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Monthly Archives: July 2018

Consultation: First Draft Local Plan

Following East Suffolk’s consultation on their Issues and Options Local Plan in 2017, the council are now sharing their First Draft Local Plan.   To view the First Draft Local Plan or to submit comments please visit the Council’s website: http://www.eastsuffolk.gov.uk/planning/local-plans/suffolk-coastal-local-plan/local-plan-review/ Copies of the documents are available for inspection in local libraries including Woodbridge library. […]

Explore Woodbridge with the town guide

The illustrations in the Woodbridge Town Guide visibly demonstrate what an attractive town Woodbridge is. These illustrations include a painting by Woodbridge artist, Michael Coulter. The painting, The River Deben at Woodbridge, pictured below, captures the excitement of feeding birds on the river walk, one of the many wonderful walks described in the guide. Michael’s […]

Shaken – or stirred – get cocktail making this Saturday

This Saturday between 11am and 2pm you can try some fantastic QUAI SUD cocktail mixes and bring forward your beach holiday at The Woodbridge Kitchen Company. Who wouldn’t want a Saturday Strawberry Daiquiri and Mojito, or perhaps Sex On The Beach or a Tequila Sunrise this summer? These great cocktail mixes help to make your party […]

Spectacular display garden celebrates Notcutts’ history in Woodbridge

A special ribbon cutting event has been held at Notcutts Garden Centre in Woodbridge to celebrate the opening of a new display garden, designed to inspire local gardeners with creative planting ideas. Caroline Notcutt, vice-chairman and great-granddaughter of Notcutts founder Roger Crompton Notcutt, officially opened the display garden and was joined by the Mayor of […]

Art meets photography on Woodbridge Riverside

The Woodbridge Camera Club is holding its annual exhibition in the newly completed Longshed on Tide Mill Way this summer. The display is part of the Woodbridge Riverside Regeneration Project and the group will be the first organisation to use the Riverside Trust’s mezzanine display area. The event – which includes photographs and pieces of fine […]

Woodbridge clinic established to provide earwax removal

Every year in the UK, approximately 2.3 million people experience problems with earwax and need to have it removed. With more and more GP surgeries reducing their wax removal services with long delays to get an appointment, one local hearing care company has joined forces with two local surgeries to try and help. The Hearing […]

Where to grab a beer in Woodbridge this summer!

We have just celebrated National Beer Day in the UK. Here we explore some of the best places in Woodbridge to grab a pint this summer. For thousands of years grain-fermented liquids have been a staple part of life on our island – which explains why National Beer Day is something we like to celebrate. […]

Shoe shop wins World Cup trophy

A shoe shop has kicked the competition to the kerb after scooping the trophy for the best Woodbridge World Cup window display. John Ives Footwear went to town with the bunting and added a goal to its window display as part of the event held in association with the Woodbridge Regatta. A number of businesses […]

Old Jet draws in chart-toppers

The Old Jet – a disused American airforce base in Rendlesham – has long been a flourishing hub packed with talent. But now the venue, which boasts offices, studios, creative workspace and the Hush House, a 5,000 square foot soundproof hangar, is attracting some seriously big stars. They include the likes of Adele, Mumford & Sons, […]