Martlesham in Bloom

Shrubs With some bulbs and blossom to enjoy February can be a time to spot colourful treasures amid the cold. In the garden leave dead stems of herbaceous plants up for as long as possible so as to continue protecting the crowns from frost and providing a continuing refuge for invertebrates, also, whilst many shrubs […]

Northgate Karate 

Very busy end of the year for Northgate and associated Karate Clubs. Started with the last of the year a black Belt grading. Well done to Lauren and Lilly but this is not the end of good news in the club! Lilly who has worked so hard, after a three month trial is now officially […]

East Suffolk u3a

A Christmas reak, then full steam in the New Year! Christmas will soon be upon us, so u3a East Suffolk allows its members a breather in December to catch up on all the preparations! But, come the New Year, it’s full steam ahead with another series of lively and interesting speaker meetings, which occur once […]

Bright Stars Pre-school 

Bright Stars Activities sheets for pre-school aged children. Would you like to receive them? At the moment we are sending out free activity sheets by email and/or post on the second and fourth Mondays of each month during term time, for the children to enjoy doing with their family and/or carers, instead of meeting in […]

1st Kesgrave Scout Group Christmas Card Collection

Don’t forget the Scouts Christmas card collection and delivery service is running again this year. The delivery area covers Kesgrave, Rushmere, Ipswich Borough and Martlesham (i.e. all postcodes IP1 to IP5) together with Felixstowe, The Trimleys and Kirton and some of the surrounding villages including Claydon, Barham, Gt Blakenham, Westerfield, Witnesham, Henley, Tuddenham and Old […]

The Roger David Burrows Music Fund Presents ‘Martlesham Wilds’

An illustrated talk about the new nature reserve in Martlesham by Charlie Zakss Suffolk Wildlife Trust on Tuesday, 7 November, 7.30 pm at St Michaels Church Centre, The Drift, Martlesham Heath, IP5 3PL.  Admission £5 at the door. Light refreshments and raffle. The venue is fully accessible and there is adjacent free parking. Profit from […]

WAMFest Felixstowe: A celebration of female creativity

WAMFest, the popular Felixstowe-based festival showcasing women in arts and music is back with two days of music, dance, literature and much more. The festival will launch on Friday, October 13 with a party at @Inc in Hamilton Road featuring a host of female talent including Evie White, Brooke Telling, Lauren Jennifer, Hannah & Oscar, […]