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Hadleigh artist’s legacy lives on through new biography

The father of a renowned artist, who discovered a flair for painting late in life, has been remembered in a new biography.

Sudbury, Suffolk. St Peter's Church Craft Fair in Sudbury.  Picture: MARK BULLIMORE PHOTOGRAPHY

St Peter’s of Sudbury wins £275,000 grant for regeneration project

St Peter’s in Sudbury has taken its first major step towards realising its ambitious regeneration project, after receiving £275,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

Sandy Miles - BLWIT

Culture: From stage fright to limelight

After years in the wings Ryan Wilson-Lane steps into the spotlight for Bury St Edmunds Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society’s upcoming production The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. He tells us why he’s glad he made that leap of faith

Circus Petite had its last show in Sudbury on Sunday'''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

PICTURES: Travelling circus wows crowds in Sudbury

Fire performers, acrobats, clowns and uni-cyclists wowed the crowds during a series of dramatic performances in Sudbury.

The 11th Suffolk Classic Motorcycle Show, in aid of The Bridge Project social enterprise'''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

PICTURES: Classic Motorcycle Show in Sudbury pulls in crowds

More than 400 motorcyclists converged on Sudbury for the 11th annual Suffolk Classic Motorcycle Show on Sunday.

Long Melford, Suffolk. Pop-Up Antiques Auction at The Old School in Long Melford, organised by Drivers' Events. Pictured is Mick Driver with a Doctor Who poster. ' 'Picture: Mark Bullimore Photography

PICTURES: Bidders seek bargains at Long Melford antiques auction

Eager buyers looked to get their hands on an eclectic selection of antiques and collectable items at the weekend, as Long Melford hosted its second auction of the year.

The Blackadder Brewery Tap pub, East Street, Sudbury'Eddie Bone and musician Jonny Day who are in the forefront of events commemorating the Peasants Revolt of 1381 in which Simon of Sudbury was murdered.''Sudbury's Mauldons Brewery is also brewing a special ale to mark event.''L-R Eddie Bone'Jonny Day, musician'Steve Sims owner of Mauldon's Brewery'Michelle Ranson, artist'Jonny Hamblin, manager of the Brewery Tap'Picture Mark Westley

FEATURE: Songs and pub crawl to commemorate Sudbury’s links to Peasants’ Revolt

Most of us have heard of the Peasants’ Revolt ... the rebellion against crippling taxes that ended with horrific bloodshed on both sides.

Cornard and Chilton Horticultural Society Spring Show''Pictured: Sue Plumb with her award winning tulips'''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

PICTURES: Cornard Horticultural Society stages annual spring show

Gardening enthusiasts were awarded for their floral efforts in Great Cornard at the weekend.

Carnage at The Guildhall, Bury St Edmunds

Night of drama to showcase the new Guildhall in Bury St Edmunds

Theatregoers will get an exclusive glimpse at the refurbishment of one of Bury St Edmunds’ historic buildings next week.

Suffolk Philharmonic at The Apex

Culture: Breaking down barriers

It’s an orchestra with a social conscience. Founder and conductor Leslie Olive tells Debbie Rodman how the Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra is about so much more than music ahead of its concert as part of the Bury St Edmunds Festival 2018

Suffolk Open Studios

Culture: On the trail of art

Returning for its seventh year Suffolk Open Studios offers people the chance to see the county’s rich vein of artists at work – it’s time to get creative and plan your visit

Paddy & Scott

Culture: Coffee column - The perky history of coffee. . .

Legend has it that coffee was first discovered by an Ethiopian goat herder who noticed how energised his flock became when they ate coffee cherries. These cherries were passed on to the local monastery who developed a simple drink that’s medicinal properties ensured they remain alert for evening worship.

Students from St Gregory primary school  are awarded a hundreds pounds worth of books from Tesco supermarket.

Sudbury pupils dive into books after donation from supermarket

Youngsters from St Gregory Primary School in Sudbury are diving into a selection of new books thanks to a generous donation from Tesco.

Justin Sharp at Pea Porridge

No-shows can destroy you, says restaurateur

A Bury St Edmunds restaurateur has talked about the impact of ‘no-shows’ on his business.

Kersey, Suffolk. Bridges Farm open day to raise funds for Dig Deep - a charity which helps to provide sanitation and clean water to communities in Kenya. Pictured is Thomas Batchelor-Wylam.' 'Picture: Mark Bullimore Photography

PICTURES: Kersey farm hosts Easter open day to aid clean water charity

Visitors cuddled up to baby lambs and Easter chicks during a day out on a farm in Kersey at the weekend.

Carole Baker

Culture: Carole Baker explores spring cleaning for the environment

It’s that time of year when we get an urge to spring clean our homes to make way for the new, but did you know the ingredients found in many conventional cleaning products mean our homes may look clean but may not be at all healthy for us?

Nicola Miller's prune recipe

Culture: Food with Nicola Miller - Prunes and their bad reputation

Don’t let the memory of school dinners stop you from enjoying fabulous prunes, says food writer Nicola Miller
Ben's, Bury

Culture: A night to remember at Ben’s in Bury St Edmunds

I can’t remember a time when I’ve enjoyed an evening so much – great food, attentive service and a wonderfully relaxed atmosphere.
Diarmuid Gavin

Culture: How TV's Diarmuid Gavin is cultivating success

Dubbed ‘the Damien Hirst of horticulture’ for his boundary-pushing garden designs, TV’s Diarmuid Gavin is the face of this year’s Ely Flower Festival. He talks childhood, Chelsea and unexpected stardom with Alice Ryan
CLARE: �1.5m grant'Clare Castle Country Park has been awarded a �1.5 million grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, which will finance a wide range of projects.'Clare Castle Country Park trustees Derek Blake, Gregory Bray chairman, Richard Smith vice chairman'''Picture Mark Westley

Big plans for Clare Castle Country Park after £1.5m grant approved

Clare Castle Country Park is celebrating the acquisition of £1.5 million in grant funding, stating it has big plans for boosting the town’s tourism and shedding new light on its ancient history.

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