ESC Launches New Environmental Grant Scheme

With apparently no sense of the irony  – East Suffolk Council have launched  the ‘Nature First Small Grants Scheme’ on behalf of something called the East Suffolk Greenprint Forum. A press release from ESC states ‘East Suffolk Council continues to put the environment first as voluntary and community groups are invited to apply for funding to support projects that help promote biodiversity. ‘ Maybe if … Continue reading ESC Launches New Environmental Grant Scheme

Open Air Theatre Comes To Felixstowe

There are two open air theatre shows coming to the Beachfront Events Area next to the Leisure Centre this coming weekend – so pack a picnic and a blanket to sit on and join Heatbreak Productions for David Walliams’ Mr Stink on Sunday 20th  or The Great Gatsby on Saturday 19th. Mr Stink On Sunday June 20th at 4pm Heartbreak Productions bring an adaptation of … Continue reading Open Air Theatre Comes To Felixstowe

Two Sister Arts Centre Re –Opens With Exciting Summer Programme

It’s been a long cold lonely winter’,  as the Beatles once sang – but with hospitalisations and deaths from covid falling dramatically – and a very successful roll out of the vaccination programme – PM Boris Johnson has announced that his road map remains on track, hence allowing indoor entertainment venues to open from May 17th Two Sisters Arts Centre – which opened in the … Continue reading Two Sister Arts Centre Re –Opens With Exciting Summer Programme

Pier Projects Announce London Based Winner of Art Commission For Felixstowe

  Announcement from Pier Projects: “We are delighted to announce Alisa Oleva as the artist we will be working with this year. She will be developing a new art project for Felixstowe, inspired by walking and in response to this unique port and coastal town.  London-based Oleva was selected by a newly formed Community Arts Panel, comprising residents of Felixstowe following a nationwide Open Call for … Continue reading Pier Projects Announce London Based Winner of Art Commission For Felixstowe

Felixstowe Beach Huts Location Problem Remains After Storms Force Council To Abandon Plans

It’s Spring – and that usually means in Felixstowe that it signals the Beach Huts getting moved back onto the sand from their winter quarters on the prom. But 55 huts near the Spa Pavilion look to be stuck for the third year running after East Suffolk Council abandoned their latest plan to create concrete platforms on the beach on which to re position them. … Continue reading Felixstowe Beach Huts Location Problem Remains After Storms Force Council To Abandon Plans

New ‘Beach Village’ Plans for Felixstowe South – Have Your Say

For some time the grass land just past the Leisure Centre on the South seafront has been a bit neglected – and the installation of the ‘trim trail’ didn’t really improve things – being as it was a rather half hearted attempt at an outside gym. There has also been increasing concern at the falling levels of the beach  which has prevented beach huts being … Continue reading New ‘Beach Village’ Plans for Felixstowe South – Have Your Say

East Suffolk In Tier 2 – What Are The New Rules?

So on one minute past midnight the UK came out of a second lockdown –  but most of the country – including Suffolk –  moved into a worse situation than before. Along with 90% of the country we moved into a higher tier than before lockdown – Tier 2. SO WHAT CAN WE DO NOW? The main rule is still wash your hands, wear a … Continue reading East Suffolk In Tier 2 – What Are The New Rules?

Big Changes Coming for Cycling Routes In Felixstowe – Have Your Say Before It’s Too Late

Are you a cyclist fed up with weaving round parked cars in cycle lanes? Are you thinking of getting into cycling more but are concerned about road safely?  Or are you a car driver who feels cyclists already have too many rights? With covid changing many aspects of all our lives – transport and the way we all get about has come more sharply into … Continue reading Big Changes Coming for Cycling Routes In Felixstowe – Have Your Say Before It’s Too Late

Felixstowe WILL Still Have Xmas Lights Display – But Switch On Event Cancelled

Among the many things that the onging pandemic is impacting is mass social gatherings like Xmas markets and festive switch ons, and Felixstowe Town Council has decided our town is no different in that regard. Unfortunately they have taken the decision that the popular annual Christmas lights switch on show, organised by the Felixstowe Lions Club and supported by Felixstowe Town Council, will have to … Continue reading Felixstowe WILL Still Have Xmas Lights Display – But Switch On Event Cancelled

The ‘Rule Of Six’ – What Does It Mean For You?

On Tuesday night at 10.30pm the government basically ‘bowled a googly’, to use a cricket expression. They announced that from Monday 14th Sept no groups of more than six were allowed to meet anywhere indoors or outdoors at any time  – but there would be limited exceptions –  and that was that – no detail of any kind and leaving everyone who runs venues, clubs, … Continue reading The ‘Rule Of Six’ – What Does It Mean For You?