A working rural community set amidst quiet rolling countryside yet within 45 minutes of Norwich, Ipswich and the beautiful Suffolk coast. Elegant old buildings, a magnificent church and plenty of footpaths.Stradbroke is a thriving village.
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January 2017 Meeting of the Stradbroke W.I. Here we are at the start of a new year and ready to jump in to the fray and have some fun .Last year ended with an excellent Christmas dinner in lovely surroundings beautifully decorated by the committee ,excellent food and great entertainment, of the musical variety, organised by Charmaine who was most impressive with her virtuoso performance and a quirky quiz, thank you Charmaine .Our January meeting started with greetings and welcome from Gill and the hope for an interesting new season of events. Thanks and apologies were given the business and notices dealt with ,birthday buttonholes eventually delivered to their owners , one was late the other unwell and with the L plates removed from the officers after a years’ probation we launched into the evenings activities. This was to be a social evening with extra tea and coffee and some lovely cakes to enjoy. For the livelier…Continue
It really seemed like there were two parish councils last night. First there was the constructive council working hard to raise money to replace ageing children's play equipment and make the village a better place to live.
Secondly there was another Council still clinging onto and fighting the battles of the past. This Council is nasty, cliquey and seems increasingly to be under the influence of people who aren't even members. The two councils clashed last night in a dramatic way leading to one councillor exclaiming that she is "fed up taking time out from my family for this crap" as the Vice-Chairman managed to force the Council…Continue
This is the final post in a series of six blogs , you can read the previous post Right to Reply
October 2016 Meeting
Right at the start of the meeting the Council Chairman Stuart Gemmill announced that three parish councillors had resigned! It became clear that one councillor had moved out of the village but that two councillors had resigned as a result of the disagreement between the Trust and the Council.
The Chairman read out resignation statements for both councillors. Neither of them were present at the…Continue