1. Report Flooding and Drainage Issues in Suffolk

    By Tom Mann on February 6th, 2017

    Over the winter months flooding can cause persistent and damaging issues for local communities. Despite the disruption this can cause, it can also be quite difficult to know who to report flooding to since there can be a number of different …

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  2. Warning - 'Nottingham Knockers' are in the area

    By Louise Chadwick on January 11th, 2017

    If you read the weekly Trading Standards emails published on the Warnings page of the website you'll have heard of Nottingham Knockers - there was a warning about them in the update of 16 December 2016. See below. Today, 11 January, at 5pm a fat and …

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  3. Avian flu guidance - Update for Poultry Keepers

    By Louise Chadwick on December 15th, 2016

    A message from Suffolk Coastal District Council.... The latest Government advice for Poultry Keepers. Please see the link below for information regarding the latest advice from the Government's Chief Veterinary Officer for Poultry Keepers in respect …

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  4. Art Lectures - Spring 2017

    By Bill Crow on December 12th, 2016

    Thorpeness Art Group Spring 2017 Programme At present the programme of five lectures will cover the lives and works of the artists in the Bloomsbury Group and friends including Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant, Roger Fry, Dora Carrington and Augustus John. …

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  5. Bill Crow’s Beach Clean scoops up a Couple of Ton

    By Bill Crow on December 12th, 2016

    Thorpeness’s indomitable Beach Clean pioneer Bill Crow was joined by District and Parish Councillor Maureen Jones for the presentation of a cheque for £200 from Dan Wareing, the District Council’s Assistant Waste Management Officer at The …

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  6. ImpACT - Improving Aldringham Community Team

    By Louise Chadwick on November 23rd, 2016

    We are a group of Aldringham Residents recently formed with a view to improving the profile of Aldringham and attempt to address any issues and plans for our small community. Do you have any thoughts or ideas for Aldringham that could improve the …

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  7. Mischief on The Meare

    By Louise Chadwick on October 27th, 2016

    William (Bill) Crow M.A. is an art historian, art journalist and consummate art lecturer. His recent book, My Dear Big O - Portrait of a Portrait, is an analysis of the illustrated correspondence between Sir William Orpen, A.R.A. and G. Stuart …

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  8. Everything in the garden was lovely

    By Pippa McLardy on August 8th, 2016

    Around 39 Aldringham cum Thorpe Good Neighbours Scheme users and volunteers made the most of a warm and sunny day on July 6th at the now traditional Garden Party, held this year at Birch Tree Lodge in Aldringham, home of Harry and Biddy Barclay. …

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  9. Can you help with some Parish History?

    By Louise Chadwick on July 5th, 2016

    Through the website Shirley Dodd-Clark has asked if anyone can add to some Parish and family history. Please let us know if you can. Her enquiry follows: I grew up in Aldringham. I live in Wales now and my mother who is nearly 87 lives with me. She …

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  10. Thorpeness Art Group Gourmet Art Lunches

    By Bill Crow on May 19th, 2016

    One of the more light hearted reasons for belonging to this group of passionate art enthusiasts is the innovation of the Gourmet Art Lunch.  So far in this past twelve months Chris Theobald the Head Chef at The Dolphin Inn has cooked up two feasts …

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