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Help me make a difference to impoverished communities

My name is Edward Griss and I am a member of the Primates Scout Explorer unit in Mendlesham. I am a resident in Columbine Way, Gislingham. I have been selected to be part of the 120 strong Explorers and Leaders expedition to South Africa representing Suffolk Scouts which will take place in July/August 2017. During

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Sponsor a flower display!

Gislingham flower festival – 26-28th August “Simple Pleasures”. Friends of St Mary’s, Gislingham invite individuals and families to mark this special and colourful annual event, either to remember or celebrate the lives of family loved ones, by sponsoring one of the many displays. The cost is £30 and you have the option of having your

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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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The Children’s Society – Thank you!

The amount collected from the annual house box opening was £559.37, slightly less than 2015. The soup lunch held on 19th November 2016 in Gislingham Village Hall raised £316.03. Making a grand total sent to the Children’s Society of £875.40. Very many thanks to all those who contributed in any way. Details of the profit

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Spot the online scams

Residents are being warned about a lot of scam emails and texts; most of which tell the recipient that they are locked out of their account, it has been blocked, or limited.  These are all examples of phishing. Phishing plays on the word ‘fishing’, in that the fraudsters fish for potential victims by sending emails, social

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Young Messengers – Road Safety

At school, two eco-councillors have been chosen to be the Junior Road Safety Officers (JRSOs.) We wear badges so that we can be recognised. We feel that it is not just the pupils in school who need to know about road safety, it is also the parents and people who drive children to school. We

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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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