On Friday 8th September the Tour of Britain enters Suffolk with Stage 6 taking place between Newmarket and Aldeburgh. Beginning at 11:00 the course takes riders through Bury St Edmunds, Ixworth, Stradbroke, Framlingham and Wickham Market before passing through Woodbridge via Sandy Lane, Cumberland Street, Station Road, Quayside, Lime Kiln Quay Road and Melton Hill on the way to Aldeburgh via Snape and Saxmundham.
The Drummer Boy statue, much loved by the people of Woodbridge, was yesterday safely removed from it's home of 33 years on Melton Hill in order to be transported to specialist restoration facility. Once restored he will be relocated to the Market Hill.
Thanks to a donation from the Woodbridge Lions Club Woodbridge Town Council have been able to purchase and install a new play boat in Elmhurst Park to replace the well used but slightly tired climbing frame.
On Saturday 19th August the Shire Hall hosted the second Creators and Makers showcase organised by the Mayor of Woodbridge, Councillor Clare Perkins on behalf of Woodbridge Creative Arts. The event is organised to show off the broad range of creative talent we have in town and the exhibitors included;
The Woodbridge Town Council planning committee met on Tuesday 18th July 2017 to discuss, amongst other applications, the re-development of the former Suffolk Coastal District Council offices on Melton Hill (Planning application DC/17/2840/FUL).
New Street will be closed on Monday 10th July between 06:00 - 18:00 to allow for repairs on the Bell and Steelyard weighbridge. The closure will be between Seckford Street and St Johns Hill as shown on the maps below.
Military Exercises on Woodbridge Airfield and Rock Barracks
The Suffolk Coastal Disability Forum has organised a Disability Action Day in Woodbridge on Wednesday 28th June.
Latest guidance on recognising the terrorist threat and remaining vigilant can be accessed via www.nactso.gov.uk To report any suspicious activity or behaviour call 0800 789 321 or in an emergency dial 999.
The Mayor of Woodbridge, Councillor Clare Perkins, has chosen the Creative Arts and the therapeutic benefits associated with them as the theme for her mayoral year.