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HAVE YOURSELF A VERY MERRY GIN-MAS!

Gin crafting courses and gifts galore this Christmas from Bury St Edmunds’ one and only gin distillery. Looking for a perfect Christmas party venue and activity? Hunting for that extra special Christmas present or the ultimate Secret Santa gift? Search … →

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Bloc Blinds

British manufacturer Bloc Blinds are innovators in their sector… Rachel Ducker shares her experience for Bounce Magazine… Using only the highest quality components in their designs, winning ‘Best New Product Award’ at the 2015 British Blinds and Shutters show for its unique Fabric … →

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NEW Morning Mask Collection from Payout…

Overslept? In a rush but having a skincare emergency? PAYOT’s new Morning Mask Collection combines targeted ingredients with fast-acting formulas… for 15 minute skin fixes tackling all skin concerns. This beautifully fragranced, multi-faceted new mask collection from leading French skincare brand PAYOT covers every skin SOS situation – boasting … →

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Ladies, keep warm this winter…

When the cold weather comes we wrap ourselves up in winter items to keep warm, so with the change of seasons and now the clocks have gone back, check out our favourite winter must haves… Deichmann Ladies Pink PomPom Chenille Soft Hat https://www.deichmann.com/GB/en/shop/ FatFace Leopard Jacquard … →

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A calmer bedtime… with JOHNSON’S® Baby

Following the clock change recently, JOHNSON’S® Baby is here to help with their first and only bedtime routine clinically proven* to help babies and toddlers sleep better in just one week. The power of gentle scents is key to every baby’s developmental milestones. Scent holds a strong connection to emotion, not just for adults, but for babies as well and … →

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Perfect gifts for a coffee lover…

With Christmas just around the corner, we are searching for the perfect gifts for your the special people in your life. This week we feature the perfect gifts for a coffee lover… Check out these beautifully designed items from Barista & … →

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Winter is on its way… Womens AW19 fashion and accessories…

Presenting AW19 for women. From statement dresses to fab accessories, outerwear, and jewellery – our favourites for the season are now revealed, including transitional styles that promise to prepare your wardrobe for the autumn/winter season. Sanvt The Boyfriend T-Shirt £35 Perfect for a relaxed … →

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Country estate announces magical after-dark event for 2020

Haughley Park, near Stowmarket, will be bringing a sensational new event to Suffolk in 2020. The ‘Spectacle of Light’ will take place in February and offers everyone the opportunity to discover the night-time beauty of this usually private Suffolk estate. … →

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YuYu – Warmth and Well-being From Within…

Affection, Kindness and comfort, are just three words we associate with warmth. The YuYu Bottle is an unique gift and there is no better gift than warmth. The YuYu Bottle is a truly thoughtful and compassionate gift. The therapeutic and … →

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This month’s must haves…

As we depart from summer we look for things to make us feel better about ourselves and to those around us. Whether you are looking for a good pick me up, or simply wish to treat that someone special – … →

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RevAir… the world’s first reverse-air hairdryer

When Dyson launched their Supersonic hairdryer followed by the Dyson Airwrap it sent the beauty industry crazy. Now the latest beauty tool to cause a stir in the industry is the RevAir, the world’s first reverse-air hairdryer. We wish there … →

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What’s your tipple?

With Christmas only 11 weeks away, it’s time to start thinking of fun, festivities and yes… presents. We have put together our top tipple suggestions for your upcoming Christmas. So that your seasonal offerings will be ‘merry’ and bright! Bounce’s … →

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Polished London…

You don’t need to take an expensive trip to the dentist for a perfect smile. Combined with dual light technology with double the LED lighting, Polished London’s organic teeth whitening kit helps you to achieve that irresistible shade of white, … →

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All about prints…

It’s a trend that rears its head every few seasons, and our team at Bounce just love it. Whether its leopard spot, tiger stripes or snake scales, animal print can lift and transform your look. Will you indulge your animal … →

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The Eyelash Emporium…

Born backstage at Pinewood Studios, The Eyelash Emporium are renowned lash specialists delivering highly technical products and semi-permanent lash treatments to celebrities including Gabby Allen, Lottie Moss and Olivia Buckland, make-up artists and consumers alike. The Eyelash Emporium provide exceptionally … →

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AW19 kidswear…

Autumn is coming and for many the season will be welcomed with open arms. It is almost time to start preparing for the cooler weather. Yup, that’s right folks, autumn is on the way! It’s all in the details when … →

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Cribstar

Cribstar is a London based independent clothing and accessories brand established in October 2015. All items are made from the highest quality Oeko-Tex 100 certified fabrics.  This means the fabrics are tested from yarn to finished fabric so you can … →

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7 Ideas for a Great Stag Party in Suffolk…

When it comes to considering stag party ideas in East Anglia, there’s an obvious tendency to think about Cambridge. A city of vibrant contemporary culture mixed with the allure of its history and world-renowned university. But head into Suffolk and … →

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AW19 range from Helly Hansen

With winter on its way – whether you want to wrap up warm in the UK or may have booked yourself a ski getaway – check out the new range from Helly Hansen. Women’s H1 Pro Lifa Seamless ½ Zip … →

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Gummee…

Gummee was founded by Jodine Boothby who also invented Gummee Glove, The World’s First Teething Mitten. Now with a full range of teething products Gummee covers the entire teething journey. Jodine said “In June 2011, my little boy, Jimmy, was 10 weeks old when … →

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PAYOT PARIS launch BRAND NEW Roselift Collagéne collection

Unlock the secret of plumper, rejuvenated skin with PAYOT’s NEW Roselift Collagéne collection. This innovative all new range from leading French skincare brand PAYOT promises to naturally ‘lift’ your complexion; leaving it firmer, plumper and glowing… noticeably slowing the skin’s ageing process. PAYOT’s firming Roselift … →

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Treat your Halloween party guests…

With Halloween just round the corner, it’s time to start planning your spooky Halloween party feast. Halloween in the UK is now just as popular as in the USA and that’s why this American-style peanut butter is the perfect ingredient … →

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Trick… or how about these treats?

The best part about Halloween is the endless amounts of Halloween treats. At Bounce, we love Halloween so in light of this spooky day we have put together a completion of our favourite Halloween treats… there’s no tricks here! Lush Cosmetics … →

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Blackspade…

Nestled along Turkey’s Aegean shoreline, Blackspade’s collections are inspired by the positive vibe and inspiration found in the people of the region. Known to live their life in peace, health and beauty, this spiritual environment is the essence of Blackspade and is what makes … →

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Sisal Rugs…

Sisal Rugs are both functional and stylish, featuring a linen beige coloured cotton border around a linen coloured flatweave and an anti slip backing. Sisal is grown in plant form and is a readily renewable source making this range of … →

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Dusk Lighting…

Dusk Lighting is one of the leading contemporary lighting suppliers in the South West. They sell a full range of modern lights online via dusklights.co.uk and from their Exeter showroom. Whether you’re looking for artistic designs to illuminate your home … →

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East London Baby Co…

East London Baby Co creates child, baby and life-proof jewellery, designed and made in East London. All jewellery is Tuggable, chewable and washable, and made from non-toxic, food grade silicone. East London Baby Co. launched in 2016, after owner Katie … →

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Werner fibreglass stepladder 6 trend…

The 716 Series 6 tread swingback stepladder is constructed using extremely durable, non conductive, seven-layer fibreglass rails that are highly resistant to weathering. Moulded brace and foot pad provide bracing strength and help prevent rail damage. Non-conductive stiles, slip-resistant steps, … →

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The perfect gift for dog lovers…

Looking for gifts for a dog lover? Look no further. With Christmas just around the corner, you may be looking to pamper the pooch or your family and friends. Dogsy, provides you with an online service, creating anything from dog beds to socks. … →

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Swaddle in style…

Cloby is the latest baby accessory to emerge in high-end baby accessories and the word on every fashion-conscious parents’ lips. Designed in Holland, Cloby is a printed bamboo/cotton mix swaddle with a stylish, reversible magnetic clip which is leather to … →

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Celebrate International Coffee Day with illy…

With International Coffee Day (1st October) on the horizon, the experts at illy, the premium Italian coffee brand, have provided their recommendations on the best supermarket coffee offers and machines for caffeine lovers to celebrate with on the international day of … →

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Autumn arrives at The Fragrence Shop…

Get behind the new season with these new Autumnal scents from The Fragrance Shop… JIMMY CHOO URBAN HERO EDP A new woody scent with a hint of rebellion for him. On top, the freshness of precious lemon caviar with its … →

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Kit and Kin unveil two new all-in-one prints…

Kit & Kin, the multi award winning eco-friendly brand co-founded by Emma Bunton, is thrilled to unveil two new all-in-one prints as part of its bestselling 100% organic cotton babywear range. Made from Kit & Kin’s signature super soft and … →

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Creative focus: Sandra Vick

In 2015 Sandra first started selling her designs on mugs and fabric when her friends, who were unable to afford original fine art, were asking to buy homeware items depicting her paintings. She loved the idea that art could be put onto … →

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Made for little hands…

This fabric personalised baby photo album is designed specifically for babies and toddlers. They are custom photo gifts using your own photos and text. Using 100% polyester fabric and felt, your family photos are printed onto the fabric album using … →

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Make an entrance…

The award winning Flair Rugs company bring you the eco-friendly option for creating a stylish home. The Herringbone Weave runner from the Natural Fibre collection features a simple design with the soft and neutral or grey base colour framed by … →

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CURAPROX Baby…

CURAPROX Baby created by orthodontists, designed for your children & you. CURAPROX baby products help parents to get their children used to regularly brushing without the tears. From the first few months the CURAbaby teething ring and then our unique … →

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New alternative liqueur set to wet the whistle…

The alcohol market is set for a new delightful tipple to excite consumers as Besos, the alternative liqueur, is released. Unlike rival brands in the sector, Besos is a palate pleaser that is free of dairy, lactose, gluten, soya and … →

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The bonnie mob teams up with footwear brand, Bobux…

British baby and childrenswear brand, The bonnie mob, has teamed up with Kiwi kids’ footwear brand, Bobux, to create a limited edition collection of Soft Soles for AW 2019, capturing the brands shared values of craftsmanship, quality and excellent design, … →

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The power of Sudocrem…

Sudocrem Care & Protect is a nappy rash ointment – designed specifically for babies – that offers TRIPLE PROTECTION against nappy rash at every nappy change: Creating a protective barrier that seals in the skin’s natural moisture and protects even the … →

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Cantaloop c-section briefs…

C-Section Briefs are developed to help new mothers recover comfortably after a C-section. The briefs provide abdominal support and light compression that will help to control swelling after surgery and hold a dressing in place. The Cantaloop C-Section Briefs offer comfort … →

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Dreamgenii® SnuggleRoo Baby Carrier…

The Dreamgenii SnuggleRoo Baby Carrier is a soft comfortable carrier that has been designed to recreate the movement and tight hug of the womb, which has definite physical and emotional benefits to baby through the calm sense of safety and … →

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A Water Filter That Beats The Rest

ZeroWater’s 12-cup water filter jug is the first in its class to benefit from a sealed lid and reservoir which allows filtered water to be poured while water which hasn’t yet been filtered remains in the reservoir. This adds a … →

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Nanobébé, the First Nutrient Preserving Breastmilk Bottle…

Nanobébé, the first feeding bottle designed to preserve precious breastmilk nutrients, marks UK launch with exclusive John Lewis partnership. A ground-breaking invention for today’s breastfeeding mums, their family and above all, baby, nanobébé improves the entire process of feeding breastmilk … →

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Top gifts for baby boys…

Find the right gift for a baby boy… Welcome a baby boy into the world with our fabulous ideas for baby boy gifts! Whether it’s your new-born son or your baby nephew, why not spoil him with something special? … From sweet personalised keepsakes to cute … →

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Pow Pots…

An amazing collection of contemporary plant pots hand-painted in the UK. Every Pow Pot is unique and special… Pow Pots offer people a cool, colourful and contemporary alternative to traditional plant pots. ​All Pow Pots are designed and hand-painted by owner Nathalie … →

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Havaianas – bringing you a stylish summer…

Havaianas is a Brazilian brand of flip-flop sandals created and patented in 1966. The name Havaianas is derived from the feminine form of the Portuguese word for “Hawaiians”, and the pattern on the soles of the sandals is designed to resemble the straw … →

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Review of Gems Odyssey Slot

Ah the infinitely vast expanse of space, every human’s dream and simultaneously every human’s worst nightmare. It has been the subject of thousands of films, books, paintings and albums, and scientists are continuously seeking to understand the complexities of this … →

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Keep your home safe…

You may recall last month we featured Ezviz c3a wireless security camera – read here >http://www.bouncemagazine.co.uk/product-review/ezviz-c3a-wireless-security-camera/ That covers the outside of your property – but what about the inside? The Ezviz Indoor Security Camera FHD is compact and discreet. Ezviz is a … →

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Industville Lighting – Part three – The Living Room…

 (Image Supplied by @rickybaileycom) Industville are the makers of handcrafted, high-quality, uniquely designed industrial style lights and furniture. You may have seen part one of our Industville feature [if not you can view this here > part one Industville] and … →

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Tomatin Whiskey…

  When Tomatin Distillery was established in 1897, the isolated and idyllic setting of  Tomatin was almost perfect. However there wasn’t a local workforce; the local inhabitants were scattered shepherds and cattle drovers. The company began a project of construction … →

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Industville Lighting – Part two – The Dining Room…

(Image Supplied by Jenny Myers, @Homebodydecoruk) Industville are the makers of handcrafted, high-quality, uniquely designed industrial style lights and furniture. You may have seen part one of our Industville feature [if not you can view this here > part one Industville]. … →

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Alison at Home

Alison at home stocks beautiful furniture and accessories at affordable prices. The brand is very proud of their interior curations, particularly their French Furniture collection, where they have become known in the industry for our passion, flair and expertise. Behind … →

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We love Tropic Skincare!

Tropic Skincare is a multi award-winning range of skincare and beauty, freshly made in the UK using the most innovative, effective ingredients that nature has to offer. Plants and fruits that grow in tropical climates soak up an abundance of … →

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Industville Lighting – Part one – The Bedroom…

(Image Supplied by @ruthzoo, Ruth Hill) Industville are the makers of handcrafted, high-quality, uniquely designed industrial style lights and furniture. They pride themselves on making each product from the highest quality materials such as raw copper or brass and individually hand … →

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The importance of the right hairbrush…

Anabel Kingsley, Trichologist from Philip Kingsley on the importance of having the right hair brush for you to use. Body: Use a smaller brush to add body to your roots. A more compact surface area allows you to easily and … →

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Enhance your hallway space…

Many times the hallway of the home is ignored when decorating, however in most cases it is your homes first impression. A hallway can be the optimum space to display artwork, family photos or other collections for the wall especially … →

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The Gainsborough Range from Oak Furniture Land…

As the UK’s largest retailer of solid hardwood furniture, Oak Furnitureland make it their mission to help every home find beautiful investment pieces that will truly stand the test of time. Are you thinking of updating your new sofa? If so … →

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Little Lions…

With the launch of the new Lion King movie we were inspired to track down our favourite lion goodies for the kids. Here are some of our favourites: Bibetta’s Safari print Ultrabib – RRP £6.99 The Ultrabib is soft and … →

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Baby Hygiene…

Snufflebabe – Sniffles are no fun for anybody, least of all our little ones… Blocked noses get in the way of their feeding and sleeping, which can make them feel uncomfortable and upset. It can be a stressful thing for you … →

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The Milam Mattress Protectoe

A mattress protector might be the most important accessory to have for your mattress. There seems to be a lot of confusion about what a mattress protector does. A mattress protector is commonly used for these things… Keeps the mattress … →

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CONCRETE&WAX…

In the spring of 2018, after more than two decades of working in the fashion industry (running their own creative consultancy, 2Som Studio since 2004), husband and wife design duo Alex Sommer and Laura Keller decided to apply their creative … →

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Reasons for purchasing a Juliet Balcony…

The UK has experienced some scorching temperatures in recent weeks. With summer in full swing, purchases of Juliet balconies have been on the up. Whether it’s a bedroom that could benefit from a more open feel or a home that … →

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Eco friendly paint… from Farrow and Ball…

It’s a well known and much loved brand, but did you know that Farrow and Ball have an amazing ethos surrounding the environment and everything within it?  Their eco-friendly paint formulas are made by using recyclable materials, reducing the impact … →

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Introducing Altrafloor…

Great design, on floors… Flooring can often overlooked as a design solution, but Altrafloor offer superb solutions for cutting-edge flooring. They design their flooring to improve the experience people have in the spaces they occupy. This makes it an exciting, innovative and fun part of interior design. … →

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Go wild this summer…

Looking to throw the ultimate summer party? Well, thats what we plan on doing too, so we’ve tracked down one of the UKs leading party supply companies to help us on our way. Party Pieces began as a way to … →

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The Stokke® Flexi Bath®…

Most babies are soothed by warm water and a bath may help a fussy baby to relax and calm down. The first time you bathe your baby can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. It is the perfect … →

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Phillips Hue – Add depth to your home…

With the Lightstrip Outdoor 2-metre strip… Expand your outdoors with a Philips Hue Lightstrip Outdoor 2-metre strip and bring ambience to places that were previously inaccessible. Flexible in nature and with perfect diffused light, the lightstrip is ideal for direct … →

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Noa & Nani…

Dedicated to providing families with thoughtful, functional and gorgeous furniture, Noa & Nani has everything you need to make your house a home. From imaginative children’s beds to chic living room pieces, theres an abundance of beautiful designs to suit … →

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Char Broil All-Star 12o B Gas Grill BBQ…

Char-Broil’s All-Star 120 B-Gas BBQ is a gas grill perfect for any summer BBQ… Its clever design that allows separation of the grill from the trolley – so it can be a full height BBQ or sit on a table. … →

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Customers sing praises of B&B Skips…

Local skip hire company B&B Skips based near Beccles in Suffolk have been having their praises sung by local customers. With the ease of their online booking system it couldn’t be easier for customers to hire a range of different … →

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Blush and Glow – Southwold…

Rachel Ducker heads on down to Blush and Glow in Southwold for some pre-baby pampering…  Its only natural to want to look and feel your best – and let’s face it at nine months pregnant that can be a bit … →

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Enjoy pasta sauce – the Italian Way… with Sacla

The Sacla’ Layered pasta sauce range is on shelves in Sainsbury’s, RRP £2.30 a jar – now only £2 until 23rd July! Tuck into an authentic pasta dish with these new sauce recipes from Sacla’, the Pesto Pioneers. These chunky … →

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Bundle ‘n Joy…

Bundle ‘n Joy Collection was founded by two friends who became mothers within a few months of each other. Rachel and Sophia are your next-door-mamas who shared their maternity clothes during their pregnancy as they discovered buying maternity wear was time limited … →

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Clip ‘n Climb Ipswich… By Ross Wishart

East Anglia is the flattest region in the country so the opportunities to go climbing in our community are few and far between, so when Mark and Josh decided to bring Clip ‘n Climb to Ipswich they knew it had … →

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Festival must haves 2019…

There is so much to remember when getting ready for a festival, and you’ll be sure to forget something. But have no fear Bounce are here to help you prepare! Glitter, baby wipes and duct tape don’t normally have much … →

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Flowers can be ‘green’ too…

Clinks Care farm is delighted to announce the opening of the regions only ‘Pick Your Own Cut Flower Garden’. Nestled just off the A143 near Beccles the award winning working farm is an oasis for disadvantaged people, providing a natural … →

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Lord Hopton’s Regiment of Foote… By Ross Wishart

‘Twas the year 1643 and the Lord Hopton’s Regiment of Foote, loyal to King Charles I in the first English Civil War, fought predominantly in the West Country against Parliamentary forces most notably at the sieges of Bristol, Gloucester and … →

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B&B Skips Beccles…

If you are looking to re-vamp your home, a skip could come in extremely useful to manage your waste. A great amount of destruction will be likely to take place; therefore the amount of waste generated will be high and … →

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Teapigs Peach Lemonade is back!

Following on from its sell-out success last year, peach lemonade is BACK – huzzah! An absolute belter for summer, peach lemonade is all natural, refreshing & perfect over ice for the ultimate summer tipple – as much as we loverain … →

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The only pasta sauce with WHOLE cherry tomatoes…

The only pasta sauce with WHOLE cherry tomatoes Italian family business, Sacla’, celebrates its 80th birthday this year – and the Pesto Pioneers continue to surprise Italian food lovers with something new.Their latest creation is a range of Whole Cherry … →

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Choosing your heated towel rail…

Deciding to put a heated towel rail in the bathroom is one of the most common home improvements to make. We hate damp towels at Bounce HQ, so having the ability to hang up your towels and get them dry … →

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Mamas & Papas introduce the Lilybelle range…

Mamas & Papas is reinventing the more traditional nursery for AW19 with its beautiful Lilybelle interiors collection. Inspired by a more traditional look and feel, soft florals; textured cotton materials, delicate prints and hand-embroidered details create an inviting whimsical look … →

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Keep your laptop safe – but do it in style…

Newport 15″ Laptop Backpack – Black… The perfect travel or work companion, the Targus Newport Backpack is the perfect accessory for coffee or cocktails and doubles as a small stylish backpack for your work and tech accessories. Designed to fit … →

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Lets celebrate our bees…

Britain’s bees are in trouble. 35 UK bees species are under threat of extinction, and all species face serious threats. Right now, they need us almost as much as we need them. The decline in bees’ diversity and abundance would … →

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Gift ideas for your wedding anniversary…

Wedding Anniversary presents to celebrate a love built to last, but coming up with the ideas can be a little tricky… well look no further we are here to help with our top gift suggestions below: 1. Personalised items…  Nothing says … →

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VAX Blade 2 MAX…

Don’t make hoovering your home a chore, invest in a product that will help you to glide through your housework easily and efficiently. With almost 3 times more suction power than any cordless vacuum Vax has produced, the Vax Blade 2 Max … →

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The best night sleep starts with Milam…

We spend one third of a day in our bed, so how is it that what we sleep on can sometimes be overlooked? Sleep plays an important role in our physical health. For example, sleep is involved in healing and repair of your heart and … →

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Top generated steam irons…

Steam generator irons are attached to a large tank with a boiler that quickly heats up the water, creating high levels of steam pressure. This means that when you press the trigger on the iron, it pushes powerful bursts of steam through the soleplate, saving lots … →

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EZVIZ C3A wireless security camera…

For many of us home security is one of those things we feel we should have, but never actually get round to doing anything about it. Well how about this for a simple and easy to set up solution (even … →

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Top summer kitchen must haves…

Gear up for summer weather in the kitchen with our top products for summer cooking. Feed the family and keep your cool! ProCook Gourmet Steel Cookware Set… ProCook Gourmet Steel 4 piece set includes 14, 16, & 18cm saucepans with high sides and a … →

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Anita Women’s 5097 Non-Wired Nursing Bra…

Nursing is easy and comfortable in this fun seamless bra. Features textured polka dots with lace trim along the top. With an extra-wide, drop-down opening breastfeeding has never been easier! It’s made from smooth and breathable microfiber fabric with seamless … →

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This summers beauty must haves…

Beauty products and tips for great beach hairstyles and glowing skin. Bounce features this months top beauty essentials to help you look your best this summer. Eye Majic Eye Majic is the World’s First Instant Transferable Eye Shadow Applicator which comes in a … →

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Enjoy a summer cocktail with Don Papa Rum…

Don Papa Rum, the first premium small batch rum from the Philippines, offers a versatile range of smooth and rich-textured rums with characteristically abundant sweet and fruity flavours. Matured in seasoned, toasted and lightly charred Bourbon oak barrels that produce … →

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Bluebell Baby Monitor…

Recently launched is Bluebell, a baby monitor like no other and one that supports parenting made simpler. Hitting the shelves of John Lewis and bluebell.io, the highly anticipated Smart monitoring system is set to be a total game changer. Not … →

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The Thumble®

Baby Nails – The Thumble®, a wearable baby nail file. This is the only product of its kind, making baby nail care simple and stress-free. The product is the perfect new born baby essential. “Invented out of the necessity to … →

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Bring your senses alive in your home…

A scented candle or having scent around the home releases cool, health reinforcing soy into the air giving your body an extraordinary sense of calm. Candle light can also change the appearance of a room making it more cosy and inviting. Lightning a scented … →

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In memory of Dudley Clarke…

Dudley Clarke, better known as “Mr Southwold” has died at the age of 81. There are lots of words to describe Dudley, but a flamboyant character would be just one, he was often seen on the high street in an … →

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What to pack in your hospital bag…

As our editor Rachel Ducker hits 35 weeks in her pregnancy – it’s time for her to pack her hospital bag ready for the big event. There are so many checklists and guides out there, but we wanted to create … →

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Bounce’s Luxury Bedding Guide…

You wouldn’t go to the gym or go camping without the right gear. And yet, despite spending a third of our lives sleeping, how come we seem to ignore the comforts of our beds? You might be tempted to blame … →

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Black + Decker BEH550K-GB Hammer Drill…

This Black & Decker mains-powered hammer drill effortlessly tackles hard surfaces, and is ideal for putting together shelves in the garage. Because it has a 3m cable, it’ll be just as easy to manoeuvre around different angles as it will … →

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The 361-Nemesis Trainer…

The 361-Nemesis was created based on popular demand. The need for a classic stable everyday trainer is now fulfilled. A proven and-tested platform featuring an extended medial post provides a stable and secure feeling. 361 kindly sent us a pair … →

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Cuprinol Decking Stain…

Practical and stylish, our anti-slip decking paint keeps your deck looking its best by protecting it from the elements and the effects of wear and tear. Choose from a range of durable deck paint colours, nourishing oils or protecting deck … →

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Y Not treat yourself?

YNot? is not just a brand, it’s a way of life. The brand name is a stylised contraction of the expression ‘why not?’, which typifies the brands fans’ attitude to life, viewing it as an adventure where you’ve got to try everything … →

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Make your bedroom sing…

A well designed room really comes down to the finishing touches. Those last pieces that pull the whole look together. If you do not add in finishing touches, a room will lack depth, texture, and that ‘cosy’ feeling will just be absent. We went in … →

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Urgent appeal to help isolated older people…

A charity is urgently appealing for volunteers to help lonely older people in the Bury St Edmunds area. Contact the Elderly, a UK charity dedicated to tackling loneliness and social isolation among older people, provides Sunday afternoon gatherings for people … →

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Happy Birthday Frugi!

Award winning, organic cotton childrenswear brand, Frugi, based in Helston Cornwall   is celebrating a fantastic 15 years of ethical business with a unique view into its organic cotton production in India. The mini-series, ‘15 years of Frugi’, takes a behind … →

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Light up your home…

Interior Lighting… Proper interior lighting plays a huge role in the comfort and liveability of any interior space. Placement and type are important aspects of interior design, and they work in conjunction with colour selections, room size, availability of natural light and furniture selection. Lighting is an important aspect … →

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Fathers Day Gift Guide…

Its coming up on Sunday 16th June… Father’s Day!  Struggling to buy a gift this Father’s day? Well have no fear. Father’s Day is a celebration honouring fathers and it gives us a chance every year to show our appreciation for … →

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Our top three monthly colours from Saint Nails…

Saint Nails offer long lasting, high quality Gel Nail Polish (a pure gel rather than a shellac nails type) and accessories for both Home and Salon. They focus on fantastic products, excellent service and at stunning value. Their colour gel … →

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The bin of all bins…

The 58 litre dual compartment rectangular sensor bin with voice and motion control from Simplehuman… Modernise your kitchen with simplehuman’s fantastic dual compartment rectangular sensor bin. This amazing voice feature allows you to open the bin by saying ‘open can’, and … →

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Bensons for Beds – The Sanctuary Collection by Sealy

Bensons for Beds – Britain’s favourite bed specialist a company dedicated to ensuring our customers get a great night’s sleep and over 50 years’ heritage. Your bedroom should be a sleep haven – a place where you can enjoy a blissful, … →

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The new Next2Me Magic from Chicco…

The UK’s most loved award-winning crib has a magical new look with the launch of Chicco’s Next2Me Magic. The innovative side-sleeping crib has even more features to allow you and your baby to sleep closely and comfortably all night long. … →

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Keep your pets hydrated this summer…

Most of us know how important it is for people to drink enough water, but it’s just as important for pets. So here is a perfect solution for indoor or outdoor use this summer. Common signs of dehydration include: Vomiting … →

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Emile et Rose…

Emile et Rose babywear collections are renowned for traditional pastel blues and pinks, but staying on trend with great prints and accent colours. The fabrics are mainly cotton or cotton-rich and are soft and comfortable to wear. Their clothing is … →

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The secret to keeping perky…

We all know there’s no magic pill to make your boobs bigger, your butt tighter or your cellulite melt away. But, while Mother Natures doesn’t always bless us with the curves we’d really like, she does give us plenty of … →

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Decking makeover…

Summer is almost here and what better place to spend the warm sunny days than in the garden, but what about if there are a few areas of your garden that are looking a little tired and run down? This … →

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Sotterley Estate to Host Outdoor Cinema…

Suffolk cinema-goers can look forward to a screening under the stars at a new location this summer, as Sotterley Estate opens its doors for the first time for Bohemian Rhapsody, on Saturday 10 August. Gates will open at 7pm for … →

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Lily & Ribbon…

Lily & Ribbon was founded by a woman who dared to dream about making maternity fashionable not frumpy and breastfeeding as accessible as possible in the craziness of life! Why should a woman feel frumpy and frustrated during her pregnancy? … →

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Appleyard Flowers… for any occasion

We recently came across a wonderful service called Appleyard Flowers specialising in luxury floral and gifting brand, specialising in boutique designs with a modern British flair. Appleyard London believe that everyone should have a little luxury in their life. They … →

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Brighten up your garden…

With the Solar Centre… The Solar Centre has become one of the UK’s leading new eco brands. Their constant focus on product innovation using the latest battery, LED and solar technology ensures year round reliability across our range. They supply to … →

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Gtech HT20 Cordless Hedge Trimmer

The Gtech Cordless Hedge Trimmer HT20 The Gtech long-reach hedge trimmer is designed to trim hedges and cut branches. Reach higher up and lower down with less stress and strain. This long-reach hedge trimmer is a versatile, balanced machine. Lightweight … →

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Kegel8 Ultra 20 Electronic Pelvic Toner

It can be a devastating blow to realise that you are no longer in complete control of your body. Kegel8 understand all too well the effect that pelvic floor dysfunction has on every single aspect of a woman’s life. Whether … →

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Anita Maternity Belly Belt

The Anita Maternity Belly Belt has been softly tailored and made of air-permeable microfibre fabric. This is perfect for effective prevention of back pain, especially in the final weeks of pregnancy. Thanks to integrated flexible stretch zones sitting down is … →

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Dagsmejan Swedish Temperature Controlled Sleepwear…

After a good night’s sleep we feel refreshed and energised, ready to make the most of each day with a clear mind. That’s why Dagsmejan developed a unique range of sleepwear designed for incredible sleep comfort all night, every night. … →

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Pretty Summer Sandals…

Pretty You London have a gorgeous summer footwear collection is designed with sun-soaked holiday days and balmy summer nights in mind, for a modern and classy feel ideal for the style conscious woman. Making Summer footwear more refined; from updating … →

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The World’s First Breast Pump Shaped Around You

Medela unveils its brand-new, research-based, Flex™ Technology to provide maximum comfort and more milk. The first ever breast pump to adapt to mums’ natural breast shape launches this May. Introducing Medela Flex™ the latest technology from the world leading breastfeeding … →

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Looking for a great gift?…

Then check out Buyagift.co.uk… It happens to thousands of people each week from Buyagift – an unsuspecting person receives the gift of a life time from a loved one or colleague, but each experience is unique. With a range of experiences … →

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Product Focus: The Ultimate Side Sleeper Pillow

Did you know that over half the population prefers to sleep on their side over any other sleeping position? As we know, sleep is one of the things we all do differently. Choosing a good pillow for side sleeping is … →

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Most Stylish Celebs of the Last Decade…

Photo by Anete Lūsiņa / The Unsplash License Many people believe that true style is about more than just embracing the latest trending looks. Often, celebrities and influencers will add their own spin to trends to keep their look on … →

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Osmo Summer Essentials…

OSMO STYLING COLLECTION OSMO’s flawless finishing products bring five-star levels of finesse to every step of the styling process. The extensive collection puts you in the creative driving seat and delivers ravishing end results that will inspire to recreate the … →

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Hugo & Me…

Looking to add some final flourishes to your new nursery?  Then you must simply stop by Hugo & Me! We found this gorgeous nursery canopy which we will be featuring in our Nursery Make Over feature in July. Nursery Canopy … →

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Manchester Tart Gin

This year, Didsbury Gin is going back to its Mancunian roots, and has created a new flavoured gin to reflect the city’s heritage with a new spirit which tastes of a classic dessert. The new gin, has been created to … →

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Myths of Online Slots

Over the years there’s been many rumours surrounding the world of online slot gaming, the sorts of rumours that only spread lies and stir up trouble in our opinion. As avid online slot players ourselves at sites such as starslots.com, … →

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The best Argan Oil products…

Argan oil is an age-old beauty secret that has many uses, helping to hydrate and soften your hair. With its high content of antioxidants, essential fatty acids, and vitamin E, the benefits of argan oil naturally help increase hair’s elasticity and consistently restore shine to dull, lifeless hair With … →

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Babies have the best smell in the world…

Ecover launches campaign to champion the right for babies to smell like babies Over three-quarters of parents believe their baby has the best smell in the world (77%) Babies smell so good that over half of parents (62%) want to … →

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Sophie la girafe®

Sophie la girafe® remains the world’s bestselling teething toy, having sold over 50 million since the beloved giraffe’s arrival in 1961. An incredible 58 years later, 2019 is set to be another wonderful year for the iconic, safe and natural … →

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JoJo Maman Bébé Maternity Sleepwear…

Get a restful night’s sleep with JoJo Maman Bébés latest collection of maternity nightwear, a chic and supportive choice for your pregnancy wardrobe. This range is designed to fit you throughout your pregnancy and beyond. Soft, stretchy fabrics are comfy to sleep in and … →

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Tile Pro Combo pack…

The Tile Pro Combo Pack is Tiles most powerful and durable Bluetooth tracker and comes in two colours so you can suit your style and situation. Tiles family of products and intuitive app work together to help find your things near … →

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Creative touches for your garden…

Looking for something to add a bit of creative flare to your garden? How about some mood lighting? This festoon bulb starter set offers a contemporary lighting feature for parties and gatherings and is available in a variety of colour … →

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Wrendale Designs…

Wrendale Designs was driven by a love of beautiful things and an eye for quality. Award Winning Artist Hannah Dale began Wrendale Designs on a crowded kitchen table in Melton Ross, Lincolnshire. Having a pretty eclectic background (studying art at … →

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Bubblegum Balloons…

Bubblegum Balloons is run by 3 friends with a shared passion for creativity and beautiful things!  If you thought balloons were JUST for children’s parties, think again. With Bubblegum Balloons, Laura, Sally, and Meg have taken the humble balloon and … →

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Baby Annabell Sweetie for babies 22cm

Small but perfectly formed… what do you mean, “but”? Small and perfectly formed! After all, “perfectly formed” also means excellent and immaculate. This adorable Baby Annabell Newborn doll is soft, cuddly and the perfect companion for newborns. Dressed in a … →

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New Product: SILKUP Luna

The silk hair wrap to cure bad hair days… SILKUP launches its first product; the Luna. Luna is a silk hair wrap that protects hair from damage while sleeping and can also help to prolong hair styles. The benefits of … →

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Bounce Loves… Baby Shower special…

A baby shower celebrates the expected birth of a child or the transformation of a woman into a mother. Here are our top suggestions for helpful baby shower gifts for both mum and baby… 1. GUND Baby Flappy The Elephant … →

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Pam’s Pregnancy Ultrasound Centre

PAMS (Pam’s Pregnancy Ultrasound Centre) is a private and independently run Ultrasound Centre founded in 2010 and run by advanced ultrasound practitioner Punam Kapur. Mrs Punam Kapur has over 18 years experience in obstetric ultrasound both within the NHS and … →

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The Coastal Nursery Collection

Showcasing a classic coastal style of curved edges and soft lines, enriched with panelled wood detail and a painted finish, the Dover furniture is a collection that brings character to your child’s bedroom. Ideal for creating a full nursery in … →

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Win! Tickets to see Pasadena Roof Orchestra…

The UK’s finest dance band playing music from the roaring 1920s and elegant 1930s are celebrating 50 years in 2019. Not just a show with music, but some delightful tomfoolery is in store with band leader Duncan Galloway and his … →

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Exclusive interview with Nile Rodgers

The Jockey Club Live and Newmarket Racecourses are delighted to announce the legendary NILE RODGERS & CHIC’s return to the July course, headlining the family-friendly Summer Saturday Live on Saturday 8th June 2019. Nile Rodgers is truly exceptional. He amplifies … →

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Bow & Rattle

Be practical without compromising on style… We speak to Caragh O’Driscoll, founder of Bow and Rattle, about her selection of Luxury Baby Changing Bags. How did you come up with the idea for these beautiful bags?  It all began when … →

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Cecil Amey Opticians

Bounce Magazine were kindly invited along to visit independent Optician, Cecil Amey in Norwich, for an eye examination and hearing test, here’s what we thought… “It’s been a few years since my last eye test, so its fair to say … →

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Gaston Sink Mixer Kitchen Tap from Methven

Enjoy the ease and versatility of pull-out or pull-down spray options allowing a greater range of movement in and around the sink. Features rain spray & aerated flow with pause function. Choose from a range of finishes including chrome, satin … →

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Tommy and Lottie

Tommy and Lottie is a unisex baby, kids and adult clothing and lifestyle brand, specialising in ethically and sustainably made clothing and wall prints. With a passion to protect the environment tommy and lottie only produce good quality, unisex , … →

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Nanoleaf Light Panels

Nanoleaf Light Panels are a smart lighting product unlike anything you’ve seen before. Wake up to the sunrise, improve your mood with stunning colours, and automate your lighting throughout the day. It’s Even Music for Your Eyes The Rhythm add-on … →

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Tesco SS19 Homeware

Tesco Home introduces a Scandi-chic feel with geometric prints, modern florals and pastel tones, while Fox & Ivy maintains its luxury look with statement floral prints and metallic touches, but also introduces a more relaxed, everyday look with earthy tones, … →

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Bounce Loves… Royal Baby Special…

For the Nursery: 1. Playtime Pal Balloon (£14.99) mothercare.com 2. Owlet Smart Sock (£269) owletbabycare.co.uk 3. Nanoleaf Light Panels (9 Tiles – £179.99) nanoleaf.me/en/ 4. Steiff Soft Cuddly Friends Toni tiger (£25) steiff.com 5. MyBaby Slumberscents Baby Sleep Diffuser (RRP … →

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Finding your optimum health…

Do you feel below par? Small changes in your diet may lead to big changes in your health. Want to know exactly what you need to change and how to make those changes long lasting? Carrie Temple, Nutritional Therapist. Dip … →

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Win! Tickets to see The Crooners at The Apex…

Following their successful appearance at The Apex last year, we just had to have them back. This rip roaring comedy musical has been wowing audiences with its witty and exhilarating show full of satirical energy, hilarious one liners, laugh out … →

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Ben Haenow – UK acoustic tour…

We speak to Ben about his UK acoustic tour visiting Norwich this month… Following the release of his second studio album ‘Alive’, Ben Haenow has announced that he will be touring the UK again in April 2019. The charismatic singer-songwriter, … →

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Viners SS19 cutlery sets…

Viners has a long and illustrious history as a family of silversmiths in the UK since the late 19th century. Establishing their first manufacturing business in 1908 in Sheffield, specialising in plated holloware, they were one of the first businesses … →

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K5 full control home pressure washer…

The K5 Full Control Home is a powerful product, perfect for tackling large areas and stubborn dirt. The additional home package comes with a T350 and a 1L bottle of stone cleaner. The new K5 is a fantastic pressure washer, … →

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Virtual Reality has a New Place in Money-Making…

In the last few years, virtual reality has expanded beyond video games. It is growing from the sphere of ‘purely for fun’ to becoming an important innovation in business. In some crazy new ways, VR is an important opportunity for the … →

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The Owlet Smart Sock…

We think this smart sock is the most innovative baby monitor currently on the market. Why? Over the years new parents have all faced the fear of bringing home their baby for the first time and anxiously watching over them as they sleep. … →

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Ninja Foodi Multi-Cooker…

Are you searching for a pressure cooker, slow cooker or air fryer? You’re in the right place. The Ninja Foodi Multi-Cooker combines all these functions and more, including steam, bake, roast and grill. Featuring TenderCrisp Technology, this one-pot wonder is the only pressure … →

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Product focus : Babocush

As any new parent knows, a clean, fed, and well-rested baby is a happy baby. Ergonomically designed specifically for newborns, the babocush is able to soothe and settle your baby instantly leaving you with time for yourself. Part baby seat and part … →

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Bounce loves… garden gifts for mum!

Links: 1. Keter Denali 570 Litre Wood Look Duotech Outdoor Storage Deck Box costco.co.uk 2. Pure Sprayer hozelock.com 3. Grow Your Own Gin Herbs Kit Yumbles 4. Fiskars PowerGear™ X Pruners fiskars.co.uk 5. Royal Sussex Traditional Garden Trug  made-to-last.co.uk 6. … →

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Win tickets to see James Morrison in Norwich…

With two #1 albums, five Top 10 singles, a BRIT Award and 7 million sales, James Morrison is one of the biggest success stories of his era. He’s now set for an exciting new chapter in his career with the release of his new album‘You’re Stronger Than You Know’ on March 8th via Stanley Park Records. … →

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Interview with Internet sensation, dodie…

Dodie Clark is a 23 year old singer songwriter from Epping. She is arguably the most successful DIY artist of recent times, having built herself a considerable fanbase since she began uploading music from her bedroom aged just 16. dodie … →

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Woman to Woman head out for UK Headline Tour 2019…

Six months on from finishing the first leg, Woman to Woman returns to UK stages this June with an eagerly anticipated, second offering. Beginning at the Buxton Opera House on June 2 and running through to Cardiff’s St David’s Hall … →

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Product feature: Bababing RockOut Rocker 2

The award winning BabaBing! RockOut Rocker 2 is designed to soothe and calm your baby with a gentle rocking motion. The easy to use ‘Actuation Plunger’ gives 3 easily adjustable positions for the baby rocker chair including kicking back and chillin’ … →

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Bounce Loves… Part Two

PRODUCT OF THE MONTH: STERLING SILVER MEXICAN BOLA PENDANT EMBELLISHED WITH A 9CT ROSE GOLD POLISHED BAIL – £149 As a symbol of the bond between a mother and baby our traditional chiming Mexican Bola necklaces are a lovely keepsake … →

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The Baby Show – 1st – 3rd March 2019

The Baby Show’s New Arrivals – The latest innovations and hottest brands being unveiled at The Baby Show… It’s just three weeks until The Baby Show with MadeForMums, returns to ExCeL London. Each year the UK’s leading, and most innovative, … →

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Katherine Jenkins

We speak to Katherine about her new album and UK tour… Britain’s best-selling classical artist of the last 25 years, Katherine Jenkins OBE has announced the release of her new album ‘Guiding Light’, out 30th November via Decca Records. For … →

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Fun Lovin’ Criminals are back with a new album…

The multi-platinum New York trio announce a headline UK & European tour to celebrate the release of their new album ‘Another Mimosa’. Fun Lovin’ Criminals burst onto the music scene in 1996, gate crashing the euphoric Brit-pop party with unforgettable … →

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Arlo Baby Monitor…

The Arlo Baby bills itself as an “all-in-one” baby monitor and “a super nanny”. By these statements, they must mean stuffed to the gills (or more accurately ears) with features. If its bunny shape isn’t cute enough, you will be … →

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Product review: Baby Annabell

Baby Annabell has been one of the most popular dolls for over 15 years and in those years they have come along way. Have you seen the Baby Annabell doll yet?  She (and her brother) are perfect gifts to have on … →

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A gift to remember…

The Edinburgh Casting Studio’s Body Casting Kits have proved tremendously popular, allowing their customers to create personalised sculptures from home, with a large family market.   Here’s some great gift ideas coming up for Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day 2019… … →

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Product feature: The BABYBJÖRN High Chair

If there’s one baby item you should invest in it’s a highchair. The BABYBJÖRN High Chair is t he perfect choice for your baby’s first high chair! You’re baby will spend a lot of time in one from weaning up until … →

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Mum’s can look cool as well as being practical…

In this day and age mums are clever, educated, and bustling with excitement as they navigate through life, fighting challenges left and right. It’s a lot of work; but somehow, they juggle careers, children, and still find the time to … →

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Bounce Loves (part 1)

PRODUCT OF THE MONTH: JOY BLACK SCUBA AND VEGAN LEATHER BACKPACK This uber luxe vegan backpack bag is the perfect baby bag. In fact it’s the ‘go everywhere do everything’ bag for women who need to be totally organised without … →

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Cocktail of the month: The Healthy Cosmo

In need of a detox but don’t want to cut all alcohol?… We have the perfect solution to help your conscience stay clean. Mix a lighter, 218-calorie, fab Cosmo by trading just a little alcohol for some club soda. Ingredients … →

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Interview with Ramin Karimloo…

Ramin Karimloo, one of the West-End’s and Broadway’s most recognizable and acclaimed names, has announced his ‘From Now On’ tour, across the UK. Named after his version of the powerful song from the Oscar-nominated film The Greatest Showman, the concerts will … →

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Paul Weller set to play at Forest Live 2019…

Paul Weller is the first artist to announce gigs as part of Forest Live 2019, the summer concert series promoted by the Forestry Commission. Paul’s latest release ‘True Meanings’, entered the UK charts at No 2. It is his fourteenth … →

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Win tickets to see Los Pacaminos at The Apex

Los Pacaminos features Paul Young, Drew Barfield, Mark Pinder, Steve Greetham, Jamie Moses and Melvin Duffy. They play the very best in tex mex border music from The Texas Tornadoes and Ry Cooder to Los Lobos and even Roy Orbsion. … →

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Christmas Mimosa

A sparkling delight that’s full of festive flavours… The recipe pairs pomegranate and cranberry to form a sweet, fruity base that is perfect for your favourite sparkling wine. The fun part comes with the garnish of fresh cranberries and a … →

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Gentleman’s Dub Club release new single and album…

After this past summer’s acclaimed project with The  Nextmen, Gentleman’s Dub Club return with the hotly anticipated album, ‘Lost  In  Space.’ True  connoisseurs of blending influences from genres  such as dub, reggae, ska, bass culture, jazz, and everything in between, … →

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MENTA Business Show…

Businesses from across the county attend MENTA business show… More than 700 people visited the MENTA Business Show at The Apex, Bury St Edmunds on Tuesday October 2. The event launched the ten-day West Suffolk Business Festival. Around 70 local … →

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Sloe Gin Cocktail…

Sloe it down… This autumnal hedgerow cocktail has a blend of botanical notes from the gin, infused with a juniper syrup, which makes for a sweet-sharp tipple. Ingredients… • 50ml sloe gin • 25ml lemon juice • 25ml gin • … →

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Olly Murs…

Following the release of his swaggering new single ‘Moves’ featuring Snoop Dogg, Olly Murs returns with his dazzling new album ‘You Know I Know’. ‘You Know I Know’ is a landmark release for Olly Murs who celebrates a decade at … →

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Exclusive interview with Rick Wakeman…

Following the hugely successful Piano Portraits tour last year, in support of the album of the same name, Rick Wakeman will return in Autumn 2018 with a new show based on the follow up release, entitled Piano Odyssey, which will … →

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Norfolk Gin – Negroni

One to enjoy as an aperitif… A classic, vintage, bittersweet cocktail. Simple and balanced. Ingredients • 2 measures Norfolk Gin •  2 measures Sweet Red Vermouth •  2 measures Campari • Ice Garnish •  Slice of orange Glass •  Tumbler … →

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Freya Roy

Neo-Soul/Nu-Jazz artist, with the vision to change the perception of women in music, calls out for support to crowd fund debut album… Described my Blues Matters Magazine as ‘A talented young performer making a lot of people sit up’, Norwich-based … →

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Exclusive interview with Ian McCulloch

Rachel Ducker speaks exclusively to Echo & the Bunnymen’s, Ian McCulloch, about his time in the band, new album and upcoming tour… Bands rarely ever arrive as the full package. Some manage to achieve that status through a lot of … →

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Win! Tickets to see Arrested Development…

Since 1991 they’ve championed colourful sounds, while spreading a unique mixture of consciousness and musicality around the globe. They were acclaimed as one of the greatest hip-hop artists of all time by VH-1, awarded 2 MTV Awards and their song … →

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Cocktail of the month – Purple People Easter

A treat indeed… A tasty (and creepy!) cocktail that gets its purple hue from blue curacao, grenadine, and cranberry juice. A perfect cocktail for any party! Ingredients… • purple sugar or sprinkles • 1 1/2 part vodka • 1 part … →

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Explore 4×4’s Quarantine is back with a Vengeance

East Anglia Faces the Return of the Zombie Apocalypse… Explore 4×4’s Halloween Experience is back this year with a vengeance. The thrill of the chase but in the safety of daylight! This year Quarantine: The Zombie Survival Run will take … →

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Magpie (2018) – Local Film Release

Magpie is an independent feature film that explores Post Traumatic Stress Disorder following World War II against the backdrop of the cultural, social and physical changes in East Anglia between 1942 and 1945. As part of a huge collaborative event … →

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Illustrator Helen Hird…

At Bounce Magazine we love celebrating our local area and the people in it, especially our skilful and talented creatives! Helen Hird is a fashion and bridal illustrator; among her clients are Lyst.com, Vogue UK & Glamour magazine, Harpers Bazaar, … →

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Exclusive interview with Izzy B Phillips – Black Honey

Bursting out of the ether in 2014 with their squalling guitars, vivid colours and cinematic vignettes, there’s no other British band out there quite like Black Honey. Having spent the last four years perfecting the indie game, everything you think you … →

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Exclusive interview with Gabrielle…

As soon as you hear The Voice, you know it can’t be anyone else. 25 years since her debut single Dreams reached No.1 in the UK, Gabrielle’s voice remains pure, seductive and gloriously unique, one of the most compelling, natural … →

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Jungle Bird

Rum Cocktail… Simpler than most tiki cocktails, this tropically inspired 1970s sipper, combines a delicious mix of dark rum, Campari and fruit juices. Ingredients • 1 1⁄2 oz • Dark Rum • 3⁄4 oz Campari • 1⁄2 oz Simple syrup … →

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Moody Girl

Emily Fazah is 28 years old, originally from Suffolk, she moved back from London a couple of years ago after working for a recording and publishing company. She decided that the 9-5 office slog was not suited to my lifestyle, and … →

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East Anglia: Activities for Fans of the Medieval

East Anglia is a region rich in history and character, famous for its nature as much as its cathedrals. Livestock, wildlife and adventure seekers can be found roaming its coasts and countryside. Castles, owls, deer, endless paths and rivers await … →

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The Ivy Norwich Brasserie set to open…

The Ivy Collection is pleased to announce that reservation lines are now open for The Ivy Norwich Brasserie, opening on Tuesday, 21 August. Image caption (from left to right): Jemima Blake (receptionist), Andrius Buinickas (head chef), Lord Mayor of Norwich … →

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Exclusive interview with Caswell…

Bounce Magazine’s Rachel Ducker speaks to up and coming artist, Caswell, about her first year playing at the Latitude Festival… R: You played on The Lake Stage at this years Latitude, how did it go?  It was insane! It’s the … →

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Bounce at Latitude…

Henham Park hosted the 13th edition of Festival Republic’s Latitude Festival last month. There is no Glastonbury this year but ‘who cares?’ Latitude has all the acts, all the comedy – and this year it had all the sunshine as … →

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Exclusive interview with Jesse Quin

We speak to Keane Bassist and Founder of Old Jet, Jesse Quin, about his career to date and creative space on the Suffolk Air Base… Photos © Nick Ilott, Jesse Quin, Craig Girling Suffolk musician Jesse Quin is best known as … →

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Bounce wins ‘Best Cover Design 2018’

Monday 23rd July was the 19th annual Cambridge Building Society Community Magazine Awards.. Local editors, publishers and staff from The Cambridge Building Society came together to find out which publications were victorious. The awards are held to celebrate the hard … →

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Menta Business Show

MENTA celebrates 10 years of their annual business exhibition. The Business Show has a refreshed format, bringing an energised atmosphere to the event… The event will take place on Tuesday 2nd October at The Apex, Bury St Edmunds from 9am until 4.30pm. In 2017 more … →

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Exclusive interview with Skinny Rodgers…

Reminiscent to a fictional character from the critically acclaimed show Twin Peaks, Skinny Rodgers emanates a nostalgic glow of small-town suburbia. With songs such as ‘Home Run’ and ‘A Place You Cannot Map’ there’s a strong sense of escapism. Not … →

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Exclusive interview with Piers James…

Quickly making a name for himself on the UK scene is rapper, Piers James. With thought provoking lyrics and a positive spin on content, his skills as a lyricist, as well as in songwriting and producing, make the Vibes and … →

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Win… £250 towards your wedding…

Spending time at The Newmarket Wedding Show on Sunday 2nd September, may not only help with planning your wedding, but give your budget a little helpful boost with a competition to win £250 cash. All you have to do to … →

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Whiskey Smash

One for August… What do August and the Kentucky Derby have in common? Cold whiskey cocktails and big sun hats. Get yours on and indulge with this simple four-ingredient refreshment. Ingredients  • 1/2 Lemon, cut into wedges • 4 Mint … →

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Bridge the Gap Charity walk – get involved!

Bridge the Gap is once again expected to be a fantastic family day out or an opportunity for friends or work colleagues to get an insight of our impressive city. This popular annual walk will take you to visit some … →

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Secret Hobbies of Celebrities…

Source: Pixabay   During your lifetime, you might have learned many things, particularly that are directly related to earning an income for livelihood. Amidst these tasks, you might have also learned some activities that are done in one’s leisure time … →

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Top 5 Celebrity Teeth Transformations

Within the realm of Hollywood and magazines, it is majorly important that you have a smile that stands out in every photo, however, many believe that this is not achievable if you do not have sufficient funds to do so. … →

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Exclusive Interview with Jonny Quinn – Snow Patrol

On May 25th, Snow Patrol returned with Wildness, their first album in seven years, which finds the band searching for clarity, connection, and meaning, while staying true to the melodic songwriting prowess that brought them to prominence. Wildness taps into … →

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Cocktail of the month – Piña Colada

Ready for summer… How about just a taste of the beachy lifestyle with a Classic Piña Colada. Fresh pineapple makes our Piña Colada extra tropical. Ingreidents • 4 oz. spiced rum • 4 oz. coconut milk • 1/3 c. fresh … →

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Asian style spicy crab rolls…

Ingredients for the rolls • Fresh crab meat and claws 300g • Mango 1/2 each • Papaya 1/4each • Pomegranate 1/2 each • Red chili 1 small one • Shiso green leaf (or lettuce leaves)  8 leaves • Spring onions … →

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Exclusive interview with Ben Haenow…

Bounce Magazine’s Rachel Ducker speaks to Ben Haenow about his time in the X Factor, new marriage and album… Ben Haenow is best known for winning the eleventh series of the popular TV show the X Factor. Rachel Ducker speaks … →

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Kiefer Sutherland – Reckless Tour (Norwich)

“… The action star’s whiskey-sodden country music set is genuinely poignant; he puts other Hollywood hobby acts to shame …” THE GUARDIAN “… He’s grizzled and passionate; a low rumble, as gravelly as it is authentic …” THE DAILY TELEGRAPH  … →

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Personalised Phone Case

During May we were given the opportunity to review a fantastic Personalised phone cases from My Personalised Case. Mypersonalisedcase.co.uk started in 2009 and was one of the first providers of personalised phone cases in the Netherlands. They have perfected their technology over the … →

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Charlie Finks new release…

Former Noah & The Whale frontman and songwriter CHARLIE FINK is unveiling his new double a-side single today – Anywhere & My Heartbeat Lost It’s Rhythm. The double a-side follows on from his debut solo album ‘Cover My Tracks’ that … →

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Latitude 2018 preview…

Bounce Magazine’s attend the annual Latitude Press Day to see what our local festival has in store for us in 2018… Bounce Magazine were thrilled to be invited along to this year’s Latitude Press Day Preview at Henham Park. We … →

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Quail bonbons…

With prunes, wild mushrooms, celeriac puree and parsley emulsion milk… Ingredients • Quail legs 8 each • Pitted prunes 8 each • Wild mushrooms 100g • Celeriac 1/2 each • Peeled potatoes 300g • Eggs 2 each • Flour 2 … →

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Exclusive Interview with Matt Cardle…

Bounce Magazine’s Rachel Ducker speaks to Matt Cardle about his time in the X Factor, discusses mental health and new album… Matt Cardle makes a most welcome return to Sony Music with the release of his new album ‘Time To … →

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Win tickets to see Little Mix…

The Summer Hits Tour 2018… The world’s biggest girl band Little Mix have announced that 2017 X Factor Winners RAK-SU and Australian sister trio Germein will be joining them on their huge number of UK summer shows throughout July as … →

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Cocktail of the month – Strawberry Daiquiri

Summer Sipper… This fruity frozen favourite is a surefire crowd-pleaser, especially in the summertime. Ingredients • 4 oz. light rum • 1/2 c. fresh strawberries • 1/2 c. frozen strawberries • Juice of 1 lime • sliced lime, for garnish … →

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Looking for stuff to do in Suffolk?

It turns out there’s plenty to see and do in the county of Suffolk! This is where we can find the traditional seaside resort town of Lowestoft, thought to be one of the earliest known settlements of humans in Britain with … →

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The Most Expensive Cocktail in the World

When online lottery website Lottoland created an infographic to display the most expensive food and drink in the world, they settled on the Algonquin Hotel Martini as their priciest cocktail. Coming in at a cost of £6,890 a glass, it’s … →

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The Bury Festival 2018

The Bury St Edmunds Festival 2018 – From Reggae to Rhymes… Now in its 33rd year, the Bury Festival welcomes a star-studded programme for a world class celebration of culture. With 59 events across 14 venues in just 10 days … →

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Exclusive interview with singer songwriter Frank Turner…

Bounce Magazine’s Rachel Ducker speaks to singer songwriter, Frank Turner, about his new album and tour… A singular artist and songwriter of considerable talent, Frank Turner is able to sell out arena tours, Alexandra Palace and four consecutive nights at … →

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THE ENGLISH WHISKY CO.

St George’s Distillery is home to The English Whisky Co, located just off the A11 at Roudham, Norfolk. The beautiful distillery was designed and built 11 years ago by the Nelstrop family for the specific purpose of producing the very … →

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St Peters Brewery

Going alcohol free? Trying to cut down on your units? Or designated driver? Then choose St Peter’s Without® Original, Without® Gold and Without® Organic, the tastiest zero alcohol beers available in the UK. Without® Original is delicious, malty, full-bodied and … →

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Win tickets to see UB40 at the Bury Festival

See UB40 live as part of the Bury Festival… Starting life in 1978 when a group of young friends in Birmingham came together, UB40 went on to achieve massive success. With over 50 hit singles in the UK and over … →

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Win tickets to see Northern Soul Live

A soul and motown party! The Edwin Starr Band featuring Angelo Starr, with special guest – Lorraine Silver. Edwin Starr’s original band, The Team, backed Edwin on all his shows. Still playing following his sad passing in 2003, the story … →

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Inspiring Gardens…

With warmer weather finally here, we can start contemplating long lazy summer days spent outside. Gardens bursting back into life after a dull winter can really lift our spirits and with that in mind, a little bit of effort now, … →

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The Dire Straits Experience

The Dire Straits Experience, the acclaimed live show from former Dire Straits touring member Chris White, have announced a six-date UK tour spanning May and June 2018. Over 25 years have passed since Dire Straits disbanded, leaving a catalogue of … →

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Cocktail of the month… Dirty Martini

An all time classic… The dirty secret behind the Dirty Martini? A dash of olive brine brings a hint of umami to the classic Martini. Ingredients • 70ml/2fl oz vodka or gin • 1 tbsp dry vermouth • 2 tbsp … →

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Online Dating: How to Meet Your Perfect Partner

In 21st century Britain, the vast majority of us will have given online dating a go at some point. Although doing things the old-fashioned way still has a certain nostalgic appeal, the reality is that most of us won’t run … →

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Summer at Graze…

Situated in Beccles, just a stone’s throw away from the town’s large clock tower, you will find Graze at The White Horse, a charming place to drink and dine no matter what day of the week it is. If you … →

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Win tickets to see Crooners…

A truly British swingin’ affair… This modern world does not always seem the place for men of style and vigour. Men with a penchant for sentiment, romance and charm. Men who own tap shoes. Crooners follows the story of three … →

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For that something extra…

MAKE YOUR WEDDING ONE TO REMEMBER! Planning a wedding can be a full time job in itself, however, at A&M Events we have so much under one roof, we can make your work a little easier. Based on the Suffolk … →

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Circus of Tastes…

The event was a collaboration between Hales Hall’s owner, Helen Johnston, and her friends, Marwan Badran Food Artist & Masterchef, founder of Mouth.Events, & Annie Nichols founder of Hot Meals Now. Bounce Magazine popped along to the event to see … →

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Forest Live comes to Thetford Forest!

Forest Live is a major live music series, managed by the Forestry Commission. Held every summer in seven beautiful forest locations across the country, over 1.5 million people have attended a gig in the programme’s seventeen-year history. Twenty-one million people … →

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Terrine of Lobster and Leeks…

Serves 8 A terrine most commonly refers to a French forcemeat loaf similar to a pâté, made with more coarsely chopped ingredients. Terrines are usually served cold or at room temperature. Here is a great terrine recipes to enjoy this … →

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Eau De Lavender…

Spring is here… Sexy and smooth, this tequila cocktail has a hint of lavender and a dash of sweet honey syrup. It’s spring in a cup, but since the floral flavours come from bitters, you can sip it all year … →

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Exclusive interview with Example…

Bounce Magazine’s Rachel Ducker speaks to Elliot Gleave, Example, about his career, marriage and fatherhood… After five albums including the platinum-selling Number One Playing in the Shadows, two Number One singles, seven Top 10s hits which earned Example a Brit Nomination … →

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INKY RAMBLINGS – A poem by Hannah Williams

Give breath to my inky ramblings Breathe into them muscle and bone, Seep into the core of their being Stained with sun-kissed meadows  And star-lit glades, A labyrinth of wistful silence Crashing into a roar of vibrant paintings Which squeezes … →

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Beth Haxby Cakes…

Who doesn’t love a good cake? No wedding or special occasion would be complete without one. This month we ask the expert, self-taught home-baker, Beth Haxby, about choosing the perfect cake… Q: When did you first start baking and why? … →

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Interview with Nadiya Hussain

World Book Day which returns on 1st March for 2018. This year, one of the authors penning an official World Book Day book, is The Great British Bake Off’s Nadiya Hussain… World Book Day marks the world’s biggest celebration of … →

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Exclusive Interview with Calum Scott

Bounce Magazine’s Rachel Ducker speaks to Calum Scott about winning Britain’s Got Talent and his new album, single & tour… We catch Calum Scott, just, in between commitments Stateside. The singer-songwriter from Hull has been in Los Angeles, writing with hand-picked … →

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Exclusive Interview with Ali Campbell

Bounce Magazine’s Rachel Ducker speaks to Ali Campbell about the bands new album ‘A Real Labour of Love’… ‘A Real Labour Of Love’ is the new album from UB40 Featuring Ali, Astro & Mickey, to be released March 2nd on … →

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Win tickets to see Hot Chocolate…

Formed in Brixton, Hot Chocolate’s first record, ‘Love Is Life’, released in 1970, reached number 6 in the charts. This was the start of a fifteen year career for the group who amassed a total of over 30 hits, and … →

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Brunch Punch…

Perfect for Easter Celebrations… Cheers to Easter… One big batch = Sunday Funday all day. Ingredients • 2 L sprite • 2 c. orange juice • 2 c. pineapple juice • 2 c. vodka • 1 bottle prosecco • 2 … →

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Frogs Legs – “Les Cuisses De Grenouilles”

The consumption of frogs’ legs in France totals 3000 to 4000 tons per year (60 to 80 million frogs). With a population of 60 million, that makes only 60gr [2 oz] per Frenchman, which means that, contrary to what many … →

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Embrace are back…

EMBRACE have recently released the title track from their forthcoming album, LOVE IS A BASIC NEED, which follows recent releases THE FINISH LINE, WAKE UP CALL and NEVER, all taken from the new album, released on 2 March 2018 through … →

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Interview with JJ Burnel from The Stranglers…

Bounce Magazine’s Rachel Ducker speaks to JJ about his time in The Stranglers and what is in store for 2018… The Stranglers will be hitting the road again in March 2018, this time with The Definitive Tour. With the vast … →

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Jardine of London…

Luxury brand Jardine of London has recently introduced their very own gorgeous scented candles… They ooze luxury, with their silver lid, magnetic presentation box and black gift ribbon.  All hand-poured in England and an average burn time of 45 hours.  … →

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The Vegan Low Down…

Is it me, or is it the year of the Vegan? I don’t know about you, but I’ve lost count of the amount of vegan related posts during January. It seems ‘Veganuary’ was definitely a thing! However, the trend still … →

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Win a break at Thorpe Forest!

Forest Holidays has teamed up with Bounce to offer one lucky winner a fabulous break in Thorpe Forest… Situated in a glorious woodland meadow, deep in the heart of Thorpe Forest, our cabins make an ideal base for adventures, exploring … →

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Funky Skincare…

Bounce Magazine speaks to Sarah Gare about her extensive line of natural skin care products… Shopping for skincare is overwhelming enough as it is with so many products we buy with our hard-earned cash, but when you want to ensure … →

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LES ESCARGOTS

A Classic French Snail Recipe… Try something different this February – perfect for couples this Valentine’s Day! Ingredients • Large snails 1 can • Snails shells 4 Dozen • Salted Butter 400g • Chopped Parsley 3 tablespoons • Bread crumbles … →

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Raspberry Chocolate Martini…

Perfect for Valentine’s Day… Set the mood for a romantic evening with one (or a few) of this tasty Valentine’s cocktail Ingredients • 1.5 oz Chambord • 1.5 oz Kahlúa • 1 oz Heavy cream • 80 percent dark chocolate … →

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Win a house party Maison Talbooth…

The prize is worth in the region of £8,000 (depending on the chosen date) and will be drawn on Tuesday 1st January 2019 at Maison Talbooth. With the all-important 50th anniversary of Maison Talbooth on the horizon in 2019, Milsom … →

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Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air this month and even us ‘non-romantics’ are more likely to make more of an effort for their partners on 14th February. So, V-Day falls on a Wednesday this year, what to do? Schedule a romantic … →

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Win tickets to see Freak Power…

Freak Power was originally formed in the early nineties by Norman Cook, aka Fatboy Slim, Ashley Slater and vocalist Jesse Graham. As the love child of Cook’s Beats International (‘Dub Be Good To Me’) and Slater’s seminal cult band Microgroove, … →

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Win tickets to see Jimmy Osmond…

Win tickets to see Jimmy Osmond – Moon River And Me… Direct from the USA, the only official Andy Williams tribute show starring Jimmy Osmond. This brand new show, full of award-winning music, nostalgic footage and special memories of Andy … →

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Exclusive interview with Matt Terry…

Bounce Magazine’s Rachel Ducker speaks to Matt Terry about his time in the X Factor and his new album… 2016’s X Factor winner Matt Terry launches his debut album ‘Trouble’. Matt co-wrote his album, which centers around the full cycle … →

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de Argenteins at Ancient House

Ancient House reopens as a new restaurant after four years. Ancient House in Halesworth’s Thoroughfare finally reopens its doors to guests on 19th December, after a four-year closure. Becky and Steve Jones, who are familiar faces in the town, have … →

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A new lease of life…

Slate is the new name Lawson’s Delicatessen in Aldeburgh and marks the next chapter for this popular Suffolk delicatessen, together with the opening of a new shop in Southwold. This much-loved specialist food shop on Aldeburgh High Street came under … →

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The Negroni…

Start the New Year off with a bang… The Negroni is a classic Italian drink. Made with Campari, a bitter-sweet red liqueur that’s been around since the 1860s. It is considered an apéritif, so it is a great drink to … →

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Oranges with Black and Green cardamom syrup…

Orange detox – Serves 6 Ingredients • Oranges 6 each • Caster Sugar 250 gr • Green cardamom pods 10 each • Ground black cardamom 1 tsp • Water 200ml • Limon cress or Mint  1/2 of a bunch Method … →

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One’s to watch 2018…

We speak to Flawes, The Aces, Sea Girls & Y.O.U.N.G about their  past year and what we can expect from them this year… The Aces… R: How​ ​was​ ​2017​ ​for​ ​you? 2017​ ​was​ ​amazing.​ ​We​ ​got​ ​to​ ​travel​ ​more​ ​than​ … →

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Forest live 2018…

The Script are one of the world’s most popular bands and have sold over 29 million records. Their latest release, ‘Freedom Child’, topped the UK Official Albums Chart and scored the band their fourth UK No 1 album. Lead single … →

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Newton Faulkner…

Bounce Magazine’s Rachel Ducker speaks Newton Faulkner about his career to date and his largest tour ever… Big, beat-conscious and astonishingly diverse are not the adjectives that might have sprung immediately to mind with regard to Newton Faulkner in the … →

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Air Traffic…

Listen to the interview here Chris Wall, lead singer of Air Traffic, speaks to Rachel Ducker about their ten year celebration and new tour…. Air Traffic create brilliant, occasionally brutal, pop music. Debut album ‘Fractured Life’ earned the band a … →

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In the spotlight… Gracie Wright

Award-winning author and singer song-writer Gracie Wright has made a come back to the stage after taking a couple of years to reassess her writing style. Gracie was invited to sing at this year’s Prince’s Trust regional awards in Norwich … →

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Champagne Eggnog…

A cocktail to toast Christmas… This cocktail recipe adds a touch of luxury to eggnog, a classic festive drink. It may sound a little challenging to make, but it’s worth it. Method 1. Shake all ingredients excluding the Champagne in … →

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Melty Mushroom Wellingtons…

This smart all-in-one vegetarian main from Tesco, is perfect for entertaining. Even the meat eaters will love them! Ingredients • 750g lighter ready-rolled puff pastry • 4 medium-sized Portobello mushrooms • 2tbsp olive oil • 15g (1/2oz) dried porcini mushrooms … →

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Win tickets to see Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band…

Win tickets to see Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band… What better way to celebrate the holiday season, than with a man who has helped shape our musical Christmas… Recently inducted into the ‘Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame’ in … →

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Prestigious award win for Oakfired…

Oakfired at Royal Oak, in Beccles, wins prestigious award after just three months in business… The Royal Oak, in Ravensmere, was recently reborn as a Neapolitan pizza restaurant specialising in authentic, oak-fired dishes. The Pizza, Pasta and Italian Food Association … →

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Winter is coming…

Last month Collen and Clare hosted their biggest Fashion Show to date in aid of Street Child UK… Watch the video here   Winter is Coming – Collen & Clare fashion show from beth hodgson on Vimeo. Street Child UK … →

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The Darkness are back!

Rachel Ducker speaks exclusively to Dan Hawkins about growing up in Suffolk, his career to date and the bands new album and tour… Listen to the interview here 2003 gave birth to one of the most extraordinary and best loved … →

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Autumn Fig & Apple Martini

A cocktail to toast Autumn’s arrival… This cocktail that is naturally sweet. I’m not a fan of overly sugary cocktails. Figs tend to vary quite a bit in terms of sweetness– some ripe figs are very sweet, while others are … →

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Leader of the pack, Ellie Rowsell of Wolf Alice…

Bounce Magazine’s Rachel Ducker speaks to leader of the pack, Ellie Rowsell from Wolf Alice… Listen to the interview here… WOLF ALICE are ELLIE ROWSELL [vocals and guitar]  JOFF ODDIE [guitar and vocals] THEO ELLIS [bass] and JOEL AMEY [drums and vocals]. The … →

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Is the pet life for you?

When’s the last time you did something a little bit different? If you’re taking a while to answer that question then listen up. Admit it we all love a furry friend. But a new addition to the family is a … →

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Castang’s Kitchen

An independent kitchen and tableware storehas recently opened at 66a St John’s Street, Bury St Edmunds. Run by husband and wife team Jacob and Megan Castang, the store will showcase artisan tableware and handmade kitchen products, suitable for home entertaining, … →

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A new barber at Cabello

Cabello Hair & Beauty in Halesworth have recently announced a new edition to their team and continue to expand after their latest award success. After being certified by ‘The London School of Barbering’ Chris Jenkins, will now be offering a … →

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Jake Aldridge

Photography by Haleana Knights – www.haleanaknights.com Bounce Magazine speaks local singer songwriter Jake Aldridge about his journey so far and recent award win… R: Hey Jake, thanks for speaking to us at Bounce today. Aw, thank you also, I’m excited to … →

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Get more than just your morning coffee…

Coffee has a very aromatic flavour profile and can be used in many surprising recipes. The brewed coffee adds a fruity background while the addition of the ground coffee gives deep earthy notes with a slight bitterness which compliments the … →

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Win tickets to see The South…

When great British pop institution, The Beautiful South, split in 2007, some members of the band weren’t quite ready to hang up their microphones or instruments… The South features former members of The Beautiful South including singer Alison Wheeler and … →

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Chocolate Bat Biscuits…

Recipe • 125g butter, softened • 85g icing sugar • 1 large egg yolk • 1 tsp vanilla extract • 1 tsp milk • 175g plain flour, plus extra for rolling • 1 tsp fine espresso-style powder coffee • • … →

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Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival

During September I had the pleasure of attending the annual Aldeburgh Food & Drink festival. This event showcases the very best of Suffolk produce, and what fine produce there was on offer… The event took place in the beautiful setting … →

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How to carve a pumpkin

Carving a pumpkin isn’t rocket science, but it’s still wise to have a game plan. Before you lop off the top, take a look through our basic guide to carving the best Halloween pumpkin. Get your workspace ready First rule … →

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Bounce turns five years…

Five years ago this month, an idea ignited and from this small flame came the very first edition of Bounce Magazine. Starting a business is never an easy task and it could go one of two ways. Luckily for us, … →

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Halloween Horror…

Originally called Samhain, it was a time when they believed the division between the worlds of the living and the dead became very thin and when ghosts and spirits were free to wander as they wished… So here is a … →

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Baked Pear with Almond in Caramel

Pears are now coming in season and the temperature as dropped down a little. Why not eat them hot with a caramel sauce? Cold weather and comfort food is a match made in heaven. Ingredients for 4 people • Williams … →

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Exclusive Interview with Jonny Nelson…

Jonny Nelson’s quick-wit and humour have helped catapult his career with impressive speed, presenting in front of millions on a weekly basis, both nationally and world-wide. Bounce Magazine’s Rachel Ducker speaks to Jonny about his career to date and how … →

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In the spotlight… Owl & Wolves

Owl & Wolves are a 4 piece blues skiffle band featuring slide guitar, fiddle, bass, drums and vocals. Formed in 2013 as a 3 piece blues band, they quickly became interested in the sounds of Western swing and the blues … →

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Molly’s Bohemian Circus…

In spite of the rain, we had an amazing turnout for our daughter Molly’s fundraiser. Our aim was to raise enough money to fund a placement with SLV. Global to work in the mental health sector in Sri Lanka. The … →

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The Bee’s Knees

Pretty and simple… If you’ve never had a Bee’s Knees Cocktail, you’re missing out. It’s a gin based and it’s really easy to make at home with only three ingredients. Ingredients • 2 ounces gin • ¾ ounce honey syrup … →

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Interview with Gus Unger-Hamilton – Alt-J

ALT-J are JOE NEWMAN, GUS UNGER-HAMILTON and THOM GREEN, one of the most successful British bands of the millennium.  Their new album RELAXER follows THIS IS ALL YOURS and the Mercury Prize and Ivor Novello Award-winning debut album AN AWESOME … →

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Grilled marinated butterfly quail…

Ingredients for 4 people • Fresh Boneless quail 4 each • Plain yoghurt 100g • Olive oil 2 tbsp. • Garlic 1 clove • Small potatoes 300 g • Small tomatoes on vine 1 bunch • Fresh spinach 300 g … →

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The launch of Urban Jungle

After 17 years trading in Norfolk, Urban Jungle Plant Nursery and Café flings its doors open for the first time on 5th August at its new sister location in Beccles, Suffolk. Urban Jungle is a unique plant shopping experience, very … →

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Downsize your beauty bag…

Packing a compact eye shadow palette, multi-purpose products and just one lipstick are just some of the tricks to help you downsize your beauty bag. Other tips include being specific with your makeup brushes, swapping cleanser and toner for cleansing … →

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Win tickets to see Charlie Fink – Cover My Tracks…

The Old Vic London, in Association with Fane Productions, Presents… Charlie Fink’s Cover My Tracks. A night of live music and theatre. In an interconnected, digital world, what does it take to disappear? Former Noah and the Whale front-man and … →

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Latitude Review 2017…

THE BOUNCE TEAM CHECK OUT THE FESTIVAL… Henham Park hosted the 12th edition of Festival Republic’s Latitude Festival last month, and team Bounce were back to cover the goings on of the weekend. It dubs itself a “multi-arts festival” and that … →

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James – Interview with Jim Glennie….

Rachel Ducker, Editor of Bounce Magazine, interviews Jim Glennie, one of the original members of James about their upcoming show at Newmarket Nights… The Jockey Club Live are proud to announce that JAMES are the latest act to join the … →

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Interview with Charlie Fink…

Singer/songwriter Charlie Fink rose through the U.K.’s indie folk heyday to become a versatile solo musician in his own right. He first entered the limelight when he formed Noah and the Whale, and the band released four full-length albums, becoming … →

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Win! Tickets to see Matt Cardle & Kerry Ellis…

This summer will see two of the most powerful and award-winning voices of this century appear in concert together for the very first time… Kerry Ellis and Matt Cardle will take to the stage for an epic evening of entertainment … →

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Bury Food & Drink FESTIVAL 2017…

August Bank Holiday weekend hosts a fun-filled and free family event in the Our Bury St Edmunds Food & Drink Festival.  Meet TV chef Jack Stein, the middle son of Rick Stein, who is Executive Chef of the Stein restaurants, … →

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Are you getting enough sleep?

I imagine we’ve all had mornings where we didn’t get enough sleep, it can make you feel quite irritable and in a low mood.  The Sleep Council report an alarming 4 out of 5 of us complain of inadequate or … →

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Want a great fake tan?

Drinking plenty of water, applying petroleum jelly and patting yourself with a towel are just some of the best hacks for applying streak-free fake tan. Other tips are for pro-longing your fake tan once applied, and include things like adding … →

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The Gimlet…

Delicious and easy… Created to help the medicine go down. This is a simple mixture of gin and lime cordial.   Ingredients • 60ml/2 parts Plymouth Gin • 30ml/1 part Rose’s Lime Cordial • Lemon twist to garnish Method 1. … →

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Carpaccio of beef with “Saturne” peach…

Colourful, fresh and healthy… Ingredients for 4 people • Sirloin of beef (whole) 300g • Saturn peach 4 each • Watercress 1 punnet • Lemon 1 each • Spring onions 3 each • Extra virgin olive oil  4 tablespoon • … →

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Chicken Arrabbiata…

A quick and easy midweek dinner. This chicken arrabbiata recipe will bring a slice of Italy into your home. Ingredients • 4 free-range British skinless and boneless chicken breasts • 2 tbsp olive oil • 3 garlic cloves, finely sliced … →

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Joe Hurd at Jimmy’s Festival…

With his Italian good looks and Yorkshire-born manners, Joe Hurd is bringing a new cooler charm to cooking… A self-proclaimed blue-collar cook, he is not afraid of getting his hands dirty and creating Anglo-Italian food all can enjoy. The son … →

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Step by step festival Make Over…

Is it just me or do we all go to festivals but are somehow still horrified by literally everyone’s festival make-up? Like, how could glitter go that wrong? Which is why this month I have put together my step by … →

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Win a break at Thorpe Forest

Forest Holidays has teamed up with Bounce to offer one lucky winner a fabulous break in Thorpe Forest… Situated in a glorious woodland meadow, deep in the heart of Thorpe Forest, our cabins make an ideal base for adventures, exploring … →

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Latitude Festival 2017 Preview…

What to look forward to this year… Bounce Magazine were thrilled to be invited along to this year’s Latitude Press Day Preview at Henham Park. We caught up with the Latitude team and a few of this year’s performers. To … →

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Interview with Declan McKenna…

Declan McKenna has a problem with authority. For a suburban, Bowie-worshipping 17 year old who dropped out of school to record his debut album and slog round the country in a tour van, that’s hardly surprising. But this waif-like dreamer’s … →

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Interview with Lucy Rose…

Lucy Rose has spent the last year touring mostly acoustically, not just in the UK and Europe but also across India, Turkey, and for eight weeks in Latin America, where she lived with fans and played gigs every night for … →

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5Th Beccles Triathlon at Beccles Lido…

More than 170 triathletes put themselves through a gruelling physical challenge in the Beccles sunshine on 4th June.  The 5th Beccles Triathlon attracted a mixture of first timers and seasoned triathletes including several TeamGB triathletes and local pro Joe Skipper, … →

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Pineapple Ginger Prosecco Punch…

Delicious and different… This pitcher style cocktail is perfect to make ahead. There is also a mocktail version available too! Ingredients • 2 cups frozen pineapple chunks • 1/2 cup chopped Ginger • 4 cups pineapple juice • 1/2 cup … →

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Festival hair and beauty tips…

Avoiding lipstick, using hair gel to keep your glitter on and hiding greasy hair with a funky wig are just some of the expert hair and beauty tips to get you through festival season. We have created a list of … →

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Win tickets to the Supersonic 70s Show…

The Supersonic 70s Show will take you down memory lane with some of the biggest classic hits from the 70s. With a set list boasting an impressive range to suit all ages, the emphasis is on great hit songs from … →

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WheatGrass and Fresh ginger Shot…

The perfect health boost for summer… Ingredients for approx. 10 shots • Fresh Wheatgrass  4 punnets • Fresh Ginger (peeled) 60 g • Orange or Apple juice 600ml • Fresh passion fruit 2 each Method  • Dice the fresh Ginger … →

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Hibiscus Swizzle…

A summer stunner… Swizzles are drinks that are typically served over crushed ice and churned with a swizzle stick until supercold. Small ice cubes are a fine substitute for crushed ice. Ingredients • Small ice cubes or crushed ice • … →

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Le Fraisier…

Makes 6 portions… Ingredients for the “Fraisier” • English Strawberries 300 g • Madeira cake 80 g • Water 50 ml • Caster sugar 30 g • Gelatin leaf 4 each • Mascarpone 80 g • Egg white 2 each … →

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Texas perform in Suffolk this summer…

Fronted by Sharleen Spiteri, TEXAS are one of Britain’s best-loved bands. Rachel Ducker speaks to Sharleen exclusively for Bounce Magazine… The Jockey Club Live and Newmarket Racecourses are pleased to reveal the final artist for the 2017 Newmarket Nights season. … →

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Perfect Films For a Mother’s Day Outing…

We recently wrote about how to make Mother’s Day personal, and it’s definitely a piece worth taking a look at. This is a very special holiday for your mum, and you can make it even more so by coming up … →

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The Annual Hobbs Charity Fashion Show…

On Wednesday 5th April, Hobbs fashion store at The Arc, Bury St Edmunds, held a special charity fashion show in aid of Bury’s Women’s Refuge. Bounce Editor, Rachel Ducker, was invited along to report and compere at the event. “The … →

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Seabream with Gnocchi…

in tomato sauce with black olive and garlic dressing… Serves 4… Ingredients • Seabream     2 whole fishes • Potato gnocchi 250 g • Tomato passata 250 ml • Garlic 1/2 clove • White wine 50 ml • Unsalted … →

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The Huntingfield Easter Panto…

Back in September 2016, a vision came to the folk of Huntingfield. Brought to life by resident Stephen Harrison, the tale of the Sausagerous was born. As you may be aware, most Pantomimes happen around Christmas time, but we don’t … →

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The Art of Bunting…

Boomting Bunting provides large and small quantities of high quality bunting to add an extra burst of colour to any event. Bunting styles range from vibrant and colourful, to elegant and subtle. Perfect for baby showers, birthday parties, tea parties, … →

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The May Day…

Rum Cocktail… Rum is such an evocative spirit. It transforms, transcends and instantly transports the drinker to the sun-washed shores of the West Indies. This one is an interesting blend of fresh fruit flavours with a rum and apple juice … →

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The Spring Survival Guide…

While the warmer weather and brighter evenings make Spring many people’s favourite time of year, it is set to trigger a wave of problems due to the start of hay fever season. Trees begin to pollenate as early as March, … →

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Beccles Food & Drink Festival 2017…

It’s back! The 3rd Beccles Food & Drink Festival will be held on Saturday 27th May, and should be an educational and fun day for all the family. Running from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m, the free event, held in … →

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Win Tickets to see Twisting The Night Away…

An authentic modern day celebration featuring the powerhouse vocals of retro King Si Cranstoun and his band’s blend of Doo Wop, Rock ‘n’ Roll and Rocking Rhythm & Blues. The distinctive tenor highs of Si Cranstoun’s voice echo that of … →

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Maximo Park are back…

Alternative pop experts Maximo Park release their sixth studio album, ‘Risk To Exist’, available on Daylighting/Cooking Vinyl. ‘Risk To Exist’ sees Maximo Park on blistering form, bringing together their trademark hook-laden melodies and sense of urgency with off-kilter rock, soulful … →

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All about Hair Extensions…

Our hair and make-up expert, Kirsty Woolnough, shares her thoughts about hair extensions and what is best for your hair… The choppy bob and pixie crop cuts come in and out of fashion, however, long bouncy ‘Beyoncé’ waves seem to … →

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The Amazons – Interview with Matt Thompson

The Amazons are tipped to be one of 2017’s biggest breakthrough rock acts and have been listed on nearly every ‘artists to watch’ lists for 2017… it’s no surprise as they have been independently building their sound for years. The … →

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The Milsom Wedding Show

Last month I popped along to The Milsom Wedding Show to get some ideas for my own big day… I haven’t been to many wedding shows (this was my second), so I was eager to find out what was in … →

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The Jacksons at Newmarket…

The Jockey Club Live are excited to announce the next act to join the Newmarket Nights season – Mowtown legends THE JACKSONS. The Jacksons, originally formed as The Jackson 5, will be visiting Newmarket as they celebrate an incredible 50 hit-making … →

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Bride to be – Hair and Make-Up Advice (Part 2)…

Following last month’s column, Kirsty Woolnough, wedding hair stylist and beauty expert, shares here expert advice on what to do to prepare on the build up and during your wedding day. The Day Before… On the day before your wedding, … →

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All about Easter…

Chocolate, coloured eggs, cute little bunnies. These fun activities are just some of the things that usually come to mind when we think of Easter, but there’s more! These things aren’t really the reason we celebrate Easter every year. Why do … →

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Easy Hot Cross Buns…

An Easter Treat! Delicious warm from the oven, or lightly toasted for tea or breakfast… Ingredients • 500g strong white bread flour • ½ tsp salt • 2 heaped tsp mixed spice • 50g caster sugar • 50g butter, chopped … →

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Latitude Festival 2017…

Latitude Festival announces the line up for their 12th Edition which takes place on Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th July 2017 in the stunning grounds of Henham Park, Suffolk. Fresh from their Best British Group win at the BRIT Awards … →

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Speckled Egg Mimosas…

Celebrate Easter… Speckled egg chocolates sit on the bottom of this blackberry-flavored drink, making it a unique and festive cocktail for Easter. Ingredients • 1/2 cup sugar • 2 cup water • 8 blackberries • 1 bottle of champagne • … →

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Jem Mace…

Jem Mace was the first Heavyweight Champion of the World, and arguably the greatest of all Britain’s boxing champions. Born 8 April 1831 in the village of Beeston, near Swaffham, he spent the first 26 years of his life in … →

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Win! Tickers to Edwin Sanz Salsa Orchestra…

A special one-off performance by the ten piece band voted ‘Best Latin Act’ by the legendary Glastonbury Festival. Fronted by master percussionist Edwin Sanz, from Venezuela, and featuring three vocalists including internationally acclaimed soul-diva Naomi Phillips, this is one gig … →

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Roasted quail legs in honey…

Served with mascarpone cream and crispy kale… To make 6 quail legs to serve as a canapés or a starter… Ingredients •Quail legs 6 each •Acacia Honey – 1 tablespoon •Mascarpone cream – 2 table spoon •Butternut squash – 6 peelings … →

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Shaken Udder…

Based in Essex, owners of Shaken Udder Jodie and Howie met at agricultural university, both sharing a passion for music and outdoor life.  Whilst dancing away at V Festival, Howie had a sudden craving for milkshake. He visualized a funky … →

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Hayseed Dixie

INTERVIEW WITH JOHN WHEELER… Hayseed Dixie began one day in 2000 when John Wheeler and Mike Daly drank roughly enough whiskey to float a battleship from the Florida Coast over to Portugal and back and decided to play around in … →

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Warwick Davis visits Bury St Edmunds…

Star Wars actor Warwick Davis is the latest celebrity to take part in the BBC programme Who Do You Think You Are. And, as viewers discovered when the show was aired on 15th February, his quest to find out more … →

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Q&A with Wedding Photographer, James Norman…

In this months wedding special, Rachel Ducker catches up with local photographer James Norman, of Charlotte James Photography & Events, to ask him some vital questions about wedding day photography. R: How long have you been in business? I have … →

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Bride to be… Wedding hair & make-up advice…

Kirsty Woolnough, wedding hair stylist and beauty expert, tells us what you need to consider when researching, booking and trialling your hair and beauty professional, before your wedding day. Budgeting Before researching it’s always best to set a budget. This … →

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Making it personal on Mother’s Day…

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Whatever you decide to do – make it personal. What does your mum mean to you? She could be someone who listens with an attentive ear when you need someone who knows you more … →

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Little Mix at Newmarket!

Newmarket Racecourses and The Jockey Club Live are excited to announce that LITTLE MIX will be returning to the July Course on 23rd June 2017. Having sold-out their appearance at 2016’s Summer Saturday Live months ahead of the event, fans … →

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Vauxhall reveals all new CROSSLAND X…

• All-new crossover model to be launched into booming SUV segment. • Elevated seating position, spacious  interior, practical and flexible. • Vauxhall OnStar standard through Crossland X range. • Comprehensive infotainment features, plus raft of driver assistance systems. • Arrives in … →

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Pom-Berry Bellini…

This simple, elegant drink is festive and delicious with non-alcoholic champagne, sparkling wine or cider. Ingredients  • 1/3 cup pomegranate juice • 1/2 cup all-natural blueberry jam • 1 bottle of champagne or sparkling cider, chilled • Fresh blueberries for … →

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Boogie Night returns to the Apex…

Boogie Night returns to the Apex for the 6th Edition of non-stop hits and classic songs… Ultimate Earth Wind & Fire’s Greatest Hits, The Stevie Wonder Songbook featuring Nat Augustin and Heatwave’s Donovan Blackwood. Ultimate Earth Wind & Fire An … →

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Cut all the ties…

As the January sales draw to an end and sudden flourishes of pink hearts and red roses fill the shops, it can only mean one thing, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. It’s that time of year again where … →

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Save the date

So in order to avoid a fashion massacre (gents – I’m looking at you) let’s take a look at what to wear to make your hot date memorable for all the right reasons. This time of year is rife with … →

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Shakin’ Stevens Returns…

Shakin’ Stevens is to embark on his biggest ever UK tour visiting 34 towns and cities across England, Scotland and Wales in spring 2017. The announcement coincides with the release of his critically acclaimed 12th studio album Echoes Of Our … →

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Pommes de Terre Boulangère

Potatoes Baker’s Style… 4-6 people Cooking time: 1 hour and 10 minutes Ingredients • 4 tbsp. Butter • 2 large Onions, chopped • 2 lbs. Potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced • 1 tbsp. Herbes de Provence or Italian Seasoning • … →

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The Cosmo…

A healthier cocktail… Make like a Manhattan socialite with this classy cocktail. Chill the glasses in the freezer beforehand for an ice-cold tipple à la Sex and the City. After all that Christmas mayhem this low calorie cocktail for a … →

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Marlows New Kitchen Cafe

Marlows New Kitchen Cafe – A New Haven for Gardeners and Foodies In Bury St Edmunds… Brand new, great design, lots of fun and with an exciting food offer – Marlows Home & Garden Kitchen Cafe is well worth a … →

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The heads up on hats…

As the mother of the bride, or groom, you really want to make an impression on one of the proudest days of your life. Milliner Mary-Anne Morrison answers your questions on the way to find the perfect hat for a wedding. … →

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Win! Tickets to Macca: The Concert…

Celebrating the Music of Paul McCartney… Starring West End leading man Emanuele Angeletti (‘Let It Be’) as Paul McCartney, this is a celebration of the music of a legend… n the first concert of it’s kind to tour the UK … →

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The Most Amazing Day of our Lives!…

“When you own a wedding venue, and the day finally comes to actually get married yourselves, you begin to feel the pressure build!” We hear from Serena Saunders, Managing Director of Sheene Mill. ‘Jordan and I had been together for 9 … →

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Olly Murs – set to play at Newmarket Races 2017

Since Olly shot to fame on ‘X Factor’ in 2009, he has crafted four multi-platinum albums and produced 4 number 1 singles with total record sales exceeding 10 million. His latest studio album ’24 HRS’ was released last month and … →

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The Northgate Opens in Bury St Edmunds…

The highly-anticipated official opening of The Northgate, a stylish new ‘house’ in the heart of Bury St Edmunds which offers an informal, relaxed space to eat, drink and stay is now taking bookings. The Northgate’s ‘house’ concept is a first … →

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LRG Fitness – have you tried it yet?

LRG Fitness have created an online gym, along with tips and dietary advice, they provide tailored exercise workout videos for the entire family. Workout anywhere, anytime… LRG Fitness provides a new 20 minute high intensity and body weight workout every … →

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Gracie Wright wins Royal Award…

Gracie Wright, 31, from Beccles, was named winner of the NatWest Enterprise award at The Prince’s Trust and TK Maxx & Homesense Celebrate Success Awards. A ceremony was held on 7th November at the Craig Gordon Theatre in Stevenage. The … →

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Dress the Editor

The dynamic duo from Auburn Boutique, Beccles. Dress, Style and Photograph our Editor Rachel Ducker… Lovely Layers As we write this we are watching crisp red leaves dancing across the roads on this blustery autumnal day. So in keeping with … →

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Sting is back…

Sting is back with a brand new album, 57th & 9th represents a wide range of Sting’s musical and songwriting styles, from the rocky “Petrol Head,” and melodic “50,000” to guitar-driven first single, “I Can’t Stop Thinking About You”. The … →

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KICK START the Christmas festivities at the Arc…

The line of up of festive fun planned to take place at arc shopping centre this Christmas is sure to put a smile on everyone’s face. The Christmas festivities are being kicked off on Thursday 17th November when arc shopping … →

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Ernest Doe Power – Framlingham

“There’s so much more than you might expect in your local country store so pop in and say hello!”  Andy Bugg – Branch Manager Ernest Doe Power – Framlingham Following a substantial recent investment at Ernest Doe Power’s Framlingham branch, … →

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Caramel Appletini

A cocktail to toast Autumn’s arrival and perfect for bonfire celebrations… Crisp, sweet-sour apple and pure, clean vodka flavour makes the Appletini one of the best-known and most-loved variations of the Martini. Ingredients • 25ml. Baileys® Original Irish Cream Liqueur • 17.5ml. … →

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Comedy Christmas Lunch at Kesgrave Hall

We thought it would be a great idea to put on a Christmas lunch (in addition to our party nights) at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall in Suffolk in the run up to Christmas. One thing led to another and it became … →

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Black Pudding & Braised Apples

Served hot in a shot glass with a flambé of cognac… Mise en bouche for 10 people. Ingredients • Black pudding 450g • Pink lady Apples 2 each • Unsalted butter 10g • Brandy/cognac 2 tbsp • Salt and pepper … →

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The stress resilience coach…

Simon Cook has been working within the health and fitness industry for over two decades. He currently works out of Suffolk and London. Simon has been working hard to open his chain of Concept Clubs with the first being in … →

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30th Anniversary Black Belt Extravaganza…

A martial art club based at Dairy Hill, Halesworth and Waterlane Sports Centre, Lowestoft, has recently celebrated its 30th anniversary, teaching the Korean Martial Art of Kuk Sool Won. In recognition of this milestone a Black Belt extravaganza was held … →

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Aldeburgh F&D Festival

RACHEL DUCKER CHECKS OUT THIS YEARS EVENT AT SNAPE MALTINGS… Last month I had the pleasure of attending the annual Aldeburgh Food & Drink festival 2016. This festival showcases the very best of Suffolk produce, and what fine produce there … →

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Dogs safety on Bonfire Night

While most people might assume that dogs tend to have a happy go lucky attitude to life, a new survey has found that it isn’t always the case. The National Dog Happiness Survey carried out by natural supplement company Lintbells … →

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Hotel Chocolat opens new store in Bury St Edmunds…

Luxury British chocolatier and cocoa grower, Hotel Chocolat, is delighted to announce the opening of a brand new store in Bury St Edmunds. This latest addition, which opens on 21st October forms part of the company’s boutique portfolio that boasts … →

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Can you create the perfect Christmas Cocktail?

The luxury boutique Poets House Hotel, located in St Mary’s Street, Ely is calling all budding Mixologists from Ely and surrounding areas to take part in their Christmas Cocktail competition. Two very experienced Mixologists, Vio Rujoiu and Daniel Flood, run … →

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Win! Tickets to see Vonda Shepard…

To celebrate our 4th Birthday we are giving away a pair of tickets to see Grammy award-winning artist Vonda Shepard… The multi-Emmy, Golden Globe and Grammy award winning artist is best known for being the former musical director of Ally … →

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The Cat Pose

Benefits • Stress relief • Stretches the front torso and neck • Provides a gentle massage to the spine encouraging it to re-lengthen as much as possible and recreate space between the vertebrae, thereby reducing compression and possible disk issues … →

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Trick or Treat at Kesgrave Hall

Milsoms are planning an extra special Halloween this year in The Hangar at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall on Friday 28th October.  Join the team for what promises to be an evening of fun and spookiness, from the food to the decorations. … →

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How to carve a Pumpkin…

Carving a Pumpkin isn’t rocket science, but it’s still wise to have a game plan. Before you lop off the top, take a look through our basic guide to carving the best Halloween pumpkin… Get your workspace ready First rule … →

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Halloween Horror – Pumpkin Martini

The name “Halloween” is a shorter form for the Gaelic name All-hallows-evening. Originally called Samhain, it was a time when they believed the division between the worlds of the living and the dead became very thin and when ghosts and … →

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La soupe a l’oignon

French onion soup To serve 4/5 Ingredients • Large onions 6 each • Unsalted butter 50g • Plain flour 1 tbsp. • Brown chicken stock 1 lit • Baguette bread 1 each • Gruyere cheese 150g • Chive 1 bunch … →

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Win lunch for your whole office at The Snug…

To celebrate their arrival The Snug are offering one Bury St Edmunds based business the chance to win lunch for their whole office. Famed for its signature cocktails and tasty food, The Snug is opening on St Johns Street. Already a … →

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UNLEASH… your inner Tarzan with Go Ape…

Go Ape is the UK’s No.1 Forest Adventure at Thetford Forest. There are 3 tree-mendous adventures to choose from at Go Ape, so there’s something for the whole family to enjoy. Tree Top Adventure The classic 2-3 hour adventure. You’ll … →

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Win tickets to see Heaven 17 & British Electric Foundation…

Penthouse and Pavement 35th Anniversary Tour… With a very special set from British Electric Foundation (with special guest artists Glen Matlock, Mari Wilson, Peter Hooton and Glenn Gregory). Heaven 17 celebrate the 35th anniversary of their seminal debut album, ‘Penthouse … →

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Rebecca Ferguson

The amazing Rebecca Ferguson, whose voice has been compared to Aretha Franklin, Nina Simone and Dusty Springfield, has recently announced her rescheduled UK tour dates, which will kick off this month. Her new album forged from heartbreak and a tale … →

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Holton Village Hall update

At the end of the first month of activities in the Village Hall it’s a resounding positive to the initiative to keep the Hall open for the Community. With a large deficit in annual funding the Committee set to to … →

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Beccles Carnival…

The Beccles Carnival was a great success last month; an absolutely fantastic effort was made by everyone involved with the event. The event kicked off at Beccles Quay on Sunday 21st August, with the grand opening by Miss Beccles Stephanie … →

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Bastille

At first glance the striking artwork for Bastille’s hugely anticipated second album, ‘Wild World’, may prompt a number of questions.  Who are the two individuals balanced precariously above a cityscape? Why are they there? What will happen next? But Dan … →

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Local Artist Rebecca Pymar…

“Suffolk holds a special place in my heart!” At Bounce Magazine we love celebrating our local area and the people in it, especially our young and talented creatives! This month we are proud to showcase the work of local artist, … →

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Jimmy Osmond

Rachel Ducker speaks to Jimmy Osmond, who celebrates his 50th anniversary in the music business about his brand new live show – A Tribute to Andy Williams – Moon River and Me. Packed with award-winning music, nostalgic footage and Jimmy’s … →

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The Bridge Pose

Benefits • Stress relief • Stretches the chest, neck, and spine • Calms brain & helps alleviate stress/mild depression • Stimulates abdominal organs, lungs,  and thyroid •  Rejuvenates tired legs / Improves digestion • Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause • Relieves menstrual discomfort when done … →

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Salad Landaise with Crispy Poached Egg

Makes 2 portions Ingredients for the salad • Smoked duck magret or Parma ham   60g • Duck gizzard comfit 60g • Rocket salad 80g • Parsley oil * a Drizzle • Raspberry balsamic vinegar a Drizzle • Olive oil … →

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Tia Espresso Martini…

Wake up with this classic cocktail… Tia Maria is enjoyed around the world. Whether in a shot, a simple mixed drink or a finely crafted cocktail. So this month we are using this key ingredient to create a classic! If you … →

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Crowned one of the best…

On Southwold’s fine High Street, proudly sits The Crown. This month Rachel Ducker was invited along to meet The Crown’s new chef, Stephen Duffield. R: How long have you been at The Crown? I’ve been here for three months now. … →

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Win… Tickets to see Noah Stewart…

‘In Love Again’ UK  Tour 2016 Internationally acclaimed Tenor, Noah Stewart returns to the UK with a fabulous new show. See him perform classical favourites, hand-picked West End/Big Screen masterpieces and much more. ‘In Love Again’ will be an evening … →

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EACH colour dash is back!

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) are pleased to announce that, due to popular demand, the Bury Colour Dash is back for 2016! Last year’s inaugural event was a sell out, seeing 1,000 runners taking part in the fiesta of colour. … →

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Holton & Blyford Village Hall

Holton Village Hall’s new programme for September, October and November. We are launching a monthly diary of events and “happenings” at Holton Village Hall with hopefully something for everyone. We start with the Holton Big Breakfast on Sunday 4th September from … →

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5 benefits of group fitness

For some people, beginning a regular exercise program is a daunting task.  Due to a variety of reasons, they don’t know where to begin.  If you can relate to this scenario, consider enrolling in some group exercise classes.  The following … →

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Cherry Clafoutis Recipe

“Clafoutis aux Cerises” Ingredients for 6 people • Plain Flour – 125g • Vegetable oil – 1 tsp. • Medium eggs – 4 • Caster sugar – 75g • Fresh pitted cherries – 500g • Salted butter – 35g • Almond … →

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Bury St Edmunds Food & Drink Festival 2016

Stage is set for the Food & Drink Festival… The Ourburystedmunds Food & Drink Festival returns over the August Bank Holiday weekend with two top TV chefs and restaurateurs as the stars of the show. And once again BID members from … →

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Win… Tickets to see ‘That’ll Be The Day’…

Music, laughter and non-stop nostalgia! After an incredible three decades of touring, the UK’s No.1 Rock & Roll variety production That’ll Be The Day returns with another brand new summer spectacular! This year’s show features a fresh new line-up of … →

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Bounce at Latitude

THIS YEAR’S LATITUDE FESTIVAL ROUND UP FROM THE FRONTLINE… By Nye Longman  Latitude dubs itself a “multi-arts festival” and that moniker is apt. Alongside music, you can find everything from comedy, theatre, dance, film, poetry, literature, cabaret, science talks and art. … →

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Izzy Bizu

Young soul-stress Izzy Bizu speaks to Rachel Ducker about her influences, her love of the live performance and her writing process… 22 year old, Izzy Bizu continues to prove herself as one of the most exciting breakthrough acts of 2016. … →

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Auburn Boutique – Trend Report August

Owner of Auburn Boutique – Beccles, Lauren Heaney, reveals this months top trends… The pre fall season is here (believe it or not,) and you are just as likely to see a sweet summers dress as a shearling topper! Meaning … →

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Keep up to date with Bounce at Latitude…

Keep up to date with the Bounce team straight from the home of Latitude 2016. We will be at Henham Park over the course of the weekend bringing you some of Latitudes top highlights and performances! Our team consists of … →

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One week until Latitude Festival 2016!

The Maccabees, New Order and The National to headline this year’s event. The annual Latitude Festival returns to Henham Park in Southwold, Suffolk from July 14-17 with an impressive line-up that spans music, theatre and comedy. With stand-up titans like … →

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How to make a Crystallised Rose Petal…

You may have seen in our July Edition (2016) Franck Pontais wonderful Summer Fruit Pudding creation. Here we show you how you can add the final touch by adding the crystallised rose petal. Ingredients Pesticide-free Rose petals (brushed clean) egg white … →

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Beccles Triathlon

The 4th annual sprint distance Beccles Triathlon was held on Sunday 5th July.  The sun shone at last and it was a resounding success with over 150 competitors – tri-newbies and local stars – competing for the unique and unusual … →

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Interview with Melvin Benn, MD of Festival Republic

As head of Festival Republic, veteran promoter Melvin Benn is the man behind some of the U.K.’s biggest and most popular music festivals, including the award-winning Latitude and dual-site Reading and Leeds Festival. Bounce Magazine caught up with Melvin Benn … →

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The ultimate fashion fix…

Watch out ladies of Beccles, there’s new shop on the block… A new independent boutique has recently opened in the centre of Beccles. Based at ‘The Tower House’ next to St Michael’s church, here you will find a range of … →

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Laura Mvula

We feature the award winning singer-songwriter Laura Mvula, performing at this year’s Latitude Festival… Fresh from this year’s Glastonbury Festival, we feature the award winning singer-songwriter, Laura Mvula, performing at this year’s Latitude Festival… Laura has taken personal misery and turned … →

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Win tickets to see: Whitney: Queen of the Night…

A stunning celebration of the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time. This award winning production features a stellar line-up with rising West End star Rebecca Freckleton delivering a breathtaking performance as Whitney. A magical … →

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Beccles Train Station

Now Restored to its former glory… The newly refurbished railway station building at Beccles has been officially opened. After more than two years of work, Beccles Station has finally re-launched. The Crisp family have been working with town and district … →

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Camino De Santiago

Three months ago I had this crazy notion about doing something completely different, discovering an activity that would challenge me on many different levels, something that would stretch me mentally as well as physically.  It was while searching the Internet … →

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Life as Wedding Planner…

We caught up with our very own ‘Wedding Angel’ Catherine Gunfield-Starling, to hear all about life as a wedding planner. Q: What inspired you to become a wedding planner? I have always loved weddings. Two people solidifying their relationship in … →

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Cabello scoop top award…

Local Salon proves to be a cut above the rest… Cabello Hair and Beauty Salon in Halesworth celebrates after being named best in the country at a top industry award. The salon on London Road has been declared ‘Salon of … →

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Fun Dog Show and Family Day

The first Huntingfield Fun Dog Show is to be held at the Millennium Green on Sunday 24th July, in aid of the Huntingfield Millennium Green CIO (charity no. 1162597).  It seems appropriate to add a Fun Dog Show to the … →

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Garden Party Tips!

Last month I celebrated my 30th Birthday. I decided to throw a garden party with my friends and family. Here are some of my top tips to throwing a memorable summer garden party… Choose an appropriate space: consider the level … →

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Dance your way to Latitude!

Latitude Festival announces additional music and dance names for this year’s event which takes place from Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th July 2016 in the stunning grounds of Henham Park, Suffolk. Sadler’s Wells, the UK’s leading dance house, returns to … →

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Win tickets to see ‘Go West’

Peter Cox and Richard Drummie first met in 1974. They signed as songwriters with ATV Music in 1982 and as recording artists Go West with Chrysalis Records two years later. Their debut single ‘We Close Our Eyes’ was released in … →

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Corinne Bailey Rae

British singer-songwriter – and two time GRAMMY® winner – Corinne Bailey Rae returns with the release of ‘Been To The Moon’, the first song from her forthcoming album ‘The Heart Speaks In Whispers’. ‘The Heart Speaks In Whispers’ is rich … →

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Win tickets to the Magic of Motown

Music fans are invited to join the party as hit touring concert show the Magic of Motown celebrates its 10th birthday with a tour of the UK and Ireland. Set to thrill its millionth music fan this year, the production’s … →

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Down at the farm…

Sometimes I feel very spoilt to live in the country, not only do we have a very great village pub, The Huntingfield Arms, but it is filled with lots of great villagers who eat and drink there. One evening a … →

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The launch of ‘The Hub’

New to the village of Huntingfield is the brand new village hall, named The Hub, which serves the three villages of Huntingfield, Ubbeston and Heveningham. The Bounce team popped along to the launch on St George’s day to check out … →

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Beccles Lido re-opens…

Beccles Lido Limited is a community run charity who bought the Lido on Puddingmoor in Beccles from Waveney District Council when they closed it in 2008, and re-opened it in 2010. In total they have invested over £350,000 raised through … →

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Focus on Beccles…

Beccles is a charming town situated on the River Waveney and is at the most southern point of the Suffolk and Norfolk Broads. Beccles means ‘meadow by the stream’, this still makes sense today. Once a flourishing Saxon riverport, it … →

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Busted are back…

Celebrating Newmarkets 350 years, transporting you to the ‘Year 3000’ for a night of fun, frolics and fantastic racing, pop-rock heavyweights, Busted will be storming the Newmarket Nights stage on 22nd July. Almost 11 years after the mega-selling, double-Brit-winning pop-rock … →

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Hobbs Charity Fashion Show

On Wednesday 13th April, Hobbs fashion store at The Arc, Bury St Edmunds, held a special charity fashion show in aid of Bury’s Women’s Refuge. Bounce Editor, Rachel Ducker, was invited along to report and compare at the event. “The … →

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Beccles Food & Drink Festival 2016

We are thrilled that  following last years inaugural festival this will now become an annual event for our vibrant market town and we can announce that this years festival will be  formally opened by Richard Bainbridge, owner / chef of … →

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Latitude 2016

Latitude Festival announces the line up for their 11th Edition which takes place on Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th July 2016 in the stunning grounds of Henham Park, Suffolk. The Maccabees return to Latitude to perform their first ever major … →

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The Best Man…

West End showcase for local writers… Two local songwriters recently had their songs performed in a fundraising showcase in London by a host of West End stars. Ian Cook and Ian Newton, both members of the Beccles based Waveney Light … →

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Will Young – Exclusive interview

After an afternoon of racing, Will Young is set to headline at this years Newmarket Nights on Friday 24th June 2016. The date will also mark the beginning of celebrations for Newmarket Racecourses in their landmark 350th year as The … →

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Little Mix Sell Out at Newmarket Nights

Since winning the 2011 series of The X Factor, Little Mix have sold over 7 million records, had two UK No.1 singles and two platinum albums ‘DNA’ and ‘Salute’. With over half a billion YouTube and Vevo views worldwide, they’ve … →

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Win! Tickets to see Altan…

Altan are back and they’re better than ever: the album has hit the top of the charts and the tours are bigger than ever with 6 weeks touring in the US, a month in the UK, 3 weeks in Germany, … →

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Thurston Rugby Club Ladies Day…

At Thurston we welcome everyone to our friendly club, rugby is not just for men! There are lots of ways to get involved from supporting the team on match day, or volunteering at the club. So come along enjoy the … →

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Forest Live 16

Forest Live takes place June – July every Summer. An eclectic mix of acts perform in seven spectacular forest locations across the country. Forest Live is an independent programme organised by the Forestry Commission to bring forests to new audiences. … →

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Jess Glynne

The Jockey Club Live and Newmarket Racecourses are delighted to welcome JESS GLYNNE, one of the UK’s hottest chart stars, to the Newmarket Nights stage… First coming into the public consciousness as the vocalist on Clean Bandit’s Grammy Award winning and … →

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Rudimental at Thetford Forest…

Rudimental have announced dates for the summer, as part of Forest Live, the concert series promoted by the Forestry Commission where acts perform in unique woodland locations around the country. Rudimental’s debut album, ‘Home’, now double platinum selling over 600,000 … →

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Win tickets to see Boogie Night 5 at The Apex

Boogie Night is back, with four acts – Black Box, Shakatak, Angie Brown and Natasha Watts – and a careful mix of soul, funk, jazz-funk and a touch of disco hip-hop… Black Box Black Box is one of the leading … →

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Tears for Fears at Newmarket Nights 2016

After an incredibly successful 2015 season that saw record numbers descend onto Newmarket’s open-air Adnams July Course, Newmarket Nights returns for 2016. Kicking off the announcements in style, Tears for Fears will be taking centre stage on Friday, 29th July … →

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Does it have to be dog-eat-dog?

Award-winning businesswoman, Rachel Ducker puts the case for a collaborative approach to doing business… COMPETITION often surrounds us in many aspects of our lives, none more so than in the business community. But does it have to be such a … →

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Ellie Goulding

Ellie Goulding has recently released her third studio album ‘Delirium’ just before Christmas. ‘Delirium’ is the follow-up to 2012’s ‘Halcyon’, which cemented Goulding’s status as a global artist. The first taste of the album comes in new single ‘On My … →

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Q&A with Meghan Trainor

We catch up with Meghan Trainor about her whirlwind year… You signed your record deal just last February so in just over a year you’ve gone from being a successful, but relatively unknown songwriter, to being a Grammy nominated global … →

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The Beccles Halloween Ball is back in town…

Something rather creepy is going down in Beccles this Halloween.  Following the success of last year’s first Beccles Halloween Ball, the Glitterball team are back with their spectacular Halloween Ball II on Saturday 31 October 7-11.30 at newly refurbished Beccles … →

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Win! Unforgettable – The Hits of the 50s & 60s

Michael Williams of The Drifters is to join the cast of Unforgettable for this year’s tour. Due to personal family issues Daniel Bowen Smith of the line up has had to withdraw to spend more time with his family. Michael … →

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Bounce wins award…

At a prestigious awards ceremony in Birmingham last Friday Bounce Magazine walked away with a national magazine award. The Association of Independent Magazine Publishers was set up to support independent magazines such as Bounce, and it has been a privilege … →

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Sir Tom Jones plays Newmarket Nights 2015

Bounce Magazine were delighted to attend Newmarket Nights. On the 7th August the legendary Sir Tom Jones returned for a mind blowing performance. After his incredible show last year, he brought with him his huge repertoire of hits from across … →

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Q&A with local author Gracie Wright

Launched last October, ‘Silly Eric’ a brightly illustrated fun picture book, sends children laughing as they walk with the adorable Eric through his day and identify with the little things he gets muddled up with. He finds there is nothing … →

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We’ve been shortlisted!

Today we are so proud to announce that our little Bounce Magazine has been shortlisted for “best magazine design 2015″ in the independent magazine publishers awards… Stay posted to see what happens! Results are announce in Birmingham on 2nd October … →

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Kylie performs at Newmarket Nights 2015

One of my main desires has been to spend a day at Newmarket races, but for whatever reason I’d never had the opportunity to visit the home of British Racing. Well, that was until most recently when I did have … →

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Summer in Suffolk

It’s that time of year again – school’s out! So help is at hand as the team at Bounce list their top Suffolk Summer Activities. With the summer holidays now here this month is dedicated to the kids. Keeping your … →

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Girls – What Your Coffee says about you…

In our branded in-house cafes we have noticed that people who order certain drinks have similar traits and while reading an article about this and what the girls purchase I thought I would share what ordering a coffee says about … →

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Cove Hithe – Local Band

We spoke to spoke to Jay Ducker of local band Cove Hithe, who play Latitude’s Alcove Stage this year… Q: Tell us a bit about Cove Hithe? Our name is taken from the small hamlet on the east coast called … →

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Focus on Beccles

Beccles is a charming town situated on the River Waveney and is at the most southern point of the Suffolk and Norfolk Broads. Beccles means ‘meadow by the stream’, this still makes sense today. Once a flourishing Saxon riverport, it … →

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Lee Mead

We catch up with Lee Mead as he talks about his ‘Some Enchanted Evening’  this summer… Lee Mead shot to fame in 2007 when he won TV’s Any Dream Will Do and was cast in the lead role of the … →

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Poppadum Paridise

A few weeks ago Bounce Magazine were invited along for some poppadom tasting at the Award-Winning restaurant in Bury St Edmunds – Valley Connection. At present there are only two types of poppadom available to the UK market, and we … →

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The Big Jam Sandwich

The Big Jam Sandwich… locals gather to raise money for Bramfield Primary School at Halesworth’s New Cut… The Big Jam Sandwich was kicked off by the pure talent of Matt Shepherd along with his band Henry and Carl. Launching his … →

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Paddy & Scott’s Launch New Cafes in Suffolk

Artisan coffee company, Paddy & Scott’s has launched two High Street Cafes in Suffolk following the success of their 55 branded Cafes within Business and Industry Head Offices such as Barclays, Heinz, HP (Norwich) and Fat Face and their In-store … →

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St Nicholas Hospice Fashion Show…

Vanilla Hair Design, based in Churchgate Street, hosted a Charity Hair and Fashion Show with help from Palmers Fashion Store in aid of St Nicholas Hospice Care on September 9th at the Theatre Royal. The show began with Palmers displaying some … →

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To have and to hold… but will you take his name?

Cheryl’s done it twice now and numerous women will continue to follow the tradition of taking their husbands surname, however some ladies are now asking the question – has it become dated and sexist? This is a subject that I … →

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Magpas Helimedix – Ben’s Story

BY Ann Haughton As a parent one of your many roles is to ensure that your children are safe at all times.  So when you receive a phone call informing you that your child has had a serious accident your … →

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Q& A with Ben Ofoedu

Rachel Ducker catches up with the ‘Phats and Small’ frontman, songwriter and TV presenter. Can you give us some background information about yourself? I’m a singer songwriter / TV presenter and part-time celebrity agent. I’ve been in the music industry … →

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The best way to taste a wine

BY ‘WINE BUFF’ FRED FISHER Follow the 5S’s… See, Swirl, Smell, Sip & Spit or Swallow Although you might say that the best way to taste a wine is to ‘just drink some of it’ there is a much better and … →

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Kaiser Chiefs at Newmarket Nights

Newmarket Nights offers the ultimate experience by combining the thrill of horse racing with great evening entertainment, epitomising British summer time in Suffolk.  So when the opportunity arose to attend one of their legendry events I jumped at the chance. … →

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Ricky Wilson Kaiser Chief and The Voice

This month we feature the front man of the Kaiser Chief and judge on this years hit TV show ‘The Voice’… It was a brave move for Ricky Wilson when he announced he would be joining the hit TV show … →

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Bouncing Back

It’s been such an exciting time for us here at Bounce HQ. As you can see we’ve had a fresh makeover and like all major facelifts there has been a careful thought process behind it. As some of you may … →

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Food and Stress

A regular column, from Carole Baker health and wellbeing experts, looking at the latest research in complementary therapies and mind/body exercises, enabling you to make an informed choice concerning how you take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing… This … →

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The Market Cross – Bury St Edmunds

No matter from which viewpoint on the Cornhill, shoppers cannot but notice one of the grandest buildings in the town centre – that of the Market Cross. Yet, its very elegance and use today belies a much humbler origin. Such … →

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Is your business ready for Christmas?

By Paul Sullivan, Senior Manager, Commercial for Lloyds TSB Commercial. With the festive period fast approaching, now is the time when many businesses, in a range of sectors, will face a huge uplift in demand for their services. While an … →

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Bounce turns one…

This month Bounce Magazine celebrates one year of business. In just over a year Bounce Magazine has raised its circulation from 500 to 7,000 copies. It has been a fantastic year. Time has flown by so quickly. In this industry … →

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Bonfire Night

The days and nights around Fireworks Night are extremely hazardous to your ears. Fireworks can cost you your hearing. For the lucky ones, their hearing returns, but many must live with their hearing loss or tinnitus for the rest of … →

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Red Lodge Karting Day

Team Bounce were invited along to Red Lodge Karting to try out their facilities whilst taking part in a friendly competition and team day. “This was definitely an event we had all been looking forward to. Even though Karting is … →

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Elveden Dog Day

We popped along to this years dog day held at the Elveden Estate. Along with our mascot ‘Archie’ the Norfolk Terrier we were out in full force. It was amazing to see all of the various breeds of dogs. Archie … →

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Q&A with Nicola Sexton – shoe designer

BOUNCE Magazine proudly introduces Nicola Sexton, Shoe Designer and owner of Nicola Sexton Shoe Boutique… Nicola, How did you start your business?  I first opened my shoe boutique in April 2010, my passion was killer heels and I sourced Italian and Spanish … →

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Is it still tough for women in the workplace?

Award winning businesswoman Rachel Ducker brings back her EADT column and asks is it still tough for women in the workplace? FOR ME, the word “occupation” represents an equal opportunity for both men and women. Perhaps this is because in the 26 … →

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Q&A with Mike Ames

The past mayor of Bury St Edmunds… Can you give us some background information about yourself? I am Suffolk born and bread and was Educated at St Joseph’s College in Ipswich, qualifying as a schoolmaster from Manchester University. I have been married for 52 … →

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Q&A with BBC Radio Presenter – Mark Murphy

Can you give us some background information about yourself? I was born in Ipswich and I’m married to my fellow BBC Radio Suffolk presenter Lesley Dolphin. I’ve worked for the BBC for more than 20 years and it’s my dream job. … →

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Hobbs Charity Fashion Show

Hobbs raise money for Breakthrough Breast Cancer by holding a Christmas Charity Fashion Show… The Hobbs Charity Fashion Show was a very glamorous fundraiser hosted by your very own Bounce beauty Rachel and myself, Penny White, a volunteer fundraiser for Suffolk … →

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Do you have a good work life balance?

Award winning businesswoman Rachel Ducker brings back her EADT column and explains why it is so important to be able to ‘switch off.’ NO MATTER what your profession, keeping a steady work-life balance is of the utmost importance. I believe … →

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Q&A with Paddy Bishopp – Paddy & Scott’s

We catch up with Paddy Bishopp co-owner of the prestigious Coffee brand Paddy and Scotts… Can you give us some background information about yourself? A ‘good old Suffolk boy’ I am very proud to be from Suffolk. I went to … →

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