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A pub in Suffolk is hosting a party for four-legged friends to celebrate winning a national award.

Get your hands on a Christmas tree from the same company which have suppled 10 Downing Street in previous years.

A Suffolk hotel and spa has been voted as the best wedding venue in the East of England for the second year - and has been shortlisted for a national award.

It wouldn’t be Monday without a scroll through our weekly Yates gallery - can you see anyone you know?

A north Essex beer festival has scrapped its music element this year to focusing solely on the ale and cider.

Where to celebrate the New Year

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Don’t leave your New Year’s eve plans until last minute - see what events are happening around Suffolk with our guide.

Ice skating has become a staple tradition for many families at Christmas and pop-up ice rinks are set to appear everywhere from Felixstowe, where skating is free, to Newmarket.

Table tennis, jamaoke sessions and a ‘Quizzee Rascal Wednesday’ are all on offer at new Waterfront bar Wiff Waff opening tonight (Friday).

Did you have your picture taken in Yates on Saturday? Take a look and see if it has been used in our gallery.

Santa Claus is coming to town

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Father Christmas will be making special guest appearances in Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich and at Stonham Barns but which grotto will you be visiting?

Towns and villages across the region are set to mark of the centenary of the Armistice. Here are details of some of the main events being held in memory of the end of the First World War.

Looking for some seasonal sparkle? Here are some of the places you can see Christmas lights switched on this year.

Do you know someone who went to Yates in Ipswich this weekend? Look through our pictures and see if you can find them.

Cocktail lovers in Ipswich are spoilt for choice with expert mixologists on hand at the likes of Revolution, Coast to Coast and Cosy Club - but could these fruit concoctions save the bar industry?

Councils in west Suffolk are set to commit to running the Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre for another three years.

From Christchurch Park in Ipswich to Castle Park in Colchester, this is where you can watch the fireworks this Guy Fawkes Night.

Fresh attractions have been announced for one of the country’s top Christmas festivals held in Suffolk, as event bosses confirm additional security will also be on hand.

Two siblings who are in The Regent’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs panto have previously appeared in Star Wars and Christopher Robin.

As winter weather hits, it’s time to start planning your holidays for next year. Combine bank holidays with annual leave, and you could enjoy longer breaks from work!

It was all about the confidence in Norwich this weekend as TV fashionista Gok Wan brought his One Size Fits All tour to the city.

Did you have your best Halloween mask on in Yates this weekend? Take a look at our photo gallery and see if you can spot yourself or someone you know.

It’s futuristic, classical and steam-powered - it is the Felixstowe Steampunk Halloween Festival taking place at Landguard Fort this weekend.

Weird and wonderful ghost stories abound in many corners of East Anglia, with sights and sounds that just can’t be explained. Here are 23 of the most haunted places in the region.

Conspiracy theorists who believe the earth is flat will descend on Ipswich town centre on Sunday on their new tour- to try and prove that the world is not round.

Award-winning comedian Jimmy Carr is bringing his ‘Terribly Funny’ tour to Colchester’s Charter Hall.

Suffolk’s biggest firework display returns with a bang this November accompanied with a jam-packed programme of entertainment.

The Great Plague returns to Ipswich this Halloween - but are you brave enough to find out more?

A steampunk “extravaganza” is launching on the Suffolk coast, featuring curiosities with a Halloween twist.

Babies and toddlers have undergone a terrifying transformation into ghosts, ghouls and miniature monsters as they “dress to impress” for the Halloween season.

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