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Rotary Club of Woodbridge – Visit Father Christmas in his Notcutts Grotto

The Woodbridge Rotary club have secured the dates of the arrival of Father Christmas for 2015. Sunday 22nd November Father Christmas will arrive in style at Notcutts at 11:30am and be settled in his grotto until 4:00pm. He will then put in an appearance every Saturday and Sunday between 11:00am to 1:30pm and 1:45pm to 4:00pm. Father […]

UPDATE: Woodbridge flood defence wall repairs

Essential work is planned on the flood defences in your area, including repairs to the flood defence wall located along the Woodbridge water front. This is to maintain the level of defence provided by the wall. The work will take place on the floodwall along the Woodbridge waterfront, from Tide Mill Way to Deben Rowing […]

Woodbridge Carnival: Fireworks, Food, Family fun and a later start

The Woodbridge Carnival is on 4th July this year at the new location, The Abbey Playing fields off Cumberland Street. A later start this year has the procession at 4pm from Woodbridge School in Burkitt Road down New Street, along the Thoroughfare and up Cumberland Street to the Abbey Fields where they will be welcomed […]

TV’s Antiques Road Trip films in Woodbridge

There was great excitement over the bank holiday weekend outside Woodbridge Antiques Centre where antiques expert Thomas Plant and a BBC crew were filming for the popular TV series The Antiques Road Trip. First shown in 2010, each episode features two antiques experts who travel around the country in a vintage car competing to buy […]

New Mayor for Woodbridge

At the AGM of Woodbridge Town Council on Tuesday 19th May 2015, Councillor Josh Sayles was elected Mayor of Woodbridge for the Civic Year 2015-16. Born in 1973 in Yorkshire, Josh moved first to East Anglia in 1991 to read law at UEA Norwich, from where he graduated with honours in 1995. In addition to picking […]

British and American Sappers Build Runway Together

British and American airborne engineers have worked together to develop their key skills of building and repairing runways. Exercise Pegasus Gaul has seen 23 Parachute Engineer Regiment training with the US Army’s 37th Brigade Engineer Battalion and 173rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion. The soldiers familiarised themselves with each other’s equipment and techniques, before working together […]

Official Opening of New Facilities at Deben Yacht Club

The Official Opening of the new facilities at Deben Yacht Club took place in the evening of Sunday 10th May. The Mayor of Woodbridge, Geoffrey Holdcroft (who is a long term member of the club) cut the ribbon. The ceremony took place after afternoon sailing finished when a large crowd of about 150 members filled […]

Woodbridge Carnival is calling all Queens and supporters!

Following the success and positive reaction of the last two years, the Woodbridge Carnival will be back on 4th July. This year’s event has changed location to The Abbey Playing fields where there will be games, performances and a wide variety of stalls and food concessions as well as an impressive firework display in the […]