Latest News

Free Composting Training for New Master Composter Volunteers 18/19 Mar - Stowmarket

Are you a keen gardener, would you like to learn a new skill or just want to do your bit to help the environment and others?

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Speeding in Kesgrave – Community Speedwatch - Volunteers Required

There is now an agreement between Rushmere St Andrew and Kesgrave Councils for the introduction of Community Speedwatch across both areas.

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Be on guard again fake Trading Standards Officers

We have been advised by Essex Trading Standards that they have received three reports of roofers calling at homes, claiming to be from Trading Standards.

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Events

Annual Town Meeting - 3 Apr

This year it is to be held on 3rd April in the Millennium Jubilee Hall (MJH), starting, as usual, at 7.15pm.

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Mid Week Parish Walk - 15 Mar

On Wednesday 15th March starting at 10.30am, I will be leading a walk from the entrance to the footpath opposite the Bell Public House.

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Notices and Reports

Play and Open Space Update - Feb

Funding has been secured from Suffolk Coastal Outdoor Play Space Fund to install a swing and small play unit for toddlers, a three bay swing for older children and an Aerial Runway (Zip Slide) on Oak Meadow Play Area.

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Air Quality in Kesgrave

As a result of the roadworks that caused lengthy traffic hold ups in Autumn, a resident – who is on the Town Council’s Traffic and Pedestrian Working Group – asked about the monitoring of air quality in the Town.

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Kesgrave and Rushmere PCSO Report - Dec

Hello and welcome to my monthly Match Funded PCSO report for December 2016.

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Have you lost a bicycle?

A member of Council staff found a fully functioning bicycle whilst on Council business in the first few days of the new-year.

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Neighbourhood Plan - Help Required

You are probably aware that the Neighbourhood Plan boundary has now been agreed. Now we need to proactively resource and move forward and start the engagement process.

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Town Councillor Update

An update on resignations and appointments.

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Bus Shelters and Service to the Hospital

Update on responses to a bus service to the Hospital and does your local bus stop need a bus shelter?

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What would happen if there was an emergency in Kesgrave?

Perhaps you could put your name forward as an emergency volunteer, someone who would just be called upon in the emergency?

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Action Fraud alert on spoof Amazon emails

Action Fraud has received several reports from victims who have been sent convincing looking emails claiming to be from Amazon.

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Kesgrave and Rushmere PCSO

Rushmere St Andrew and Kesgrave Councils have been funding a PCSO who is dedicated to work across both communities.

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Booking the Millennium Jubilee Hall

The Millennium Jubilee Hall has been quite a success. However there are a few weekday daytime sessions left and possibly a Friday evening slot available.

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Kesgrave Big Lunch - 10 Jun - Would you like to be part of it

Last year many local groups, schools, clubs and organisations provided displays, “come and tries” and there was a dog show and children’s races – something for everyone. If you didn't attend last year and would like to join us please get in touch.

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Kesgrave Youth Club - Volunteers Needed

Kesgrave Youth Club is managed by Kesgrave Town Council and held at the Millennium Jubilee Hall during term time. If you are interested in volunteering please contact us.

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Wanted - Skate Park Volunteers

Were you an avid skate boarder? Perhaps you still are or maybe you have children who would like somewhere local to use their skateboard? Perhaps you are interested in a career in Outdoor Education or Sports Coaching?

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Play and Open Space

The new football surface on Oak Meadow is now complete. Applications have been submitted for funding towards some new pieces of Play Equipment and we are considering adopting and improving the Play Area that can be accessed from Holly Road/St Agnes Way.

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Hedge Maintenance and Disposing of Real Christmas Trees

Although a bit chilly, it is a good time for us all to have a look at trees, shrubs and hedgerows on the edge of our own properties to cut them back so that they do not encroach on paths, roads or signage. Trimmings can be put in your brown bin that is collected fortnightly or you can take them straight up the Foxhall Road recycling tip. You can do the same with your Christmas trees.

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