The Village Edition, June 2024

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Honouring D-Day

The 80th Anniversary and the Legacy of Private Harry Hughes

This month sees the 80th anniversary of one of most notable dates in modern history, 6 June 1944, D-Day. D-Day 1944 was a huge turning point during World War 2. Beforehand the allied forces had no access to Western Europe. But after D-Day, they created a foothold which

and defeat them in Berlin. Men and women from Hadleigh played their part during this great struggle and we remember 39 individuals listed

on the town’s WW2 memorial.

of that generation have now passed away, however, one man is still with us. Private Harry Hughes was 18 years old when he was called up

He had completed his basic training by the end

Regt (a holding battalion) at Bury St Edmunds. The 8th Battalion held men in reserve ready to reinforce the 1st Battalion who were about to Continued overleaf

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Although the war in Europe had come to a close, this was not the end of Harry’s service. The battalion was redeployed to Palestine and Harry remained with them until he was demobbed in 1947. As one of the last surviving combatants of WW2, he represents the last helped the create the peace in Europe that we have enjoyed for the Legion to attend the national commemorative service to be held at old, Harry remains a local hero. We salute you, sir.

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At the heart of our practice lies a team of dedicated professionals, each bringing their passion and expertise to ensure the highest standard of care for your pets.

We’re a founder-led team who are passionate about combining our experience very best treatments and pet healthcare.

We will be running a modern, purpose-built veterinary practice which is designed without compromise to provide a higher standard of pet healthcare for Hadleigh and surrounding areas.

Together we combine ‘small practice values’ and ‘modern everything else’ to truly care for people and their pets. We pride ourselves on

Jess and Jo are experienced and passionate veterinary surgeons, independent veterinary practice, we aim to earn our reputation one client at a time. This means always doing the ‘right thing’ by our patients.

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Friday 14th June Polstead Village Hall Doors open 7pm

“A 1920s’ English seaside town bears witness to a dark, absurd, and very sweary scandal in this hilarious poison-pen mystery.”

are also available and ice cream during the 20 minute interval

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Bildeston Primary School

London Marathon - A massive congratulations to Mrs Marathon last month. She is an inspiration to us all with Mighty Hike

Greek Enrichment Day - Portals to the past A wonderful learning opportunity about

U7 Mixed Cricket Event - Some of our children from Robin class went to

They had a wonderful time. Goldcrests

choose their favourites and discovered there were lots of white/yellow the ground and used their growing space to observe it. Some were even brave enough to hold the bumblebee and used their heat to help

- Year 3 pupils enjoyed a mini tennis event held

We would love to meet you.

Leavenheath Village Hall Cinema presents



Arrive 7.00pm • Film starts 7.30pm Drama PG-13, Starring Jim Broadbent & Penelope Keith Running Time 1hr 42 mins with 20 mins interval Babergh District Council have given the Village Hall Cinema Committee a Community grant. This has enabled us to discount the ticket price for PRE-BOOKED TICKETS ONLY.

Pre-Booked Tickets £2.00. On the door Tickets £4.00 per Adult and £2.50 for under 12’s. You can pay by cash or card on the door. Reserve your seat online at or telephone Sarah on 01206 263343 to book your tickets Refreshments, wine, beer, soft drinks, coffee, tea will be available before the film and also available during the interval along with ice creams. Proceeds towards LVH Capital Project Fund (Charity no 262816)


Saturday June 15th 2024 10am – 5pm

Taste Of East Anglia Food & Drink Festival Returns!

Same great event with a new name and local sponsors. The festival has, over the years, grown substantially and now showcases over eighty producers from across the region as well as a number of local year over 4,000 people visited the Melford travelling from across the region to enjoy this popular festival. Justine Paul, one of the Directors of the Taste of East Anglia states `Supporting local producers and

Opening Hours: Sunday Closed

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9 am to 5.30 pm

Tuesday 9 am to 7.00 pm

Thursday 9 am to 8.00 pm

Saturday 8.30 am to 4.00 pm

in the diary for many of the best producers from across the region, and this, coupled with the fact that our visitors are now travelling from as far

festival the ‘Taste of East Anglia‘ was a bit of ‘lightbulb moment’ and we

The festival has always attracted all the family to attend. There is something

sausage roll, and as ever be handing out tasters.

nutritional values of locally sourced Muntjac.

there will be free activities for children so all the family will be happy.

Second Saturday Events

June to The Birches, Hadleigh Rd or Ryecroft, The Street, Elmsett. 50% of there too. Please continue to bring items for the Toiletries Amnesty as well as other recycle items we collect batteries, spectacles, jam jars and small TWAM items.

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Hadleigh Bowling Club

Things are in full swing now. Well, apart from the new couple who don’t seem to have quite grasped the basic idea yet. The sun shone it landed on the 54 members who played is something of a mystery. braved several slightly chilly evenings and will all be awarded medals

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Befriending Scheme

The Befriending Scheme (a Sudbury based

care farm in 2019 and their new larger farm

outdoor learning environment which is accessible to a wide range of vulnerable individuals and groups, such as adults and young people who have a learning disability, children who have special educational needs and their families, and people struggling with poor mental health.

engage in meaningful activities, members can gain a recognised friendships.

partnerships with local businesses. All of our groups are small, relaxed, fully supported and friendly, providing members with an experienced team. The farm is home to a growing array of animals including goats,

What an exciting time to join in with all that they have going on across

Hadleigh Healing Society

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We are holding one of our popular Clairvoyant Days on Saturday, 15 June between 10am – 3pm. There will be two mediums who can give a 20 minute private reading for £15. If you would like an appointment please book early to avoid disappointment. Please telephone giving your name and telephone number clearly and we will get back to you.

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Lavenham Sinfonia

The second concert of the season crosses the Atlantic to America

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concert concludes with the composer’s 2nd Symphony which was

The concert will feature John Paul Jennings as guest conductor. the Sinfonia welcomes the world-renowned baroque violinist Academy of Music for a concert of Baroque music featuring some will be conducted by Peter Holman who is the author of a number of England” was published in 2020.

The concerts all start at 7 pm in Lavenham Church and tickets are come and join us!

last summer

She is slow to come to you, hardly surprising after being cast aside, yet another casualty of the pandemic. She arrived pregnant and with for that special someone with the patience and love she deserves. new home.

perfect person for them or our pandemic puss, please visit them between 10am and 1pm, Thursday to Sunday.

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Reading Quest 2024

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Hadleigh and District News

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Lavenham Carpet Bowls Club

have agreed to serve on a committee, although all members help to put equipment out and away again after each session. Each year, these fortunately, most of them agree to do so.

for friendly matches with other local clubs, for those members who self services machine, as well as organising individual trophies for

But there is no need to be too competitive, as some members just enjoy the social and relaxed atmosphere of our club sessions every Wednesday at 2pm until 4.30pm, and Thursday evening at 7pm until

Paying tribute to John Phillips, Gostart founder

service, John Phillips, died suddenly the charity for 13 years, as well as contributing to many other community activities.

Sunday 9th June 2024

10.30 - 4.30

New Gardens, Old Favourites and a Gardeners’ Market Teas, coffee and cakes available Ticket Price £5 (children under 12 free)

Advanced tickets from Retail Therapy and Heeks On the day all tickets will be sold in the HUB

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The 487th Bomb Group and D-Day

As the 80th anniversary of the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944 approach we take a look at the Lavenham based USAAF’s 487th Bomb Group and their B-24 heavy bombers involvement in that momentous day....

the late evening of Monday, June 5 when the teleprinters in the Lavenham base for a mission the following day. Rumours had been circulating that a ‘big one’ was coming up, whilst the appearance

provided accommodation for the nearly three thousand personnel of

hard stands ground crews ran up engines and tested systems whilst added cameras to selected aircraft to record the bombing accuracy. life-preservers from the personal equipment store on the way. With especially attentive because of the huge numbers of Allied aircraft

estimated that at least 11,000 aircraft were in the air over southern England that morning). With total radio silence in place the signal to the spiralling ascent to ‘Assembly’. This process, especially in the

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in poor formation. Meanwhile twenty

on his eighth mission, was unable to aircraft and joined the Sudbury based was covered by cloud and the target, a and there was a reluctance to bomb

twenty two bombers, with bombs still aboard, now swept westwards to avoid

as anxious eyes noted the aircrafts fuel gauges appeared worryingly requirement? Whatever the reason it became increasingly clear to bombs were jettisoned and items thrown from the aircraft to lighten them. Some crews steeled themselves for putting the aircraft down whilst others prepared to bail out and hope that Air Sea Rescue would and he put the aircraft down on the sea somewhere northwest of come into sight soon enough and with spluttering engines many of them D-Day was over.

caused by the weather and equipment malfunctions although eight aircraft managed to bomb the target with good results.

The crew of B-24H 42-52629 ‘Sweatin’ It Out’.

mission. This might be fellow aircrews with friends aloft, ground crews wondering if ‘their’ aircraft would return, the ambulance and ‘crash’ of the control tower – in fact just about everyone on base. September. The cost is £10 for adults and £5 for under 16s. Places are limited so booking is essential. You can book in person or by telephone at the Lavenham HUB, 2 Lady Street. Tel: 01787-249939. Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 10.30am-2.30pm. Sat 11.00am-2.00pm. All proceeds go towards the USAAF 487th Bomb Group Memorial Fund

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St Mary’s RenewalA Community Project

To date the Renewal Team (RT) Treasurer has received

and welcome contribution towards the cost of the chosen

and lighting

too late to pledge some money and David Hoyle is the man to help you. See below for details.

The process of becoming a ‘demonstrator’

use the former model is no longer needed. This will be removed to

from the redundant vestry will be imaginatively re-cycled.

Church and Community

regular gatherings for worship,

12pm to 4pm on Saturday 20 July. St Mary’s is the chosen venue for another special gathering on 13th June from 7.30 -9.30pm.

again this spacious venue will be able to accommodate all who wish before the event. (Details below).

must continue apace. To this end there are two

We hope you will support St Mary’s whenever you can. This is a friendly community hub where you can be sure of a warm welcome.

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The Hadleigh Historian

published A tour in a phaeton , he included a detour on his route in order to visit “the land of Hadleigh’, his comments when he Street are included as well as his observations on notable buildings in the town that he admired. Although written 135 years ago, his selection of attractions would descriptions would probably not suit today’s visitors.

Two article concerning evacuees in Hadleigh during World War Two (1939-1945) explain the story from opposing sides in the scheme targets for bombing. Jane Richardson sets the scene and tells of

Hadleigh as an evacuee from London.

memories fade and people, places and events depicted are forgotten. Many years ago, before my mother succumbed to dementia, we went through a small suitcase full of her family photographs, the oldest

is a reminder to me and an appeal to you to label photographs before the years wipe out the detailed memories that can bring pictures times, who are possibly members of the same family but who?

Show’ in two parts to be screened on Saturday 20 September and years, together the two sessions cover the whole of the central area of the town. Semer.

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Life at The Shelley Centre

so now is the time to consider volunteering and friendly team of volunteers for almost for help with our riders, horses, basic maintenance and fundraising. Why not ring you could share your talents and help our riders only requires a commitment of half a homemade produce and plants – all made/grown by our volunteers. – more details on our website. This term our horses and riders are enjoying the better weather as we prepare for our internal competitions. All riders, no matter what is so rewarding to see riders’ progressing to the stage where some can do a dressage test or obstacle course without any help from the volunteer helpers.

a special animal to be a Riding for the Disabled horse and recently role. We have another large horse, Bill, on loan at present and are more small ponies for our younger riders. Meanwhile our established

of Kersey CofE School

to afternoon tea to celebrate our 150 years. Please bring photos, old

Wednesday 26th June 2024, 1pm - 3pm Kersey Church of England Primary School

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Hadleigh and Boxford Patient Participation Group (PPG)

day. However, in spite of the new appointment arrangements, there were still a considerable number of ’no shows’. This is disappointing for the medical and support team who gave up their Saturday to man

inside and outside the Practice from 8a.m to 12.30pm. Above is the early shift mustering for a photo op before hanging up their high vis

nearest ‘out of hours’ duty doctor.

The good news is the use of the telephone’s Option 4 has considerably reduced the number of ‘no shows’ for appointments. However, there is always room for improvement so if you wish to cancel an appointment there is no need to wait in the early morning telephone queue or even listen to all the options. As soon as you are connected press 4, follow the instructions and your appointment will automatically be cancelled. This will enable

There is no need to sit clutching your phone waiting your turn in the queue. You will be given the option to

your turn comes the operator will return your call. Rest assured your call will not be left until the end of the morning but dealt with as your place in the queue is reached. This should reduce your stress level and enable you to get on with something else in the meantime. The


after 10 am and not at 8 am when the line is at its busiest. Avoid the early morning scramble by using Econsult. Available 24/7 and your requests will be dealt with promptly. This will also free up the line for more pressing appointment needs.

Bildeston’s History on Screen

An illustrated talk by Sue Andrews  with images from the Henry Morphew Archive


Free entry. Talk followed by light refreshments. Sponsored by Bildeston Parish Council

Sue Andrews, our village archivist and historian, has kindly agreed to present an illustrated talk about the history of Bildeston with documents and photographs from the Henry Morphew Archive. This will provide a unique and fascinating glimpse into the past life of our village. There will be an opportunity to ask questions after Sue’s talk.

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Please allow for these to be processed.

Recent research shows up

The latest varied display of art in the Practice tempted one of the purchase price. ways of spending some of its funding. Applications can be made to These spaces should only be used by patients is advisable however short your visit.


01473 822 961 option 4

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Hadleigh Healing Society

Franklyn Nevard


Architecture and Interior Design

there for you. Please telephone (answer machine) 01473 823282 or log onto or visit Hadleigh Healing

We are holding one of our popular Clair voyant Days on Saturday, 15 June between 10am – 3pm. There will be two mediums who can give a 20 minute private reading for £15. If you would like an appointment please book early to avoid disappointment. Please telephone giving your name and telephone number clearly and we will get back to you.

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Orchard Barn News

Learning from the past how to build a greener future of our reinstated 1580s Long House, which is to our new education space.

•366 logs used with approximately 30 shingles per log

has even started to recommend shingles for roofs where hail has

Hadleigh Evening WI

large party there. The Lunch Bunch had an equally great welcome and places for us to eat - the group has 20 loyal members. This month we We meet at 7.30pm in the Seminar Room of Hadleigh Library on the 3rd

Monks Eleigh Whist and Craft Fair

whist and refreshments are served. We enjoy a social evening of cards and everyone is welcome, even if they have never played before. We on 01449740414.

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Summer Concert

you will come and support this worthwhile charity as well as coming to listen to some timeless classics.

Hadleigh Garden Club

At our recent meeting we had a his dog in every day with pictures throughout the seasons. The competition 3 tulips in a vase was won by Angie Wild and second were low due to the wind having ruined most of the tulips this year and bad weather on the evening. However the turn-out was still good.

ensure you are not disappointed. Delivery is in late summer.

ourselves from plants for sale, never to miss an opportunity, and had a very enjoyable afternoon.

Below is our Programme of Events for June and July: 17 June 2024 Summer Social at a members 11 acre garden in Semer. course. 15 July 2024 a single rose in a vase.

along plants too. Membership for the year to 31st March 2025 is meeting. Why not give us a visit.

Hadleigh Tennis Club

Well, the tennis season is now well underway, (hopefully accompanied by plenty of sun). The Hadleigh Ladies team have started their summer

and club social life too. With this in mind, we have planned a fun “American tennis” tournament for Sunday the 14th of July as well dinner.

Andy’s successor, or just want to enjoy the fresh air whilst swinging a racquet (and hopefully winning some points), why not come along

sports ground on Tuesday evenings from 18:30 and Sunday mornings from 09:30.

David Porteous-Butler and the founding members of the Milden Art Group
s and
1. David Porteous–Butler 3. Sandy
Sara Godfrey Sandy Histed and Mark Isahak.


French’s Care Haven

and desserts were

all food was

meet us on the day. As we have mentioned previously, our volunteer sponsoring Pamela will be split between our animal rescue and Little lifts, a charity who support people that are undergoing chemotherapy for a sponsor form, Sharon’s contact details are: Tel: 07999051401 or We are also holding another Speed Dating Singles Night on Saturday

some social time with us all. This is not just for ladies, you gentlemen be brave and come along too.

We are holding an , dogs are welcome on

painter for the children, is there a face painter out there that could on the 6 July.

things away up high and need large see-through plastic containers donate to us, please give me or Sharon a call or email.

popped into their Shelter for some hay and left

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All Makes and Models sourced to Customer Spec Servicing - Repairs - Diagnostics - Air Conditioning - Tyres 2017 Skoda Fabia 1.0 S 5 Doors 65,500 Miles £5,995 2014 Ford Fiesta 1.0 Zetec 5 Doors 77,000 Miles Full Service History £5,995 2017 Ford Fiesta 1.1 Zetec 5 Doors 68,500 Miles £7,995 2012 Ford Fiesta 1.25 Edge 3 Doors 86,000 Miles Service History £3,995 WINTER
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home made

Hadleigh Choral Society Summer Concert

Spend a summer evening enjoying an eclectic selection of songs sung by Saturday 22 June at 6:30 pm, St.

Williams, Butterworth and Bullard through dance numbers to Beatles and Sinatra medleys. Strawberries and cream and a glass of bubbly students), available online through

Spend a few hours in the company of the ‘Gentlemen From Hell’

Hadleigh Walkers

Stratford St Mary. We’ve neglected this area for some time and, as the midday on Saturday for our return at the end.

short refreshment stops along the way.

quite a few stiles on the route although none are considered to be worn as the ground may be muddy or rough in places. Everyone is welcome, including well-behaved dogs.

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