Community Projects Receive Funding Boost – But Felixstowe Misses Out

Community projects across East Suffolk have received a funding boost to support their activities from East Suffolk Council’s recent Grant programme  – but from a list of 17 causes there are none on the Felixstowe peninsula. East Suffolk Council’s Enabling Communities ‘Exemplar Grant Programme’ was open to applications from community projects across the region earlier this year. From those submitted 17 community projects have been … Continue reading Community Projects Receive Funding Boost – But Felixstowe Misses Out

Review – Aladdin The Rock & Roll Panto

Aladdin The Rock & Roll Panto by Peter Rowe – New Wolsey Theatre till Feb 1st Its December so it must be panto time ( oh yes it is, oh no it isn’t). And at The New Wolsey Theatre there is another high standard offering of their actor / musician version of the well known genre. Unusually this year it’s not directed by Artistic Director … Continue reading Review – Aladdin The Rock & Roll Panto

Candlet Rd Development – Plans Revealed for Public Comment

In 2017 – much to the dismay of those who had been campaigning against it – outline planning permission was granted for a development of a new estate comprising 560 houses, shops a community centre and a Care Home abutting Candlet Rd. Now developers Persimmon Homes are asking for pre-application feedback on their proposals for the first phase of a residential development, comprising 262 houses. … Continue reading Candlet Rd Development – Plans Revealed for Public Comment

WHAT’S ON @ Two Sisters Arts Centre – December 2019

‘Baby its cold outside!’ – but in Two Sisters Arts Centre there’s a warm welcome waiting and lots of events to set your December alight. Tickets for any event can be reserved by phoning the Box office on 01394 279613 and leaving a message – or book on line @ http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/two-sisters-arts-centre ( please note there’s a 50p booking fee) Friday 6th there’s regular Friday Night … Continue reading WHAT’S ON @ Two Sisters Arts Centre – December 2019

Suffolk Coastal Candidates Announced for General Election

You may have noticed amongst all the debacle with Brexit and Boris Johnson’s lost majority in the Commons, and not having learned anything from Mrs May’s abortive attempt to increase her majority in 2017, that the government has decided the only way out is holding yet another General Election. So on Thursday December 12th we once again go to the polls. On a more serious … Continue reading Suffolk Coastal Candidates Announced for General Election

East Suffolk Council Unveils New Community Partnerships Initiative

On Thursday night at Felixstowe Ferry Golf Club East Suffolk Council held a meeting for invited community leaders to officially unveil a new innovation  to create something called Community Partnerships. Not surprisingly, when the councils of Waveney and Suffolk Coastal were amalgamated, concerns were expressed about the 55 Councillors having to cover larger geographical areas, more Town and Parish Councils and more people, and hence … Continue reading East Suffolk Council Unveils New Community Partnerships Initiative

Student Review – The Season

The Season by Jim Barne and Kit Buchan presented by the New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich, showing Tue 5th – Sat 16th November. The Season is a heart-warming, delightfully humorous Christmas musical to get you into the holiday swing. It follows the journey of Dougal, a young man, full of festivity from Ipswich, England, and Robin, a young American woman is who is far from fond … Continue reading Student Review – The Season

Review – Edith – In The Beginning

Edith – In The Beginning by Karen Forbes – Stuff of Dreams Theatre Company – Sat 8th at Sir John Mills The story of Edith Pretty, Basil Brown and the ground breaking archaeological discoveries at Sutton Hoo near Woodbridge in the 1930’s has been the subject of quite a few productions – notably one by Eastern Angles few years ago. There is also a film … Continue reading Review – Edith – In The Beginning

REMEMBRANCE WEEKEND IN FELIXSTOWE

This weekend is the 74th anniversary of the end of the Second World War and 101st anniversary of the ending of the First. Although it is now so long ago – and there are very few left who were actually there – it is still so important to remember them and the cost involved to so many families and loved ones. There is a view that you only … Continue reading REMEMBRANCE WEEKEND IN FELIXSTOWE