On Monday 16 July, Fressingfield Community Gardeners' monthly meeting features Bob Flowerdew at the Sports & Social Club. He will be talking about No Work Gardening. Tickets £6 in advance or £9 on the door. Further details to follow.
If you are looking for the latest news about the Parish Council (meetings, actions, plans etc) it can now be found in two places. As well as maintaining a page on this site it has now developed its own site.
The new site can be found by following this link. ☞
The minutes of this meeting can be read by clicking this link.
Fressingfield Local History and Archive Group has published four photos from the 20th Century, of individuals who served the local community in one way or another. This is the first release of photos that will be linked to particular themes. They can be viewed on this sub-page of the group's main page.
Amongst the many changes to Suffolk Police has been the setting up of local policing teams. These are called safer neighbourhood teams or SNTs for short. For Fressingfield and the surrounding area, the SNT is based in Eye. The team has put out a newsletter which tells us about the things it has been doing in recent weeks.
The newsletter has some information about power tool thefts. For advice about preventing thefts of power tools, have a look at the team's latest leaflet.
PS In case you're wondering, ASB stands for anti-social behaviour. (I think!)
A whole new section has been added to the parish church pages about the restoration of the Father Willis Organ.
Not only will you find out what events are planned in December and beyond to raise funds for this exciting project, but there is also a report and photos about the restoration work and how the money has been raised to pay for it.
Accompanying this information is a new article about the history of the church, illustrated with some wonderful photos.
Users of the service include the elderly, young people, community groups, the rurally isolated and those with impaired mobility. Our door to door dial-a-ride service helps people to carry out important tasks such as attend medical appointments, go shopping, pay bills, participate in social events and visit friends and family.
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer/trustee or both and supporting us we would love to hear from you.
For more information please contact Tom Clarke 01379 854800.
Dates have been set for the annual series of 'flu immunisation clinics. Full details are in this flyer.
There remains one casual vacancy on the Parish Council following the recent co-option process. The parish council will fill the vacancy by co-option as soon as possible. If you wish to make a difference to your village and would like to be considered for this vacancy please contact the clerk at the earliest opportunity.
CA Smy, clerk to Fressingifield Parish Council
7 Norwich Road
Tel: 07817 441195