December ’19

The Rotary Club of Woodbridge Deben, in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Framlingham ,recently organised a Crucial Crew Week at Stratford St.Andrew Riverside Centre. 870 year 6 pupils from 31 schools attended the half day courses, which included Fire Safety, Internet Safety, First Aid, Road Safety, Healthy Eating and Peer Pressure. Our thanks go to Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service, One Life Suffolk, Suffolk County Council, Turning Point and Cancer Campaign in Suffolk. The photo shows Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service addressing the children on fire safety during the Halloween and Guy Fawkes celebrations.

The Rotary Memory Cafe, which is run by the Rotary Clubs of Woodbridge and Woodbridge Deben, and Woodbridge Inner Wheel, had one of it’s most successful meetings in October. A capacity crowd enjoyed an interesting and informative talk and display of artefacts by Peter and Victoria Carr of Woodbridge Museum. The Memory Cafe, which is held at Woodbridge Football Club on the last Wednesday of the month from 10.30 to 12.00, welcomes people with all forms of memory loss and their carers. Hot drinks and home made cakes are provided and there is no charge. Our entertainment on Wednesday November 27th will be East Suffolk’s premier cake eating ukulele band What No Cake. There will be no meeting in December and the Memory Cafe will resume on January 29th.

Look out for Santa’s sleigh on Martlesham Heath on the3rd, 4th, 5th and 13th December, and in the Thoroughfare in Woodbridge on Saturday December 14th. Our annual Carol Concert takes place on Thursday December 12th at Woodbridge School. Tickets are £12 and are available from any Deben Rotarian or on 01394 386933.