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    The Ghost Ship is being reborn.

    Woodbridge is known as the gem in Suffolk’s crown. However, there are many jewels around the town. 2020 sees exciting things happening there. A film called “The Dig” with Ralph Fiennes as Basil Brown and Carey Mulligan as Mrs Pretty, due to be released this year is based on the discovery of the royal ship […]


    Ariel, one of Woodbridge Boatyard’s resident Deben Cherubs, has been shortlisted for Classic Boat Magazine’s “Restoration of the year” award. The winner will be decided by public vote. If you could spare a few moments to vote for Ariel it would mean a great deal. VOTE FOR ARIEL HERE Built in 1939 for Mr A.Gibbons, […]

    Wonderful Windows and Trees WOW Woodbridge

    In the run up to Christmas, Woodbridge is stunning. The Window displays alone are worth a visit, thanks to the Competition to win the coveted Best in Town. Christmas Elves seem to have worked through many nights with extraordinary creativity. The competition was expertly run, as it has been since its inception 19 years ago, […]


    On 30th December Woodbridge Tide Mill Museum is hosting a ‘Christmas Craft Morning’ between 10am and 12pm for children aged 3-10. Participants are encouraged to bring their used wrapping paper to transform into works of art. Normal admission fees apply though, once inside, all activities are free.  Children must be supervised by an adult. Hot […]


    Staff at a care home in Woodbridge has received a “good” rating following a Care Quality Commission (CQC) check-up. Woodbridge Lodge Care Home, which is run by Kingsley Healthcare, received good ratings in three areas of the report including its effectiveness, caring and responsive qualities. And the inspectors found the service, in Burkitt Road, to […]

    The 2019 G&K Estates Christmas Window Competition results

    The G&K Estates Woodbridge Christmas Window competition is now in its 19th year!   We are proud to announce that this years’s category winners are: Small Window – Robert Douglas Hair Workshop  Medium Window and Overall winner – The Happiness Store Large Window – The Woodbridge Kitchen Company Non-Retail Window – East Coast Diner   Thanks […]

    Woodbridge exhibition of local paintings

    The Artspace Gallery in Woodbridge’s Thoroughfare will be graced in January by an exhibition of paintings by noted local artist John Roberts. His works have taken in the grandeur of great cities such as Budapest, Vienna and Prague, and his paintings are in the hands of collectors around the world. But he always comes back […]

    Maritime Film Festival at The Longshed

    Arthur C Clarke once said: “How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is clearly Ocean.” He had a point. 71% of the earth’s surface is covered with water and this may help explain our fascination with the sea and all things maritime. On the East Coast we are acutely aware of this. The marine industry accounts […]

    Multi award winning Woodbridge gastropub receives UK top accolade

       Unruly Pig is named as a UK Top 50 Gastropub. Owner is ‘ humbled “ and ‘hugely proud “   There was huge celebration and clinking of champagne glasses at The Unruly Pig  In Woodbridge ( yesterday / earlier this week) as they heard the news that they are officially an Estrella Damm UK […]

    Fanny & Frank Woodbridge

    Lighting up Woodbridge for Christmas

    A plantation of 135 sparkling trees sprung up last weekend across Woodbridge. This was organised by Clare Perkins as a Director of Choose Woodbridge. Local businesses were the backbone of a slick operation. Notcutts Garden Centre supplied the trees the quality of which has already been widely praised. Clare’s excellent team was led by of […]