Local charity The Waveney Centre has received a donation of £750 from insurer NFU Mutual, helping the premises to re-open following lockdown. The donation will be used to restock on essential supplies and purchase equipment to make the centre COVID-secure. The
Lewis Capaldi, Bastille and Snow Patrol confirmed as new Festival dates revealed. This summer may not be as expected, but festival fans can rejoice as the multi-award-winning festival will return to the picturesque grounds of Henham Park, Suffolk, on 22nd-25th July
It's Spring Craft Fair time at the Hall – Saturday 6th April – will see a collection of very different stalls selling everything from superb photographic prints via food, to gifts for all those birthdays and special occasions. Do come along and have a cup of coffee/tea and a piece of home made cake and wander amongst the colourful array on offer and then there’s hot bacon rolls and tasty soups to savour at lunch time.
It is with enormous sadness that All Hallows’ board of trustees has to announce that All Hallows Healthcare Trust and all of its services are likely to close, subject to staff consultation. They have been forced to accept that it is now impossible to balance income and costs on an ongoing basis.
Were you born in Westhall or brought up in the village? How often do you sadly attend a funeral and meet childhood friends, old school mates and past neighbours who you haven’t seen for a while, sometimes years? But when you do, it is always on such an occasion, and where it is so often suggested that “…we must all get together in happier circumstances …”
OVER the coming months there are speakers at U3A events across East Suffolk on numerous topics, covering history, science, the natural world and exciting and, sometimes, controversial lives!
IT'S open house at Slaughden Sailing Club and Aldeburgh Yacht Club (AYC) on Sunday 5th May and Sunday 19th May respectively and everyone is invited to come and have some fun. This is a chance to try sailing and learn some new skills; experience the beautiful river Alde in a boat – under wind or engine power. Sailing is an activity that can be enjoyed at any age and many levels.
Stuff of Dreams Theatre Company present An Honest Gentleman
On Tour from March 29th – May 24th
NORFOLK-based theatre company,Stuff of Dreams, will be visiting venues across the Eastern region this Spring with their latest touring production.
THE theatre show ‘The Story of Doo-Wop’ by the UK’s premier Doo-Wop quartet, The TestostaTones, visits the Fisher Theatre in Bungay on Friday 12thApril.
The 10th Annual Plant Sale at Ilketshall St Andrew will take place at the Village Hall on Saturday 27th April 2019 from 9am-12pm.
There will, as usual, be flower and vegetable plants, bulbs and assorted garden items for sale. This is a good opportunity to buy reasonably priced local plants for the coming season.
WE'VE seen in the New Year, we’ve long since forgotten all those ambitious and potentially life changing resolutions – except for one!
Our U3A members are continuing their quest for knowledge, for stimulating and lively new topics to discover and debate.
THE February meeting of the Alde Valley Suffolk Family History Group will hear from Berry Mayall about childhood during the Second World War. Bringing in the harvest. Watching for enemy aircraft. Rescuing survivors from the wreckage of bombed houses. Keeping the family business running when parents were enlisted into war-work. These are just a few examples of how children and young people made substantial contributions to the war effort during the Second World War.
LORETO and Suzanna are returning to give another concert for organ and flute. The concert will be a lively mixture of classical organ and flute repertoire played alongside some well known music taken from some of the most famous films.
DO you fancy: Getting fitter and more active? Making new friends? Learning new skills? Haven't played since school or for 30+ years? No problem, all abilities welcome. Then come along to Adult Social Netball Sessions every Tuesday between 7-8pm at The Venue at Sir John Leman High School. 1st session free, thereafter £4 a session.
THE doors of the new Woodbridge Museum opened for the first time at Maritime Woodbridge in October. Visitors were able to see the Reception area and shop. Following this the museum closed in order to start the fitting out in earnest. Work is progressing well and before long it is hoped that the Friends of the Museum will be able to visit and see the complete building. The museum will open its doors to the public in April 2019.