Ixworth News

Ixworth Patents Association

Get Ready for Winter!’ Presentation

On Wednesday 25th November 2015 2pm Sapiston and Honnington Village Hall The Ixworth Surgery Patients’ Association are presenting an Afternoon with the West Suffolk Hospital Physiotherapy Team. This year the talk is themed around information on how to ‘Get Ready for Winter!’ and brief AGM • Footwear • Walking aids • Bad weather • How to get up after a fall Everyone is […]

Evolving wildlife project supported by council leader

An evolving wildlife project in Ixworth will be enjoyed by even more people this summer after a councillor donated money for a picnic table and benches. Robins Copse was bought by the parish council around 30 years ago. Over the years volunteers, which include national butterfly expert Mike Dean, have planted flowers, built a path […]
Fibre Broadband Ixworth

Fibre Broadband in Ixworth – Finally

We received an update from Broadband Suffolk confirming that fibre broadband is now available in Ixworth. We have upgraded a street cabinet in Stow Road Area, Ixworth (Pakenham Exchange) to give fibre broadband. This cabinet serves premises with postcodes beginning IP31 2 Please note that not all premises in the postcodes above are guaranteed to […]
Ixworth Free School

Ixworth Free School Progress

We have recently received information that on the 22 May 2013, Ixworth Free School were told by the Department for Education that their “application to establish Ixworth Free School has been successful as the Secretary of State has decided it should proceed to the next stage of the free schools process. We had initially writtten […]
Suffolk Links Brecks Service

The Suffolk Links Brecks Service

The Suffolk Links is a Demand Responsive Transport service, here to provide journeys that are not available or possible on the existing scheduled services. Transport is pre booked, simply call us to arrange your journey, up to 7 days in advance. The service is often door to door and fares are charged in line with […]
Ixworth Village on Facebook

Launching on Facebook

The success of the facebook profile for Ixworth Village Hall – www.facebook.com/ixworthvillagehall – and its use by the community to publish their own news on what is going at the Village Hall, has encouraged us to do the same with the Ixworth Village brand online. We are very open to publish information and news through […]

Ixworth St Mary’s High School

After a tweet was picked up this morning we now understand that there are plans afoot for a second middle school in Ixworth – nicknamed “Beccles v.2” after a previous success. The Diocesan Board of Education, with the support of the Thurston Partnership, is considering applying to open a new Church of England secondary school […]

Suffolk to be rebranded as “The Curious County”

In a move that affects the citizens of Ixworth, we have learned today of proposals to rebrand as ‘The Curious County”. To say that the new branding has caused waves is an understatement. Quoted from the BBC website – “It’s synonymous with respectable market towns, Benjamin Britten’s music, and bracing swims on shingle beaches. But […]

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