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Coronavirus Emergency - Help, Support and Volunteering in Kesgrave

Kesgrave Emergency Support

Do you need help with shopping or pharmacy collections?

Do you fancy a chat with a friendly voice? Are you upset or worried? At times like these we need each other

Would you like to volunteer to help?

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Birches Medical Centre- Coronavirus FAQs

Birches Medical Centre

The Birches Medical Centre has put together a patient frequently asked questions (FAQ's) information sheet on COVID-19.

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East Suffolk Council encourages businesses to apply for funding

East Suffolk Council is now processing the payment of grants for local businesses provided by the government in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Eligible businesses are being asked to complete a straightforward online form which will capture the data required by central government and allow the Council to make payment to each eligible business as soon as possible. 

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Police Connect - Business Security during Coranavirus Emergency

Police Connect

During the current situation with the coronavirus outbreak, you may need to reconsider your business security. You may have goods which are in short supply and these could be at risk. Also you may be in the unfortunate position that you may be considering temporary closure of your business. Either way you should ensure that your premises is secure.

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Garden waste collections suspended - Fri 27 Mar

East Suffolk Council

In the interests of crew safety and to ensure that household waste and recycling collections are prioritised, East Suffolk Council and East Suffolk Norse have taken the decision to temporarily suspend the collection of garden waste.

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Kesgrave Library - Things for Children to do each day

Kesgrave Library

Kesgrave Library will be posting on Facebook most days, coming up with ideas and activities for the children to do at home, as well as posting a short quiz each morning (Mon-Fri) with the answers each evening. It will also try and live stream a Wordplay session and some stories/craft ideas.

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Corona Virus - All Play Areas closed in Kesgrave

Kesgrave Town Council

All play area in Kesgrave are closed in Kesgrav euntil further notice.

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OVID-19 Coronavirus Advice

Kesgrave Town Council

With so much information being shared on the COVID-19 coronavirus we should all be using government advice to inform decisions and be checking that advice regularly. Please refer to https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus for official guidance.

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Birches Medical Practice - Coronavirus Advice

19 Mar - In light of coronavirus we will not be dealing with queries in person and our front door is closed. Only come to the surgery if you have an appointment or to collect  a prescription. This will have an impact on the phones. Please put written prescription requests through the letter box.

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Suffolk Police - Covid-19 – Scam warning

Police Connect

Suffolk Constabulary is issuing advice on social media channels to combat unscrupulous individuals who look to exploit the vulnerable during the coronavirus outbreak.

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UK Power Networks - What we’re doing to keep your electricity flowing

UK Power Networks

Many are concerned about the ongoing Coronavirus public health issue. As the company responsible for distributing power to over 8.3 million properties across London, the South East and East of England, we know how important it is to keep electricity flowing to your home or business, especially during these uncertain times.

We have put into place a number of well-rehearsed contingency plans and precautions to ensure we maintain a good level of service, with high numbers of engineers and call centre staff available to support the ongoing situation.

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Kesgrave Library Closing - end of Fri 20 Mar

Kesgrave Library

Kesgrave Library will be closed indefintely from the end of Friday 20 March due to the coronavirus situation.

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Police Connect - Residents urged to be vigilant following courier fraud scam

Police Connect

Police are urging residents to be vigilant after an elderly woman was targeted by telephone scammers. The incident was reported to police on Tuesday 10 March, by a bank in Bury St Edmunds, after a woman, aged in her 80s, from a nearby village, was persuaded to transfer a large sum of money by telephone scammers pretending to be from the fraud department.

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Town Council - Events Postponed, Meetings Suspended Office Closed until further notice

Kesgrave Town Council

Due to concerns over the spreading of the Covid-19 coronavirus in the UK the Town Council have decided to postpone all Council events and suspend future council meetings until further notice. The Town Council office is also closed to the public.

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Cafe 66 Closed until further notice

cafe 66

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak cafe 66 is closed until further notice.

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Trading Standards warning regarding PPI telephone scam

Suffolk Police together with Suffolk Trading Standards continue to remind residents to be mindful of telephone scams, one of which was reported to Trading Standards recently.

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Suffolk Constabulary - Appeal to return property to owners

Police are issuing photographs of items of property in an effort to return them to the rightful owners.

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Kesgrave Fun Day - 27 Jun - Local Groups invited to take part

The next Kesgrave Fun Day is on Saturday 27 June from 11am-4pm at the Millennium Field.

If you are a local group and would like to attend, put on a performance, have a stall or promote your charity, please contact Jennie Catling-Green, Events and Estate Manager at Kesgrave Town Council.

www.kesgravetowncouncil.org.uk

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4YP Youth Club - Doing Well

The 4YP Youth Club on Tuesday is being attended on average by 20 young people. It is great that so many young people are enjoying this opportunity to meet with others and to take part in activities in a safe environment. The club runs at the Millennium Jubilee Hall from 7.15-8.30pm in term time.

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Serious collision appeal – Foxhall Road 17 Jan

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision in Foxhall earlier this month.

The incident occurred at around 8pm on Friday 17 January on Foxhall Road, near to the junction with Dobbs Lane, where a grey Mazda MX-5 and a white BMW M140i were involved in a collision.

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Improvements in sight as date agreed for plans to tackle Suffolk’s parking problems

From 6 April 2020 parking patrols in Suffolk will soon be managed by district and borough councils, in a bid to improve parking locally and drive down nuisance and unlawful parking in towns and villages across Suffolk.

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Kesgrave Dementia Cafe - Change of Venue and now 1st and 3rd Wed of Month

As from January 2020 the Dementia Cafe is moving to Kesgrave Bowls Pavilion which is located next to Kesgrave Community Centre.

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Congratulations to Kesgrave Library

And the WINNERS are ...Kesgrave Library Community Group!

Congratulations to Kesgrave Library Community Group, KLCG, on winning the Volunteer Team Award 2019 presented by Suffolk libraries at a special ‘People’s Champions’ award ceremony.

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Events

Roadwork Alerts

Elgin

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

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Kesgrave Market - 18 Apr

Kesgrave Market

Next one - Sat 18 Apr 20.

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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Events Further Afield

The section below list events that have been supplied by organisations outside of Kesgrave.

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Foxburrow Farm Activities, Woodbridge - Mar/Apr (Cancelled)

Foxburrow Farm

Mach and April's events at Foxburrow Farm, Saddlemakers Lane, Melton, Woodbridge IP12 1NA

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Ipswich Gang Show 2020 - Apr 8-11 (Cancelled)

Ipswich Gang Show

With around 75 members of the Scout and Guide Associations on stage this is a show to be proud of.

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Community Diary

Good Friday (Bank Holiday)
Easter Day
Easter Monday (Bank Holiday)
Kesgrave Market
St Georges Day
KSC - Club Race Night
Scout Jumble Sale
Kesgrave Market
Spring Bank Holiday
H.M Queens Official Birthday
Scout Jumble Sale
Longest Day
Kesgrave Market
Father's Day
H.M Queens Birthday