News

  1. Fostering Teenagers

    By Parish Clerk on May 27th, 2016

    Fostering Teenagers

    Do you have a spare bedroom and experience in caring for children - have you ever thought about fostering? Suffolk County Council is urgently looking for new foster carers, in particular for teenagers. Over half of the children in care are aged 11 …

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  2. Learning to compost!

    By Parish Clerk on May 24th, 2016

    Learning to compost!

    Suffolk County Council are coordinating a series of free workshops being run by Suffolk Master Composter Volunteers throughout June and July across Suffolk. These are aimed at beginners who would like to get started. The most local of these is at …

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  3. Tourism Action!

    By Parish Clerk on May 24th, 2016

    Tourism Action!

    Calling all accommodation providers, visitor attractions, museums, leisure services, Event organisers, Market operators and Boat and Cycle Hire operators, or any other related groups and organisation who have involvement or benefit from the Tourism …

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  4. Local business survey

    By Parish Clerk on May 24th, 2016

    Local business survey

    From Monday 23 May, the Open For Business Team at Babergh District Council is undertaking a survey of our local businesses to gather data and intelligence.  We can use the data to tailor our service to be more business-focused, such as streamlining …

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  5. Local Cub Pack looking for a new leader

    By Parish Clerk on May 16th, 2016

    Local Cub Pack looking for a new leader

    The 1st Samford Valley Cub Pack draws Cubs from the Shotley Peninsula and surrounding villages and we are currently facing a recruitment crisis, as we are working very hard to find a new leader (Akela) to help run our pack. We meet on Wednesday …

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  6. Work begins on Ipswich Road development

    By Parish Clerk on April 12th, 2016

    Work begins on Ipswich Road development

    Site clearance work has started today 12th April 2016 on the Ipswich Road site. For further information see the updated page on this website by clicking HERE.

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  7. Door step trader complaint

    By Parish Clerk on April 8th, 2016

    Door step trader complaint

    If you have been visited by a company offering air-to-air heating systems or an 'iboost' system, Suffolk Trading Standards would like to hear from you. Trading Standards have received a complaint from a Suffolk consumer who has paid money to the …

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  8. Supporting local business event

    By Parish Clerk on April 5th, 2016

    Supporting local business event

    Babergh District Council are always looking for ways to support local businesses, and as such we are proud to be hosting a networking event for Babergh businesses this month. Open to businesses between 5pm - 7pm, we will be in The Delphi Centre, …

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  9. A walk in the woods!

    By Parish Clerk on April 1st, 2016

    ARE YOU ROOTING FOR TREES? Take a walk in the woods this May and experience all the good things trees do for us! Birds are singing, trees are coming into blossom and the bluebells are out: it’s the perfect time of year for a walk in the …

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  10. UK Power Networks information about power cuts

    By Parish Clerk on April 1st, 2016

    UK Power Networks information about power cuts

    The Parish Council has received the following message from UKPN: As you know, we have experienced a period of bad weather which has resulted in a loss of power for our customers. We understand how inconvenient it is for people to be without power and …

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