Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary that took place in Kesgrave.
It happened at some point between 10.30am and 12.30pm Tuesday 23 Feb with offender/s gaining access to the property on Fairbairn Avenue by way of force breaking patio windows and then conducting an untidy search of the property. At this time it is not clear what has been stolen.
Read more … Suffolk Constabulary - Burglary in Kesgrave
Cafe 66 will be open for takeaways on Wednesdays and Thursdays starting 24th February 2021. Hot drinks to warm you on your daily walk, snacks & lunches to take home.
Pop along to Kesgrave Scout Hall 10.30-1.30 or message them from their facebook page to pre-order or ask queries.
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We are looking forward to seeing customers old and new.
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A public consultation has begun (Tues 9th Feb) and continues to Friday 19 March on the proposed improvements to the A12 between the A14 at Seven Hills and the A1152 at Wood Lane (“the A12 Scheme”). All details are available at www.suffolk.gov.uk/A12improvements During the consultation there are two public virtual events (11 Feb - 3 Mar) to be held where people can hear a presentation on the proposals and then ask questions – details and link available on the webpage.
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For safety reasons, we will now need to fully close the A14 between junctions 55 and 58 for our work to take place. Our work will now be done on weeknights between the hours of 10pm to 6am from Tuesday 16 February to Friday 12 March inclusive, and the road will be closed during those hours.
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Exciting news - Kesgrave Library reopens on Tuesday 16th February, offering our Select and Collect service by appointment.
Select & Collect – This service is open to any age group. Staff select a variety of books for customers, based on the information you give us about the types of books and authors that you like to read. Staff can also reserve in any items for you if they are not available at Kesgrave.
Read more … Kesgrave Library - Reopens Tue 16 Feb for 'Select and Collect' Service by Appointment
Households in East Suffolk are being reminded to follow bin guidelines as more household waste is created during national Covid-19 restrictions.
People are spending more time at home due to national Covid-19 restrictions and East Suffolk Council is asking households to ensure they’re following the bin guidelines set out by the Council to help refuse teams efficiently provide an essential service.
Read more … East Suffolk households asked to follow bin rules
Our school Nursery is full at the moment. However, we have started accepting applications and allocating places for September 2021. Our dedicated team of highly skilled and experienced Nursery staff is teacher-led and will provide your child with the very best Early Years provision.
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East Suffolk Council is preparing to help residents stay safe when casting their votes in this year’s local elections on Thursday 6 May.
There are a number of ways you can have your say - you can vote in a polling station, by post, or by appointing someone you trust to vote on your behalf, also known as a proxy vote.
Read more … Voting Safely in 2021 Elections
A new service is now live to help you find your NHS number. This is one of the questions that will be asked when you need your covid vaccination and when people don’t know, they phone their GP surgery.
Asking people to utilise this service instead will help reduce unnecessary contact.
You can also use this service on behalf of someone else where the name, date of birth and registered home postcode is known. You can opt for the number to be sent to you by text, email or letter.
Read more … NHS - Find your NHS Number
Special Constables are volunteer Police Officers. They have the same police powers, uniforms and equipment as regular Police Officers but give up their time free on a voluntary basis. They do not get paid, but are reimbursed for expenses.
If you would like to find out more about this unique volunteering opportunity, there is an online recruitment event on Monday 1st March at 6pm.
Read more … Suffolk Constabulary - Recruitment lines for the Special Constabulary are now open
A brand-new website has been launched which aims to offer residents of east and west Suffolk and north east Essex a single, comprehensive and accurate source of information on Covid-19 and vaccinations.
Created by health care experts at the Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care System (ICS), this locally focused site will contain lots of useful information to inform and reassure people during this time, enabling them to protect their own and their families physical and mental wellbeing.
Read more … NHS - A brand-new local website on Covid-19 and vaccinations
Don’t be one of those who thinks it is okay to bend the rules.
That’s the message from Suffolk Constabulary as the county looks ahead to another weekend in lockdown to tackle the pandemic and save lives and protect the NHS.
Read more … Don't bend the rules says Suffolk police
A set of videos have been put together by the Psychology in Schools Team to support young people in schools with managing anxiety and exam stress, along with podcasts to help support parents in responding to children and teenager's varied needs at this time.
The workshops are designed to provide up-to-date, evidence-based advice and guidance on how best to support our children and young people. They will last one hour and will be recorded so anyone unable to attend can still access the content. To attend the workshops you will need to register.
Further details can be found in the attached documents.
Read more … NHS Anxiety Support for Young People and Parent Workshops
A funding programme which supports people struggling with social isolation and loneliness is now accepting new applications.
Following the success of three previous rounds of applications, a fourth round has now been opened. Applications are invited from local community groups and voluntarily organisations who are delivering projects which can help reduce social isolation and loneliness. Grants of up to £10,000 are available through the scheme.
Read more … East Suffolk Council - More Funding available to help tackle social isolation
Suffolk Constabulary is reminding communities across the county to continue to adhere to the latest lockdown measures this weekend and ensure everyone is supporting the cause to save lives and protect the NHS.
56 people were fined for breaching lockdown rules over the three day period from Friday 15 Jan to Sun 17 Jan inclusive, and 39 people received warnings.
Read more … Suffolk Police urge the public to continue to show restraint this weekend
Suffolk Highways will be carrying out essential maintenance work. During this work, we’ll install additional signing and speed cameras and renew faded road markings and road studs. Most of this work will be carried out under lane closures and traffic will still be able to travel along this route.
Read more … A14 Orwell Bridge Maintenance Work - 25 Jan - 12 Mar 9pm-5am.
Following the lockdown announcement this evening we have decided to remain closed for the time being. Our priority is the safety of our staff, volunteers and customers. Take care and stay safe.
Read more … Cafe 66 Closed until Further Notice
Households across England and Wales will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021.
The census is a once-in-a-decade survey that gives us the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England and Wales. It has been carried out every decade since 1801, with the exception of 1941.
It will be the first run predominantly online, with households receiving a letter with a unique access code, allowing them to complete the questionnaire on their computers, phones or tablets.
Read more … Census 2021 will provide a snapshot of modern society - March 21