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Dad’s Army

Don’t panic, but 2015 marks the 75th anniversary of the formation of the Home Guard, when men were asked to join up in the expectation of an imminent German invasion. It was soon nicknamed ‘Dad’s Army’ owing to the relatively advanced age of its 1.5 million members. To mark this significant event, Gislingham Variety Club

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Remembering the Fallen of Gislingham

It was supposed to be the War to end all wars. “It’ll be over by Christmas” was the optimistic view at the outbreak of hostilities in the late-summer of 1914. Yet it took another four years and over 2.3million British dead and wounded until the fighting finally stopped. The human cost is unimaginable; not just

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Neighbourhood watch update

Earlier this month a resident in the High Street reported that several builders buckets had been stolen from her home – they had been left by her garage door. These may have little intrinsic value, but do be careful when leaving items in clear view if you don’t want to lose them. If you noticed

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