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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, […]

Soldier receives important award which dates back to 16th century

Warrant Officer Class 1 Andrew Bannister from Woodbridge, Suffolk has been awarded the Royal Logistic Corps (RLC) Conductor’s Parchment in a ceremony at Deepcut. The Conductor’s Parchment is awarded to the most senior soldier in the Corps and has a long and honourable history within the Armed Forces, dating back as far as the sixteenth […]

Michael Palin set to come to Woodbridge

Monty Python star Michael Palin is set to launch a film festival on the subject of food and drink in Woodbridge. The British comedian, actor, writer and television presenter will be a guest star at the Riverside Restaurant on Thursday, August 2. The Riverside has prepared special three-course meal inspired by the screening of A […]

New cruise store opens in Woodbridge

A new travel agency that specialises in ocean and river cruises has opened at 2 New Street, Woodbridge. Cruise Ready opened its doors on the 11th June and is seen as an innovation within the travel industry as a store that solely focuses on the growing popularity of cruising. Owner Lee Hunt, who also runs […]

Unearth the secrets of Woodbridge this Suffolk Day

Suffolk Day is on the horizon (21st of June) – celebrating everything that is exceptional about our beautiful county. Here James Lightfoot, chairman of Choose Woodbridge, explores some of the historical secrets that make Woodbridge particularly special. Fabulous foods In medieval times bread was the main staple food of people both rich and poor. But […]