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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 […]

Gourmet gathering in town square

The spring ‘What’s Tasty’ seasonal food market returns to Woodbridge’s Market Hill on Saturday 30 May, 9:30 until 3:30 with its usual mix of street food, fresh local produce – and some from farther afield – as well as cooking demonstrations on an open grill by talented local chefs. Stallholders already confirmed include; Friday Street […]

Buyer Sought for RE+new Gallery / Vellum House

Owner of RE+new gallery Geoff Witts has announced he would like to find a new custodian and owner of this well-established feature of Woodbridge, before the building goes on the general market at the end of April. The gallery is well known for showcasing a variety of quality exhibitions which continually challenge the stereotype of […]

Friends Life Women’s Cycle Tour 2015

Climbs and Sprints for Stages One and Two Announced. The locations for the designated Climbs and Sprints for the opening two stages of the Friends Life Women’s Tour in Suffolk and Essex have been confirmed. Each stage of the race will feature two Strava sponsored Queen of the Mountains and two intermediate Chain Reaction Cycles […]

Royal British Legion Event – 70th Anniversary of the End of WWII and County Rally

Saturday 18th July 2015, 2pm – 8.30pm at Kingston Park, Woodbridge This year the Royal British Legion Woodbridge will be holding its annual event on Kingston Fields. This will also be the Suffolk County Rally. For more details contact: Barrie Fisk BEM, Woodbridge Branch, The Royal British Legion, 07884 231152