Please refer to the new Coronavirus page along the top banner. This will be kept as up to date as possible in the current climate.
There are new drop down pages to Mid Suffolk District Council and Doctors Surgeries, Prescriptions and Chemists.
Please be aware of any scams surrounding the current situation. There ARE unscrupulous people out there who will try and exploit the situation. Please refer to the Neighbourhood Watch page for the latest information on these scams.
Dead Animals on the Road
If you see a dead animal on the road, please report it direct to Mid Suffolk via the folowing link: https://www.babergh.gov.uk › environment › street-care › dead-animals
Note this should be for fairly large animals only like badgers and muntjacs etc.
There is much much more that can be added to the History page so if you have anything to add to the information already published under that page, please e-mail us to get in touch. You can also access the Gallery of Old Photos and Postcards from the History page.
Bin collection dates for 2020:-
The Waste and Recycling Calendar for 2020 is available to view for your information. Note up to date information regarding collections due to the Coronavirus crisis is available on the said page under the Mid Suffolk subpage which provides a link to their website.
More waste or recycling than usual?
First and foremost, Christmas is a great time to be thinking about reducing your waste.
Extra glass? Find your nearest bottle bank.
Unsure about what other waste you can recycling or where - find out in the A-Z of recycling.
Palgrave Emergency Plan
If there was an emergency locally, what would you do? What action would you take? What action would we take as a village? We are developing our own Emergency Plan alongside BMSDC. We need you to contribute to this valuable piece of work by completing the questionnaire that will be delivered with the April 2020 edition of the Palgrave Star. There is also an online version available to those who prefer this option by following the link:- https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/SPDQ5QH
Please help us to help YOU by completing the survey by whichever means suits you. Thank you.
School Transport September 2020 School Year:
Please see the up to date section under What's New for more important information.
You can access roadworks information by logging onto roadworks.org for day to day traffic interruptions. We will endeavour to post major road closures where possible.
Note Priory Road adjacent to the 2 sites currently being developed was due to be closed for utility and highways work between 6th April and 1st May. Due to the unpresented position the country has found itself in has meant these works cannot currently proceed.
Palgrave is a hive of activity as well as being picturesque and a sheer delight to live in. Take a look at the Business Directory it lists businesses in Palgrave from Accommodation to Plumbers.
The Jazz page carries information and programme on this club that meets regularly every month.
If you need modest financial assistance than please visit the Palgrave Welfare Trust page, there could be help at the end of the telephone.
Our Parish Council is an active one and meets regularly at the Community Centre .
St Peters is our village church and you will be able to find information and details of church services on this page.
The Village School page has information on Palgrave Primary School.
Although Palgrave is only a mile by footpath from the centre of Diss we are right in the countryside so it is not surprising that the village has a Walking Group you can find details of their walks and where they meet here.
CRUSE BEREAVEMENT CARE - Suffolk Area
Could you help bereaved people?
We are now recruiting volunteers to help us in our work with bereaved people in the North Suffolk and Great Yarmouth area.
A training course for potential volunteers starts on Saturday 18th September at the Friends' Meeting House in Beccles. The course is divided into 16 three-hour sessions and the first session is followed by four further Saturdays and six Monday evenings. The Awareness in Bereavement Care course allows those who complete it successfully to become Bereavement Support Volunteers.
Anyone can apply to be a volunteer for Cruse. You do not to have any qualifications or previous experience, but you do need to care about bereaved people and have time to offer. We welcome men and women of all ages, races, cultures and backgrounds. You are likely to find there is enormous satisfaction from knowing you make a positive difference to someone's life. Cruse Bereavement Care has been restoring hope to bereaved people for 50 years.
For more information about dates, costs and a training course application form, please contact the Administrator of Suffolk Cruse, Mrs Robin Meares:
Tel: 01245 233518
Address: The Glen, The Street, Terling, Chelmsford CM3 2PG
INTERESTED in faster broadband? EREBUS is a project funded and run by EEDA (the East of England Development Agency)
The overall aim of the project is to register as much demand for next generation broadband services as possible in an information resource.
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Palgrave Community Centre
Upper Rose Lane, Palgrave, IP22 1AE.
To book the centre for an event please contact the Booking Secretary on 07554 945682 or email email@example.com
Find out more about Palgrave Community Centre and their objectives by visiting their website www.pdcc.co.uk
The Palgrave Star is now issued online via the PDCC's website and all issues from September 2018 onwards are available to read on their dedicated site.
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