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Year: 2021

Good Neighbours Week

Running from Monday 11th October, all week, this is a national  programme which the Coddenham Community Response Group links to as part of its membership of the Good Neighbour Network and Community...

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Welcome to Coddenham

New arrivals to the Parish of Coddenham now get a warm welcome on behalf of the community, with a jam packed introduction pack, provided by the Coddenham Community Response Group. Compiled by Debbie...

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Look Back in Time

All our NEWS and information is retained on your Community website, so that you can look back over the past year and remember. Alternatively, if you are just a visitor or thinking of moving to...

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From the Rectory

Bless The Lord O My Soul it’s a glorious day.  Stepping into the kitchen for breakfast, I saw that,while our trees are still green, with the golden stubble in the fields behind them, the early...

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From the Rectory – Horizons

The holiday is over and it’s time to return to work. A few days ago I was walking Norfolk coastal paths, enjoying wide-open vistas of marsh and sea.  Now the horizon has shrunk to the wall at the...

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Local Photographer in the News

Local resident Georgie Kerr will have recognised recent sports success in the Olympic news. Not least Tom Daley, who alongside many other sports stars, she has photographed over many years. A...

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Toilet Twinning

The benefice Home Group has sponsored a toilet in Malawi which is now twinned with the toilet at St Mary's in Coddenham. The organisation, Toilet Twinning, sponsors toilets in places throughout the...

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Climate is for Everyone

While a hefty report, its headlines are arguably for everyone, wherever your community is. The Coddenham Community Response Group (CCRG) is providing a link to IPCC | Climate Change 2021: The...

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From the Rectory – Shadows

It was a glorious morning; the sky was blue and the sun shining.  On the half-open dining-room door was a distinct, but unfamiliar, shadow.  The pattern of vertical bars was clearly the window...

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From the Rectory – Food

Where does my food come from? Whether we grow our own, shop locally or take delivery from the supermarket; we take it for granted that food is available.  Yet at the same time, I only have to look...

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Active Travel Plan Update

Consultation on the Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Council Active Travel Plan ended on Thursday 22nd July. Enthusiasm for alternative forms of transport was emphasised by the response of around...

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COVID Step Four

As another cautious milestone is marked in the battle with COVID, all the latest information can continue to be found here on your Community website www.coddenham- parish.uk While cases are high and...

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Mischief in Coddenham

It’s sad to report some foolish vandalism on our Recreation and Football field over the weekend. Diligent residents reported the theft of goal net fixtures and a broken window, with attempted entry...

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Coddenham On Air Again

Local scientist, nordic walker and now writer of a new novel, will be featured on BBC Radio Suffolk's Lesley Dolphin Show Wednesday 23rd between 3.30 & 4pm. See the previous post on Tom's latest...

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The Church Tower

This afternoon, discussing repair work for a church tower, I pondered, what purpose the tower?  Many are the repository of bells.  Some hold the village clock or sundial.  In border or coastal...

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Local Resident Publishes a New Book!

Well known Coddenham resident Tom Boles has discovered more supernovae than any other person in history. Tom is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and a past President of The British...

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Thanks for Brunch!

Many thanks to everyone who supported and volunteered help behind the scenes last Sunday, for our successful first outdoor SUNDAY BRUNCH @the Coddenham Centre, We took over £400 and above all, were...

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Contrast – From The Rectory

Last night I drove home as the sun was setting: a large golden orb on the horizon, infusing the surrounding clouds with a fiery glow.  It was a glorious sight.  Minutes earlier, I had looked across...

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FREE Social Media Training

Are you interested in promoting community events or activities using social media? If you are running a Facebook page or are about to set one up for your organisation then this series of social...

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Rubbish!

The Coddenham Centre has taken delivery of a number of litter pickers, high viz vests* and rubbish bags, for local individual and group clean ups. Supplied by MSDC with support from CCRG, its an...

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A Time to Remember

As part of the global prayer movement, Thy Kingdom Come, there will be a benefice service focussing on remembering at Creeting St Mary Church at 2.30pm on Saturday 15th May.  At 3.30pm St Mary's...

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From the Rectory – 3 Days

The Cross, the Day After, the Empty Tomb [Suggest you read one day at a time, starting with Day 1 as Good Friday] Day 1 – The Cross  On the afternoon of the first day, I came to the cross.  Although...

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Don’t Forget Your Census Return!

The 2021 Census needs to be returned by March 21st. If you know of someone in Coddenham, who doesn’t have internet access, print a copy off or contact us and we’ll try to help. Census and details...

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The Late Sylvia Harris

The funeral for Sylvia Harris was held at St Mary’s Church on the 24th February. For those unable to attend or prevented by COVID restrictions, the family have asked the CCRG to make their recording...

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Farewell to Sylvia

Sylvia Harris's funeral will take place at St Mary's Church on Wednesday 24th February. Unfortunately, due to Covid 19 restrictions the funeral service is limited to invited guests only. Many...

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Coddenham Snow Update

Access and Egress available for Coddenham. All roads passable, including B1078 although heavy drifting on the Henley Road and should be avoided. Some milk deliveries disrupted. Steve the postman has...

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From the Rectory

Simeon said to Mary, ‘This child is set for the fall and rising of many in Israel – and a sword will pierce your own soul too’ – Lk 2:34, 35 On the wall above my desk hangs a small picture of a...

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Farewells

We regret to have to report the passing at the beginning of this year, of two distinguished Coddenham residents, past and present. Bernard Baker and Sylvia Harris were both well known figures -...

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