Dog Bans On The Beach – Have Your Say

Do you walk your dog on Felixstowe beach? Have you got a strong opinion on those who do? At the moment there are a number of byelaws in place across Suffolk Coastal concerning dog control and restrictions in public spaces but the council is committed to replacing these with Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs). As far as Felixstowe beach is concerned there are two options now being … Continue reading Dog Bans On The Beach – Have Your Say

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

Visit Felixstowe To Launch 2018 Season With Evening Event

It may be bitterly cold and warm weather just a distant memory – but Felixstowe Forward and Visit Felixstowe are gearing themselves up ready for the main 2018 visitor season… with a special launch event as part of English Tourism Week (17th to 25th March). An informal evening is being held at the Copas Bar at Manning’s in Sea Rd on Thursday 22nd March from 5pm … Continue reading Visit Felixstowe To Launch 2018 Season With Evening Event

Have Your Say on Felixstowe Leisure Facilities – Before Its Too Late!

Local people are being invited to take part in a survey to have their say on how they want Leisure to look like in Felixstowe in the future – but the question is – are the council willing to listen?  In November 2017, Suffolk Coastal District Council published its Felixstowe Leisure Vision document, and the District Council has also embarked on a five-year programme to … Continue reading Have Your Say on Felixstowe Leisure Facilities – Before Its Too Late!

Proposed New Beach Hut Site Cause Upset To Windsurfers

SCDC have identified potential sites for 23 new beach huts – but if planning permission is granted 17 of them will impact negatively on Felixstowe’s windsurfing community. In the long term, Suffolk Coastal District Council, which is the landowner and runs the beach hut and chalet service, hopes to create 100 new sites across the District. They of course are trumpeting the fact that this … Continue reading Proposed New Beach Hut Site Cause Upset To Windsurfers

What’s On Stage In Felixstowe – December 2017

Lights – Action- Bitterly Cold! – it must be coming up to Christmas – and there’s plenty to celebrate the festive season in Felixstowe this December. On Saturday 2nd from 10am – 6pm is Felixstowe Christmas Craft Market and Lighting Up Day. The traditional Christmas craft market and the switching on of the lights by the Mayor. Fantastic range of gift and food stalls to … Continue reading What’s On Stage In Felixstowe – December 2017

SCDC’s ‘Felixstowe Leisure Vision’ Submitted To Local Plan Review

So in a policy of ‘if you can’t beat em join em’,  SCDC as a landowner has submitted its own ‘bold plan’ as part of the Local Plan Review as to what it sees as the possible new use for the land it holds in North Felixstowe, and whether as part of an ongoing wider review of housing and revamping the leisure provision on its … Continue reading SCDC’s ‘Felixstowe Leisure Vision’ Submitted To Local Plan Review

Funding Available for Youth Holiday Activities

A project which has been working over the last two years to improve the number of holiday activities for young people in east Suffolk has won at this year’s Community Action Suffolk Awards, and there is more funding available for future projects The Youth Holidays Activity Fund won the Anne Dunford OBE Award, which recognises youth participation, where children and young people aged 11 to 19 … Continue reading Funding Available for Youth Holiday Activities

Cycling On Prom Trial Ends – Formal Decision By End Of Year

The year-long trial which allowed cycling on Felixstowe Promenade has now ended but you can continue riding your bike along its length until SCDC make a formal decision later in the year after collating the results and the feedback from the public and the local authorities. Temporary signs are in place to and inform both pedestrians and cyclists that the Prom is now a shared … Continue reading Cycling On Prom Trial Ends – Formal Decision By End Of Year

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