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Parish Council wants your views

30 March 2017

The Parish Council wants the views of all residents about the village and how it could develop. A survey was posted through everyone's door with Six Sense, this month. The survey covers many aspects of village life and how it could develop over the next 10 years. It is your opportunity to have a say and have an influence.

Please complete it and return it to the village shop, or Garry Deeks, The Old Manse, Laxfield Road or Dave Wheeler 2 Post Mill Lane or any other Parish Councillor by April 14th, 2017.


If you want any additional copies of the survey, it can be downloaded here and then printed off.


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Allotments in Fressingfield?

6 March 2017

1fe2f9af52c991fd541243c5b8bf2030 walpole allotments allotment clipart 298 184Parish councils have a responsibility to consider providing allotments if there is a local demand for them. There is an open meeting of the Fressingfield Community Gardeners on Monday 20  March to discuss whether there is a demand in Fressingfield. The guest speaker will be Karen Kenny, the President of the National Society of Allotment and Leisure Gardeners.

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Changes at the Fressingfield Branch of the RBL

5 March 2017

rbllogo colDue to family commitments, Ben Symonds is standing down from his position as welfare officer of the branch. From now on any welfare issues should be addressed to Chrissie Kitchen on 01986 798764. Any person who has completed one week paid service in any of the armed forces or reserves, and their dependants qualify for Legion assistance in times of need. This includes those who were called up for compulsory National Service.

We cover a very large area, seven+ villages, and quite often we don't know who has and has not served in the military. If you know of any person who fits the conditions and is in need of assistance or even a friendly chat with one of our visitors, then let Chrissie or any Legion member know the
details and we will take it from there.

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Final total from the New Year's Day Sponsored Dog Walk

5 March 2017

We are delighted to report that since our report in the February issue of Six Sense, the sum donated following the New Year’s Day Dog Walk has reached £2054!

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Foodbank donations

5 March 2017

Foodbank WaveneyFressingfield Methodist Church. Thanks for donations over the last three months for the Foodbank. During this time, 88.9kg of food was donated, which provided 89 meals.

The chapel is currently open for donations to the Waveney Foodbank and as a Quiet Space from 10am to dusk. More details about Foodbank Projects can be found at

Food bank donations can also be made at All Saints’ Church, Mendham and at Metfield village store.

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