Village News

  1. MSDC Offers New Shared Ownership Homes

    By MSDC on April 3rd, 2017

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  2. The Beaky is CLOSED!

    By Charles Appleton on March 23rd, 2017

    As you may be aware yet another Landlord has walked out of the Beaky, leaving, like the other  landlords, a mountain of debts and/or the pub in a disgusting state. For the 3rd time we will have to clean, replace carpets etc. and tidy up- we are …

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  3. Rubbish at the Village Hall

    By Rob Richardson, ORAC Chair on March 15th, 2017

    A large amount of rubbish has been found at the Village Hall. Removing it to the local HWRC will ikely incur a cost. All Village Hall users are reminded that they are responsible for disposal of any unwanted items. Also, after a recent complaint …

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  4. Pre School Garden Party

    By Di Noller on March 14th, 2017

    Pre School held a Garden Party on 25 Feb to celebrate a £3,000 Lottery Grant to replace the outside area with artificial grass. The event also raised £205.38.

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  5. Occold Football Club Quiz Night

    By Chris Hull on March 14th, 2017

    Thank you to everyone who supported the Occold Football Club Quiz Night. We had over 100 people packed into the village hall enjoying another excellent quiz written by Adam Chittock. Thank you to everyone who helped organise and run the quiz. Also, …

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  6. Recycle Your Old Paint!

    By Merlin Carr on March 11th, 2017

    If, like me, you have been Spring cleaning in the shed and the garage, and have come across piles of half-empty cans of paint, and wondered how to get rid of them, without having to pay the earth, then this could be a solution. From March 21st …

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  7. Forge Community Church Comes to Eye

    By Andrew Fairweather on March 5th, 2017

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  8. Avian Flu Update

    By Suffolk Trading Standards on February 16th, 2017

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  9. Council Tax Rise for Police

    By PCC on February 3rd, 2017

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  10. Cemetery Clearance

    By Gill Richardson on February 2nd, 2017

    Hello to all our willing helpers and supporters that we could not manage without...... We have been thinking that the cemetery is in need of some more tidying work before the growing and breeding season starts... (birds that is). Some of you might …

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