Now we are FIVE.. celebrates its fifth birthday this month.

The 1115 news posts since inception have publicised the usual range of local activities: from pilates, to pantos, quizzes to regattas, but have also included tracing ancestors and peahens (yes), a 100th birthday party, flood warnings, reporting water outages and road diversions. is a community web site in that these posts are placed by about 15 representatives of local groups and organisations, rather than a single administrator. Whilst 186 people with an interest in Surlingham are currently signed up to receive these posts directly by email, the site is also visited by well over a thousand unique IP addresses each month (that’ s a phone, tablet or computer). To sign up just click the + Follow in the very bottom right of the window.

If you want to publicise an event, or require a post placed do use CONTACT US to get in touch. A village calendar endeavours to keep track of all events which are going to take place.

And as a fifth birthday special –  a few statistics, courtesy of WordPress

  • Most popular month ever: September 2016 had 1483 visitors. It included The         Surlingham Festival
  • Most-read post: Driving in the village (Oct 2012) has been viewed 930 times -Traffic calming is still an issue.
  • Views (=pages or posts) over the years: 2012 – 14822 views, 2013 – 25446 views, 2014 – 38099 views,   2015 – 39098 views, 2016 – 54113 views , 2017 – 20814 views (to April incl.)


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