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BEER FESTIVAL & EVENING DANCE

in

Wrentham Village Hall Grounds

arranged by

“The Horse & Groom”

30th August

Beer Festival & BBQ:  11.00am - 4.00pm

Rock & Roll Disco  with bar:  7.30 am - 11.00pm


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HARVEST SUPPER

in  

Wrentham Village Hall

with food & entertainment

on

19th September at 7.00pm

Tickets £8 from Angela Day

Tel: 01502  675262

(in aid of Village Hall funds)

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RACE NIGHT

in

Wrentham Village Hall

in aid of

ACTION MEDICAL RESEARCH

14th November 7.00pm

Tickets£7.50 p.p.


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TIME 4 TEA


An open invitation to local people to come to

the Village Hall,

have a chat, a cup of tea/coffee & cake or biscuits,

meet up with friends and make new friends














PARISH COUNCIL INFORMATION


There is a Planning meeting on 24th August in the village hall at 7.30pm  (see Agenda)


The next Parish Council Meeting ison

Monday  21st September at 7.30pm

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St. NICHOLAS CHURCH  (Click HERE for information.)


Services in August:

Sun 2nd 11.00am  HC CW  (Revd. Leonard Payne)

Sun 9th  11.00am  MP CW   

Sun 16th 11.00am  MP CW   (Revd. Eric Dore)

Sun 19th  11.00am  MP CW (Revd. Eric Dore)


Sun 30th  11.00am The benefice service will be MP BCP at Frostenden


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THE OUTREACH POST OFFICE

The Outreach P.O. Is now open in Wrentham Stores for the following hours:

                                  Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday  

                                                          10.00 am - 2.00 pm

Wrentham Parish Council strongly urges your use of this important village service. It’s future will depend on market viability so it’s very much a “Use it or Lose it” situation

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COMMUNITY SPEED WATCH

If you would be interested in Coordinating or volunteering please contact the Parish Clerk on 07543919868

See poster




Wrentham is a village of approximately 1000 persons nestled around a junction on the A12 London/Ipswich/Lowestoft/Gt. Yarmouth trunk road. The junction has roads to Southwold, Beccles and Covehithe. Wrentham is steeped in history stretching back to Saxon times and is mentioned in the Doomsday book. It is a mixture of old and new with some small new housing estates strategically placed so as not to detract from the overall impression of a very attractive village. Click here for more information. Wrentham has some very pleasant buildings and has won the ‘Best Kept Village’ competition several times in the past.  In 2004 Wrentham won the competition for the 10th time and a tree was planted to commemorate this.  In 2008 the Village won the Waveney District Area Section again and received a cheque for £200 from Waveney District Council which has been spent on providing a new Notice Board at the Village Hall, also a Cheque was presented for £250 by Beach Radio, Lowestoft as part of their ‘Help an East Coast Child’ campaign. This was spent on two five a side football goal posts. These have been erected on the football pitch in London Road for use by the younger generation of our Village.  

With a core of old Wrentham families plus many new residents it still has a real sense of community.  

Wrentham, Suffolk enjoys connections with  Wrentham Massachusetts.


The village is well sited for holiday makers wishing to visit the surrounding area, which includes Southwold (www.southwold.info): a quaint old Suffolk seaside resort untouched by time, Beccles (www.beccles.info) a pretty market town, which has excellent boating facilities on the River Waveney, Lowestoft: England’s most Easterly point, Covehithe and Oulton Broad, which is also good for boating. Oulton Broad is the most Southerly of the ‘Norfolk’ Broads, being in Suffolk! It connects to the other Broads and holiday cruisers can be seen here and at Beccles.  There is also power boat racing here on Thursday evenings in the summer. Covehithe is a hamlet 2 - 3 miles from Wrentham and boasts a magnificant church, a good proportion of which is a ruin.  


Wrentham has good sports and recreational facilities and a prize winning Brass Band.  (website: www.wrenthamband.org)


First Responders

First responders are members of the community who have been trained to attend emergencies (heart attacks etc.).

They are contacted by the emergency services and can usually get to an emergency before the paramedics. Because they are on the spot, they are able to start the crucial recovery process within a very short time.  


Coordinator:  Mrs Gwen Stockdale  Tel: 01502 578335

Website:  www.wrentham-responders.co.uk Twitter: twitter.com/WrenthamCFR

For more information on what  ‘First Responders’ do visit the Website: www.eastamb.nhs.uk/get-involved/community-first-responders.htm



ABOUT WRENTHAM



VILLAGE HALL

To book Wrentham Village Hall or to obtain a key

for a booking please contact:

Angela Day - Tel: 01502  675262

For information on  ‘What’s On’ in the Village Hall

[ Yoga, Pilates,  Ladybirds etc. ]

Click here


New from September - Craft Afternoons




For Travel Information  

(Bus Timetables,  Bus Passes, Park & Ride,  

Tickets & Fares etc)

go to www.Suffolkonboard.com

Events/Meetings

Items of Interest

PARISH INFORMATION

Wrentham Parish Council is not responsible for the content of external internet sites

Every

Monday

Morning

10.30 - 12 noon

Local Events/Meetings/Places of Interest


HENSTEAD EXOTIC GARDEN


In the TV programme series ‘Britain’s Best Back Gardens’ in January, Alan Titchmarsh selected and presented his ten favourite ‘Flights of Fancy’.


He presented his No. 1 favourite to Andrew Brogan of Henstead for his Exotic Garden, it being “the most creative outdoor space he had seen during his nationwide search”.  


See Henstead Garden Website for opening times

Website:  www.hensteadexoticgarden.co.uk

Hundred River Maize Maze

Address::  Hundred River Farm,

                 Valley Farm,

                  Sotterley,

                  Suffolk

Tel: :  07519 793320