The Sheringham Independent
Issue no 498 October 27th 2018
Paddle The Channel presents Sheringham RNLI with over £5000
Sunday 7 October saw a successful ending to what became a marathon fundraising campaign for local lads Charlie Graham-Wood and Lewis Gray.
The goal was a simple one : to paddle board from England to France! The crossing was to run from Dungeness to Boulogne crossing around a 25 mile stretch of the English Channel. Having been plagued by bad conditions for over a year since they came up with the idea, the day finally arrived to handover the obligatory oversized cheque. Having gained international coverage from news bodies and watersports media outlets the challenge gained unprecedented momentum and, having set a target of £2500, the chaps were thrilled to announce the final total of £5130.14. Continued on page 4...
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Paddle The Channel presents Sheringham RNLI with over £5000
Continued from front cover... The occasion was marked with a feast of a BBQ hosted by the Lifeboat Station with all the crew, families and supporters of the trip coming together to celebrate the successful crossing.
The weather played its part perfectly and the Oddfellows Lifeboat was on display in the sunlight next to one of the paddleboards used to make the crossing.
Charlie and Lewis have since retained the backing of the brands that sponsored the Channel crossing and just recently set out on a paddle that was to take them across the entire width of Scotland, 100km from Fort William to Inverness, across Lochs and canals including the notoriously unpredictable Loch Ness in winds of 50mph.
Of all the questions they’ve received about the adventures, they say the most common question of all is “What’s next?!”
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We Will Remember Them
To round up a week of commemorations of the Centenary of the Armistice, there will be a special event at Sheringham Little Theatre on Sunday 18 November from 5pm to 6pm.
The event will consist of information about the First World War, extracts from diaries, from soldiers, nurse and stretcher bearers. It will also include well-known poetry from the trenches, such as In Flanders Field and poetry which was only discovered in a small book, in an attic last year. There will be songs from the era, such as Pack Up Your Troubles In Your Old Kit Bag, and There’s a long, long Trail sung by local singers, Andy Walker and Madeline Hudson, and the audience will be encouraged to join if they would like to. We will include the irrepressible humour that so many soldiers displayed under what must have been terrible situations, as well as the poignant.
This event is to honour all those both at home and abroad, whose dedication and sacrifice we can’t begin to imagine. They fought for our freedom, they were brave beyond telling. So now, to mark the Centenary of the Armistice, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.
Tickets for this event are £5 from the Sheringham Little Theatre Box office 01263 822347 or on-line at www.sheringhamlittletheatre.com
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Woodfields' volunteers make all the difference!
Like every charity, Woodfields Den Shop in Sheringham relies on the unerring support of staff and pupils, continued donations and support from the public, but most of all, on its volunteers, without whom this wonderful facility could not function.
A prime example of the difference made by supporters was at the increasingly popular 40s Weekend that takes place annually in Sheringham, Weybourne and Holt, when thousands of both tourists and local people flock to the three centres.
"We are currently looking to add to their numbers to ensure that we can continue to offer our pupils this fantastic experience of life in the outside world and a variety of resources within the school.
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Woodfields Den celebrated along with them, opening and fully staffing the shop on both days, making posters, knitting and crocheting items for the fundraising table and dressing up for the occasion.
Matthew Smith, Business Manager at Sheringham Woodfields School is really appreciative of the support the school attracts, saying "Woodfields Den is run by the pupils for the pupils and gives them the opportunity to acquire life skills in a safe environment. All surplus monies raised are reinvested into school funds for extra-curricula activities and resources, and none of this could happen without our dedicated core of volunteers.
If you have a few hours a week to spare, have a commitment to the wider community and would like to help the pupils at Sheringham Woodfields, please pop into the shop or contact us on 01263 824201. The difference you make will be hugely appreciated."
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Local MP spearheads petition demanding end to second home tax loophole
Norman Lamb MP is asking Norfolk residents to sign a petition calling for an end to a tax loophole that allows second home owners to pay no council tax
This comes after new figures revealed that the tax loophole is costing North Norfolk District Council a staggering £1.8 million this year alone. Mr Lamb is calling on the Chancellor to end the tax loophole in the Autumn Budget, expected to be announced at the end of October.
In England, any property that is “available to let” for 140 days or more per year can be registered as a holiday business. Holiday homes with a rateable value of less than £12,000 are eligible to receive 100% small business rate relief, meaning that the owners do not have to pay any tax on the property.
North Norfolk District Council revealed that 1,302 second-home holiday lets are claiming 100% small business rate relief in 2018-19 – at a cost of £1,873,998. The figures were disclosed following a freedom of information request from Mr Lamb.
While many of these properties will be genuine holiday homes, the ease of registering a property as a holiday home and claiming full business rate relief leaves the system open to abuse by second-home owners who are seeking to avoid paying council tax.
Mr Lamb said “I think this in an outrageous tax loophole. It is far too easy for second-home owners to bend the rules under the current system. This is particularly galling in a low-wage economy like North Norfolk, where it is critically important that everyone is making a fair contribution. We cannot afford a system that is open to abuse in this way, which is why these rules need reform as a matter of urgency. If you agree, sign the petition demanding that the Chancellor ends this tax loophole in the Budget this autumn.”
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On the 7th July the Potty Festival attempted, with the help of thirty-two of the sides attending our weekend of dance, to break the Guinness World Record of 144 dancers all doing the same dance at the same time, set by Stone the Crows in 2012.
After a great deal of organising over several months with form filling in sent from Guinness, and help from our Carnival Committee, came the day and we went for the record. We had 369 dancers all corralled in an arena on the High Street of Sheringham, with video cameras at both ends and Clive our chairman calling the dance. So off they went, dancing Tinner’s Rabbit with the music provided by the musicians of Wicket Brood. The end came just over Tony Chadwick, with the official an exhausting 7 minutes later, and it Guinness certificate. all went as planned. courtesy christaylorphoto.co.uk All we had to do now was send everything (videos and paperwork) off to Guinness for confirmation of the record.
Finally after several long weeks of waiting for news, it arrived on the 17th of September, WE HAD DONE IT !! The Potty Festival is now the holder of the Guinness World Record for the Largest number of Morris Dancers all dancing the same dance at the same time. (Largest Morris Dance).
So it’s a very big “Thank You”, to all the Dancers and Musicians, all our helpers and the Carnival volunteers, without you all we could not have done it.
We all know how stressful the firework season can be for our pets so here at Toll Barn Vets we have a few helpful tips to help keep pets as calm as possible. Animals have very sensitive hearing and loud bangs can be painful whilst the flashing lights can be scary. Always keep dogs and cats indoors during fireworks and make sure dogs are walked earlier in the day to avoid being out when fireworks are let off. Many pets go missing at this time of year when they get scared by fireworks so make sure all pets are easily identified with a collar and tag or microchip (with up to date contact details) so that they can be reunited with you if they get scared and manage to run off.
It can help to build your pet a safe den and keep windows, doors and curtains closed to minimise noise as much as possible. Some pets will find it comforting to have an alternative noise so keeping the radio or television on can help to reduce awareness of the sound of fireworks. Pets will often look to you for reassurance during stressful situations so try to act as normally as possible and make sure not to tell pets off if they are behaving in a stressed manner during fireworks. It is also important to reward calm and relaxed behaviour with cuddles and treats! There are also several medicines and techniques which can be used to reduce anxiety around firework season. Pheromone-based and natural calming products come in several varieties including plug-in diffusers, tablets, liquids, collars and sprays. These products can help pets feel more relaxed and calm within the environment and should ideally be started at least 48 hours (preferably longer) before fireworks are due to start. Noise phobia CDs are also available and are designed to gradually reduce sensitivity to loud sounds over a long period of time in the run up to Firework Night.
It’s also important to remember small mammals such as rabbits and guinea pigs as well as birds during this stressful season. These pets can also get easily scared and if possible these pets should be moved into a quiet room or shed. If this is not possible cages should be covered to reduce the sound of the fireworks and turned to face a wall so the firework lights are less visible. It is essential to ensure enough ventilation still remains underneath the cover. Make sure pets have enough bedding to burrow and hide in should they feel stressed.
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October 27th 2018
Love for Leo
So far 2018 has been a very good year for fundraising for Love for Leo. Moss and Robina started selling the 60/40 Carnival raffle tickets, issued in January, and thanks to Tesco for allowing the use of the foyer, 400 tickets were sold. A further 23 were sold from the caravan.
The draw which took place on the Sunday before the torchlight procession gave our winner, Mr Roger Mark, the really good sum of £169. On receiving this he then sent a cheque for Love for Leo donating his prize to the funds. Our grateful thanks to Mr Mark as this meant we banked £423.
Of course we have to say a huge thank you again to Tesco as we took part in the blue discs Bags of Help and qualified for £4,000. This would not have been possible without the support of the customers putting their discs in for Love for Leo.
We had a stall at the Mannington Charity Day on 2 September with a tombola, books and other items for sale raising £148. Our big tombola was as usual at the 40s weekend. This year tombolas were held on the Saturday and Sunday raising £546. We have to thank our friends who give us such good support by
donating prizes, Tesco for three top quality prizes and the Barney family who allow us to use their frontage and tolerate us almost blocking the shop entrance - we get a bit enthusiastic!
Moss has donated fees from his talks and book sales and Robina has tried to keep up with the demand for marmalade and jam. Grateful thanks to Mary and Jo who give us space in their All Natural shop so we are able to sell the preserves.
At the end of 2017 we were delighted to be able to help two little boys.
We gave £1,000 to help to fund a comfortable chair for Christopher, and thanks to the Sheringham Masonic Lodge and the Province, the remaining £1,200 was donated and Christopher was able to use his chair by Christmas.
We donated £1,000 to help with the funding of a wheelchair for Toby.
These items were not available on the NHS. This year donations totalling £1.985 have been made to children in Norfolk. As the fundraising has been successful the area for helping children has been extended to Norfolk and Suffolk. Applications for help for children with cerebral palsy are welcomed. Please contact
Holt & District Probus Club
Members of Holt and District Probus Club enjoyed a substantial lunch of Cottage Pie on 4 October and then were told about Saint Apollonia, the Patron Saint of Dentists.
The entertaining talk by Dr John Beal was titled Medieval Dentistry. John qualified as a dentist and practised for a short while before joining regulation bodies, and ultimately becoming Consultant in Dental Public Health for Yorkshire and the Humber. He has an especial interest in the cult of saints and Saint Apollonia in particular.
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Saint Apollonia was a martyr who suffered in Alexandria in the third Century. The practice was to shatter the teeth before executing heretics and that is why she has come to be regarded as the Patron Saint of dentistry.
Dr Beal has made a particular study to find and record images of the saint – and has found paintings on rood screens and stained glass windows, mostly of some antiquity in churches throughout the land, but often in East Anglia.
Fairly local to us, one of the most beautiful pictures of Apollonia is in Barton Turf church, in the heart of the northern Broads. She gazes out of her portrait, holding the pincers that identify her. This was just one of many illustrations that John projected on the screen.
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North Norfolk Photographic Society held their first competition of the new season on 3 October.
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The novices were considered first and the winner was Clive Matthews with ‘Waiting for the Whistle’ - a monochrome medium close-up picture of steamy machinery including a loco Advanced Winner Iquisitive Shag by Nick whistle. Second was Barrie Price with ‘Trying to Akers Catch Up’: a child on a bike some way behind the presumed parents, travelling through a tunnel. And third came Hanne Siebers with a portrait of a well bearded ‘Norfolk Fisherman’.
There was a bigger entry in the Advanced class, which was won by Nick Akers with a surprising shot ‘Inquisitive Shag’ - a close-up of the bird’s open bill looking down its throat! Michaela Bone’s ‘Smoking Opium’ was second, depicting an ethnic gentleman smoking a pipe with wonderful colour and detail in his face and hat! And third – a mono portrait of a young girl standing in front of a carved wall and titled ‘Precious Heritage’ by Lizzie Wallis.
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October 27th 2018
Deer’s Glade Bonfire and Fireworks Saturday 27 October, 6pm onwards
About with Friends invites you to its annual Bonfire and Fireworks event hosted by Deer’s Glade Caravan & Camping Park, Hanworth. In addition to the spectacular BONFIRE and FIREWORKS there will be: • Candlelit procession from Deer’s Glade car park • Pumpkin carving competition • Hog Roast, Soup, Mulled Wine, Beer Tent and much more
Feast of Folk Special Feast of Folk Special takes place at the Maltings Hotel in Weybourne on Sunday 4 November 3pm until 6pm.
Martyn Wyndham-Read has been involved with Folk Music for over 50 years as a writer, singer and collector of songs, especially from Australia. He has made over 50 albums and is a leading light on the English folk scene. Support is provided by Tin River, a talented trio from Beccles who sing and play music and songs of various traditions on melodeon, whistle and guitar. Tickets are £5 and must be obtained BEFORE the day to comply with licence restrictions.
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Gates open – 6pm . Procession - 6.30pm Bonfire lit – 7pm . Fireworks – 7.30pm
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Autumn at the Museum of the Broads
There’s still time to enjoy our family Hallowe’en Trail. It runs from Wednesday 17 to Wednesday 31 October. There are themed prizes for all our younger visitors and spooky Broads stories to discover.
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The special exhibition, Broadland During the First World War, looks at the impact of war on our towns and villages. There is an accompanying film and visitors will be offered the chance to make their own poppies too. The exhibition is on until 11 Nov, the centenary of the first armistice, and our final day of opening. We will be holding a 2 minute silence at 1100 on that Sunday to remember all local people who died in conflict.
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And to commemorate our staying open later this year, we are offering cut price entry at £2.50 for adults and £1 per child from 01 to 11 November.
It’s all going on so why not #makeitstalham this autumn. Full details are on our website. Open Sun to Fri, 1000 to 1630 and local schools and groups are welcome.
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Mynx ‘Memphis Southern Soul’ Band at Thorpe Market Church on Saturday 17 November, doors open 7.15pm - an evening of handclapping, foot-tapping, funky vibe music, even dancing in the aisle. A 10-piece band – brass, keyboard, drums, saxophones, guitars, vocals. Advance tickets £10, on the door £12. Bar sales and hot snacks. Small church, BIG sound. Advance bookings firstname.lastname@example.org
WW1 Armistice Centenary Concert – Music for Remembrance Sheringham & Cromer Choral Society and Chamber Orchestra directed by David Ballard in Fauré’s Requiem and Dona Nobis Pacem by Vaughan Williams, with Rosamund Walton soprano and Julian Chou-Lambert baritone on Saturday 10 November at 7.30pm at St. Peter’s Parish Church, Sheringham. Tickets: £12 (£15 on the door), under 18s FREE, from Sheringham Little Theatre Box Office 01263 822347 or www.sheringhamandcromerchoral.co.uk Mini Market on Saturday 3 November at Aylmerton Village Hall from 11am - stalls include gifts, books, plants, cakes, preserves etc and raffle. Refreshments of tea/coffee with bacon butties and
other savouries will be available
Mundesley and District SSAFAgettes Annual SSAFA Christmas Fair - festive stalls on Saturday 17 November 10am – 1pm at Coronation Hall, Mundesley, NR11 8BE
Upper Sheringham Village Hall ‘Soupa Lunch’ with various stalls and a raffle. Saturday 3 November from 12noon to 3.30pm. At 2pm Bridget Hedge will be demonstrating Christmas Flower Arranging and all arrangements will be in the raffle. Lunch will be homemade soup, roll & butter followed by sweet and drink. Tickets £10 in advance only from Lin Wright 01263 822312. To avoid disappointment please purchase tickets as soon as possible. To raise funds for the Bell Appeal
Birding in a War Zone - an illustrated talk by well-known local ornithologist, Richard Porter who shares his 40 years of experience of birding and conservation work in Yemen, Syria and Iraq at Aylmerton Village Hall at 7.30pm on Wednesday 7 November. Tickets £10 to include wine/soft drink and a delicious finger buffet. Tel 01263 712146
Cromer & Sheringham Probus Club members will be holding a coffee morning on Tuesday 13 November for non-members to come along and find out informally about the Club. From 10.30am at the Hole-in-One Sports Bar at the Links Hotel in West Runton. No need to book but for more details visit www.candsprobus.club or call Dave Vickery on 01263 824306
Feast of Folk Special at the Maltings Hotel, Weybourne on Sunday 4 November 3pm until 6pm. Martyn Wyndham-Read plus support Tin River Trio. Tickets £5 must be obtained BEFORE the day to comply with licence restrictions. Further details and tickets from Tony Baylis 01263 588781 or email@example.com
Diabetes UK North Norfolk Group meeting – please note this is a change to our advertised programme. Our advertised speaker will not be attending the meeting on Thursday 22 November and instead it will be a Members Social Evening to which all members past and present are welcome. There will be a short AGM and a slide show of past events. The meeting starts at 7.30pm at Cromer Methodist Church Hall,
NR27 9DT. For more information please contact Jackie or David on 01692 405492 or visit www.north-norfolk.diabetesukgroup.org
Indoor Car Boot Sale at Weybourne Village Hall, Beach Lane, Weybourne NR25 7AH on Saturday 27 October 11am – 2pm only £8 a table. Free entry. To book a table e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or phone on 07707 489437. Refreshments available. Raising funds for the Village Hall. Beach Lane, Weybourne, NR25 7AH
Christmas Sale in aid of North Walsham and District Branch of Cats Protection on Saturday 10 November in St Benet’s Hall, North Walsham 9.30m to 1pm - Cats Protection goods (including calendars and diaries), craft and new items, cake stall, raffles, tombola, Every one’s a Winner, bric a brac, books etc. Refreshments also available
‘A Norfolk Celebration with Keith Skipper’ at Baconsthorpe Village Hall on Saturday 17 November at 7pm. Licensed bar and finger buffet. Tel 01263 577718 to book. £10 payable on the night. Proceeds to St.Michael’s Church, Plumstead
Bodham's annual Bonfire and Fireworks display is taking place on Bodham Playing field on Saturday 3 November
The event, which is organised by the Village's Rock Bodham committee, raises money for Rock Bodham charities which include community organisations and local charities. Gates for the event open at 5.45pm and the fire will be lit at 6.45pm with the display taking place at 7pm. Admission to the event is £1 for children, £2 for adults or £5 per family. A BBQ and refreshments will be available.
Any burnable garden waste can be brought to the field on the morning of the event. The bonfire will be built on the day only.
For further information visit the Rock Bodham Facebook page or call 01263 588486 / 07824 381519
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Neil Storey Norfolk The Armistice and After
The closing years of the First World War, the Armistice of November 11th 1918 and its impact on Norfolk people on the frontline and at home.
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On Wednesday 7 November a talk by Neil Storey at The Little Theatre will explore the closing year of The First World War, the Armistice of 11 November 1918 and its impact on Norfolk people both on the front line and at home.
Neil R. Storey is one of Norfolk's foremost historians, a leading light in
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numerous First World War centenary projects and author of such books as 'Norfolk in the Great War,' 'Women in the First World War,' The Tommy of the First World War' and 'Animals in the First World War.' The talk will include an overview of the battalions of The Norfolk Regiment in the latter years of the Great War, Norfolk's war hospitals, persistent invasion scares, Zeppelin raiders, the changing roles of women in war, Tank Weeks and legacies of war from veterans groups to War Memorials.
This talk features numerous rare and previously unseen images from Neil's nationally respected archive. If you want to discover more about Norfolk and the centenary of the end of 'the war to end all wars' this lecture is not to be missed.
Sheringham and Cromer Choral Society has been particularly keen to commemorate the centenary of the First World War over the last 4 years. The choir will mark the centenary of the Armistice on 11 November 1918 with the Sheringham Armistice Centenary concert in St Peter’s Sheringham on Saturday 10 November 2018 at 7.30 pm. The singers, directed by David Ballard, will be joined by soloists Rosamund Walton (who coincidentally sang the words of Edith Cavell at the 2014 Sheringham Remembrance concert) and Julian Chou-Lambert together with an invited chamber orchestra.
The concert will feature suitable Music for Remembrance including Ralph Vaughan Williams very moving Dona Nobis Pacem which he wrote in 1936 pleading for peace by referring to previous wars during the growing fears of a new one. The work includes texts from poems by Walt Whitman and from the book of Jeremiah. The programme also includes Gabriel Fauré’s much loved Requiem with its focus on eternal rest and consolation. The choir will also perform a short piece called Christian Soldiers which is from the opening movement of Patrick Hawes’ Great War Symphony which had its world premiere in the Royal Albert Hall on 9 October. This provides a very apt link back to the choir’s 2014 commemorations when the choir commissioned Patrick Hawes to write Eventide – in Memoriam Edith Cavell to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.
This concert which is part of Sheringham’s overall Armistice Centenary events is performed in collaboration with COAST Arts and promises to be a most memorable commemoration of the Armistice centenary.
Tickets for the concert are available from Sheringham Little Theatre, telephone 01263 822347 or online at www.sheringhamlittletheatre.com priced £12 (under 18s free) or £15 on the door. For more information about the choir visit www.sheringhamandcromerchoral.co.uk
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CROMER AND SHERINGHAM PROBUS CLUB
On Tuesday 2 October, after an excellent lunch, we were treated to a talk by David Morton, about The Tower of London - a journey through its history up to the present.
He began with a slide showing the 2014 display, in the grassed-over Moat, of nearly 900,000 ceramic poppies, representing British and Commonwealth military fatalities in WW1. He then showed us a plan of the area known as ‘The Tower’, which in fact covers 18 acres and includes several buildings and the Moat. Over its history it has been a royal residence, the headquarters of the Royal Mint, that of the Treasury, the Public Records Office, an armoury, the site of a menagerie (early 1200s to early 1800s), and is now the home of the Crown Jewels. Before the 20th century, only seven people had been executed at the Tower but during the two World Wars there were further executions, for treason and spying. However, it has become less sinister since then and in 1974 UNESCO designated it as a ‘place of historic interest’. In fact, in 2017, 13.1 million people visited it. Much more was described (including the presence of the ravens!) and there were a good number of questions after this excellent talk. David was thanked by our Chairman, Michael Webb.
We will next meet at The Links Hotel, West Runton on Tuesday 6 November, when Brian Hedge will speak to us on ‘Cromer and Sheringham from the Past’. If you are a retired or nearly retired professional or businessman and would like to join us at one of our future meetings (or our coffee morning on 13 November), you will be warmly welcomed. For more information, please contact our lunch secretary Dave Vickery on 01263 824306 or visit our website www.candsprobus.club
Another Big Wave at Cromer Pier Coastal harmony is all set to break out at the end of Cromer Pier for the fourth year running.
Sheringham Shantymen crowned their 25th anniversary celebrations in 2015 with a sell-out show “over the border”. Now they’re warming up for another rousing return to the Pavilion Theatre stage on Sunday 4 November. This time, their tuneful foray under the cloak of darkness will see profits go to Sheringham and Cromer Lifeboats and the Cromer Hospital Charitable Fund, an arrangement hailed by Shantymen’s musical director Brian Farrow
as “another big step towards extracting any lingering sting out of Crab Wars history”.
He hopes the event can inspire fresh bouts of cross-border co-operation and lasting friendship. “There are clear signs that the United Nations peace-keeping force stationed at West Runton in blue sou’westers may soon be redundant. Another grand session of hope and harmony can work wonders”.
“There’s a very thin line between local rivalry and bad-tempered open warfare. As an Honorary Crab for 30 years, I approach such cultural bridge-building fixtures in a completely unbiased frame of mind. I aim to make it run as smoothly as possible – although a few cheap laughs at Sheringham’s expense should settle the nerves” said Skip. “It’s an honour to organise safe passage yet again for the Shantymen at the end of their latest fund-raising round of gigs near and far”.
Cromer-based writer, broadcaster and entertainer Keith Skipper will again extend a cordial welcome to “exemplary musical missionaries” and remind them of certain obligations in what many shrewd judges still regard www. blythandwright.co.uk as North Norfolk’s premier seaside resort.
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Sheringham High School 6th Form Help Sheringham RNLI
Some weeks ago, Phil Hawes Chairman of organised two sporting events, taking on the Sheringham RNLI gave an enlightening talk to might of the High School Staff at both the Sheringham High School 6th Form entitled Rounders and Football, as well as organising “Respect the Water” and all the refreshments for the also gave an insight to school sports day. This the workings of the included planning for the RNLI in general and the event, purchasing and Sheringham RNLI in preparing the produce particular. Following on (including keeping the ice from that came a work cream frozen!), marketing experience visit to the and selling on the day. Kate Munro and Paul Pretty receive Lifeboat Station. the cheque for £268 from Head of 6th At the 6th Form assembly on Round about that time Monday 15th October Form Mr Ramin Keshavarz. came the boathouse break Lifeboat Crew members Kate in and the whole of the High School 6th Form, Munro and Paul Pretty accepted a cheque from under the guidance of Liam Copeman, Ellie Head of 6th Form, Mr Ramin Keshavarz, for Wegg, Emma Chalmers, Kieran Head and £268. Euan Carrier, decided to do something about it. Mr Keshavarz said “I am very proud that the
These 6 upstanding members of the 6th form, about to embark on life after “A” levels, either at University or into the world of Commerce,
Well done Faith
whole of the 6th Form and particularly Ellie, Emma, Liam, Kieran and Euan taking responsibility for the actions of others which
Sheringham High School 6th Form pupils Logan Price, Kieran Head, Euan Carrier, Emma Chalmers and Liam Copeman with Kate, Paul and Mr Keshavarz. Ellie Wegg was a little too shy to appear in the photo.
will stand them all in good stead going forward from here”
Paul and Kate thanked all the 6th Form pupils for their endeavours stressing that donations such as this is the lifeblood of the RNLI which allows the good work of the brave men and women of the RNLI to continue.
You may remember that, as a result of a break in at Sheringham RNLI Station, 13-yearold Faith Kenny, a student at Sheringham High School, took it upon herself to make and sell bracelets to help recoup some of the money stolen in the raid. She had a target of £20.
On Sunday 14 October she presented members of the Sheringham Lifeboat Crew with £509.50.
Brian Farrow, Sheringham LOM, said “What a fantastic effort from a young girl who really cares about her local community and the Sheringham RNLI in particular”.
St Andrew's Ladies Association
On 9 October St. Andrew's Ladies Association had a really interesting slide show with commentary by Brian Hedge on ‘The 1953 East Coast Floods’.
It brought back many memories to those of us who were around at the time, and made us realise how totally unprepared the East Coast was then for such a great storm surge. Today, thankfully we have defences and would not be taken by surprise.
On Sunday 28 October at 10.30am we will be holding our Annual Ladies Service (gentlemen are welcome too). This year, being the Church's 50th anniversary year, Rev Michaela Youngson, President of the Methodist Conference, has kindly agreed to be our Preacher.
On 13 November we are looking forward to an Open Evening when ‘The Cromer Ukelele Band’ will be entertaining, everybody is welcome. Visitors pay £2.50 at the door. The meeting starts at 7.30pm.
Faith presents the £509.50 to members of Sheringham RNLI Photo: christaylorphoto.co.uk
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Charity LPA Scheme Launch LHB Approved
Clapham & Collinge Solicitors are delighted to announce their second ‘Charity Lasting Powers of Attorney Scheme’ taking place throughout November.
As planning for later life professionals, we are keen to raise awareness about the legal and financial implications of dementia and highlight the importance of getting your legal documents in place for peace of mind. Throughout November Clapham & Collinge Solicitors are offering a 25% discount on Lasting Powers of Attorneys.
What is a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)? A Lasting Power of Attorney is a legal document which gives someone the authority to act on your behalf when it comes to important decisions, if you become unable to make them yourself. There are two types of Lasting Powers of Attorney:-
• Property and Financial Affairs This document gives your attorney the authority to deal with your property, bank accounts, investments, utility companies and any other finances. This document can be used as soon as it has been registered and regardless of whether you have lost capacity. Your attorney can make decisions on your behalf, provided the decision is in your best interests, for example deciding to sell your property to pay for care fees or change where an investment is held to ensure a higher return.
• Health and Welfare This document gives your attorney the authority to make decisions regarding your day-to-day medical and care needs, your care/ residential home and life sustaining treatment. This document can only be used once you have lost capacity so if you have not made an LPA by this point, these decisions will be left to the medical professional involved in your care. This is often a point of contention as your family/friends may have differing opinions to the professionals when it comes to these decisions.
In addition to a 25% discount on Lasting Powers Of Attorneys, Clapham & Collinge Solicitors will also make a £40 donation per Lasting Power of Attorney appointment to support four Norfolk based charities. Our chosen charities are:
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The Benjamin Foundation The Feed North Norfolk Community Transport North Walsham Dementia Support Group (Cameo Café)
Lin Whitehead, Head of the Private Client team said “I am delighted that we are giving our clients the opportunity to support local charities with our LPA scheme again this year. The money raised during our 2017 campaign
supported 4 Norfolk charities, many of whom rely on donations and corporate support, helping them to continue delivering their services to our county.
A study by the SFE found that 36% of people admit to having made no provisions for later life. With campaigns such as our Charity Lasting Powers of Attorney Scheme we hope that it will encourage people to have these important conversations with loved ones and get their legal documents in place.”
The cost of preparing and registering a Lasting Power of Attorney will depend on whether you wish to have a Property & Financial Affairs Lasting Power of Attorney and/or a Health & Welfare Lasting Power of Attorney prepared and registered.
To claim your discount and book your November appointment, please contact our Client Relations Team on 01603 693500. Appointments available at our Norwich, North Walsham and Sheringham offices.
If you instruct us through this scheme and you would also like to make a Will, we will offer Wills at our usual fee but will make an additional £40 donation to the chosen charities.
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The fifteen girlâ€™s names in last issueâ€™s MEN FOR THE SAKE OF GETTING A LIVING CHRONICLE WORDSEARCH were: FORGET TO LIVE. ALICE MARGARET FULLER AMELIA and CHARLOTTE ITâ€™S NOT SO MUCH CHLOE THE WORLD THATâ€™S DAISY GOT SO MUCH WORSE EMILY
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I LOVE SHERINGHAM LIBRARY … “Just a Cuppa is on 7 November 3pm - 4.30pm … ”
Sheringham Library Hours Day Library Available* Staffed Monday 8am – 7pm 10am – 7pm Tuesday 8am – 7pm 10am – 7pm Wednesday 8am – 7pm 1pm – 7pm Thursday 8am – 7pm Unstaffed Friday 8am – 7pm 1pm – 7pm Saturday 8am – 4pm 11am – 4pm Sunday 10am – 4pm Unstaffed *During times when the library is available but not staffed, you can access the library using our Open Libraries system as long as your card has been registered. Please see a member of staff to register. You will need to show proof of a Norfolk address.
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To renew your library books please phone 0344 800 8020 during normal office hours FREE BROADBAND, WiFi & EMAIL FACILITIES ARE AVAILABLE FOLLOW US ON TWITTER: http://twitter.com/ NorfolkLibs LIKE US ON FACEBOOK: Sheringham-Library ARE YOU RESEARCHING FAMILY HISTORY? WE HAVE FREE ACCESS TO FINDMYPAST ON-LINE If you are here on holiday, you can join the library as a visitor. Just bring in some proof of your home address Come in and read the newspaper. We have the EDP, The Times & the North Norfolk News. We have a small selection of magazines to borrow and a large selection are available on-line. Fancy a cuppa? Coffee, tea, or hot chocolate with biscuits. Suggested donation £1.20
Top Title Releases for Norfolk Libraries in October Book Club, Show Dogs, Fahrenheit 451, Revenge, Hereditary, The Hurricane Heist, The Happy Prince, The Book Shop, Mandy, The First Purge, The Bombing, Ocean’s Eight and more …
TEMPTING TUESDAYS: 3 DVDs for the price of 2 Top Titles are £2 for 2 nights. Other titles are £2 for 1 week. LOTS OF OTHER DVDs, MUSIC & GAMES are free to reserve. Just access the library catalogue on www.library.norfolk.gov.uk or ask a member of staff
Lest We Forget We have a display of handmade poppies in Sheringham Library, framed, individually named & dedicated to the 83 brave, local men, from Beeston Regis, Sheringham & Upper Sheringham, who lost their lives in WW1
Crime Lovers Event Come and meet Ian McFadyen, author of the DI Steve Carmichael series. His books include Frozen to Death, Lilia’s Diary & Killing Time. Ian will be giving a talk on his new book The SteamPunk Murder followed by a book signing on 6 November between 6pm-7pm at Sheringham Library. Booking is essential and tickets are £3
Just a Cuppa Join us on 7 November and 5 December between 3pm - 4.30pm for afternoon tea and biscuits. This is a free and a chance for you to meet old friends and new.
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For seven nights this November, spectacular light installations will highlight Repton’s views in the landscape, enabling visitors to experience Sheringham Park in an entirely new light.
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Malcolm Fisher, the National Trust’s Visitor Experience Manager at Sheringham Park said; “It’s fitting in the bicentenary year of Repton’s death, his work is celebrated for all to enjoy. Repton Revealed is a new addition to our 2018 programme and one that we hope will be a highlight for many. It will not only showcase the beauty of the natural landscape, but the work of art that it has become.” The National Trust has been working with an international team of artists including Richard Milner and Tundra, to create this site specific lighting installation in Repton’s home county. As visitors walk the mile long route, Repton’s story will be brought to light. And just as Repton designed his landscapes, the installations will build to a big reveal, befitting to what Repton himself described as his ‘most favourite work’.
Repton delivered his vision for Sheringham Park in 1812, in one of his famous red leather books, of which only 200 survive. In that book he wrote ‘Sheringham possesses more natural beauty and local advantages than any other place I have ever seen’. Repton’s designs were left for others to oversee, adapt or ignore, and so it’s not surprising that they sometimes turned out rather differently to the way he imagined. However, at Sheringham Park, the parkland is still essentially his work. The National Trust continue to manage the landscape to the vision he set out, a natural landscape of trees, lush flowers, and carefully planned vistas that take in some of the most beautiful landscape in Norfolk.
Repton Revealed, Sheringham Park. Friday 2 - Sunday 4, Thursday 8 – Sunday 11 November, timed tickets available from 5.30pm. Adult £13.50, Child £8. Booking essential on 0344 2491895.
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Sheringham & Cromer Lions Club
On Tuesday 30 October we are presenting a cheque to a representative of the British Heart Foundation’s Sheringham Branch as a result of last year’s fundraising for the President’s chosen charity.
We are also giving the sum of £150 to Amanda Veal of ‘Little Star’. Amanda, with help from anyone who joins her at Holt Community Centre, recycles wedding dresses into Angel Gowns for the parents of stillborn or early death babies. They also knit blankets and clothing.
Having been through a very hard time in her life, Amanda provides companionship and activities to others. This money will help to provide necessary sewing equipment and materials.
Members of the public are welcome to join us on the evening of 30 October at The Morley Club, Sheringham at 7.30 pm. Nibbles will be provided.
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October 27th 2018
National Trust Associations
There are National Trust Associations all over the country but itâ€™s surprising how many people have never heard of them! So, what are they? They are basically voluntary groups who raise money for the National Trust whilst enjoying themselves.
We have a very active association in North Norfolk - the North Norfolk Association of the National Trust (NNA) - and you donâ€™t have to be an NT member to join. We meet once a month for social activities such as our afternoon â€˜tea and talkâ€™ meetings held at the Links Hotel, West Runton and during the summer months we arrange day trips. We also offer members short holidays.
Recent talks have included â€˜Escaping Hitler, from refugee to Sheriff of Norwichâ€™, â€˜Musicals based on Shakespeareâ€™s playsâ€™, â€˜Restoration work at Oxburgh Hallâ€™ and â€˜How many times was America discovered before Columbus?â€™
This summer we had a guided walk around Heigham Holmes, a visit to Clifton House in Kings Lynn and a trip to Oxburgh Hall. We also had a very successful holiday in the Manchester/Liverpool area.
Our Association exists not only to raise money for the National Trust but also to offer members the opportunity to meet like-minded people at interesting events and to make new friends.
Annual membership is ÂŁ8 for individuals and ÂŁ12 for couples. The cost for each event varies depending on the nature of the event. Members also receive three newsletters a year.
If this sounds like something you would like to join, then please get in touch and I can let you know what we have planned for this Autumn/Winter. New members are always very welcome. Sue Pickles 01493 740960
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Gradings for Students at Holt Taekwondo School
Holt Taekwondo School, which is part of North Norfolk Taekwondo Academy, recently held a grading at Holt Youth Centre.
Traditional Forms, Blocks, Punches and Kicks were assessed and an impressive display of aerial kicks was seen.
All of the students who took the grading passed at a high standard and Master Richard Cox commented on the dedication shown by all of the students.
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If you are new to Norfolk, and trying to find your way, Donâ€™t stop to ask directions, that will just cause you dismay. For Happisburg is Haze-bur-uh, and Cley is really Clay, While Wymondham is Wind-um, or so the locals say; And Stiffkey isnâ€™t really stiff, you ought to say Stoo-kay! And Postwickâ€™s really Pozzick, at least down Postwick way. While Salle is only known as Saul, and Costesseyâ€™s Cos-ay; Our Gimingham is Gim-in-um, and Colney is Coaney, And Walsinghamâ€™s just Wolz-num, where people go to pray That theyâ€™ll soon be in a county where place names mean what they say. So if you drive in Norfolk and your map is not enough, Donâ€™t stop to arsk the locals : you will only make them luff! James Wordie
Donâ€™t look at me with those big brown eyes, I know why youâ€™re looking subdued! Do you really think if you butter me up, I wonâ€™t notice my shoes have been chewed? Just because youâ€™re so cute and fluffy, You think Iâ€™ll succumb to your charms, I suppose thatâ€™s actually not far from the truth, Because I know that you mean no real harm. Youâ€™re a mischievous, playful, young puppy, Who thinks chewingâ€™s a great game to play. Somehow, I just cannot stay cross with you, So, as always, you get your own way. Youâ€™re a vandal, a bandit, a rascal! Youâ€™re a scamp - my own Mafiosa! But, smother my face with your kisses, Youâ€™re my Monstera Deliciosa!
Holt Instructors Tina Allen and Michael Parfitt were pleased to see the studentsâ€™ progress to the next level and are ready to welcome anyone who would like to come and try a traditional Korean martial art.
Holt Taekwondo School trains every Wednesday between 5.30pm - 7.30pm and each session costs Â£4, free trial lesson. There is an adult only class at East Runton Village Hall same time as Holt and family classes at Trunch Village Hall 10am till 12noon . For more information please call 01263 711824.
Lainie Wakefield yellow belt Chris Francis green belt Wendy Parfitt blue belt Jack Yaxley red tag
Amy Kid-Edwards green belt Freddie Featherstone blue belt Emily Yaxley red belt
WEDNESDAY 31 OCTOBER : 5 mile walk commencing from Sheringham Community Centre led by Norman 01263 825457 PLEASE NOTE: This walk commences at 11am and is
Sheringham Fit Together Walks
If you are new to Fit Together, please arrive 20 mins early. For more information contact Melanie Brown on 07766 259999. Friday 2 Novemberâ€“ 10:30am - Kelling/
followed by a provided snack lunch ahead of the Groupâ€™s Annual General Meeting at 2pm at the Community Centre.
SUNDAY 4 NOVEMBER : 9 mile walk commencing from West Beckham (car parking
Muckleburgh Amble â€“ Approx. 2 miles â€“ A walk on grass and hard tracks with gentle gradients. Meet at The Old Reading Rooms Tea Room, The Street, Kelling, NR25 7EL. This is a slower paced informational walk. Monday 5 November â€“ 10:30am - Pretty Corner Woods Walk â€“ Grade 3 â€“ Approx. 2 miles â€“ A hilly
on road) led by Norman 01263 825457
All walks commence at 10am with the exception of the later start on 31 October only.
If you wish to bring a dog on any walk then please telephone the walk leader beforehand
woodland walk with moderate/steep gradients. Meet at Pretty Corner Woods Main CP (free), Pretty Corner Lane (off top of Holway Rd), Sheringham. Near NR26 8TW.
Printed copies of the full Fit Together programme are available at Sheringham Library and Lloyds Pharmacy
WIN WITH THE SHERINGHAM INDEPENDENT & THE MACKENZIE HOTELS 2 main courses from our 2 for Â£15 menu and a hot drink of your choice for 2 At what times can you access the Amber Gym at Links Country Park?
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