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    We are absolutely delighted to announce that we have launched a new campaign set to support Woodbridge “to come alive” post-lockdown. The shopping streets, usually filled with tourists and locals exploring its beautiful independent stores, has been deserted since the coronavirus pandemic shut almost all the shops in March. But Choose Woodbridge has today launched […]

    Woodbridge Emporium wows the nationals

    The gorgeous Woodbridge Emporium has had two national shoutouts this week – from The Telegraph newspaper and Good Housekeeping Magazine. With the country living under lockdown restrictions, Good Housekeeping were keen to support small bookshops sellers facing the huge challenge of operating during the coronavirus pandemic. They said: “From Edinburgh to Brighton, there are small, […]

    The masked lady who has swapped wedding dresses for scrubs

    A Woodbridge business that has adapted to the current situation is Silk Rose. Clare Perkins used to design and make wedding dresses. Now she is making scrubs to NHS requirements. The first sets have been delivered to the town’s Framfield House Medical Centre and Clare has now moved on to making 30 sets for the […]

    Coronavirus support for Woodbridge based businesses

    In these unprecedented times, Choose Woodbridge is here for our members and residents, offering support and guidance to help you access the services you need. That is why we have set up our dedicated Coronavirus support page, where you can find everything you need in one place. Whether you need to access financial support for […]

    Woodbridge gift shop among the best in the region

    We are thrilled to announce that Amore, on the Thoroughfare, is one of just six gift shops shortlisted for the title of Independent Gift Retailer of the Year in East Anglia. Peter Whiteman, owner of Amore and sister company Dzo Dzo, said: “As a small, independent retailer, being recognised by such prestigious awards in our […]

    Ufford Park finalists in three categories at local tourism awards

    We are delighted to announce that Choose Woodbridge member Ufford Park Hotel, Golf and Spa reached the finals in the Norfolk and Suffolk Tourism Awards 2020. They were shortlisted in three award categories: Hotel of the Year, Staff Training and Customer Care. The Norfolk and Suffolk Tourism Awards take place every year and the location […]

    The Crwon, Ufford Crown, Woodbridge


    We are thrilled to announce that two Choose Woodbridge member pubs are among the best in the country for lunch. The Ufford Crown in Ufford  and The Crown in the Woodbridge  Thoroughfare have just  been named by The Times in its list of “The Best 30 pubs for lunch in Britain” written by food writer […]


    A Woodbridge shop is planning to take the “reduce, reuse, recycle” mantra to the next level by creating a shopping experience that embraces the old alongside the new. The Attic and Wardrobe is set to open in the Thoroughfare in two weeks’ time on the former site of clothing boutique Ninni Noo. But alongside a […]

    Woodbridge travel agent set to win hat trick of awards

    We are thrilled to announce that Woodbridge travel agency Deben Travel has been cherrypicked by a panel of judges to be named one of the best in the country. The business, on the Thoroughfare, was named a finalist in the Travel Trade Gazette Top 50 Travel Agencies in the UK – one of 95 agencies […]

    Woodbridge 10K Road Races Set For 39th Year

    The 39th annual Woodbridge Round-the-Town Charity races will be held on Sunday 17th May 2020 at noon. The races, which follow an undulating course through the streets of Woodbridge, include a 10K race for seniors and a 1.5K race for juniors. Every year, the races raise thousands of pounds for charity, with a record-breaking £12,000 […]