Natalie Sadler Digital and Lifestyle Editor firstname.lastname@example.org @Noodles13 What would your Elmer sculpture look like? Sunday, August 12, 2018 Natalie Sadler Artists have been putting pen to paper and have started sharing their visions for what the herd of elephants that will take over Ipswich next summer should look like. Video: Could you paint a 3D elephant to join Elmer’s herd? Monday, July 30, 2018 Natalie Sadler Not many artists can claim that a giant pig helped launch their career – but for Lois Cordelia it was the Ipswich-themed Pig-geswyck that made her name. Lifeboat crews capture sunset over Aldeburgh Thursday, July 26, 2018 Natalie Sadler This was the scene over Aldeburgh last night but we may see a very different picture in days to come as the threat of thunderstorms increases. Live: How are we coping with the heatwave? Thursday, July 26, 2018 Natalie Sadler Follow our live feed to see how Suffolk and Essex are coping with the unprecedented temperatures in the region. Video: Review - Ignore the fairground but don’t miss the trampoline stunt show at Kidzfest Sunday, July 22, 2018 Natalie Sadler Don’t be alarmed if the first thing you see when you arrive at Kidzfest today is a queue. It is not a sign of things to come. Three-hour queues at Colchester’s Build-A-Bear Thursday, July 12, 2018 Natalie Sadler “I would rather pay full-price than queue all that time,” that was the claim of an Essex mum after abandoning attempts to take advantage of a special promotion at Colchester’s Build-A-Bear store. Live: England v Croatia semi-final - live reaction from around Suffolk as Three Lions suffer World Cup heartbreak Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Natalie Sadler As the England V Croatia World Cup semi-final goes into extra time, we are here with live updates from key locations around Suffolk. Video: We did it! Watch as Suffolk celebrates England’s victory Saturday, July 7, 2018 Natalie Sadler There was huge doubt over whether we could actually pull it off but Gareth Southgate’s boys have today ‘written their own history’ and made it through to the World Cup semi-finals. How to enjoy your newborn baby: Stop Googling Thursday, June 28, 2018 Natalie Sadler Instagram is casting a rose-tinted filter over the reality of motherhood and making it impossible not to compare your parenting to that of other new mums, according to one Colchester woman. Gallery: Suffolk Day - This is why we love our county Thursday, June 21, 2018 Natalie Sadler We have a lot to be proud of around our glorious county and today we are celebrating that fact with Suffolk Day. Were you one of the first students to attend Thurleston School in Ipswich? Thursday, June 21, 2018 Natalie Sadler Former classmates are trying to track down fellow Thurleston School alumni for a reunion. Gallery: How Suffolk turned out to support the world’s elite women cyclists Thursday, June 14, 2018 Natalie Sadler The second stage of The Women’s Tour 2018 is today underway following yesterday’s successful start in Framlingham. Gallery: Review Gary Barlow: It could have been more magical as star performs at Thetford Forest Saturday, June 9, 2018 Natalie Sadler This is going to be controversial, and I apologise now but I have to say this. I was a little underwhelmed by Gary Barlow’s performance at Thetford Forest last night. Gallery: When did the Women’s Tour and the Tour of Britain come to Suffolk and Essex? Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Natalie Sadler Route details for the Women’s Tour 2018 are due to be announced later today and we will discover where the country’s elite female cyclists will be visiting this summer. Review: Why families should check in to KidZania at Westfield, London Thursday, January 4, 2018 Natalie Sadler As a journalist, I was rather pleased to see the long line of wannabe reporters outside the Metro-sponsored newsroom at London’s Kidzania. Review: Why your family will love a day in Leicester Square this Christmas Thursday, November 23, 2017 Natalie Sadler Where to see Santa has become a new ‘thing’ with parents seeking out ever more exotic locations to visit the man who makes Christmas magical. Review: Exploring the dramatic scenery of Dartmoor during a family weekend away in Devon Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Natalie Sadler Weekends have a tendency to disappear in a blur of swimming lessons, household chores and football matches, and it is not until you escape for a mini-break that you realise just what you can do in 48 hours. Review: Christmas at the Hotel Du Col in Sestriere, Italy Friday, September 29, 2017 Natalie Sadler Christmas is largely over-rated. There I have said it. Why would you want to fight over a parking space in Tesco when you could have the slopes to yourself in Sestriere?