Jetty Lane Update

With continuing concerns about PPE in care and residential homes, Caroline Page, our Jetty Lane chair, was very glad to be able to pass on a gift of EU-compliant medical masks from friends in China to help keep our friends in Deben View safe, delivered in fetching Jetty Lane bags!

Volunteers’ Week
With National Volunteers’ Week at the start of June, we would like to take this opportunity to give a big shout out to all our volunteers. Over the last year about 40 people have supported Jetty Lane by volunteering for us.

“Our charity would simply not exist without the enthusiasm, dedication and sheer hard work of our volunteers who have been working steadily to help us achieve our goal: a fabulous new centre where everyone will be welcome and everyone will have the opportunity to join in,” says Caroline Page.

Our volunteers are from all ages and backgrounds, some live in Woodbridge, many live in surrounding villages and towns, some have full-time jobs, some are self-employed, some are retired.

They have a variety of skills and experiences. We have volunteers who are trustees, event organisers, raffle-prize-collectors, leaflet deliverers, letter writers, waffle-makers, waiters, bucket-shakers, data crunchers, photographers, fire safety consultants, building designers, garden designers, web designers, artists, singers, performers, grant-application-writers, social media posters, thinkers, doers and philosophers…

If you have some time available and would like to help us achieve our goal, why not get in touch? We can always do with more help! Please contact our project manager Cordelia Richman to discuss further: 01394 383128 /

Bygone Days
Do you remember Woodbridge Youth Centre? What do you remember? We’re looking for your stories! Did you have a birthday party there? Wedding reception? Sock Hop? Youth Club? Were you a Mod, Rocker, Trad Jazzer? Boy Scout or Girl Guide? Do you have any photographs? We’d love to hear from you! If you’d like to share your memories please email us at or write to Project Manager, 31 Hilly Fields, Woodbridge IP12 4DX.

Shotley and Erwarton WI

Are supermarket premium varieties really superior? Can you taste the difference? This is what we set out to find out at our December WI  


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