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  1. Thorpeness 14th Annual Beach & Village Clean 14 April 2017

    By Bill & Deborah Crow, The Thorpeness Beach Baggers and the residents of Thorpeness on April 17th, 2017

    Much against expectations on a bright but cold morning a record crowd of volunteers, numbering an estimated 130 plus, arrived at The Dolphin Inn to undertake the 14th Annual Beach & Village Clean. This was way over our expectations. We …

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  2. An improved Aldringham Lane!

    By ImpACT ( Improving Aldringham Community Team) on March 22nd, 2017

    Have you noticed the improvements to Aldringham Lane? It is now possible for everyone, including wheelchair users and mothers with pushchairs, to use the footpath from Aldringham to Knodishall without hindrance from overhead branches or being forced …

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. New Thatch for the Old Barn

    By Bill Crow on April 23rd, 2016

    Well, you could have knocked it down with a feather.  The venerable thatched barn in Old Homes Road, Thorpeness was seemingly in its last decade.  The once grand old lady looked so tired and fragile just waiting for a high wind to blow it away and …

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  6. Thorpeness 2016 Beach Clean & Village Clean For The Queen

    By Bill Crow on April 22nd, 2016

    True to form on the morning of Good Friday, 25 March the skies cleared the wind dropped and around 40 to 50 villagers, second home owners, and occasional visitors gathered in the sunshine at The Dolphin Inn for the 13th Annual Beach Clean.  The …

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  7. Save on Heating Oil with Community Bulk Buying & Receive Support during Power Cuts

    By SCC, Community Action Suffolk & UK Power Networks on January 1st, 2016

    Save Time & Money by Buying Heating Oil through a Community Bulk Buying Scheme If you are one of 50,000 households in Suffolk which is off the mains gas network, Community Action Suffolk (CAS) could be saving you money on your heating bill. CAS …

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  8. Aviva Women's Tour - photos & film

    By Louise Chadwick on June 23rd, 2015

    On 17 June the Women's Tour passed through Aldringham and Thorpeness. In case you weren't able to watch part of the race, the cyclists pedalled fast up the hill from the Aldringham crossroads, towards Thorpeness. They were gone in a flash but we …

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  9. Thorpeness Beach Clean 2015 - pictures & poetry

    By Louise Chadwick on June 21st, 2015

    The Thorpeness Annual Beach Clean took place on Good Friday, 3 April. After coffee and biscuits at the Dolphin Inn, armed with litter pickers, gloves and sacks a small crowd headed for the beach. An hour and a half later they returned to the Dolphin …

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  10. Have you heard........ that Thorpeness and Aldringham have started a Heritage Group?

    By Sue Atkinson on March 24th, 2015

    For some while people in the two villages had been talking about forming a heritage group, so last year they got together and the Thorpeness and Aldringham Heritage Group was born. Val Allport was our original chairperson but after her untimely death …

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