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Teenage Cancer Trust quiz thank you

Thank you to all who came along and supported the quiz in memory of Jack and to raise money for the Teenage cancer trust which made such a difference to Jack’s treatment. A huge thank you to all who helped before, during and after, Malthouse Security who kindly sponsored the event and local businesses who

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Rose Goddard, born 1410

Graham contacted us with the following comment. “My 16 x great grandmother is buried in St Mary’s Churchyard, so I amled to believe. “She was born in 1410 . I believe that her son Nicholas ( 15 gtgrandfather) is also buried in the churchyard . “We might have been in the village for generations before

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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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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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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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Funding for university costs

There is funding available for UNIVERSITY FEES etc from Gislingham United Charity. It is exclusively for residents of Gislingham. The Trustees were able to get the Charity Commission to agree to change the provisions of the charity to provide for this not very long ago. Announcements, articles in local magazines and information has been issued

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A big thank you

As Chair of Gislingham Summer Fair I would like to say a huge thank you to the committee, all the helpers on the day and all kind donations we received to help raise money for the 5 organisations involved. Everyone worked so hard building up to and on the day. I would also like to

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The Charity Meadow

Some years ago the Gislingham United Charity sought views from the Village on the future use of the Meadow. A majority asked for more leisure use by young people – hence the current attempt to provide a skateboard park – and there was also majority support for creating areas of greater wildlife value. We therefore

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Gislingham churchyard

We are trying to keep the churchyard tidy but are being hampered in our efforts by fly tipping. Please, if you see anyone going into the churchyard with any sort of rubbish, would you report it to one of the church wardens, Peter Lucas – 788411, or Ann Cottee – 788633. Thank you.

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Friends of Mendlesham Health Centre

A working group from The Friends of Mendlesham Health Centre met recently to discuss the Health Centre’s annual survey – the results of which were excellent. However, one area which was highlighted was the waiting room at Mendlesham

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