The Resilience Continuum

The Resilience Continuum

Resilience is a word that has been overused during the past 13 months, way back in December I shared with you some of the definitions that I have come across: The ability to bounce back after a negative experience The ability to overcome adversity Thriving everyday of...
Welcome to The Boathouse

Welcome to The Boathouse

Overlooking the Deben at Whisstocks, the Boathouse Kitchen & Bar has the best location in town. “And” says owner Emma Cole, “it’s so great to finally be welcoming people to come and see what we’re all about.” Having launched in November, Emma and her team were...
ISAs explained

ISAs explained

There are a number of different ISAs out in the market place, so how do you decide which is the right one for you? An ISA or Individual Savings Account is a tax efficient investment or savings account. Every adult has an ISA allowance which in April 2021 of £20,000...
Poetry book to raise funds to light up the Tide Mill

Poetry book to raise funds to light up the Tide Mill

Clare Perkins explains all about publishing her first book – The Ghostly Boat –  and her passion to light up the Tide Mill This is the first book I’ve written, and it has been published so that I can raise money to project a Son et Lumiere onto the iconic Tide...
Pride & Prejudice in the open air

Pride & Prejudice in the open air

With restrictions lifting, it’s time to start filling up the diary and what better way than to spend an August evening at the Mansion Lawn in Christchurch Park, Ipswich in the company of experimental and vibrant theatre group, the Pantaloons. Brining their own unique...
Get Drumming at Wooden Roots

Get Drumming at Wooden Roots

GREAT NEWS!! On April 12th as lockdown eased slightly it meant that Wooden Roots was allowed to re-open to the general public. What is Wooden Roots? We are first and foremost a drum shop selling West African drums and related percussion.  We build, source, repair and...
Tide Mill seeks volunteers

Tide Mill seeks volunteers

For over 50 years the Woodbridge Tide Mill Charity has benefited from the efforts of a large number of volunteers who have helped to restore, run and develop the historic Grade I mill next to the River Deben in Woodbridge. As the Mill looks to reopen on 17th May it is...
Artspace welcomes back artists and art lovers

Artspace welcomes back artists and art lovers

Artspace owner, Claire Fried, is delighted to be open and welcome artists and art lovers back to her beautiful gallery. The gallery opened its doors to the public on 12th April as did most of the shops in the Thoroughfare. It felt so good to hear chatting and laughter...
“Makes you proud to live in Woodbridge”

“Makes you proud to live in Woodbridge”

Over the last few months Transition Woodbridge has been busy around town.  This week we share news of two the organisation’s latest initiatives. Westholme Close Transition Woodbridge teamed up with the Woodbridge Fifth Beaver Scouts, to plant two fruit trees on...
Beach of Dreams

Beach of Dreams

One positive that has emerged from the last year is an appreciation of the beautiful space we live in.  Beach of Dreams is all about celebrating the hidden gems of our East Coast.  An epic journey to discover the hidden gems of the East Coast of England, Beach of...
Choral Scholarship at Queens’ College, Cambridge

Choral Scholarship at Queens’ College, Cambridge

Woodbridge School’s Nathaniel, currently in Year 13, has been awarded a choral scholarship at Queens’ College, Cambridge – one of only a handful students this year to have done so. Nathaniel, from Kesgrave, will be starting at Queens’ College in September 2021, to...
You couldn’t make it up!

You couldn’t make it up!

Jane Palmer, owner of the Oyster Inn at Butley exemplifies the saying – if you want something done, give it to a busy person.  Having bought the pub early last year and with its official opening planned for 18th March 2020, it’s fair to say her first year in business...

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