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Temporary Footpath Closure - No. 18

19 November 2019

Please be advised that Thurston Footpath no. 18, from Mill Lane to Ixworth Road, will be closed temporarily from the 21 November 2019 until 21 May 2020. 

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Tree for Life

8 November 2019

Trees For Life BannerBabergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils are offering all families a tree to mark the arrival of every new child.

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Connecting Communities - Door-to-door 'On Demand' Bus Service

28 October 2019

Connecting Communities is a service provided by Suffolk County Council to help people, who might not have access to a regular bus service, travel around the county easily. 

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Register your fridges, washing machines or dishwashers

25 October 2019

Register your appliancesSuffolk Trading Standards is reminding appliance owners to register their fridges, washing machines or dishwashers this Product Safety Week (21–25 October 2019).
With an estimated 170 million large appliances in use in UK homes, the call is going out to all those who have yet to spend a few minutes  on recording details of these powerful machines. By doing so they ensure that they will be the first to know in the rare case of a safety notice or product recall., is a portal run by The Association of Manufacturers of Domestic Appliances (AMDEA), to make it quicker and easier for the public to register both new and older appliances, and to improve ownership data.
Two thirds (67%) of people have never registered an older appliance whether bought a couple of years before, that they found in their home when the moved in, or were by given by family or friends, or bought second hand, according to research commissioned by AMDEA.
Suffolk Trading Standards wants to reach those people who might not realise that older models can also be recorded – the Registermyappliance site can take registrations for products up to 12 years old.  Although anyone thinking of acquiring an older appliance should first check that they are not already subject to a recall on the Government recall listing
#ReactToRecalls is the subject of this week’s International Product Safety Week (21-25 October) and the campaign is co-ordinated by the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) and supported by AMDEA.  
Safety matters for appliance owners:

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Snip and Chip - Get Your Pet Cat Neutered and Microchipped for Free!

23 September 2019

Cats Protection Bury St Edmunds has teamed up with vets at Moreton Hall Veterinary Centre to offer a free neutering service for cats. The offer, which runs throughout the month of October, is open to all households in postcode areas IP29, IP30, IP31, IP32 and IP33. 

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Referendum Result - Thurston Neighbourhood Plan

16 September 2019

The village has voted, by an overwhelming majority, to accept the Neighbourhood Plan. 

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Temporary Footpath Closure - Footpath No 6

30 August 2019

Please be advised that Thurston Footpath no. 6, from Norton Road to Church Road, will be closed temporarily from the 2nd September 2019 until 1st March 2020. 

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Thurston Station Needs You - Become a 'Station Adopter'

14 August 2019

The ‘Adopt a Station’ scheme enables individuals or groups to adopt their local railway station and contribute to its use and welfare. 

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Volunteer Drivers Needed

12 August 2019

Volunteers needed for door-to-door transport service for anyone who, for whatever reason, is unable to access public transport easily.

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Door-to-door Community Transport Service

12 August 2019

This service has been provided for anyone who, for whatever reason, is unable to access public transport easily.

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