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The Stradbroke Monthly September 2016

The Swimming Pool have been in touch to say that their phone number is incorrect in the Defibrillators article, and it should read 01379 384376 - so take a biro to that if you have a paper copy and intend to keep it for an emergency! Maria Smith, Duty Manager at…


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August Meeting


This is our summer meeting traditionally held in a members garden but, with the joys of the English weather ,once bitten many times soaked, we now hold it in the Community Centre. To this end the room was beautifully presented with decorated tables and flowers and the ladies in their pretty summer clothes adding to the summer feeling. The members were welcomed with…


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July Open Meeting



This month we offered an open meeting for everyone interested in flower arranging at the highest level because our speaker was Jenny Baker a gold medal winner at the Chelsea Flower Show and wow what a show she put on for us. More than 60 ladies gathered to fill the Community Centre in happy anticipation of the…


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June Meeting



The ladies of the W.I , 27 of us plus 3 visitors, gathered in happy anticipation of an evening of ladies  fashion through the ages to be presented by Kindra Jones and they were not disappointed. First we had our usual robust rendering of Jerusalem followed by Gill and Jane dealing with the  general business and informing us of the marks…


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Verdons Lane Road Repairs June 2016

See the full letter …


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Blasting in to Stradisphere 2016 in...

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The Stradbroke Monthly June 2016

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The Stradbroke Monthly May 2016

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Wondering where you parked the car?

"The parish council wish to alert the owner of black Fiat Seicento Licence plate EX52 EYU parked in the community centre car park that MSDC has placed a disposal notice on it - if it is not removed from the car park it will be towed away next week."

Do you know who this belongs to? Please let them know!!!

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April Meeting

It was a very wet day on Thursday 14 April, with continual rain, hail, thunder and lightning, and the wet theme continued into the evening, as the topic for our speaker was sailing! Our president Gill Bird got the evenings proceedings underway, and was delighted to welcome Roz Adcock as our newest member. Iris and Vivienne were thanked for being our hostesses for the evening, and for making the…


Added by Stradbroke WI on April 19, 2016 at 16:07 — No Comments

National award and recognition for Stradbroke Library and Post Office

The Stradbroke Library and Post Office has not only won a national award, but now we have been featured on the Today program on Radio 4!

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Maureen on the Today program!

Maureen John, Stradbroke Library and Post Office Manager interviewed on the BBC Radio 4 Today program! The article on Libraries in the UK is at 1:32:16

CLICK HERE to listen to Maureen being interviewed by John Humphries

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March Meeting


The March meeting of our W.I. saw 36 members and 6 visitors coming through the doors all eager for a chat and to hear from our speaker Mark Mitchels who was to talk about the history of theatre in the 15th and 16th centuries, focusing mainly on the Globe theatre made famous by Shakespeare and his…


Added by Stradbroke WI on March 24, 2016 at 12:50 — No Comments

Can you help with a wheel chair?

The Stradbroke Monthly have received a message asking for some help to locate a wheel chair for loan...

"My elderly Sister in Law is visiting us in a few weeks time, and I wondered whether anyone would be able to advise me where we can hire or borrow a wheelchair from as we would like to visit Southwold, and she is not able to walk very far.  As I work nights, it would be appreciated if anyone who could help would email me on …


Added by The Stradbroke Monthly on March 17, 2016 at 16:08 — No Comments

Website Discussion at Stradbroke Parish Council

Last night at Stradbroke Parish Council there was yet another discussion about websites this time around the Stradbroke Online website where the three people that run the site appear to have fallen out. One of them, Cllr Don Darling spoke at some length to the Council:…


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Suffolk at Play brings generations together in Stradbroke

You can now watch the brilliant animation below that came out of the "Suffolk at Play" initiative that brought together older Stradbroke residents and Stradbroke High School pupils to share stories about play.

Added by Web Team on March 10, 2016 at 21:30 — No Comments

February Meeting

St Valentines day and red was the theme for the February meeting of the Stradbroke W.I. and my word everybody joined in with this most colourful and happy spectacle , laughing and chattering through the evening. Fifty shades of grey had nothing on us , we were fifty shades of red and loving it. Everybody wore something red from jewellery down to shoes, red hearts decorated the tables and the mood was lively from start to finish .Gill and Jane took us through the…


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The Stradbroke Monthly March 2016

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A Message from The Friends of Stradbroke High School (FoSH)


We are pleased to announce that Stradbroke High School, is now in the final of the Tesco’s “Bags for help” scheme.  
We have been awarded an amount between £8,000 and £12,000 towards a brand new outdoor gymnasium. 
This will be located in the rear field of the High School for the pupils to use during lessons and break times.
The more votes you give the more money we get allocated - so we need your help…

Added by The Stradbroke Monthly on February 21, 2016 at 19:39 — No Comments

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