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OCTOBER ISSUE Hello and welcome to our October issue.
So, it’s not even Halloween yet and already the Christmas decorations have started appearing in all the shops! What is going on? I’m not quite ready to admit Christmas is creeping up on us just yet. Hope you have all been enjoying our Indian Summer, warm and sunny days, but a little bit chilly in the mornings and evenings, my only complaint is that it can make it difficult to know what to wear each day. If like me you love Halloween go to pages 80 and 81 for a few fun buys, not just for dressing up but for the house too! And if you want to cook a nice autumn meal, turn to pages 38 and 40 for some recipe ideas that are sure to make you feel warm inside. We’ll see you in November, when I may be finally ready to come to terms with the fact it’ll nearly be Christmas. Until next month…
Last months lucky crossword winner of A hamper worth £45 from Bury Wholefoods was Elizabeth Hewett. Well done! This month there is a chance to win a FREE CAR MOT with Warnes Motors of Bury - go to page 44 for the crossword. Last Months answers: ACROSS 1. Linesman 5. Etna 8. Lived 9. Habitat 10. Neither 12. Viewing 14. Stinger 16. Transom 18. Orbiter 19. Nacho 20. Isle 21. Asteriod DOWN 1. Lily 2. Novice 3. Sidelines 4. Aching 6. Tetchy 7. Anterior 11. Incidence 12. Virtuosi 13. Gambol 14. Smarts 15. Gaucho 17. Mood
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HEDGES Finally we see that the hedges around the Church and Lawson place have been trimmed back, it’s been a very hard summer for the grass cutting and hedge trimming teams, the weather did not help, sun and rain spurred on growth and the council have been playing catch up, hopefully now they can get on top of things. It was good to see the path clearing machine around clearing up dead leaves and other debris, well done team. In the same vein I would like to point out the matter of tipping, it’s not just builders who fly tip, it’s homeowners who dump stuff over their fences. While walking my dog I go through the woods I see lots of waste from gardens dumped over the fences into the wood, yes you might have a very nice garden but think of the damage you are doing to the wood, we all have brown green and black bins please use them, not the wood. 10 | OCTOBER 2019
The club is in good shape but we are desperate for helpers, if some mums or dads can spare just one night a month it would be wonderful, they are your children, their club, please help keep it going. We have a healthy bank account and can upgrade our equipment, we fought hard to get the club going, letâ€™s keep it going for the sake of your children.
I have been requested to put something in about late night parties, like most of us, we like to sit in the garden and enjoy a BBQ and a few beers, however, when the parties go on late into the night and in some cases reported really early mornings it can be a bit much, think of your neighbours who have to work next day or are coming off night shifts, by all means enjoy what nice weather we might get but please also have consideration for others.
We have a drug problem on our estate, I have had calls from concerned residents regards finding drug equipment in our woods, on play areas and in the car parks, please be very careful especially with young children when walking in the woods. I have been trying to contact our police liaison officer, however I have been informed that he leaves the job Saturday 7th September and we get a new one I will let you know who when I know. Please if you see or know anything about drug dealing contact the police on 101.
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Residents around the Daisy Avenue area and users of the footpath will have seen the brilliant works which have been done to Rainbow (Acorn) Park at the Daisy/Bluebell/Drovers intersection. Now, the works are still not complete at time of writing and even when they are, we need to allow the ground to recover and specifically the rubber safety matting to knit into the ground. We have fencing up for a good reason - it’s not finished yet and we’re retaining safety. Whilst we’re all impatient (I lobbied to bring the works forward to now from 2021!) can I please ask everyone to respect the boundary so the equipment is not damaged and, more importantly, nobody is hurt. Thanks.
Mayoral update I have been representing the town in a number of events across the summer. Most recently, I attended the Battle of Britain parade to pay our honours to our veterans. I got the chance to speak with Norman, who was shot down in the D Day operations in a Lancaster, which was a truly humbling experience which put into perspective a lot of the pettiness we see in our everyday lives. I also represented the Town last month at the Community Awards, where we recognised those community workers and volunteers who give their time and labour so selflessly. Congratulations to all the winners.
MORETON HALL EVENTS I can’t go without mentioning the amazing events which we have had in the area over the summer, especially last month’s Sale Trail (thanks to the Coffee House and the organisers) and the hugely successful Soap Box Race, which raised over £19,000 (and counting) for the My Wish Charity. Great work from Sue and Paul in particular. It looks like these will be annual stalwarts of our community, which can only be a good thing.
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We are always on the look out for new committee members. We meet every two months. If you are interested or know somebody who is then contact the secretary Robert Houlton-Hart for more information. MHRA is part of the Bury St Edmunds Assembly of Associations which is a forum for all the towns community associations to meet with West Suffolk Council. Items coming up for discussion at the next meeting include: • Advice Bureau services available to support your communities • The Bury St Edmunds master plan. • Parking and update on Civil Parking Enforcement MHRA have been in contact with the Cabinet Member for Highways at Suffolk County Council again about street lighting. There is an interesting article published by the college of policing on this subject. http://library.college.police.uk/docs/ what-works/What-works-briefingimproved-street-lighting-2013.pdf which we have taken the liberty of sending to all the County Councillors that represent Bury St Edmunds Town and the immediate surrounding area.
On the 9th October at 7.30 pm in the Community Centre we are hosting a talk: Sybil Andrews Academy The Future given by Nick Froy and Trenica King Executive Head and Principal respectively of our own Sybil Andrews Academy Moreton Hall This takes place immediately after our Annual General Meeting at 6.45 pm with tea coffee and biscuits at 7.15 pm. Open to all Moreton Hall residents. The Police can be contacted on line at https://www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/ report-something. PC Paul Fox has retired as the Police Community engagement Officer and there is a new Community engagement Officer to be appointed and a new police Inspector for Bury. If you need to report something to West Suffolk Council like overgrown hedges, uncut grass, abandoned rubbish, full litter bins then they can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our next committee meeting is on Thursday 7th November at 7.30 pm at the Community Centre Robert Houlton-Hart Robert Houlton-Hart, Secretary Moreton Hall Residents Association E Mail email@example.com https://moretonhallresidents.wordpress.com/
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ABBOTS GREEN Academy A curious start to the year! As we settle back into our routines at Abbots Green, our Reception children have entered a curious classroom to be explored! This year, Abbots Green are approaching learning in a hands on ‘real life’ way. This means that our children will be going back to the basics of resources, using anything natural to stimulate their senses as they develop an awe and wonder of the world around them. Already within a few days, the children have used natural items to create face representations of themselves as well as using them for early Maths and English development. As if this is not enough, our Early Years children have been fascinated by the building work that they observe every day, role playing as builders themselves and taking photographs of work each day. As a school we are embracing learning that is quite simply at our fingertips! As the school grows, and plans for an expansive nursery for 2-5 year olds throughout the year, we look forward to developing our ‘Curious’ approach to leaning across the curriculum. Watch this space for further exciting developments each month at Abbots Green. As one child said ‘school has never been so busy and exciting!’ Please feel free to come and visit the school for a tour if you have a child that is due to start school. Personalised tours, given personally by the Headteacher, can be arranged at any time by contacting the school office on 01284 718818.
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Close Encounters of the Turd Kind
ild birds are easy to see. Look out your window, or go outside, and the chances are that you’ll see a bird in a few minutes. Wild mammals, on the other hand, are much harder to spot. That’s why its easier to find evidence of mammals passing by than it is to actually see them. And one of the best bits of evidence left by mammals are their turds. Some of us are lucky enough to see a hedgehog in our garden or on our streets. Its much more likely that the hedgehogs come at night, when we’re asleep, but they may leave you some evidence of their visit? Have you found a black cylinder on your patio, about 2 3cm long? Poke it with a stick and there may well be hundreds of black shiny bits in it, which are of course the wing cases of beetles its eaten but not digested.
Foxes use their turds to advertise themselves to other foxes, so they leave there droppings in conspicuous places, on top of a tall tussock of grass perhaps, or on a fallen log. Fox poo tapers to a sharp point and is usually bent round by 180o as it tapers. Often you will be able to see fur or feathers in the turd, shiny with beetles wing cases like a hedgehogs, or in autumn stuffed with partially digested berries. Rabbits leave little round pellets, often pale coloured, and muntjac leave black, slightly larger pellets not quite so round. You can be a mammal detective without ever seeing them at all. Woodland Ways next work party is at Natterers Wood on Sunday 13th October at 10am.
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The day started nice and early at 6am when Mount Road was officially closed to traffic. It was then all hands on deck as we unloaded 100 crowd barriers, 100 road separators and 200 straw bales to line the course!
Once the team had performed their presentation the soapbox and its driver were pushed off the ramp. They headed to the first jump which was a window frame courtesy of Frames Conservatories Direct and which contained water balloons that burst when hit! They then sped down to the chicane of straw bales and another jump before hitting the laser beam to mark their time to the finish line.
This year we had so many amazing volunteers and they were all just fantastic. Before we knew it, the course was complete with staging, ramps, jumps and a chicane, Soapbox City was ready to receive the teams and the food stations were up and running. 21 teams soon turned up and we could finally see the soapboxes we’d been hearing about over the past few months and they were just brilliant. We had a police riot van, Del Boy’s yellow Robin Reliant, a Formula One racing car, a space warmer and a ball pit to name a few. The work that the teams put in was just incredible and they were all excited to race them. At 10.30am we walked the teams up the course ready for the action to start. It was wonderful to see so many people turn up to cheer them on. Children waved chequered flags and the music blared out as we reached the top. Each team then took to the stage where our judges, Richard Hope from Treatt, Steve Dunn and Jan Bloomfield, marked them on their soapbox. Teams then danced to the likes of the Anchor Man
When all teams had completed their run we had a quick break and then back up the course for round two. This time it was all about the speed and the drivers were certainly much braver! Most improved on their time or, if it was slower, it was usually due to an over enthusiastic driver losing a wheel or landing in a straw bale! Feedback was amazing for the day and it was just wonderful to see so many happy faces enjoying the sunshine and the entertainment. Huge thanks to all our volunteers, we couldn’t have done it without each and every one of them. We will be back for 2020 so if you want to take part, drop us an email, firstname.lastname@example.org and we will let you know as soon as we have a date in the diary. Sue Smith, Head of Fundraising @mywishcharity
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LSS was delighted to receive an invite to the annual Thurlow Fayre on the 1st September. Whilst the sun shone, the LSS stall was well visited with the Tombola and sales of raffle tickets for LSS’s donated painting raising a maginficent £85. The 2019 Thurlow Fayre raised between £5,000 to £6,000 and from this, funds will be donated to various village organisations and local charities which the Fayre supports. Many thanks to David and Pat Pearse along with Graham and Mollie Newstead for doing sterling work at the LSS stall. Not forgetting Loki the Jack Russell too! Watch this space for news of where LSS will be next..... LSS works tirelessly to raise awareness of lymphoedema and lipoedema and to also fundraise to purchase clinical equipment for the West Suffolk Lymphoedema Service for the benefit of patients and staff alike. But, despite all LSS’s best efforts, it has been reported to LSS that disappointingly some GP surgeries and health professionals still remain unaware of these two chronic lifelong conditions and even that there is a West Suffolk Lymphoedema Service. LSS is asking for your help to raise awareness of lymphoedema and Lipodema, that there is a Lymphoedema Service available for patients in West Suffolk, and also about LSS too. Passing on this article would be a really good way to assist anyone would like to learn more, so a huge Thank You if you have taken the time to do this
LSS Meeting Diary Dates: October 7th and December 2nd
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At our September meeting we had a very interesting talk by Libby Ranzetta about ‘Bats’, the many species and how they live, breed and feed. Libby had been fascinated by bats as a child and forLAB 5 FULL PAGE FLIGHT years ran the Bury Bat Hospital, but due to an allergy to the mealworms being fed to the bats was unable to do this anymore. Libby’s colleague Tracey had brought along a tiny Pipistrelle bat for us to see called ‘Robyn’ which had been found injured in a kitchen in Woolpit. Robyn has been nursed back to health but as she was no longer able to fly could not be released back into the wild and remains in the bat hospital. Surprisingly the skeleton of a bat is very similar to our own human skeleton. They are the only flying mammal and give birth to one live baby per year. We all then congratulated our member Janet Hardiker on her fantastic achievement of cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats. In October we will all be getting in step when Jo Brown will be teaching us the moves in Zumba Gold.
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In August members were given the opportunity of a tour of the Guildhall in Bury. Our guide gave an informative, factual tour through the rooms and round the gardens. The Guildhall now has a new look after being restored, so well worth a visit. The monthly meeting in August welcomed Joan who gave a humorous talk about cats. Being a passionate lover of them Joan spoke not only about her own cats she has had through the years but more importantly about Bury’s Stray Cat Fund whereby she is very much involved in the charitable cause and all the good works that they do. Fostering a cat is just one area and Joan herself is doing just that. In September CPSG held their annual AGM. A time for reflection of the year gone by and planning for the year ahead. Looking at ways to improve and build upon what we have to encourage new growth. Living in pain can be debilitating and can make you feel fatigued, trying to deal with all the aspects and side effects of the pain itself. Pain can interfere with your daily life and keep you from doing the things you want to do. This can become a vicious circle leading to low self-esteem and isolation. Accepting that the pain may not go away completely is very hard however finding the tools and skills that are effective for the type of pain you are suffering from, with some adapting, can bring back perspective and help you to resume your life in some of the ways of how it used to be. Also it can change the relationship of the pain itself. 28 | OCTOBER 2019
Positively Crafty Time is marching on and we are now into early autumn and planning ahead for the events that will occur. As you can see a Christmas card was achieved in the September session. Using white hammer card, a die cut depicting a traditional scene with the sentiment ‘Twas the night before Christmas’, all set on a gold background. In the October session this theme will continue although a different type of card will be achieved. Sessions take place from 1pm-4pm on the first Thursday of each month. Refreshments included. CPSG’s next meeting is on Thursday 17th October from 2pm-4pm. A speaker presentation will take place during the first hour followed by refreshments. Both meetings are held in the small hall of Southgate Community Centre. Come and share your journey and reach out to others in your position. Have a smile and a laugh together and be accepted as you are. CPSG offer a warm welcome, friendship with likeminded people and a change of focus. For more details call us on 07724 187774 E. email@example.com www.chronicpainsupportgroup.co.uk
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What is Seasonal Affectiv Seasonal affective disorder (or SAD) affects many of us, as our energy levels undergo a gradual change from summer to autumn. Dark, chilly mornings make it harder to get out of bed, and it’s common to feel more lethargic and crave comforting foods as we adjust to the change in seasons.
What is SAD? Seasonal Affective Disorder is caused by seasonal light changes, and the effect that this has on the part of the brain that regulates a whole range of bodily functions. The nerve centres in the brain, which control our daily rhythms and moods, are stimulated by the amount of light entering the eyes. During the night, a gland in the brain called the pineal gland produces melatonin, which makes us drowsy and suppresses the production of the feel-good hormone serotonin. At daybreak, natural light stops this process - but on dull days there’s not enough light to do so. As a result our body’s natural clock, known as our circadian rhythm, becomes disrupted. Many people affected by SAD start to notice symptoms around the time that the clocks go back and the days get shorter. People who live in Scotland or the North of England, where there is even less sunlight during the winter, are more likely to be affected, and symptoms tend to be worse when we’ve had a particularly bad winter following on from a dull, wet summer.
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What are the symptoms of SAD? Typical symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder include: • sleep problems (too much or interrupted sleep) • lethargy • overeating • depression • social withdrawal • anxiety • difficulty with concentration and memory • loss of libido and mood changes. Unlike depression, SAD is only an issue during the winter months, with most people experiencing a rapid reduction in symptoms when spring arrives and the clocks go forward. SAD can be hard to define and diagnose. For that reason, symptoms are viewed on a sliding scale: Level 1: This makes us overeat, oversleep and feel a bit grumpy. Most people recognise this behaviour in themselves, their friends or their family as we move into winter. Level 2: This affects people more seriously, and is known as Sub-syndromal SAD. Symptoms include mild depression, sleep disturbance, over-eating and anxiety.
Level 3: This is associated with moderate to severe depression, panic attacks, constant anxiety, aches and pains, withdrawal from social life, loss of libido and an overwhelming need to hibernate. Men and women of all ages can be affected by SAD, and there have been more reported cases over the last few years due to a run of harsh winters and damp summers. As the causes are environmental, it’s possible to be affected by SAD even if you have never experienced it in the past. In fact, it’s not unusual for older people to notice symptoms for the first time if they have to spend more time than usual indoors due to health or mobility problems.
How to treat SAD If you’re experiencing symptoms of SAD, it’s important to visit your doctor who will carry out an assessment to check whether or not you are depressed. You’ll be asked questions about your mood, your lifestyle and your eating and sleeping patterns. If you’ve had symptoms for two or more years in a row, and usually feel better when
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ve Disorder (SAD) ? spring arrives, your doctor may diagnose SAD. Fortunately, SAD can usually be successfully treated, and mild to moderate cases are often managed without medication.
Light box therapy One choice of treatment is light therapy, which involves sitting in front of a special ‘light box’ which produces very bright light. You can sit in front of the light for around an hour per day, during which time you can carry on with their normal activities, such as reading, working or watching TV.
Exercise and natural light In mild cases, regular outdoor exercise - such as a daily walk - can be all that’s needed to combat SAD. Natural daylight, even on a typical British winter day, is better than a lightbox - and exercise is known to make us feel better. Morning is the best time to get out into the light, especially in winter, as this will improve mood and metabolism throughout the day. Indoor lighting, under which we try to lead normal lives in winter, is just no substitute.
The boxes are not available on the NHS, but many companies offer a home trial so that you can check that it works for you before you buy. Sitting in front of a 10,000 lux bright white lightbox, at a distance of about 14 inches, for 30-60 minutes in the morning should help. Buyers should make sure that the box is from an approved company and is medically certified for use in SAD.
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The 19th hole
Welcome back to the 19th Hole, this month see’s the leaves falling from the trees and that chill returns to the air… but it is only 192 days until THE MASTERS tournament and the start of the 2020 season in the UK.
September saw an amazing SOLHIEM CUP It was golf at the highest level coming down to the very last putt on the 18th green, what an amazing event not only for lady’s golf but for the game is a whole. Europe won The Solheim Cup for the first time since 2013 after an incredible finish to the final day singles, which ended with Suzann Pettersen holing the decisive putt on the 18th green to send the thousands of fans into raptures. If you didn’t get chance to watch it, find the highlights online and experience an incredible golfing event! Its at this time of year that we should all be reflecting on our seasons. What we did well, what could have gone better and what we want to work on for next season. However, if winter practice is not your thing and you are still looking to start next season better than the last then the PGA LIFE 365 might just have the option for you.
PGA LIFE 365 - PRE SEASON PLAYING & COACHING TRIP Myself and fellow PGA Professional Simon Byford are running are now annual pre season playing and coaching trip. Our 2020 trip see’s us heading over to SPAIN for some pre season sun and enjoy playing some great courses and you all will receive any coaching you desire throughout the trip. Full details are in image or if you would like to watch our video showing all the features of the trip and how to get yourself booked then please visit the link below.
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Coaches Corner – EVERYONE LOVES A TAKEAWAY This month we look at TAKEAWAY’S, this has nothing to do with your favorite weekend orders but more the early movement in your golf swing. So many of us (me included) get this first movement either a little quick, inside or picked up and this can (not for everyone) cause issues into the backswing or downswing. If this sounds like something you do, then why not try this very quick and easy drill to help your takeaway. Set Up: Place two balls up at address and then place your club in between so that the back of the club is resting against the back ball. The Push: The idea is to push the back ball away straight leading to a wide takeaway position. Any other movements wont allow the ball to be pushed back straight or stay close to you. Swing: Make your normal swing and finish in a balanced position watching another good shot. On Course: When you’re on the course you can still use this drill by imagining the ball being there both in practice swings and real shots. This simple drill has helped me and others over many years, I often use it in warm ups to make sure the swing isn’t being rushed into position early in my swing. Why not give it ago the next time you are having a practice. The guys at PGA LIFE 365 have a video on this topic if you would like a more in depth look at these aspects and more ways to putt better. Please visit them on YouTube at PGA LIFE 365 and don’t forget to help them out with a LIKE and hit SUBCRIBE to get all of their content FREE OF CHARGE every time they release a video. I hope this edition of the 19th Hole has helped, if you would like any advice or help with your golf game please get in contact. Here’s to a great month of golf, and I will see you in October. If you quote MHD or SGD when booking your first lesson with me then you will receive £5 off, below are my contact details please don’t hesitate to contact me.
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THE SKY’S THE LIMIT, THE FLOOR’S THE TARGET! Infusions Group to take to the sky for My WiSH Butterfly Appeal. On Saturday 28th September, 5 brave volunteers from Bury St Edmunds based business Infusions Group, which owns the ICE Café, plus 2 friends are taking the plunge from 13,000 feet (2 miles high!) at Beccles Drop Zone in a sponsored skydive to raise funds for the My WiSH Charity. The company thrill seekers are Customer Support Manager Paul Bluett, Warehouse Supervisor Dylan Mitchell, Sales Team Member Piers Symons, Driver Andy Moss and ICE Café Chef Tom Jonaitis and the boys are being joined by friends Rob Newman and Wayne Hailstone who volunteered once they heard about the plan. The group chose to take on the challenge after hearing My WiSH Head of Fundraising, Sue Smith, speak passionately about the charity’s Butterfly Appeal at a recent staff quiz night for the charity, which the Infusions Group have chosen to support as its charity of the year 2019. The Butterfly Appeal, which is due to be officially launched in the next month or so, is aimed at supporting the hospital’s huge proportion of palliative and end of life patients and My WiSH Charity works closely with staff to find out what is needed and where it can help to ensure relatives, friends and loved ones are cared for too as this in turn, gives the patient comfort. Packs are created when someone is called unexpectedly into hospital which consists of tissues, water, wipes, toothbrush and toothpaste among other things. Just little things to make patients more comfortable during their stay. They also provide day beds and are seeking to purchase more as they allow relatives to stay with 42 | OCTOBER 2019
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It’s Nearly All Over! Hi and welcome to our last article for the active period of the Museums year. Yes, the summer season has finally reached its end – six months have flown past. It seems that every month I have focused on thanking many people. From the volunteers - committee and members, our supporters, sponsors and donating friends – the list seems endless. The Museum has had a varied past for support but over the recent two years it has blossomed. The most significant reasons are firstly, the new road layout – access and visibility has been greatly improved. Secondly, the support from the local media, significantly the Moreton Hall Directory and the Bury Free Press, has been excellent. Thirdly – support from YOU. Your visits on a Sunday, on special visits or on event days have been BRILLIANT. We know our attendance figures have exceeded our expectations, which has also reflected on our income from catering sales and donations. Thank you again for your great and continuing support. Our final ‘official’ Sunday opening is the 6th October but if the weather holds good we are planning some maintenance work on Sundays during the month and, if we are here, the kettle will be on for a cuppa. If you can volunteer to help we would gratefully accept all ‘hands’. It is a great pleasure to bring the report from the ‘Fly-In – Visit the Museum by Air’, on September 14th and 15th. The North Weald Marshaller’s (NWM) event brought a marvelous selection of aircraft to the airfield – and visitors to the Museum. Blessed with fantastic weather both days saw amazing aircraft, aviators, ‘spotters’, friends and visitors. With 87 aircraft on the Saturday and 63 on the Sunday, giving a 150 total! This ‘gathering’ exceeded the previous total number of 137 over a weekend (so we are informed). The variety of aircraft and the distances they had travelled was also amazing. From the North West, to the South East, to the South West - Tiger Moth, DH Dragonfly, Bulldog, Cessna, Piper, Vans, 50 | OCTOBER 2019
Fairchild, …. and more …. what a collection!!! Thank you – especially to the Rougham Estate, Skyward Flight School, the NWM’s, the volunteers, Quirky Cakes, the RCTAM Chairman and committee, the pilots and ALL who joined us. (It was also reported - the number of aircraft on the Saturday was the largest gathering, that day, in the UK!) Future Events In December our Departures Service will remember all those who paid the ultimate sacrifice during the 1939 – 1945 conflict. Please join us on Sunday December 8th, 10.45 hrs. for 11.00. All are very welcome. The ceremony will feature a wreath laying by the Museum volunteers and external groups who support us, a talk on the airfields past and a light buffet. So as I close this month’s edition, we look to dark, cold evenings, shorter days, reading, writing and modeling sessions BUT a new, great 2020 season beginning in April! See you next month, take care. Our details: www.rctam94th.co.uk E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: 07931 971771
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Sybil Andrews students celebrate first ever GCSE results Students and staff at Sybil Andrews Academy are celebrating their first ever set of GCSE results that place them amongst the highest performing group of similar schools in the country. The Bury St Edmunds school has reported that more than 10% of students achieved a grade 9 while 54% of our learners achieved a “Standard Pass” in both English and Maths - equivalent to an A*-C grade. These results place the school within the top 20% of similar schools across the country and the Strong Pass measure in English and Maths places Sybil Andrews in the top 5% of similar schools nationally. Headteacher Trenica King said: “These results are a real testament to the determination, resilience and aspirations of our students and staff and to the support of our parent body. “Starting at a new school is always a challenge and so it is so pleasing that Sybil Andrews has achieved so much for the great students in this year group. I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone involved in this wonderful set of results.” Notable achievements include Hannah Walker who achieved five Grade 9s and four Grade 8s, Caitlin McKay who achieved 4 Grade 9s; Lily Genner and Megan Crow who each achieved 3 Grade 9s and Tyler Logan and Josh Kelly who also achieved 2 Grade 9s.
Ms King added: “All of the staff hope that our Year 11 students will come back and visit the fantastic new block that opens for the start of the new term and join us at our awards evening in November to celebrate their successes. “We know that this has been a fantastic start to our journey to be the outstanding school we all want. We will, as always, look to build upon this success and strive to provide the first-class education that our students deserve.” Student reaction Hannah Walker was given an early birthday present after achieving five Grade 9s and four Grade 8s in her GCSEs. Hannah turns 16 next week and is one of the youngest students to pick up her results from Sybil Andrews Academy.
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MOVES TO MORETON HALL The Bury Knights Junior Chess Club was formed 27 years ago, in September 1992. One of its original founders, Bob Jones, is still its main organiser (pictured right). For the past 20 years, the Club has met every Friday during term-time at Horringer Court Middle School, on the west side of Bury St Edmunds. But on 1 November, the Club will be moving to Moreton Hall Community Centre! The Club caters for children aged between 5 and 13. Current membership is around 30, including both boys and girls. New members are always welcome. Just come along to the Main Hall at the Community Centre on any Friday at 6 pm. The Club will teach children who have not played chess before. It costs ÂŁ3.00 per session, but there is a discount if paying for the rest of the school term. There is also a large discount for two or more children from the same family.
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Let me tell you about the two different classes I run... Tiddlers for aged sitting – 2 Each class is based around a different nursery rhyme each week. Nursery rhymes are a brilliant way in to learning our language. They teach rhythm and rhyme which often mimic the natural way we talk. They also help children to develop a sense of community as everyone around them is enjoying the same song. We then focus on their gross and fine motor skills and how to help parents to develop these in their children, whilst understanding that all children develop at their own pace. The children then get to spend some time in a child led environment – playing and learning. The activities are based around the nursery rhyme and help them to develop many different skills.
Pre-school class for ages 2-5 A wonderful preschool class which aims to support and empower parents and caregivers in teaching their children the skills they need for reading and writing, all through PLAY! We begin by learning a bit of phonics – but really at the beginning this is all about listening skills! Nothing too high risk, just a bit of fun. Really I see this part of the class as me giving the adults the skills and confidence to begin this at home. The children get a chance to do some fun mark making in a different material each week – so far we have used soil and sand and plan to use glitter soon (sorry!). Then – my favourite bit – we read a story linked to our theme. Like with Tiddlers, the activities all help to immerse the children in the story and the theme. They get to choose what is interesting to them! As well as phonics, we focus on listening skills, oral blending, fine motor control skills, expressive arts and more.
We would love to see you at a class soon! In the meantime, here are some play ideas for you to begin using at home for October. Autumn really feels like it is here so let’s help children to learn about the change of seasons.
• Go on a woodland walk and collect anything that interests the children – leaves, sticks, stones etc. Then make a woodland crown out of all their treasures. • You could also use the things they found to paint with. Dipping a pine cone in paint and printing with it creates some interesting textures. • Find a pile of leaves and listen to their crunch! • Bake some gingerbread men. Give the little ones a separate bowl of taste safe ingredients to have a play. Let them feel the textures and use their senses to enjoy baking. Including tasting them!! • Sit spot – why not find a dry, quiet place and sit quietly. It’s amazing what things you can hear when you really listen. • Toast marshmallows • Use watery paint, straws and black paper to create some fireworks pictures.
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ST EDMUNDSBURY GARDENERS’ SOCIETY Bringing people ‘who love gardening’ together In August the Society enjoyed their summer garden party. This took place on a very hot Bank holiday Sunday in a beautiful and typically English garden. Members, arrived, sun hats at the ready, though the garden afforded plenty of shade. It was an opportunity to catch up with fellow gardeners in a relaxing and tranquil setting. It was, as they say, a most pleasant affair. September saw us meeting at the Quaker Meeting House with a speaker from BTO presenting on garden birds followed by the opportunity to catch up over tea and biscuits.
In October, on the 22nd, our speaker is Karen Kenny and she will be talking to us on the subject of “The Magic and Mystery of Herbs”. Karen is a very knowledgeable and humorous speaker and the evening will without doubt be enjoyable. Venue: Quaker Meeting House, St Johns Street, Bury St Edmunds. Time: 7.30pm For further details and information on the Society please contact Peter on 07775 581583 or email email@example.com
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What to do in your garden in October.. In October we see the end of British Summer time on the 27th of October, when the clocks go back and the shorter days really do begin. There is a definite chill in the air and the jumpers need to come out when working in the garden. Usually it is very pleasant conditions for working in the garden.
Tom’s jobs for the month.. General Maintenance O With weeks of leaf fall to come use your mower to hoover up leaves from your lawn. The leaves make a great addition to your compost heap. If you haven’t got one start one. It can be made from a few old pallets or buy one. O Take advantage of any dry days to paint fences, sheds etc with a preservative O Cover ponds with netting to keep out falling leaves. O Hang a mirror in your garden – This can add a point of interest but carefully consider where you place it. O Clean down garden furniture and store it for
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Flower Garden O Bulbs - now is the time to think about how to brighten up the garden when it wakes after hibernation. Bulbs are incredible value, for they have instant impact, but it is always better to buy few varieties and larger numbers of each. The earlier you plant bulbs the better, for the soil is still warm, and getting the roots established before the weather closes in will help them fight wet and rot. O Cut back all of the tall shrubs such as lavatera and buddleia.
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O Now is the time to take hardwood cuttings from buddleia, flowering currants and forsythia O Good time to plant bare root trees O Dahlias should be lifted at the end of the month. Cut down the stems to a few inches. Dig up the tubers and remove any loose soil and store upside down for a couple of weeks to dry. Remove more soil and store in dark cool frost free trays with a little dry compost if you wish. O Prune climbing roses O Clear any fallen rose leaves to prevent black spot from over wintering.
Vegetable & Fruit Garden O Harvest any pumpkins and squashes before the first frost O Plant garlic O Lift any remaining potatoes before slug damage occurs O In the vegetable plot you can now plant spring cabbage and overwintering onion sets. O Plant new fruit trees and bushes. Choose ‘bare root’ plants, they usually cost less than pot grown ones. O Good time to divide your rhubarb crowns O Continue to harvest your apples and pears
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Booming Moreton Hall Writes Chris Ridgeon
Eighteen months ago, I wrote that Moreton Hall was set to capitalise on the plentiful opportunities for investment and growth for businesses around the area and so it has proved. We’ve finished celebrating our 90-years as independent chartered accountants and business advisers. Among the oldest independent firms in this region as we head for the magic century, experience tells us that the principle features of Bury St Edmunds’ economy are the sheer diversity of businesses. The district’s commercial wealth is underpinned by agriculture, food production, tourism and increasingly the service sector. We live in the largest urban area in West Suffolk with a population approaching 44,000 and are part of the prosperous Cambridge sub-region which benefits greatly from its location on the A14 corridor linking Felixstowe with the Midlands. There are already a dozen business parks and industrial estates. Among the most significant is the 57-acre Suffolk Business Park along the new Eastern Relief Road from Skyliner Way, where our head office is located, to junction 45 of the A14. Almost exactly half-way between Ipswich and Cambridge. This park is expected to bring an estimated 14,000 jobs and £275m of inward investment over the next 20-plus years. The relief road itself leads a new 500home development, and provides better access to the Sybil Andrews Academy. Most importantly, for those who live here, it has eased the local Moreton Hall traffic congestion. Nine of the top 100 companies in Norfolk and Suffolk are based in Bury St Edmunds, with turnovers ranging from £50m. to £1.2b. Significant development is taking place across the district and it’s a great place for businesses to thrive with the potential for future growth and development. Among them are many with whom we have been associated over the years. We relocated nearly five years ago from the town centre and settled on Moreton Hall because just as our business has been linked to our clients over the decades, our future naturally depends on our existing client-base and potential new ones. We, like them, see great potential in this area.
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Garden Volunteers wanted at Ickworth We are looking for people who are passionate about gardens and who would love to help preserve one of East Anglia’s most iconic places. Ickworth hosts a range of horticultural aspects, from the formality of the Italianate Garden, to the productivity of the Walled Garden. The roles we are recruiting for are general garden volunteers, Walled Garden volunteers, and a garden machinery maintenance volunteer. For further details, visit: myvolunteering.nationaltrust. org.uk/opportunity-search and search Ickworth or email Ickworth.Volunteers@nationaltrust.org.uk 72 | OCTOBER 2019
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Christ Church MORETON HALL By now the summer holidays seem far behind us, the children are back at school, and we are into the regular routine of daily work. Perhaps we had one of those outings recently, or can remember one, when we had the family in the car going to a wonderful place for a day out and we didn’t know which way to go. We came to a crossroads; sat-nav and maps are of no use. One group wants to go one way, one group wants to go another and we just don’t know what to do. This is not an attempt to describe or explain Brexit and the present hiatus that our nation finds itself in. Rather, I want to talk about our spiritual lives. Ever since we left school, or even as we are going through school, there are certain decisions before us which we have to take and by taking them we decide our life for the next few weeks, months or years. Before we realise it all the important decisions are behind us and we have never really asked ourselves the question, ‘Where am I really going’ and ‘Where do I want to go?’ All these things seem to be done for us. Jesus was very concerned about these things and that is why He said in Matthew ch.7 vv13-14, ‘Look for the narrow way and the small doorway’. Look it up if you want to see what He said. Jesus says we can be so busy, so rushing along with everybody else, that we miss the right way and, having missed it, we can’t go back to find it. There is a salutary story about a young man driving a fast sports car along an Italian road. There were plenty of warning signs which he chose to ignore because the road looked so good. Then going round the last bend he realised a landslide had completely blocked the road and in swerving to avoid it, because he was 82 | OCTOBER 2019
going so fast, he drove over the precipice and died. Are you facing a crossroads? Are you finding the pressure too much? Do you think you have gone the wrong way? Christians believe that there is a good, pleasing and perfect plan for each of our lives. We believe that because God is in our lives, He will guide us to the right place if we choose His roadway. Even when things are tough and difficult we know He is guiding us through. That is an opportunity and a peace of mind which God wants everyone to have. At Christ Church, Moreton Hall, many people have found that way and they have found the peace and joy that goes with it. That is why this autumn we hope to run another Alpha course please see our website for details We have just opened our doors to a group helping people, particularly men, with stress issues. It struck me, therefore, that we need to talk about the bigger opportunity that Christ gives by seeking His way and walking in His path. If you want to know more, please contact church office on 01284 725391 or come along and meet us. There are lots of things going on which will lead you to the right pathway and through the right doorway into the place that perhaps you always wanted to be.
With every good wish Yours sincerely,
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Our October Services SUNDAY 6th October
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SUNDAY 13th October We will be collecting Shoe boxes at Christ church Moreton Hall From 1st November the first to the 24th We are normally open on the following times and dates but these may vary Please ring 01284 725391 to confirm with us Monday 9am to 12 midday Tuesday 9am to 12 midday Wednesday Closed
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SUNDAY 27th October 6.30pm Word Alive
10.30am Morning 27th 10.30am Morning Worship Worship
Thursday 9am to 12 midday Friday 9am to 12 midday Saturday Closed Sunday 9am-12:30 am As the office may be open at other times. please ring 01284 725391 to confirm there is someone available to receive your donation during the Official Collection Period.
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RAMBO: LAST BLOOD Director Adrian Grunberg
Cast Sylvester Stallone, Paz Vega, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, Adrianna Barraza, Yvette Monreal, Genie Kim aka Yenah Han, Joaquin Cosio, Oscar Jaenada Almost four decades after first blood was drawn, Sylvester Stallone is back as one of the greatest action heroes of all time, John Rambo. Now, Rambo must confront his past and unearth his ruthless combat skills to exact revenge in a final mission. A deadly journey of vengeance, RAMBO: LAST BLOOD marks the last chapter of the legendary series. Please note that this film contains sequences of flashing lights which may affect customers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.
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Director Lorene Scafaria
Cast Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez, Julia Stiles, Cardi B Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients. The film is inspired by the article published by New York Magazine entitled ‘The Hustlers at Scores’ written by Jessica Pressler.
Director James Gray Cast Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Donald Sutherland Astronaut Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his missing father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. His journey will uncover secrets that challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos.
Director Todd Phillips Cast Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, Marc Maron, Bill Camp, Glenn Fleshler, Shea Whigham, Brett Cullen, Douglas Hodge, Josh Pais ‘Joker’ centers around Batman’s iconic arch nemesis and is an original, standalone story not seen before on the big screen. Phillips’ exploration of Arthur Fleck (Phoenix), a man disregarded by society, is not only a gritty character study, but also a broader cautionary tale. OCTOBER 2019 | 85
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The 2019 cricket season finished with success on the field for Bury St Edmunds Cricket Club the 1st team achieving an excellent win away to Saffron Walden chasing down 274 runs with 20 balls of the 50 overs to spare. The 2nd team achieved their aim of gaining promotion from the Two Counties League Division 3. With the 1st team playing in the regional East Anglian Premier League the success of the 2nd team enables them to close the gap between the teams. During the season 78 Saturday, 32 Sunday and more than 43 junior cricket matches have been played. A further 6 T 20 were played as the club reached the final of the Suffolk T20 competition losing to Sudbury
in the final, a number of players have made significant progress,16 year old twins Elliott and Finlay Bonas recently made their 1st team debuts which highlights the importance of developing young players. Many boys and girls have enjoyed cricket thanks to John Williams assisted by other coaches. `All Stars Cricket` has provided a fun background for boys and girls to learn about the game on Sunday mornings. Ladies cricket has taken place with two friendly matches. The success of the club has not only been on the field as the next project is to build a purpose designed scorebox that will enable scorers to have a superb view of the two pitches.
Photos below: T20 Suffolk Cup final between Bury St Edmunds (black) and Sudbury (maroon). Photos by Mark Bullimore.
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EVITA (Community Productions)
Bury St Edmunds Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society As a young woman who longs for fame and fortune, Eva quickly learns that her feminine wiles hold power among culture, and a political system, run by men. Following her journey from poor, illegitimate child to a wife of a rising political figure turned-President, a young and unknown revolutionary narrates the rise and fall of the beloved matriarch of the Argentinian people and most powerful woman in Latin America.
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THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA (Family) Direct from the West End, the Olivier Award nominated smash hit show The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns on tour, celebrating over 10 years on stage! The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? What they certainly don’t expect to see at the door is a big, stripy tiger! Join the tea-guzzling tiger in this delightful family show; packed with oodles of magic, sing-a-long songs and clumsy chaos! A stunning stage adaptation of the classic tale of teatime mayhem…expect to be surprised! Suitable for children aged 3+.
Thursday 31st October — Friday 1st November
AUSTENTATIOUS (Drama) Austentatious stars a cast of the country’s quickest comic performers in an improvised play. Every single show the cast conjures up a brand new ‘lost’ Jane Austen novel based on nothing more than a title suggested by the audience. Previous ‘lost’ masterpieces have included Sixth Sense and Sensibility, Double 0 Darcy and Mansfield Shark, and no two shows are ever the same. Performed in period costume with live musical accompaniment, this is a Regency treat guaranteed to delight Austen novices and die-hard fans alike. Call our Box Office on 01284 769505 or book online:
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Monday 21st October
ALBUMS SHOW: BILLY JOEL SONGBOOK (Music)
Two classic Billy Joel albums performed in their entirety… in one sensational show. There’s just no stopping the incredible success of the critically acclaimed Billy Joel Songbook led by the phenomenal Elio Pace and his amazing band. Having sold out theatres across the UK and Europe, and due to the huge success of the ﬁrst ‘Albums Show’ tour in May 2018, they return in Autumn 2019, this time performing two more Billy Joel classic albums - ‘Storm Front and The Stranger’. If that wasn’t thrilling enough for Billy Joel fans, Elio and his band are delighted to be bringing back their very special guest, direct from the USA… legendary lead guitarist, David Brown. David played lead guitar in Billy Joel’s band from 1978 until 1991 and also went on to record and tour with many music icons including Paul McCartney and Simon and Garfunkel. This will be a night of world-class musicianship and ingenious songwriting you simply cannot miss!
Thursday 24th October 2019 - Friday 25th October
ENLIST IN THE EMPIRE! (family)
Is there a future TIE Fighter Pilot, Scout Trooper, AT-AT driver, Death Star Janitor or Stormtrooper in your house? Now is their chance to find out what it takes to battle for the Emperor and Empire against those pesky Rebels. Meet Captain Xander, handle blaster rifles, pistols and Imperial equipment. Perform tasks including laser gun shooting range and learning the Aurebesh Star Wars alphabet. Report to The Apex ready for your booked slot. A certificate will be issued to all successful recruits. Suitable for ages 7+ - children must be with a parent/guardian throughout. Call the Apex Box Office on 01284 758000 or book online: www.theapex.co.uk *Times and dates correct at time of going to press. Please check with organiser for full details/availability. OCTOBER 2019 | 89
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Brahms Requiem and The Armed Man
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Helen Bailey soprano Andrew Johnston baritone James Recknell piano Christopher Moore piano
Bury Bach Choir Philip Reed conductor
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Taylor Engall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 725800 Castle Mortgages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01359 254042 All Homes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01359 234444 Move It Removals & Storage. . . . . . . . . 01284 339799 Diane Kemp Interiors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01953 888323 or 07786 543913
Rudlings Wakelam Solicitors . . . . . . . . 01284 715665 Gage Computer Services. . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 764574 Simply Secure Storage. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 750019 The Post Office. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 769841 Whiting Partners Accountants . . . . . . . 01284 752313 Elliss Solicitors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 763333
Hubbards Butchers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 706583 Bury Whole Foods. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 645456 Orissa Indian Restaurant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 719116 Lotties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 07583 609271 Ravenwood Hotel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01359 270345
& social clubs
Pot Black Sports Bar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 704231 Bury Golf Range & Golf Store . . . . . . . 01284 723894 Moreton Hall Community Centre . . 01284 763405 Moreton Hall Health Club. . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 704232 Bury Town Football Club. . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 799466
JLW Sound & Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 811574 or 07875 001979
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