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Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal 2017

This year’s House to House and static collections for the Poppy Appeal in Gislingham, Finningham and Westhorpe raised the magnificent sum of £1585. This is slightly more than last year. My very grateful thanks on behalf of the Legion are once again sent to the very dedicated and hardworking House to House and static collectors.

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Two public consultations

During these autumn months the two district councils, Babergh and Mid Suffolk will complete their move to Endeavour House in Ipswich, the home of Suffolk County Council. This will mean significant changes for many people who work for the two local authorities and there will be one or two things that may take a while

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Village hall update

The Trustees are pleased to announce that they have received funding from Mid Suffolk District Council towards the refurbishment of the hall and kitchen. These works will necessitate closing the hall. Once we have concrete information on dates all users will be contacted. FORTHCOMING EVENTS AT THE HALL Saturday 18th November – Wine Tasting Evening

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Book review: Blood Symmetry by Kate Rhodes

This book choice is a topical one. You may have seen the government has announced an inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal that left at least 2,400 people dead. In the 1970s and 1980s thousands of NHS patients, many of them haemophiliacs, were given blood products from abroad infected with hepatitis C and HIV. It

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