Information

New Welcome leaflet available

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New edition of Village Welcome brochure

There’s an updated Village Welcome brochure – download from here.
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Village Hall fees

Kirton and Falkenham Village Hall
There has been a small increase in the rate charged for 3 hours.  

Rate for 3 hours    £28

The rest remains the same.  

Alison Mellors
Secretary
Kirton and Falkenham Village Hall
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Revised version of the Welcome brocure available

The Welcome brochure provides you with a printable list of many local organisations and contact details for schools, surgeries, churches and other organisations.
Download it here
If you spot an error, please let the webmaster know.
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East Anglia THREE Consultation Events

East Anglia THREE Consultation Events
In September 2013 East Anglia THREE Limited (a subsidiary of East Anglia Offshore Wind Limited and 50/50 joint venture between ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall) published a Statement of Community Consultation, outlining how we would consult with local communities and businesses throughout our development of the proposed East Anglia THREE Offshore Windfarm.
We will shortly be publishing the Preliminary Environmental Information Report, presenting further detail on our proposal.
In June we will be hosting consultation drop-in events, in line with Section 42 and Section 47 of the Planning Act 2008, giving you the opportunity to meet the project team, review the Preliminary Environmental Information Report and ask any questions you may have.   We welcome everyone to attend.
• 16th June, Woodbridge Library, New Street, Woodbridge, IP12 1DT
• 17th June (am), Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich, IP1 2BX
• 17th June (from 2pm), Bawdsey Village Hall, IP12 3AH
• 18th June, Burstall Village Hall, Burstall, IP8 3DR
 
Further information about the project, the Preliminary Environmental Information Report and our Statement of Community Consultation is available on www.eastangliawind.com
For more information please email eastangliathree@eastangliawind.com
 
Philip Watkins Director t:  01502 509305 m: 07795 196011 w: www.eastern-edge.com
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Electoral Review of SCDC 

The Boundary Commission has published its draft recommendation for new electoral arrangements for our District.
 
Briefly the recommendations, that affect Kirton & Falkenham, are that a new ward be established, represented by 1 District Councillor, named Kirton Ward
encompassing Kirton, Falkenham, Waldringfield, Hemley, |Newbourne, Bucklesham and Levington; as opposed at present, in available on that Kirton & Falkenham are in a Trimley Ward.
 
Comments on the proposals are invited until 28th April 2014,
 
In writing to The Review Officer (Suffolk Coastal), LGBCE, Layden House, 76-86 Turnmill Street, London EC1M 5LG
 
By Email reviews@lgbce.org.uk
 
Twitter: @LGBCE
 
More information and maps are available on consultations.lgbce.org.uk and www.lgbce.org.uk
 
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Community Shop meeting tonight now at Church Hall

Due to power outage at the Recreation Ground, the meeting tonight (Monday 28 Oct) about the Community shop is being held in the Church Hall.
If you know of anyone intending to come to the meeting who may not see this message do please contact them. Read More...

We're on Twitter

You can follow us at
Thanks to Derek Jacobs for setting up and running the Twitter account.
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East Anglia Offshore Wind Limited

East Anglia Offshore Wind Limited (EAOW), the joint venture owned 50:50 by
ScottishPower Renewables Limited and Vattenfall Ltd, will be carrying out
site investigation works at key points on the onshore cable route from 13
January 2013.
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Welcome Brochure

There’s a new edition of the villages’ Welcome Brochure.
Even if you are not new to the village, you may find the information useful.
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Last posting dates for Christmas

See http://www.postoffice.co.uk/mailing-dates-times?campaignid=EM22021
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Fire prevention

The Fire and Rescue Service is offering to go into the homes of elderly and vulnerable and provide free smoke alarms along with Fire Prevention advice. The Fire and Rescue Service is also happy to have a representative talk about Fire Prevention at any community group meetings.

Further information can be obtained by contacting your local Fire Prevention Officer
by email at fire.admin@suffolk.gov.uk or
by telephone on 01473 260588. Read More...

Welcome brochure

There’s a revised version of the Welcome brochure in the downloads section or here.
If you have new neighbours, please take them a copy. Read More...

Temporary closure of Footpath 17, Kirton

Suffolk County Council proposes to close footpath 17, Kirton for its entire length, approximately 100m either side of Kirton Sluice, to enable urgent repairs to the Sluice flap gate. There is no suitable alternative route. The closure will operate between 24 February 2012 and 6 April 2012, but if necessary may remain in force for six months (or longer if extended by the Minister).
 
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Mobile Shop

The mobile shop, which has regularly been visiting the Village Green on Wednesday mornings, has (following suggestions from parishioners) begun making a stop in the region of No 100 Bucklesham Road, on its way to the Green. Parishioners in this part of the village are encouraged to make themselves known to the shop and support this stop.
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Pub walks

Pub Walk Guide downloads
Plan your post Christmas indulgence walks now!
Click here for a list of PDF files of the Suffolk Coast and Heaths AONB Pub Walk Guides, produced in partnership with Adnams to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the area’s designation as an AONB in 2010. The guides feature a selection of 25 specially chosen walks, linked to 29 Adnams pubs in, or close to, the AONB.
Each, full colour, fully illustrated guide includes a map of the walk(s), together with a description of the route and information about things of interest along the way. They also provide information about the Adnams pubs on the route, including full details of the facilities they offer. You can pick up the leaflets individually from the participating pubs or buy them as a complete set from the AONB Unit and local outlets.
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Fukushima

In the light of the sometimes hysterical news headlines and coverage of the situation at the Japanese nuclear power station, here is a more considered view and also here.

Our thoughts and best wishes are with all in Japan and with those around the world who have friends, relations, colleagues who are injured, bereaved, dead or missing. Read More...