Suffolk Armed Forces Weekend on 24th and 25th of June is to host a two day free music festival as part of a range of events to celebrate the military from the past to he present. Hosted by Suffolk Coastal District Council on Saturday and Sunday, 24 and 25 June, the action-packed weekend will recognise the huge contribution made by our servicemen and women over the years – it will … Continue reading Suffolk Armed Forces Weekend 2017 – Music by the Sea
Pesky neighbours playing music with their windows open? Too many noisy outdoor barbeques in your street? This may seem a bit of a joke – but for some it can be nerve shredding to endure other peoples fun and frolics if they are trying to have a peaceful time themselves. Apparently noise complaints are more common over the summer months as people spend more time … Continue reading Summer Nuisance Noise Hotline Now Available
There has always been a lot of strong feeling in Felixstowe as to whether dogs should be banned from the beach during the summer. Dog owners of course feel they are responsible and if they clear up behind their pooch there shouldn’t be a problem sharing the beach with families and day trippers. But there are always some irresponsible owners – and families with children … Continue reading Beach Ban Of Dogs Under Review
If you are looking for something to do in Felixstowe over Easter – there’s plenty going on. There will be an International Food Market in the Town Centre from Friday 14th to Monday 17th April from 10am – 7pm each day, featuring food and non-food products from all over Europe. Enjoy Greek olives, Italian cheese, French pastries, Spanish paella and much more. On the seafront, … Continue reading Easter Events In Felixstowe
As we approach the summer tourist season, the year-long trial allowing cycling along Felixstowe’s Promenade seems to be going well according to the Council, as there have been very few complaints recorded . However Suffolk Coastal has repeated its appeal for people using the Prom to take extra care, as the shared space becomes busier. And there were originally heated exchanges at Felixstowe Town Council … Continue reading Cycling On The Prom – Is The Experiment Working?
Suffolk Coastal are celebrating the accomplishments achieved through the Coastal Communities Fund Programme but Felixstowe is conspicuous by its absence. The Coastal Communities Fund (CCF) programme aims to build a more robust tourism economy in East Suffolk by developing key assets, delivering events and expanding activities to attract visitors during the shoulder and off-seasons. And Felixstowe being a major part of that – it owould … Continue reading Funding Revitalising the Suffolk Coast – but where’s Felixstowe?
Are you a local food producer or restaurant/cafe owner? Do you own a farm shop or run a village pub? This may be a chance to boost your trade by getting involved in a new initiative aimed at highlighting the food industry for tourists to the region A new ‘food tourism’ trail is to be created that will celebrate local food businesses and encourage visitors … Continue reading Food Trail To Boost Tourism in East Suffolk
After the furore that greeted SCDC’s proposals to change some of the ground rules for Beach Hut ownership including hiking up rents, they are now asking for the public’s views on how you think beach hut services should be run in the district. The six-week consultation, running until 17 February 2017, asks the public to consider the recommendations to convert all the current beach hut … Continue reading Beach Hut Wars – Have Your Say
The Felixstowe Ice Rink is back and will be open from noon on Saturday Dec 17th in the Great Eastern Square – and its FREE! Thanks to the Town Council, Locality Budget contributions from County Councillors’ Graham Newman and Nick Barber and sponsorship from the East of England Cooperative, members of the public will be able to use the rink for free between midday and 8pm … Continue reading Felixstowe Ice Rink Opens Saturday 17th December
And so we come to that favorite time of year – well for some anyway! Whatever you feel about Xmas itself there’s a lot going on in December to chase away those winter blues. On Thursday 1st at St. John’s Church at 7.30pm is the Felixstowe Mayor’s Charity Christmas Concert in aid of the Mayor’s charities – Level Two Youth Project and Guide Dogs. Featuring music … Continue reading What’s On In December – Felixstowe And District