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Poppy Stone - Sea Scouts

Woodbridge Sea Scouts remember the fallen with Poppy Stones

A Suffolk Scout group has come up with a novel way of marking Remembrance Day. Members of 5th Woodbridge Sea Scouts would normally turn out in force for the Remembrance Day parade, but because of COVID they can’t this year. Instead Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers have been busy painting poppies on stones which will […]

Holiday To Help Out at Deben Travel and Cruise Ready

Holiday To Help Out  Consumers urged to not “just dream, book” a trip with their travel agent using a raft of discounts designed to breath life into a stagnant sector hit by Covid-19.  Wanderlusters across the country are being urged to turn their armchair dreaming into reality by taking advantage of a host of discounts […]

East Suffolk Council

Digital First Aid by East Suffolk Smart Towns

What is Digital First Aid? East Suffolk Smart Towns wants to offer businesses some immediate support with digital choices and interventions. They have teamed up with the experts at Business Growth Coaching Network to offer a support package to businesses which will include an online diagnostics report, followed by up to an hour’s 1-to-1 coaching […]

Mark Willis outside Webb Brothers

Woodbridge Family Businesses

You know Woodbridge is an attractive place to shop and has a wonderful variety of independent stores. However, you may not realise that  many are  family businesses. Several have been in the same family for three generations.  Within the three featured in this article you can find fresh fish and your favourite cakes   and range […]

Woodbridge-based care company creating dozens of new jobs

Woodbridge-based care provider Sarah’s Carers is looking to recruit dozens of new carers to help meet “skyrocketing” demand for its live-in care services. The family-run business, which offers 24/7 live-in care in addition to daily care services, is launching a major recruitment campaign to recruit 30 live-in carers in Suffolk in response to a 200% […]

Notcutts Restaurant

New restaurant finally opens to the public after coronavirus delays

A garden centre which refurbished its restaurant just before lockdown has finally opened the doors to the public. Notcutts Garden Centre in Woodbridge offers a modern and comfortable dining space with an outdoor seating area for alfresco dining. The renovations to the restaurant were made at the start of the year but the venue had […]

Woodbridge Magicians deflated by COVID launch new balloon business

A pair of Woodbridge magicians have pulled a rabbit out the hat by launching a brand new business after they lost all their work overnight. Party entertainers Steff Evans and Olly Graham had a full diary of events booked before the coronavirus pandemic wiped out their schedule, leaving them struggling to pay their mortgage and […]

Woodbridge Tide Mill scoops Traveller’s Choice Award!

The picturesque Woodbridge riverside is adored by locals and tourists alike. And now, one of the jewels on the River Deben’s crown, the Woodbridge Tide Mill, has been commended with an award thanks to its spellbound sightseers. Trusted attraction directory TripAdvisor has revealed that the Tide Mill is part of its exclusive ‘top 10%’ of […]

King's Head, Wild Strawberry Cafe and The Galley

The gourmet gems of Woodbridge – and why you should dine out on the doorstep

It has been more than 200 days since coronavirus hit the UK. We are now in a recession and our Woodbridge businesses need you more than ever. Up until now our #StayLocalChooseWoodbridge campaign has focused largely on encouraging people to shop in the independent stores in our beautiful town centre – injecting money into the […]

Woodbridge Dynasties

“I couldn’t believe what I had discovered,” said John Roberts as a young artist.  “Who would not wish to come to Woodbridge?” So he did and stayed. From his base in the Top Floor Studio John created paintings that  he hopes “will keep alive the special visual delights that are uniquely Woodbridge “ So if […]