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School Focused Eating Disorder Concept Rolls Out in Suffolk

Suffolk-based not-for-profit organisation, Wednesday’s Child, has developed a comprehensive protocol, which guides school staff and the pupil community through awareness, prevention and intervention.

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Thank you from the Blossom Appeal

Every year, The Wheatsheaf, Tattingstone nominates a charity for their annual appeal, 2019 was the Blossom Appeal. Breast Cancer has affected many people in this and other local villages and this appeal is helping to build a new Breast Care Centre at Ipswich Hospital to help families and friends cope better with the illness.

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Fenn Wright appoint two senior Chartered Surveyors in Suffolk

Fenn Wright is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Edwards and George Woodward, both of whom are very well-known commercial Surveyors in and around Ipswich.

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Free hearing checks in Suffolk to mark World Hearing Day

One local hearing company is raising awareness about the importance of hearing health by supporting World Hearing Day (3rd March 2020), a global initiative run by the World Health Organisation.

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An Exhibition of Works by Tessa Newcomb

From March 7 to 22, Thompson’s Gallery in Aldeburgh is holding an exclusive exhibition to celebrate one of Britain’s most popular and talented artists, Tessa Newcomb.

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THE NEW ALDE AND ORE COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP

The newly formed Alde and Ore Community Partnership (AOCP) met for the first time on 30 January 2020 at a well-attended open public meeting at Orford Town Hall, with parish representatives and members of the public present.

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Military charity launches mental wellbeing training in Suffolk

Families of serving RAF personnel and veterans in Suffolk who are finding life tough will be offered unique training to help them identify, and deal with, the symptoms of poor mental wellbeing.

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The St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association’s 2020 season preview

Preparations are in hand for the St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association’s 2020 season, which commences on Sunday, 29 March at Lackford Lake, five miles NW of Bury St Edmunds.

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The next step: why couples might consider a cohabitation agreement

Moving in together is a big step for relationships. As couples make the decision and commitment to building a future together in a home of their own, there is a new level of affection; the shared responsibility of paying bills, picking out new furniture and generally a closeness not yet experienced.

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Christies Care rallies for fundraiser in memory of Christies Carer, Susan Atkinson

Christies Care, one of the largest providers of live in care in the UK, is supporting the British Heart Foundation this Valentine’s Day.

The day’s fundraising is in honour of the carer Susan Atkinson who sadly passed away last year from undiagnosed heart disease.

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Trustees wanted for an Ipswich based Charity

In the closing months of 2019, local charity, Ipswich Housing Action Group has seen two significant changes in its leadership. Jools Ramsey, has joined the organisation as new CEO and Toni Lancaster has stepped up as Chair of the board of Trustees, after the retirement of both previous incumbents.

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Place your bets for Las Vegas style night for Bally

The glitz and glamour of Las Vegas is coming to Suffolk for one night only. A casino night has been organised to raise vital funds for The Elena Baltacha Foundation which gives children from all backgrounds the opportunity to learn to play tennis.

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You can’t claim against the weather so who is liable for falls this winter?

Believe it or not, but on average, we spend a third of our adult lives at work. And whether you’re on a building site, inside a busy factory or tapping away at the keyboard in the office, accidents can and do happen. For many of us, we’ll end up making our way through our working lives (fingers crossed) pretty safely. But with a staggering 30,000 personal injury claims issued in county and magistrates courts last year, it never hurts to be prepared.

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Winners of the 2020 competition to be displayed on 13- 15th March at Peter Pears Gallery in Aldeburgh

Young Art East Anglia is an annual art competition for Suffolk’s primary school pupils, that raises money for Cancer Research UK. This year’s judge, Suffolk based artist Mimi Nicholson, will choose highly commended from different age categories plus first, second and third placed pieces which will then be professionally framed. About 350 selected art will be displayed at the Peter Pears Gallery in Aldeburgh. Winners are notified by late February.

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An Exhibition of Selected Members of the NEAC 11th April – 2nd May 2020

Thompson’s Gallery in Aldeburgh is privileged to be holding an exhibition of Selected Members of The New English Art Club.

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