Wonderful birds to spot in Woodbridge

Wonderful birds to spot in Woodbridge

Woodbridge is uniquely placed to showcase a variety of birds – and you can find them all just a few minutes’ walk away from The Thoroughfare, says Paul Hetherington, Leader of the RSPB Woodbridge Local Group. The riverside walk alongside the River Deben is the ideal...
Buy to let – still a beneficial investment?

Buy to let – still a beneficial investment?

Weighing up the pros and cons of buy to let investments has left some investors asking “is my buy to let still suitable?” and “what are the alternatives available?” There is no right or wrong answer, and the suitability of a buy to let investment will be dependent on...
Chef’s Cuisine – Maria Elia

Chef’s Cuisine – Maria Elia

Born and raised in London within her family’s Greek-Cypriot restaurant, Maria is a classically-trained chef who has been passionate about food since day dot. Her career as a chef, supper club host, and restaurant consultant has been varied and vibrant, taking her...
Archway Carpets stays top of the pile

Archway Carpets stays top of the pile

At Archway Carpets it’s business as usual, but with a few differences. Director, Darrell Smith, explains: “With people spending more time at home during lockdown and taking on home improvements, we’ve been kept busy fulfilling orders and fitting carpets. But our...
A celebration of place – Woodbridge

A celebration of place – Woodbridge

Spirit of Place brings together seven afternoon soirees in the Longshed on the waterfront in Woodbridge. Organiser, Jan Pulsford says: “This festival is a celebration of everything that is special about Woodbridge.  Bringing together artists, friends and others with a...
Silver Linings

Silver Linings

A maker at heart, Martlesham-based Mark Kendall tells all about setting us his own jewellery business How did you get interested in jewellery making and where did you train? I’ve always been a ‘maker’ at heart.  When I started with at BT in 1976 the job was very...
Covid kick-started my business

Covid kick-started my business

Whilst the last year has been unsettling times for many small businesses, it has also inspired others to branch out and launch their own company. Charlotte Sampson decided to do just and launched her own hairdressing business in October last year. Based in Melton and...
Woodbridge Home & Away Challenge

Woodbridge Home & Away Challenge

Woodbridge School and Woodbridge Rugby Club team up for new ‘Woodbridge Home & Away Challenge’ Woodbridge School and Woodbridge Rugby Club have teamed up to launch the new ‘Woodbridge Home & Away Challenge’, which is taking place from 8th February to 7th...
Gallery Walls Galore

Gallery Walls Galore

With lockdown providing the perfect opportunity to take on a home improvement project or a spot of DIY, Pippa Murphy shares her top tips on making a gallery wall centre stage. Key with the gallery walls is not to over think it. With the advent of Samsung’s Frame TV...
Hailing all frequencies!

Hailing all frequencies!

Mothership blasts off on a voyage exploring brave new virtual music worlds Woodbridge’s third Beowulf Festival sadly had to postpone in 2020 but the co-producers kept on supporting the community in different ways. Clare Perkins set up making masks whilst Jan Pulsford...

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