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A reference and information resource for Kesgrave and its community.

News

Kesgrave Library - Aug

Kegrave Library

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

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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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Kesgrave Neighbourhood Plan Public Consultation 8 Jul – 2 Sep

The Neighbourhood Plan has now got to a point where it needs to be submitted to the Planning Inspector. However before this is undertakne, it needs re-affirmation support from Kesgrave residents. This Consultation will take place for 8 weeks.  To support this there will also be question and answer sessions. Comments need to be sent in writing to Kesgrave Town Council either as a letter or email.

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Ipswich Northern Route consultation - 5 Jul - 13 Sep

Members of the public are invited to have their say on the potential options for the Ipswich Northern Route. The public are being asked to comment on three proposed routes for the new road to the north of Ipswich. During this time eleven drop-in sessions will be held throughout July where members of the public can find out about the project and speak with the team. Kesgrave's date is Tue 16 July 3-7pm Kesgrave Community Centre.

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Kesgrave Library - July

Kegrave Library

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

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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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Summer Reading Challenge - Volunteers Required

Are you interested in volunteering to help the staff at Kesgrave Library run this year’s Summer Reading Challenge?

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Women on Wheels comes to Kesgrave - Registration is now open

Women on Wheels (WoW) Kesgrave takes place on Sunday 1st September and registrations for the event are now open. Women on Wheels events are mass participation female-only bike rides, with a strong focus on the fun, friendly and inclusive aspects of cycling. All ages and abilities are welcome.

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Police Connect - Keyless entry vehicle thefts

Keyless theft of a vehicle occurs when criminals use a transmitter to amplify the signal being emitted from the genuine key inside the owner’s house to reach the vehicle outside. 

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Tuesday Youth Club - Help Required

Kesgrave Tuesday Youth Club for School Years 7-9 is looking for energetic volunteers to join the 4YP team on Tuesday nights at the Millennium
Jubilee Hall from 7-8.45pm.

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Trading Standards Warning - Door to door fish sellers in Kesgrave

Suffolk Trading Standards are urging residents in Kesgrave and Coddenham to stay alert after receiving calls today, Wednesday 17th April, from members of public in these areas about door-to-door pedlars (Nottingham Knockers) in Coddenham, and fish sellers in Kesgrave.

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Events

Senior Citizens Outing - Mon 19 Aug
The popular senior citizens outing to Felixstowe is on Monday 19 August. Booking forms now available from the Town Council Office or the 2nd Stop charity Shop from 24 June.

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Kesgrave Market - 17 Aug

Kesgrave market will be basking in the August sunshine, on Saturday August 17th starting at 9 am. We will all sold out by 12.30 pm. The local produce, artisan goods and meeting up with local folk will make you smile. Kesgrave market is one of the best, selling locally grown produce freshly picked, and crafts created by the people living in or close to the neighbourhood.

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Fields Church Explorers Holiday Club - 29 Jul - 2 Aug

This years theme is ‘Jungle Explorer’! We have lots of fun singing and dancing to lively music, interesting crafts, games and activities are planned as usual. Aimed at Reception/Foundation to Year 6 as of September 2018.

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Library Summer Reading Challenge – Space Chase Sat 20 Jul – Sun 8 Sep

This year’s Reading Challenge is all about Space to celebrate 50 years since the moon landing.

Due to the popularity of the challenge, a session will run every day at Kesgrave Library with three days of sign up in the week before the challenge starts on Tuesday 16th, Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th July from 3.00 – 5.00 p.m.

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Kesgrave Market - 20 July

Kesgrave Market

** July 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

Dobbs Lane, Kesgrave, Suffolk

22 July — 30 September

   

Delays likely Road closure

 

Works location: from main road until outside 91...

   

Works description: Footway resurfacing 24hr...

   

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Events Coming Up in the Next Month

Kesgrave Market
Fields Church Explorers Holiday Club
Kesgrave Town Council Meeting
Fields Church Explorers Holiday Club
Fields Church Explorers Holiday Club
Fields Church Explorers Holiday Club
Fields Church Explorers Holiday Club
Suffolk Parent Carer Network Event
Scout Jumble Sale
Kesgrave Market
Senior Citizens Outing

Events Further Afield

Foxburrow Farm Activities, Woodbridge - Aug

Foxburrow Farm

August's events at Foxburrow Farm, Saddlemakers Lane, Melton, Woodbridge IP12 1NA

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Foxburrow Farm Activities, Woodbridge - Jun/Jul

Foxburrow Farm

June and July's events at Foxburrow Farm, Saddlemakers Lane, Melton, Woodbridge IP12 1NA

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