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Framlingham Gala Fest is back for a second year. The Framlingham Gala was successfully relaunched as a three-day event in 2018 and organisers have unveiled a packed programme providing something for everyone to enjoy this coming weekend.

A family is marking what would have been an Ipswich mum's 70th birthday, by holding a major event in aid of the ward where she was cared for.

Next month the Gruffalo will be wandering out of his deep dark wood to meet children at a shopping centre in Bury St Edmunds.

Young people will be given a chance to learn about varied and inspiring careers at this year's Suffolk Show.

Are you looking for fun things to do around the Ipswich area over half term? Here are nine family events and activities to choose from.

Thousands of visitors will soon be flocking to Trinity Park in Ipswich for the county's biggest two-day visitor experience - the Suffolk Show.

Were you out on the town after watching the FA Cup Final on Saturday? If so, you might spot yourself in our latest Yates nightlife gallery.

Dogs of all shapes and sizes and even some dressed as Disney characters, had a 'pawesome' time at Nowton Park in Bury St Edmunds yesterday.

Weird and Wonderful Wood has lived up to its name, with an amazing selection of wood-themed attractions at the annual event.

From the Aqua Park at Alton Water, to diving in to an outdoor swimming pool near the coast, we've rounded up six of the best places to visit in Suffolk if you need to keep cool this summer.

Four-legged friends will be getting the five-star treatment at the Suffolk Show this year, with dog watering points across the showground.

A team of horticultural students is getting ready to fly the college flag as they put the finishing touches to a garden design ahead of the 2019 Suffolk Show.

There's something incredibly atmospheric and awe-inspiring about attending a steam rally. It evokes the sights and smells of a bygone age and although we never lived through that era, it somehow transports us into the heart of that world.

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Sadly, rainy days are not a rare thing when it comes to the Great British Summer, so when the heavens open we are well-stocked with things to do.

What are we doing today? A question every mum dreads during the school summer holidays.

Essex has it all this summer - the UK's second-highest rated zoo according to TripAdvisor, a stunning castle and a trampoline park in the form of Jump Street.

The longest coastline in England and iconic seaside towns make Suffolk and Essex the perfect beach destinations.

Steeped in a wealth of history, and home to England's Oldest Town, there is more to Suffolk than meets the eye. And neighbouring Essex is equally as rich in heritage.

Whether you want to relax, enjoy some music, try your hand at sport or take the children out for the day, there's an East Anglian park to suit your every need. Take a look at our guide to find the perfect park for you.

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