Sun, sea, sand and Suffolk!

Sun, sea, sand and Suffolk!

Have you booked your staycation yet? If not, then you’d better hurry up! The holiday let market here in Suffolk, as well as the rest of the UK, has exploded between lockdowns, and as we come out of these last few long months (April 12th is the day), the rest of the...
Bloom Blossomed!

Bloom Blossomed!

Founder of Art For Cure Belinda Gray and team are thrilled to be donating £70,000 to the Blossom Appeal helping the final fundraising for this state-of-the-art new breast cancer centre at Ipswich Hospital now on course to be built and open in 2022. Belinda says “Bloom...
Suffolk primary schools’ competition launches

Suffolk primary schools’ competition launches

Family support charity Home-Start in Suffolk launches an exciting competition for Suffolk primary schools Local family support charity, Home-Start in Suffolk is inviting Suffolk primary schools to join in its new activity’s fundraiser, which, alongside Suffolk author...
Heading Back to Normal?

Heading Back to Normal?

George Hinds of Beckett Financial Services looks back at the lessons we’ve learned over the last year. We are slowly beginning to see a return to something that at least vaguely resembles ‘normal’ after more of the population receive their vaccination, and...
Woodbridge Pride

Woodbridge Pride

Councillor John Jewers of Woodbridge Town Council provides the latest update on plans to resurrect Woodbridge Pride for 2021.  Woodbridge Pride will again welcome the public this summer as a part of a series of celebrations, provided by Woodbridge Town Council. A...
A passion for baking

A passion for baking

Zsofia Molnar lives in the heart of Woodbridge and makes some of the most delicious cakes in town. She has also kindly agreed to share some of her recipes with us here at theplace2be. So, rather than the traditional Simnel cake this Easter, why not try her stunning...
Get involved at The Riverside

Get involved at The Riverside

The Riverside Young Film Programmers Group is a new initiative for 16–30-year-olds being run by The Riverside cinema in Woodbridge, which will commence when the cinema re-opens in May. The group will meet once a month at The Riverside to discuss running screenings and...
Biodiversity havens

Biodiversity havens

Following the success of a trial last year, council-owned cemeteries across East Suffolk will now be managed in a new way, ensuring the needs of both communities and wildlife are catered for. A new policy, approved by East Suffolk Council’s Cabinet last month, will be...
Volunteers needed at the Longshed

Volunteers needed at the Longshed

Following a year-long halt on construction due to the pandemic, Philip Leech, director of the charity, Sutton Hoo Ship’s Company, shares news that it’s all systems go with the reconstruction of Sutton Hoo’s famous Anglo-Saxon ship, which was buried in the seventh...
Deben Community Farm

Deben Community Farm

Set in the heart of Melton lies a three-acre farm.  The Deben Community Farm was set up by three years ago by the three directors of the Pitstop Out of School Club Community Interest Company, a not-for-profit organisation providing a pre-school, after school club and...
Making a difference

Making a difference

Home-Start in Suffolk has been dedicated to supporting Suffolk families struggling to cope with mental health, social isolation, poverty, illness, bereavement, family breakdowns and domestic abuse since 1999.  Tara Spence, Home-Start in Suffolk’s CEO explains more...
Chef’s Cuisine – Dylan Stacey

Chef’s Cuisine – Dylan Stacey

If you’re thinking of making a statement cake as a treat for Mother’s Day – this is the cake for you. This recipe has kindly been contributed by Dylan Stacey – my daughter’s boyfriend – a chef living and working in Barcelona.  Having spent the last 17 years working as...

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