The Roger David Burrows Music Fund

THE Archaeology event on March 11th was very successful and much enjoyed but unfortunately we had to turn many people away as the venue was full! We are very sorry for any disappointment this caused so, back by popular demand - Amazing archaeological discoveries


new view down the River Deben valley-Prehistoric, Roman and Saxon archaeology along the East Anglia One cable route' by archaeologist Andy Peachey. Monday 24th June, 7.30 pm at St Michael’s Church Centre, The Drift, Martlesham Heath, IP5 3PL. Admission, by ticket only, £5. Light refreshments and a raffle.

The venue is fully accessible and there is adjacent free parking. Tickets, £5, can be obtained in advance from the Burrows family, 17 Squires Lane, Martlesham Heath IP5 3UG, please provide a stamped addressed envelope, and any

cheques payable to ‘The Roger David Burrows Music Fund’. Andy is an archaeologist who has been working across East Anglia for the last 15 years and over the last two years on a major project, the East Anglia One cable route. He will be talking about the amazing and unexpected finds discovered during this work, some close to Martlesham, including an exciting array of new settlement evidence, including Roman and Saxon buildings and an exceptional prehistoric monument, trackway and artefacts that may coincide with the earliest settlements and agriculture in the region approximately 4000 years BC. Some of these were featured on BBC4’s Digging for Britain in December last year and earlier in the local press. Further information about the above event and the Music Fund can be obtained from Burrows family (01473 625196) or


Where Leadership Begins! Rotary club

recognises that today’s young people are tomorrow’s leaders and they often need help to make

themselves more

valuable to their community and organisations. The Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) is an International project with a proven record. RYLA is a Rotary program to encourage the development of young people, age 18 – 26, as future community and business leaders and succeeds by: helping them to find out who they are, creating a testing environment

for them to operate in challenging them,

FUN Activity sessions for pre- school aged children, 10.30am to 12noon 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month during term times at St Michael’s Church Centre, Martlesham Heath, IP5 3PL Youngsters of 0 to 5 years old, have a fun start to your week by coming along to Bright Stars with your parents, grandparents, friends, family and/or carers.

Our fun half hour sessions

are free and usually include singing, activities and making crafts

to take home based

around stories or themes from the Bible. After each session we have refreshments, when the adults can chat and

Woodbridge RNLI

THE Woodbridge RNLI Branch would like to thank customers of Hamblin Road Co-op who helped

both physically and mentally supporting them while they deal with fears that hold them back teaching them how to be effective servant leaders encouraging them to get involved in the wider world and making it all fun.

If you know a person who

would benefit from going on a one-week leadership course in September, please contact Rotartian Monty Guest on 01473 625838 or send a message to the Deben Rotary web-site: www.debenrotary., where there is also a link to RYLA.


£652.29 for the RNLI. There are three RNLI collection boxes at the Co-Op which were also totted up and £124.44 collected.

Tony Wilman,

Chairman of the Branch said, “I would like to thank the Co- op for their continued support, everyone

donated and our volunteers for giving up their time."

On Sunday 23rd June you

will find us at Woodbridge Regatta and Riverside Fair near the Caravan Cafe; we have a selection of RNLI branded goods from bags to burgees so why not pop along and meet the team and help to raise funds for a great cause.

who generously

Summer Term at Bright Stars the

children can play, until approximately 12noon. You are welcome to come along to any of our mornings, just turn up, no need to let us know in advance. The next session dates, for the Summer Term 2019, are: May 13th, June 10th, June 24th and July 8th.

If you would like one of our

Bright Stars leaflets with the session dates on it give us a ring on the number below and we will be happy to send it to you.

If you would like further information

Sonya & Maureen Burrows Tel: 01473 625196.

Ipswich Group, Suffolk Family History Society

MONTHLY Meeting, Thursday 23rd May, starting at 7.15pm. We meet at: The Co-Op Education Centre, Pedestrian Entrance: 11, Fore Street, Ipswich, IP4 1JW. Car park entrance: in Waterworks Street, IP4 1JG. Admission £2 per person for Society members. £2.50 per person for non- members, who are also warmly welcomed, you can join the Society at the meeting if you wish. Tickets are not required, just turn up and pay on the door. New Family History Researchers (including non- members) are welcomed to this event, can we help you with your researches?

For more information on this Event, and about the


Call Howard on 01473 274300 or e-mail publicity@suffolkfhs.

please contact:

Martlesham Heath Aviation Society

THE Martlesham Heath Aviation Society Meeting, takes place at:

The Community Centre, Felixstowe Road, Martlesham Heath, Suffolk, IP12 4PB on Friday 3rd May at 7.30pm to 10pm.

Annual General Meeting, after another very successful year.

Followed by some rare films,

with some likely to have never been seen in public before. Entry to this is free.

Contact: howard on 01473 274300 for information. The Society website uk

The Martlesham Heath Control Tower Museum is now open every Sunday afternoon from 2pm – 5pm.

News From Woodbridge Bowls Club

WOODBRIDGE Bowls Club are holding their Open Morning on Saturday 4th May at the club green to the rear of Elmhurst Park. Doors open at 10am until 1pm. You are invited to come and visit us and try your hand at this gentle but interesting sport. Bowls (Woods) will be provided in various sizes to suit your hand. Tuition will be given by our trained instructor assisted by members of the club. Refreshments will be available, so even if your woods don’t go straight you can be sure of a refreshing cup of tea or coffee to help you recover. We do ask visitors to wear flat shoes to protect the green, which is in perfect condition. So why not come along and give it a try. You will be sure of a warm welcome and friendly guidance into the game. For further details please visit us on Facebook or check our website www.woodbridgebowlsclub. Happy bowling!


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ST Audrys is offering a free taster day to ladies in

association with the Doctorgolf Academy.

Thursday 23rd May is your chance to enjoy: Free qualified professional coaching. Equipment provided free for use on the day. Support from lady members of the club they will be able to answer your questions about life in the golf club. You will receive tuition in chipping, putting and driving before practicing what you have learnt on a few holes, just to see what it feels like. Golf is fun, a great way to get out in the fresh air and meet friends

with whom you can share real enjoyment in a new and exciting challenge.

Refreshments will be

offered and, if you wish to go ahead with the learning process, you will receive a great coaching offer exclusively for you plus a fantastic playing offer as well. Equipment will be provided – all we ask is that you wear suitable shoes!

If you would like to come along to St Audrys, sessions start at 10am, 2.30pm or 6.30pm. Why not register by May 20th at www.staudrysgc. ?

Melton Bowls Club

MELTON Bowls Club will be holding an open day on Saturday 27th April at their clubhouse in Dock Lane from 10am to 12 noon. The Club are inviting


who is interested in playing bowls to come and play on

the club green, free of charge (equipment and coaching will be provided). All abilities will be catered for and absolute beginners are very welcome. Coffee and tea will be available and there will also be tombola, cake stall and raffle.

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