Free Activities for OAP’s On Silver Sunday

Older residents from across East Suffolk are invited to take part in a number of free activities on Sunday 1 October, as part of a national campaign to reduce loneliness. Silver Sunday is an annual celebration of older people and raises awareness of the social isolation which affects so many. To mark the occasion, free events and activities are taking place in Suffolk Coastal and … Continue reading Free Activities for OAP’s On Silver Sunday

Funding For Children’s Health Services Set To Be Reduced

At a time when obesity rates among schoolchildren in the county are rising, and support for vulnerable families is seriously strapped for cash, the situation is set to get worse as Suffolk County Council’s (SCC) budget for children and young people’s public health services, which currently sits at £10.8 million, will be sliced by 10% in April 2019. In the 2015/16 academic year, 17.5% of Year … Continue reading Funding For Children’s Health Services Set To Be Reduced

What’s on Stage in Felixstowe – September 2017

If its September it must be Art on The Prom – the yearly extravaganza of all things arty – but with the nights drawing in – there’s plenty to keep you entertained on the Felixstowe peninsula On Sat 2nd The Spa presents The Searchers in Concert at 7.30pm The Searchers are John McNally, Frank Allen, Spencer James and Scott Ottaway, and with such classic hits as … Continue reading What’s on Stage in Felixstowe – September 2017

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

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

Grant Funding Available – Apply Now

Suffolk Sports Fund – Grants up to £2000 Deadline 1st August 2017 Suffolk Community Foundation is working in partnership with Suffolk County Council, Borough and District Councils in Suffolk and a number of businesses to deliver a community sports fund that aims to increase access to sport, particularly for those who are excluded through disadvantage. There is overwhelming evidence of the positive effects of sport and physical … Continue reading Grant Funding Available – Apply Now

What’s On Stage in Felixstowe – July 2017

So its carnival month – but there’s a lot of other exciting event going on too – and some of them are free! On Wednesday 5th at 11.30am Music in Felixstowe present  An Indian Summer at the Orwell Hotel  – Music and Words from India, with Brian Theodore Ralph and Emily Bennett, sitar and voice. Admission £10.00. Children free. Advance booking recommended. Tickets available from … Continue reading What’s On Stage in Felixstowe – July 2017

Nominations Open For This Year’s Quality of Place Design Awards

Winner Pure Conservation 2016 Lych-gate, Kelsale The Quality of Place Award scheme is back for 2017 and Suffolk Coastal is now looking for nominations for the best building designs which contribute to the environment of the district. Launched in 2010, the awards puts the spotlight on the efforts being made by people across Suffolk Coastal to add to the district’s quality through new projects that … Continue reading Nominations Open For This Year’s Quality of Place Design Awards

Suffolk Armed Forces Weekend 2017

Monday, 19th June , marked the start of Armed Forces Week. At 10am the Mayor of Felixstowe, Nick Barber officially raised the Armed Forces flag outside the Town Hall in Felixstowe. This was followed by a short service at the seafront War Memorial in commemoration of the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele. Final preparations are now underway for Suffolk Armed Forces Weekend, hosted this … Continue reading Suffolk Armed Forces Weekend 2017