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September 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…

Mayoral reflections

Mayor of Woodbridge, Councillor Sue Bale shares her reflections on International Women’s Day 2021 I’ve never forgotten a Punch cartoon I saw in the 80’s. It shows a board meeting made up of several men over a certain age and just one woman. The Chairman is saying:...

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...

Tide Mill Tales

Whilst visits to the Tide Mill are currently on hold, plenty has been going on behind the scenes as volunteer Simon Ballard explains. Like everyone Woodbridge Tide Mill has been challenged by the Pandemic. The Mill has used the time productively, reacting to...

Love Local

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

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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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