Happiness comes in a cone

Happiness comes in a cone

Always keen to share a great entrepreneurial success story, this week we catch up with Mariyana Mallett of Stefan’s Soft Scoop – the fab new ice cream parlour down by the Tide Mill How did you get involved in the ice cream business and when? Our current business,...
To smile or not to smile?

To smile or not to smile?

Photographer Cherry Beesley believes corporate headshots are key in business, so what does your headshot say about you? Having an image that portrays us in a professional manner reflects elements of our professional persona. We want to be taken seriously, but do we...
A feast of great art

A feast of great art

For those with an appetite for great art, Art for Cure is hosting its latest exhibition – Feast – from 25th– 28th September 2021 at Ballroom Arts, Aldeburgh’s newest exhibition space. With the exhibition’s theme of food, and its opening coinciding with the 2021...
Art Station’s launch exhibition run extended

Art Station’s launch exhibition run extended

HERE is the launch exhibition of The Art Station’s new creative and cultural space in the former post office building in Saxmundham. Positive interest in the exhibition has seen its extension until 15th August and it is open on Saturday’s and Sundays from 12-5pm (free...
Have you taken a fab photo of the Tide Mill?

Have you taken a fab photo of the Tide Mill?

If you’re a budding photographer with a passion for taking shots of our iconic Tide Mill, why not enter the Woodbridge Tide Mill Photo Competition 2021? Open to amateur photographers and with a theme of: “Woodbridge Tide Mill on the Deben” entries close at noon on...
Deben Summer Festival

Deben Summer Festival

With August just around the corner, we caught up with Moray MacPhail of the River Deben Association to find out more about the inaugural Deben Summer Festival 2021, running from 7th – 15th August. A first for this year, the idea behind this new festival is for people...
Women’s Tour Champion to be crowned in Suffolk

Women’s Tour Champion to be crowned in Suffolk

Full stage routes for this year’s Women’s Tour were released yesterday (21st July) revealing a cycle race that looks set to go down to the wire. With the six-day event running from Monday 4th October – Saturday 9th October, this year’s Women’s Tour champion will be...
Being Aware of Inflation

Being Aware of Inflation

George Hinds of Beckett Financial Services shares his insights on inflation and why all of a sudden there’s lots more noise around the subject. As COVID-19 restrictions have now finally lifted, and we as consumers have been able to get out and spend some of the...
Eat well and love local

Eat well and love local

Across the Woodbridge area leaflets have been coming through letterboxes promoting awareness of Transition Woodbridge’s latest initiative – Local Food Project 2021. The aim of the project is to promote food and drink produced within a distance of about 21 miles from...
Maverick Moments

Maverick Moments

With lockdown let up just around the corner, a bumper weekend of great music and good vibes awaits at the fourteenth Maverick Festival, hosted from 3rd – 5th September. Now the country’s leading American event the festival, Maverick which has been going since 2008,...
Shifting Perspectives

Shifting Perspectives

This week Holly Keenan caught up with the owner and manager of Vida Haus, Bilyana (known as Billy) Dawson.  Any new plant -based cafe naturally piques my interest. Add to that a zero-waste shop and some vinyasa yoga classes and I’m hooked! Billy (pictured below...
Good news for tip-goers

Good news for tip-goers

Here at theplacetobe we like to be helpful and bring practical news when we can. This week Suffolk County Council shared its plans for working towards full capacity of its recycling centres. With restrictions easing next Monday (19th July) here’s the new rules: Phase...

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