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    Celebrate Beowulf’s links with Woodbridge

    A host of events have been lined up to fundraise for a festival celebrating Suffolk’s link with the famous Beowulf poem. The Spirit of Beowulf Festival will return to Woodbridge in 2020 following the success of last year’s inaugural event. It was due to return this year but organisers, Clare Perkins and Jan Pulsford, have […]

    Woodbridge store beats Harrods to national award

    A family-run homeware store in Woodbridge has beaten Harrods to win an award for its window wonderland. The Woodbridge Kitchen Company on the Thoroughfare triumphed over the Knightsbridge giant for Britain’s Best Window Display in the prestigious Housewares Innovation Awards after impressing judges with biscuit chandeliers, rubbish bin snowmen, a cascade of teapots and an […]

    Woodbridge Town Survey

    The Economic Development Department of Suffolk Coastal Council (soon to be East Suffolk Council) and “People & Places” are arranging for a ‘Revitalising Suffolk Towns’ survey to be conducted in Woodbridge Town centre between 15th to 21st February 2019. This survey is designed to help to identify strategic priorities and initiatives for the East Suffolk towns collectively […]

    Woodbridge’s recent success

    Woodbridge is still on a high after triumphing at the Great British High Street Awards following a campaign by Choose Woodbridge. One of the reasons it received its highly commended badge of honour was for its range of independent shops. Among these is the Sandwich Shop on the Thoroughfare run by Tim Fincham who organised […]

    Woodbridge food producers compete for public votes

    Two Woodbridge food producers are set to go head-to-head to win a competition celebrating locally-sourced heroes. Choose Spice, run by Vernon Blackmore and Jamie Symons, are up against The Cake Shop in the Thoroughfare, as they battle to become the East of England Co-op’s Producer of the Year. They are two of six finalists from […]

    The 2018 G&K Estates Christmas Window Competition – results

    The G&K Estates Woodbridge Christmas Window competition is now in its 18th year! This year’s theme was ‘Traditional Christmas’ – thanks to Scott Matheson-Barr & Lorna for doing this for Woodbridge. This years’s category winners are: Small Window – Robert Douglas Hair Workshop Medium Window – Vintage 49 Large Window – Woodbridge Kitchen Company Non-Retail […]

    Sparkling Shopping Spectacular Set For Woodbridge

    Many Woodbridge shops are set to open late to help people locate the perfect gift for their loved ones this Christmas. Gift shops selling homeware, jewellery and luxury clothing are set to dazzle at a late-night shopping event to be held on Thursday 29th November. James Lightfoot, chairman of the business and tourism consortium Choose Woodbridge, […]

    Wonderful Woodbridge deals for Black Friday…

    Woodbridge retailers have put together a great array of deals, offers and discounts across the town – shop local, not online this Black Friday, please! Here’s a snapshot of what you can expect

    Woodbridge is a winner!

    Woodbridge’s high street has been highly commended as one of the best high streets in the whole of the UK. The Thoroughfare won second place for Champion High Street in England at the Great British High Street awards. At a glittering ceremony at Lancaster House in London today, representatives from Choose Woodbridge were presented with […]

    Bumper Christmas Fair set to wow Woodbridge

    A Christmas street fair is celebrating its 20th year by extending to include the whole town. Woodbridge, which was recently shortlisted in the national Great British High Street Awards for Champion High Street in the UK, is marking a successful year by bringing together traders for a bumper festive shopping day. The event will incorporate […]