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5 June 2015

Latest 100+ Club winners

1 June 2015

Photos from the Music and Flowers weekend.

1 June 2015

Updated Tennis Court News: After a brief open period, the court has been closed again because it was painted on 1 June, as you can see above. It will reopen later this week on a first come first served basis - bring your own racquet and tennis balls. A temporary booking system has been set up in Google Calendar but feel free to use the court if there is no one playing. Instructions on how to use the temporary calendar can be found here.

Photos showing its construction can be found here.

1 June 2015

In Memory of Peter Arbon: The headmaster, governors and staff of Brandeston Hall School would like to invite all Peter’s friends to the school to attend the unveiling of a plaque in memory of his many years’ service at Brandeston Hall.

The ceremony will take place on Monday 29 June at 4pm.

If you would like to be there, please could you ring the school on 685331 to assist with catering.

27 May 2015

A note from the Parish Clerk following the election of a new parish council in May 2015.

27 May 2015

Minutes from the parish council meeting on 12 May 2015

22 May 2015

Updated parish council.

15 May 2015

Brandeston’s new parish council.

15 May 2015

Minutes of the 2014 annual parish meeting held on 21 May 2014

15 May 2015

Details on a hospital minibus service.

7 May 2015

Notes and photos from the annual parish meeting.

Brandeston Meals on Wheels

Our monthly lunch seems to be going from strength to strength and we are very grateful to everyone who supports it through their attendance and the people who help us with the many tasks involved. Jane and I are wondering if there might be a demand for a 'meals on wheels' type extension to the lunch for anyone who might be housebound or poorly. I think we would have to restrict the delivery area to Brandeston and Kettleburgh, but in the first instance we would just like to gauge demand. So, if you would like to use this new service (sadly only once a month, usually the second Tuesday) or know someone who would, please let Jane (685190) or me know and we will get it organised.

Mary Mitson-Woods (684026).

Heating Oil Discount Schemes

 

PROPS - Pettistree Region Oil Purchasing Scheme - Full details available here.

 

Suffolk ACRE Oil Buying Scheme - full details here

The Country Trust and the Brandeston

The village newsletter, the Brandeston, is sponsored by The Country Trust whose objectives include:

  • offering children wider horizons
  • bringing alive the countryside as a place of work
  • educating children and teachers with firsthand experiences of sustainable farming, forestry, food production, sound husbandry and care of the environment
  • identifying future job prospects
  • working towards reducing crime and antisocial behaviour by giving young people a fuller meaning to their lives, enhancing their appreciation of and respect for others.

Visit www.countrytrust.org.uk for more information

Hearing Loop Installed

With grateful thanks to The National Lottery through its Big Lottery Fund, the village hall has installed a hearing loop around the main hall. Its installation will allow people to hear much better whenever amplified sound is used by switching their hearing aids to the T position.

Brandeston Village Hall

The Street, Brandeston, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP13 7AD

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