The Messenger - Serving Gislingham, Mellis and the Thornhams

Community notices and updates

Gislingham Play Park - Update (1 May 2022)

Whilst we finalise details of the CCTV installation and work with contractors to source designs and prices for a new and improved playpark, we have had help from volunteers from the village and have managed to get Gislingham Playpark open to the public once again.

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Gislingham United Charities update (23 April 2022)

Gislingham United Charity Trustees are pleased to consider applications for support from residents of Gislingham who find themselves in hardship or need. The Charity will also consider providing support to
villagers of all ages in pursuing their education, whether at school, university or towards a vocation.

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Parish Council Update April 2022 (23 April 2022)

The Six Bell’s Public House change of use planning application consultation at the Development B Committee Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday 23rd March at MSDC, Endeavour House, Ipswich. As the deadline for articles for inclusion in the April Edition for The Messenger is 14th March the Parish Council are not able to advise residents on the decision, but this can be found on the Planning Portal at MSDC shortly after the meeting.

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Nature Notes - November (7 October 2020)

Like many readers I like to try and keep a tidy lawn - cutting, raking, feeding, sowing, etc. and take some satisfaction from seeing it in nice condition after running the mower over it. Like many readers I like to try and keep a tidy lawn - cutting, raking, feeding, sowing, etc. and take some satisfaction from seeing it in nice condition after running the mower over it.

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Parish council update Oct 2020 (5 October 2020)

The draft Minutes from the Parish Council Zoom meeting held on 21st September 2020 can be found on the Parish Council Website

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Charity Meadow Rubbish (23 July 2020)

During this long period of lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us have been using our time in new and interesting ways

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Nature Notes - July 2020 (3 July 2020)

Hello everyone and welcome to this bumper edition of Nature Notes written under slightly relaxed lockdown conditions! This month we have something of a contributor’s special, so let’s crack on!

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Nature Notes - June 2020 (24 June 2020)

Hello everyone and welcome back to the second Nature Notes written under lockdown conditions!

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Nature Notes - May 2020 (20 May 2020)

As I write this on Easter Sunday we all find ourselves in extraordinary times, being obliged to remain in our homes for most of the time over several weeks.

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Nature Notes - April 2020 (14 April 2020)

Whilst Jenny and I have come to love the Suffolk countryside, it is of course always good to visit other places and to compare and contrast. So it was that we found ourselves in the Lake District in mid-February for a short break.

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Nature Notes - March 2020 (27 March 2020)

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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Nature Notes - February 2020 (10 March 2020)

Whilst Jenny and I have come to love the Suffolk countryside, it is of course always good to visit other places and to compare and contrast. So it was that we found ourselves in the Lake District in mid-February for a short break.

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Parish Council Notes - January (5 February 2020)

A belated Happy New Year to residents from Gislingham Parish Council
 

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Nature Notes - January 2020 (5 February 2020)

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

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Nature Notes - November (6 December 2019)

I hope that you’ve been enjoying the autumn colour that’s all around us. As I write this in mid-November some of the colours of the trees and hedgerows have been stunning  and so far we haven’t experienced the winds that blows them all away.
 

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