At Risk & Under Threat

Have you been into All Saints Church recently? Are you aware of the poor condition our church building is in? Without urgent action the damage will be permanent and parts of the church will be too dangerous to use.  Historic England has placed our church on their “Heritage At Risk” register following their concern. Please […]

Suffolk Day

As part of the Suffolk Day celebrations taking place in our county on June 21st, there will be a special dedication to all things Suffolk on our website. To headline the event, Flashes of Fiction writers will have a number of pieces on different aspects of what Suffolk means to them.  Do dip in and they […]

WI Blossom Appeal

On Saturday 6th April Stradbroke WI, Suffolk,held a charity lunch in aid of  “The Blossom Appeal”, which aims to provide a bespoke breast cancer centre at Ipswich Hospital. The lunch offered soup, bread, cake and tea or coffee and was supported wholeheartedly by residents who made a social occasion of it whilst enjoying the home […]

The Interview

It was a strange Interview. In a short angry speech the Rt Hon Dennis Clarke announced his resignation as Home Office Minister on the grounds that: ‘The defeat of his bill to extend the law on youth crime had made his position untenable, and he could no longer support government policy.’ His sudden resignation added […]

Local Elections May 2019

On Thursday 2nd May there will be elections for our Parish Councillors and our District Councillor. You can view the list of candidates here. We are also inviting all candidates for the Parish Council to provide a photograph and up to 100 words about themselves, we will publish this from Monday 22nd April.

1979

    ‘Come on, come on,’ Nancy urged her Mini to continue crawling up the icy road without stopping.  The snow had fallen hard in the previous night and, even here, in North London, the roads were shining with ice.  This was not going to stop Nancy going to her best friend’s 21st birthday luncheon […]