Category: Suffolk

Page of 2

Poems from the East: Suffolk

East Anglia Bylines
National poetry day logo

This is the fifth in our series of poems about East Anglia to mark National Poetry Day. It is a lament for the destruction by the sea of the once great Suffolk city of Dunwich. The author is Bernard Barton “The Quaker Poet” who spent most of his life as bank clerk in Woodbridge, Suffolk. […]

Now is the winter that our Brexit sent

Anna Damski
Woodbridge Brexit Brexitometer

As Suffolk for Europe set up their street stall, they had barely got the chart up when people were literally lining up to ‘have their say’. What in the past had been a steady stream of people was a flood. People were angry and needed to vent. Volunteers at the stall listened to their complaints and agreed with them.

Suffolk County Council’s SEND failures exposed after damning report

Jack Abbott
Suffolk County Council SEND failures

Suffolk County Council published an independent report into some elements of its SEND services. Overseen by a team from Lincolnshire, the 21-page report revealed a lengthy list of failings. It is a damning read, but its findings will come as little surprise to the families who have been desperately seeking change for years.

Heritage Open Days week – a recipe for discovery

Anna Damski
Heritage Open Days: Ickworth House

Heritage Open Days (HOD) is billed by the organisation that coordinates it as “England’s largest festival of history and culture, bringing together over 2,000 local people and organisations, and thousands of volunteers.”