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  1. Auction Lots of Success

    By Derek Davis on February 28th, 2015

        A terrific turn out and some keen bidding, today helped the Shotley Auction raise £310.70 for the Village Hall. Nearly100 people, including 60 bidders, turned up to watch auctioneer Mel Matthews expertly plough through 210 lots, ably …

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  2. Foot Ferry Threat

    By Derek Davis on February 26th, 2015

    An important transport link between Shotley, Harwich and Felixstow is under immediate threat. The foot ferry between Suffolk and Essex will not run from Easter as scheduled unless a buyer can be found. Current owner Alan Sage is set to retire in …

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  3. Ganges Museum Needs You

    By Derek Davis on February 25th, 2015

    HMS Ganges Museum is looking for volunteers to help man the museum and also behind the scenes helpers. The Ganges Museum is a popular attraction based near Shotley Marina with folk visiting from all over the world. Sadly, as members get older, there …

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  4. Council Agenda

    By Derek Davis on February 24th, 2015

    All Parish Councillors are required to attend the Parish Council Meeting of the Shotley Parish Council to be held on Thursday 26th February 2015, at 7.15pm at Shotley Village Hall (large committee room). All parishioners are also invited to …

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  5. Stay Vigilant

    By Derek Davis on February 15th, 2015

    Two business premises in neighbouring village Chelmondistion were burgled over the weekend. The police helicopter was deployed and a number of officers attended the incidents at Laws Cottage Chinese takeaway and the Butt & Oyster. If you see …

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  6. Path Open

    By Derek Davis on February 15th, 2015

    The footpath going across the lock gates at the marina has now been reopened after vital maintenance work. Enjoy your walk.

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  7. Open Sesame

    By Derek Davis on February 6th, 2015

    The well-renowned Shotley Drama Group are putting on their not-to-be-missed production of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. See our review here...

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  8. Council Meeting

    By dina bedwell on February 6th, 2015

    The public are invited to attend the next Shotley Parish Council meeting, which will be held at the Village Hall on Thursday, February 26 starting at 7:15pm.  

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