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In conversation with Richard Adams and Michael Stevenson

This month, I talk to Richard Adams and Michael Stevenson, Co-Directors of the forthcoming Gislingham Variety Club production of “When We Are Married” – Thursday 6th to Saturday 8th April, Gislingham Village Hall. JN: What is the play about? MS: When We Are Married is a comedy by J. B. Priestley. It was first performed

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Confessions of a costume designer

By the time, you read this article we will be a quarter way through the year. Quite a sobering thought. The WI have been busy in March. Some of our members attended the South-Eastern Federation Annual meeting at Trinity Park. We enjoyed some very interesting talks on various charities and associations who try to help

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Getting started with vegetables

Recently a reader asked me about growing vegetables as they hadn’t a clue. So here for her and anyone else who might be interested are some very general tips to get started. Ambitious vegetable gardens are seldom achievable in a small garden especially if you are planning on swathes of potatoes and brassicas that are

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Parish council update

It has been some months since I last wrote any Parish Council notes but an outstanding result you will read about separately in this Messenger is the Local Council Award presented by SALC at our February meeting. The award was the result of much effort by all members of the Council but especially Terry Williams

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Upcoming Events

Casino night

Tickets in advance from: Julie 788484 Pete 788235 Terry 783903 £10 to include a ploughmans supper Bar (beer, wine and soft drinks)

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Litter pick

Meet at the village hall at 10.00. Please help keep our village clean and tidy by giving a hand. Complimentary refreshments available after the event.

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Jumble sale

Refreshments available. Please take donations to the school or 19 Broadfields Road. Entry 20p.

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Charity auction

An opportunity to sell your unwanted items and support your Village Hall. The Village Hall will be open to receive lots from 7.00pm to 8.00 pm on Friday 19th May 2017 and Between 9.30 am and 10.30 am on Saturday 20th May 2017. A fee of £1 per lot will be charged, with all of

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