East Bergholt United FC

December was very much an up and down month for the First Team. They started positively with victory over Westerfield, the third win on the bounce. There was also a five goal success over Felixstowe Harpers, but that was sandwiched between two five goal reversals at Cranes and Henley and the team completed 2017 with a narrow 3-2 defeat at the hands of near neighbours Capel. However, 2018 started well. The Green Boys were pitched against the favourites for the League title in the eyes of many, Achilles, in Round…

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Babblings From The Brook

Drink, treats and a warm welcome await dogs and their owners at The Brook Inn as more and more visitors come to the pub with their four-legged friends. Manager Mark Cooper said, The pub is especially popular with dog owners during the day, as people enjoy walking in the surrounding countryside. To meet human demands at this coldest time of year, Mark and his team are serving up an £11 set menu at lunchtimes for two courses throughout January and February. There will also be a ‘Winter Warmer’ offer on…

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Vacancy At Hall Farm

Hall Farm are currently looking for a chef de partie to join the team in the hall farm kitchen. It is a busy kitchen, which means experience required, with any experience in pastry being an advantage! They advertise great working hours with evenings off and a chance to be a part of their wonderful expanding local business! Please contact Head Chef Lee with a CV by emailing: Café@hallfarmshop.com

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Capel Plough FC

Words from Bob – The Ploughman From the middle of October, to the end of November, the Saturday First team played six league games and won all six with the side moving up to third place in the Senior Division of the Suffolk and Ipswich league. A 1-0 win on Saturday 4th November against last season’s league champions Henley Athletic, thanks to a goal from Stephen Morrison, was followed by a 4-2 victory against Benhall St Mary, with goals from a Sean Gunn penalty and a hat trick from Sean Webb. On…

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Idelo Travel

Words from Managing Director Andrea Powell When I first set up my business I was totally new to travel. Having qualified as a Chartered Accountant, all of my experience came from simply being a customer who had travelled. People asked me how I could possibly do this – after all there was ‘the internet’, the ’Big Boys’ and so on – but I think this was an asset. Being an outsider and new to the industry, it made it legitimate for me to ask why, to challenge the perceived wisdom.…

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Phabkids

Words by Jo Street Several months ago I read an article in this magazine, inviting women to apply to become ambassadors for This Girl Can Suffolk.  To promote exercise in all its forms, to encourage women and girls to take up exercise and to inspire women who thought they would never be able to do it. At 50, after doing ‘on/off’ exercise for most of my adult life, I decided to do the London Marathon – why not? I had watched many other ‘ordinary’ people taking part, how difficult could…

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Shelley Centre Recieve Award

The Shelley Centre for Therapeutic Riding is to receive a £25,000 Community Award from the Freemasons following an unprecedented public vote. The charity was one of six to be nominated by Freemasons in Suffolk, with local people voting to decide the level of their award. They were part of 178,801 people who voted across England and Wales. The Community Awards are a major part of Freemasonry’s 300th anniversary celebrations. The Masonic Charitable Foundation is distributing three million pounds to 300 charities across the country, with the public vote deciding on…

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Janet Drake’s Yogalates

From Monday 4th December, Mind Body Moment will teach Yogalates™ in a course like structure, starting with a one-to-one assessment followed by an introductory course (six 90-minute classes – max six clients). On completion the client can join any of the general sessions (four 90-minute classes – max 10 clients). Louise Solomon developed Yogalates™ over 20 years ago. It is the original award winning exercise method integrating Pilates and Yoga, creating a system that develops core stability and strength, while enhancing stamina, flexibility and balance, and brings relaxation and well-being…

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Connecting Communities

Can you find the transport you require? This is the story BSEVC often hear. “I’m cosy in my room, legs up on the recliner, TV on and a cuppa beside me, but I’m feeling lonely and isolated. My life could be so much richer and happier if only I could get to the local coffee morning and chat with real live people. I worry so much about imposing on busy relatives to get me to my health appointments. I want to visit friends and wander at leisure round the local…

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