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19th December 2018

Woodbridge News

Suffolk Constabulary to deliver 12 Days of Christmas Safety advice

Suffolk Constabulary has designed Christmas baubles to remind people to keep safe and within the law as the festive campaign is launched. #12DaysofChristmasSafety will run from today, Wednesday 12 December through until Christmas Eve with police delivering a series of crime prevention messages and guidance on a collection of baubles via the force’s social media

Drink/drug driving at Christmas – #NotTheUsualSuspects

“Not all drink-drivers this Christmas will be young men” – that is the message from Norfolk and Suffolk Constabularies as both forces prepare to launch their winter campaigns. This is in support of the national drink-drive operation, reminding people that it is not always the ‘the usual suspects’ that drink and drive over the festive

New officers and cameras to combat speeding motorists

Suffolk Police has been provided with extra resources to tackle the issue of speeding in the county, in the form of additional enforcement officers and new cameras. Two additional Community Enforcement Officers (CEOs) have been recruited, doubling the number operating across the county to four. The two new officers will use Ford Transit Connect vans

A Christmas Carol

The East of England’s leading family charity, Ormiston Families, is inviting theatre enthusiasts the chance to watch an adapted version of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol in a solo performance by world renowned actor and public speaker, John Bromley-Davenport. Taking place on Sunday 9th December, 4.30pm at Seckford Theatre in Woodbridge, John Bromley-Davenport will use

Donors brighten prospects at Woodbridge Rugby Club

Woodbridge Rugby Club used its new floodlights for the first time last Saturday (17th November) in it’s Eastern Counties League clash against second-in-the-table Wymondham. The new lamps provide excellent forward throw of light with low light pollution and were financed with the help of generous contributions from Suffolk Coastal District Council Play Space Fund, the

Boost for Woodbridge Car Parking

Work is set to start on a scheme to boost Woodbridge by creating much-needed extra car parking. The £850,000 project is scheduled to start next week (Monday 26 November) in response to the call for more spaces from local businesses and the Town Council. The creation of 63 extra spaces at The Avenue and Station

New trains arrive in East Anglia

The first of Greater Anglia’s brand new Swiss trains has now arrived in East Anglia. The four-carriage bi-mode train, which will ultimately run on regional lines across the Greater Anglia network arrived today. It was pulled to Norwich by a locomotive and will now undergo a programme of testing around the network before it is

Woodbridge School war memorial conservation completed

Recently completed conservation work on the Woodbridge School war memorial was made possible thanks to funding from the Hopkins Homes War Memorials fund. The war memorial will be re-dedicated at the school’s Remembrance Service on 11th November, marking the centenary of the Great War. Woodbridge-based Hopkins Homes announced the £10,000 per year war memorial fund

Beware of FAKE Poppy sales

With just a few days to go before Remembrance, The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is urging members of the British public to be extra vigilant when buying poppy merchandise for Remembrance this year. Their donations are intended to support Armed Forces community men, women, veterans and their families. Instead they could end up benefitting fraudsters

FREE Car Parking for Armistice Day and other events

Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils are planning to provide free parking at their car parks across east Suffolk on Armistice Day and in the build up to Christmas. “We feel it is important at this time of year that the local councils play their part in actively supporting the events being staged by our

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