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April Meeting

We were all delighted and relieved, at our April meeting, to see Gill firmly back in the chair after her illness. Business was swiftly dealt with. The members who had represented Stradbroke at the March quiz night, were congratulated on coming a respectable 7th. The evening's hostesses, Roz and Jane M. were thanked, and the delightful birthday posies given out. Food band donations were left for collection and delivery to the…

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Added by Stradbroke WI on April 26, 2017 at 19:52 — No Comments

Charitable Trust refuse to pay rent on Doctor's Surgery

The row between the Parish Council and the Stradbroke (Charitable) Trust was re-ignited last night by an intemperate letter from the Trust which they end with this threat:

"If the Parish Council is serious about wanting a closer working relationship in the future, we hope to…

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Added by Parish Council Watch on April 11, 2017 at 18:00 — No Comments

Saunders family

Hi, 

Can anyone help me please? I'm researching the Saunders family from Stradbroke as part of my family tree and am having some difficulties. I have a Margaret Saunders born in 1841. Sometimes, she's referred to as Margaretta or Margarette. She married Abraham Ward. From the marriage certificate, her father's name was Samuel Saunders but the problem is this: the 1841 census shows her at 2 months old, living with her unmarried mother Marianne Saunders. It seems, that as…

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Added by Jo Rolph on April 4, 2017 at 16:00 — 11 Comments

March Meeting

 

The March meeting was chaired by Carol Darling, our vice president, as our president Gill Bird was a little under the weather, hope you are much better now Gill, and was ably assisted as usual by Jane our secretary. All   business and notices were dealt with and the birthday buttonholes distributed .The hostesses Jennifer and…

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Added by Stradbroke WI on March 14, 2017 at 8:26 — No Comments

February Meeting

Our February meeting took place on a cold and miserable evening, but that didn’t daunt the lively group that assembled in the Community Centre, the hall was positively buzzing.

Once Gill had given her opening address, she welcomed Joy Ayres, who had joined the W.I. that evening. Warm welcomes were also extended to our visitors Vicki Batley, Abbie Clements and Linda Sedgewick.

To support the National Federation’s ‘Show the Love’ on Valentine’s Day, hearts of green felt were…

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Added by Stradbroke WI on February 14, 2017 at 20:00 — No Comments

January Meeting

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…

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Added by Stradbroke WI on January 16, 2017 at 19:43 — No Comments

November Annual Meeting

NOVEMBER MEETING OF STRADBROKE W.I.

 

This meeting was our annual meeting when we report on the activities of the past year, our plans for next year and our general situation all of which I am pleased to say are very good with new members abounding and our bank balance looking positively healthy. Gill Bird ,last years’ president and newly elected…

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Added by Stradbroke WI on November 26, 2016 at 15:30 — No Comments

"A Tale of Two Councils" Stradbroke Parish Council Meeting 14th November 2016

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.…

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Added by Parish Council Watch on November 15, 2016 at 0:00 — No Comments

Path of Lease Resistance Part 6 "Casual Vacancies"

This is the final post in a series of six blogs , you can read the previous post Right to Reply



October 2016 Meeting…

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Added by Parish Council Watch on November 11, 2016 at 16:00 — No Comments

Path of Lease Resistance Part 5 "Right to reply"

This is the fifth in a series of six blog posts, you can read the previous post I don't wish to say more now as it is all recorded

October Stradbroke Monthly

In the October Stradbroke Monthly the Trustees wrote an article entitled "what is happening to the Doctor's surgery". The article which is printed below makes a…

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Added by Parish Council Watch on November 10, 2016 at 15:00 — No Comments

Path of Lease Resistance Part 4 "I don't wish to say more now as it is all recorded"

This is the fourth in a series of six blog posts, you can read the previous post Lots of Legal Jargon

September 2016…

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Added by Parish Council Watch on November 9, 2016 at 19:30 — No Comments

Path of Lease Resistance Part 3 "Lots of legal jargon"

This is the third in a series of six blog posts, you can read the previous post Leave the room please!.

11th July Meeting…

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Added by Parish Council Watch on November 8, 2016 at 16:30 — No Comments

Path of Lease Resistance Part 2 "Leave the room please!"

This is the second in a series of six blog posts, you can read the previous post Path of lease resistance.

June 2016 Meeting…

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Added by Parish Council Watch on November 7, 2016 at 16:30 — No Comments

Path of Lease Resistance

Over the last six months there has been a growing disagreement between the Parish Council and the Stradbroke Charitable Trust about the lease on the Stradbroke Medical Centre (Doctor's surgery).

A bit of background. The existing doctors surgery is part of the Fressingfield Medical Practice. Back in the late…

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Added by Parish Council Watch on November 6, 2016 at 15:30 — No Comments

Would YOU know what to do?

Following emergency use of a Defibrillator in the village,

would YOU know what to do if you had to use it?

Click HERE for a really good video from BBC Breakfast and St Johns Ambulance showing you how a Defibrillator (or 'AED') is…

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Added by Web Team on October 30, 2016 at 14:34 — No Comments

Christmas Posting Times!

Maureen has sent through the Christmas Posting Times to the Stradbroke Monthly but we didn't have room for all of the information! So here are the last posting dates in all their glory!

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Latest Recommended posting dates…

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Added by The Stradbroke Monthly on October 27, 2016 at 20:29 — No Comments

October Meeting

This was an eagerly anticipated evening and the members arrived promptly admiring the impressive display of shrubs and various plants laid out in preparation for our speaker for the evening who was Matthew Tanton-Brown , a well known horticulturist from East Bergholt. Jill and Jane introduced the evening and I am happy to say had the pleasure of welcoming another new member Yvonne Wilkins to our midst. Birthday buttonholes were distributed hostesses thanked and then we…

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Added by Stradbroke WI on October 26, 2016 at 11:15 — No Comments

The October Stradbroke Monthly is out!

Added by The Stradbroke Monthly on October 15, 2016 at 18:32 — No Comments

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