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The best pay and play golf courses

The best golf courses in East Anglia for pay and play

Is it a birdie, albatross or eagle? You might be mistaken for thinking this article is about falconry or wildlife – in fact we are actually taking a swing at the top golf courses in East Anglia.

As the weather brightens up and keen golfers dust …

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New exhibition: ‘The Secret Life of Ely Cathedral’

A new exhibition ‘The Secret Life of Ely Cathedral’ will open at the Cathedral on Wednesday 6 April 2016.

Featuring major works by nineteen members of the OuseLife group of artists, this exhibition showcases over 80 specially created art works celebrating the cathedral and the people who care for it.

These include:

The Cathedral’s famous Prior’s Door returned to …

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Transformed American Air Museum to open at IWM Duxford

IWM Duxford’s transformed American Air Museum will open to the public on Saturday 19 March after a major redevelopment.

The newly-transformed American Air Museum will explore the story of Anglo-American collaboration in twentieth and twenty-first century conflict, as seen through the eyes of the people linked with the aircraft and objects on display.

From Private to President, the American Air Museum tells the …

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The American Air Show and Flying Legends at IWM Duxford

  Tickets now on sale for The American Air Show and Flying Legends at IWM Duxford

IWM Duxford has announced that tickets for The American Air Show (Bank Holiday weekend Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 May) and for the Flying Legends Air Show (Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 July) are now on sale.


The American Air Show, Saturday 28 and …

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Tears of a Clown

It’s fair to say many people have a fear of clowns, which is known as Coulrophobia.
A child’s fear of an unfamiliar face has become widespread, with many developing a fear of clowns. The phobia leads to people in later life being anxious when confronted with a clown costumes, a clowns facial features and of course …

Holidays to the New Forest
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Unmissable Sights of the New Forest

Holidays in the New Forest

The New Forest is an incredible area of natural beauty and, nestled in the Hampshire countryside, it’s just down the road for those of us who live in the East. Here are some of our favourite unmissable sights you need to see when visiting the New Forest:

Things to do in the …

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Lavenham Through Time

Written by Kate Cole © Kate Cole/Essex Voices Past 2015.

Walking through the beautiful medieval village of Lavenham, it is strange to realise that we nearly lost one of the most attractive villages in Suffolk.

Much is known about its medieval past; that it was once the fourteenth wealthiest town in England; that the wool trade brought …

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Place to stay and visit in Blakeney

It may be a little chilly but it’s a superb time of year to visit the beautiful village and port of Blakeney. In January and February the beautiful North Norfolk Coast comes alive with wildlife. Here’s how to make the most of a trip to the area.

Situated at the mouth of the River Glaven on …

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Garden getaways

As we head into January, there’s no time like the present to start daydreaming about a spring getaway. The National Gardens Scheme has nearly 4,000 gardens open for charity. Here they recommend some lovely gardens with accommodation:

Madingley Hall

Madingley Hall is a University owned estate set in 7 acres of delightful landscaped gardens, 3 miles west of …

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Our Favourite Winter Walks

Work off a little of that turkey dinner on Christmas Day or Boxing Day this year by taking a winter walk through frosty landscapes and beautiful scenery. Here’s our top tips for where to go to soak in nature and enjoy the crisp weather.


Enjoy an invigorating walk across the Dunstable Downs this winter. Pass through …