Villages congratulated by MP after a year of many successes

Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP Dan Poulter with (from left) residents Dawn South, Kathy Ferrar

Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP Dan Poulter with (from left) residents Dawn South, Kathy Ferrar and Tracey Tompkins at the annual get-together. - Credit: Archant

Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP Dan Poulter has congratulated two villages for their achievements this year.

Dr Poulter congratulated Mendham and Withersdale on their achievements this year in winning Mid Suffolk Village of the Year, coming runner up as Suffolk Village of the Year and being given the Open Spaces Award for Suffolk, in recognition of the building of a multi-use games area at an annual get-together organised by the villages’ community council. Resident Tracey Tompkins thanked Dr Poulter, on behalf of the villages, for attending the event, and fellow residents Kathy Ferrar and Colin Herbert for co-ordinating the village of the year application and for the input from all the various organisations.

She added: “There is such a lot going on in the parish and it’s a great place to live.”

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