North Walsham Times
Issue 510 14th January 2017
Issue no 559 February 2nd 2019
For the love of Selina
Pupils and staff from Millfield Primary School in North Walsham came together, along with Selina Gray’s family for a special memorial service, to remember such a caring, thoughtful, brave little girl who sadly lost her battle against leukaemia in July 2017.
The pupils and staff at Millfield Primary wanted to have a special place to remember her and a ‘pink’ mini garden was created (pink was Selina’s favourite colour).
Mrs Alison Smith, the Nurture Heart Lead at the school, along with Mrs Bloom spent the summer creating the garden.
The North Walsham Community Shop kindly donated some of the money to facilitate the pink haven. The garden has a pink bench, a pink wooden raised flower bed with pink stones and flowers which will bloom in the spring.
The intimate service was held by Rev Rachel Diennes from St. Nicholas Church, who read prayers and gave a blessing. Some of Selina’s classmates read out poems and some her friends imparted their special memories of her.
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Selina’s family were overwhelmed by the service and garden. Her dad said that he just wanted her to be remembered and that this was more than they expected.
Selina had been battling leukaemia since she was four and along with her family raised money for various children cancer charities. Selina will always be remembered and those who were lucky enough to have had her in their lives will be richer for it.
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On Sunday 13 January members of North Walsham Branch of the Royal Air Forces Association, with the past and current tenants met at Lowlands Farm, Bacton to honour the crew of a Hudson Bomber that crashed at this spot on 16 January 1942 killing all on board.
A short ceremony was conducted by Mr R Barker, Branch Vice-Chairman, with wreaths being laid by Mr D Mann, Secretary of the Branch and Miss H Ottley, eldest daughter of the current tenants followed by a minute’s silence.
After the ceremony tea and cakes were kindly provided by Mrs E Ottley, for the cold and windswept participants.
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The North Walsham corps of the Salvation Army would like to say a big thank you to the public of North Walsham area for their generosity in so many ways over the recent Christmas period.
The Army band, songsters and timbrels were very busy in many different venues sharing the Christmas message in music throughout the Christmas period.
In some of these donations totalling over £2000 were received towards the Army's local community work. Specific donations of over £400 were also given locally in response to the Army's TV appeal and £513 was raised at the 'Carols at Christmas' event held at the Atrium. Additionally a number of toys were given and over £700 for the Christmas 'Toys and Tins' appeal in conjunction with BBC Radio Norfolk. This enabled the Army to help over 2000 families (including over 5000 individuals) across Norfolk with food parcels and toys.
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Blickling Estate celebrates one of Britain’s best loved picture books A new exhibition has opened at the National Trust’s Blickling Estate which runs until 3 March, exploring the life and work of one of Britain's best known author– illustrators for children, Judith Kerr.
Celebrating the much-loved classic The Tiger Who Came to Tea, the exhibition originated by Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s Books, features copies of Judith Kerr’s original illustrations from the Seven Stories collection and promises to bring this delightful book to life for a new generation of family audiences.
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Judith Kerr’s first picture book, The Tiger Who Came to Tea began as a bedtime story for her own children and
was published in 1968, soon becoming a classic, selling millions of copies worldwide. It celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2018 with a special exhibition that has been touring the country and this week arrives in Norfolk.
Little explorers will be able to find tigers hidden around the house, before going down to the kitchens to have fun dressing up. Alongside copies of original artwork, notes and sketches, children can then enjoy stepping into Sophie’s kitchen to have tea with a lifesize tiger. Tiger themed storytelling sessions will be held on Wednesdays and on a variety of weekend dates, these are bookable online in advance via the website, or just turn up on the day (places available on a first come first serve basis). Please check the website for dates and times.
For older ones, explore Judith’s childhood through a film on her experiences of having to escape Germany during the war, how it felt to be a refugee in Switzerland, then France before finally settling in London in 1936. The film features children from Christ Church C of E Primary School in Newcastle upon Tyne who investigated why the issues of conflict and displacement are as relevant today as in the 1930s.
Judith Kerr said ‘I first told this story to my small daughter long ago. She was rather critical of my other stories but used to say, “Talk the tiger!” So, when she and her brother were both at school and I had more time, I thought I would make it into a picture book – and much to my amazement, here it still is 50 years later.’
The Tiger Who Came to Tea exhibition will run daily until Sunday 3 March, from 11am until 3.30pm (last entry to the house at 3pm). www.nationaltrust.org.uk/blickling-estate
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Antingham Village Hall - well-being sessions every Thur 1pm £3 per person/ The session is run by an experienced person from Victory Sports. Do come and give us a try, all ages and experience are catered for inc disabled The North Walsham Good Neighbour Scheme connects local trained volunteers with other local people who could do with a bit of support and practical assistance. To request support or to join us as a volunteer phone 01692 558321 or visit our website nwgoodneighbour.org.uk Sheringham and Cromer Choral Society is open to singers of all voices and abilities without audition. Two week free trial. Rehearsals are every Monday in term time, 7pm to 9pm, at St Andrew’s Methodist Church, Sheringham. Contact 01263 711087, email firstname.lastname@example.org or check website for details www.sheringhamandcromerchoral.co.uk. You can be assured of a warm welcome Tai Chi Qigong exercises and Chen Form Tuesday 2pm - 3.15pm. Beginners 3.30pm - 4.30pm at the Roman Catholic Church Hall, North Walsham. Contact Geoff on 01692 403145 or Doreen on 01692 403789 The Oddfellows meet on the 3rd Tuesday of most months at 7pm in the function room at the back of the Black Swan pub. Come and make some new friends. Ring Janet on 01692 407852 Alcoholics Anonymous meets regularly in North Walsham and Cromer. Anyone who wants to stop drinking is welcome to attend these meetings. The North Walsham meetings start at 8pm on every Monday Wednesday and Saturday at the Methodist Church (via the entrance on Bank Loke NR29 9JH). The Cromer meetings are every Tuesday and Friday at 7pm for 7.15pm at Cromer Methodist Church Hall, Hall Road NR27 9DT. The AA helpline is 01603 621 128 REME Association Cromer & District Branch meetings first Wednesday of each month at Halsey House, Norwich Road, Cromer. Ex REME and other military personnel always welcome 01263 512450 Come singing for fun and better health while supporting Sing to Beat Parkinson’s North Walsham and Aylsham District Skylarks 1st and 4th Wednesdays of each month at Sacred Heart Church Hall, Kings Arms Street, North Walsham NR28 9JP, 11am – 12.30pm, £4 per person (voluntary donation including refreshments). All ages and abilities welcome. Queries: email@example.com 07841 522601. North Walsham Army Cadet Force - looking for more fun, more action and more adventure, aged between 1318? Or an adult looking for something exciting to fill their spare time with? Find out more at www.armycadet.co.uk or pop in a visit us Wednesday evenings 19.30-21.30 at The Cadet Hut, North Walsham Sport Centre, Spenser Avenue, North Walsham Macmillan Neighbour Cancer Support Drop-in Centre 2nd Tuesday every month 2pm – 4pm at Methodist Church Lounge, Grammar School Road, North Walsham, NR28 9JH– join us for a chat or come along to discuss problems that you may be having – everybody very welcome. No charge and free refreshments! If you require any specific information please let us know and we will try to find out for you – there is help available and what we don’t know we will certainly try to find out. 07908 061781 Arthritis Care (now merged with Arthritis Research UK) North Walsham Branch meets at the Community Centre on 3rd Thursday of the month for a social afternoon or to go on an excursion. Newly formed Self Support Group, to give help and advice regarding living with Arthritis, meets in the Nelson Room of the Community Centre at 10am on every 2nd Monday of the month. Programme and information regarding both groups from Stan on 01263 722778 Line Dancing at Bacton Village Hall, Coast Road, Bacton Monday morning 10am - 12noon and Wednesday evening 7pm - 8.45pm. Newcomers made welcome. £3/session.
Just come along or contact Jacqui 01692 581857 PILATES sessions at Erpingham Village Hall, Mondays 9.30am - 10.20am (term-time only). Fully qualified instructor. £5 per session or £4 in advance. More info from firstname.lastname@example.org WALKING FOOTBALL for all ages and abilities at Erpingham MUGA, every Tuesday 7.30pm - 8.30pm and Wednesday 10-11am. All sessions led by fully qualified instructors. £2 per session. Just turn up and play! More info from Bill on 07979 633000 or via email: email@example.com WALKING NETBALL for all: now playing at Erpingham MUGA every Tuesday 6.30pm - 7.30pm and Friday 10.3011.30am, with a qualified instructor. £2 per session - 1st session free. Just turn up or call Ros on 01263 768262 North Walsham Probus Club meets on 4th Wednesday of each month at the Community Centre Jubilee Room for details 01692 402705 The White Eagle Lodge North Norfolk Group meets at the Friends Meeting House, Mundesley Road, near Swafield , North Walsham NR28 0RF at 2.45pm for 3pm on 3rd Sunday of each month (excluding January & August) for worship/meditation. You are welcome to join us. Visit www.whiteagle.org for details North Walsham Congregational Church, Cromer Road welcomes you to their Coffee Mornings at 10.30am on the third Saturday of every month. All funds raised for Window Repair Fund North Walsham Farmers Market on the last Sunday of each month in the Market Place. Free parking in Vicarage Street Car Park. Stalls selling a wide range of locally grown/produced foods, arts and crafts. Usually entertainment too. Always needed more stalls. Half of pitch fees donated to local charities. Further info Nigel Clarke on 01692 409181 North Walsham Mothers' Union meets on 2nd Tuesday of the month in St Nicholas Room, behind the church, at 2.30pm for fun, faith and fellowship. Visitors and new members are assured of a warm welcome. Further details from Ann on 01692 402705 Mustard Seed Quilters meet at the Methodist Church Hall, North Walsham once a month on 2nd & last Friday at 9.30am & 3.30pm. Tel 01692 405591. Lessingham Quilters meet at Lessingham Methodist Chapel once a month on 1st & 3rd Tuesday.01692 405591 North Norfolk Social Centre for the Blind meets on the first Thursday of every month (except January) in the main hall of North Walsham Community Centre 2pm to 4pm. Entertainment plus tea and cakes. All blind or partiallysighted welcome. For further information contact Jean Stockdale on 01692 402562 North Walsham Quakers Meeting for Worship held at 10.30am each Sunday at the Friends Meeting House, Mundesley Road, North Walsham, NR28 0RF (just outside Swafield, at end of bypass). All welcome Worstead Wolves Youth Football Club training every Thursday 6pm-7.30pm at Queen Elizabeth Hall Worstead - contact Casey Walker 07901 582723 Aylsham Chess Club meets at Aylsham & District ExService & Social Club on Monday evenings during the September - June season. David Owen (Club Secretary) 01263 731327 firstname.lastname@example.org North Walsham Knitters is now called ‘Penny’s Knitters’ and we meet on 2nd Tuesday of every month from 2pm – 4pm at the Congregational Church on Cromer Road, North Walsham. The cost is £1.50 which goes towards the cost of the hall and includes tea, coffee and cake. If you are interested please pop along or telephone Celia Abbs on 01692 403292 North Walsham Gardening Club meets every 3rd Thursday in the month at the Jubilee Rooms, Community Centre, North Walsham at 7.30pm everyone welcome. For more info telephone 01692 402808 or 01692 500710
Two-year-old Harry Deeba is cheeky and full of mischief. He’s active and full of energy, choosing to run everywhere rather than walk! He loves planes, helicopters, diggers and ‘nee-naws’ – any vehicle with a siren. This amazing little boy was diagnosed with high-risk neuroblastoma in January 2018, turning his family’s world upside down.
With Harry nearing the end of his frontline treatment, everyone is hopeful he will be in remission when he has his next scans in April.
Royal Air Forces Association (RAFA) North Walsham Branch meets on 1st Tuesday of the month (February to November) 7.30pm at Bluebell Public House, Bacton Road, North Walsham, NR28 0RA. All serving and RAF veterans, RAFA members & associate members welcome Salvation Army ‘Army Bear’s ‘ Parents & Toddlers group. Mondays, 9.30am-11am at Salvation Army, Hall Lane, North Walsham. For all pre-school children from babies upwards. Let them meet other children and enjoy our range of toys etc, plus a sing song while you chat with other parents over a cup of tea or coffee. Further details 01692 652263. Lunch club – Mondays, 12.30pm Salvation Army, Hall Lane North Walsham. Enjoy a freshly cooked 2- course meal with tea or coffee only £5. Further details 01692 652263. Coffee morning – Thursdays 9.30am11.30am – Salvation Army, Hall Lane North Walsham. Enjoy a selection of refreshments and good company. Sunday Morning Family Worship – 10am, Salvation Army Hall Lane, North Walsham. More details 01692 652263 Arthritis Research/Arthritis Care UK North Walsham Self Support Group - do you have Arthritis? Would you like to talk about it to an Arthritis Care Volunteer and get advice from people with a similar complaint? Why not come along to the Self Support Group which is held at 10.30am on the 2nd Monday of the month in the Nelson Room of the Community Centre? For further information please telephone Stan Melling on 01263 722778. If you need transport - contact the local Community Transport Office on 01692 500840 and they will advise you about availability. North Norfolk Concert band meet every Monday at Gresham village hall at 7.30pm - a friendly community band and new players always welcome, especially tuba, double bass, bass guitar, any bass line instrument, and percussion. We play a variety of different genres from swing, modern to classical. Come along or contact our Secretary email@example.com Sing Your Heart Out (SYHO) workshops are open to anyone who loves to sing in good company. Professional voice coaches lead the sessions, with songs chosen for their feel good factor. It’s not a choir - you don’t need to have a good voice or read music. The sessions are dropins so there’s no pressure to attend regularly or to perform. The idea is simply to sing for wellbeing. We meet at the The Lighthouse, Sheringham most Mondays from 2pm - 3.30pm. There’s no need to book and no charge; it’s free to attend (donations always welcome!). More information and exact session dates can be found on the website www.syho.org. Come along and have some fun! Norfolk Astrology Association meeting first Saturday of the month at 2pm in Foulsham. Come along and join this group of astrology lovers to discuss, learn and share knowledge. For more information Tel 07749 822495 Come singing for fun and better health while supporting Sing to Beat Parkinson’s : North Walsham and Aylsham District Skylarks, 1st and 4th Wednesdays of each month at Sacred Heart Church Hall, Kings Arms Street, North Walsham NR28 9JP 11am for tea/coffee and social time, singing 11.30am - 12.30pm, £4 per person requested (voluntary donation). All ages and abilities welcome including people with Parkinson’s or other health issues/ disabilities. firstname.lastname@example.org or 07771 605188 Interested in astronomy? We are North Norfolk Astronomy Society and will be hosting pop up outreach events at several locations in North Norfolk if the weather is clear. To get involved, go onto our website nnas.org and sign up as an associate member (free) and we will notify you by email when an event is happening, usually 24hrs before. Good family fun and if you get the astronomy bug you could always join as a full member Age Concern North Norfolk Pop-In Group every Friday 10am till noon at The Cottage, 8 Louden Road, Cromer social group, make new friends, activities. Special dementia-friendly event first Friday of the month with guest speakers. Only £1 includes tea & coffee. Contact 01263 821188 for further details
But neuroblastoma is a particularly aggressive childhood cancer, almost 50% of children diagnosed will relapse at some point, and when that happens, less than one in ten survive.
So Harry’s parents, Carly and Ali, are appealing for your support. They need to raise £239,000 by the end of April to access a vaccine in New York that’s showing promising signs in reducing the chances of relapse, giving Harry the best chance at living cancer-free.
There are many ways you can help Harry - by making a personal donation, holding a fundraising event, getting sponsored to take on a challenge or simply by following and sharing Harry’s story through his Facebook page. You can also make a donation via his Just Giving page https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/harrydeeba , or if you’d prefer to text donate, text HADE99 and your amount £1 – £10 to 70070. North Walsham Times 559 February 2nd 2019
Add a little legal certainty to your New Year’s Resolutions
As we welcome in the New Year many of us will be pursuing New Year's Resolutions; the perfect opportunity to accomplish a personal goal or carry out lifestyle adjustments to change your life for the better. In reality, New Year’s Resolutions are usually broken within a few weeks, but there is one simple thing that can be done which can make a huge difference in the future: making a Will.
Although it is often difficult to think about the inevitable, having a Will in place is arguably one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your family. Not only can a will legally protect your partner, children and assets, it can also spell out exactly how you would like things handled after you have passed on.
It is reported that 1 in 3 people in the UK die without having a written Will in place to protect their family and assets. If you die without a Will your estate will be distributed in accordance with the Intestacy Rules. These rules are old fashioned and can lead to disappointment and injustice.
Did you know...? • If you die without a Will your husband, wife or civil partner may not automatically inherit everything; they may have to share your estate with other relatives. • If you are not married or in a civil partnership your partner is not automatically entitled to anything. • If you separate from your spouse, they will stand to receive at least a proportion of your estate if you die before your divorce is fully finalised. • Marriage or entering a civil partnership will revoke your Will.
Today, blended families are more common than ever, with a growing
number of step-families and blended families who are raising children from their previous and present marriages. Consequently, it's important to regularly review your Will to ensure it's still fit for purpose and reflects your current personal circumstances.
Writing a Will does not need to be a lengthy process, after the first appointment, initial draft Wills are usually sent out within 10 working days. Once you are happy with the Will, a further appointment is made for the Will to be signed and witnessed. It is then usual for the legal provider to hold a copy of the Will until it is needed by the family.
We encourage our clients to review their Wills every three to five years, both to ensure that their wishes are up to date but also to consider changes in the law or tax system which may have a personal impact. By way of recent example, in April 2017 the government brought in a new Inheritance Tax (IHT) allowance. This allowance is essentially available on death to anyone leaving a residential property to their children, and is excellent news for many individuals and families who will see huge tax savings as a result. However, the legislation is complex and Wills made prior to 2017 are often drafted in such a way as to prohibit or limit access to this new allowance. A simple thing such as an age contingency on a gift to children or grandchildren, i.e. for my grandchildren at the age of 18, could mean the loss of this allowance.
At Clapham & Collinge Solicitors, we offer a free Will review, with appointments available at our North Walsham and Sheringham offices. If you are considering making a Will or would like a member of our team to have a look at your current Will[s] and advise you about any changes you should consider making, Call our Client Relations Team to book an appointment by calling on 01692 660230 for our North Walsham office or 01263 823398 for our Sheringham office or emailing email@example.com
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Sale on Saturday 2 February at North Walsham Community Centre. Doors open at 9am – 12 midday. Tables
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Activities on offer for children in Cromer, North Walsham and Stalham during February half term A week of fun activities to keep children active during the break are available to book now
North Norfolk District Council is putting on another round of popular, great value Kids’ Zone activities across its dual-use sports centres at Cromer, North Walsham and Stalham during the February half term break (18 – 22 February). The sessions will offer healthy and fun activities in a safe environment and are delivered by experienced instructors for youngsters aged between 7 and 12 as well as Junior days and mornings for our younger Kids’ Zone attendees (4 - 7 years).
Football Fun Day, Street Dance and Multisports are just some of the activities on offer between Monday 18 and Friday 22 February at Cromer, North Walsham and Stalham sports centres.
All-day activities are priced at £10 and half day activities £5. Tickets can be booked now via our online booking service at www.north-norfolk.gov.uk/book where the Kids’ Zone brochure outlining all the activities on offer is also available for download.
For further details call Colin Brown, Sports and Countryside Manager, on 01263 516001.
The NEW Official North Walsham Town Guide
The Official North Walsham Town Guide is the latest in a long line of guides which date back until at least the 1930s. The earliest edition we have in the archives is from 1946 with the authority of North Walsham District Council.
By the 1950s the guide was produced with the authority of the North Walsham Urban District Council and printed by Rounce & Wortley of Market Street. These earlier editions are all printed using the Letterpress and feature photos taken by North Walsham photographer R E R Ling, grandfather of Mike Ling, the original chairman of North Walsham's Archive Committee. These earlier editions are essential to anybody interested in the town's history. Each guide shows a snapshot of North Walsham frozen in time with locally famous names such as Harmer & Scott, Fuller's, Loads, Ling's, Blyth's, Oliver & Griston, Leeders, etc. Many of these names now immortalised in local street names.
By the 1970s the guide had changed from the smaller 'pocket size' edition and merged with another regular publication ‘The North Walsham Directory’ (a list of every household in the town listed by the surname of the
household's representative). The 1967 edition of the directory cost a mere two shillings and sixpence. The 1974-75 edition of the guide had been promoted to the ‘North Walsham Official
1984-1985 editions and printing had evolved to use the modern litho method. What is great to see in these eighties editions are businesses such as East Coast Plastics and M & K Richardson Sawmill who were still advertising in the last guide over 30 years later. The 1984-1985 edition had changed allegiance slightly to now be published by the North Walsham Chamber of Trade and costing 75p.
From 1993 until 2010 the responsibility went to Express Printing of North Walsham and the directory section was dropped. One more edition of the guide was published after this with Town Clerk Margaret Foster, who retired shortly after, at the helm, and printed by ECP.
Guide and Residents Directory’ and issued under the auspices of ‘North Walsham Town Council’ - no longer the ‘Urban District Council’ as all Urban District Councils were abolished in 1974 under the Local Government Act of 1972. This edition was published by Charles N. Veal & Co from Wisbech. The directory still exists in the 1980-1981 and
North Walsham Town Council are now producing a new 64 page, colour ‘Official North Walsham Town Guide’ to be distributed by late May 2019. Any advert enquires can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and contact details for North Walsham non-profit organisations can be submitted to email@example.com or by telephoning 01692 404114. More details available at www.northwalshamguide.co.uk
Here We Go Again
Weathermen say, here we go again, with icy winds and snow again. By now we should be used to it Winter is bad weather’s conduit. All year we have sun, rain and wind, then Winter leaves our gardens ruined. We hope this year it will be kinder, and surprise us all - play a blinder! But I think that is too much to ask, for Winter must perform its task. It has to cast a sleeping spell, So everything can rest up well. Then, when Springtime comes around, it wakes the cold, sleeping ground.
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NNDC Community Transport
The December 2018 round of Community Transport Funding has seen local projects awarded over £19000
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The aim of the Fund is to support community transport schemes across North Norfolk that help vulnerable, disadvantaged and isolated residents of all ages access the services and facilities they need.
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The types of project the fund is likely to support include Good Neighbour; Dial a Ride, Community Shopper, Medi Ride or work and study schemes.
Any voluntary organisation, local charity or community group that currently provides or wishes to set up a community transport service in North Norfolk is encouraged to apply for a grant.
The following grants were awarded to three local projects: • Ludham Village Car Scheme - £1500 to support the continuation of the Ludham Village Car Scheme - Volunteer drivers use their own vehicles to take residents of any age who live in Ludham to medically related appointments. • North Walsham Good Neighbour Scheme – £2000 to support a scheme that provides support to local people who request one-off or short term assistance; this includes a flexible community transport service. Grant awarded for the provision and distribution of leaflets and other promotional material to help publicise and promote the scheme. • North Norfolk Community Transport - £15812 toward the provision of a bookable weekday accessible car service for North Norfolk residents who require wheelchair accessible transport and extra support to access medical appointments, local services or community activities.
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Friday 22nd February Cafe opens at 10.30 for 11am screening
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For more information about the Community Transport Fund or to apply for a grant go to https://www.north-norfolk.gov.uk/ctf. To discuss a potential application call the Supporting Communities Team on 01263 516173 or 01263 516248.
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Rose Villa Publications Puzzle Page - courtesy of Ray at the Holt Chronicle THIS ISSUEâ€™S PUZZLES SUDOKU Fill all empty squares so that the numbers 1 to 9 appear once in each row, column and 3 x 3 box. The numbers in the four yellow boxes are the ones needed as the answer that will be published in the next issue.
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All the letters in our grids below have fallen out and mixed themselves up, although they are still in their original columns. Can you put them back in their rightful place to reveal a QUOTATION and the NAME of the person who said it.
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Keep fit this winter! Make sure you have your five a day. There are many varied, nutritional vegetables that can be tried in both hot and cold meals. We have sixteen of these common vegetables hidden in this issueâ€™s CHRONICLE WORDSEARCH. How many can you find?
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The eighteen holiday destination countries in last issueâ€™s CHRONICLE WORDSEARCH were: AUSTRALIA BAHAMAS BRAZIL CROATIA CUBA CYPRUS FRANCE GERMANY GREECE
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Capture the beauty of Holt Country Park and be in with the chance to win a prize
North Norfolk District Councilâ€™s photography competition is in full swing with some stunning photos submitted for September to December
North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) launched its Holt Country Park photography competition in September 2018 and the response so far has been excellent. The winners so far have won prizes from a variety of local businesses as well as a place in the Holt Country Park December winning photo by Jonathan Fuhri 2020 calendar. The Green Flag award winning park is situated on the edge of the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is host to many wonderfully visual subjects from orchids in the summer to snowdrops in the winter, many varieties of butterflies who share their airspace with dragonflies and damselflies as well as goldcrests and greater spotted woodpeckers. The park has a visitor centre with toilets, a car park with disabled parking bays (available at ÂŁ2 per day) and way-marked routes suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs.
You donâ€™t have to have the best equipment to win â€“ just the photograph which the judges like the most! The photos must have been taken in the park the month immediately preceding submission. The competition will run until the end of August 2019, so there are eight more opportunities to win a prize and appear in the Holt Country Park 2020 Calendar. You can submit your images online by using #HCPPhotoComp on Twitter, posting them to the Holt Country Park Facebook page /HoltCountryPark or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org For the full terms and conditions please visit north-norfolk.gov.uk/hcp-photo-comp-terms If you run a business and would like to offer up a prize please contact Colin at email@example.com
What Lies Beneath?
Norfolkâ€™s Great Barrier Reef is the inspiration behind a major exhibition in the county this March.
The collaboration between fused glass artist Susan Purser Hope and painter Rainie Kay opens at the Anteros Gallery in Fye Bridge Street, Norwich on 5 March and runs until 16 March. It will be officially unveiled by Anwen, Lady Hurt on 7 March and pays homage to the Cromer Shoals Chalk Bed, created when dinosaurs ruled the earth, stretching 20 miles into the North Sea, with its extraordinary and beautiful world of marine life. Lady Hurt said â€œI am delighted to be involved in the opening of an exhibition which raises awareness both of one of our hidden coastal treasures and also of the manmade threat to our seas.â€?
Susan, a fused glass artist and Chair of the Contemporary Glass Society adds â€œOur work illustrates the fragile beauty of this ocean environment and the threat to the creatures that live within it from man-made plastic pollution.â€?
It was a chance meeting with diver Rob Spray from Seasearch that instigated this collaboration Great Human Achievements Rainie Kay between Susan and Rainie. Rob, who led the team that discovered the reef, described it at the time as â€œlike finding a natural Stonehenge hidden under the waterâ€?. Rob will be talking about this little known marine world in a lecture at Anteros on 9 March.
Susan lives in Cromer and her glass installations feature in public and private buildings throughout the UK. Her main focus is on promoting wellbeing through community based glass workshops. She will be running a series of workshops for children and adults during the exhibition. Rainie Kay works from her studio on the coast near Cromer and is a former professional photographer. She is Chair of the North Norfolk Organisation of Visual Artists. She is a passionate conservationist and the sale of her one feature artworks will benefit locally-active groups helping the coastal environment and its creatures.
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North Walsham and District Branch of Cats Protection
A recent cry for help was received from someone caring for a person who was being evicted from their present home and could only take two of their thirteen cats to their new home. None of the cats had been neutered. all were related, were 2 years old or under and were either black and white or black. It was agreed we should get the cats in two at a time although, once in care, more than two could be housed in our larger pens. The first ones to arrive were both quite thin and had heavy flea infestations. As with most cats that come into care from these situations, they were quite timid to begin with but quickly responded once they realised that they were being well fed and receiving individual care and attention. Ten of them have already left to join their new families, with one more leaving this weekend.
Before the last three could be collected by the carer he discovered that one of the remaining cats had just had kittens. Because of the flea situation we asked the carer to try and get the owner to sign the cat and kittens over immediately as the kittens were vulnerable and could possibly die. Unfortunately, they would not sign them over as suggested and sadly the little mum came into care, having lost them all. We often see adult cats that have a serious problem with fleas, which can cause anaemia, easily identified as their gums will be very pale. For kittens the problem is even more serious, as illustrated in this instance.
When cats leave us for their new homes, they go with 4 weeks free Pet Insurance. Although we cannot advise new owners about these products they may decide to stay with that company, decide to use a different one, or opt not to take out any insurance at all. We do suggest they consider how they will pay for any future treatment the cat will require and to ensure they do have sufficient money to pay the bill as we cannot offer this kind of help once the cat has left our care. Pet Insurance will usually cover for accidents, illness and any treatment needed (it will depend
on the company chosen and the level of cover obtained) but does not cover pre-existing conditions, vaccines or flea and worm treatments. However, nowadays, most vets offer special deals on the latter items. Please always make sure you have cover in some form or have money put aside for any problems that occur.
If you are interested in receiving help to neuter your cat/kitten, please ring 07880 256948 (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.
Sheba is 8 years young. She is a nice friendly cat who likes to play
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.
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Shelly is the first new arrival of 2019.
She was found a day before the cold snap arrived and came in from Great Yarmouth. Her finders were quite happy to bring her to me. She's an older lady who is underweight. She was very hungry and is eating her way through a tin of cat food a night.
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Aside from the usual suspect of dogs, cats and rabbits we also see quite a large number of wildlife emergencies as well. As a practice we work closely with a couple of local wildlife charities who do a great deal of excellent work in the area.
Over the course of the winter we have been involved in treating barn owls, tawny owls, kestrels, guls and even a bittern, but this week we had a slightly larger patient! It came in the form of a juvenile swan that was brought to the surgery on the suspicion of having swallowed a fishing hook. Due to the volume of tourists and fishermen that the Norfolk Broads attract this is unfortunately an all too common occurrence. Once admitted to the practice the swan was anaesthetised and x-rayed, which clearly showed the treble hook lodged in its oesophagus.
The hook was then safely removed and the swan returned to the hospital for recovery. Apart from being very large and little grumpy, swans are
Animal Magic Dog Club Where there is a will there is a way
Pagan my lovely cocker spaniel is now 11 years old, he has so many things wrong with him that I was told it was unlikely he would live past 5 years old. He was a fantastic puppy, so clever and by the time he was one he was doing agility, dancing and gundog classes. Then things started to go wrong, he seemed to lose interest in everything and his temperament went down hill fast. As you can imagine many visits were made to the vets who could find nothing wrong with him and they suggested he was depressed. At this time I had decided to work in Spain for January and February so I could afford to keep paying the overheads for Animal Magic Dog Club while we were shut for the winter. So Kathy (Club Secretary) and I drove to Spain neither of us having done hardly any driving abroad! We got there safely after many adventures and booked in with the local vet who immediately diagnosed Pagan as being virtually blind due to a vitamin E deficiency. Apparently it is quite common in cockers and if he had been blood tested as a puppy his sight could have been saved by vit E supplementation. But there was no turning back the clock and to save the tiny bit of sight he had he started on a regime of vit E every day. The condition also affected the stability of his joints and his ability to process information so special joint and brain supplements joined the regime. To adapt to the new regime all our training now included sound and scent work and soon he was doing a 24 obstacle agility course and dances.
A few years passed where things seemed to be stable then all of a sudden he was so tired he couldn't put one foot in front of the other. As I have a thyroid problem I took him to the vet and said I think my dog has a thyroid problem. “Why do you think that” asked the vet? “Because he looks as tired as me” I replied! And yes he did have a thyroid problem so more tablets to add to mix and a fantastic improvement in energy and a much sweeter
also very messy in patients so it was great news when the bird recovered quickly and was able to continue its recovery at the wildlife sanctuary before being returned to the Broads!
This incident happened only a few weeks after we had removed a single large fishing hook from the stomach of one of our canine patients. Fortunately, that patient also made a full recovery, but it is a lesson to all the fishermen out there the importance of taking care with fish hooks as the consequences to wildlife and pets can be very serious.
Until next time, Happy New Year from everyone at the vets! Toby Morrell MRCVS, Westover Vets temperament. But in all of this Pagan has stoically soldiered on and thoroughly enjoyed life, always demanding meals on time and always loving new adventures. But as ever just when you think all is OK he lost his hearing. We had a few weeks where the world tilted but by changing his training to include touch and telepathy we are up and running again.
So here we are in Spain where we still train in the winter. Pagan can negotiate and enjoy most things but finds too much road work will make him go lame. So Aunty Kathy (Club Secretary) to the rescue by lending us a doggy pushchair which means we can go for miles off lead on the soft and in the buggy on the hard. So no matter what life throws at you and your dog, always remember where there is a will there is a way. And if you buy a cocker or poodle puppy insist on a blood test for Vitamin E deficiency as soon as possible as you could prevent your dog going blind. Best Wishes, Bronwen Bell-Batchelor, Club Manager
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WALSHAM WARRIORS BADMINTON CLUB
I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and are still keeping their New Yearâ€™s Resolutions intact!
The Warriors ended 2018 well with a few hardfought and close wins, with Mixed Pair Ray Green and Georgie Rodwell also winning the Wensum Charity Tournament. However, it has been a rough start to 2019, with all our best wishes going to Georgie, having severed her Anterior Cruciate Ligament in a skiing accident, which will see her struggling through physio for around 12 months before she is likely to set foot on a badminton court again. She is a huge loss to both our Ladies and Mixed Teams and will be sorely missed!
Our Menâ€™s 1st Team are still riding high, having lost only one match this season and are holding 2nd position in the league, right behind
the leaders PSC and firmly ahead of 3rd place. The 1st Team only need one more win to secure promotion to Division 3 next season!
The Warriorsâ€™ Menâ€™s 2nd Team are improving all the time, having won their first ever league match. They are bottom of the league, but only on games won/lost and it is so close that if they can get another win, they will rise to mid-table!
Our Mixed Team and Ladies Team are still finding their feet, being up against very experienced players and pairs who have played together for years. It has also been a torrid time for them in terms of injuries and availability clashes, yet still the Mixed Team have won matches and the Ladies have come incredibly close.
We are improving all the time and working
together as a club creates a fantastic atmosphere. We have new members joining us and every match provides new challenges. I could not be more proud of the Warriors, each and every member is important and respected.
Remember, we have 2 x Menâ€™s Teams, 1 x Mixed Team and 1 x Ladiesâ€™ Team, so if you fancy earning a place in a Team, just come along to our Club night every Wednesday 8-10pm at North Walsham Sports Centre, Spenser Ave.
As always, a huge thank you to Labone Indian Restaurant for sponsoring our new kit!
Age is no handicap for 90-year-old golfer John John Titley is a walking advertisement for keeping active in later life â€“ for the golfer who plays two or three times a week has just marked his 90th birthday.
The retired aviation electronics engineer once worked on the worldâ€™s first ever jet airliner, the De Havilland Comet, as well as space rockets.
John Titley â€“ Mundesleyâ€™s 90-year-old golfer
And his sporting hobby is still flying high too as a regular member of the seniors section at Mundesley Golf Club in his home village.
Mr Titley joined the club in 1996 after retiring to North (photo: Richard Batson) Norfolk. His handicap is now 27.5 having been 18 at its best â€“ but it is the exercise and friendship that is more important to him these days.
â€œI have always believed that if you feel fit enough you should keep playing â€“ whether you are 50 or 90. Sometimes I still walk with an electric trolley rather than ride in a buggy, and am sometimes tired coming up the final hill on the 18th hole, but I really enjoy playing here and meeting my friends,â€? he explained.
â€œI am not ready to put my feet up yet â€“ it can be a downward spiral,â€? added Mr Titley, who has also had treatment for oesophageal cancer and Molly Johns, who has also reached her been given the all clear. 90th birthday milestone (photo: Mundesley Golf Club) â€?I just get on with it â€“ and I like being active golfing, gardening and washing the car.â€?
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for the social benefits it can bring.â€?
Mr Titleyâ€™s clubmate friends have been toasting his big birthday with a bottle of whisky he left on the bar.
The Club has also celebrated the 90th birthday of long-standing womenâ€™s member and former club ladies captain Molly Johns, who also ran the Norfolk Ladies Golf Captain Society for 26 years.
She used to commute from her home in Thorpe, until ill health forced her to stop playing six months ago. But she remains an honorary member at Mundesley and is a social member at Eaton Golf Club where her son Peter is manager.
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North Walsham Table Tennis In the Second Division, ASTA's Derek Sidaway, Alf Greer and Sue Lawes (with the team name formed by the initials of the players and Derek stepping in for the injured Terry Lawes, surely a well known supermarket could be a likely sponsor!) hosted North Walsham Delta's Tony Bispham, Gudi Scham and new signing Tim Shelley at Cromer Tennis Club with Sidaway winning the opener against Shelley 11-8, 9-11, 17-15, 11-8. Another marathon set featured in the second battle which saw Greer defeat Bispham 7-11, 16-14, 11-8, 11-7. Scham was too quick for Lawes as she won in straight before Shelley levelled the match in five against Greer. Four straight set wins followed – three for Delta and Greer completing his brace against Scham. Two concluding wins in four – Bispham's win against Sidaway featuring one of the longest rallies of all time plus a doubles victory for Bispham and Scham against Sidaway and Lawes – completed Delta's 7-3 win. A busy week for Delta saw Sarah Tudhope take the place of Shelley as the team also won 10-0 at home against LCC Seals. Seaflames's Swordfish's Rex Parfitt, Shelley Betts and Nigel Brady hosted North Walsham Foxtrot's Marcelli Gabriel, Tom Wardle and Simon Porritt with Gabriel taking a maximum with
no sets lost including an 11-8, 15-13, 11-6 win against Betts who was later edged out 12-10 in the fourth by Wardle and also picked up a set against Porritt. Brady picked up a brace and joined Parfitt for a doubles where their experience beat the youth of Wardle and Gabriel in three, however Foxtrots won the match 7-3. Porritt was joined by Jim Crossley and Joe English as Foxtrots beat LCC Seals 9-1.
In the First Division, North Walsham Echoes John Chapman, Frank Weston and Phil Mole (playing up) hosted Crosscourt's Rod Goffin, John Welsh and Wren Thatcher. Full houses for Goffin and Welsh saw the visitors to a 7-3 win with Goffin winning a tight contest against Mole 11-9, 10-12, 12-10, 14-12. Mundesley B's Paul Gotts, Ben Thomson and John Stacey hosted North Walsham Cobra's Ben Lester, Andrew Weston and Richard Porritt. The visitors won all nine singles with Lester and Weston taken the distance by Gotts and Thomson respectively. There was some consolation for the hosts with a doubles win in four.
In the Premier Division, North Walsham Alpha's Robert Gabriel, Andy Beane and
The Vikings lost ground in their quest for a top two finish losing at second placed Colchester 28 -10. Urged on by well over a hundred supporters they suffered just their third defeat of the season. Whilst the hosts deserved their victory the winning margin flattered them and the Vikings were handicapped by captain Will Hodgson and Jake Duffield (pictured) leaving the field injured in the first quarter.
This result meant they had 69 points, 14 ahead of fourth placed Old Haberdashers. Above them remain Rochford with 85 and Colchester (76). The previous week they overwhelmed Ruislip at home 76 -7.
The Raiders finished third in Eastern Counties One (North). They now enter the season's second phase whereby the three geographically based leagues (North, South & West) of eight are reorganised into four merit based divisions of six. The Raiders go into the second Division alongside Norwich Medics, Ipswich 2nds, and the 3rd XVs of Bury
North Walsham Fit Together Walks If you are new to Fit Together, please arrive 20 mins early. For more information contact Melanie Brown on 07766 259999.
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Richard Westgate hosted Mundesley As Peter Betts, Paul Price and Simon Halliday. Price took a maximum edging out Gabriel 13-11 in the third, Beane 15-13 in the fourth and Westgate 19-17 in the third! Each Alpha took a brace – Beane taken the distance in both his remaining singles with block beating loop 11-8, 7-11, 14-16, 11-5, 11-9 against Halliday – and with a late night quarter past eleven finish to the doubles won in straight, they took the match 7-3. Shark's Steve Patterson and Steve and Matt Hudson hosted North Walsham Beta's Mark Blackburn, Stuart Hook and Phil Stone. In the reverse fixture Patterson had won the opener 15-13 in the fourth against Stone and this time he again won the opener against Stone 15-13 in the fourth! Steve Hudson was in unstoppable form sweeping all before him in straight sets. Stone beat Matt Hudson in five while Blackburn took both Patterson and Matt Hudson the distance. A very eventful and entertaining doubles saw Blackburn and Hook take their sixth match-point 14-12 in the fourth against Patterson and Matt Hudson, but Sharks won the match 8-2. St.Edmunds, Cambridge and Shelford.
The third XV - the Warriors have been revived with fixtures every two or three weeks against teams of similar quality. Newcomers welcome: contact Scott Blyth 07920111488.
The Colts' Eastern Counties campaign has got off to a great start with group stage wins over Lowestoft & Yarmouth, Southwold and Woodbridge. Meanwhile the Under 13-16 sides are doing well in their Norfolk Cup age competitions.
The Vikings are home this Saturday (2nd), Diss visiting for a Norfolk Cup semi final clash, whilst Luton are the visitors on the 9th for a League fixture.
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Wednesday 6 February - Barton Turf Church Walks – Grade 2 to Barton Broad at 10:30am and an Advanced Grade 1 on paths around church at 10:45am – Approx. 2.5 miles and 1 mile: Both walks are flat! Meet at Barton Turf, St Michael’s and All Angels Church CP, Church Rd, Barton Turf, NR12 8YU. Book for 1 mile walk on 01263 519405 by 3pm
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Thursday 14 February – 10:30am - Trimingham Cliff and Countryside Walk – Grade 2 – Approx. 2.5 miles – A walk along the cliffs and inland on minor roads and tracks. Meet at the lay-by opposite Woodlands Caravan Park on the Coast Rd, Trimingham, NR11 8AL
Printed copies of the full Fit Together programme are available at North Walsham and Stalham Libraries
Win with the North Walsham Times & Mackenzie Hotels 2 main courses from their ‘2 for menu’ and a hot drink of your choice for 2 Re-arrange these letters into a favourite 5 word phrase (clue: see front page) .... Abel mitigates refuter
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