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 – January 2018

AND………We’re Back Happy 2018 – hope you made the most of the Christmas and New Year celebrations. Now January is traditionally a quiet month – but there are a few things on to help you get through the hard winter nights On Wednesday 3rd Music in Felixstowe present  The Von Bennett Family at 11.30am in The Orwell Hotel – A light-hearted selection of jazz, rock and … Continue reading What’s On Stage In Felixstowe – January 2018

Late Night Xmas Shopping In Felixstowe

If you haven’t got time in the day – or you just want a bit more Christmas atmosphere – Felixstowe shops are staying open a bit later on the next three Fridays coming up to the big day. And the ice rink will also be open again this year on Friday 22nd. On Fridays 8th, 15th and 22nd December, around 50 retailers from High Street … Continue reading Late Night Xmas Shopping In Felixstowe

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

Christmas At Landguard Fort

Tickets are now on sale for this year’s ‘Christmas at Landguard Fort’ event on Saturday 16th December from 12noon -7pm  – and since their Halloween event sold out pretty quickly – if you are interested in going it may be best to get your tickets as soon as possible. Once again, a timed ticket system is in operation for a visit to Father Christmas in … Continue reading Christmas At Landguard Fort

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

What’s On Stage In Felixstowe – November 2017

What’s On Stage In Felixstowe November 2017 So with the night drawing in – its time to look for a little entertainment to fill those dark evenings – and Felixstowe has plenty to offer. On Friday 3rd The Spa Pavilion presents Dirty Dusting by Ed Waugh and Trevor Wood at 7.30pm. After a sellout UK tour in 2016, Dirty Dusting returns to the stage in … Continue reading What’s On Stage In Felixstowe – November 2017

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