Author Archives: Mallen Baker

Gislingham Spring Litter Pick Team 2017

There was a fantastic turn-out on Sunday 23rd April in Gislingham for the “Spring Litter Pick”. Over twenty-five adults and young children turned out in force to pick up all the litter from the road sides, grass verges and foot paths, and even the road signs were given a wash and clean up! This was

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Tip off, rip off – the dangers of Facebook

Most of the information fraudsters need to steal your identity can be found on Facebook……… Fraudsters need just three pieces of personal information to steal your identity, most of which can be found on your Facebook profile. All it takes is your name, date of birth and address for fraudsters to steal your identity and

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Gislingham’s Kay Mollett to go bald for charity

According to the Diss Express, Gislingham resident Kay Mollett will be getting her head shaved 6pm this Sunday, along with cousin Glen Brewer and friend Trevor Steed, at the Mellis Railway Tavern. The event is in memory of her brother Simon who had a heart attack aged 48. The aim is to raise at least

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Car broken into outside village hall

While the Zumba class was going on at the village hall on Thursday 21st January, one of the cars of the attendees in the car park was broken into and the owner’s bag and phone was taken. Unfortunately, the village hall CCTV doesn’t cover the car park, so there are no clues as to who

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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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Flower, vegetable and craft show – Saturday 15th August

Once again Gislingham Allotments & Garden Association is organising our local produce show. We will have a wide variety of exhibits from Flowers, Vegetables and Craft items in the show which will be open to the public at Gislingham Village Hall on Saturday 15th August between 2.00- 4.00pm. Refreshments will be available. We welcome entries

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Summer fair 2015

Gislingham Summer Fair will be taking place on Saturday 4th July 2015 on the school playing field from 1200 to 1600.  There will be a Bouncy Castle, Punch and Judy, Classic Cars, Park Radio, Beer and Pimms Tent, Music, Civil War Re-enactment, BBQ, Ice Cream, Dog Show, Tea and Cakes, Face Painting, Mobile Police Station

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Gislingham man given conditional discharge after child cruelty trial

Gerald West, from Martins Meadow, Gislingham, along with another man, was given a conditional discharge by Ipswich Crown Court after pleading guilty to a charge of cruelty to a person aged under 16. The charges date from when West was employed by Oakwood School in Stowmarket. According to the Diss Express, the judge – in

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Lack of Internet

Broadband in the village. We’d love some. Some may have fibre, but I’m sure there will be many others who still don’t. As a Sky customer, has BT released any slots to them – NO! If you look at BTs own map, could I defect to BT to get it? NO. Their website says there is ‘heavy demand –

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