For all those who live, work, eat, drink, stay, play or pray in Occold

This web site is provided to keep residents of Occold & surrounding parishes updated on the latest news & events, inform potential visitors and new residents of the facilities available and provide local history information for historians and family history researchers. It also serves as a Village Archive of Occold - it's People, Places and Events.

Red Hot News

Mid Suffolk Light Railway - Restoration Project

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People of Occold Database

Now standing at 2,224 people. Currently researching the HARSENT and MURTON families from Occold and surrounding area. Would love to hear from any living descendants. Please Contact Us.

Forthcoming Major Event(s)

What's On@The Beaconsfield Arms

When What
Thu 2 Feb Thai Night
Every Sunday Carvery, 12-4pm
Every Wednesday Gourmet Burger Night - Buy One, Get One Free
Every Friday Thank Cod it's Fry Day - Cod & Chips + free soft drink

Latest Website Updates

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1141 22 Jan Update Parish Register Baptisms & Burials, 2016
1140 21 Jan New The Ultimate Burger Challenge
1139 18 jan Update Occold Fayres Stallholder Bookings
1138 17 Jan Event Occold School Ball
1137 16 Jan Minutes ORAC Meeting - 10 Jan
1136 15 Jan Update Occold Fayres 2017 - Bookings now open
1135 13 Jan Alert SCAM - spoof emails from Amazon
1134 12 Jan Agenda PC Extraordinary Planning Meeting - 16 Jan
1133 12 Jan Reports SCC report for Jan 17
1132 12 Jan Minutes Minutes for Dec 17
1131 10 Jan Update Village Hall Bookings
1130 6 Jan Update Fund raising update - 2016
1129 5 Jan News Mid Suffolk Light Railway - Restoration Project
1128 4 Jan Agenda PC Ordinary Meeting - 9 Jan
1127 2 Jan News Occold Fayres Fund Raising
1126 2 Jan Update Fund raising update - 2016
1125 31 Dec Update Village Hall Bookings
1124 31 Dec Update St Michaels Services for Jan 17
1123 30 Dec Event WI Meeting Programme 2016
1122 30 Dec Alert Fatal Accident - Thorndon


This website is managed by Occold Parish Council on behalf of the people of Occold. They make every effort to ensure that the content on this web site is fair, accurate and meets their standards of good taste and decency. The views expressed within are personal opinions of the contributors. Any material deemed to be inappropriate will be removed - the Editor's decision will be final. Please Contact Us if you find any material that offends or you believe to be inappropriate.

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Total amount raised in 2016 to date for local and national charities


People of Occold

We now have an online database of people from Occold containing a lot of their family history data. Currently, there are


names and this is growing daily.
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52.292 1.161


OS Map: TM 157 707
Lat/Long: 052.1748N, 001.0980E
SatNav/GPS: IP23 7PL
Height: 180ft (55m) AMSL