Local News

  1. Suffolk Neighbourhood Watch Association AGM

    By Steven Leach on March 12th, 2014

    Suffolk Neighbourhood Watch Association AGM30th April 2014, 7.30pm at Stonham Baptist Church IP14 5JT Vacant schemesWe have identified a number of schemes where, for one reason or another, there is currently no Coordinator nominated. For a scheme to …

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  2. Weather Updates

    By Steven Leach on February 27th, 2014

    We have been advised that the weather over the next two days will be getting worse.  The local met office are reporting : Thursday: some sunshine after morning rain clears but showers through the day, especially during the afternoon with a few …

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  3. Shotley Parish Council Press Release - Ongoing Wood Chippings fire at Harwich

    By Steven Leach on February 26th, 2014

    The Parish Council has been informed that this fire started on a five to seven thousand tonne pile of wood chippings which was due to be exported from Harwich International Port. All the relevant authorities have been informed and have been asked …

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  4. Fire at Harwich

    By Steven Leach on February 25th, 2014

    The fire started when the 5, 000 tonne pile of chippings, which has been stored at Harwich since September,  spontaneously combusted.  The fire has now been burning for several days and the best guess of the Babergh and Tendring environmental …

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  5. Shotley Cinema Recent Screening

    By Steven Leach on February 19th, 2014

    Shotley Cinema (by Viking Forest Project) – Saturday 8th February 2014 Our screening of “About Time” (Directed by Richard Curtis) at the village hall was another “sell-out” event. The film and supper were well received with many …

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  6. Fund-Raising for Black-Out Curtains for the Village Hall – Target Achieved!

    By Steven Leach on February 19th, 2014

    As many will be aware, we have recently undertaken further fund-raising for black-out curtains for the village hall to enable films to be screened for more months of the year. They will also benefit the Drama Group and some private hire bookings. …

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  7. BABERGH DISTRICT COUNCIL MEDIA RELEASE - RE Ganges

    By Steven Leach on February 4th, 2014

      FINGER TAKEN OFF HMS GANGES PAUSE BUTTON Further progress can now be made towards granting of planning permission for a mixed-use development on the HMS Ganges site, in Shotley, after a Government 'stop' on the issue of any planning …

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  8. Stage 3 of the Women’s Cycle Tour

    By Steven Leach on February 4th, 2014

      For all you cycling fans, We would like to make you aware that on Friday 9th May, Stage 3 of the Women’s Cycle Tour will be coming through your Ward. The race will be starting in Felixstowe and finishing in Clacton, passing through …

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  9. Weather Alert for Wednesday

    By Steven Leach on February 3rd, 2014

    Just an update from our friendly weather advisor – John Hammond on this weeks weather.  It’s pretty mixed through the week with some stronger winds on Tuesday night, but Wednesday is the day to watch.  Nothing to panic about but just a …

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  10. Embargo Testing

    By Steven Leach on February 3rd, 2014

    This is a test page that should disappear at 6:50

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