The Messenger - Serving Gislingham, Mellis and the Thornhams

Community notices and updates

Nature Notes - June (23 June 2019)

This month let’s start with a visit report from the Loch
Lomond and Trossachs National Park in Scotland,
which is where Jenny and I spent a week in mid-May.

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Gislingham Footpath Update (1 June 2019)

Many thanks for the residents that have offered to help me erect new way markers and
survey the bridges etc.

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Nature Notes - May (1 June 2019)

We’ve enjoyed some excellent butterfly spotting conditions recently and it’s
good to see so many fluttering about.

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Nature Notes - April (29 April 2019)

Towards the end of April Jenny and I spent a week at the North Norfolk coast, officially an area of outstanding natural beauty, a haven for all kinds of wildlife and well known to many readers of the Messenger. 

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Nature Notes - March (29 April 2019)

In late February and early March, we had some wonderful weather – bright sunny skies that beckoned us all to get outdoors. 

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In Conversation with... Gary Cobbold (16 March 2019)

This month, I talk to Gislingham resident Gary Cobbold about his 2019 charity challenge, to help raise money for East Anglian Children’s Hospice (EACH).

 

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Neighbourhood Watch - April (15 March 2019)

Gislingham Neighbourhood Watch Report.

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Christmas Artwork Competition Winners! (16 February 2019)

Here are the winners of our annual Christmas artwork competition! Thank you to everyone who entered the competition, and congratulations to the winners! There are so amny fantastic entries so remember; if you didnt win this year, next year's competition will be open in roughly 250 days time.

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Parish Council Notes - February (15 February 2019)

I was not present at the last two Parish Council Meetings, one of which was a special meeting called solely to discuss planning issues, so I won’t be summarising what happened at either meeting.  The Minutes are published on the council web site.

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Nature Notes - February (15 February 2019)

Last month I mentioned that seeing owls was high on my wish list for 2019 and I’m delighted to say that a few days after writing that I came across a Barn Owl at Mellis Common.

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Nature Notes - January (19 January 2019)

Hello everyone, Happy New Year and welcome back to Nature Notes!
 

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Cub Leader needed! (11 December 2018)

Our Scout Group is growing so rapidly that we need more volunteers. Our Cub Leader, Sam, went off to University in September and although we’re pleased he has done so well, we will miss him and now we need to find some more help.

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Nature Notes - November (14 November 2018)

Hello everyone and welcome back to what is the 4th Anniversary edition of Nature Notes – doesn’t time fly!

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Christmas Artwork Competition (30 September 2018)

Once again, we are running our annual Christmas artwork competiton for all children that like in Gislingham, Mellis or Thornham and are 11 years old or younger.

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Parish Council Notes - September (30 September 2018)

The full draft minutes from the Parish Council meeting on Monday 17 September can be found on the council web site. Some highlights and announcements from that meeting follow.

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