Sculptor John O’Connor – a hidden talent in the heart of East Anglia

Sculptor John O’Connor – a hidden talent in the heart of East Anglia

Posted: July 31, 2017   •   Posted in: Local Interest   •   Tagged: , ,

On the picturesque estuary border between Essex and Suffolk there is a hidden artist’s studio. It remains a secret to the general public but the studio receives commissions from across the globe. A true asset to the local community and the international art scene alike. This secret is sculptor John O’Connor. He works prolifically in […]

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Brushing up on colours

Brushing up on colours

Posted: July 25, 2017   •   Posted in: Local Interest   •   Tagged: ,

Choosing the right paint and shade for your home has never been harder, but interior designer Jane Cappleman loves the new selection from Little Greene. When finally getting the keys to your new house thoughts generally turn to the best way to approach decorating, and perhaps what paints and colours to use. Deciding on which […]

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Fancy a dip? We look at why people are choosing swimming ponds over the traditional garden pool

Fancy a dip? We look at why people are choosing swimming ponds over the traditional garden pool

Posted: July 18, 2017   •   Posted in: Local Interest   •   Tagged: ,

Swimming ponds immerse you in a natural world, and offer an alternative to the more industrially made garden pool. It’s easy to see the appeal of swimming ponds. Floating around in crystal clear water, surrounded by reeds and lilies, with dragonflies hovering overhead, you are at one with nature. Such a natural setting makes taking […]

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Master of the keys: An interview with Rick Wakeman

Master of the keys: An interview with Rick Wakeman

Posted: July 10, 2017   •   Posted in: Local Interest   •   Tagged: , ,

Keyboard player, songwriter and broadcaster, Rick Wakeman, recently made chart history when his ‘Piano Portraits’ album became the first solo piano album to enter the UK’s Top 10. We caught up with Wakeman when he performed at the Bury Festival at the end of May. Would you say you have been a workaholic? The entertainment […]

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East Anglia in film

East Anglia in film

Posted: July 2, 2017   •   Posted in: Just for fun, Local Interest   •   Tagged: , , ,

Made up of the counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex, East Anglia is a most beautiful part of the country. Tucked away to the east, its flat, green spaces roll on for miles. Given its beauty, it’s not surprising that so many films and TV shows have been shot here over the years. From […]

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Add value to your home and protect your investment

Add value to your home and protect your investment

Posted: June 28, 2017   •   Posted in: Financial advice, Investor tips

Certain additions can vastly increase the value of your home. But before you pour money into a project, it’s important to know what return – if any – you’re likely to get. The Office of National Statistics found we spend nearly £30 billion a year on home improvements in the UK – that’s £43 million […]

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How are water towers built, and why do we need them?

How are water towers built, and why do we need them?

Posted: June 21, 2017   •   Posted in: Local Interest   •   Tagged: , , , , ,

They are a feature of our East Anglian landscapes but how are water towers built, and why do we need them? Christine E Jackson explains There are two kinds of landmark that stand vigil over our county landscape – church towers and water towers. However, while many church towers are centuries old, their water equivalents […]

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Suffolk properties to feature on Channel 4 show

Suffolk properties to feature on Channel 4 show

Posted: June 14, 2017   •   Posted in: General News   •   Tagged:

Channel 4’s property show, Best of Both Worlds, returns to our screens on Monday afternoon and will feature four properties marketed by David Burr Estate Agents. The property series sees expert Lucy Alexander prove that the perfect balance between country walks, and city living – the Best of Both Worlds – is out there – […]

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