Drovers through Ixworth

Cattle in the High Street? (or even geese or turkey for that matter) It’s funny how something seemingly random sets off an interesting train of thought, is it not? In my case it was the discovery in a shed, of a seemingly unloved, though undeniably, battered old paperback dating back to the 1970s. It concerned […]
Robert Hector Reeve Ixworth

Robert ‘alias Hector’ Reeve of Ixworth

Robert Reeve was born in 1853 to William and Charlotte Reeve who lived in Thetford Road. I first found him at the Ixworth Petty Sessions in August 1870, fined for drunkenness at the Woolpack. In January 1871 he was given 14 days in gaol for disorderly conduct and in March convicted of assault and fined […]
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 […]
Ixworth Surgery

Getting Ready for Winter @ Ixworth Surgery

Ixworth Surgery have asked us to advise on an event that they are running next month advising people on the best ways to prepare for Winter. Details below. We are holding a Patient Education Afternoon on 25th November 2015 at 1400 “Getting Ready for Winter” Speaker from West Suffolk Hospital Physiotherapy Department The talk will focus on simple […]
Ixworth Village Stowmarket Road 1900

Vintage photos of the High Street and Stowmarket Road

We were fortunate to be passed two pictures from around the start of the 20th century by an Ixworth resident. Two photos are shown below – one looking up the high street and one looking down Stowmarket Road. Fascinating visual history and lovely to see how little has changed over the last century. If anyone has […]
Henry Ralph Cooper

Henry Cooper of Ixworth

Left Holding the Baby In February 1850 Henry Cooper, surgeon and general practitioner of Ixworth, entered the Police Court at Worship Street, Shoreditch. He was not charged with any offence, nor was he involved in litigation, he was simply seeking the advice of a magistrate regarding the unusual position in which he found himself. A month […]
Cricket Club

Bury St Edmunds Cricket Club invite you to the biggest game in their history

We have been asked to let everyone from Ixworth know that Bury St Edmunds Cricket Club has biggest game in their history on Sunday 16th August at the Victory Sports Ground. There will be coverage on BBC Radio Suffolk and BBC Look East, and if you are in the area and can come down to watch or just pass on […]
Ixworth Explorer Scouts

Ixworth Explorer Scout Unit

Discovery E.S.U.”, as our Explorer Scout Unit is known was formed in September 2012 and consists of male and female young people and leaders. Discovery offers its members the chance to attend multiple specialist camps each year including, kayaking, mountain biking, climbing and hillwalking as well as other camps such as the County Moot every […]
Ixworth Windmill

A1088 Thetford Road to Ixworth Thorpe Road Resurfacing June 2015

We received a flier today from Suffolk Highways which will be dropped to residents of Ixworth over the next week. We have included below with an attachment at the bottom of the post with the relevant contact details. Suffolk Highways will be carrying out road resurfacing between the Church and Bardwell Road. The work is necessary […]

Ixworth Sale Trail

Would you like to sell your items from the comfort of your driveway, front garden or garage? No need to set off to a car boot sale and the Buyers come to you! Join in the Ixworth Sale Trail. £6.00 per household. Application forms are in the Post Office and Village Shops. A map will be produced to […]

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