Dan visited the busy Wickham Market Street Fair on Saturday 17th August and enjoyed sampling the many stalls. He was very interested in seeing the pictorial history of Wickham Market which showed historical photographs of the village.
Despite a very windy day Dan joined hundreds of other people at Sweffling Village Fete. Dan helped to draw the raffle which was very well supported with over 50 prizes donated by generous residents and businesses.
Local MP, Dr Dan Poulter is calling on Central Suffolk and North Ipswich's small shopkeepers to enter the Best Small Shops Competition, celebrating the creativity of small shops and the central role they play in their local community.
The Bengal Restaurant in Wickham Market was recently rated as Highly Commended in the prestigious Tiffin Cup competition and narrowly missed out on being selected to represent its region in the Grand Final of the Tiffin Cup 2019.
Following a devastating fire in 2013, the historic George Public House in Wickham Market has remained closed ever since, with the community desperate to have it restored and returned as a much loved community pub and asset.
A powerful new campaign group with the support of over 20 parishes throughout both Mid-Suffolk and East Suffolk – "Stop the Ipswich Northern Bypass" - has been launched today. The Group aims to bring an end, once and for all, to Suffolk County Council's plans for an Ipswich Northern Bypass.