining the formal backing of the Secretary of State for Communities & Local Government the Rt Hon … Continue reading Suffolk Coastal & Waveney Councils A Step Closer To Merger

Annual Voter Registration – Have You Responded?

Official canvassers are now calling on Suffolk Coastal residents who have not yet responded to their annual voter registration form. The forms, which are pre-printed with the names of any occupants currently registered to vote at each address, were sent to all Suffolk Coastal households earlier this year. Residents are legally required to confirm or update the details of anyone at the address who is eligible … Continue reading Annual Voter Registration – Have You Responded?

Funding Available for Youth Holiday Activities

A project which has been working over the last two years to improve the number of holiday activities for young people in east Suffolk has won at this year’s Community Action Suffolk Awards, and there is more funding available for future projects The Youth Holidays Activity Fund won the Anne Dunford OBE Award, which recognises youth participation, where children and young people aged 11 to 19 … Continue reading Funding Available for Youth Holiday Activities

What’s On Stage In Felixstowe – November 2017

What’s On Stage In Felixstowe November 2017 So with the night drawing in – its time to look for a little entertainment to fill those dark evenings – and Felixstowe has plenty to offer. On Friday 3rd The Spa Pavilion presents Dirty Dusting by Ed Waugh and Trevor Wood at 7.30pm. After a sellout UK tour in 2016, Dirty Dusting returns to the stage in … Continue reading What’s On Stage In Felixstowe – November 2017

Review – Rules for Living

Rules for Living by Sam Holcroft – New Wolsey Theatre until Sat 4th November First shown at the National Theatre in 2015, Rules for Living has been revived for a tour of the provinces by English Touring Theatre under the direction of Simon Godwin. Its billed as a cross between an Alan Ayckbourn and a look at Cognative Behavioural Therapy. But this play by relative … Continue reading Review – Rules for Living