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Pigeon Post 2019 Photo Competition

Pigeon Post 2019 Photo Competition

This year there were 28 photos submitted from 12 people. The results are as follows: Professional Judging (Frances Crickmore) Over-16s 1. Russell Carter – Just a Snack 2. Anna Saul – Morning Sunrise 3. Clare Allen – Three-legged Dog on a Log Under-16s 1. George Thompson – “Yum, Yum” Village Vote Over-16s 1. Russell Carter […]

Glebe Meadow Honey

Glebe Meadow Honey

Honey produced by Starston bees in Glebe Meadow is now available for sale at £4 a jar. A few jars of set honey, extracted in May, are still available and also lots of soft and runny honey extracted in early August. Bees feed on nectar from different flowers, including trees, at different times of the […]

Bee Swarms and the Glebe Meadow

Bee Swarms and the Glebe Meadow

BUZZ, BUZZ, you busy bees! A successful spring This has been a busy time for bee swarms as well as for swarm collectors. And spring honey has been extracted and is now available – please ring me or call round for your jars of delicious Starston honey. I have collected 4 bee swarms from local […]

Gardens to Visit

Gardens to Visit

Gardens to Visit in June, from Susan Moore There are always lots of gardens to visit in June and here are just a few of them. Most are fairly local, but just to ring the changes I have included one a little further away, in the other Harleston, the one near Stowmarket. I have watched […]

Starston Artist’s Exhibition

Starston Artist’s Exhibition

Observations at Hallwong David Page writes: In March/April I shall be having a solo exhibition at the Gallery Upstairs, The Fisher Theatre, Bungay.  The title is ‘Observations at Hallwong’, – a mythical place.  I live in Hallwong Lane, Starston, (some readers may have visited the house which i and my wife Jane German, also a […]

Starston Neighbourhood Plan

Starston Neighbourhood Plan

Parish Workshop initial consultation drop-in event at Jubilee Hall, Saturday 17th November The Starston Neighbourhood Plan is a community-led document for guiding future development within the parish. It is about the use and development of land over the next 20 years.  It may contain proposals for improving the area or providing new facilities, or allocation […]

Pigeon Post Photo Competition 2018

Pigeon Post Photo Competition 2018

The results of the Pigeon Post Photo Competition 2018 have been announced and are as follows: Click HERE to see the Picture Gallery with all the photos that were entered for the 2018 competition. Main Competition Judged by Frances Crickmore Senior Category 1st Prize:     Linda Savage for Winter’s Frosty Pond 2nd Prize:   Clare Allen for Wood […]

Starston Flower Festival

Starston Flower Festival

Starston Flower Festival was held at St Margaret’s Church, Starston, on the 14th, 15th and 16th July 2018, with visitors being treated to some amazing displays, based on the theme of English Country Gardens. As soon as you put your foot over the threshold, to go into the church porch, your senses were immediately stimulated […]

Jubilee Hall Questionnaire

Jubilee Hall Questionnaire

What Events Would You Like To Have In The Jubilee Hall? Please return your Questionnaire as soon as possible The Jubilee Hall Management Committee organises a number of events in the hall each year. However, suggestions for those events almost always come from within the committee. We would like to broaden the range of activities […]

Community Speedwatch

Community Speedwatch

Speedwatch has started to evolve after the Chief Constable’s summit meeting in Wymondham last November. At this meeting the 65 coordinators put forward a raft of suggestions to improve the working of the operation. These suggestions were analysed by a team of experts and placed in the appropriate section. Some of the ideas are now […]