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TWELFTH NIGHT QUIZ ‘N’ CHIPS at Ashwellthorpe Village Hall

The traditional January Quiz ‘n’ Chips Night at Ashwellthorpe Village Hall will be held on Twelfth Night

 SATURDAY 6 JANUARY 2018

 

Put the date in your diary – more details nearer the time

“WHISKY GALORE” film at Ashwellthorpe Village Hall

FRIDAY 24 NOVEMBER at 7.30 p.m. (Doors Open from 7.00 p.m.)

This is your chance to see the 2016 film “Whisky Galore” starring Eddie Izzard, Gregor Fisher, Naomi Battrick and James Cosmo, at our Village Hall, showing in co-operation with Village Screen and Creative Arts East. The film has a PG Certificate and lasts for 1 hour 38 minutes. 

TICKETS AVAILABLE  NOW from Box Office 01508 489432 – Cost £4.00 in advance, £5.00 on the door on the night.

ASHWELLTHORPE GARDENING CLUB – NEXT MEETING

TUESDAY 3 OCTOBER 2017 – 7.30 p.m. Ashwellthorpe Village Hall

is the date of the next meeting of the Ashwellthorpe Gardening Club when the Speaker will be Trevor Harrison from the Creake Plant Centre, based in South Creake, which specialises in unusual shrubs, and herbaceous plants, old roses and hellebores amongst others.

ASHWREN PLAYERS – “GOING OUT WITH A BANG”

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)

FIRST WEDNESDAY COFFEE MORNING – WEDNESDAY 6 SEPTEMBER 2017

Don’t forget – it’s the first Wednesday of the month tomorrow which means it’s your chance to meet up, chat and have some tea, coffee or cake at Ashwellthorpe Village Hall from 10.00 a.m.

“STREET SURGERY” by Norfolk Police’s Long Stratton Neighbourhood Team

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.

INFORMATION FROM NORFOLK CONSTABULARY – AUGUST 2017

The Parish Council has received this 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 is a place from which to run their drugs business..

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ROAD CLOSURE – TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2017

URGENT

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.

 

ASHWELLTHORPE GARDEN PARTY – SUNDAY 20 AUGUST 2017

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.

FUNDENHALL DOG SHOW AND FAMILY DAY – 2 SEPTEMBER 2017

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.