The Memorial Social Centre in Wickhambrook

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Wickhambrook News and Events

Adobe pdf document Devolution Notes from County Cllr Mary Evans

There will be spooky fun for youngsters at Halloween markets in Bury St Edmunds and Haverhill during half term week.

Families shopping on the Bury market on Wednesday 26 October can enjoy free activities including face painting, apple bobbing and a treasure hunt with a prize for all those who take part.

Then on Saturday 29 October it is Halloween in Haverhill with a free roundabout ride as well as face painting, apple bobbing and a treasure hunt – again, all of which will be free.

St Edmundsbury Borough Council is also calling for anybody who wants to run a stall during the Christmas late night shopping evening in Haverhill on 2 December to get in contact with market development officer Sharon Fairweather by emailing or phoning 01284 757093.

Disabled people in Suffolk - come and be heard at Disability Focus!

Disabled people are being given the opportunity to talk with organisations that are responsible for the services which affect their daily lives.

Disability Focus takes place at One, Scrivener Drive, Ipswich on Tuesday, 25th October, from 10am to 3pm, and is being hosted by the multi-agency Disability Focus Planning Group in conjunction with the Disability Forum for Suffolk and Avenues East.

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Litter Pick
Sunday 6 November 2016 at 11.30 a.m. meet at the MSC car park
in the pavilion to collect your kit.

We hope as many of you as possible will attend to help support the wonderful work of the Firework Committee and clear up any litter in the village after the event the day before.  Come wind, rain or shine we hope to see you there! For further information please contact the Clerk :

Clerk to the Parish Council
Serendipity, Coltsfoot Green, Wickhambrook, Newmarket, Suffolk  CB8 8UW
Tel: 01440 821861


Road Closure
14 - 16 November 2016 (19:00 to 05:00 hours)

B1063 Post Office Hill, Wickhambrook

Reason for closure
Highway maintenance, carriageway repairs and associated works

Alternative route

A143, B1061, A1304, B1063 and vice versa

W.I. Christmas Fayre

W.I. Xmas Fayre
18th November 2016

From 2pm at the W.I. Hall. WI Christmas Fayre with lots of crafts and goodies to buy for your Christmas gifts. Refreshments will be served, a raffle, home baking along with many other stalls and lots of festive cheer. Free admission and all are very welcome.

W.I. Christmas Fayre

Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre
24th to 27th November 2016

This year's fayre takes place from Thursday 24 November through to 27 November and lots of information to help you plan your visit can be found at the website while you can chat with the fayre traders and keep up to date with the latest fayre news via the facebook page at or join the conversation on twitter by using the hashtag #BuryXmas. Over the past 12 years, the Christmas fayre has established its reputation as amongst the best in the UK, attracting visitors from far and wide.  Once again, the fayre will offer an array of more than 300 stalls selling Christmas gift ideas, food, drink as well as games and fairground rides. Local residents can enjoy the event even earlier this year with the fayre opening from 2pm on the Thursday.

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Please send an email to Wickhambrook Webmaster if you wish to place an advert on the website.

WANTED : Office Space

I am looking for an office space to use on a long term basis, within Wickhambrook if possible. 

I need space for two desks, have power, light and a phone line/internet connection. Two or three spaces for cars to park would also be ideal.  We would look at converted outbuildings, large summerhouses, rooms above garages/cartlodges etc.
Please contact Lee on 07949 448428 or if you feel you could help?

FOR SALE : AL-KO Shredder

2,500 watt

Little used & in good condition.

Offers in the region of £50.00.

Contact : 01440 820 438 or mobile  07910287021

(advert placed June 2016)

FOR SALE : Trundle Bed


I have a nearly new trundle bed for sale. One single bed fits underneath another single bed which zip together to make a king size 6 foot bed. Used as a guest bed on a handful of occasions. Buyer must collect from Hargrave. Purchased from Glasswells.  £100 or very near offer. Please call Christine on 07968972068.

FOR SALE : Furniture seeking a new home

IKEA 'Granas' glass top dining table (148 x 78cm), shelf below + 4 chairs
IKEA oak veneer double bed (210 x 157w) + headboard + bedside table             extensions with one drawer each.
IKEA 6 drwr plain light oak chest of drawers (2+4) 80w x 123h x 48d
IKEA 2 drwr plain light oak chest of drawers 40w x 55h x 48d
IKEA 'Billy' oak veneer bookshelf approx 202 x 60 x 28cm
IKEA 'Billy' oak veneer bookshelf top extension 35 x 60 x 28cm
Solid wood (light birch?) coffee/side table.  118 x 75 x 45cm
Solid wood (light birch?) coffee/side table.  59 x 59 x 45cm
Pine-framed mirror. 63 x 88 cm
Pine-framed mirror. 63 x 53 cm.
Oakridge 'Madrid' 2/3 seater sofa (needs new covers)
Oakridge 'Madrid' 2 seater sofa-bed (needs new covers)

More info and delivery arrangements from Bob and Deborah 01440 786303

FOR SALE : Drums and Sonos Play 5

Beginners 5 piece drum kit
Excellent condition
Contact: Dick Taylor
Mob: 07833 258558

Sonos Play 5 (New)
Please contact Dick Taylor 07833 258558

WANTED : Guinea Pig Hutch

Any one want to rid or sell a guinea pig hutch please?
Sara Rowe
01440 820517

FOR SALE : Paving Slabs

I have 31 large concrete paving slabs FREE to anyone who can make use of them.  They are approx 500 by 800 cm heavy duty plus there is some hardcore if wanted.
Contact: Sue or Chris on 01440 820355

FOR SALE : Various Items

We have the large 2 seater Tetrad Alicia sofa in very good condition, with washable cotton covers, plus duck feather cushions and seats in off white/cream. Quite a few handmade roman blinds (some of which are brand new), reproduction antique revolving walnut/mahogany small bookcase, antique warming pan, camera +lens (film), selection of handbags, chinese tea cups in a box set (new), two tall bookcases (honey coloured with 5 removable shelves), home rowing machine, Terracotta large plant pot.

Please call 01440 821662 after 6pm.

FOR SALE : Office Furniture

Office Furniture inc shelves, filing and cabinet. As new. 250. Please email or contact 01440 820182.


Honest,respectable retired Newmarket man requires land to metal detect on. References available. I have a keen interest in local history and simply need somewhere new to detect maybe once or twice a week.Who can say what we'll find.Happy to declare/share all finds.Please call 01638-611174.Thank you.

FOR SALE : Delonghi DFS 903 Professional Cooker

2 bed bungalow we need to be near Mum and Dad Council exchange. We have big 2 bed house in Haverhill, big garden not over looked.  It is teo big for us now. Been here 21 years but got to down size as my partner is disabled so we need walk in shower and nearer to parents -

WANTED : horse sharing

Experienced rider (adult) just moved into area, is looking to exercise/possibly share a horse locally. Please contact Jo on 07899 794559.

FREE : Ikea day/sofa bed

Hello! I am giving away an Ikea day/sofa bed. Used on a handful of occasions. Pulls out into a double bed. Comes with mattresses and mattress covers. Will need to be dismantled and collected. From the IKEA Hemnes range. Tel number 821336