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

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