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Big Lunch 10 Jun - Programme, Quiz Questions and Fancy Dress Competition

Please find attached the programme for this event, the quiz questions, Fancy Dress and Photography Competition Rules.

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Road Closure Dobbs Lane - 30 May - 1 Jun, 07:30-16:00

Carriageway Patching and return to site for associated works July/August 2017

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Community comes together for Litter Pick

The Town Council would like to thank all the families and individuals who made the effort a great success.

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100th No Cold Calling Zone launched

Since the first zone was launched in April 2009, in Maryon Road and Grassmere Close in Ipswich, more than 4,500 households across the county are protected within No Cold Calling Zones. If you would like to nominate your street for a No Cold Calling Zone, please contact Suffolk Trading Standards on 01473 264859 or email tradingstandards@suffolk.gov.uk

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Conservation - The People's Trust for Endangered Species - Get Involved

The People's Trust for Endangered Species are starting an ambitious new project to map and assess the condition of Wood Pasture and Parkland in Suffolk. If you would like to be involved please follow <this link> to view sites in the Kesgrave area.

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Kesgrave East - Vacancy for a Councillor - deadline 5 Jun

There is a vacancy on Kesgrave Town Council caused by the resignation of Jonathan Ogden.

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Events

The Big Lunch Fun Day and Photography Competition - 10 Jun

Plans are well under way for the Big Lunch Fun Day which takes place on Saturday 10th June 2017.  There is also a photography competition running in Tandem.

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Kesgrave Mobile Skate Park Sessions at Half Term 30/31 May and 1/2 Jun

At last!  We can finally confirm the dates for the FREE half term sessions to use the portable skate park ramps which will be put out on the playground at Cedarwood Primary School.

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Notices and Reports

Ransomware Cyber Attack

Following the ransomware cyber attack on Friday 12 May which affected the NHS and is believed to have affected other organisations globally, the City of London Police’s National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has issued an alert urging both individuals and businesses to follow protection advice immediately and in the coming days.

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Rogues Selling Chainsaws and Generators

We've had many reports of traders going door to door across the County offering to sell chainsaws and generators.  Reports have been received in Ipswich, Stowmarket and Beccles.

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Tree Condition Survey and Works

Kesgrave Town Council commissioned a condition survey of trees on the land we are responsible for.

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Proposed 300 homes on land off of Bell Lane - Public Enquiry Delayed

The Planning Inquiry for the proposed 300 homes on land off of Bell Lane, Kesgrave has been postponed until the end of June 2017, pending the outcome of a Report.

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Suffolk Police Public Meetings - May/June

Include Ipswich and Felixstowe - All meetings start at 7.00pm  No need to book, just turn up. Tea and coffee will be served from 6.40pm.

 

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Avoid a spring break in

As the days become longer and warmer with the promise of summer, Suffolk Police are reminding residents to protect their homes against opportunistic thieves.

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Warning to residents with solar panels after victims targeted

Suffolk Trading Standards is asking residents with solar panels to be vigilant if they receive a call from energy saving companies claiming they will be able to save them money.

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Kesgrave and Rushmere St Andrew PCSO Report - Mar 17

Last month I mentioned the Community Speed Watch scheme and the part I have been playing in promoting it across our parishes.

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Kesgrave Town Council Website Makeover

The Council’s website will be having a makeover, we hope this will be a smooth transition but ask that you bear with us if there are teething troubles with the site.

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Kesgrave Town Guide - Request for contact details for clubs and organisations

If you run a club or community organisation based in Kesgrave, please give us your contact details if you want to be included in the Guide.

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BEWARE Nottingham Knockers are in Ipswich

Suffolk Trading Standards are warning residents to be mindful of so-called ‘Nottingham Knockers’ working in the area.

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Theft from vehicles East Ipswich

Owners of vehicles are being reminded to always lock their vehicles and check locks have engaged.  Remove valuable items including loose change. 

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Micro Grant Scheme for small and medium sized Businesses

The New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership is calling for local businesses to apply for a grant between £1,000 and £10,000 to help expand, introduce a new product or service or improve productivity. Micro, Small and Medium sized businesses may apply for a grant of up to 20% of the total cost of their plans.

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