News from St Elizabeth Hospice

Get up and glow for St Elizabeth Hospice

ST Elizabeth Hospice’s biggest event of the year, the Midnight Walk, is back for its 11th birthday event – and if you sign up before the end of January you can save £5!

The hugely popular event, which saw a record-number of people taking part in May earlier this year, will return on May 20th 2017 and back by popular demand is the neon theme!

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The Free Fit Club, Beccles

THE Free Fit Club was started in October with the aim of it being a fun, relaxed weekly event for all ages and abilities...and that's exactly what it's been so far.  We've consistently had 20-25 people each week ranging from seven to 70 years old, some who are quite fit, and others who are starting to take steps in the right direction to improve their health and fitness.  

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Martlesham Brass

WE would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

December is the busiest month of the year for Martlesham Brass - you will often find us playing Christmas Carols outside supermarkets, both in Martlesham and Ipswich, raising money for the charities nominated by our band members. This year we are raising funds for Cruse Bereavement Care Suffolk, Over the Rainbow Children's Charity and Tools with a Mission.

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THE Friends of Highlands Care Home (Member of Abbeyfield Society) will be holding a

Christmas Coffee Morning Saturday 3rd December at 10am at Highlands, Fitzgerald Road, Woodbridge.


Stalls, raffle and tombola. Please come along and support your local care home.

Woodbridge Choral Society Christmas Concert


THE Choral Society will present its annual Christmas season concert at 7.30pm on Saturday evening 3rd December, in St Mary’s Church, Woodbridge.

The programme will feature Franz Schubert's ‘Mass in G’; Benjamin Britten's oratorio: ‘St Nicolas’; and his ‘Simple Symphony of 1934’.

Richard Edgar-Wilson will be the tenor soloist, and Jessie Ridley will lead the WCS Players. Andrew Leach will conduct the concert.


Tickets are on sale by calling the Honorary Treasurer, Richard Lyon, at 01473 620775, or by emailing him: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Tickets can also be purchased from Woodbridge Books in the Thoroughfare, or through any member of the choir.