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From your new local councillors... Richard Rout, Sarah Stamp, Patrick Chung and Ann Williamson

You have a new County Councillor! Cllr Richard Rout was elected onto Suffolk County Council last month and has taken over from previous County Councillor Sarah Stamp, who stood down at the election. This means that Richard is your Suffolk County Councillor -Patrick and Sarah are still your St Edmundsbury Borough Councillors and Patrick and Ann are your Town Councillors. With three tiers of local government it can get a bit confusing working out who is responsible for what, but you can find out more on the websites which are www.suffolk.gov.uk, www.westsuffolk.gov.uk and www.burystedmunds-tc.gov.uk or by contacting any one of us – we work closely as a team and will all be happy to help.

CONTACT US! We are here to help and we are always happy to hear from residents about local issues, so please do get in touch. Cllr Richard Rout

T. 07711 133422 E. richard.rout@suffolk.gov.uk Twitter: @RichardRout

Cllr Sarah Stamp

T. 07584 028671 E. sarah.stamp@stedsbc.gov.uk Twitter: @sstampcomms Facebook: www.facebook.com/CllrSarahStamp

Cllr Patrick Chung

T. 07802 751433 E. patrick.chung@stedsbc.gov.uk

Cllr Ann Williamson T. 07824 341946 E. ann.williamson@burystedmunds.suffolk.gov.uk 10 | JUNE 2017


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HARDWICK PRIMARY - OFSTED Fantastic news that Hardwick Primary again received a “Good” rating in their recent Ofsted inspection. This reflects the enormous hard work and dedication of all the staff, Governors and pupils and was richly deserved.

West Suffolk Operational Hub (WSOH) A decision is due this month on the planning application for the proposed West Suffolk Operational Hub (WSOH) on Hollow Road (near the Sugar Beet Factory). The proposed WSOH would provide a bigger and better household waste recycling centre than the one currently on Rougham Hill, would also act as a waste transfer station and

finally a depot for the many public sector vehicles. The application will go before a planning committee for the decision, but all details are available to view at www.westsuffolk. gov.uk. If the decision is made to grant permission then the Household Waste Recycling Centre currently on Rougham Hill would relocate.

REPORT IT! All too often, as local Councillors, we know there is a problem in a given area - whether it’s illegal parking, antisocial behaviour, speeding, or something else that detracts from our quality of life - but when we come to try to get action, we’re told there is no record or not sufficient data. To help us see that problems get dealt with, we need local residents to report it when they seem something dangerous or illegal. If it’s not an emergency, you can do this by dialling 101 and speaking to Suffolk Constabulary. If we all report issues of this nature regularly, it will be much easier for us to gather the evidence we need to deliver a solution. Historically, there have been issues getting though on 101 but we’re told the service is now much improved.

FUN DAY Massive thank you to local super heroes Andy and Suzy Abbot and all who helped organise this year’s community fun day on May 1st. It was a really great day with lots of people there and even the sun came out to play! JUNE 2017 | 11


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Pauls jobs for the month General Maintenance

annuals such as cosmos, tagetes and zinnias n Use your hoe regularly to get on top of the annual weeds which seem to n Euphorbia flower heads can be cut back after flowering, spring up overnight! remember to wear gloves as n Look for aphids on the underside of they will excrete a milky sap that leaves - rub them off by hand can burn the skin n You can safely hang your baskets of n Deadhead rhododendrons flowers now all risk of frost is over. n Lift and separate overcrowded hostas and spring bulbs

Lawn Maintenance

n Lawns should be growing fast and will need cutting at least every 2 weeks. Trim the edges for a neat finish.

Flower Garden n Deadhead roses regularly by snapping of the heads just below the bloom this is thought to encourage more blooms n Look out for signs of Rose Blackspot. This is a fungal problem - it is best to remove all of these leaves by hand or spray with a fungicide n Fill gaps in your borders with

Vegetable and Fruit Garden n Remember to remove side shoots from tomatoes. If you don’t energy will be wasted in foliage growth rather than the fruit. n Sow outdoors: Beetroot, carrots, courgettes, French beans, lettuce, marrow, pak choi, peas, pumpkins, radish, runner beans, salad leaves, sweetcorn and turnips. n Your runner beans will need some support. I usually put in a couple of rows 2ft apart. I like

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to use 8ft tall bamboo canes and bend these into the centre to form an A frame. I also tie in additional canes along the length of the canes about 2 ft off the ground to give the framework more solidity and give the beans more chance to climb. n Keep rows of onions well watered if it is dry n Earth up potatoes n If you have apple trees you will notice the June drop when small apples will naturally fall from a cluster. However you can improve the quality and size of your apples by removing more.

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Rougham Control Tower Aviation Museum International Location and Our Past How emotional can you become over history? At the Control Tower we are seeing more visitors who have very personal links to the airfield. This last month has seen relatives; supporters and veterans come to the museum from all parts of the globe. Locally, regionally, nationally and Internationally – Moreton Hall to Las Vegas!! Family groups, touring parties and personal appointments have brought relatives with real stories of how the airfield affected their fathers or grandfathers. We had the honour of receiving all these visitors and we have more coming in the next few weeks. Our program for the year is expanding. New dates have been added from ‘corporate evenings’ to another ‘Fly-In’ (see below) Our public meetings on the last Tuesday of the month will now have a speaker bringing personal memories of the airfield or interesting related topics. This month, 30th May, will be Mr. Gerry Travers with ‘Rougham, the Americans and Me’, his personal recollections of the airfield and more. For our latest information we now have a new web site www.rctam94th.co.uk. Our e-mail is info@rctam94th.co.uk so please look at our pages and use this new contact. We also have a mobile telephone where messages can be left – we can call you back. 07931 971771 We still have a request for assistance: Our three ‘asks. 1) Can you please give any time to help at the museum – we have a list of ‘posts’ volunteering – making and serving tea/coffee (and cake), making cakes, behind the scenes jobs etc? 2) We are having a ‘Mega Draw’ for the 25th celebration year. 25 major and 25 minor prizes – can you please donate a prize? 3) Our main event of the year ‘Echoes of the Past’ will be on Sunday August 6th. If you have a ‘trade stand’, craft stall, military vehicle, classic car or other ‘fundraiser’ and would like to be involved please contact us. (Places limited so please get in touch soon). 68 | JUNE 2017

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We are indebted to all our supporters for the help they provide, be it in services or financial sponsorship. We have an open membership window so please come and join us, either as an individual or corporately. Our access is via Rougham Tower Avenue – past the Sybil Andrews Academy from the Moreton Hall Estate. The road will be open within the next few weeks but access from the Rougham Industrial estate is now closed. Please refer to the local press and our website for current information. OUR DIARY - Please note Fly-In days are subject to the weather conditions. Open – Sundays April 10am – 4pm till 29th October. We are able to offer additional dates and times by appointment. Now FIVE main dates - in conjunction with the Airfield (supported by Rougham Estates) and Skyward Flight Training: JUST ADDED. Saturday 3rd June (and possibly Sunday 4th as a spare weather day). Vintage Piper Aircraft Club – Fly-In. Look to the skies for a few older aircraft. Wednesday 21st June (Longest Day) Airfield FlyIn - Museum open. Suffolk County Day In Conjunction with Radio Suffolk’s Initiative. Sunday 6th August – Museum ‘Echoes of the Past’ This is our main 25th Celebration and will also include an Airfield Fly-In Sunday 17th September – Fly-In ‘Piper Type’ aircraft with the Museum open. For further information please contact us at info@rctam94th.co.uk


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From sheep dog and shearing demonstrations to crafts, archery and delicious local produce, the annual Ickworth Wool Fair is set to be the busiest one yet.

Marquess of Bristol was elected the first president of the Suffolk Sheep Society, which still exists today. The 3rd Marquess was the uncle of the 4th Marquess, who Taking place over the weekend transformed Ickworth into of June 3 and 4, this year marks the Italianate-style vision we see today. The 3rd Marquess the fourth Wool Fair event at was an MP for Suffolk and the National Trust’s Ickworth and celebrates the long history supporter of local estate farming. His wife Geraldine of sheep rearing at the estate as well as showcasing how the Anson collected the silver fish and fans that are in the House, Trust cares for its flocks today. and the couple both were Having its own flock of sheep instrumental in decorating has been part of Ickworth’s the Pompeian room in history for more than 70 years, dedication to Earl Bishop. and the history of the Suffolk The 3rd Marquess also won Sheep breed has been linked many prizes including for his to Ickworth since the early Suffolk black-faced sheep from nineteenth century. 1883 to 1886, some of which On June 22 1886 Frederick Ickworth still has in storage William John Hervey, the 3rd today.

Continuing this tradition, third generation tenant farmer at Ickworth, Paul ‘Chap’ Seabrook, will be giving shearing demonstrations throughout the two days and visitors can also see Alpacas, courtesy of Woodbine Alpacas. Abbi Lang, Visitor Experience & Marketing Officer, says “We are really looking forward to this year’s Wool Fair, Ickworth has a strong tradition of farming and craftsmanship on the estate and we are glad we can continue this tradition. It will be a fun day out for all ages, and a chance to showcase local craftspeople!” For more information on events at Ickworth visit www. nationaltrust.org.uk/ickworth or call 01284 735 270. JUNE 2017 | 75


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On Sunday 4 June, the Christian Church celebrates PENTECOST which is also its birthday. It is a day of hope and takes place fifty days after Easter. On this day, Christians around the world celebrate the gift of the HOLY SPIRIT. PENTECOST is also the birthday of Southgate Church as we held our first service on Pentecost Sunday in 1974. We first met in the primary school, before moving to our own Church Centre in the Community Centre.

Happy Birthday Southgate! After Jesus rose from the dead, he spent 40 days on Earth and was seen by many people, Before he left his disciples, Jesus talked to them and promised that he would not be leaving them on their own. He said that he would be sending them the HOLY SPIRIT who would be their counsellor, teacher and friend. When Jesus was on Earth, He could only be in one place at a time. The Holy Spirit came to his fearful disciples in a dramatic way so that their lives were changed enabling them to boldly spread the good news about Jesus. The Church was born and that good news continues to spread today. Through the Holy Spirit, everyone who believes in Him will know that God is with them wherever they are.

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Pot Black Sports Bar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 704231 Bury Golf Range & Golf Store . . . . . . . 01284 723894 Moreton Hall Community Centre . . 01284 763405 Planet Laser. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01284 220102

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