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Were you among the people who had a swim when the Felixstowe Leisure Centre oepned in 1985?


A record turnout of over 400 people enjoyed the traditional Christmas Day dip at Felixstowe. See our photo gallery and videos here.


This has always been one of director, choreographer and script reviser Suzie Lowe’s favourite pantos. That love came across on stage.


It wouldn’t be Christmas at Felixstowe’s Spa Pavilion without the Dennis Lowe Theatre Company. Suzie Lowe talks about the show, her new daughter’s stage debut and carrying on her father’s legacy.


Organisers behind Felixstowe’s ice rink have said this year’s opening event could well have been the best they have seen yet.

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Felixstowe town centre will again play host to an ice rink this Christmas – with the attraction set to open on Wednesday.

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Felixstowe was alive with Christmas cheer as thousands gathered for the festive lights switch-on on Saturday.


The Blue Cross has held its annual dog walk in Felixstowe to raise money for the animal charity.


The count down to Christmas has begun, with residents across Suffolk preparing for various Christmas lights switch on events.


A Suffolk communications agency has been named by energy giant ScottishPower as one of its leading SME suppliers.


Photographers are being invited to send in their images which capture the spirit of the seaside – with the winning picture set to be featured on a mayor’s Christmas card.


Organisers of Felixstowe’s annual fireworks spectacular are presenting live music on stage as part of this year’s 10th anniversary event.


An Ipswich man whose mother had the roof of her Dominica home ripped off by Hurricane Maria has set up a charity appeal for the devastated Caribbean island.

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His was the best-known voice in Felixstowe – and it was heard all over the world.

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East Anglian logistics company Maritime Group has reported increased annual revenue and profits – despite the bankruptcy of a major customer during the year.

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Photographers have captured the stunning landscape, wildlife and structures of Suffolk’s most southerly point in an annual event.


Hundreds of hardy souls are set to take the plunge this Christmas as the annual Christmas Day Dip returns to Felixstowe in aid of St Elizabeth Hospice.

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A lorry driver who caused the death of a Kesgrave man and seriously injured his seven-year-old daughter after blacking out at the wheel has been jailed for four years.

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Ipswich Hospital has turned the spotlight on sepsis to mark an international awareness campaign designed to improve care for people with the potentially life-threatening condition.

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A grandmother who uses her Felixstowe seaside chalet for family gatherings and to raise cash for charity has scooped a national title.

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Global stars are preparing to bring a splash of colour to Alexandra Park this weekend with a series of vibrant live performances.

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More than 20,000 people are expected to flock to Felixstowe seafront next month to see the work of 120-plus artists exhibiting on the resort’s promenade.

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More than 10,000 new homes will be needed in east Suffolk as demand rises and the population grows.


A Suffolk-based haulage and logistics group has gone into administration with the loss of more than 100 jobs.

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Three public relations agencies in Suffolk and north Essex have received multiple nominations in the regional CIPR PRide Awards, organised by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations.

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An influential writer, music blogger and university lecturer from Felixstowe described as ‘fiercely intelligent and insightful’ took his own life having battled depression, an inquest has heard.

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Castle Hill councillor Ian Fisher has been elected as the new Conservative group leader at Ipswich council following the resignation of Nadia Cenci in the wake of the row over her tweets about Grenfell Tower.

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A “Ganges Boy” and D-Day veteran who made a wartime Channel crossing with Winston Churchill has received France’s highest military honour.

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Felixstowe-based international freight company Interfreight UK is celebrating after it was granted Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status.

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Extra police will be on duty at Felixstowe following recent terror attacks as the resort hosts the largest Armed Forces Weekend event in the region.

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