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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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