By Sue Lewis on April 4th, 2012

      GRANT MONEY AVAILABLE NOW FROM THE SUFFOLK FOUNDATION Up to £5000 is available from the Transforming Suffolk Community Fund and the Suffolk Foundation is keen to receive applications to the summer grant giving round. Grants are available to …

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  2. Suffolk Connections to the Titanic

    on March 14th, 2012

      One Hundred Years Ago – Suffolk Connections to the Titanic This article has been reproduced with permission, granted by the Editorial Team of Suffolk Roots, the Journal of the Suffolk Family History Society. It is part of a larger publication …

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  3. Match funding for Suffolk Charities and Community Groups

    By Sue Lewis on March 5th, 2012

    Match funding for Suffolk Charities and Community Groups  The race is on to give away £375,000 in match funding to local charities and community groups across the UK. From 1st March, any donation made through, the national website …

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  4. Babergh West Neighbourhood Watch Newsletter

    By Sue Lewis on March 5th, 2012

      Babergh West rural area Neighbourhood Watch Newsletter FRIDAY 24th FEBRUARY 2012 POLICE TARGET CRIMINALS ON SUFFOLKS ROADSOn Monday 13 February, Fifty vehicles were stopped and checked during a multi-agency operation held in Suffolk, in a bid to …

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  5. Stella's Xmas Meal 2012

    By Sue Lewis on February 8th, 2012

    STELLA`S CHRISTMAS LUNCH Some of you may be aware that Stella started this event some 50 years ago with the aim to invite pensioners and those living alone in Boxted, Hartest, Somerton and Fenstead End to enjoy a free Christmas dinner together, …

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  6. The Suffolk Foundation

    By Sue Lewis on January 14th, 2012

    Grants available for Suffolk Community and Voluntary groups The Suffolk Foundation, a leading grant maker in Suffolk, is seeking applications to its main grant giving programmes. Grants are available for Community and Voluntary groups including …

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  7. Objects being thrown from road bridges in Suffolk

    By Sue Lewis on January 6th, 2012

    Motorists travelling on the main routes through Suffolk are being asked to report any suspicious activity following a series of incidents in which objects have been thrown from road bridges.Posters are being placed at a number of bridges over the A14 …

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  8. Stella's Xmas Meal

    By Sue Lewis on December 18th, 2011

    The Christmas lunch for pensioners and those living alone in Hartest, Boxted & Somerton took place on Saturday 10th December in The Crown. It was attended by 73 people with 6 further people receiving their meal delivered to their home. Our …

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    By Sue Lewis on December 5th, 2011

    What a fantasic afternoon everyone had at the Wreath Making Workshop last weekend.  Over 20 ladies from in and around the village turned up and were given expert tuition and advice by Maria our ex Vice President on how to get started. All the …

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    By Sue Lewis on November 24th, 2011

    Took Place at The Crown Inn on 12th November. 20 men came along and mixed up Xmas Puds using pre-measured ingredients. This was a fund raising event for the Friends of Hartest Church. There was much laughing and some drinking! - but this picture …

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