Giving old furniture a new Life

Teacher turned vintage trader, Laura Budds, has been saving unloved furniture from the skip and giving it a new lease of life to be admired in local homes. Since trading in the stress of the classroom to the excitement of the

The Show Must Go On!

Norwich Puppet Theatre turns 40 years old this December. They are based in the church of St James on Whitefriars in Norwich and are primarily a family venue, presenting puppet shows and creative workshops to the public. They also have a

Virtual Sixth Form Open Event

Woodbridge School Sixth Form is a dynamic and welcoming environment, of around 150 students, housed within its own modern, purpose-built Sixth Form Centre. Sixth Form at Woodbridge is a friendly and lively community, one in which

Vanilla magazine meets… LMN Solutions

Q: Tell us about your business? A: We started our company around 15 years ago (that’s us, Craig and Sandra McCarthy) by combining our previous experiences to create an IT management and repair company. We supply a multiple of services:

Meet Andrew at Dial Lane Books

Tell us about your business? My 30 plus year dream to open and run my own bookshop became a reality on 2nd December when I got the keys to 8 Dial Lane. I had an epic launch party on 28th February and the shop was officially opened by

Moving On

Lockdown has brought many changes to our high streets. Sadly, Lynn Turner of Cake & Catwalk in Ipswich has decided to call it a day. We feel particularly sad at Vanilla because we launched our businesses within a few months of each

Archway Reopens in Woodbridge

Over the years Archway Carpets has weathered credit crunches, recessions and competition from national brands. In 35 years the door at 7 Church Street in Woodbridge remained open (except on Sundays). However, as the coronavirus pandemic

Home or Away?

UK homes that look like they’re from abroad could be just the ticket for staycationing Brits wanting that foreign holiday feeling With international holidays off the cards for the time being, many people are instead planning a