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Mixed quad composite crew of Amelia Moule; Martha Bullen; Byron Bullen (Sudbury) and Ben Mackenzie (Peterborough), setting a new course record, winning by 4 lengths in 02:07.

Sudbury Regatta on Friars Meadow The 3rd August was a gorgeous day with brilliant sunshine, blue skies and perfect rowing conditions. A beautiful summers day on the picturesque meadow, now packed full with competitors, boats, trailers, tents and spectators sitting expectantly on hay bales along the river bank waiting for the racing to start. By 8am competitors were on the water and ready to race in the planned 204 races over 87 events! Sudbury achieved a brilliant set of wins, many excellent semi final races were seen from all crews and Sudbury set some new course records Wins came from our Juniors in the WJ14 double from Amy Wallace and Grace Power who won easily in a time of 03:05. In the WJ15 Evie Prager also won easily in 03:00 and set a new course record. In the WJ18 double Martha Bullen and Amelia Moule won in 4 lengths in a time of 02:32. The Mixed quad composite crew of Amelia Moule; Martha Bullen; Byron Bullen (Sudbury) and Ben Mackenzie (Peterborough), also set a new course record, winning by 4 lengths in 02:07. Jen Titterington won as part of 2 composite crews with Lea rowing club in the W8 and W1. 4x, winning in a time of 01:09 and by 2 lengths in a time of 02:23 respectively (which was a new course record). One of Sudbury’s new categories, the Parent and child event saw a great win from Tony and Harry Moule, who looked supreme, winning in 5 lengths in a time of 02:28. Kate and Amy Wallace came through their Parent and Child semi final race to easily win, however they lost in the final against Gillian Lindsay and her daughter Emily from Wimbledon High school. G. Lindsay was a silver medalist at the Sydney Olympiad in 2000, so only loosing by 3 lengths was still a great achievement for our Sudbury mother and daughter double! The Adult squads also gave great performances and set several course records. Callum Power (Sudbury) and Lucy Freeman (Teeside university) won the Mixed doubles, setting a new course record, by 1 length in a time of 03:01. MxMasE double of Sean Moriarty and Sarah Stirling won by 2 lengths in 02:44, with S. Stirling going on to win the W.MasE singles race by 1ft in a time of 03:01 and setting a new course record. Robin King and Simon White won the Open MasD/E double in 02:30 by half a length (setting a new course record) and Sophie Lovegrove and Jen Ward continued their successes with a win in the MasD double in 02:55 by one and half lengths. The Op. Men’s D/E four, cox Tricia Fincham; Lee Adams; Stephen Nichols; Tim Hysom and Paul Adams also took a very well deserved win in 02:21 by 2 lengths. The Sudbury Men’s 8 wowed the crowds with their stunning performance in the Sprint Eights. Expertly coxed by Tricia Fincham they took an excellent racing line just pulling ahead at the halfway point with the other crew then pulling almost level again and racing side by side down the second half of the course. The bank of spectators waited with baited breath to hear from the umpire that, (I from bow) Tim Wallace; Robin King; Mark Tyrie; Pete Donovan; Tim Hysom; Stephen Nichols; Paul Adams and Lee Adams had indeed seized their triumph in a time of 01:04, winning by a nail biting quarter of a length! Sudbury Regatta was once again a tremendously pleasurable and successful event. The club members worked tirelessly over 3 days to ensure that all visiting club’s rowers, spectators and Sudbury Town had an entertaining and memorable event to visit and watch. Stephen Nichols, Chairman of Sudbury Rowing Club thanked all of the visiting clubs and rowers for their participation, enthusiasm and brilliant rowing, who helped to make the event such a delightful one. A fantastic day of racing was enjoyed by everyone! Amanda Ashton

UK’s First SpeedPie is a Messy Success Britain’s first ever SpeedPie was held in the Arena at Sudbury Carnival on Sunday 11th August 2019. Children were tasked with throwing many shaving-foam pies at the UK Pie Party volunteers as possible in five minutes. Sina Schack, Nicky Vere-Compton and Elisabeth Townshend were the volunteers on the receiving end. The SpeedPie has raised over £500 for Children with Cancer UK, who fund research into better treatment for children’s cancers, resulting in more children ringing that end of treatment bell. Nicky Vere-Compton, the Party Leader of the UK Pie Party who takes over 1,000 pies in the face every year for charity, says. “This was Britain’s first ever SpeedPie, and the children loved it. We love fundraising for cancer charities, using pie in the face humour. This SpeedPie will be the first of many. It’s a great way to get as many children as possible participating in live action slapstick comedy, giving them a good laugh and a fun time, while also raising money for Children with Cancer UK. The money raised will fund research into better, more humane treatment for Children with cancer, resulting in more children surviving cancer.” The UK Pie Party travels to festivals, fairs and family fun days, taking pies in the face for cancer charities and hospices. Since it was founded in 2015 the Pie Party has raised nearly £10,000 from over 50 events, gaining Community Interest Company status in 2016. It’s not too late to support sponsorship via the just giving page: www.justgiving.com/fundraising/speedpie1

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Italy offers visitors a wonderful mix of ancient history, modern cities and stunning landscapes. With a rich heritage spanning thousands of years, spectacular architecture, sun-kissed coastlines, exquisite food and high end shopping, it’s easy to see why it’s such a popular holiday destination. There is so much to explore with mountain retreats in the Alps & Dolomites, the northern lakes including Garda & Como and the iconic cities of Rome & Venice plus everything in between. Meet Chelcie from Azure to hear more about this fascinating destination. Presentations on the 12th October at 10.15am & 11.45am at Travel Stop, 57 High Street, Hadleigh. To reserve your place email enquiries@travel-stop.co.uk or call 01473 828728

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A Guide to Natural Feeding: Part 3 The Switch Natural feeders sometimes refer to the time they moved their dog onto raw food as ‘the switch’. The switch itself can usually be made instantly. A very small percentage of dogs have to be weaned onto raw food but the vast majority take to it immediately. The only dogs that shouldn’t eat a 100% raw diet are those with a compromised immune system or those that have just undergone bowel surgery. The best approach is to fast your dog for a day and then to start them on their new, natural diet.

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What’s in the Media? Sadly, article after article shows the pet food industry, (which is entirely dominated by major dry food companies) continually highlighting the ‘dangers’ of raw. This problem is, it is usually from only one side of the fence. There is often •

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I believe that our very special part of the world has the basis for a brilliant tourism offer and every upwards tick in local visitor numbers adds to the positive prospects of our small business owners, who depend so heavily upon traditional trade through their doors rather than clicks in a virtual domain. Tourism is worth about £2bn to the Suffolk economy and in 2017 nearly 250,000 people were employed by hospitality businesses in our region. I would also add anecdotally from my experience of enjoying our various pubs and restaurants that the hospitality sector offers a key chance for young people to sample employment for the first time, even if many then go on to careers in other sectors. As such, as the Chair of the South Suffolk Taskforce, I have made one of our workstreams the visitor economy and the industries that it supports. In particular, we have focused on what we can do to make more of our unique cultural offer, with my constituency containing rich, rare links to two of our most famous painters: Gainsborough and Constable. Certainly, there is much to be positive about. On the Shotley Peninsula, the tourism action group is creating exciting events that have drawn more visitors to the area, in particular celebrating the association with Arthur Ransome’s ‘Swallows and Amazons’ adventures. At Flatford, the real-life scene of Constable’s world famous ‘Hay Wain’ painting, the National Trust have recently purchased the last privately-owned property in the hamlet. In Hadleigh, Benton End House, once the home of Sir Cedric Morris - who opened the East Anglian School of Painting and Drawing - has been purchased with the view of opening it to the public and artists. Artists who have previously studied at the property include Maggi Hambling, Joan Warburton and Bettina Shaw-Lawrence. Finally, there is the planned redevelopment of Gainsborough’s House in Sudbury which will create an impressive new gallery and act as a national cultural centre. My first ever Prime Minister’s Question to Theresa May celebrated this ambitious project and I hope it will help to crystallise a resurgent local tourism sector, boosting vital footfall in our shops.

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Boule-in Fête d’Automne A Creative French Harvest Already renowned for its fabulously creative Fêtes, this Autumn The Boule-in, Bildeston’s French Decorative Lifestyle store, has its very first Artist in Residence to add a further artistic flair to its Fête d’Automne (Friday 20th until Sunday 22nd September). “We’re completely thrilled that Suffolk based artist Anna Dixon-Smith has agreed to join forces with us” says Cathy Bullen, proprietor of The Boule-in. “I am already a huge fan of Anna’s work: she paints with a passion for her er subject and has a natural joy in her colour palette. I’m also in complete accord with her idea that ‘objects that have been passed from one person to another are imbued with history’. By incorporating our French objet d’art, jugs and vases within her still life painting and filling them with flowers from her Suffolk garden, she says she is ‘celebrating the role they played in history and enjoying their relevance as beautiful objects today’. She has created a wonderful series of paintings which we are delighted to be exhibiting at our Fête d’Automne, enhancing the beauty of our most recent collection of furniture and decorative pieces for the home and garden.” Cathy clearly loves what Anna has painted - and clearly has a passion for her own business. “Yes, I love the whole thing” beams Cathy “and I’m so lucky that my husband Peter is equally passionate about our Fêtes as he’s largely the man on hand with paintbrush or drill enabling us to create a magical event for our customers.” There’s no doubt that Fête d’Automne will delight everyone who steps through the Tardis-like gateway on Bildeston High Street. The deceptively small entrance covered in Provençale vines and sheaves of corn from a Suffolk harvest - leading you into a treasure trove of beautiful pleces and inspiringly curated interior rooms and garden. The Boule-in is definitely a wonderful day out for all of us who want Autumn inspiration with an extra artistic flair! Fête d’Automne runs Friday 20th until Sunday 22nd September, 10am - 6pm daily at 77 High Street, Bildeston, IP7 7ER. www.boule-in.co.uk 01449 740359

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Pop Chorus opening new group in Long Melford Highly-acclaimed Suffolk community choir Pop Chorus will be launching a new Long Melford group in September. The fun and friendly choir unashamedly sing great pop songs in harmony, and recent repertoire has included well-known songs from artists as diverse as Florence + The Machine, a-ha and Stereophonics. Members love that they can join without audition, experience or the need to read music. Rehearsals are informal and relaxed, with an emphasis on enjoyment and gently developing singing skills. Pop Chorus are in great demand to perform locally and members also build confidence by participating in additional activities including workshops, artist collaborations and special events. Recent experiences have included performing at Latitude and First Light festivals, watching The Swingles soundcheck, opening Dermot O’Leary’s BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show and beatboxing with SK Shlomo! This year the choir are fundraising for FIND (Families In Need), having raised a fantastic £17,000 for Suffolk charity Iceni last year. “We already have lots of interest from prospective singers in the Long Melford area…” said group leader Sarah George “…I can’t wait to introduce the joy of singing in Pop Chorus to everyone – they’re in for a treat!” The choir already has over 350 singers in Ipswich (Central and West), Kesgrave, Framlingham, Felixstowe and Stowmarket. The first session is free with no obligation to join, and a 12-week term costs £82.50 (concessions available). The new group will meet Monday evenings 7:30pm-9:30pm at Long Melford Village Hall. Potential new members are welcome to just turn up for the first session on Monday 9th September. For more information on Pop Chorus, visit www.popchorus.co.uk, email sing@popchorus.co.uk or call Yula on 07788 585441.

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Your spouse or partner needs your help with their financial affairs, but can you assist them? Commonly with married couples or those in a long-term relationship they each have assets in their own name and in joint names (e.g. bank accounts and the family home). This often leads people to think that they can manage the financial affairs of their spouse or partner, or could do if the need arose; however, this is not the case. Unfortunately, should your spouse or partner become unable to manage their affairs themselves due to ill-health or injury, their individual bank accounts are likely to be effectively frozen and you will not be able to deal with organisations on their behalf. What is needed to be able to help? To assist with your spouse or partner affairs during their lifetime you will need to have been appointed as an Attorney. This means your spouse or partner will need to have made Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) with a local solicitor. If LPAs have not been made you will not be able to deal with organisations on their behalf. What happens if I do not have LPAs? Many people need to assist with these matters because their spouse or partner has become unable to manage their affairs themselves. This may be due to physical or mental incapacity, perhaps due to illness or an accident. If you want to help your partner with financial decisions and they did not have Powers of Attorney in place and were incapable of making them, you would need to make a costly application to the Court to obtain the necessary authority. The Court application takes several months and can be stressful and frustrating for those involved. Until the Court authorises your application you are unable to deal with their money and property. Two types of Lasting Powers of Attorney LPAs are important documents that allow someone to give people (often close relatives or friends) the authority to make certain decisions on their behalf. There are two types of LPA: Property and Financial Affairs LPA – which allows an attorney to manage and deal with finances and property related matters (such as selling a home). Health and welfare LPA – which allows an attorney to make decisions regarding health and personal welfare. This type of LPA only comes into effect when a person no longer has the capacity to make such decisions themselves. People often think that if necessary, they would be able to make decisions about where their spouse or partner receives care, what type of care they receive and whether they could agree to their receiving life-sustaining treatment. Without an LPA in place, relatives are not able to make these decisions. Doctors, nurses, medical practitioners or Social Services would make them instead. Discuss Powers of Attorney for yourself or your partner To talk to a local lawyer about Lasting Powers of Attorney and to find out whether you or a relative should have them, call Dean )PMMNFT  )JMMT )PMNFT)JMMT Stanhope at Holmes & Hills Solicitors in Sudbury, Suffolk, on 01787 275275.

Peter Thorogood... The generosity of those that purport to govern Suffolk (aka God’s Little Acre) must be admired. Our undermanned Police “Service” have dished out £520,000 of OUR money in 2018/19 in compulsory redundancy pay-outs! We are regularly informed that staffing levels are dangerously low yet 20 police and staff get laid off. If incompetent sack them (as in the private sector), after all they still have their subsidised pensions to exist on. The highest pay off totalled £131,247, £14k in compensation and over £117k in additional pension payments. We now finance a completely pointless over staffed Police Commissioner’s Office all on excessive salaries and pensions whilst our streets see no policing! Their sole remit appears to be penning a regular column in our compliant local press and, as shown, asserting absolutely no authority over the Chief Constable’s handling of finances. This government’s initiative of slashing police numbers by over 20,000 yet introducing Commissioners when none were previously thought necessary is but another example of Westminster’s lack of common sense or financial acumen. But there is nothing that Local Government enjoys more than Empire building. In answer to Babergh Leader John Ward’s “Right to Reply” in the last issue. Fair enough chum! However you neglected to reply to my one leading question. Following my accusations that Sudbury’s public services, from hospitals to policing etc. have declined beyond recognition since 1985 I therefore ask, name one improvement to our once proud independent Borough in the past 30 years that Babergh have achieved? Simple enough! Anyway, let’s give Babergh and its minions a break and consider our fractured society. With the threat or salvation of Brexit looming, depending on one’s stance, the division in our once famed tolerant country could not be over emphasised. However what surely does unite us is our contempt and disdain of those that purport to govern us. Three years to prepare and still that useless shower of politicians and senior civil servants have achieved nowt! Likewise those opposing Brexit appear leaderless with various factions jostling to represent the common herd. Probably the most ineffective Prime Minister for decades is replaced by a manic buffoon hosting a rather unsavoury cabinet. Bexiteer or Remainer, surely we all deserve better! Not one to court popularity I note that, as always, hypocrisy is still the preserve of our establishment. One Jihadi John absconds to Syria to join ISIS. This contemptible spoilt brat realises the error of his ways and asks Mum and Dad to send him funds enough to come home. Despite advice from officials they send him £223 ticket money. The result is they are fined with costs and each receive a 15 month suspended sentence. Fair enough I hear you utter. But consider, in such circumstances would not many a parent have done the same? Personally I don’t give a damn if he rots in some Arabian cell but the absolute hypocrisy of our establishment should not go unquestioned. His parents get sentenced for sending him £225 whilst we supply Israel the arms to slaughter innocents in Palestine, the Saudis bombs to maim children in the Yemen, and other despotic regimes the means to subjugate their people. So whilst our diplomats and arms manufacturers receive their honours for supplying arms to despots the misguided parents of an idiot are sentenced for sending him £223 for his fare home! On Saturday 21st September Sudbury will be hosting our Heritage Open Day with many buildings (including our Town Hall) and gardens freely open to all. I personally will be conducting tours of our Historic Masonic Hall, including our beautiful Temple, Members Bar and Museum, on the hour at 1.00, 2.00 and 3.00 so all welcome. All the usual threats, marriage proposals or offers of a pint to mandpthorogood@gmail.com

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Hannah is Great Cornard Woman of the Year 2019! A super slimmer has been named Great Cornard’s Slimming World ‘Woman of the Year’ 2019 thanks to her incredible 10st 10lb weight loss. Hannah Squirrell, 32, from Stanstead, has slimmed down by an incredible 10st 10lb from in just 22 months. And now she’s been chosen as her Slimming World groups Woman of the Year. Hannah, who down-sized from a dress size 28 to a 16, says: “When I first joined group I never dreamt that I would be in the position I am now. Losing weight has made such a big difference to my life. My health has improved, I have more energy, I’m happier and I feel more comfortable in my own skin.” Hannah joined Slimming World in October 2017 after being told by her GP that she was pre-diabetic. “I successfully lost weight with Slimming World before but I started to put weight back on after having my 2 boys. I tried a number of different ways to lose weight but they usually left me feeling hungry or miserable – or both, in fact. With Slimming World it’s completely different. “My family and friends are all amazed by how much I can eat and lose weight. I still eat all my favourite meals, like curries, chilli and my favourite couscous. I just prepare and cook them differently now – and they taste so much better. I never have to miss out and I don’t have to get hung up on weighing and measuring everything I eat. I know it can feel like a big step joining Slimming World because you don’t know what to expect, but, right from the first moment I walked into my group I was made to feel at ease, and the support I’ve received has been amazing. I look forward to going each week to catch up with all of my new friends – I just love it!” Hannah lost 9lbs in her first week and was blown away that the changes she’d made had such a big impact so quickly. As the weight started to come off, she started to think about how active she was and Hannah now loves walking with her children and dog. She has even taken part in her slimming world groups team walking a 24hr relay for life in aid of cancer research uk. She says: “I feel like a different woman to the one who walked into Slimming World 22 months ago and winning Woman of the Year is a real honour because there are so many amazing women in our group. I really hope my weight loss can inspire other people to get started on their own journey and know that there’s a whole group of people waiting to support them every step of the way – especially at the Great Cornard 7.30 group. My goal now is to hit my target and stay there for life, which I know I can do.” Kath Hampshire, who runs the Great Cornard group, says: “I’m so proud of Hannah. She’s a fantastic ambassador for Slimming World and what she’s achieved is nothing short of incredible. Hannah has just got married and I was honoured to be part of her special day. Seeing her in her dress brought tears to my eyes! She’s a huge inspiration to everyone in our group and I hope she inspires other women – and men – in Great Cornard to change their lives in the same way.” The Great Cornard Slimming World group is held every Wednesday at 9.30, 11.30, 5.30 & 7.30 at Sudbury Rugby Club. To join or find out more call Kath on 07999 793960.

The Sudbury Gainsborough Probus Club The Probus Club that meets in Sudbury ("The Sudbury Gainsborough Probus Club") is in the process of running a recruitment campaign, aimed at halting the slow decline in its membership. Probus is a local, national, and international association of retired people who come together in non-political, non-sectarian, non-profit, autonomous clubs which provide regular opportunities for members to meet others in similar circumstances with similar levels of interest, to make new friends, and maintain and expand their interests. Our Club has met in Sudbury for over 25 years. In its earlier years we organised many events for the benefit of our members and became so popular that there was a waiting list to join. Today, however, with the attrition of age and the declining health of some of our more senior members, we have reached a point where we need to recruit urgently to maintain viability. Potential members are those approaching retirement or who have just retired and we anticipate being able to offer social activity, sometimes with a Speaker, and visits to places of interest, as well as having sections, according to demand, dedicated to golf and bowls. Presently, our chief activities comprise a Luncheon, taking place on the third Wednesday each month at 12-15 in the Masonic Hall, North Street, Sudbury, and a Coffee Morning on the second Tuesday each month at the Mill Hotel, Sudbury. For more information, please contact the Secretary, Bryn Roberts, 20 Gotsfield Close, Acton, Sudbury, CO10 OAS Tel. 01787 372546

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Sudbury Silk Stories The Sudbury Silk Stories project is searching for details of a silk-clad gymnastics display at a Great Cornard Middle School summer fete over 40 years ago. The Sudbury Silk Stories project, which is recording stories of current and former employees of Sudbury’s silk industry, has issued a speciďŹ c plea: can anyone provide photos or information on a Great Cornard Middle School summer fete in the 1970s that saw a pupil’s mother provide costumes made of silk from the Stephen Walters mill?

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The story, which was told to Project Co-Ordinator Carole Creasey as she interviewed those connected to the silk industry, stated that an employee of Stephen Walters and Sons provided offcuts of silk for the costumes for the gymnastics display at the Summer School Fete. Pupils were laid on the oor, drawn around and the resulting shapes then sewn together to make the costumes. Sudbury Silk Stories would like to talk to anyone who might have photographs or had taken part in the gymnastics display and remembers the costumes being made. Sudbury Silk Stories wants to include the story of the silk Summer Fete costumes on the project’s new website alongside the interviews with silk industry staff. The project will also create a short ďŹ lm that will play at the Sudbury Silk Festival on 7th September. To ďŹ nd out more and to follow Sudbury Silk Stories go to: www.sudburysilkstories.com This website is being built to bring together the behind the scenes stories and anecdotes from the people who have helped to create the acclaimed silk industry of Sudbury. Anyone with any details can contact the Project Co-Ordinator via carolecreasey@ gmail.com, or via Babergh’s website and social media. Cllr Derek Davis, Babergh District Council’s Cabinet Member for Communities, said: “This story sums up what the Silk Stories project is about: all the ways the silk industry has owed from the mills into the history, fabric and day to day life of the surrounding area. It shows just how the industry has shaped our community in unexpected and wonderful ways, and we’d love to hear more about it.â€? Sudbury Silk Stories, funded by Babergh District Council and ÂŁ36,400 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund, is looking for the stories of current and former employees of Sudbury’s silk industry. It will explore the social history and changes that have taken place in the local industry, which continues to produce some of Europe’s ďŹ nest silk. The project will record and share the experiences of silk mill staff, to create both a short ďŹ lm and an archive of interviews for the local community and for visitors to learn from.

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Terror A very different kind of theatre event is coming to The Quay Theatre in Sudbury from Tuesday 5th to Saturday 9th November, when Sudbury Dramatic Society bring the gripping courtroom drama Terror by Ferdinand von Schirach, translated by David Tushingham, to the stage. A hijacked plane is heading towards a packed football stadium and, ignoring his orders to the contrary, a fighter pilot shoots it down, killing everyone on board. We join him in the courtroom where he is now on trial for murder and the audience are going to be the jury. Was he right to take the action that he did, potentially saving many more lives by doing so? Supposing one of your loved ones had been a passenger on that plane – or was in the stadium? Listen to the evidence, make your own judgement, and remember his fate lies entirely in your hands. A very different drama for our own troubled times, Terror has been performed across Europe, in 26 different countries, in over 100 theatres with each audience asked to deliver their verdict in a total of more than 2400 trials. The results have varied. Now it is Sudbury’s turn to deliver a verdict – what will you decide? Terror is on at The Quay Theatre from Tuesday 5th to Saturday 9th November at 7.45pm and tickets are available now from The Quay Theatre Box Office on 01787 374745 or online at www.quaysudbury.com

HARVEST FAIR at All Saints Church, Little Cornard CO10 0PD. On Saturday 7th September from 11am till 4pm, the ancient church will be decorated for Harvest. There will be games, a Spinning Demonstration, Bric a Brac, sale of Books and Jigsaws, Cakes and Refreshments. There will be a Fun Dog show at 2pm. Brenda 01787 227615

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Home improvement specialists SEH BAC awarded Company of the Year accolade An award-winning home improvement company has been named South-East Company of the Year by the elite Master Window and Conservatory Installers Association (MWCIA), an organisation which aims to connect homeowners with reputable companies across the UK. SEH BAC, which specialises in windows, doors and conservatories, has received the prestigious award for consistently delivering a high standard of customer service and support, matching ethical trading practices with quality craftsmanship and expert installations. Ipswich-based SEH BAC are previous winners of the Company of the Year award, having first won the sought-after title back in 2017. John Savage, Managing Director of SEH BAC comments: “We are incredibly proud to once again be named Company of the Year by the MWCIA. This tremendous honour is fantastic recognition of our company-wide commitment to always offer our customers the absolute best service possible. It’s a real testament to the dedication of our 200-strong team who work tirelessly across the entire region to help customers transform their homes. “We’ve been operating across the South-East, East Anglia and the Home Counties for almost five decades, and throughout that time, our customers have remained at the heart of everything we do. It’s great to see that recognised and we thank Don Waterworth and the MWCIA for this wonderful award.” The MWCIA was established by respected Chartered Building Engineer and Expert Witness, Don Waterworth, who used his expertise in the industry to create an independent register of reputable installers. By using a MWCIAapproved installer, homeowners can be assured they have chosen a firm which has been extensively vetted and meets the high standards set by the association. Don adds: “SEH BAC have proven once again they set the example in the South-East region, with a positive, professional attitude towards delivering exceptional customer service. The fact that this philosophy is championed by every member of staff makes them a truly worthy winner of this award. “We are delighted to present SEH BAC with the Company of the Year award and we proudly recommend them to homeowners in the area who are considering home improvements.” SEH BAC is part of One Group Construction, a £160 million group of specialist construction companies. Last year, SEH BAC was named the winner of the highly-coveted Consumer Confidence award from The National Home Improvement Council (NHIC). The prestigious award recognises SEH BAC’s high-levels of service and customer satisfaction. For more information, call 0800 666 444 or visit www.sehbac.com.

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The Arts Society The Arts Society – South Suffolk offers an interesting and stimulating monthly lecture programme delivered by experts on all aspects of the Arts. Lectures take place at 2 p.m. at The Quay Theatre, Sudbury on the 3rd Tuesday each month (excepting July// August or December). Membership is £43 pa for 9 lectures & a quarterly Arts magazine plus the additional option of visiting Places of Interest during the year. TO JOIN : Click on to our website www.tassouthsuffolk.org.uk, to find out more and to contact Membership Organiser, Pauline Cardwell. Or if preferred telephone 01787 228482 / email ninicardwell@live,co.uk here OR COME ALONG & ENJOY A FREE TASTER SESSION with the Voucher below:

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Saturday 28th September ptember My Wish 50/50 Bingo ngo Stevenson Centre, Gt. Cornard pm sstart tart tar ta rt Ticket sales 6.30pm to 7.15pm/7.30pm HU %RRNVeDVHW3OXVeMDFNSRWČľ\HU In aid of ‘My Wish’ Charity

The Long Melford Historical and Archaeological Society We are celebrating our 50th Anniversary this year with a host of events in September 2019. On Tuesday 10th September, exactly 50 years to the day since the inaugural meeting, we will be marking this occasion with a meal at the Bull Hotel. All members, both past and present are welcome, so if you would like to join us, please contact the Society to book. If you love Long Melford and its history - this day is for you! On Sunday 15th September 2019 we will be hosting a ‘History Day’ at the Old School in the village between 11am and 3pm. We will be holding an ‘Antiques Roadshow’ for artefacts that you have found in the village, with identiďŹ cation by an Archaeologist from Suffolk County Council. So do bring along any bits of pottery, coins etc. that you may have found in your garden over the years. At noon there will be the opportunity to attend a talk by the Long Melford Parish Recorder about the 2016 oral history project, which recorded the memories of twelve local people On display will be old photographs, the LMHAS archives, items from the Heritage Centre, our members own collections, maps and reports. The History Day is FREE to attend and refreshments will be available. We would really appreciate the village’s support in attending, so please do get in touch if you would like more information or to offer items for display. Our ďŹ rst meeting of the season will take place at 7.30pm on Thursday 19th September 2019 at the Old School, where a warm welcome is assured. Faye Minter, Senior Archaeologist at Suffolk County Council will speak to us about ‘Long Melford - Prehistoric to the Anglo-Saxon’. Visitors are very welcome to attend with a ÂŁ5 charge or why not join become a member and help ensure our Society continues for another 50 years! Annual membership is just ÂŁ15, which includes admission to four talks, a copy of our annual newsletter and the opportunity to attend our summer outing. We have a wonderful website with over 150 old photographic images of the village, so please do take a look. Email: lmhas1969@outlook.com Website: lmhas.co.uk Tel: 01787 375329

Fundraising from Sudbury Memory Walk beneďŹ ts two local community groups The ďŹ nancial fundraising from this year’s Sudbury Memory Walk, was equally divided between Hadleigh Dementia Action Alliance (HDAA) and The Bridge Project’s - Decaf. Each group will receive ÂŁ1055.15 for much needed funds to keep their various Friends and staff at Together Tuesday in Hadleigh programmes running. Jerry Thatcher community volunteer, now known by many in Sudbury as the memory walk man, presented a cheque to Jill Mason and members of the Hadleigh Dementia Action Alliance. One of the projects that will beneďŹ t from the funds raised is the Ansell Memories CafĂŠ , the HDAA supports this programme with funding each year. A weekly social, creative and physical activity session designed to offer people living with dementia and their family or carers, a relaxed and supportive environment in which they can take part in various activities followed by a light lunch. Tracey Loynds, development director at Abbeycroft Leisure said: “The Sudbury Memory Walk continues to grow every year as dementia affects so many families. There are over 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK and this is set to rise to over one million by 2021.â€? “We are extremely proud to support this event and the work of the Hadleigh Dementia Action Alliance that we support as part of our commitment to provide active opportunities for our community.â€? Planning work has already started on next year’s Sudbury Memory Walk, which saw almost 200 walkers take part this year in May, walking, remembering and raising funds for people and their families living with dementia. Sudbury Memory Walk 2020 will again take place in May and the date will be announced soon. The Bridge project will receive their cheque in due course. For more information about Hadleigh Dementia Action Alliance call T. 01473 823470 or Email: hadleighdementiafriends@ssleisure.co.uk

DIARY DATES April – October National Open Gardens Scheme Shrubs Farm, Lamarsh, Bures, CO8 5EA Adm: ÂŁ7, child free. 01787 227520, www. shrubsfarm.co.uk Sun 1st – Sun 8th Art Exhibition & Sale Acton Church, 2 Walnut Cl, Acton, Sudbury CO10 0UG Mon-Sat 10-4, Sundays 12-5 In aid of All Saints Church Tues 3rd Family Health Walk – Clare Castle Country Park Clare Castle Country Park. CO10 8NW Meet 10.30am Free Tel: 01473 718193 ZZZRQHOLIHVXÎ?RONFRXN Tues 3rd – Sat 7th Chappel Summer Beer Festival Chappel & Wakes Colne Station. Wakes Colne, Essex. CO6 2DS Tues 17:30-23:00, Wed-Sat 11:00-23:00 Ticket prices from ÂŁ3 www.chappelbeerfestival. org.uk Tues 3rd Lunchtime Concert: Music Makers Choir St Peter’s, Sudbury CO10 2EH 12.30pm – 1.15pm www.stpetersudbury.co.uk Wed 4th Health Walk – Gt. Cornard Library Walk Cornard Library CO10 0JU Meet 10am Free Tel: 01473 718193 ZZZRQHOLIHVXÎ?RONFRXN Wed 4th Health Walk – Kersey Mill Mill car park. IP7 6DP Meet 9.30am Free Tel: 01473 718193 ZZZRQHOLIHVXÎ?RONFRXN Wed 4th Guided Walks around Lavenham Meet foyer The Swan Hotel, Lavenham, CO10 9QA 2pm. Tickets ÂŁ4. No prebooking required. Tel: 01206 547959 Email: dinahjames10@yahoo. com Wed 4th Film: All Is True Quay Theatre, Sudbury CO10 2AN 2.30pm & 7.30pm Tickets ÂŁ6 (Friends ÂŁ5.50) Tel: 01787 374745 www.quaysudbury.com Fri 6th Beatrix Potter and her art – A Friday afternoon talk Melford Hall, Long Melford, Sudbury CO10 9AA 3pm - ÂŁ4.50 + standard admission Booking Advisable Tel: 08442 491895 https://www.nationaltrust.org. uk/melford-hall/whats-on Fri 6th Music: Wrong Jovi 2019 Quay Theatre, Sudbury CO10 2AN 7.30pm Tickets ÂŁ17 Tel: 01787 374745 www.quaysudbury.com Fri 6th & 13th 2 day Workshop: Make a Linen Dress The Studio, Foragers Retreat, The Courtyard, Pebmarsh, CO10 2AN, 10am – 3pm Contact: ‘Pinnie Love’ via Instagram or Facebook Email: jooley@theforagersretreat. co.uk Sat 7th Sudbury Silk Festival St Peter’s, Sudbury CO10 2EH 10am – 6pm www.Sudburysilkfestival.org.uk www.stpetersudbury.co.uk

Sat 7th Harvest Fair All Saints Church, Little Cornard. CO10 0PE 11am-4pm Sat 7th Harvest Evensong All Saints Church, Little Cornard. CO10 0PE 6.30pm Sat 7th Guided Walk: 3 Mills- Melford to Gainsborough’s House. Melford Hall, Long Melford CO10 9AA 10am -1pm. £18 Tel: 03442 491895 Melford@nationaltrust.org.uk www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ melfordhall Sat 7th Auction: Mander Antiques & Interiors The Auction Centre, Assington Road, Newton Green, Sudbury, CO10 0QX Auction starts at 10.00am. Viewing Friday 9am-8pm & Saturday from 9am. Tel: 01787 211847 E: info@manderauctions.co.uk Sat 7th/Sun 8th Guided Walks around Lavenham Meet foyer The Swan Hotel, Lavenham, CO10 9QA Sat 2pm.Sun 11am. Tickets £4. No pre-booking required. Tel: 01206 547959 Email: dinahjames10@yahoo. com Sat 7th/Sun 8th /LWWOH:DOGLQJȴHOG)ORZHU Festival St Lawrence Church (on B1115 Sudbury to Stowmarket Rd) 10am – 6pm both days FREE admission Refreshments, 6WDOOV7RPEROD 5DɞH Songs of Praise Sunday 6.30pm. Sun 8th River trips to Great Cornard Lock The Granary Tea Room, Quay Lane, CO10 2AN Regularly departing from 10.30am- last trip 4.30pm £5 adults, £3 child. Dogs £1 08448 005015(no pre-booking before the day) www.riverstourtrust.org/rivertrips/sudbury-river-trips Sun 8th*Children*. Paddington Colne Valley Railway, Castle Hedingham, CO9 3DZ 10.30pm – 5pm. Tickets Adults £12 Senior £9 Child £6 Family £33 Dogs £2 Tel: 01787 461174 email: info@colnevalleyrailway. co.uk www.colnevalleyrailway.co.uk Sun 8th Music: Nostalgia 2 Empire Theatre, Halstead. CO9 1LL 6.30pm. Tickets £14 Tel: 01787 461174 Book online: www.empire-theatre.co.uk Sun 8th /DYHQKDP$LUȴHOG:DONȂȆ7KH men, missions and a memorial’ 10am-1.30pm. Adults £10, under 16’s. £5 Booking essential. Tel: 01787 248295 Or in person at Lavenham Blue Vintage Tea Rooms, Lavenham. Sun 8th Open Garden – Woodburn Cottage Borley, Sudbury. CO10 7AE 12pm-5pm. Admission £4. Child free. Home Made teas. www.ngs.org.uk Sun 8th National Open Gardens Scheme Woodburn Cottage, Borley, Sudbury, CO10 7AE 12-5pm Adm: £4, child free.

Sun 8th Open Garden – Spencers Tilbury Rd, Great Yeldham. CO9 4JG 2pm-5pm. Admission ÂŁ5. Child free. Home Made teas. www.ngs.org.uk Sun 8th River Stour Festival Concert St Peter’s, Sudbury CO10 2EH 2.00pm to 4.00pm www.stpetersudbury.co.uk Mon 9th. Health Walk – Long Melford Short Walk Cherry Lane Garden Centre, CO10 9DH Meet 10am Free Tel: 01473 718193 ZZZRQHOLIHVXÎ?RONFRXN Mon 9th. M&Co Charity Fashion Show 10 North Street, Sudbury CO10 1RB 6.30pm ÂŁ4.00/ÂŁ2.00 Tickets available in store Tues 10th Invitation To View- Belchamp Hall Hall Road, Belchamp Walter, CO10 7AT ÂŁ18. Tour and tea and cakes www.invitationtoview.co.uk Tues 10th Invitation To View)LQFKLQJČ´HOG*XLOGKDOO&KXUFK +LOO)LQFKLQJČ´HOG%UDLQWUHH CM7 4NN ÂŁ13. Tour and tea and cakes www.invitationtoview.co.uk Tues 10th – Sat 14th Drama: Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People Quay Theatre, Sudbury CO10 2AN 7.45pm Tickets ÂŁ9 (Tues/Weds) ÂŁ10 (Thurs/Fri/Sat) Tel: 01787 374745 www.quaysudbury.com Tues 10th Lunchtime Concert: March Hare Moon St Peter’s, Sudbury CO10 2EH 12.30pm to 1.15pm www.stpetersudbury.co.uk Tues 10th. Sudbury Speakers Club The Bridge Project (rear building) Sudbury CO10 2EU SPQRFKDUJHIRUČ´UVW meeting Tel: 01787 211100 or email: kevin_northcott@lineone.net www.sudburyspeakersclub. co.uk Tues 10th. Health Walk – Clare Castle Country Park Meet at Clare Country Park Car Park CO10 8NW 10.30am start (all day parking ÂŁ2) www.clarewalks.co.uk Tues 10th. Health Walk – Sudbury Short ZDON.LQJČ´VKHU/HLVXUH&HQWUH CO10 2SU Meet 12pm Free Tel: 01473 718193 ZZZRQHOLIHVXÎ?RONFRXN Weds 11th Phil Beer: Of Show Of Hands St Peter’s, Sudbury CO10 2EH 7pm - 10.30pm www.stpetersudbury.co.uk Wed 11th Guided Walks around Lavenham Meet foyer The Swan Hotel, Lavenham, CO10 9QA 2pm. Tickets ÂŁ4. No prebooking required. Tel: 01206 547959 E: dinahjames10@yahoo.com

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September 2019 Thurs 12th NEW: Bingo at the Town Hall. Assembly Room, Town Hall, Sudbury CO10 1TL SPČ‚SP5DÉžHDQGFDVK prizes. Tel: 01787 372331 www.sudburytowncouncil. co.uk Thurs 12th. Health Walk – Lavenham Short Walk Public car park near Red Lion Pub CO7 6TB Meet 10.30am Free Tel: 01473 718193 ZZZRQHOLIHVXÎ?RONFRXN Thurs 12th Acton Gardening Club AGM Gardening Quiz & Runner Bean Competition Acton Village Hall, CO10 0AT 7.30pm Tel: 01787 310683 (Sara) Thurs 12th Invitation To View- Belchamp Hall Hall Road, Belchamp Walter, CO10 7AT ÂŁ18. Tour and tea and cakes www.invitationtoview.co.uk Thurs 12th. Health Walk – Stoke by Clare to Ashen The Lion PH CO10 8HP Meet 11am Free Tel: 01473 718193 ZZZRQHOLIHVXÎ?RONFRXN Thurs 12th. +HDOWK:DONČ‚*W:DOGLQJČ´HOG Village Hall. CO100BA Meet 11.30am Free Tel: 01473 718193 ZZZRQHOLIHVXÎ?RONFRXN Thurs 12th & 26th Little Acorns: Forest Sessions for under 5’s Old School Wood, Great :DOGLQJČ´HOG&2710 – 11.30am To book a place email : amyacornforestschool@ gmail.com Fri 13th CafĂŠ Club @ Assington Country Kitchen Sudbury Area Cancer Support Group 2nd Friday of each month from 12-2pm Assington Country Kitchen, Assington, CO10 5LW Join us for an informal chat RYHUFRÎ?HH Call Ruth or Phil Worsley Tel: 01787 370978 E: ruth-SACSG@outlook.com Fri 13th Invitation To View- Hoses Hall &DUWHUV+LOO7RSSHVČ´HOG Halstead CO9 4LZ ÂŁ29.50incl. Tour 2 course lunch & wine www.invitationtoview.co.uk Fri 13th Wild in the Woods – NO parents allowed! Old School Wood, Great :DOGLQJČ´HOG&274.30pm – 6.30pm Ages 7 – 11 welcome To book a place email : amyacornforestschool@ gmail.com Sat 14th Farmers’ Market – Long Melford Village Hall, Long Melford, CO10 9JQ 9.30am – 1pm. FREE entry. Tel: 07704 627973 Email: justine@ VXÎ?RONPDUNHWHYHQWVFRXN ZZZVXÎ?RONPDUNHWHYHQWV co.uk Sat 14th The Gestupfest Gestingthorpe Village Green CO9 3BB 2pm to 8pm. Free Entry For more information contact Helen or Chris 01787 237297 or 462763

Sat 14th Celebration! 60 years of music making Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape Bridge, Snape IP17 1SP 7:30pm Tickets from ÂŁ14, concessions from ÂŁ12, Students and under 16s ÂŁ7 Ticket line: 01394 283170 or 07876 787029 6QDSH0DOWLQJV%R[2É?FHLQ person or by phone: 01728 687110 www.snapemaltings.co.uk Sat 14th Music Marathon & Churches Cycle Ride St Peter’s, Sudbury CO10 2EH 9am to 5pm www.stpetersudbury.co.uk Sat 14th/Sun 15th Guided Walks around Lavenham Meet foyer The Swan Hotel, Lavenham, CO10 9QA Sat 2pm.Sun 11am. Tickets ÂŁ4. No pre-booking required. Tel: 01206 547959 El: dinahjames10@yahoo.com Sun 15th River trips to Great Cornard Lock The Granary Tea Room, Quay Lane, CO10 2AN Regularly departing from 10.30am- last trip 4.30pm ÂŁ5 adults, ÂŁ3 child. Dogs ÂŁ1 08448 005015(no pre-booking before the day) www.riverstourtrust.org/rivertrips/sudbury-river-trips Sun 15th Sunday Family Woodland Adventure Old School Wood, Great :DOGLQJČ´HOG&2710.30am to 12.30pm Ages 0-11 years To book a place email: amyacornforestschool@ gmail.com Sun 15th Long Melford History Day Old School Community Centre, Long Melford CO10 9DX 11am – 3pm, FREE entry Tel: 01787 375329 www.lmhas.co.uk Sun 15th Talk: Melford Prehistoric to Anglo Saxon – Faye Minter Old School Community Centre, Long Melford CO10 9DX 7.30pm – Annual Membership ÂŁ15/Visitors welcome ÂŁ5 Tel: 01787 375329 Long Melford Historical & Archaeological Society www.lmhas.co.uk Sun 15th Roman River Festival: East Anglian Railway Museum Chappel & Wakes Colne Station. Wakes Colne, Essex. CO6 2DS 3pm – Tickets vary ÂŁ15 / ÂŁ10 / ÂŁ6 / ÂŁ5 Lunch options available for ÂŁ16.50 www.romanrivermusic.org.uk Tues 17th Iran: Land of Great Kings, Shahs and Ayatollahs Illustrated talk by John Osborne. The Arts Society Sudbury. 11am – noon at the Quay Theatre. Visitors welcome by prior arrangement with Sylvia on 01284 828125 Tues 17th Health Walk – Clare Castle Country Park Meet at Clare Country Park Car Park CO10 8NW 10.30am start (all day parking ÂŁ2) www.clarewalks.co.uk Wed 18th Film: The White Crow Quay Theatre, Sudbury CO10 2AN 2.30pm & 7.30pm Tickets ÂŁ6 (Friends ÂŁ5.50) Tel: 01787 374745 www.quaysudbury.com Wed 18th

Guided Walks around Lavenham Meet foyer The Swan Hotel, Lavenham, CO10 9QA 2pm. Tickets £4. No prebooking required. Tel: 01206 547959 E: dinahjames10@yahoo.com Thurs 19th Kettle & Fish Peaceful CafÊ St Peter’s, Sudbury CO10 2EH 9.45am to 2.00pm www.stpetersudbury.co.uk Fri 20th Naval Books – A Friday afternoon talk Melford Hall, Long Melford, Sudbury CO10 9AA 3pm - £4.50 + standard admission Booking Advisable Tel: 08442 491895 https://www.nationaltrust.org. uk/melford-hall/whats-on Fri 20th Quiz @ The Delphi. The Delphi Centre, Sudbury CO10 2RR 7pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £10.50 incl. supper Teams up to 6. Tel: Ray Reid 07974615438 E: thedelphicentremanager@ gmail.com Fri 20th Music: Sinatra Show Quay Theatre, Sudbury CO10 2AN 7.30pm Tickets £16 (Friends £14) Tel: 01787 374745 www.quaysudbury.com Sat 21st Tales from the High Seas Melford Hall, Long Melford, Sudbury CO10 9AA Meet in the library 2pm – Free - standard admission applies Tel: 08442 491895 https://www.nationaltrust.org. uk/melford-hall/whats-on Sat 21st Book Fair. Memorial Hall, Long Melford. CO10 9JQ 10am- 4pm. Admission Adult £1 accompanied children under 15 free.Disabled Access. Tel: Keith 01787 277484 www.sudburyramblers.org.uk Sat 21st Drama: Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde Quay Theatre, Sudbury CO10 2AN 7.30pm Tickets £14 Tel: 01787 374745 www.quaysudbury.com Sat 21st Craft Fair in aid of Cornard Fete St Peter’s, Sudbury CO10 2EH 9.00am to 4.00pm www.stpetersudbury.co.uk Sat 21st – Sun 22nd Tudor Life at Michaelmas Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, CO10 9BA 11am – 5pm, Ad: £17, ch: £13.25, senior: £16.25 Discounts available online. www.kentwell.co.uk Sat 21st/Sun 22nd Guided Walks around Lavenham Meet foyer The Swan Hotel, Lavenham, CO10 9QA Sat 2pm.Sun 11am. Tickets £4. No pre-booking required. Tel: 01206 547959 E: dinahjames10@yahoo.com Sun 22nd River trips to Great Cornard Lock The Granary Tea Room, Quay Lane, CO10 2AN Regularly departing from 10.30am- last trip 4.30pm £5 adults, £3 child. Dogs £1 08448 005015(no pre-booking before the day) www.riverstourtrust.org/rivertrips/sudbury-river-trips

Sun 22nd Concert: Bach, Vivaldi, Heinichen & Handel. St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Church St, Lavenham, CO10 9SA 7pm. Tickets ÂŁ13. Under 18’s free. Tel: 01787 247646 www.lavenham-sinfonia.co.uk Sun 22nd Drama: Testament of Yootha Quay Theatre, Sudbury CO10 2AN 7.00pm Tickets ÂŁ13 Tel: 01787 374745 www.quaysudbury.com Sun 22nd Wedding & Special Events Fayre The Street, Assington, CO10 5LW 3pm -5pm. Free Entry Tel: 01787 210242 E: anniereidy1@gmail.com Mon 23rd Live Cinema: Akram Khan’s Giselle Quay Theatre, Sudbury CO10 2AN 7.30pm Tickets ÂŁ16 Tel: 01787 374745 www.quaysudbury.com Mon 23rd Health Walk – Long Melford Short Walk Cherry Lane garden centre. CO10 9DH Meet 9.45am Free Tel: 01473 718193 ZZZRQHOLIHVXÎ?RONFRXN Mon 23rd Lecture Course: Italian History & Culture. Gt. Maplestead Village Hall. CO9 2RE 6.30pm. Free taster session 7 subsequent sessions starting at 7pm. ÂŁ54 Tel: Jean Bowers 01787 460181 www.greatmaplesteadpc.cpo. uk/community-village-life/wea/ Tues 24th Talk: The English Gypsy &DUDYDQE\*HRÎ?UH\.D\ Long Melford Village Hall. CO10 9LQ 7.30pm. Admission ÂŁ2 for members. ÂŁ2.50 for non-members (6XGEXU\#VXÎ?RONIKVRUJXN ZZZVXÎ?ROONIKVFRXN Tues 24th. Health Walk – Clare Castle Country Park Clare Castle Country Park. CO10 8NW Meet 10.30am Free Tel: 01473 718193 www.clarewalkers.co.uk ZZZRQHOLIHVXÎ?RONFRXN Tues 24th Health Walk – Sudbury Short :DON.LQJČ´VKHU/HLVXUH Centre. CO10 2SU Meet 12 noon Free Tel: 01473 718193 ZZZRQHOLIHVXÎ?RONFRXN Wed 25th Conservation in action Ceramics Melford Hall, Long Melford, Sudbury CO10 9AA 1-4pm – Free - standard admission Tel: 08442 491895 https://www.nationaltrust.org. uk/melford-hall/whats-on Wed 25th Why Melford Hall looks like it does Melford Hall, Long Melford, Sudbury CO10 9AA 11.30am - ÂŁ4.50 + standard admission Booking Advisable Tel: 08442 491895 https://www.nationaltrust.org. uk/melford-hall/whats-on Wed 25th Guided Walks around Lavenham Meet foyer The Swan Hotel, Lavenham, CO10 9QA 2pm. Tickets ÂŁ4. No prebooking required. Tel: 01206 547959 E: dinahjames10@yahoo.com

Thurs 26th Workshop: Painting with Oils –‘Glazed Landscape’ The Studio, Foragers Retreat, The Courtyard, Pebmarsh, CO10 2AN, 10am – 3pm Contact: jooley@ theforagersretreat.co.uk Thurs 26th Health Walk – Lavenham short walk Market Place. CO10 9QZ Meet 10.30am Free Tel: 01473 718193 ZZZRQHOLIHVXÎ?RONFRXN Thurs 26th $UW:RUNVKRS &RÎ?HH Morning – Clay/brick Sculpture Acton Village Hall, Acton, CO10 0XA 10am-12:30pm All materials & refreshments provided Tel: Diana: 07976 599993 or Arabella: 01787 372958 Email: diana@ UXUDOFRÎ?HHFDUDYDQRUJXNRU Arabella@gainsborough.org Or call in at the shop at Gainsboroughs House Thurs 26th Live Cinema: One Man, Two Guvnors Quay Theatre, Sudbury CO10 2AN 7.00pm Tickets ÂŁ16 Tel: 01787 374745 www.quaysudbury.com Thurs 26th Kettle & Fish Peaceful CafĂŠ St Peter’s, Sudbury CO10 2EH 9.45am to 2.00pm stpetersudbury.co.uk Fri 27th The Lost Interiors – a Friday afternoon talk Melford Hall, Long Melford, Sudbury CO10 9AA 3pm - ÂŁ4.50 + standard admission Booking Advisable Tel: 08442 491895 https://www.nationaltrust.org. uk/melford-hall/whats-on Fri 27th Sudbury Farmers Market St Peter’s Church, CO10 2EH 9.30am – 2pm. FREE entry. Tel: 07704 627973 Email: justine@ VXÎ?RONPDUNHWHYHQWVFRXN ZZZVXÎ?RONPDUNHWHYHQWV co.uk Fri 27th Music: Voodoo Room Quay Theatre, Sudbury CO10 2AN 7.30pm Tickets ÂŁ18 Tel: 01787 374745 www.quaysudbury.com Sat 28th Art revealed by torchlight Melford Hall, Long Melford, Sudbury CO10 9AA 3.45pm - ÂŁ4.50 + standard admission Booking Advisable Tel: 08442 491895 https://www.nationaltrust.org. uk/melford-hall/whats-on

Sat 28th Craft and Gift Fair by Imagine St Peter’s Church Sudbury. CO10 2EH 9am – 4pm. Free Entry Sat 28th Auction: Mander Antiques & Interiors The Auction Centre, Assington Road, Newton Green, Sudbury, CO10 0QX Auction starts at 10.00am. Viewing Friday 9am-8pm & Saturday from 9am. Tel: 01787 211847 E: info@manderauctions.co.uk Sat 28th 7DON+DGOHLJK6XÎ?RONDQG the Reformation. St. Mary’s Church,Hadleigh. IP7 5DT 9.30am – 12.30pm. Tickets ÂŁ10 Available on the door or by post to Mrs Gibson,The Granary, Hadleigh. IP7 5TJ www.stmaryshadleigh.co.uk Sat 28th/Sun 29th Guided Walks around Lavenham Meet foyer The Swan Hotel, Lavenham, CO10 9QA Sat 2pm.Sun 11am. Tickets ÂŁ4. No pre-booking required. Tel: 01206 547959 E dinahjames10@yahoo.com Sun 29th River trips to Great Cornard Lock The Granary Tea Room, Quay Lane, CO10 2AN Regularly departing from 10.30am- last trip 4.30pm ÂŁ5 adults, ÂŁ3 child. Dogs ÂŁ1 08448 005015(no pre-booking before the day) www.riverstourtrust.org/rivertrips/sudbury-river-trips Sun 29th Bad Manners Concert: OEP Live! St Peter’s, Sudbury CO10 2EH 7.30pm to 10.00pm www.stpetersudbury.co.uk Mon 30th. Sudbury Careers’ Day The Delphi Centre, Sudbury CO10 2RR 2pm-5pm. Free Entry Sponsored by Mel Aviation Group. Employers of jobs and apprenticeships with stands. Email: michaelheyland1@ gmail.com for further details. Mon 30th Sep through to Friday 1st Nov South Stour Churches Festival 40+ events over 33 Days! See website for all details: www. southstourchurchesfestival. org

Sudbury Ramblers Wednesday 4th September, Thaxted Hills & Dales, 6.5 miles, meet at Margaret St CP, Thaxted, CM62QN, 10:15am start. Philip 07854179779 Wednesday 18th September, Iken & Tunstall Forest, 7.5 miles, meet at Snape Maltings CP, IP171SP, 10:30am start. Margaret 01787247814 Sunday 22nd September, Denham Castle & Hall, 7 miles, meet at Dalham village hall CB88TF, 10am start. Bridget 01787280547 Details of all our walks can be found by searching www.sudburyramblers.org.uk

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