Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 21°C

min temp: 13°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Stowmarket: High school student create hampers for town’s food bank

17:02 27 December 2012

Stowmarket High School students have been making up food parcels for Stowmarket Foodbank.

Stowmarket High School students have been making up food parcels for Stowmarket Foodbank.

Archant

STUDENTS have been creating hampers to help support a foodbank at Christmas.

shares

Stowmarket High School students have been spending December filling baskets with food. The hampers have been donated to Stowmarket Foodbank to help people in need over the festive period.

Assistant headteacher Claire Ferguson said: “The thought and care that went in to creating and filling the hampers were overwhelming. There are 38 tutor groups in our school and all rose to the challenge of creating a box.”

The school provided each tutor group with materials to decorate the hampers, with funding coming from Suffolk County Council.

Prizes for were given out to students in a final year assembly.

shares

0 comments

An accident has caused travel delays

A 79-year-old man has died following a collision involving a trailer that had separated from a tractor as it travelled along an Essex road.

1st Woodbridge Scout Group take part in the Woodbridge carnival procession.

This year’s Woodbridge Carnival was particularly special for several reasons.

Large crowds soak up the sun and music at Music by the Sea in Aldeburgh.

A record-breaking number of music lovers lapped up the sounds of the sixties, seventies, eighties, nineties and noughties on the Suffolk coast.

Seth and Eliza Gaw loved Latitude but planning was key, says dad Matt Gaw

With the mounting costs of family holidays, events like Latitude can be a genuine alternative to a traditional bucket and spade break.

A man has been arrested in the investigation

A man has been arrested following reports of a rape in Sudbury.

Mounted police officers patrol on the beach of  Sousse, Tunisia. Inset image of Stuart Cullen.

The Government is to fund a permanent memorial dedicated to the victims of the Tunisian beach massacre - including two Suffolk victims.

Thousands of people are expected to flock to Ipswich Music Day, in Christchurch Park

The annual Ipswich Music Day festivities in Christchurch Park get underway at 12pm, despite the wet weather.

Police have arrested a man following the stabbing

Police in Essex have arrested a man following a stabbing which happened in Chelmsford yesterday afternoon.

An Abellio Greater Anglia train at Colchester

Train delays through Suffolk and Essex have been caused by urgent repairs to a railway bridge between Witham and Hatfield Peveral.

Ipswich swimmer Karen Pickering at the towns Crown Pools with the medals she won at the Commonwealth Games in Canada

For years, Karen Pickering was known around Ipswich simply as ‘Swimmer’, and you can understand why, writes Sheen Grant after talking to the new mum of twin girls, Evie and Mia.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages