Archive: Thu Aug 2015

News from the village hall

The Trustees have removed the wooden statue from outside the Village Hall as the base had rotted and the structure was in a dangerous condition. FORTHCOMING EVENTS AT THE HALL Saturday 12th September 2015 – Music Festival Village Hall 60th Anniversary Celebration. To celebrate this event we are holding a free to enter music festival

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Parish Council report

At the Parish Council meeting in July a decision was finally taken on purchasing new football goals for the Charity Meadow. The debate has been rumbling for some time and it was originally intended to buy nets for the existing goals. After discussion it was decided instead to purchase two smaller goals with nets ideally

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Guardians of Gislingham meet Jo Churchill MP

Eric Sheehan and Graham Broughton from the Guardians of Gislingham met with Jo Churchill MP on the 17th July to discusss the planning application to build 40 houses in the land to the rear of Westview Gardens and the front of Thornham Road. Jo expressed her concern that the application did not take into consideration the

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Chickens help with the weeding

Hello again. The rain is pouring down outside and the roads are chocker block with people desperately trying to get away on holiday – so it must be the start of the school holidays and summertime in England. A couple of weeks ago we were very lucky for the Gislingham Summer Fair and had fantastic

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Update from the playgroup

This term has been very busy with a trip to Banham zoo, a yoga session with Clare Hall and taking part in the school sports day. Our theme this term has been people who help us, we had a visit from a parent who is a doctor and a local policeman. We have been busy

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Full bottles wanted for Flower Festival 29th-31st August

This year we are having a Bottle Stall and would be grateful for contri- butions. We are looking for any bottles (with something in them!!! e.g. drink/bubble bath/ketchup etc.) Contributions may be brought to the Book Sale on the first Saturday of either July or August at Gislingham Village Hall or delivered to Helen 783254

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Keeping it watered and weeded

  The major task this month is watering –especially if the weather is hot. Your vegetable plot, most flowering plants and the lawn will need about an inch every week to keep them looking good. The important thing to remember is to make sure you water thoroughly and deeply, preferably in the early morning or at dusk

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