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Welcome to Wrentham



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

The next Parish Council Meeting is on Monday 15th Dec. 2014


Currently the Parish Council has vacancies for 2 Councillors.


For information on the purchase of Vehicle Activated Signs

Click here



St. NICHOLAS CHURCH  (Click HERE for information.)

Services in November :


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

Sun 9th Wrentham with Covehithe at Wrentham - Remembrance Sunday (Revd. Leonard Payne)

Sun 16th 11.00am  MP CW (Revd. Leonard Payne)

Sun 23rd   No Service

Sun 30th 11.00 am Benfice Service at Covehithe (The Archdeacon of Suffolk)

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

THE OUTREACH POST OFFICE

The Outreach P.O. Is now open again 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

WRENTHAM CHAPEL (URC) (Click HERE for information)


Services are held on 1st and 4th Sundays in the month at 3pm







COMMUNITY SPEED WATCH
If you would be interested in Coordinating or volunteering please contact the Parish Clerk on 07543919868
See poster


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

[ Pilates, Weightwatchers, Zumba,  

Ladybirds etc.]

Click here




For Travel Information  

(Bus Timetables,  Bus Passes, Park & Ride,  

Tickets & Fares etc)

go to www.Suffolkonboard.com

Events/Meetings

Every

Monday

Morning

10.30 - 12 noon

Items of Interest

PARISH INFORMATION

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

Local Events/Meetings/Places of Interest


CHRISTMAS MARKET

Saturday 29th November

1.00 pm - 6.00 pm


HOLY TRINITY CHURCH, BLYTHBURGH

from 1.00 pm Soup & Mulled Wine

from 4.00 pm BBQ

5.30pm Carol Singing


All kinds of gifts, crafts, jewellery, cards etc.