Ashwellthorpe and Fundenhall is a civil parish in Norfolk, situated some 3miles south east of Wymondham and 10 miles south west of Norwich. The parish includes the villages of Ashwellthorpe and Fundenhall, which lie less than 1 mile apart.
At the recent quinquennial inspection of the fabric of All Saints’ Church in Ashwellthorpe by the Church architect, if was found that urgent repairs are needed to areas of the roof and tower to make them sound and waterproof. Fund-raising has started and a “Gift Day Coffee Morning” is to be held at the church on Saturday 5 November 2016 from 10.00 a.m. to 12 noon. Cash donations will also be gratefully received with the possibility of using the Gift Aid mechanism. For fuller details, please look at the letter which the Churchwarden and All Saints Support Committee sent to all village residences, on the Community Information > Churches > All Saints’ Church page.
The Shuffleboard match between Ashwellthorpe and Wymondham took place on Friday 7 October 2016 at North Wymondham Community Hall, with teams of eight players each, playing doubles and singles matches. A report can be seen on the Leisure > Clubs, Groups, Events > Write Ups and Reviews Page but honours were even at the end of the evening.The return match will be held at our Village Hall on Wednesday 9 November 2016 starting at 7.30 p.m.
The weather data for Ashwellthorpe during September 2016 can now be seen on the Leisure > Ashwellthorpe Weather Data page.
The next Parish Walk led by Rick and Nancy will be on Sunday 30 October 2016 leaving Forncett Village Hall (NR16 1JG) at 10.00 a.m. Details of distance and route can be seen on the Leisure > Routes > Walks Page
The next meeting of Ashwellthorpe Gardening Club will be at The Piggeries, Hall Farmhouse, Ashwellthorpe at 7.30 p.m. on Tuesday 11 October. Julie Bruton-Seal and Matthew Seal, who live in the village and are co-authors of several books including “The Herbalist’s Bible” and “Kitchen Medicine”, will be talking about garden plants and weeds and how we can use them, and will be bringing with them slides, plants and copies of their books.
If you wish to come along to this meeting and join the Gardening Club, phone Debbie de Spon on 01508 488300
The church services to be held in All Saints’ Church, Ashwellthorpe, and St Nicholas, Fundenhall, for October and November 2016 are given on the Community Information > Churches >All Saint’ Church Ashwellhorpe or Community Information> Churches > Fundenhall
Ashhwelthorpe weather data for August 2016 can be now be seen on the Leisure > Ashwellthorpe Weather Data page.
SUNDAY 2 OCTOBER 2016 is the date for Ashwellthorpe’s contribution to the charity Macmillan Cancer Support’s
“WORLD’S BIGGEST COFFEE MORNING”
with stalls of all kinds and cakes and refreshments at Ashwellthorpe Village Hall from 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.
ANOTHER DON’T FORGET! – FRIDAY 30 SEPTEMBER 2016
As advertised already, the film is “Florence Foster Jenkins” starring Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant and fuller details about the film can be seen on the Events Calendar. The show starts at 7.30 p.m and tickets £4.00 in advance are available from Box Office 01508 481712
DON’T FORGET – This month’s parish walk will start at 10.00 a.m. this coming Sunday 25 September, from Mulbarton Village Hall car park (off the road at the top of the Common). It will be 4.8 miles in length, heading towards Tasburgh on quiet roads and public footpaths – some of which might just have been cultivated and paths not reinstated.