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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 […]

Ufford Park wins Quality in Tourism Silver accreditation

Ufford Park is delighted to announce that is has been awarded the Quality in Tourism Silver 3-Star accreditation.  Following an assessment over the summer, Ufford Park was presented with its award in a ceremony that took place on 20 September 2018 at Ufford Park Woodbridge. The award which acknowledges quality in the hospitality, tourism and […]

Your town needs you!

Woodbridge businesses have urged Suffolk to back the town in a bid to win the title of Champion High Street. The public are being asked to vote for The Thoroughfare in Woodbridge after it was named as one of just 13 high streets in England to have been shortlisted in the Great British High Street […]

Woodbridge finalist in Great British High Street Awards

We have some incredibly exciting news to share with you! The Thoroughfare in Woodbridge is one of just 13 high streets in England to have been shortlisted in the Great British High Street Awards. It is now in the running for the coveted title of Champion High Street in the UK. The awards are run […]

A town for the generations

It doesn’t matter if you are a baby boomer or from Generation Z, Woodbridge makes a great destination for a day, a night or longer visit, offering a wide variety of attractions to satisfy the needs of all ages. For younger visitors who may be looking for some active fun to finish the holidays, the […]

Learn to lead with Choose Woodbridge toolbox talks

Woodbridge business experts are offering their free time to help grow the skills and talent of their community with a series of masterclasses. Members of Choose Woodbridge will host a series of toolbox talks to help the business community to boost customer numbers, encourage enterprise and increase profits. The first will be held on September […]

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. […]