The Council already have a small number of Plastic Action Champions recruited and trained up but they are looking for more and would like as wide a geographical spread of Champions around the district as possible - click for more details. Training sessions for new champions are to be arranged on an ongoing basis as additional Champions step forward.
East Suffolk residents are being encouraged to take simple steps to protect their health, and the health of their families, from air pollution.
Sports Club has begun it's Friday Night Sports for children in the village. Everyone is welcome - if you don't want to take part, you can always come along and watch. Parents can relax in the Hall whilst the children enjoy themselves on the Field. See the Village Hall website for details.
Mr Ken Hoyle is the new Parish Councillor, following the unfilled vacancy which occurred as a result of the uncontested election. He has been officially registered with East Suffolk District Council and will be able to take his place at the next Parish Council meeting. The Chairman and fellow Councillors welcome Ken onto the Parish Council and look forward to working with him.
The new East Suffolk District Council has a new phone number: 03330 162000. It has replaced any previous numbers used to contact the Customer Services team. It covers the whole of East Suffolk. The web address is: www.eastsuffolk.gov.uk
Stage one of the 2019 OVO Energy Women’s Tour takes place in Suffolk on Monday 10 June with a stage between Beccles and Stowmarket, arriving in Dennington around 11.40am. It starts in Beccles and will pass through Halesworth, towards Sibton and Peasenhall, onward to Framlingham via B1120 and from Framlingham back towards Dennington B1116. They will pass through Dennington, heading towards Laxfield before turning off towards Brundish and Stradbroke.
The Chairman, Robert Wardley, announced at the Annual Parish Meeting that the new Clerk for the Parish Council will be Lydia Kirk who is also the Clerk of Saxtead and Parham Parish Councils. In his annual report to the Parish, he thanked the current Clerk, Ruth Hart, for all the work she has undertaken over the past seven years:
The first meeting of the Club will be held on Wednesday 22nd May at 7.30pm in the Village Hall. Everyone is welcome to attend to hear the plans for the new venture. Click here for more details.
It was another successful Plant Sale sale recently with over £1300 collected and more to come in. Despite the windy weather, a fantastic crowd came to buy flowers, fruit and vegetables, as well as cakes, cards and bric-a-brac. It was also an opportunity to meet friends and catch up over a cup of coffee or tea. It is always an enjoyable experience. The precise amount collected will be announced later on. Peter and Celia Reeve are the foundation of the effort, with additional support from Veronica, Francis, Mary, and Mandy who grew additional plants for sale. Thank you to everyone who supported the day!
Don't forget to use your vote on 2nd May - here is a list of candidates for our East Suffolk district election: