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Market Treasures

With three fab uniquely Woodbridge markets in prospect, and two being hosted this Saturday, things really do feel as though they’re returning to normal. This weekend sees Deben Event’s Vintage Market back at Whisstocks Place on Saturday 3rd July.  Right on the river,...

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What’s On

Check out our round-up of places to go and things to do.

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July 2021

Suffolk Stories

There’s something about this part of Suffolk that attracts the interesting and the remarkable.  Here’s some of their inspiring stories, passions and more…

Wednesday’s Child

Against a backdrop of dramatically increased eating disorder referral rates across the UK during lockdown, Suffolk-based organisation Wednesday’s Child has been at the frontline of supporting families, schools and employers throughout the county.  Founder, Debbie...

Dog Owner Etiquette

Local dog trainer Steve Andrews offers some great top tips on dog etiquette when out and about. With the dog population at an all-time high here in Suffolk it’s never been more important to look at some good old-fashioned respect and etiquette - but it’s not the dog...

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...

Puppy Pointers

Woodbridge-based dog training expert Steve Andrews says: “In the chaos of the last year, there’s been a massive increase in demand for puppies and sadly in many cases it hasn’t worked out for the best as owners have been ill-prepared when it comes to understanding the...

Love Local

Keeping it local is still as important as ever. Check out these great shops and services available in town and close by.

Art & More

With a thriving art community on our doorstep, here’s the come together space to learn about local artists, exhibitions, creatives and all…

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...

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About ThePlace2Be

Combining her love of Woodbridge (home for the last 12 years), and experience as a magazine editor and PR specialist, Lyn Peters’ lightbulb moment for theplace2be came during the Covid lockdown.

“With more and more people happily embracing the internet to stay in touch with family and friends, it struck me that it’s the perfect time to take on a new digital venture and create an affordable online space that is enjoyed by all.”

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