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Parish Council reports and agendas each have an RSS feed.
WI Reports now have an RSS feed.

Mail scam warning

The scam described below was shut down in 2005 (see Nevertheless, it is worth bearing in mind for the approaching parcel delivery season. Avoid Premium Rate phone numbers – you don’t know what you are paying.

For information about scams in general (real and imagined) see
A card is posted through your door from a company called PDS Parcel Delivery Service suggesting that they were unable to deliver a parcel and that you need to contact them on 0906 6611911 (a Premium rate number). 
DO NOT call this number, as this is a mail scam originating from Belize.
If you call the number and you start to hear a recorded message you will already have been billed £15 for the phone call. 

As a general rule NEVER forward scam/virus warnings you receive from well-meaning friends – their email and the forwarded parts may contain a virus.
This also applies to cute animal/baby pictures, missing persons notices or any chain letter-style messages.
If you feel you must forward a particular message to all your friends, please remove all the email addresses of the previous recipients. I do not want my email address broadcast to the world and its spammers and neither, probably, do you nor the previous recipients.

SCDC and Waveney working together

Suffolk Coastal and Waveney have a proud and successful record of working in partnership to provide better services and even better value for their residents, and the two councils are now agreeing a more formal approach to the future.
See

Village News now as RSS feed

You can now get Village News items as an RSS feed. Read More...

Lost & Found

Gent’s green pullover found (9 Sept) on seat on south side of church. Enquiries to webmaster or 45BHL.

On the Buses

Don’t forget 1st September when our single-decker buses (not double-deckers) will run through Falkenham Road and Back Road to and from Felixstowe. The one double-decker but we have at 8:01am will still go along Trimley Road. Read More...

On the buses – Home to School

As the summer holidays are nearly upon us there may be young people in the parish who are starting a new school or college in September. To see if they are entitled to transport assistance, parents can contact Customer Services Direct (CSD) on 08456 066067 or online at SCC Customer Services Direct

This information is also available on and also includes timetable details.

Sheila Wardner 448081

On the Buses – All change

Far East Travel buses will take the place of Country Travel from 6 July 2009 and the change of route from Trimley Road to Falkenham Road and Back Road will start from Tuesday 1st September, although the Ipswich school bus at 8:01am will continue along Trimley Road as there are concerns about double-deckers getting through some of Kirton’s narrow roads and awkward corners.

Sheila Wardner 448081

Low flying military aircraft

About 14:50 BST on Friday 5 June a military jet flew westwards across Kirton so low that it apparently swerved to avoid poplar trees between Burnt House Lane and Weir Place.
If you were alarmed by this event call the Ministry of Defence complaints line 02072 186 020.

Suffolk Show

Tom Wells’ spreader wins 2nd prize in the restored Restored implement with tractor competition.
Pictures follow.

Gardeners' Club visit France

Under the guidance of Johan during 22–25 May 2009, we packed in a visit to Paris, gardens and châteaux en route and in the area. See Gardeners’ Club pages for details and pictures. Read More...

New President, Suffolk Agricultural Association

Congratulations to Mike Hollingsworth (Russels Farm, Falkenham) on becoming the new President of the Suffolk Agricultural Association. Read More...

It's a girl!

Congratulations to Jessica, Andrew and families. Jessica (née Pardy) gave birth to a girl about 10am today, weighing in at 8 pound 15 oz (4.054kg).

The Internet is 20 this month

In March 1989 Tim Berners-Lee handed a document to his supervisor entitled Information Management: a Proposal. The paper described what would, the following year, become the world wide web. Read More...

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