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RAF Stowmarket

At their meeting in August, they were very pleased to present a cheque for £500 to the 1331 Stowmarket Squadron ATC. It will go towards the cost of replacing their very old mini-bus. This was handed over by the secretary, Clive Penton, and was received by C O Flt Lt …

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Get Active Stay Fit

Would you like to feel more energetic, regain strength in your muscles and suppleness in your joints? Perhaps you would like to improve your posture and balance and reduce the risk or falls? If so, there is a keep fit class starting in Henley Village Hall on Tuesdays, commencing, October …

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Museum Of East Anglian Life

Come along to the Museum of East Anglian Life’s annual Bonfire Night on Saturday 4th November and see their 50th anniversary year go out with a bang! The incredibly popular event showcases a spectacular and dazzling fireworks display alongside an impressive roaring bonfire to keep you warm throughout the evening. …

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Young Panthers Excel At Championships

The British Cycle Speedway Championships were held over the August bank holiday weekend at Leicester, Birmingham and Wolverhampton. Kesgrave has an enviable history of producing talented youngsters and a strong contingent of 13 Panthers made the long trip to the Midlands with two returning as champions. Luca Woodhouse and teammate …

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Mr Woodbridge Rugby

Mike Lubbock, who founded Woodbridge Rugby Club nearly 50 years ago, celebrated 60 years of marriage to his wife Jill with a party for 50 at the club on Sunday 13th August . Mike was scrum-half for Leicester Tigers between 1955-60 and played for them 95 times including matches against …

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Poppy Appeal 2017

Poppy collections can take place officially from Saturday 28th October for house-to-house collectors and static collection points. It is often noted that people in the public arena (TV presenters and the like) wear their poppies before the ‘official’ dates for Remembrancetide. This is not illegal or wrong contrary to popular belief. The …

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Woodbridge Farmers’ Markets

Woodbridge Farmers’ Markets will be held on Saturday 14th October and Saturday 28th October from 9am-12.30pm. If you can navigate your way around the boarded up Deben Pool you will find that the community hall is still open! They are starting to have lovely autumnal produce as well as eggs, …

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Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline

Words by Elizabeth Parker I have just returned from our weeklong ‘goodwill mission’ to Belarus. Of the 20 people on the trip seven came from Mid Suffolk. Everyone agreed without doubt that “no words, photographs or videos can truly give you the real picture”. All who took part enjoyed the …

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Kesgrave Singers

On Saturday 11th November, Kesgrave Singers and the Ipswich Community Children’s Choir will be holding an autumn concert. All proceeds will be donated to the Royal British Legion. Over the past three years similar concerts have raised money for Suffolk Carers, Talitha Koum, Home-Start, Kim Sale and the Air Ambulance. …

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Ipswich Wanderers FC

The club will have announced the new First Team manager by the time In Touch goes to print. This follows the sudden resignation of Shane Wardley and Ian Cornforth in late August. The welcome first league win of the season at home to Wivenhoe ignited new hope for the coming …

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