Sudbury & Long Melford Community News, May 2022

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MAY 2022

June 18: a day of mouthwatering tastes at Melford Hall

The wonderful tastes and smells of this one-day festival - here are some highlights and ideas of how you can enjoy the day. Supporting local producers and celebrating local food and drink has been the core focus and theme of the festival for several years. Eating and drinking on the day – the Taste of Sudbury always ensure visitors have a great welcome and plenty of local street food and drinks to keep everyone happy Bars to choose from... Bar Dionysus - Oyster bar serving fresh Essex oysters accompanied by regional wines Bar Rumba - Vintage caravan bar providing G&Ts, cocktails and soft drinks Artefact Brewing A nanobrewery who specialize in high quality, seasonally inspired small batch craft beers. Street Food... Tikkatonic - Traditional Street Food experience with its roots in Delhi in a modern interpretation.

Bagel or Beigel - Homemade beigels served with home cured, slow cooked salt beef, pickles and horseradish mustard. BurgerJam - Trading from a converted vintage horsebox, serving messy gourmet burgers! Tuk In Street Cantina - Local street food specialist serving funky street food in a creative way. Crepe de Paris - Hand turned sweet and savoury crepes. French style with a British twist! Samu Kitchen – celebrates the beauty of plant food - fragrant, flavourful and vibrant dishes Reggia Pizza - Traditional wood fired pizzas - a fusion of great Italian and Suffolk produce Suffolk Pig Roast - A premium hog experience using local Suffolk pork PECK Suffolk reared Fried Chicken. Always made fresh. Sweet Treats and bakes... Baked by Humphries - Sisters baking the world a little bit sweeter with truly indulgent brownies, blondies & treats The Essex Bakery - A family based business from Colchester hand making chocolate brownies in a variety of flavours

The Long Melford Tearoom - A beautiful vintage tearoom in the heart of Long Melford selling homemade cakes and scones. Yum Yum Tree Fudge – aiming to make the UK’s best quality fudge with more flavour and less sugar and gluten free. Wooster’s Bakery - Suffolk based artisanal bread & pastry bakery, headed by Will Wooster. Indigo - Lovingly Homemade – Japanese inspired patisserie and novel organic jam Woodlands Bakeaway - Delicious gourmet fudge, handmade in Suffolk. Each flavour is a unique shape.

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East Coast Chilli Company - Award winning range of chilli sauces and gift ideas. Hadley’s Dairy Products - The Parlour offers a great selection of award winning ice creams. Sunday Charcuterie - Artisanal charcuterie exclusively made using truly free range, rare breed pork sourced from handpicked smallholders Stokes Sauces - A delicious range of sauces, ketchups, chutneys, relishes, condiments. The Cheese and Pie Man Pies, pasties and a huge selection of cheeses Skylark Produce - Grassfed East Anglian Red Poll beef, aged for 42 days for maximum tenderness and flavour Lavenham Butchers – fresh venison shot on the Melford Estate – you can’t get more local than that! Hillfarm Oils - Cold pressed rapeseed oil – a healthy British alternative to olive oil Compleat Caterers - Handmade pies using the finest local ingredients Mad Mike’s Chilli Jam - Artisan Chilli Jam, grown and made by us. We are all about the flavour! Compleat Cheese - Locally sourced small batch handmade East Anglian Cheeses.Good to Go - Award winning producer of healthy granola, porridge blends & GoGo Bites. Vegan. The Jam Shed - Hand made preserves, chutneys, jams, fruit vinegar and elderflower cordial using local fruit and made locally in small batches. Bonnie Yau’s Food Products - It’s all about the taste at Yau’s! Free-from Oriental cooking sauces, noodles and crackers. PG Olive Oil - Based in Ipswich selling Greek based olive oil, fresh olives and olive oil soaps Herbal Haven - A huge selection of culinary, medicinal and aromatic herbs. Hollibells - The Dog’s Choice – don’t forget to bring your dogs - luxury items for your dog. And there’s more – including great local craft stalls... Twisted Horseshoe Knives - Fully handcrafted, artisan kitchen and outdoor knives. Comfybe - Upcycle, recycle, create, make and sell. Great wooden crafts/accesories. Kiln Cottage Ceramics - Handmade ceramics and pottery lessons based in Layham, Suffolk. Free clay activities for children will be run by Kiln Cottage all day at the Taste of Sudbury.Constance and Denny - The place for textiles, colour and pattern PinnieLove - Handmade linen garments and pinnies that age with beauty and are made to last a lifetime. Charlotte Harwood - Unique decorative hand block printed functional cotton paper and card items for everyday use. Mushi - Bespoke handmade stoneware ceramics both utilitarian and artistic. The Shrop’ Shop - Handmade cushions, Aga top covers, bunting and home furnishings with a country feel The Woodland Trust - information stand Highlights from the Kitchen Demonstration Stage... We’re delighted that local kitchen company KSL kitchens has created a special Kitchen Theatre Demo Stage for the festival which will be hosted throughout the day by the ICE Café & Cookery School. Joining us at the festival, as always, will be local chefs, bakers and butchers that we all want to celebrate and enjoy and it’s an excellent line up this year:- Will Wooster and his dad Simon, owner and head baker at Woosters Bakery gives us top tips for baking bread and sourdoughs at home. Anthony Gellard, head butcher at Hollow Trees Farm Shop gives us a butchery class working with lamb and Greg Strolenberg, owner and head butcher at Lavenham Butchers gives us a masterclass in Muntjac butchery. We are also looking forward to welcoming great local chefs as follows:- Alan Paton, head chef at Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa John Jackaman, owner and head chef at Ice Cafe & Cook School Greig Young, head chef at The Northgate, Bury St Eds Sam Sturman, head chef at The Rattlesden Arms Matt Avery, head chef at The Swan at Lavenham There’s something for all the family. The festival has always attracted all the family to attend and there is something for everyone this year. As well as all the street food and drinks (including those for kids) plus ice creams, we have also arranged for Hollow Trees to bring a little part of their farm trail so children will be encouraged to learn about local agriculture and meet some farm animals. Plus let those kids get their hands dirty with free pottery sessions with Kiln Cottage Pottery – there will be clay activities all day in their gazebo. Music of course will be provided by our resident busker Nigel Ashcroft who will be playing a selection of sounds throughout the day.


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This will be my final Mayor’s Report that I write, however will continue to scribble away at my “Facts from the Past” column which I thoroughly enjoy compiling. This last year has been exhausting, interesting and full of lasting memories. It has been an honour to serve our wonderful town of Sudbury for the third time, a first for a woman. I could not have managed this without my superb secretary Teresa Elford, she has been Mayor’s Secretary for about thirty-five years. Teresa is an absolute gem, her knowledge of the history of our town, procedures and protocols are outstanding. I am certain that whoever is elected to take my place will be in safe hands. A huge thank you to Teresa’s mother who has laundered and starched my neckerchief and arm-cuffs for me again as she did in previous years. She has that special touch. I am also so thankful for the support I have received from June Freeman, a friend and neighbour and retired Headteacher of Hillside Special School, who has been an excellent Consort, accompanying me to so many events and ceremonies. June is an expert now with helping me put the chain on, not an easy task! April has been quite busy, visiting various organisations and meeting so many volunteers, without these gifted, dedicated people this town would grind to a halt. I was delighted to join with the High Sheriff Edward Creasy when he came to Sudbury to give the High Sheriff’s Award to Chris Boatright, who has run the Kernos Centre for ten years. Enabling so many to have counselling when needed, not having to wait many vital months for an N.H.S. appointment. Chris is the most amazing woman, who is always reluctant to receive the praise she deserves. The Trustees of The Christopher Centre said farewell and thanks to Teresa Bishop this month for all the sterling work she has been doing again for many years. Teresa, although retiring she will still be cooking and running the Monday Lunches at the Christopher Centre and the singing group that meet every Tuesday evening. A truly dedicated, wonderful lady. I had the privilege of going to a Blue Sapphire Wedding Anniversary Party for an amazing couple of friends, Jo and Ian Fitzlyon, I just love talking to this amazing couple. Yet again I was invited by the Stour Valley Lodge to celebrate their England and St George Celebrations, wonderfully organised as always with the usual songs, hymns and renditions. I will never forget the first time I was their guest, when I was asked to draw the raffle ticket and drew my own, the probability of that must have been about 120/1. This year they kindly donated £220 for one of my charities “Compassion “. My special thanks to the Master of Ceremonies Bro. Anthony Lyster and The Worshipful Master John Warner who looked after me so well and presented me with a fascinating book written by Peter Thorogood S1257-007-PlantHope-SCN-95x135mm.indd 1 11/04/2022 Complimentary on the History of the Stour Lodge and the men that moulded a town, it was interesting to " 9 9 find many of our previous Mayors named in new %!9 #the book. Good Friday was very busy indeed starting with seeing the start of the Sudbury Fun Run and handing out the trophies, then off to the Rowing Club to hoist their flag for the Scan the QR start of the rowing season. Then finally to St code to save Gregory’s Church for a special service led by our telephone Rev Chris Eyden who has been ministering to number straight to your mobile us for the past nine months. We said a farewell and presentation to him on Sunday 17th April, as we will be welcoming our new Vicar Revd Andrew Doarks on the 29th of April at his licencing Service which will be at 7.00 pm in St Gregory’s Church. However, when I hand over the chain, robes and hat, I will still be involved and working for my constituents as a Town and District Councillor, Lay Elder at St Gregory’s Church, Chair of the Trustees of Red House Retirement Home, Friend of the Sudbury Library, Choral Society and spending time with my family and Sudbury Cars was formed % )in 4:early $ 2022 !$ by the " 5owner/drivers 34; 43 / of 6!the gorgeous grandchildren and finally, retrieve my clarinet from its case and now defunct Manor Cars. Call our new number to make bookings start practising again. I definitely will not be bored. for all your private hire requirements, from local journeys to Stay safe, Sue Ayres long distance airports, and everything else in between.

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Hadleigh Show 21st May at Holbecks Park

The show is almost here and we are in the very final mapping stages of getting back after a long 2 years. Tradestands and food exhibitors are exceeding 200, entries in all classes stand at just over 600 across the showground. Record numbers of sheep entered will mean there is plenty to witness in the sheep rings and with plenty of cattle, donkeys and horses also entered, the rings will be buzzing across the showground. Showground preparation is well under way with the first grass cut being taken this week and the work will continue to iron out any lumps and bumps. The “superhighway” is tidy, clear and ready for the traffic so we are almost good to go. Across the showground we have so much to entertain starting with our lovely friends at Stocks Fair opening on Friday night from 6pm-11pm, for show visitors all day and evening on Saturday and from 12pm-5pm on Sunday. Alongside them we have our education area, a countryside ring with machinery old and new, the Sheep Show and Dog and “Not” Duck Show, moving up through the shopping and tradestands towards Rural Crafts, Horticulture and Floral Art. The Cookery Theatre has displays throughout the day, plus the Art Show, Grand Ring, Presidents Ring, Food Hall and together with livestock and equine we should have something for everyone. Tickets are in ADVANCE ONLY, please purchase online via www. or via our amazing local outlets:- Keith Avis, Hadleigh; Boxford Post Office; Hollow Trees Farm Shop, Semer; Bates Wells & Braithwaite, Sudbury; Hall Farm Shop, Stratford-St-Mary; Hintlesham Barns; Elmsett Post Office & Stores; Park Street Stores, Stoke by Nayland, Somersham Community Shop and Bildeston Post Office We are so looking forward to welcoming you back to Hadleigh Show, fingers crossed for sunshine and smiles all day.

Solicitors comment on new no-fault divorce law

Since the 6th April 2022, separating married couples have been able to divorce without one party having to allege fault. The timescales for divorcing a spouse and the ability for one spouse to obstruct a divorce have also changed. Previously, for a couple to divorce, one person was required to accept responsibility for the relationship breaking down. Or, if neither person was willing to accept responsibility, they must have been separated for a period of two years (where both individuals agree to the divorce) or five years (where one spouse does not agree to the divorce). Other than in the event of extended separation, this means one party accepting that they have committed adultery, behaved unreasonably, or have disserted the other. For many years campaigners have demanded changes to divorce law, recognising that many couples simply drift apart; that no one party is to blame for the relationship breaking down, or that both spouses mutually and amicably want to separate. Since April 2022, divorcing couples are now not required to apportion blame or wait a period of two or five years of separation to pass to be able to commence divorce proceedings. Under the changes, couples will now be able to apply for a divorce simply because their marriage has broken down, paving the way for a mutually agreed and amicable divorce process. In situations where the divorce is not amicable or mutually agreed, the new legislation will also remove the ability for one spouse to prevent the other from divorcing them and in these and other cases will provide for reducing the time it takes to formally divorce, compared to the previous legislation. If you are considering separating from your partner, have made a full and final decision on separating from your spouse, or have delayed commencing proceedings due to not previously having grounds to divorce from your spouse, call Holmes & Hills Solicitors for initial advice and guidance. Your options may have changed. Holmes & Hills has a team of specialist divorce solicitors that is independently ranked as one of the leading teams of divorce solicitors in the region. The team is noted as a ‘strong choice for advice on financial settlements’ by the Legal 500 directory of the county’s top law firms. When you contact Holmes & Hills, you can speak with an expert Family Law solicitor who will help you to understand your options and legal position when considering separating from a spouse. This specialist advice will be aimed at protecting your interests both now and in the future. When discussing your circumstances and legal position with a solicitor at Holmes & Hills, you can talk about the changes to legislation and what this means for you and your options. Call Holmes & Hills on 01787 275275 or email Holmes & Hills can offer initial advice via in-person appointment, video conference or telephone call. Initial advice appointments are offered a discounted fee rate

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Platinum Jubilee Charity Ball Although there is still a month to go before Jubilee events begin, here is early notice of a very special Jubilee Ball planned for Friday 3 June, from 7.30 until 10.30 p.m. at Sudbury’s Masonic Hall in North Street. It is some time since a Ball has taken place in Sudbury, so this is an opportunity for all those dancers to come along and enjoy an evening of Ballroom, Latin and Sequence Dancing (50/50) led by Andrea and Roy. In the middle of the evening there will be a special guest appearance by the Hot Jazz Quartet, The Djangoliers, providing swing jive music, certainly for foot-tapping but maybe also for some lively dancing! An invitation is extended to come along in your smart suits and ‘posh frocks’ and celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. A licensed bar will be available at The Masonic Hall, which has a superb dance floor, and there will be a free raffle. Tickets, at only £10 per person, are available from the Tourist Information Centre in Gaol Lane, Sudbury or by calling 07947 335252. A number of Jubilee Events have been planned by Sudbury Market Town Partnership, starting with the Ball and then moving to the Hive Community Hub as a venue for an organ recital on Saturday 4 June, some lunchtime concerts, a talk from Mark Billls about the development work at Gainsborough’s House, and a drawing day led by a professional artist. More details will be available on posters and flyers nearer the end of May. These Jubilee events have been sponsored by SB Surveyors and BFP Wealth Management, both of Sudbury, and by a generous grant from Babergh/MidSuffolk District Councils The East of England Co-op has donated raffle prizes. Proceeds from these events will be shared between Hive and the Sudbury Partnership, local charities which offer activities and projects to benefit their community.

Melford Music Presents Lunchtime Recitals, Wednesday 1.10pm. Admission Free. Light refreshments available. Retiring Collection to aid preservation of this Historic Building. Celebrating 30 years of fine music in a fine church. June – 1st East Coast Guitar Trio – Martin Plackett, Sam Plackett and Les Simons. 8th Lizzie Gutteridge – The Medieval Set 15th Benjamin Carnell – Cello 22nd Trevor Cordwell – Piano 29th Elaine Henson – Mezzo sop, Stephen Henson – Piano, Jennifer Cable – Recorder Holy Trinity Church, Long Melford For details of the individual programmes visit The village website/ whats on at



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‘Sibarita’ – Spain’s Organic Larder Introduces New Products The product range of ‘Sibarita’ will soon, for the first time include fish products: preserved tuna and anchovies from Arroyabe, a leading Spanish producer for over 100 years. These are not the products generally available from supermarkets in the UK! So, what are they? There are two sub-species: White Tuna, also known as Bonito del Norte or Albacore and Yellow Tuna. They are caught in summer in the Basque Gulf of Biscay using traditional, ecological “pole, line and hook” methods not resulting in the unintentional catch of other species or damage to the seabed. Both have excellent flavours with Yellow Tuna having a slightly stronger flavour and more colour. They are prepared by hand, one by one, in the traditional way, and packed carefully, manually, in large pieces into glass jars, normally preserved in olive oil, which results in the smooth texture and flavour. The endresult is a high-quality product that looks as good as it tastes. “Sibarita” offers a lower-calory option with tuna preserved in water, an interesting alternative in salads as the customer can chose the dressing to use. Another healthy choice is low-salt white tuna. “Sibarita” is also looking forward to receiving “Ventresca” or belly tuna renowned by gourmets as the finest tuna of all – it is the only Tuna product packed in cans. Ayorrabe claim their Cantabrian Anchovies are the most appreciated and renowned anchovies worldwide for 21 their meatiness, smooth1 texture Village December page form.qxp_Layout 23/11/2021 11:53 Page 3 and intense flavour. “Sibarita” do not dispute this claim! They are caught in Spring. The readyto-eat anchovy fillets are cleaned manually and preserved with olive oil in glass jars. This premium anchovy (Engraulis Encrasicolus) is caught only in the Bay of Biscay and follows the traditional, artisan techniques for its preparation in accordance with the deep-rooted cultural The Christmas Present Trust is going full steam habits of the Basque coast and country to provide a traditional meal (or dietary Itahead is thought the shipment of Ayorrabe products equivalent) to anybody will arrive early in May.who, for whatever reason, cannot withall family orSibarita’s friends onexciting Christmas Now yoube know about new fish products!. Day.Call LastSibarita year we were unable323933 to hold 09.00-17.00, the event on 01787 Monday to Friday in the Ansell Centre normal andtime: therefore or send an as email at any delivered 90+ meals around Hadleigh. This year we are holding the event AND delivering meals – and we need volunteers to do so. We need help setting up the Ansell Centre on Christmas Eve (and peeling the The Friends and St Mary’s Church, Church vegetables!), helpTrustees providingoflifts to guests who cannot get Field to theRoad, CentreChilton on their Industrial have arranged three exciting events meals for May and the own, help Estate in the kitchen on Christmas Day, help delivering to those who Jubilee. Oncomfortable the Thursday 19thinMay, is My Theatre will be performing are still not joining a bigThis indoor event and, most importantly, help Atalking Comedy Errors. comedy about separated withof our guests Shakespeare’s and making the whole event go with a bang. family and mistaken identity will start at 7.30pm with doors opening at 7pm. £15 If you think you can help on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day or Boxing Day (taking for adults £12 for children, for more information and to book tickets at everything down) please contact Simon or Sarah Thompson at or call 07778 860267. Equally, if you know A new talk by Charlie Haylock about how he became the dialect coach anyone who would benefit from an invitation to this free event, please get in touch. for Ralph Fiennes in the Netflix film “The Dig” will be on Saturday 28th Merry Christmas to everyone in Hadleigh May doors opening at 7pm, tickets are £10 and available online at and may 2022 be a wonderful year for us all

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Councillor Jessica Carter reports: Spring has finally arrived. It’s getting warmer and lighter but street lighting is still an issue for many. The LED Street Lighting replacements in Sudbury are progressing well, As of the start of April SCC has replaced 828 lights with approximately a further 200 standard lights to replace, these are mainly on footpaths or harder to reach places that require a different access method from the standard vehicle-mounted hoist, there is a separate team following on behind the main teams picking up these more awkward lanterns. There will then be approximately 170 heritage style units to replace so all works should be completed well before the end of 2022. I have highlighted to the lighting team of broken lights that I know of such as Humphry Road, Bulmer Road etc. If there are any others, I would urge residents to flag them to me so I can ensure they are fixed asap. At the April full Town Council Meeting, a member of the public raised concerns over the state of our roads and pathways in Sudbury. I would like to remind residents that they can use the Suffolk County Council highways tool online to report issues they are having or please do get in touch with me using my contact details below and I will report the issues on your behalf. Although the cost-of-living crisis is affecting most households within the UK, I have had many conversations with residents who are struggling with everincreasing prices of food, fuel, council tax, and other necessities. On the 6th of April, I attended a cost of a living crisis meeting to see if I, as a councillor could help the residents of Sudbury. I have since applied for a place on the Cost-ofLiving Alliance to help in the best way I can. If anyone is having difficulties, I would urge them to contact the CAB to see if they can direct you to support such as food bank referrals and help with energy debts, or contact me and I will point you in the right direction of an agency that may be able to help. I have been very fortunate over the past month to meet with charities such as ActivGardens (ActivLives ) and the Eden Rose Coppice, both of which are doing amazing work with green spaces in Sudbury. If you have an organisation you would like me to visit please get in touch, I am happy to promote your activities, request for volunteers and help with financial support where I can. There is so much going on in Sudbury, let’s show it off! Lastly, Babergh District Council makes important decisions for Sudbury such as Planning, Housing, and Recycling / Waste. Do you feel misrepresented in your views on things like new developments, Belle Vue house & Plans for the new health centre? Could you be the new Green voice for Sudbury on BDC? Please get in touch to find out more about the role and how you can get involved. You can contact me by email:, telephone: 07955 434 411 or find me on Twitter or Facebook ‘Councillor Carter’

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Churches Conservation Trust Angelic Artwork at St Peter’s, Sudbury The Churches Conservation Trust (CCT), the national heritage charity protecting historic churches at risk, has installed an engaging piece of public artwork on the hoardings at St Peter’s Cultural Venue, which is currently undergoing a major multi-million pound project to repair and regenerate this key site in the town of Sudbury. Funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, and working with local artist and sign writer Wayne Tanswell, the artwork, representing two large angel wings, is designed to inspire community participation. Commenting on the artwork, Alli Burke, CCT Development Officer said “St Peter’s sits right at the heart of the town, and as it is currently closed for the major project, and surrounded by necessary hoardings, we wanted to provide an opportunity for the community and visitors to have a bit of fun by interacting with this beautiful public artwork created by Wayne”. Wayne Tanswell added “It has been a great experience working collaboratively on this piece with Alli. Her enthusiasm for St Peter’s and community engagement is contagious, and I hope that people will really enjoy what we’ve created together”. The wings are embellished with the words of a sonnet written by the late Peter Ainsworth, former Chair of Trustees at the Churches Conservation Trust. The sonnet was written in response to the lockdowns in 2020 due to the COVID pandemic, which meant that churches were completely closed for the first time since WW2. Alli Burke said “These poignant words really ring true in the context of the temporary closure of St Peter’s, albeit for different reasons”. Sudbury Mayor, Sue Ayres, (pictured) was the first to rise to the challenge, lastto celebrate their own ‘living and now members of *While the publicstocks are invited angels’, whether that be a friend or family member, by photographing them in front of the wings and sharing the photographs online using the hashtag #SudburyAngels. These will be collated and included in an online exhibition in the future. Following the completion of Phase 1 capital work to the building, the 7 Lady Lane Industrial Estate, Hadleigh, Suffolk IP7 6BQ CCT is also pleased to announce that following a robust tender process, Universal Stone Limited have been appointed to undertake Phase 2 of the work at St Peter’s. While the CCT has been busy delivering schools learning sessions and community engagement work over the past month or so, very shortly people will see external activity on site really pick up. Universal Stone said “USL is delighted to be working in partnership with the innovative team at St Peter’s Cultural Venue on this ambitious project to conserve and regenerate St Peter’s Church on Market Hill in Sudbury. “As building conservation specialists, we are proud to be part of this exciting restoration project which will see not only vital repairs to the historic fabric as well as transforming the interior spaces through a range of physical improvements, ensuring a new dynamic historical interpretation and widened audience reach for a sustainable future. Our dedicated team of craftspeople and construction specialists are looking forward to sharing the restoration journey with the local community through hands-on heritage craft skills workshops, hard hat tours of the works-in-progress, social engagements, and apprenticeship programme. All being well with this ambitious project, St Peter’s is scheduled to reopen in 2023.”

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the spaces and facilities we have available. Volunteers: There was an amazing response to our request for additional Volunteers to help at the Centre! To find out more about our Receptionist positions, please contact Belinda via email: volunteercoordinators63@ or telephone 01787 313914 and leave a message for Belinda. Saturday 28th July 2018, 12:00-4:00pm at the Swan. All9.30 the am usual We are looking for Volunteers Receptionists on Henny Thurs mornings to games and stalls: Children’s games andand for the Adults-Coconut Shy, to Bowling 1 pm, Friday mornings 9.30am to 1pm Friday afternoons 1pm 4 pm. for etc on the banks of from the River Stour. As well as skills the annual Duck Wethe arePig always happy to hear Volunteers who have they could Race we have Shire Horses onOdd display fun Dogcontact Show. Entrance offer the Centre; Gardening, Jobsand etc.a Please Kathy or Free. Linda on 01787 313914 for a chat. Events at The Christopher Centre:Just a reminder of up-and-coming events and those that are ongoing. Open House every Monday from 10 am. Enjoy home baked cakes and a cuppa in pleasant surroundings with good company. From 12 noon we have a homemade community lunch. All welcome. We have our Community Depot monthly fundraiser, cakes, bakes, curries (pre-order) and preserves stall the last Saturday of the month 10 am until 2 pm. There will also be stalls including Handmade Crafts, Stained Glass, Jewellery, a book stall and Bric a Brac. Refreshments available. FREE ENTRY. Contact 01787 311558 or email: sudburycommunitydepot@gmail. com or Vegan Supper Club on the first Friday of the month 7.30 pm. Enjoy a plant-based meal in good company. Two courses only £7 and bring your own bottle. To book email: or Tel: 01787 313914 or 07462 108708. Community singing every Tuesday 7.30p.m. All welcome to join in singing for fun. Contact 01787311558 or email

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