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Ed’s Comment – April Bugle

We thought, hoped, we would never see the like again Refugee Blues W. H. Auden written in 1939 Say this city has ten million souls, Some are living in mansions, some are living in holes: Yet there’s no place for us, my dear, yet there’s no place for us. Once we had a country and […]

Village sign update

Bildeston is having a new Village Sign, which will be erected at the junction of High Street and Ipswich Road. Unfortunately, due to Covid 19, the manufacture of the sign has been delayed. Therefore, whilst awaiting the new sign it has been decided to commemorate an event that took place almost two thousand years ago […]

Sesaw news

If you are reading this in time and can get there, do treat yourself to a cuppa and cake at our Easter Fair on Sunday 3rd April. Open 10-3pm at the Old School in Long Melford, CO10 9DX with our usual wide selection of stalls, crafts, plants, Tombola, Raffle and our volunteer, Frank Payne, signing […]

Bildeston’s past: amenities

Sue Andrew’s latest historical update details the background to the telephone and mains water first coming to Bildeston. This feature also includes some photographs from the time and even a list of the first calls made from the village! Read Bildeston’s amenities and utilities

Ed’s comment: February

Once again the Bugle prints the announcement from Robin Sidgwick about the planned Bildeston Street Party to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. It is repeated to help make sure everyone in the village knows about the party and helps to link together any other planned street parties to complement each other rather than compete. Although […]

Bildeston Bowls club meeting

Bildeston Bowls Club is preparing for the opening of the 2022 summer season and will have its pre-season meeting on Friday 25th March at 6.30pm at Chamberlin Hall. Anyone interested in joining this friendly club or want to find out more about bowling and the village club is very welcome, just come along. Why join […]

Bildeston Bugle: join our team!

Like many things that go on in Bildeston, the Bugle is run by a wonderful team of volunteers. We need people to join our team of deliverers and some to join the Management Team. Delivering the Bugle is not too onerous, just once a month with one bag of Bugles in a specific part of […]

Sesaw news: February

It’s time for a cat’s eye view of SESAW with a story just as good as Ken’s dog-tale last month. We recently had the delightful experience of reuniting with his owner, a cat that was missing for about eighteen months. Kind people fed him until new neighbours realised he belonged to no one nearby. They […]

Citizen’s advice Mid-Suffolk

I’m a single parent and lost my job during the pandemic. My local Citizens Advice helped me apply for Universal Credit which has been really helpful to cover some of the income I’ve lost. But I’m very worried about the upcoming £20-a-week cut to Universal Credit – I don’t know how I’ll be able to […]