The Cromer Times
Issue no 556 December 22nd 2018
COUNTY’S BIGGEST NEW YEAR’S DAY FIREWORK DISPLAY CELEBRATES 20 YEARS
All eyes will be on the skies above Cromer Pier on 1 January 2019 as the traditional New Year’s Day Firework display celebrates its 20th anniversary.
The event, which started as a one-off display for the new millennium in 2000, was funded by Cromer Town Council and was located on The Meadow - it was a success in terms of local support, and it raised a few hundred pounds for charity.
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COUNTY’S BIGGEST NEW YEAR’S DAY FIREWORK DISPLAY CELEBRATES 20 YEARS
Continued from front cover... Outgoing Firework Committee Chairman Jim Bond said “This seemed to be an event that we could do every year, and the following year it attracted a larger crowd. After a few years, the display was moved onto the pier, thanks to North Norfolk District Council's support. “It has gone on to attract larger and larger crowds, and consequently an increase in donations which helps pay for the following year's display and grants to local charities."
Since 2000 the event has given out grants totalling £55,815 to local charities and good causes.
To mark the 20th display, organisers hope as many people as possible will again come to Cromer for the day to see more than 3000 firework shots light up the skies over the North Sea.
New Year's Day Fireworks Cromer 2018 . Kenneth Freeman Photography competition winner sponsored by Hughes
New Firework Committee Chairman Pat West said “As always, the advice is please arrive early and support the local businesses in town who do support the Fireworks committee.”
“To mark the centenary of the end of the First World War we will have a red glittering firework leaf sequence which lasts about one minute before the main display. There are also several exciting new sequences within the main display which will be new to Cromer this year and we are very excited to show these to everyone.” I’m also excited to announce the reintroduction of the torchlight parade from Cromer church before the display. We have a new route and for those who have purchased official merchandise there is a designated area with a grandstand view of the firework display. I am very honoured that the trust of the fireworks committee has been entrusted to me, I can only hope I will be as long-standing as Jim Bond who has done an absolutely marvellous job.”
The annual display attracts more than 10,000 people into Cromer on New Year’s Day with many spending the day in the town for a breath of fresh air and something to eat and drink before the display is fired from Cromer Pier at 5pm.
The event is free, however there will be bucket collectors out in force on the day to fundraise for the 2020 display.
The bucket collection at the 2018 display raised a fantastic £10,021. Half of this was given out in grants to local good causes and the balance has been used towards funding the 2019 display.
“Just a few coins can make a lot of difference to local charities and good causes – and without everyone’s help we couldn’t continue the annual display,” said Jim Bond.
Organisers are still looking for volunteers to bolster their official bucket collectors’ team. Please contact Cromer Town Council for more information or register at Cromer museum on New Year’s Day from 2pm.
Please see Cromer Town Council website (www.cromer-tc.gov.uk), the event’s Facebook page (‘New Year's Day Fireworks, Cromer’) or Twitter feed (@NYDFireworks and @north_lodge) for updates.
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Funding for a wide range of projects designed to improve the economic vitality of North Norfolk’s four inland market towns has been approved.
A meeting of North Norfolk District Council’s Cabinet agreed to a set of recommendations today which had been put forward by the Market Towns Initiative working group. Each town was able to bid for £100,000 to spend on projects enabling them to take part in the development of their economic future. The money comes from a total pot of £400,000. Around £130,000 remains in the Market Towns Initiative fund and a second round of applications will be opened to access this money, with the closing date for these applications being 12 February.
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FAQs and Top Tips for First Time Buyers
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Conveyancing transactions can be particularly complicated and confusing, especially for first time buyers. However, we believe that buying a home for the first time should be more exciting than stressful. This is why our team offer the very best straightforward, friendly service and will guide you through the entire process to make sure your transaction goes through as smoothly and as quickly as possible. We hope that these frequently asked questions, that first time buyers are so often seeking the answers to, will provide you with the basics to put you at ease throughout the transaction. Q. What are the steps of the conveyancing process for buying a property?
A Conveyancer should be instructed on acceptance of the Buyer’s offer. The Buyer arranges a survey on the property, and makes an application for a mortgage (if required). The Buyer’s Conveyancer confirms instructions by letter, setting out the terms of business and fixed fee costs. They will contact the seller’s Conveyancer to obtain the contract pack. Once received, they will raise pre-contract enquiries, carry out the necessary searches and obtain a copy of the mortgage offer. The Sellers’s Conveyancer and seller answer pre-contract enquiries and return these to buyer’s Conveyancer, who will then review and reports to the buyer on the contents of the contract pack, pre-contract enquiries, the result of the searches and mortgage offer. The buyer then considers this report and raises
questions on anything they feel is unclear. When the buyer is happy to proceed, arrangements are made for contracts to be formally “exchanged”, legally committing both parties to the transaction. Upon exchange a completion date is agreed and this is the date that the balance of purchase monies will be sent to the seller’s solicitor and the buyer gets the keys.
Q. How does a Solicitor or Conveyancer make the buying process easier for clients? Picking the right legal advisor for you can make a huge difference, after all you are going to be dealing with each other a lot over the coming weeks. The right Solicitor or Conveyancer will guide you through the process step-by-step and advise you as to any potential issues that may arise as well as how these can be resolved. Q. What can first time buyers do to make the conveyancing process run more smoothly?
2. Fill in forms and other requests for information promptly and accurately The quicker you can respond to requests for information, the quicker your legal advisor will be able to move on to the next stage of the process. There are numerous formalities your legal advisor will have to follow, they will only ask you for information that is absolutely necessary.
3. Stay on top of the process There are a lot of elements that need to come together in the house-buying process and it can be easy to lose track of where you're up to. Keeping good communication going with your legal advisor and estate agents will help you stay on top of what can be a long and confusing process. If you have concerns do not stay silent, it is important to raise these with your legal advisor at the earliest opportunity.
There are a few things that buyers can do to help the process along:-
Q. What additional tips would you give to first time buyers about to step onto the property ladder?
You should look closely at the quotation provided by your legal advisor so you know exactly how much you need in total to purchase the property, including Stamp Duty Land Tax and Land Registration Fees. There are bound to be times during the process when you’ll feel like there are constant demands for your cash. Be prepared that there will be lots of fees to pay for and you’ll need to have money available.
If you are looking to buy or sell your home, the Clapham & Collinge Client Relations team are on hand to provide you with a no obligation quote. Call today on 01692 660230 for our North Walsham office or 01263 823398 for our Sheringham office.
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The biggest tip that we can give a first time buyer is to instruct a legal advisor they trust. As a first time buyer it is all new and potentially daunting, but the right Conveyancer will take the time to guide them through each step of the process. Your Conveyancer is also crucial when it comes to speeding up the process, flagging up potential problems and dealing with them quickly too.
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Robin Hood, Snow White and Noah – oh yes it is! North Norfolk school’s ‘do different’ panto
Robin Hood and his Merry Man, Snow White and the Three Dwarves… Aldborough Primary School’s panto was decimated by budget cuts this year. However, the show must go on! In this case, the school pooled what’s left of the funds and came up with an exciting Christmas Mish Mash – including a version of Noah’s Flood.
Even better, it was all for a good cause. This year the popular panto raised money for Hospice Ethiopia UK, the Norfolk-based charity whose work helps thousands of desperate people in Africa.
“It was really a very different sort of panto,” says co-director and Class 5 teacher Jill Morgan. “The mash-up saw lots of different classic pantomime characters desperately trying to get a plot together – before things get swept up in a sort of souped up Noah’s Flood… I’m pleased to say the children took to it like ducks to water… which perhaps is just as well!”
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Would you like to find time to write? Will your New Year’s resolution be to keep a journal or write more letters? Maybe you wonder if you really do have novel in you somewhere. Or perhaps you have a project for work or study.
If so, this group could be just what you are looking for. The distractions of home Additional can get in the way of achieving a writing goal, so Shut Up and Write Drivers gives you neede the opportunity to make a commitment to your writing for an hour each week. It’s not complicated. Just turn up at Henry’s Coffee Store in Cromer on any Monday evening at 7pm, buy yourself a drink, sit down, shut up and write (or in, some cases, type!). No teaching, discussion or feedback involved, just a space where you can focus on the writing you want to do. Cromer Times 556 December 22nd 2018
Holt Festival 21-27 July 2019
Holt Festival is an award of April and there’s sure winning annual feast of the to be another dazzling arts taking place in the international array of charming North Norfolk music, drama, visual Georgian country town in the art, film, literature, dance, last week of July that returns comedy, kids shows and for the first time under the more new permanent Artistic There’s also the Holt Directorship of Lady Anwen Festival – Sir John Hurt Hurt. The festival has quickly Art Prize, named in become one of the most honour of the much eagerly anticipated events of missed screen legend the Norfolk calendar and is Michael Palin (and Anwen’s husband) also increasingly attracting who was such a great extra cultural tourist visitors into the area. supporter of the Festival. The prize attracts Anwen promises to retain all the popular mix entries from all over the country with the of styles that have made the festival such a hit shortlisted entries being exhibited throughout for the past 10 years while introducing new the Festival week and a cheque for £1700 and strands that she is sure will prove popular with locals and visitors alike.
Since its inception it has taken the whole town bringing it alive with a buzz of activity. Previous festivals have seen the likes of Michael Palin, Jasper Carrott, Melvyn Bragg, The Stranglers, Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel, Suzy Quatro, Michael Buerke, Dr John Cooper Clarke, Joanna Trollope, Kate Adie and Julie Christie.
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If you enjoy cultural nourishment, top flight music of all types, some belly laughs, and the pleasure of seeing top-flight internationally recognised performers, then Holt in late July is the place for you!
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We children clap our hands with glee as Dad brings in the Christmas tree. My goodness it is very tall, Dad says it must go in the hall. Dressed with tinsel and coloured lights, it’s going to be a lovely sight. Dad puts the golden star on top, he bought the biggest in the shop. It sparkles in the evening light, we gaze at it with sheer delight. Mum calls us through for tea, with a sigh we leave our tree and long now for Christmas day as round the tree we all will play. Diane Berthelot
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North Walsham and District Branch of Cats Protection
We are delighted to report that Chewy has now been chosen and is already a much-loved member of his new household. Three more kittens have also left for their new homes and, although we will have stopped homing over the Christmas period by the time you read this, we do have several people interested in giving some of those still in care a new home.
At present we are helping with the cost of neutering feral cats at four locations and we always advise the people who are trapping the cats that it is important to ensure that all the cats are done. This is not always easy, but essential, if the colony is to be contained and the cats are to remain healthy. We have had instances where, because there has been interbreeding within the colony, young cats will have had health issues. A recent instance is one of the kittens taken to be neutered was found to have both male and female organs and needed a more complex operation, plus additional aftercare at the vets. It is now a priority to get the mother cat neutered. It is always challenging but worthwhile in the end.
Last time we mentioned some of the fundraising undertaken by our volunteers. Not to be forgotten is the work undertaken by other volunteers and supporters to raise money to ensure the branch can continue to care for cats in our area. Firstly, Bren and Jenny, for all the lovely items they make to sell, not only at our fund raising events, but also private commissions, Marian, who fosters for us at Briston for sales of plants at her home and Car Boot Sales, Barbara, who has organised store collections, Andrea and Barbara for raising money at the Cromer Carnival Charity event, Rebels Charity Bingo at Potter Heigham for proceeds from their event, Beverley for the lovely Dolls House room and for the sale of model caravans, plus Collection Boxes at Showcase Gallery in North Walsham and at Aylsham Cattery (which included the sale of special knitted mice). We thank you all for all that you do and also all of you who help throughout the year, either caring for the cats or helping with fund raising. Sadly, we also have to report the death of two long standing friends of the
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branch. Ruth Kay, was for many years a regular at our fund-raising events, as well as being the Branch Treasurer when the branch was first set up. Jackie Williams, was until last year, one of our fosterers. They both made a valuable contribution to the work that we do and the cats have lost two very good friends.
Our Neutering Line has also been very busy and again, at the time of writing, we have issued 224 vouchers (71 of these in the last two months) for cats to be neutered. We have also helped with neutering several feral cats too. So many cats and kittens need our help because a cat has not been neutered so we are delighted and hope people will continue to call for this help.
Lola, lovely friendly cat, came in with kittens who have now been re-homed
If you are interested in receiving help to neuter your cat/kitten, please 07880 256948 it (to see if you are eligible for a voucher). This number is for vouchers only and will not be able to help with any other enquiries. The number also applies for those wishing to take advantage of our special neutering campaign.
If you are looking for a cat or kitten (or have any other queries) please give Stephanie a call on 01692 535858. Alternatively, you can visit www.northwalsham.cats.org.uk/ for a description and photographs of the cats before giving us a call on the above number to find out where any particular cat is being fostered. If you have experienced difficulty in contacting Stephanie by recently please be aware this has been out of our control as she has been without electricity for several hours on several days over the last few weeks.
Finally, we would like to thank everyone who has supported us throughout the year and wish them a Very Happy Christmas and a Healthy and Prosperous New Year.
Pictured is little Rosie, she came in at only 150 gms and with one of her rear legs very swollen. She is on a 10 day course of antibiotics and we lanced it to relieve the pressure. Just over a week on, the swelling has just about gone and she is eating well and gaining weight.
It is so rewarding when you get a good result especially knowing that she will be able to return to the wild in spring. On Saturday 8 December I had three new arrivals from different locations an underweight juvenile, an adult female with an eye infection and Betty with an injured rear leg.
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Cromer Library News
We would like to wish all our customers a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Many thanks for you continued support during 2018 and we look forward to seeing you in 2019.
CHRISTMAS OPENING HOuRS Monday 24 December closing at 4pm, Tuesday 25/Wednesday 26 closed, Thursday 27 â€“ Sunday 30 Normal Open Library & Staffed hours apply, Monday 31 December closing at 4pm, Tuesday 1 January 2019 closed, Wednesday 2 January normal opening hours apply.
SPECIAL EVENTS Just a Cuppa to restart in the New Year more details to follow.
REGuLAR EVENTS Coffee, tea, chocolate and biscuits available for Â£1. Come in and read the newspaper, we have the EDP, The Times & North Norfolk News. Borrow magazines. We also have a large selection to download. Use our free WiFi and public PCs. Get all the latest news and â€˜likeâ€™ us on Facebook: Cromer Library Follow us on Twitter @CromerLibrary 2 for 1 offer on DVDs and music CDs every Monday and Friday. All DVDs cost Â£2 to borrow.
Share Your Skills â€“ a new group that will be meeting on 1st Friday of each month 11am to 1pm. Next date Friday 4 January 2019. Come along and meet some new people, have a drink and a chat while you try something new or pass on skills you have to other members of the group.
Bounce and Rhyme next date 11 January Friday 11am â€“ 11.45am please come along and join Chrystal for songs, rhymes and stories. These sessions are suitable for pre-school children and will be held on the second and fourth Friday of each month.
Seated Exercise Thursday 10.45am â€“ 11.30am - sessions in conjunction with NNDC. Contact 01263 516305, firstname.lastname@example.org.
North Norfolk Association for the Blind Monday 7 January from 10.30am to 1pm - a signposting session. No booking required.
Cromer Carerâ€™s Cafe first Thursday on alternate months 1pm â€“ 3pm do you look after a relative, friend or neighbour who is ill, disabled, has a mental health problem or learning difficulty? If the answer is yes, then you are a carer. Relax, meet new people, enjoy activities and guest speakers. For the date of the next meeting please contact the library. No booking required.
Art and Craft Group Mondays 10.30am -12.30pm - come along and meet new people. Spend a relaxing morning being creative Bring along your own project or use the materials provided. No experience necessary
Poetry Group meets last Thursday in the month at 2.30pm - come along and enjoy discussing poetry with other like-minded people.
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Cromer Visually Impaired Book Group now meeting on third Tuesday of each month at 2pm - if you are visually impaired come and join a small, friendly reading group run by the North Norfolk Association for the Blind.
Home Delivery Service - if you love reading or listening to books but find it difficult to get to the library, we have volunteers from the Royal Voluntary Service who can deliver books to your door once a month. The Home Library Service is for people who are unable to get out of the home whether permanently or temporarily.
Knit and Natter third Friday of each month 10.30am â€“ 12noon - do you enjoy knitting? Norfolk Knitters knit for charity. Items are sent to those in need in this country and other countries - all materials are supplied. Cromer Library is a collection point for the Sheringham Community Wool Loft. They are pleased to receive any knitting related items.
For more information or to book a place on any events, please call 01263512850 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Cromer Library, Prince of Wales Road, Cromer, NR27 9HS Open Library (unstaffed) Staffed Hours Monday 8am-10.30am 10.30am-7pm Tuesday 8am-10.30am 10.30am-7pm Wednesday 8am-7pm unstaffed Thursday 8am-10.30am 10.30am-7pm Friday 8am-10.30am 10.30am-7pm Saturday 8am-12pm 12pm-4pm Sunday 10am-4pm unstaffed During an Open library session you can borrow stock, use Computers, Wi-Fi, photocopier and print. Please note, you will be unable to borrow DVDs and Music CDs.
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Any original items of Second World War Homefront / Norfolk / RAF / ARP / Home Guard items or memorabilia for a new display at the RAF Marham Aviation Heritage Centre opening this summer. Tel 07919 182990 Any donations of wool gratefully received. Whatever we receive will be knitted into baby hats to donate to the Norfolk and Norwich Premature Baby Unit or hats and gloves for the Christmas Shoebox Appeal. Please call 07796638020 or email email@example.com Your unwanted wool & knitting patterns for the Norfolk Knitters charity - please bring your donations to Sheringham Library Old railway items always wanted for small museum, particularly tickets, lamps, loco items, station signs, cast iron or enamel notices etc – local items particularly sought. Tel Chris 01508 494204/07966 066563 Any bits from crashed planes, Second World War etc, information on crash sites or anything related for Aviation Heritage Museum based at Frettenham Tel Ken 01692 406943 Wanted anything saleable proceeds to Countryside Restoration Trust charity no 1142122 - their aim is the protection of wildlife, birds, flowers etc and most importantly educating children. Tel Eddie or Lynn on 01692 400780 Copy of Patons Knitting for the Family book first printed approximately 70s – 80s will collect or pay postage Tel 01263 761519 Honda c90 c70 c50 parts or complete bike Tel 07776 131868 Saxophones clarinets or flutes wanted in any condition Tel 07879 772243 Records 45s 78s and LPs cassettes also CDs singles only all considered Tel 01692 405756
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Wooden drop side cot height adjustable complete with mattress used for grandchildren £30 Tel 01692 501078 Brand new Halfords Carrera Crosscity folding electric bike used 5 times bought for £650 October 2017 asking £500. White painted traditional metal frame headboard with brass knobs to fit king size bed £55. Tel 01263 479871/07340 738932 6ft 6in 198cm snow effect Christmas tree £20. 700w 1.7litre microwave oven H198 W452 D294 £20. Tel 01263 825510 Hedge trimmer electric £20ono. Jet sprayer 1 year old £50ono. Bosch washing machine £30ono. Single beds £20ono. Chest of drawers 2 £5ono each. Tel/text 07389 194866 anytime Yamaha digital percussion DD35 electronic drum pads includes drumsticks and mains adapter in box as new £30. Goodman’s MagicMic £12. Tel 01263 834417 Shimmano RO87 SPD road shoes multi air flex. UK size 9.5 will also suit size 9 worn twice white & black cost new 65 would accept £30ono Tel 07747 826561 Sheringham Carl Lewis rowing machine hardly ever used good mechanical condition requires some replacement parts for milometer/stroke screen hence price £30 Tel Mark 01692 400794 Table and 6 long-backed matching chairs bespoke by Mark Elliott light oak stylish vgc £225ono Tel 07552 933838/01263 663527 1960 Singer sewing machine hand model £25. Bread maker £20. Foot spa as new £20. Tel 01263 513550 Dunlop 16 left handed golf clubs bag trolley rain cover tees and balls shoes size 10 worn twice in shoe bag and gloves £200. Electric garden shredder £20. Tel 01692 404241
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Pair brass ducks 12 & 14 in tall weigh 6.5lbs £50. Wicker chair £10. 3 bar silver gate bracelet new too small £20. Tel 01692 407460/07818 218453 Stamps cheap. Records 75p each. Old hymn books including music versions cheap. Lovely Paul Smith suit 30in/76cmx cost £800 offers? Pink desk lamp as new £2.50. Tel 01692 405663 Single electric induction plate brand new unused digital control 2000w freestanding ideal for flats caravans etc boxed with manual £20 Tel 07740 466973 Sheringham Brand new single bowl stainless steel sink with single lever tap waste and overflow still in box £50. As new mobile air cooler with heat ioniser UV and remote control intended for domestic or small office use £50 Tel 01263 663843 5 quality brass spot lights £90. 4 brass spot lights on 2 bars £50. 2 decorative brass wall lights to take 4 bulbs £50. More available. Tel 01692 404407 for photos Elford Hygena oak effect sideboard £70ono. John Lewis 3 drawer cane/bamboo chest of drawers glass top £30ono. Free to collector up and over garage door. Antique brass effect king size bedframe needs slight attention £55ono. Tel 01263 519012 4 individual tartan kilts three size 20 and one size 16 £15ono each Tel 01263 722497 Sindy house furniture car and horse good condition £75 Tel 01263 511254 Habitat wooden folding chair original early 80s very sturdy construction light red finish excellent condition £15ono Tel 01263 510292 George Foreman grill as new box c/w instructions £15. Cooksworks whole fruit juicer as new box c/w instructions £15. Push & ride toddler toy music lights lift up seat c/w batteries £5. Well-loved handmade wooden rocking horse £20. Tel 01263 514130
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Moving, moving, moving
Elite Care Cromer will be moving from 14 Brook Street to 4a Garden street on 2nd January.
It’s only a short distance but the larger office is necessary to accommodate our growing team. All our service users can be assured that despite moving calls will continue as normal. The telephone number remain the same, in fact the biggest difference is that our new office is upstairs but we do have a stair lift should it be required. Hard to believe we’ve been going for 8 years in 2019 and we will arrange an open day to celebrate in the New Year once we are settled and look forward to seeing you there.
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Northrepps ‘Poppyland’ Branch of the Royal British Legion
All members of our Branch would like to take the opportunity of thanking our Poppy Appeal Co-Ordinator Alistair MacKay and his wife Xandra, for organising this, their team of Poppy Collectors, and each and every one of you for your generosity. The total amount collected was £1,400.47.
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On 3 December we held our Branch Christmas social event at Northrepps Country Cottage Hotel, which was very well attended by members and their guests, and as this year draws to a close, we look back with much pride, as our Branch has made a wonderful revival. Please note, there will be no Branch Meetings during the months of January and February, but this does not mean that our Branch will be 'on holiday.' Preparations are well in hand for our 2019 programme, starting with our Table Top Sale in Northrepps Village Hall on Saturday 9 February 2019, details will be published.
Mid-January will see the launch of our first Branch News Letter, and anyone who would like to join our Branch, please contact Lorna our Chairman on 01263 579633, and it just remains to wish everyone who has supported our Branch, a very Happy Christmas, and a Healthy, Peaceful, Happy New Year.
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Charity Garden Party for Cancer Research
A pop picnic was held in the garden of Rob Charles and his fiancee Marian Rayman who live in Thurgarton to raise money for Cancer Research.
Guests brought their own food and drink to the late summer event and sat in the glorious sunshine and enjoyed the talents of many musicians and singers who performed on two stages.
A buffet was also prepared for a small fee for 6pm so there was no shortage of food. The party ran from midday until well after midnight. A small entry fee was charged and with the help of a large raffle and an auctioned painting, an Marian presenting the cheque for £800 for Cancer Research to her Oncologist Dr Gaurav amount of £800 was raised. Kapur at the NNUH. This money will go to Rob and Marian thanked all the local needs in the fight against cancer performers and everyone else who had helped adding “in all we had at least 16 different artistes performing during the day which finished with a firework display and it went really well. Plans are now under way for next year’s pop picnic”
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Earlier this month Norfolk Greyhound Rescue was delighted to receive a cheque for £401 from Mundesley Parish Council. The money was raised from the summer dog show.
Our photo shows Bev Reynolds, Hayley Patrick, Janet Mountain & Chas Hudson with seven year old Lucy, who arrived from Ireland two weeks ago. Lucy will be finding her forever home with Chas who will be adopting her.
Special thanks were expressed to Mundesley Parish Clerk, Doreen Joy.
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On 4 December we had an excellent Christmas lunch at the Links Hotel, followed by a talk by Mr Christopher Brooks, entitled ‘East Coast Evacuees’. He mentioned that 1990 had seen the 50th anniversary of one of the main evacuations of children from the Norfolk and Suffolk coasts due to fears of possible invasion. In fact, there were several evacuations known by this region – including one of children coming to this country. He explained how, before the war, in 1938-9 many Jewish children from Germany had been brought through the Kindertransport, to Dovercourt holiday camp near Harwich, from where many were taken up to Lowestoft.
Christopher also told how there were three waves of evacuation from within Britain. The first phase occurred in the lead-up to the war. Then, because it seemed to be a ‘phony war’, the evacuees started returning home. The second wave occurred when the bombing started. In the third wave in 1944, when the ‘doodlebugs’ started falling on London, a scheme was started for children to go (if registered) to the US, Australia or Canada. This scheme was stopped when two of the ships involved were torpedoed – with all surviving the sinking of the Volendam, but sadly with few survivors from the Benares.
With all evacuations, there was always the question ‘to go, or not to go?’ with stress and tears for both children and parents if the decision was taken to evacuate. Also, children’s experiences in their new billets were quite varied – some very happy, others not so, depending on the attitude of the hosts. Christopher read several poignant accounts from people who had been evacuees and also asked members present about their own experiences. Christopher was thanked for his very interesting talk by Jack Broughton, who chaired the meeting.
We will next meet at The Links Hotel, West Runton on Tuesday 8 January, with David Morton speaking on “The Rise and Fall of TSR2”. If you are a retired or nearly retired professional or businessman and would like to join us at one of our future meetings, you will be warmly welcomed.
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Decision to grant planning permission for innovative coastal scheme
Sandscaping scheme will help protect Bacton Gas Terminal and neighbouring villages
A multi-million pound coast protection scheme passed an important hurdle yesterday after members of North Norfolk District Council’s Development Committee agreed to grant it planning permission.
The Sandscaping scheme will see up to 1.8 million cubic metres of sand placed on to the beaches covering a 5.7km length starting north west of Bacton Gas Terminal and ending to the south eastern extent of Walcott.
This would be made up of: • Approximately 1 million cubic metres in front of Bacton Gas Terminal • Between 0.5 and 0.8 million cubic metres in front of the villages of Bacton and Walcott.
Estimated scheme costs are between £17 million and £22 million. The scheme is a joint venture between North Norfolk District Council, the Bacton Terminal Operators, the Environment Agency and a range of other contributors.
The project would create significantly bigger beaches, improved beach access and better protection from the sea for the gas terminal and the villages of Bacton and Walcott. Over time there could be benefits to other villages along the coastline.
Cllr Sarah Butikofer, Leader of North Norfolk District Council, said: “This is an essential piece of work to protect both our Norfolk villages and nationally important infrastructure.
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There are a range of other steps which need to be completed before the scheme can proceed, including the appointment of a construction contractor, finalisation of funding and a licence from the Marine Management Organisation (MMO).
As part of the project there has been a wide ranging public consultation, including drop in events in the summer of 2017 seeking feedback from the public.
Subject to securing the necessary permissions and consents, works would likely take place over Spring and Summer 2019.
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Rotary Club of North Norfolk Supporting North Norfolk Young Carers
The Rotary Club of North Norfolk is very pleased to report that after a very successful concert in Cromer Parish Church on Saturday 17 November with Taverham Brass Band, ably led by Ian Coleman MBE and supported by the Vocalights Community Choir from Aylsham , a grand sum of £750 was raised for the North Norfolk Young Carers group based in Holt.
A cheque was presented to Julie Alford (Group Organiser) together with 20 or so of the Young Carers at the Kings Head Public House in Holt when the Rotary Club provided a Christmas Dinner for these great young people from North Norfolk who fully deserve to be given a treat and a night out.
The Rotary Club of North Norfolk will also be making bucket collections at Morrisons in Cromer and Tescos in Sheringham over the next few weekends - please give generously if you see us there, as we need to raise lots of money for this worthwhile charity.
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CHRISTINGLE Two simple celebration services for all ages Monday 24th December | Parish Church | 2.30pm and 4.30pm Due to Health & Safety reasons, a capacity of 450 people per service will be strictly-observed at both 2.30pm and 4.30pm Regrettably, it is not possible to reserve seating MIDNIGHT COMMUNION Traditional Monday 24th December | Parish Church | 11pm CHRISTMAS DAY COMMUNION Traditional Tuesday 25th December | Parish Church | 9am
CHRISTMAS DAY ALL AGE CELEBRATION Informal Tuesday 25th December | Parish Church | 10.45am
Hope hope to see you over the festive season and wish you a very happy Christmas and New Year! www.cromer-church.org.uk
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"It is with great sadness that following the resignation of some Officers and Committee Members and our inability to find someone to take over these positions we have had to make the regrettable decision to put the group “on hold”. No meetings or Fundraising will take place during 2019.
Mick Greenhalf will stay as Chairman and Jackie Greenhalf as Treasurer, in name only, just to keep the group open and with the hope that we can find some willing volunteers to take the group forward and carry on its good work but if no one is found by the end of 2019 then the group will officially close.
If you or anyone you know would like to take up this challenge please contact the Eastern Volunteering Team on 01376 501390 or email email@example.com"
On behalf of the North Norfolk Group of Diabetes UK I would like to thank you all for your continued support in the past and to wish you all the very best for the festive season.
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The main event of the past few weeks has been the final of the 2017/18 quizzes! Question master John finally got the teams together for an almighty battle of wits! Chairman Philip, James and Roger P (yellow tam) took on Gay, Jean N and Neil P (red team) with an expectant audience Red team of seven appreciating the effort!
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The short mat bowls sessions continue to excite the regular 16-20 members who attend. It’s already looking like who will be second to Bob in the league!
John B held the second quiz with 12 members brave enough to pit their wits against each other. Not too taxing an afternoon with lots of laughs! More to follow on 17 January at 2.30pm.
The green has recovered a little over the autumn, but Neil C and his merry team will be working hard over the winter and spring to bring it back to its normal pristine condition.
Cromer Fit Together Walks
If you are new to Fit Together, please arrive 20 mins early. For more information contact Melanie Brown on 07766 259999. Wednesday 9 January – 10:30am - Felbrigg Hall – Grade 1 - any distance. A flat walk with great views of the historic hall for all abilities and people
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continued in the second round finishing with the yellow team leading by 4 points. However, they appeared to lack stamina and didn’t have the knowledge of children’s TV that the red team had!
So, finding their level of knowledge (!) Gay, Jean and Neil stormed through the 3rd and final round to gain victory by 62 points to 56.
Many thanks to John for the entertaining evening, and congratulations to both teams.
Monday 14 January – 10:30am – Cromer to East Runton Walk – Grade 3 – Approx. 3.2 miles – A walk with moderate gradients on dirt, gravel, grass and minor roads. Meet at the NNDC CP, Runton Rd, Cromer, NR27 9RU – charges apply.
Printed copies of the full Fit Together programme are available at Cromer Tourist Information Centre
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The first correct answer drawn at random by the Links will win lunch for two at any of the three Mackenzie Hotels. Rules - Free to enter. One entry only per household, entrants must be over 18. The winner will be published in the next available Cromer Times after the draw. No cash alternative. Mackenzie’s decision is final.
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