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  1. On This Day!

    By Ed. on September 8th, 2017

    8th September 1832. We noticed the following advertisement in The Suffolk Chronicle; or Weekly General Advertiser & County Express and transcribe it here with the kind permission of the British Newspaper Archives.  IN WALBERSWICK The entire …

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  2. Suffolk Coastal Planning for the Future

    By Parish Clerk on September 6th, 2017

    Do you have any comments about future development in Suffolk Coastal and what the Local Plan should contain? Click here to read the consultation pamphlet. The future of the District is important and you are invited to have an input by attending one …

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  3. Channel 4 Finds Walberswick on Village Fete Day

    By News ed on September 5th, 2017

    This year there were some curious visitors to the Walberswick Village Fete, not just the nautical cut-out figures dotted along the street, but the crew from Channel 4’s ‘Hidden Villages’. The programme team got in touch with the website via …

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  4. ON THIS DAY!

    By Contributing Editor on August 27th, 2017

    Continuing our series of articles taken from The British Newspaper Archives. This article appeared in the Norfolk Chronicle on 27th August 1904 On Tuesday last week about 10 o'clock a large fire was discovered on Walberswick common. A strong wind …

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  5. Baby Boy Boom!

    By News ed on August 25th, 2017

    We are delighted to announce the birth of not one, but two baby boys in the village. Born within days of each other Winston Jack Whiting and Hamish William Robert Hosea are already hanging out together and enjoying the holiday weather. Winston's …

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  6. ON THIS DAY!

    By Contributing editor on August 24th, 2017

    We have found some fascinating articles concerning Walberswick in the British Newspaper Archives and thought we’d like to  share these with readers from time to time. Did you know Walberswick was famous for its butter?  The following article …

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  7. Tommy visits Walberswick

    By Sheila Parry on August 20th, 2017

    The village was honoured to receive a visit in August from Tommy, the hero of the animated short film, A War to End No Wars that follows a British soldier’s experiences in the trenches during the Great War. During his visit to Walberswick, Tommy …

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  8. St Andrew's Choir

    By Julia Josephs on August 13th, 2017

    The Evensong Choir has gone from strength to strength since its formation in 1996. This year will see its 21st Carol Service! At Christmas they are joined by some excellent singers in the alto, tenor and bass sections but they desperately need more …

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  9. Love Is In The Room

    By Astrid King on August 10th, 2017

    On Sunday, 27th August, the sound of music will be heard coming from St. Andrew’s church ruins (or from inside, if wet). Walberswick’s resident composer Denis King has arranged an evening of songs and swinging jazz with international concert …

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  10. Summer Holiday Performing Arts

    By Ed. on August 1st, 2017

    Look what Walberswick's children have been up to.  Hannah Sutton tells us "We had our first drama and dance club today as part of our summer holiday clubs. It was a massive success". If your children are interested in joining in, there is another …

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