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.
Sad to say the last performance by the Ashwren Players will happen this SATURDAY night, the 23 SEPTEMBER with Curtains Up at 7.30 p.m.
Make sure you’re there to enjoy yourselves, to support them, to thank them for giving much pleasure over the years, and to help them raise funds for their chosen charities this year – St Martin’s Trust and Little Discoverers.
TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE AT £6.00 (adults) and £3.00 (juniors) in advance from Christine on 01508 488123
If there are spaces on the night, tickets on the door will cost £6.50 (adults) and £3.50 (juniors)
The Ashwellthorpe weather data for the months of July and August 2017 has not been posted on the Leisure > Ashwellthorpe Weather Data page.
Rick and Nancy’s next Parish Walk will meet at 10.00 a.m. at St Nicholas Church, Fundenhall, on Sunday 24 September 2017. The walk will be approx. 5 to 6 miles and if the weather has not been too wet, it is planned to head over Flordon Common (which can be wet) and back via the path through Redwing’s and then past Hapton Church. More details on the Leisure > Routes > Walks page
You might think Ashwellthorpe and Fundenhall is within the Wymondham Neighbourhood Team of Norfolk Constabulary, but the two villages are in fact part of the Long Stratton Neighbourhood area.
In the light of this, the Parish Council has been advised that the police team are holding a “Street Surgery” (where you can raise any issues or concerns) on Monday 4 September 2017 from 2.00 to 4.00 p.m. at the Co-Op store in Long Stratton.
The Parish Council has received an information sheet from Norfolk Constabulary about “Cuckooing, “a term used to describe the practice where professional drug dealers take over the property of a vulnerable person and use it as a place from which to run their drugs business”, a copy of which can be seen on the Community Information Page
Please note that Norfolk County Council has made a Temporary Traffic Order closing the Wymondham Road in Ashwellthorpe, west of the New Road junction, for tree felling on
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2017.
Tree felling is required at the C594 Silfield Road (what we call Wymondham Road) from the Junction with C347 New Road for 181 metres north westwards. Traffic over that road is prohibited on 29 August 2017 for the duration of the works, expected to be about 1 day.
The official alternative route is: C594 Silfield Road, C594 Station Road, C175 Ayton Road, C175 Browick Road, C186 Stanfield Road, C186 Wymondham Road, B 1113 Norwich Road, C594 Wymondham Road, C594 The Street.
A report on the very enjoyable Quiz evening held recently can be found on the Village Hall > Events Page.
SATURDAY 30 SEPTEMBER 2017 at 7.30 p.m. – “HIDDEN FIGURES”
The first film in the 2017/2018 season of films at Ashwellthorpe Village Hall is “Hidden Figures”, the story of a team of three female African American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US Space Programme. Certificate PG; Duration 2 hours 7 minutes; Tickets £4.00 in advance from Box Office 01508 489619 or £5.00 on the door.
A Garden Party with Cream Teas and a Raffle, hosted by David Turner at Woodman’s Lodge, The Street, Ashwellthorpe, will be held on SUNDAY 20 AUGUST 2017 from 2.00 to 5.00 p.m. Donations to All Saints’ Church, Ashwellthorpe, Fabric Fund and Wymondham Abbey. Parking will be available.
This year, the Dog Show and Family Day will be focusing on making the day a family event with more attractions for children to see. Reserve the date – more details will follow nearer the day.