Information about the Village, the Parish Council and events in the Village Hall
In the following pages are outlined a brief history of the parish; a history of the Grade II* listed church and a note of church services; details of the Parish Council including meeting dates, agendas, minutes and Freedom of Information publication scheme; local information and an outline of the facilities in the village hall and details of the many activities in the hall which include professional theatre productions as well as weekly events.
ROADWORKS IN FRECKENHAM
Contractors have given notice that
they have finished Section 1 and 2 of their works and that the final section will begin on Tuesday 28th May and last until the 29th June
This work completed early and Section 2 started on 25th March.
This work completed on 27th May and Section 3 started on 28th May
The Street, Worlington (from junction with Isleham Road) overlap (local diversion available)
Mildenhall Road, Worlington
Worlington Road, Barton Mills
From 28/05/19 to 30/06/19
Latest update from UK Power Networks on 27th May
SO IF YOU ARE APPROACHING THE VILLAGE FROM MILDENHALL - OR GOING TO MILDENHALL - ALLOW EXTRA TIME
Contractor have said that they will be able to give access to properties directly affected by the closures
SUNNICA Energy Farm
You may be aware of the proposal for two new energy farms connecting to the National Grid at Burwell which would help to power approx. 100,000 homes. One at land south of Worlington and one south of Chippenham, the exact locations of the different elements of the scheme have yet to be finalised.
Sunnica are holding public exhibitions between 17th June and 28th July, on Saturday 29th June between 2:00 and 6:00pm Sunnica will be holding a public exhibition at Freckenham Village Hall.
The Parish Council would like to encourage people of the village to attend the exhibition in order to view the information about the proposal and speak to members of the project scheme.
Please note there are other exhibitions being held in the area on different dates, if the exhibition at Freckenham is not convenient.
Film Night is on the first Friday of each month.
The film to be shown on 7th June is The Favourite.
See the Film Nights page for full details.
As we say "if we don’t move it, we lose it”, so we have brought Move it or Lose it classes to Freckenham! Delivered by a qualified Instructor, these fun-filled and low-impact exercise to music classes aim to get people moving whilst improving strength, balance and flexibility. Suitable for everyone in particular the 40+ and no experience required! now a weekly session - see Weekly Events page.
Strength and Balance classes have now become FABS (Flexibility, Aerobic health, Balance and Strength) classes - as before on THURSDAYS starting at 2.00 pm. Full details on the Weekly Events page.
CHOOSE YOUR PILATES COURSE
Pilates improves flexibility, builds strength and develops control and endurance in the whole human body. It puts emphasis on alignment, breathing, developing a strong powerhouse, and improving coordination and balance.
THURSDAYS with Rosie Trull with 2 classes:-
9.30-10.30am for intermediate/mixed ability
10.45-11.45am for beginners/more gentle exercise
FRIDAYS with Julie Craig
11.00am - 12 noon.
or attend both!
Full information on the Village Hall Weekly Events page.
Come for an enjoyable Tuesday evening at Table Tennis. Amateurs to professionals, all are welcome! See the Weekly Events page for details
New weekly events class
FITNESS AND NUTRITION
6.00am to 7.00am every
Suffolk County Council is implementing changes to its School Travel Policy for Statutory School age children taking effect from September 2019.
Action is required!!
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO LISTEN TO CHILDREN READ
Can you spare an hour or two a week to listen to children read in your local primary school? Schoolreaders is looking for more volunteers locally to carry out this important role.
The Coffee Caravan are back in the village in 2019.
Their visits to the East View Car Park are on Tuesday:
2nd April in Village Hall because of Worlington Road closure
2.00 pm to 4.00 pm
REMINDER FROM CITIZENS ADVICE IN NEWMARKET
SOME FORTHCOMING EVENTS IN THE VILLAGE:
In May Farmers' and Craft Market is on the 25th.
(Full details of all events on Special Events page)
The first Friday of each month is FILM NIGHT in the village hall. Coming in June The Favourite. Full details can be seen on the Film Nights page under the village hall heading.
And further entertainment is always being planned!
See the village hall page for full details of all events in the hall and the church page for full details of services and events at the Church.
The Parish Council has undertaken considerable improvements to the RECREATION GROUND with an all-weather circular path and equipment for all ages. The whole of the cost of the works has been funded from various outside sources.
For full details see the Recreation Ground page.