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GNLP Response

GNLP Response

Parish Council Minutes 22nd March 2018 – Appendix 4 – Starston Parish Council – GNLP response Responses to the GNLP are requested in section 1.17 (page 7) of the GNLP to be supported by setting out the reasons for the response, and that any additional evidence is provided. Below is Starston Parish Council’s response to […]

Many Hands ……

Many Hands ……

Wielding loppers, hedge trimmers and rakes with a will, 20 volunteers set about the annual clearance of the Glebe Meadow yesterday, 27th January. On a bright, cold morning the banks of the Beck and the hedge along the Harleston Road were cleared of leaves, vegetation and the many twigs and branches that came down in […]

Happy New Year Starston

Happy New Year Starston

And so another New Year begins and with it the 312th edition of Pigeon Post, the village magazine for Starston. Could you write an article for Pigeon Post? We are always looking for interesting pieces, perhaps about something you know well, perhaps about something you have done at some time in your life, perhaps about […]

Pigeon Post Photo Competition Results

Pigeon Post Photo Competition Results

There were 45 photos submitted for the 2017 Pigeon Post Photo competition from 18 Seniors and 7 Juniors. The judge, Frances Crickmore, said she found it very difficult to select the winners. As well as the professional judging there was also a “People’s Vote” which resulted in different winners. Here is the full list of […]

Auction of Promises List

Auction of Promises List

Starston Jubilee hall is holding an Auction of Promises in the hall on Friday 13th October at 7.30. The full list of 60 items is below. Bidding tickets cost £2.00 each on the door and entitle you to one free drink. If you would like to bid for something but can’t come on the night […]

A Week in the Life of a Formula One Engineer

A Week in the Life of a Formula One Engineer

In Andy’s opinion, the Formula One (F1) race in Baku was the most exciting one this year. I had the opportunity to join him in Azerbaijan, and whilst he was working I enjoyed exploring local ancient sites such as the Gobustan Rock Art cultural landscape and mud volcanoes, and the 12th century old city – […]

My Starston Roots

My Starston Roots

In May this year (2017) my husband, Dennis, and I came to Starston from our home in Massachusetts. My trip to Starston was about as magical a visit as I could have dreamed up. I was so excited to be going. I’d met Michael via the Starston Village internet home page. He connected me with […]

Glebe Meadow Bee Group

Glebe Meadow Bee Group

Would you like some bees? The caller was offering me a swarm, and half an hour later the latest colony arrived in a cardboard box wrapped in a sheet. The swarm was from a fellow Dicklebees bee-keeper, and that evening they appeared to have settled in well to their new home, joining the three other […]

Watch the Glebe Meadow ‘Unveiling’ Event

Watch the Glebe Meadow ‘Unveiling’ Event

Moving pictures have finally come to our village website. Here is a short video (taken by Julian Taylor) of the recent ‘unveiling’ of the new seat in the Glebe Meadow orchard. Richard Taylor and Harry Colman cut the strings, let the balloons run free and the new seat is there for everyone to enjoy.

Working On The Glebe

Working On The Glebe

It is 5 years since people and businesses in Starston raised £11,000 to buy the Glebe Meadow and turn it into a community space that has become appreciated by many people, not just within Starston. The latest addition to the facilities is a new bench to stand in the middle of the Jubilee Orchard. This […]