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[14 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on A thought on the election. | ]

A thought on the election.

A few weeks ago Bishop Graham of Norwich Cathedral in his BBC Radio 4 morning slot talked of the transient nature of the election vote X and the eternal X of the Easter message.

Our country seems to be ruled by election promises that are rarely kept and few bring about real changes of truth and justice in our country. Only by turning to Jesus can promises and justice prevail.

In fact David Cameron went to great lengths ..read more

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[11 Feb 2015 | Comments Off on Sudbury Fairtrade Town Steering Group | ]

Sudbury Fairtrade Town Steering Group

The minutes of the recent meeting are attached.

Reminder – Fairtrade Fortnight 23rd February to 8th March.

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[11 Feb 2015 | Comments Off on Stop SEN Closures in Suffolk | ]

Stop SEN Closures in Suffolk

The threat to the Specialist Support Centres in Suffolk schools is especially pertinent to us in Sudbury with St Gregory’s Primary where there is an exceptionally well run SSC – please consider signing the petition below.

Greg Webb

 

Dear Supporter

Joanna and I would like to thank you so very much for supporting our campaign to stop Suffolk County Council closing all ‘Specialist Support Centres’ for SEN children. Your signature and efforts in sharing this petition has helped us ..read more

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[17 Sep 2014 | Comments Off on Sudbury Fairtrade website | ]

Sudbury Fairtrade website, from John Boardman

Have a peek at the new look town website! sudburyfairtrade.org.uk.

Many thanks to Chris Ryall and Anne-Marie.

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[17 Sep 2014 | Comments Off on Harvest | ]

Harvest

Harvest time is upon us again.  Last year many churches and schools donated their harvest food to Storehouse which really helped us to provide food throughout the winter months to those in need in our community.  If you are thinking of donating again this year, you can find some useful resources and information at http://www.stourvalleyvineyard.org/harvest-2014

Thank you. Beryl Worvell, Storehouse Team Leader.

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[7 Aug 2014 | Comments Off on Gaza | ]

Gaza

Attached is a letter sent on behalf of local ministers and others to the Foreign Secretary, Rt. Hon. Philip Hammond MP.

Tim Yeo MP has replied: “I share the concerns which you express and will make sure that the Foreign Secretary is aware of this.”

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[8 Jul 2014 | Comments Off on Sudbury Health Centre | ]

Sudbury Health Centre

Richard Titford writes …

… Almost predictably, further to what I said at the recent CTIS&D meeting at Great Cornard, the opening date for the new Sudbury Health centre has been postponed until 17th October.  It is unfortunate, but not the end of the world. 

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[4 Jun 2014 | Comments Off on Police Message | ]

Renewed appeal following more scam calls– from Suffolk police Thursday 29 May 2014

Police are again urging residents not to give out personal information, and to be alert for a scam where callers pose as an officer to get you to hand over cash and bank cards, after two more incidents on Friday.  

Two residents in Felixstowe – in their 70s and 80s – were targeted on Friday 16 ..read more

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[5 Feb 2014 | Comments Off on Wanted – can you help? | ]

Wanted – can you help?

A small team is going out to the ‘Home of Hope’ in Beirut at the beginning of March and have been asked to take out warm trousers and jumpers for boys aged around 10 – 16 years of age. Can you help? If you are able to collect up items and drop off at Number 72 before the 20th February, we would be very grateful indeed.

For your information:  many of us have been supporting this home, ..read more

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[17 Dec 2013 | Comments Off on Volunteer Car Drivers | ]

Volunteer Car Drivers

The Bridge Project Bradbury Courtyard Cafe is looking for volunteer car drivers to extend their hot meals service to older and vulnerable residents in the Great Cornard area for an hour or so at mid-day on Tuesdays and Thursdays from January 2014.

Please see details attached.