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Community Speed Watch!

Fed up with speeding vehicles travelling through our village? Then maybe you could help?

We are in desperate need of more volunteers to join our small team of Community Speed Watchers.

Presently, we are a group of six people who try to meet as regularly as possible, but with life's usual commitments its difficult for a number of this amount to make the best use of the camera when its in our possession.

If you feel you could help by giving a minimal amount of your time on…

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Added by gillian johnson on June 29, 2015 at 12:33 — 2 Comments

Stradisphere is coming! Buy your tickets and listen to our preview radio show...

Stradisphere is not far away now - Friday 10th and Saturday 11th July. If you haven't already done so it is a good time to buy your tickets in advance as they are cheaper! Tickets cost:

Friday Night Only £8

Saturday all day & Night £18

Saturday Night Only (after 7pm) £8

All weekend Super Saver £25

You can buy your tickets from Spar or the Library in Stradbroke or online at…

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Added by Radio Stradbroke on June 28, 2015 at 14:30 — No Comments

Stradbroke Festifull - It's a Knockout/Wipeout Sunday 28th June 2015



The second day of Festifull - Sunday 28th June is "It's a Knockout/Wipeout"

If you already have a wristband from Saturday then entry is free, otherwise adults £2.50 and children 16 and under are free

It's a Knockout/Wipeout…

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Added by Web Team on June 27, 2015 at 18:00 — No Comments

Court House Cafe open Thursdays and Saturdays

The Court House Café is now open on Thursdays and Saturdays 10 am until 12.30. An initial offer for £2 includes coffee or tea cake or sausage roll. Drop into the Café for some light refreshment or just a friendly chat and a look at the local paper. Free WiFi available too!

Our new coffee machine has just…

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Added by The Court House on June 27, 2015 at 16:30 — No Comments

New opening hours from 3rd August for Stradbroke Post Office and Library

Following a public consultation in Stradbroke and approval by Suffolk Libraries, Suffolk County Council and the Post Office there will be new opening hours for Stradbroke Post Office and library from Monday 3rd August 2015.

The new opening hours will be:…

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Added by The Court House on June 27, 2015 at 9:31 — No Comments

The Stradbroke Monthly July/August 2015

Added by The Stradbroke Monthly on June 26, 2015 at 19:30 — No Comments

Stradbroke Primary Teacher Hannah Legood wins "excellence in teaching" award

Stradbroke Primary School teacher Hannah Legood who is just in her second year of teaching has won the "Excellence in Teaching" award at the county wide Raising the Bar awards in Bury St Edmunds tonight.

Hannah told the…

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Added by Web Team on June 25, 2015 at 20:48 — No Comments

Stradbroke Swim and Fitness Centre win "Leisure Centre of the Year"



Following on from their success coming second in a national swimathon earlier this year the small but perfectly formed Stradbroke Swim and Fitness Centre has won the prestigious "Leisure Centre of the year"" award at the national UKactive Matrix Flame Awards 2015. Posting…

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Added by Web Team on June 25, 2015 at 13:33 — No Comments

Oops a Daisy!

Here is the full Peter Johnson advert in all it's glory! The one in the magazine has been a bit squished recently... all has been put right now so here it is in all it's unsquished glory!…

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Added by The Stradbroke Monthly on June 25, 2015 at 0:31 — No Comments

Festifull Weekend - Sat 27th and Sun 28th June 2015

Make sure you don't miss this year's Festifull - the family event for everyone in the village.

Adult entry only £2.50 for the whole weekend including the disco, 16 year olds and under free. Entry to the Dog Show is free to all Festifull goers.

Over 50 stalls, Demonstrations, Dog Show, Pony Rides,…

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Added by Web Team on June 23, 2015 at 20:21 — No Comments

Stradbroke Primary School teacher shortlisted in county "excellence in teaching" award

Stradbroke Primary School teacher Hannah Legood is one of three teachers across the county shortlisted for the "excellence in teaching" Raising the Bar award this year.

The Raising the Bar awards website gives the reasons Hannah…

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Added by Web Team on June 19, 2015 at 22:00 — No Comments

Primary School Final Birthday Celebration 1864-2014

You are invited to join us on

Wednesday 8th July 2015

to celebrate '150 years of…

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Added by Stradbroke Primary School on June 18, 2015 at 16:37 — 3 Comments

"The dead cannot go unburied because of a warring Parish Council" Carol Smy’s resignation statement

Twice in the last week the Clerk had been accused of bias; strangely, the two emails had similarities and, in the internal one, the implication could be taken that she was lying. I am many things but a liar is not one of them, although perhaps I am oversensitive.

The past 18 months have been a most miserable…

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Added by Parish Council Watch on June 17, 2015 at 22:00 — No Comments

June Meeting

A bright and busy evening started with our President Dorothy Readman requesting that we stand to sing Jerusalem, but not before telling us that the last time she sang it was the previous week on June 2nd at Buckingham Palace. More later.  After her welcome address, Dorothy presented the birthday posies and a beautiful basket of flowers from the Maynard Floristry to June Hampson to congratulate her and…

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Added by Stradbroke WI on June 16, 2015 at 19:27 — No Comments

Stradbroke Parish Council 8th June 2015

This is the first video from the Parish Council meeting on Monday. More clips to follow as well as a complete audio recording.

Audio will appear on the Soudcloud play list below as it is published…

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Added by Parish Council Watch on June 10, 2015 at 1:00 — No Comments

Stradisphere licence approved by Mid Suffolk District Council following hearing

As a result of objections made by four local residents a hearing was held on Monday 8th June 2015 at Needham Market to consider the approval of the licence for Stradisphere 2015 to be held on 10th and 11th July 2015. Three Mid Suffolk councillors sat on a panel and heard representations from the applicants (the…

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Added by Stradbroke Media on June 9, 2015 at 19:30 — No Comments

Stradbroke Monthly Editors Statement to Parish Council 8th June 2015

This statement was made to the Parish Council meeting on Monday 8th June 2015 by Editor Helen Pleasance on behalf of all the Editors of the Stradbroke Monthly.

Added by The Stradbroke Monthly on June 9, 2015 at 18:52 — No Comments

Sad day for Stradbroke. Parish Clerk resigns. Stradbroke Monthly editors accuse councillors of bullying

UPDATED 10/5/2015 with sound and video clips



Tonight Stradbroke Parish Council hit a new low with both the resignation of the Parish Clerk and claims by the four magazine editors that they have experienced symptoms of bullying due to the…
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Added by James Hargrave on June 9, 2015 at 7:30 — 3 Comments

Stradbroke Monthly Editors publish history of magazine in response to recent events

The Editors of the Stradbroke Monthly have produced a history of the magazine covering 1980-2015 in response to recent events. We have decided to publish this so as many Stradbroke residents as possible can read it.

You can also…

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Added by The Stradbroke Monthly on June 7, 2015 at 22:00 — 2 Comments

Why is the parish council discussing the magazine again and not broadband?

Over the past few months broadband speeds in Stradbroke have got worse and worse with some people experiencing complete loss of service for days at a time. We know from the discussion at the annual parish meeting and from information published online that faster broadband speeds are coming in September. However only around half of the village will actually get high speed broadband then.

The Stradbroke Monthly on the other hand has never been in a better position. It has a strong…

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Added by James Hargrave on June 6, 2015 at 12:30 — No Comments

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