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Introducing Red Glass

Jeff Norman interviews Liam Hayes of local youth band Red Glass. JN: So Liam, when I first met you, you were seven years old and playing the Cornet in the Gislingham School Brass Band. You would play at the annual school Music Festival etc. and my memories of you in those days were your passion

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Review: The Birdwatcher by William Shaw

I’m going to kick off this monthly book review with what has become (so far!) my crime novel of the year – The Birdwatcher by William Shaw. They say: Police Sergeant William South has a reason for not wanting to be on the murder investigation. He is a murderer himself. But the victim was his

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School corner: A review of Mary Poppins the Musical

This West End musical is one of the best Disney classics by far. Mary Poppins is a show for the family and has impressed all ages from young to old. Combining much-loved characters, it includes numerous laughs, villains and a very high standard of acting. It’s unsurprising that it has become one of the best hits of

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Upcoming Events

Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

  Come and join us for a cuppa and a slice or two. Together we can make this year’s Coffee Morning a real success, so that Macmillan nurses are there for even more people affected by cancer. Offers of cakes, scones, sausage rolls and good quality bric-a brac as well as donations of bottles for

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‘Food for Thought’ Quiz

Here is your chance to get up a team of up to 6 friends to take part in the Friends of St Mary’s, Gislingham’s, next Quiz Night which takes place on Saturday 15th October at Gislingham Village Hall starting at 7.30pm prompt. The name of the quiz is “FOOD FOR THOUGHT” This is your chance

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