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News

Kesgrave Library - Dec

Kegrave Library

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

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Job Vacancy - Kesgrave Town Council Estate Operative

Kesgrave Town Council are seeking a part-time Estate Operative (average 21 hours per week, working a 4-day rolling schedule – 4 day shifts, 4 evening shifts, 4 days off).

This role is based within the Town of Kesgrave, and duties will include;

• Opening and closing of Town Council facilities
• Basic maintenance, repairs and cleaning of Town Council premises
• Litter picking and play equipment checks
• Setting up, clearing away at Town Council facilities and events

Closing date for completed application forms – Friday 15th November, 12noon.

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Job Vacancy - Kesgrave Town Council Events and Estate Administrator

Kesgrave Town Council are seeking a part-time Events and Estate Administrator (between 20-24 hours per week over 4 days, Monday to Friday).

This role is based at the Town Council office and the applicant should be;

• IT literate, with a working knowledge of Website and Social Media administration
• Experienced in ‘face to face’ customer service
• Good understanding of clerical and administrative procedures

Closing date for completed application forms – Friday 15 November, 12noon.

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Kesgrave Library - Nov

Kegrave Library

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

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Spare a Thought Campaign 2019

Every year this local campaign supports Catch 22, a charity which supports young people aged 16 to 21 years across Suffolk who have recently left care.

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Volunteer via Community Action Suffolk (CAS) to help Scouts

Community Action Suffolk (CAS) and Suffolk Scouts are joining forces to find more adult volunteers in order to enable more young people to learn skills for life. There are around 469 potential Scouts on the waiting list in Suffolk. Can you help?

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Could You be an East Anglia's Children's Hospice Volunteer?

Could you spend a couple of hours a week, or even an hour a month helping a family with a child who accesses our hospices in their own home?

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Burglaries - uPVCs doors with multi-point locking

Police are reminding households with a uPVC door with multi-point locking, to make sure you use the key to engage the locks and then remove the key, every time you shut the door. If you do not engage the locks and remove the key, an offender can reach through the letter box and open the door. 

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Lily Parr – British Champion - British Cycling Individual Championships

The British Cycling Individual Championships were recently held in the South East region with Kesgrave Panthers Cycle Speedway Club’s Lily Parr becoming British Champion.

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Report of fraudulent police officer

Police are urging residents to be alert after an incident in Ipswich where a male was asked to hand over money to a man claiming to be a police officer. It took place on Thursday 26th September between 10am and 4pm.

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Tuesday Youth Club - 4YP - “Your evening, your choice”

Based at the Millennium Hall, Millennium Way, Kesgrave, young people aged 11-14 (School years 7-9) are invited to come along every Tuesday evening from 7.15-8.30 during term time for lots of fun!

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A14 Works – Junction 53 to Junction 55 & Orwell Bridge - 30 Sep for 5 Weeks - 8pm to 6am weeknights only

Highways England is undertaking necessary improvement works on the A14 between junction 53 and Orwell Bridge to improve the surfacing of the carriageway. The work is planned to start on Monday 30 September 2019 and is programmed to take approximately 5 weeks between the hours of 8pm and 6am on weeknights only. Diversions will be in place.

Further details attached.

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Dementia Cafe (3rd Wed of Month)

The new Dementia Café for people living with dementia has started. The café provides a selection of games and activities to stimulate and motivate individuals to get involved, improving their confidence and social interaction.

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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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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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Events

Kesgrave Market - 16 Nov

Kesgrave Market

** Nov 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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Scout Christmas Fayre - Nov 29 to 2 Dec

This big annual fundraiser will start on Friday 29th November when the lights are switched on in the square outside the Scout Hall.

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Scout Christmas Post - Ipswich and Felixstowe - 25 Nov to 10 Dec

The post boxes will be available from Monday25th November until Tuesday 10th December 2019 across the area.

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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
KSC - Infrared
Christmas Pamper & Shop
Ipswich Scout Christmas Post
Kesgrave Town Council Meeting
Are You Being Served - Masque Players
Are You Being Served - Masque Players
Scout Christmas Fayre and Father Christmas
Christmas Tree Lights Switch On
Are You Being Served - Masque Players
St. Andrews Day
Scout Christmas Fayre
Giant Table Top Sale - The Lions Club of Ipswich
Ice Skating Weekend
Are You Being Served - Masque Players
1st Sunday in Advent
Scout Christmas Fayre
Ice Skating Weekend
Gressland Court Christmas Fayre
Scout Christmas Fayre
Cafe 66 Christmas Fayre
Scout Jumble Sale
Christmas Fayre at Cedarwood and Santa's Sleigh
KSC - Are We There Yet
Ipswich Scout Christmas Post - Last Post Day
Cafe 66 Christmas Lunch (sold out)
Christmas Party Night
Evening Of Reflection
Christmas Party Night

Events Further Afield

Foxburrow Farm Activities, Woodbridge - Dec

Foxburrow Farm

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

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Foxburrow Farm Activities, Woodbridge - Nov

Foxburrow Farm

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

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