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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.

 

REPORT on QUIZ ‘ N’ CHIPS NIGHT at ASHWELLTHORPE VILLAGE HALL – SATURDAY 19 AUGUST 2017

A report on the very enjoyable Quiz evening held recently can be found on the Village Hall > Events Page.

“HIDDEN FIGURES” – FIRST FILM OF 2017/2018 SEASON at ASHWELLTHORPE VILLAGE HALL

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.

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.

CHURCH SERVICES in ASHWELLTHORPE & FUNDENHALL – AUGUST & SEPTEMBER 2017

The dates and times of the church services in All Saints’, Ashwellthorpe, and St Nicholas, Fundenhall, during August and September 2017,  are now posted on the Community Information > Churches pages

DEFIBRILLATOR in WRENINGHAM

As many Ashwellthorpe and Fundenhall people visit Wreningham Village Hall from time to time, you’ll all be interested to know that a new automated external defibrillator has now been fitted at this Hall.

This device, which can play a vital role in saving people’s lives and works by detecting an abnormal heart rhythm and then sending an electric shock to restore a normal one, is now fixed to the wall of Wreningham Village Hall in Mill Lane,  next to its car park.

ASHWELLTHORPE’S ANNUAL VILLAGE CREAM TEA HELD ON 12 JULY 2017

Ashwellthorpe’s annual Cream Tea was held on a glorious afternoon this week in the garden of David Turner’s Woodman’s Lodge and a good crowd turned out to enjoy scones, jam and cream, washed down with a cup of tea or two. The garden was looking splendid; thanks must go to Mr Turner for hosting the event and to the many bakers and helpers on the day who made it such a good village event. Just under  £330 was raised. Pictures can be seen of the event on the Community Information > Churches > All Saints’ Church, Ashwellthorpe page.

CHURCH SERVICES in ASHWELLTHORPE and FUNDENHALL –

The dates and times of the July 2017 Services at All Saints’ Church, Ashwellthorpe, and St Nicholas Church, Fundenhall, are now posted on the Community Information > Churches page

ASHWELLTHORPE’s ANNUAL CREAM TEA – WEDNESDAY 12 JULY 2017

This year’s traditional village Cream Tea will take place on Wednesday 12 July from 2.30 to 4.00 p.m., at Woodman’s Lodge, The Street, Ashwellthorpe – the home and garden of David Turner. A chance for everyone to enjoy not only the cream tea, but also the pleasure of lovely garden surroundings. The tea will cost £4.00 and proceeds will go towards Ashwellthorpe (and Wreningham) church expenses.