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News

Kesgrave Library - Oct

Kegrave Library

Sunday Crafts, Bookstart, Story Time, Other Activities, Opening Times.

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Suffolk’s Police and Crime Commissioner PCC says it’s your police service – tell us what you think - 31 Oct

Suffolk’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Tim Passmore and Chief Constable, Steve Jupp are staging a series of public meetings across the county and are encouraging Suffolk residents to attend. The south area meeting covers Ipswich and surrounding towns and villages will be held on Thursday 31 October at the Ipswich Community Church, Wilberforce Street, Ipswich.  The meeting starts at 7pm and there is no need to book.

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HMRC phone scam warning

Police are warning residents to be vigilant to after receiving a number of reports of a telephone scam involving bogus callers claiming to be from HM Revenue and Customs.

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Downloadable New Bus Timetables (All Services from 1 Sep)

Attached are the new local bus timetables from 1 Sep including the 66 hourly service via Eagle Way and a link to the bus website https://www.suffolkonboard.com/buses/timetables/

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Kesgrave Library - Sep

Kegrave Library

Sunday Crafts, Bookstart, Story Time, Other Activities, Opening Times.

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New Bus Timetables for all local bus services + Route Changes - From 1 Sep

First Bus is making some major changes to our local bus network. Some services will be cut as the bus company says they are not economically viable to run. There will also be some bus route changes in Ipswich town centre too, aimed at improving punctuality.

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Suffolk police urging more volunteers to join special constabulary

More volunteers are actively being sought to join the ranks of Suffolk’s Special Constabulary.

Special constables are volunteer police officers who give their time to assist the regular police force in keeping communities in Suffolk safe. Committed recruits, keen to experience the rewards and challenges of policing, are being invited to support the community. Volunteers at any stage in life and of any background are encouraged to apply to become a special. There will be a special constabulary recruitment event on: Thursday 19 September – starting at 6pm until 8pm – LEC 2, Police Headquarters, Portal Avenue, Martlesham Heath, IP5 3QS.

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Dobbs Lane and Gayfer Avenue – Footway Resurfacing – Jul-Sep

Suffolk highways will be resurfacing the footway along Dobbs Lane and Gayfer Avenue from July to September. Work will be carried out from around 7:30 am until 4 pm each day. During this period traffic will be diverted.

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Shaw Trust Community Support

Need help to decide what you would like to do, to improve your health and wellbeing. A community connector can discuss what issues you are facing, explore what matters to you in your life and what services and activities are available. This is a free confidential service for anyone over the age of 18 years. They also offer the option to book an appointment through the Birches Medical Centre surgery.

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Police offer summer security advice to deter burglars

With Suffolk set to enjoy some warm summer weather, police are reminding people to consider their home and vehicle security to deter thieves.

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Distraction burglaries – Ipswich

Police are urging residents to be vigilant against cold calling rogue traders and to report any suspicious behaviour in their neighbourhood following two incidents of distraction burglary in Ipswich on Friday 14 June.

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Events

Kesgrave Market - 21 Sep

Kesgrave Market

** Sep News & Offers **

Kesgrave Market runs monthly on the 3rd Saturday of the month.

Fantastic range of locally produced quality products.

Visiting the Market gives you the opportunity to buy quality local produce:

• Chicken • Beef • Pork • Free Range Eggs • Bread • Rolls • Cakes • Fruit & Veg • Apple Juice • Deli Products • Cards and Gifts •

ALL 'UNDER ONE ROOF'

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News

Roadwork Alerts

Elgin

Roadworks in Kesgrave plus other local roadworks in Martlesham, Ipswich, Rushmere St Andrew, Foxhall etc

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Events Coming Up in the Next Month

Kesgrave Market
Kesgrave Town Council Meeting
Suffolk Libraries Day
Scout Jumble Sale
Kesgrave Catwalk

Events Further Afield

Foxburrow Farm Activities, Woodbridge - Oct

Foxburrow Farm

Octobers events at Foxburrow Farm, Saddlemakers Lane, Melton, Woodbridge IP12 1NA

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Going with the flow – tides and the Deben estuary - Oct 15-27

This ambitious project aims to increase appreciation and enjoyment of the estuary environment through a wide range of information and activities (serious and fun) that enable people of all ages to gain an understanding of why tides occur, the impact of tidal flow on the ecology of the estuary, tidal terminology and forces involved in navigating the river.  It is designed to appeal to experts and to people who find science uninteresting or opaque.

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Oak Tree Farm Open Day - Sat 21 Sep 10am-4pm - Rushmere

Oak Tree Farm have another open day at the farm on Sat 21st Sept10am-4pm.

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Foxburrow Farm Activities, Woodbridge - Sep

Foxburrow Farm

Septembers events at Foxburrow Farm, Saddlemakers Lane, Melton, Woodbridge IP12 1NA

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