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

Local Regulations on Dogs – Have Your Say

  Do you walk your dog on Suffolk’s Beaches? Do you object to seasonal bans? Suffolk Coastal is asking the public to have their say on proposed changes to dog controls in the district. Currently, there are several by-laws, enactments and a local “order” in the Suffolk Coastal District which impose requirements on dog owners. These include: controls under the Dogs (fouling of land) Act … Continue reading Local Regulations on Dogs – Have Your Say

Have Your Say On Suffolk Coastal Plan

Strong views on where building should take place in the district? Suffolk Coastal residents are being asked for their comments on a draft plan, which will shape where residential and commercial development could be located during the next 20 years. Beginning on Friday 18 August, a 10-week consultation by SCDC is welcoming comments from residents on the draft Local Plan for Suffolk Coastal which, when finalised, will … Continue reading Have Your Say On Suffolk Coastal Plan

New Photo Competition Launches In East Suffolk

Do you live or work in Suffolk? Are you keen on photography? Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils have been working in partnership since 2008 and are working to create a new, single ‘super district’ council for east Suffolk. To reflect this, they want to celebrate east Suffolk as a great place to live, work and visit with the new East Suffolk Photo Competition. The … Continue reading New Photo Competition Launches In East Suffolk

Businesses Urged To Have Their Say On Rates Relief

Do you run a small business in East Suffolk? Are you concerned about the rise in business rates? Did you know that there is help available? Suffolk Coastal District Council is calling upon the business community to have their say on a local business rates discretionary rates relief scheme which is designed to help businesses hardest hit by the business rates revaluation earlier this year. … Continue reading Businesses Urged To Have Their Say On Rates Relief

SCDC Caves In To Trinity College On Affordable Homes Quota

Trinity College – biggest and wealthiest landowner in this part of the world – has once again lobbied the planners at SCDC to reduce its affordable housing quota on its Walton Green project – and this time the council seem to have caved in and are now recommending a reduction to 24% in its report to the planning committee which meets on 17th August. There … Continue reading SCDC Caves In To Trinity College On Affordable Homes Quota

SCDC Want Your Views On Adult Learning Provision

Are you looking to improve your education with Adult Leaning Classes? Can you find what your looking for in your area?  Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils are undertaking a project to find out how adult learning can be improved in east Suffolk. Led by their Economic Development Intern, Christopher Elmer who was recruited through Suffolk’s Rising High Internship programme, the work will be used to … Continue reading SCDC Want Your Views On Adult Learning Provision

What’s On Stage In Felixstowe – August 2017

August has been traditionally a rather quite month but this year an exciting new Arts Fest opens – and there are lots of other entertainment to keep your summer days and evenings going with a buzz Every Wednesday Music in Felixstowe present the Young Musicians’ Series at 12noon in St. Andrew’s Church, St. Andrew’s Road 2nd : Isabella Pincombe (oboe), accompanied by Harrison Cole. 9th … Continue reading What’s On Stage In Felixstowe – August 2017

Exciting New Arts Venue For Felixstowe Peninsula Set To Launch

A group of creative practitioners are on the verge of opening a new arts centre for Felixstowe – and the launch is to take place during an inaugural arts fest weekend that could be the start of an arts extravaganza for the area. Felixstowe Creative Arts Trust (F-CAT) was formed a year ago with the express purpose of opening a much needed dedicated arts centre … Continue reading Exciting New Arts Venue For Felixstowe Peninsula Set To Launch