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Wickhambrook Parish Council is working closely with Suffolk Association of Local Councils, West Suffolk and Suffolk County Council to ensure that it can deliver a co-ordinated response to support the community.

Please check out the Wickhambrook Together page for updates and links to more information...

Latest News…

Signs of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Signs of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas which has been linked to a range of long-term health conditions and complications, including low birth weight in babies, brain damage and heart disease. Many of us could be being harmed without even knowing, as carbon monoxide cannot be seen, smelled or tasted – this is why it is known as the ‘silent killer’…

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Car Sale Scam

Car Sale Scam

Suffolk Police are asking people to be vigilant following recent cases of a car sale scam in Felixstowe and Barrow…

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Bird Flu Alert

Bird Flu Alert

Housing measures to protect poultry and captive birds from avian influenza are coming into force across the UK at one minute past midnight (00:01) on 29 November 2021…

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A Note from your Clerk – November 2021

A Note from your Clerk – November 2021

It has been a busy summer for me, with work on all our on-going projects, a meeting of the Estates Committee in August and an Extra Ordinary of the Parish Council on 8th September to consider the proposed agreement with Community Action Suffolk to take forward the Housing Needs Survey…

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Build a Gingerbread House

Build a Gingerbread House

With Christmas just around the corner what could be more appropriate than a demonstration on how to build a Gingerbread House? Andrea began with the templates needed to put together a house and a bowl of royal icing which she had prepared beforehand…

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Uganda Refugees 1972

We are marking the 50th anniversary next year with an oral history project. We would like to interview those who volunteered at the time, and people who were accommodated at Stradishall and still live in Suffolk…

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Be part of the future of Wickhambrook

Be part of the future of Wickhambrook

Can you spare 5 hours a month? Do you want to affect real change and become a voice for your community? Be part of the decision making, comment on local planning applications, help with community projects and ensure we make Wickhambrook an even better place to live…

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Covid Updates

In the week up to the 27 October, there have been 3,917 new cases of COVID-19 in Suffolk. This is a decrease on the numbers in the previous week. The rate of new weekly cases in Suffolk has decreased slightly and is now, at 528.3 cases per 100,000 people. This is above the rates for the East of England region (523.8 / 100,000) and for England as a whole (484.1 / 100,000)…

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Information from West Suffolk Families & Communities Team

Suffolk Says Keep Learning is supporting people to learn new skills and techniques to help them to be aware of how they’re feeling and what to do to stay well… There are five events, co-hosted by Suffolk MIND, Onelife Suffolk, The Greenlight Trust and Girlguiding Suffolk, taking place over the next two months, covering a range of different topics…

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Wickhambrook W.I. Hall Open Day

Wickhambrook W.I. Hall Open Day

As one of the few Women’s Institutes to have their own hall, we decided to hold an open day on Saturday 2nd October between 11.00am and 3.00pm for all the other organisations who use the Hall for various activities..

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Wickhambrook Beaver Scouts AGM

Wickhambrook Beaver Scouts AGM

Wickhambrook Beaver Scouts are holding their AGM on the 18th October at 1800 -1900 at the WI hall in Wickhambrook. If you are have time to spare and would like to get your teeth into something, then we would really appreciate the help…

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A Note from your Clerk – September 2021

A Note from your Clerk – September 2021

It has been a busy summer for me, with work on all our on-going projects, a meeting of the Estates Committee in August and an Extra Ordinary of the Parish Council on 8th September to consider the proposed agreement with Community Action Suffolk to take forward the Housing Needs Survey…

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Welcome to Britain

Were you in West Suffolk in 1972? Do you remember the Ugandan Asians who came to Stradishall, fleeing from Idi Amin? You may be able to help with an exciting new project!

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Shop Closing Hours Notice

Shop Closing Hours Notice

Due to extenuating circumstances Wickhambrook Stores will be closing at 12pm on Saturday the 25th September (please note the post office will be closed on this day) and will be reopening at 7.30am on Monday the 27th September (the post office will be opening as per usual at 9.00am).

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Reporting Problems in Wickhambrook

Reporting Problems in Wickhambrook

Don’t forget that if you have any concerns regarding highways or footpaths and byeways (for example, hedgecutting, pot holes and flooding), you can log these with Suffolk County Council, who are responsible for these function, through their report a problem page…

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Free to a good home

Free to a good home

The old white waterbutts are tucked just inside the cemetery entrance next to the lock down bin.  If anyone would like to recycle them, they are going free to a good home…

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Artistry in Cocoa

Artistry in Cocoa

With a title including references to chocolate it was not surprising to see a large turnout of members for this month’s meeting! Cheryl began by telling us about how Artistry in Cocoa came into being…

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Co-Option of Parish Councillors

Co-Option of Parish Councillors

Wickhambrook has two vacancies on its parish council which can now be filled by co-option. If you would like to become a councillor, have a look at some of the sources of information we’ve put together here, and chat with our Councillors to find out more about what it involves!

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RIDE Service Update

Following his resignation as a councillor, Wickhambrook parish council would like to extend its thanks to Mr John Barton, who has been a councillor since May 2015…

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Would you like to become a Parish Councillor?

Would you like to become a Parish Councillor?

Wickhambrook has a vacancy on its parish council which can now be filled by co-option. . If you would like to become a councillor, have a look at some of the sources of information we’ve put together here, and chat with our Councillors to find out more about what it involves! Our next meeting is at 7pm on Thursday 30th September in the Dulcie Smith Room at Wickhambrook Memorial Social Centre, and we’ll be looking to co-opt at this meeting…

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