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

Beach Hut Owners Win Victory On Licence Fees And Rents

After a year long battle to prevent proposed huge increases in their rents and changing of the way licenses are administered – SCDC has caved in to demands of the beach hut owners of Felixstowe. But there will be some changes – and punitive charges for new owners. At its Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, 5 September 2017, Suffolk Coastal agreed a series of recommendations, including … Continue reading Beach Hut Owners Win Victory On Licence Fees And Rents

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

Deben Pool in Woodbridge About To Get Major Makeover

If you use Deben Pool in Woodbridge be warned – the Pool closes at 10pm on Thursday 31 August with work to start from Monday 4 September for a 10 month period to transform the facility into a state-of-the-art leisure centre. The new leisure centre has been designed with the Council’s leisure development partner, Pulse Fitness and operators Places for People Leisure and includes a … Continue reading Deben Pool in Woodbridge About To Get Major Makeover

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

Suffolk Armed Forces Weekend 2017 – Music by the Sea

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

Summer Nuisance Noise Hotline Now Available

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

Beach Ban Of Dogs Under Review

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

Easter Events In Felixstowe

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