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  • Music at the pub!

    Posted on September 14, 2017 by in Tattingstone

    The best way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Sea Shanty’s, Folk songs and more… The Wheatsheaf,Tattingstone. This Sunday, the 17th September at 2.30pm

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  • The WW1 stories of Frank Warner and Charles Elliott

    Posted on June 6, 2017 by in Tattingstone

    Two further stories in the series commemorating the lives of the fifteen men from the village who died in the Great War can be found in the History section under WW1 Fallen Remembered. Frank Warner was only 18 when he was accidentally killed in Hyderabad India in March 1917 whilst serving as a driver with the 101st […]

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  • Tennis Club latest for 2017

    Posted on May 22, 2017 by in Tattingstone

      See all the latest news from the Tennis Club in their section under “Places”.  In particular: new club playing times, a warm invite to new players school free time club participation at the village fete subscription and key code info Contact info: Gwen Lynch 01473 328729/07791683184 (g.lynch007@btinternet.com), or Janet Ward 01473 328663 (janetward456@btinternet.com)  

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  • Tattingstone Tennis Club AGM

    Posted on May 8, 2017 by in Tattingstone

    The Annual General Meeting of the Tattingstone Tennis Club will be held this Wednesday 10 May at 7.30pm in The Wheatsheaf. All current members are welcome and also anyone who is interested in joining the Club. Janet Ward, Chairperson –  328663 Gwen Lynch, Treasurer –  328729

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  • 250TH COMMEMORATION OF THE SAMFORD HOUSE OF INDUSTRY  

    Posted on April 29, 2017 by in Tattingstone

      FROM WORKHOUSE TO HOSPITAL TO HOMES THE EXHIBITION ON 22 APRIL More than one hundred people attended the tree dedication and exhibition on Saturday 22 April, so I can safely say the event was a huge success!  I am absolutely delighted and only too pleased to be able to share my hobby with so […]

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  • Diary Date – 22 April

    Posted on March 30, 2017 by in Tattingstone

    Commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the Workhouse It’s had many names in the 250 years since it was built – the Samford House of Industry, the Samford Union House, the House on the Hill, the Samford Poor Law Institution, the Tattingstone Workhouse, The Spike, St Mary’s Hospital and now the homes at Chedworth Place […]

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  • Harry Gull’s story – the latest WW1 biography is now in the History section.

    Posted on March 27, 2017 by in Tattingstone

    Harry died 100 years ago in March 1917,killed in action in the Battle of Arras.  His story together with extra war diary information telling us what his Battalion in the King’s Shropshire Light Infantry were doing in that battle in the days surrounding his death can be seen in the History pages.

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  • Next exciting meeting of WI 16th March 2017

    Posted on February 24, 2017 by in Tattingstone

    Our next meeting will be Oggi Welden from Capelli de Oggi with her Wonderful Hats. We meet in the Village Hall at 7.30pm. Do come and join us, we are a very friendly bunch of ladies. There is also refreshments and time to chat.

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  • New look website, new history page …

    Posted on February 23, 2017 by in Tattingstone

      First of all, a huge thanks to Andy for giving the website a makeover! I’d like to draw your attention to the latest in my series of WW1 tributes.  This latest story is about the Dale brothers, Robert and Arthur, and tells about a tragedy that never should have happened.  To correspond with this […]

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  • Exciting Progamme for 2017

    Posted on February 18, 2017 by in Tattingstone, Women's Institute

    19th January     The Iceni Choir   Stall:  Bring and Buy                 Teas & draw :     Marilyn Bryant and Lucy Lavender 16th February Guest speaker:   Andrea Mendel                                 Life in another place   Teas & draw :   Millie Gilson and Lisa Butler                                            PLEASE BRING FRIENDSHIP COINS   16th March Guest speaker:   Oggi Welden                                 […]

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  • WI Meeting 16.2.2017

    Posted on February 18, 2017 by in Tattingstone, Women's Institute

    Tattingstone and Wherstead WI This month our members and visitors were transported back over fifty years to life on a tea plantation in northern India. Our speaker was Andrea Mendel, a local Tattingstonian, who at 9 weeks old travelled out to Darjeeling by package boat, with her parents, to live on a tea plantation. The […]

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  • Planned Power Cut

    Posted on February 8, 2017 by in Tattingstone

    Some parts of the village will have a planned power-cut this Friday. You should have had a letter through your door if it will affect you.  There will be a planned power cut in at least some parts of Tattingstone on the morning of Friday 17th February.   The power needs to be switched off to […]

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  • This Friday evening!

    Posted on February 7, 2017 by in Tattingstone

    The Tattingstone PTA is inviting all parents, children, guardians, governors, members of staff, and friends of the school and the local community to take part in a Beetle Drive Evening.

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  • Constituency Surgery

    Posted on January 5, 2017 by in Tattingstone

    James Cartlidge MP will be holding a constituency surgery at Brantham Village Hall on Friday 3rd February. Amy has asked us to let the Parish know about this date and provide my contact details if any residents would be interested in booking an appointment.

    If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to give Amy a call.

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  • Crime in the Village

    Posted on January 1, 2017 by in Tattingstone

    Police are hunting burglars who broke into 23 sheds and outbuildings in south Suffolk over two weeks and fled with a haul of valuable property.

    The burglaries took place in Tattingstone, East Bergholt, Bentley, Chelmondiston, Holbrook and Shotley Gate, between December 12 and December 27. Officers are warning residents to secure their belongings after a motorboat, tools, gardening equipment, food and other items were stolen.

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