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Eastern Angles Theatre Production

5 January 2016

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On Friday 22nd April Eastern Angles touring theatre comes to the village hall with a facinating and moving new theatre production (Somewhere in England) telling the wartime story of what happened when thousands of American GIs arrived in rural East Anglia. For full details see the Special Events page under Village Hall.

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New Village Hall Activity

30 December 2015

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Search for a new activity on a Wednesday evening in Freckenham Village Hall.

For some years there has been a Ballroom/Latin American evening on a Wednesday in the village hall. Unfortunately Linda, who took the sessions, is no longer able to continue so the members of the Wednesday evening Dance Club are looking for an alternative.

The Dance Club has enlisted the help of Suffolk Sport/Fit Villages and they are open to suggestions for an alternative dance activity. In particular they are investigating FitSteps (https://www.fitsteps.co.uk/about-fitsteps).

Contacts for suggestions - including non-dance activities - are Maddy Knox at Suffolk Sport (Maddy.Knox@eastsuffolk.gov.uk) or the village hall email (Freckenhamvillagehall@btconnect.com)

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Community Oil Purchasing

26 November 2015

 

Time to top-up?

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Local Plan Consultation

24 August 2015

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Your Homes, Your Jobs, Your Future    

Forest Heath are undertaking a Local Plan Consultation looking firstly at homes - how many and where will they go - and secondly at major development sites for homes and employment coupled with roads, schools, leisure, shopping and community facilities. The consultation is open until 6th October 2015 and can be viewed on line at http://westsuffolk.jdi-consult.net/localplan/.

Forest Heath are staging consultation events and a note of these is on the council's notice board in The Street.

Further information can be obtained by emailing planning-policy@westsuffolk.gov.uk or telephoning 01284 757368

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Stone-curlew roost event tour

31 July 2015

The RSPB and Natural England would like to invite you to a stone-curlew roost event at Natural England’s Cavenham Heath National Nature Reserve. This event offers the unique opportunity to view these icons of the Brecks in large numbers and their eerie wailing call as they disappear into the night to feed. You will find out more about the partnership conservation work with conservation organisations, farmers, gamekeeper and landowners that is securing their future in the Brecks.

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Police Survey

20 July 2015

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In light of government cuts to policing budgets,   a survey is being conducted with UCS as part of the evidence based policing  approach to ask the public about their opinions on crime and anti-social behaviour, and their experiences and encounters with police. The results from this survey will feed into the Police change programmes in Norfolk and Suffolk to inform the review and redesign of policing to meet the financial challenge whilst continuing to provide an effective and efficient police service.

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Charity Coffee Mornings

20 July 2015

Two charity Coffee Mornings in Freckenahm Village Hall this Autumn. On 29th September in aid of MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT and on 20th October in aid of OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD. See under Special Events on the Village Hall page for further details and   contact numbers.

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Free WiFi in the village hall

7 July 2015

With Super Fast broadband now connected to the village the village hall trustees have installed wi-fi in the hall for the use of those hiring the hall.   Full details available when making a booking.

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Farmers' Market

9 June 2015

With the success of the Farmers Market held in the village hall from March 2015 it is proposed to continue to hold a Market on the last Saturday of each month. However after the Market on the 27th June there will be a break in July and August with the following Market being on 26th September 2015.

See the village hall page for full details.

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