Welcome to the Kesgrave Community Website

Kesgrave is a small Town situated on the Eastern edge of Ipswich, Suffolk, England. It has a population of just over 14,000 people and is predominately a residential area. To get here you can use - Ordnance Survey (Bing), OpenStreetMap, Bingmaps, or GoogleMaps. We also have our our own Local Map.

This website is aimed at providing a single reference and information source for Kesgrave, it's community and businesses. If you have any suggestions for things to add or spotted some incorrect information please email enquiry@kesgrave.org.uk.

News

Roadwork Alerts

Roadworks in Kesgrave plus other local roadworks in Martlesham, Ipswich, Rushmere St Andrew, Foxhall etc

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Caravan security advice following theft

Police are urging caravan owners to take simple steps to secure their caravans, after one was stolen at the end of March at Sternfield.

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PCSO report – March 2018

Partnership Funded PCSO report for March 2018.

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Maggie Lusher was the winner of the Services to the Community award at the recent Suffolk Coastal Business and Community Awards

Everyone at Suffolk Libraries would also like to congratulate Maggie Lusher, Kesgrave Library Manager who was the winner of the Services to the Community award at the recent Suffolk Coastal Business and Community Awards, in recognition for her work “transforming Kesgrave Library into a thriving and much-loved community facility which meets the needs of children and families in the area.”

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Kesgrave Library new ‘comfy corner’

Kesgrave Library also has a new and improved ‘comfy corner’ thanks to generous funding from Anglia Research, a leading genealogy company based in Ipswich.

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Kesgrave Social Club - April

The club have some fantastic acts planned this month.

They also have line dancing, foxyrock rock 'n' roll dancing and salsa dancing at the club throughout the month as well as various darts, quiz nights, charity and snooker events.Ipswich Heartbeat also meets monthly at the club.

Members and non-members are always welcome. You can also watch all the latest sports events aon Sky TV and BT Sport and free BT Wi-Fi.

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Kesgrave Library - April

Sunday Crafts, Bookstart, Story Time, Other Activities, Opening Times.

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KWMCC Recruiting a Holiday and Sickness Cover Caretaker

Caretaker needed for holiday and sickness cover to join the existing team at the community centre.

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PCSO report – February 2018

Partnership Funded PCSO report for February 2018.

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Childrens Weekly Football Centre - Tue and Thu Evenings, 5-6pm, Kesgrave Community Centre

At these sessions children (5-12 year olds) become familiar with the different skills, techniques and game understanding required for football but also transferable across a variety of sports.

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Register for Garden Waste Collection – Now! - The service will no longer be free from May 18

People can now sign up to register an interest in joining Suffolk Coastal’s Garden Waste Collection Service.

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Kesgrave has been incorporated into the BSEVC Community Transport Scheme - Please use it

Sufficient volunteers have now been recruited for the Kesgrave Community Transport scheme. However, residents now need to take advantage of this service, otherwise it will be lost.

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Events

Kesgrave Fun Day - 9 Jun

Keep this date in your diary – a Fun Day out for all the Family.

More details will be published, closer to the event on the Town Council website - www.kesgravetowncouncil.org.uk

Fun Day

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Kesgrave 5k Fun Run - Sun 6 May

Venue: The Bell Inn, Main Road

Start Time: 11.00am

For all entry details and to download an application form go to ...

Entry Fees: Adults - £5.00 and Children - £1.00

Fun Run

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Kesgrave Litter Pick - 28 Apr

Come and join us. Let's give Kesgrave a Spring Clean.

Litter Pick

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Diary

St Georges Day
Kesgrave Community Litter Pick
Kesgrave Fun Run
May Bank Holiday
Scout Jumble Sale
Kesgrave Annual Town Council Meeting
The Big Chinwag - Pop Up - ages 65+
Kesgrave Market

Further Afield

Foxburrow Farm Activities, Woodbridge - May 13/29

Foxburrow Farm

May's events at Foxburrow Farm, Saddlemakers Lane, Melton, Woodbridge IP12 1NA

 

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Survey - How hedgehog friendly is Ipswich?

Hedgehog Survey

Almost two years ago Suffolk Wildlife Trust set out, with support from Heritage Lottery Fund and British Hedgehog Preservation Society, on a mission to make Ipswich the most hedgehog friendly town in the UK. Now it is asking for help to build a picture of just how hedgehog friendly the town has become.

 

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Cafe 66 - now open in Grundisburgh - Mon and Wed - also looking for new clients to work

Cafe 66

Our new coffee shop held at the village hall on a Monday and Wednesday is now open. We are also looking for clients to work on a Wednesday..

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