News

  1. Jean Pappworth

    By Ed. on February 13th, 2016

    Jean Pappworth of Seagulls, Stocks Lane, died on 9th February in her London home after a short illness. Her funeral took place at Golders Green on 11th February. A memorial party will be held in Walberswick some time in the summer. TBC.

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  2. BBC website publishes Walberswick story

    By News Ed. on January 31st, 2016

    An article about the current Walberswick Parish Council has been published on teh BBC website. It can be found here: New councillors appointed

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  3. Graham Godsmark

    By News Ed. on January 31st, 2016

    Graham Godsmark died peacefully at home on Monday, 25th January 2016. The funeral will take place on Friday 12th February at 3pm at the Waveney Crematorium at Ellough, Beccles, NR34 7XE. For further details please contact David Godsmark …

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  4. Memories of Mary Allen

    By News Ed on January 19th, 2016

    Memories of Mary Allen from Rita Woodcraft. Mary was a great friend of my Mother Vida, and we all used to help in the tearoom. Mary had three children, Simon, Giles who sadly died as a young man and Sarah. In 1972 Mary met and married Derrick Allen, …

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  5. Jeltje Stracey 1924 -2016

    By News ed on January 18th, 2016

    With Jeltje Stracey (neé De Boer), leaving us in January (2016), Walberswick has lost one of its characters.  Jeltje was born in Friesland, Holland, in 1924, and as a young lady on 1939, she retained vivid memories of the German occupation of her …

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  6. Memorial Service for Elizabeth Rooke

    By News Ed on January 15th, 2016

    A memorial service and internment of ashes for Elizabeth Rooke will be held at St Andrew's Church, Walberswick, on Monday 15th February at 2pm, to which all her friends are welcome. The service will be followed by tea at The Anchor.

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  7. Calling all able-bodied volunteers!

    By News Ed on January 13th, 2016

    On Wednesday, 27 January, as in previous years, Will Russell, Natural England, is bringing a team of his volunteers to help with the clearance of part of the Fen. They will be here from 9:00am onwards. The Fen lies just north of the old railway …

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  8. The Christmas Tree

    By News Ed. on December 19th, 2015

    Last year a new and wonderful tradition was started in the village, to bring Christmas cheer to all; the tree decoration donation. There's nearly always been a tree on the village green, organised by various generous individuals and organisations, …

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  9. Christmas Greetings from Italy!

    By News Ed. on December 12th, 2015

    Back in September 2014 we published a lovely story about the Summer of '67, having been contacted by a gentleman from Genova in Italy, who had fond memories of the village. This week we recieved his festive wishes, which we are delighted to share …

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  10. PAG

    By John Nichols, Chairman Parish Plan Steering Committee on November 23rd, 2015

    The Planning Advisory Group was established in 2014 at the request of the Parish Council, following a recommendation of the Parish Plan aimed at strengthening the Council’s response to planning applications referred for consultation by Suffolk …

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