Felixstowe Photo Competition – Vote Now

In amongst all the doom and gloom it is important to find something a bit lighter to think about. The Felixstowe Photo Competition, organised and supported by Visit Felixstowe, Felixstowe Town Council and the Landguard Partnership, allows both professional and amateur photographers alike to capture and share their favourite scenes of the town. The competition has attracted around 70 entries from all ages (12 to … Continue reading Felixstowe Photo Competition – Vote Now

Garden Waste Collections Suspended – But So Are MOT’s – and Off-Licenses Now Allowed To Open

Every day it seems we wake up to something else that has been taken away from us. Today its the garden waste collection. Unfortunately East Suffolk has decided to suspend the collection of garden waste after Friday 27th in order to concentrate on collecting household waste. However – on a lighter note – MOT’s have all been given a six month extension And the government … Continue reading Garden Waste Collections Suspended – But So Are MOT’s – and Off-Licenses Now Allowed To Open

Visit Felixstowe Tourism Awards And ‘Suffolk Day’ Launch

On June 21st Suffolk Day will be launched this year in Felixstowe  – and after the official opening of the new tourist season Felixstowe Forward have announced the nominations for the Felixstowe Tourism Award for 2019 – which you can vote for. Suffolk Day is a real celebration of all things Suffolk, with a variety of events being held across the county to show off everything our … Continue reading Visit Felixstowe Tourism Awards And ‘Suffolk Day’ Launch

East Suffolk Photo Competition Now Open For Entries

Following a successful first year, a photo competition celebrating the beauty of East Suffolk is returning for a second summer. The East Suffolk Photo Competition 2018 opened on Wednesday 1st August and entries are welcome from anyone living, working or visiting East Suffolk. Last year Jack Ibbotson of Felixstowe was runner up in the under 16’s category – and his winning photo is featured above. … Continue reading East Suffolk Photo Competition Now Open For Entries

Felixstowe Photo Competition Launched

Felixstowe Town Council, Visit Felixstowe and the Landguard Partnership have teamed up to launch the next Felixstowe Photo Competition – and you could WIN a prize of £100 to put towards photographic equipment, plus an enlarged copy of your photograph. The closing date is 20th March 2019 – so you’ve got plenty of time to come up with the winning shot. The competition is open to … Continue reading Felixstowe Photo Competition Launched

Voting Open For Visit Felixstowe Tourism Award

Voting Open For Visit Felixstowe Tourism Award 2018 The online vote for the first ever Visit Felixstowe Tourism Award has gone live – and the public are now invited to vote for their favourite. This new annual award is designed celebrate the tourist industry Felixstowe by rewarding a tourist related organisation or businesses which has excelled during the past year, although the selection of organisations or events to … Continue reading Voting Open For Visit Felixstowe Tourism Award

Bartlet Convalescent Home Development Wins Design Award

Buildings bringing the best in design and conservation to Suffolk Coastal were recognised at the Quality of Place Awards on Wednesday 22 November – and the Bartlet Convalescent Home redevelopment by Gipping Homes was a winner. Back for the seventh year, the awards were held at East Suffolk House in Melton and also included a talk by London based architect, Jerry Tate of Tate Harmer … Continue reading Bartlet Convalescent Home Development Wins Design Award

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

Landguard Photo Competition – Winners Announced

The Landguard Partnership has announced the twelve winning photographs in this year’s Landguard Photography Competition 2017. Categories: Wildlife – Philip J Hill, Jill Adam, Jo Reynolds, Richard Copestake   Macro – Kevin Healy, Mark Thompson, Philip P Greene, Stephen Squirrell   Wow – Andrew Whinney, Neil Walker, Paul Causon, Tanya Rees The overall “Judges Choice” Winner was Philip J Hill, whose picture taken on the … Continue reading Landguard Photo Competition – Winners Announced

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