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A reference and information resource for Kesgrave and its community.

News

Kesgrave Library - Nov

Kegrave Library

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

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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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Kesgrave Library - Oct

Kegrave Library

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

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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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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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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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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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Events

Kesgrave Firework Night - Sun 3 Nov

Gates open at 5pm and fireworks will be at 6.30pm. Tickets available from ..

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Kesgrave Market - 19 Oct

Kesgrave Market

** Oct News & Offers **

TBA

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

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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 Catwalk
Kesgrave Market
KSC - Cool Remedy (Rock)
KSC - Childrens Halloween Disco
KSC - Marshall King (Elvis Tribute)
BST Ends
Play Quizgo
Kesgrave Town Council Meeting
Hallow'een
Mum2mum Market
Kesgrave Firework Night
Guy Fawkes Night
Scout Jumble Sale
Remembrance Sunday Parade Service
Remembrance Day
Remembrance Day Service
Kesgrave Market

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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