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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. Fly Tipping

    By Parish Council on March 15th, 2017

    We have had a number of instances of Fly tipping in the Parish over the last few months including garden waste, household items and builder’s rubbish. Last year increased penalties were introduced as described in our August newsletter (available on …

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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. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Don't Give A Dog A Bad Name

    By Rover on February 2nd, 2011

    Don't Give A Dog A Bad Name

      Keep the Parish beautiful by using the bins provided by the Parish Council. If one is full please ring Suffok Coastal Services 01394 444033. Thanks, Rover.

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  8. Rubbish, Rubbish, everywhere

    By Louise Chadwick on February 2nd, 2011

    Rubbish, Rubbish, everywhere

    Don't be a Tosser! Radio Suffolk's campaign urges us not to throw rubbish around our beautiful county. Have you noticed how much there is lying in the streets and verges? Wouldn't you like to help make Suffolk the Greenest County by picking it up …

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