Community Work Ceremony
The Shotley Footpath Group has received a 'Community Achievement Award' for its work in managing Shotley Heritage Park.
The award was presented by Councillor James Long, Chairman of Babergh District ...
19 Mar, 2015
Pugh's Phab Plod
The day of reckoning is fast approaching for game geriatric Geraint Pugh.
Our Welsh import has bravely, or foolishly depending on your point of view, is running the London marathon in order to raise f...
16 Mar, 2015
No, it wasn't the sea defence fairies that have made the walk along the River Stour even more attractive, but our very own hard working and effective Footpath Group.
The landslip overspill, which has...
15 Mar, 2015
Ganges Plan Reported Back
Plans to develop the former Royal Navy Training Establishment HMS Ganges have been further delayed after Woolverstone Parish Council objected to Babergh Districy Council's approval of the planning app...
13 Mar, 2015
New Owner For Ferry Found
The Shotley to Harwich and Felixstowe ferry is set to operate as usual this summer after a new owner was found to run it.
There were fears the 100-year-old ferry would not run this summer ...
12 Mar, 2015
Foreign Change Wanted
Coining It In
Many of us have lots of foreign coins or notes laying around waiting in the vain hope we will return to that country and can spend it.
Euros and dollars aside there is a fair chance the...
12 Mar, 2015
Navy Chief Honoured
A serving Royal Navy sailor living in Shotley has been awarded the prestigious Meritorious Service Medal (MSM).
Shaun Sams was presented with the medal at a ceremony aboard HMS Victory, in Portsmouth...
11 Mar, 2015
Record Container Ship
Visitors to Shotley were today treated to a view of the latest record-breaking container ship slipping into harbour.
MSC Oscar, superceded MSC Globe as the largest conter-carryng ship in the world wit...
09 Mar, 2015