Have Your Say On Suffolk Coastal Plan

Strong views on where building should take place in the district? Suffolk Coastal residents are being asked for their comments on a draft plan, which will shape where residential and commercial development could be located during the next 20 years. Beginning on Friday 18 August, a 10-week consultation by SCDC is welcoming comments from residents on the draft Local Plan for Suffolk Coastal which, when finalised, will … Continue reading Have Your Say On Suffolk Coastal Plan

New Photo Competition Launches In East Suffolk

Do you live or work in Suffolk? Are you keen on photography? Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils have been working in partnership since 2008 and are working to create a new, single ‘super district’ council for east Suffolk. To reflect this, they want to celebrate east Suffolk as a great place to live, work and visit with the new East Suffolk Photo Competition. The … Continue reading New Photo Competition Launches In East Suffolk

Businesses Urged To Have Their Say On Rates Relief

Do you run a small business in East Suffolk? Are you concerned about the rise in business rates? Did you know that there is help available? Suffolk Coastal District Council is calling upon the business community to have their say on a local business rates discretionary rates relief scheme which is designed to help businesses hardest hit by the business rates revaluation earlier this year. … Continue reading Businesses Urged To Have Their Say On Rates Relief

SCDC Caves In To Trinity College On Affordable Homes Quota

Trinity College – biggest and wealthiest landowner in this part of the world – has once again lobbied the planners at SCDC to reduce its affordable housing quota on its Walton Green project – and this time the council seem to have caved in and are now recommending a reduction to 24% in its report to the planning committee which meets on 17th August. There … Continue reading SCDC Caves In To Trinity College On Affordable Homes Quota

SCDC Want Your Views On Adult Learning Provision

Are you looking to improve your education with Adult Leaning Classes? Can you find what your looking for in your area?  Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils are undertaking a project to find out how adult learning can be improved in east Suffolk. Led by their Economic Development Intern, Christopher Elmer who was recruited through Suffolk’s Rising High Internship programme, the work will be used to … Continue reading SCDC Want Your Views On Adult Learning Provision

What’s On Stage In Felixstowe – August 2017

August has been traditionally a rather quite month but this year an exciting new Arts Fest opens – and there are lots of other entertainment to keep your summer days and evenings going with a buzz Every Wednesday Music in Felixstowe present the Young Musicians’ Series at 12noon in St. Andrew’s Church, St. Andrew’s Road 2nd : Isabella Pincombe (oboe), accompanied by Harrison Cole. 9th … Continue reading What’s On Stage In Felixstowe – August 2017

Exciting New Arts Venue For Felixstowe Peninsula Set To Launch

A group of creative practitioners are on the verge of opening a new arts centre for Felixstowe – and the launch is to take place during an inaugural arts fest weekend that could be the start of an arts extravaganza for the area. Felixstowe Creative Arts Trust (F-CAT) was formed a year ago with the express purpose of opening a much needed dedicated arts centre … Continue reading Exciting New Arts Venue For Felixstowe Peninsula Set To Launch

Felixstowe Carnival – 21st -23rd July

This weekend is Felixstowe Carnival and the theme for 2017 is “Seaside Traditions”. Friday 21 July: 7pm – 10pm: Carnival Proms Night, featuring the Essential Sounds Big Band. Held at the Felixstowe Beachside Events Area. Bring chairs, blankets and picnics! Saturday 22 July: 1pm: Procession through the town with floats, majorettes and bands starting from Colneis Road at 1pm. Route is Beatrice Avenue, Hamilton Road, … Continue reading Felixstowe Carnival – 21st -23rd July

Felixstowe’s Free Open Air Cinema – Next Weekend

Open-air cinema is coming to the Beachside Events Area in Felixstowe next Saturday, 29th July and its free! Three films will be shown throughout the day; Finding Nemo at 11am, The Goonies (12) at 2pm and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (PG) at 6pm. The public are invited to bring their own picnic blankets and food but refreshments will also … Continue reading Felixstowe’s Free Open Air Cinema – Next Weekend

Review – M.A.M.I.L by Gregory Cooper

MAMIL by Gregory Cooper – Horizon Theatre – New Wolsey Studio till Sat 22nd ‘…and in his time one man plays many parts’ – Shakespeare said it first and the truth is proved in this one man tour de force from versatile actor Philip Steward in a tale for our time. Set on a minimal stage backed with scenes from a cycle race, the opening … Continue reading Review – M.A.M.I.L by Gregory Cooper