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Jo’s Cakes: Made With Love

Like so many great ideas, it all started at the kitchen table, though in this case it could hardly have started anywhere else!
Jo’s Cakes was established by Jo Haddock in her home kitchen in 2014. The business grew quickly and she

Holistic Therapy With Katie

Katie Lancaster is a holistic therapist based in Kesgrave.
Driven by her passion for holistic therapy and her desire for a career helping people, Katie used her lockdown to study and is already helping clients to destress and cope

News From The RNLI

The sea around Felixstowe is served by RNLI lifeboats based just across the water in Harwich. This year has been exceptional with the number of launches made by our crews. Harwich has had its busiest August for call outs in the last five

30 Years of FACTS

FACTS should have been celebrating their 30th year serving the community of Felixstowe and the surrounding villages. We formed in 1990 to enable those in the community who, for whatever reason, couldn’t get out, providing a transport

Introducing… Rose & Guy

Ipswich mum, Nikki Golding is the face behind Rose & Guy, the organic clothing brand for 0-3 year-olds. Here she tells Vanilla what inspires her to start her own business… “I’m Nikki, I’m 33 years old and have two children – Isaac,

Biodiversity is the Key!

Over the last few months, Felixstowe’s Community Nature Reserve has welcomed more new members than ever before. In fact, if you add together all the new spaces which local people have created as part of our Community Nature Reserve, it’s

Run Talk Run

Run Talk Run is a free weekly 5km jog for ALL abilities and a confidential space to share your good days, your bad days, or anything in-between. We are a mental health support group first, and a running club second. Our mission is to

The Gift of Time

Volunteering during Covid-19 has connected people to their community, volunteers have gifted their time in a variety of ways helping people overcome worries or isolation and reducing the negative impact of Covid-19 for many. Community