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Last Round Pound finale…

The Grand Finale of #lastroundpoundforpoverty was held recently in the Shire Hall, Woodbridge. It was supported by The Mayor and Choose Woodbridge and was kindly Sponsored by Barretts. Supporters of the enterprise  brought their jam jars full of Last Round Pounds from all round Woodbridge. They listened to a stirring talk by Alice Gautrea an MSF […]

Exciting news from the Choose Woodbridge directors…

PROMINENT ARE SET TO HELP TO SING YOUR PRAISES! We are absolutely delighted to announce that we have taken on an award-winning PR firm to help bolster the impact of Choose Woodbridge. Prominent?was recently named the Outstanding Public Relations Agency for the region at this year’s CIPR PRide awards. Our account will be managed by […]

Lead thieves are operating in Woodbridge…

There’s been another attempt at roofing lead theft recently – businesses on Theatre Street, Market Hill (including St Mary’s Church) and now the Thoroughfare have all had lead stripped from their roofs recently. Please keep an eye on both your own property and that of your neighbours – if you see anything suspicious call Suffolk […]

Woodbridge Rotary Club & “The Pink Lady” raise £650 for MSF

  On 26th August, Woodbridge Rotary Club and “The Pink Lady” ran a joint event in Woodbridge with Mandy Hearle (the pink lady) which  raised money for MSF (Medicins Sans Frontieres/Doctors without borders). People were invited to build a sculpture in the shape of the Rotary logo using old round pounds. £550 in “old” pounds […]

Woodbridge Rotary Club – Why not get involved?

The Woodbridge Rotary Club meet at “The Bull Inn” in Woodbridge most Friday lunchtimes with a visit elsewhere one Thursday evening per month. We are a group of people who enjoy fellowship whilst fundraising and supporting the local community (and abroad) where and when we can. This year we have supported “The Blood Runners” (SERV), Macmillan […]

Updates from New Horizons

New Horizons New Horizons, the club for older people in the area, has had another great month with entertainment and outings.  One of our favourite musical groups, the duo Past Times performed for us recently.  The tunes from the 50s and 60s had everyone out of their chairs and dancing enthusiastically. We also had another […]

Small Business Grants available…

SmallBusiness.co.uk, are pleased to announce the launch of Small Business Grants, our new, free-to-enter competition awarding a £5,000 grant to a leading small business every month… http://smallbusiness.co.uk/small-business-grants-2539183/

Dress (your window) to impress!

With just over a month until the Tour of Britain arrives in Suffolk Coastal, East Suffolk Council are launching a window dressing competition to find the best dressed community and individual business! They are inviting shop owners and businesses to decorate their windows and communities, taking inspiration from the Tour to welcome the race coming through the […]

Parkside Shops – Launching on 8th July

A collective of 21 shops on the Thoroughfare have joined together to promote their shopping area under the banner of “Parkside Shops” These independent businesses are located between Boots & The Rd Lion pub, at the Elmhurst Park end of the main shopping street of Woodbridge, hence the chosen title of ‘Parkside Shops’ The initial […]

Woodbridge elects a new mayor…

At the AGM of Woodbridge Town Council on Tuesday 9th May 2017, Councillor Clare Perkins was elected Mayor of Woodbridge for the Civic Year 2017-18. Clare has lived in Suffolk for over 30 years and now proudly calls the beautiful town of Woodbridge her home. Clare attended the London College of Fashion and Clothing Technology […]