News

  1. PIG FARMING ADJOINING THE VILLAGE

    By James Darkins, Chairman, Walberswick Common Lands Charity on January 19th, 2014

    Blois Farms has written to residents whose property adjoins either Track or Manor Fields to the south of the Village. The letter offers residents the opportunity to rent and manage the fields themselves, thereby giving them the ability to prevent pig …

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  2. Restoration of Heathland

    By News Ed. on January 15th, 2014

    These images show the current work, stage 1 in section 19, by contractors and volunteers occupied in the restoration of neglecated heathland in the village. The volunteer group continues to meet on Wednesday afternoons at 2pm at the cricket pavilion …

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  3. Pat Wythe

    By News Ed. on January 9th, 2014

    Pat Wythe died on 30th December 2013. She was born on the 28th November 1925 in India where her father was working as a mining engineer. From January 1945 to May 1946 Pat served with the Wasbies - Women’s Auxillary Service (Burma). In 1951 she …

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  4. Death

    By News Ed on January 9th, 2014

    30th December, 2013 - Pat Wythe (Born 28th November 1925). Cremation on January 21st. As per her wishes, there will be a short service when her ashes will be buried in St Andrew;s churchyard. This will take place when the weather is a little warmer.

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  5. Peter George Hobden Avis 1921 - 2014

    By News Ed. on January 6th, 2014

    Peter was born in Catford, London, and celebrated his 92nd Birthday in July among many of his family, including most of his great-grandchildren, two of whom he had not met before. Following a further celebration among friends, Peter became unwell, …

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  6. WCLC January news

    By Michelle Webb on January 6th, 2014

      WALBERSWICK COMMON LANDS CHARITY Working with Natural England the Charity proposes to trial a new method of managing our beautiful Common. For two months (January & February) sheep will be allowed into a fenced enclosure around the Fen to see …

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  7. Death

    By News Ed. on January 4th, 2014

    31st December, 2013 - Peter George Hobden Avis (born 1921) passed away peacefully at St. Barnabas Residential Home, Southwold. Loving husband to the late Diana Joan and much loved father, grandfather and great grandfather. Funeral service will be …

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  8. Shells detonated

    By News ed on January 1st, 2014

    Those of you who have been in the village over the past 24 hours will have heard shells being detonated by the Royal Navy team. The Coastguard has informed us that with the continuing high seas there may be further instances of devices being washed …

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  9. Beach closed for bomb disposal

    By News Ed on December 31st, 2013

    The Coast Guard has been in position on the beach for the last 48 hours, keeping watch for 'ship shells', washed up from a dumping ground off the coast. Due to the rough seas a couple were spotted on the beach yesterday but have since been washed out …

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  10. Festive cheer

    By News Ed. on December 27th, 2013

    The team at the village shop threw themselves into the spirit of the holidays with elves, christmas jumpers and even singing and dancing hats this year - what a great bunch they are!  

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