Entries by Fiona Lemon

Bildeston Bugle Ed’s comment – September

The original intention of a scarecrow was to scare! That was the last thing on most people’s minds when they wandered around the village from 1st August. The sheer ingenuity, inventiveness and humour on display with eventually well over 70 scarecrows was stunning. According to history books, the Egyptians used the first scarecrows to protect […]

Job vacancy: Parish clerk and responsible financial officer – post now filled

Bildeston Parish Council is seeking applicants for the following post (post now filled) PARISH CLERK AND RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER 6 – 8 HOURS PER WEEK SALARY DEPENDING UPON EXPERIENCE PLUS HOME OFFICE ALLOWANCE Bildeston is a core village in Babergh District which has a wide range of amenities, community groups, activities and events. The Parish […]

New to the history section: the old village school and its site

The history section of this website now has a brand new section which details the history of Bildeston’s old village school and its site. This text is complemented with some fantastic historical images of the village. Find out more about Bildeston’s old village school. All information on the history section has been kindly provided by […]

Bildeston Sports Field Annual General Meeting

Bildeston Sports Field Management Committee invite you to the Annual General Meeting, to be held on Thursday 27 August 2020, 19:00. This meeting will take place outside – weather permitting – otherwise socially-distanced inside at the Sports Field, Consent Lane, Bildeston. The agenda for the meeting is set out below: Agenda 1. Welcome & Apologies 2. […]

News from the BNatural committee

Sadly there will be no festival this year – but see you all for our 10th Festival in September 2021. Like many other village events we have been unable to hold any fundraising events and so plan to host a socially distanced fundraising picnic on September the 6th – details will follow! Lastly, we still […]

Bildeston Bugle – Ed’s comment (August)

At the end of July, Government help, including food parcels and medication deliveries, will be stopped to those who are shielding. Many of those affected might have already received a letter from Government explaining the changes. Much more publicly were the announcements about the re-opening of pubs, hairdressers and barbers, museums, galleries and a wider […]

News from Bildeston Surgery

Our workload is increasing at a rate of knots! We are still only able to offer telephone triage, our Clinicians will book in face to face appointments where needed. Remember  you can also use the EConsult on our website. We are getting more people just turning up at the surgery expecting to be seen- Please […]

Social prescribing in Bildeston

What is social prescribing? Social prescribing is a way for local agencies to refer people, or for people to self-refer to a Community Connector. Community Connectors give people time, focusing on ‘what matters to me’ and taking a holistic approach to people’s health and wellbeing. Through shared decision making or personalised care and support planning, […]

News from Bildeston Sportsfield Committee

Thank you to all those of you who have shown an interest in the progress of the sports field and pavilion. To bring you up to date so far: The A.G.M. should have taken place in June but will take place as soon as Government restrictions on public meetings are lifted. In the meantime, we […]

Scarecrow competition details

Thank you for all your scarecrow entries. So far we have 40! To confirm your entry you need to have paid your entry fee of £2.50 please. You can drop it off at The Old Post Office, 90 High street, Bildeston. I will be producing a map of all the gardens where the wonderful scarecrows […]