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    The 2018 G&K Estates Christmas Window Competition – results

    The G&K Estates Woodbridge Christmas Window competition is now in its 18th year! This year’s theme was ‘Traditional Christmas’ – thanks to Scott Matheson-Barr & Lorna for doing this for Woodbridge. This years’s category winners are: Small Window – Robert Douglas Hair Workshop Medium Window – Vintage 49 Large Window – Woodbridge Kitchen Company Non-Retail […]

    Sparkling Shopping Spectacular Set For Woodbridge

    Many Woodbridge shops are set to open late to help people locate the perfect gift for their loved ones this Christmas. Gift shops selling homeware, jewellery and luxury clothing are set to dazzle at a late-night shopping event to be held on Thursday 29th November. James Lightfoot, chairman of the business and tourism consortium Choose Woodbridge, […]

    Wonderful Woodbridge deals for Black Friday…

    Woodbridge retailers have put together a great array of deals, offers and discounts across the town – shop local, not online this Black Friday, please! Here’s a snapshot of what you can expect

    Woodbridge is a winner!

    Woodbridge’s high street has been highly commended as one of the best high streets in the whole of the UK. The Thoroughfare won second place for Champion High Street in England at the Great British High Street awards. At a glittering ceremony at Lancaster House in London today, representatives from Choose Woodbridge were presented with […]

    Bumper Christmas Fair set to wow Woodbridge

    A Christmas street fair is celebrating its 20th year by extending to include the whole town. Woodbridge, which was recently shortlisted in the national Great British High Street Awards for Champion High Street in the UK, is marking a successful year by bringing together traders for a bumper festive shopping day. The event will incorporate […]

    Cruise Ready – a rising star

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Rising Star Award   A high street travel agency in Woodbridge has been shortlisted as one of the UK Cruise Industry’s Rising Stars. Cruise Ready has been selected as part of a power-list of the nation’s best agents by industry experts and CLIA and are seen as an innovation within […]

    Suffolk and Proud!

    I am proud to be a “Suffolk Boy” and Chairman of an organisation that submitted an application resulting in the Woodbridge Thoroughfare being in the final of the Champion High Street in the UK competition. It is the only town in East Anglia in the Final. The display we put on when the judges visited […]

    Woodbridge schoolgirl makes her pocket money grow for charity

    A 10-year-old schoolgirl whose father suffered a massive heart attack behind the wheel of his car has turned her £10 pocket money into £500 for the air ambulance service that saved his life. Abigail Clack emptied her piggy bank and spent her savings on little toys and sweets for a lucky dip she ran from […]

    Couple recreate wedding day 25 years after they were hitched

    A couple who married at a Woodbridge hotel have returned 25 years later to relive every element of their special day. Alan and Sara Lankester were one of the first couples to tie the knot at Ufford Park Hotel, Golf and Spa after it opened in 1993. And to mark their silver wedding anniversary, the […]

    Stanley’s War – A new film, as a 100th anniversary commemoration of the 1918 Armistice

    A major drama-documentary film based on true stories of Suffolk’s First World War made by Director Tim Curtis as part of the 100th anniversary commemoration of the 1918 Armistice promoted by community group peninsula2018.org Stanley’s War receives its world premier at a gala reception and screening at the Riverside Theatre in Woodbridge on 4th November […]