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19th April 2019

Woodbridge News

National campaign targets drivers using mobile phones

Police in Suffolk will be targeting drivers who text and talk behind the wheel as part of a two week-long enforcement campaign. Operation Ringtone started yesterday, (Monday 15th April), and will run until Sunday 28th April, coinciding with a nationwide campaign led by the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC). Officers from the Roads and Armed

Love East Suffolk this spring

To coincide with the start of spring, Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils have once again launched their community litter pick scheme which rewards residents for cleaning up their communities. The annual ‘Love East Suffolk’ scheme encourages east Suffolk residents to organise group litter picks in their local area; all groups participating before 31 May

Live music at Woodbridge Library

The well-established tradition of live music at a lunchtime in Woodbridge Library continues on Tuesday 19th March with a recital of Songs through the Ages. Sopranos Joy Bounds (a regular with Trianon) and Diana Minter (a member of the St Mary’s Church choir) will be accompanied on the piano by Gillian Barella. The trio perform

Talk: Are You Being Served?

As the town’s civic society one of the most important roles that the Woodbridge Society performs is to keep a keen eye on how the town develops. It does this by monitoring all planning applications with a view to commenting in ways that will ensure that Woodbridge’s built environment retains its character. The Society’s first

Woodbridge & Rendlesham Scout learn new skills

Over the weekend of 11th-13th January 2018 Scouts from Woodbridge joined 4,000 others from across the UK for the first camp of the year. The three day camp kicked off the year’s centenary celebrations of #Gilwell100. Scouts aged 10 to 14 enjoyed the cold weather as they learnt the skills of putting up tents, cooking,

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

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