Entries by Fiona Lemon

Keep calm and carry on creating!

There have been so many Bildeston events cancelled this summer, leaving us disappointed and sad. But do not despair!  Get ready for A SCARECROW COMPETITION to run throughout August in aid of The Suffolk Community Foundation, a charity that supports all Suffolk charities, many of which have suffered financially due to Covid-19. An entry fee […]

Bildeston Primary School update – July

Hello from Bildeston Primary School. I hope you are all safe and keeping well. We are still open and looking after the key worker and vulnerable pupils from our school as well as children from Years Reception, 1 and 6. Obviously as we follow government guidance our numbers are small at the moment, but each […]

Bidleston Bugle Ed’s Comment – July

Over the last few weeks people have been uploading wonderful old photos to do with the village on the Bildeston Facebook Noticeboard. Musical bands from previous centuries and sports teams who proudly represented the village, like the Bildeston Rangers football team of the 1960s shown here. Back Row from Left Alan Mann, Brian Pitt, Mick […]

Proposed temporary measures for social-distancing

In response to difficulties maintaining social distancing measures along Bildeston High Street, the Parish Council has submitted a new proposal for temporary traffic and parking restrictions. The village’s current road layout provides insufficient space to maintain social distancing for pedestrians, specifically outside Bildeston Village Stores & Post Office where customers queue outside on the pavement, […]


Nominations are coming in thick and fast – don’t miss out on nominating yours. We know there are many unsung community heroes in Suffolk working tirelessly to support and/or help others. We strongly believe this should not go unrecognised and know that people across our county would love to hear some of these heart warming […]

Bildeston Primary School – June update

Greetings from Bildeston Primary School. I hope you are all safe and keeping well. We are still open and looking after the key worker and vulnerable pupils from four schools. When the lockdown was announced the head teachers from local schools got together, and Elmsett, Whatfield and Bildeston schools decided to pool resources locally and […]

Bugle Ed’s comment – June 2020

Lying, thinking Last night How to find my soul a home Where water is not thirsty And bread loaf is not stone I came up with one thing And I don’t believe I’m wrong That nobody, But nobody Can make it out here alone Now if you listen closely I’ll tell you what I know […]

Taking care of yourself in isolation

While we all MUST follow the national guidance to stay at home and stay safe, we must also make sure we take care of ourselves and interact as much as we can from a distance or by helping others. It’s a serious message – take care of yourselves each and every day and follow Public […]

Bildeston Coronavirus Support Group

The Bildeston Coronavirus Support Group can offer the following services free of charge: food delivery, medical supplies/prescription deliveries, posting mail and dog-walking. Please email Bildeston Coronavirus Support Group or call 033 33 355254 for any of the above services. Asda has launched volunteer shopping cards to enable the elderly, vulnerable and those self-isolating to have […]

Bildeston Food Bank

The Bildeston Food Bank offers free food to Bildeston families who find themselves in need during this coronavirus crisis. It is being operated by the Bildeston Coronavirus Support Group from the Baptist church in Duke Street (due to the St Mary Magdalene Church now being locked). To use this service, please call the support group on 033 33 […]