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  • 10,000 worth of bikes stolen 23 March 2015 Police are appealing for witnesses following the burglary of 10,000 worth of bikes in Barford. The incident occurred between Sunday 15 March at 10pm and Monday 16 March at 7am at an address on Park Close. Suspect(s) forced entry to an external garage at the property and stole ten cycles as well as damaging the garage door.

    The ten bikes are described as: A Moda legato with saddle bag and white computer A Specialized Allez in red and black with white pedals A Specialized Allez in silver model A Specialized Dolce in blue and black A Specialized stumpjumper in blue A Specialized camber in black and green A Specialized stumpjumper in black and red A Kona Dawg in blue with pink pedals A United regal frame BMX A Cult OSV frame BMX Anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in the area between the times stated should contact PC Stuart Barnard at Wymondham Police Station on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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  • 3 Ways to Encourage Creativity in the Workplace Creativity in the workplace is essential in many different businesses. Not only does it allow your employees to enjoy what they are working on, but it can also bring about innovative new ideas and creations that may not have been thought of before. Many people believe that to be creative you have to be artistic, but that s not necessarily always the case.

    In fact, even the most corporate businesses can benefit from a boost of creativity in their office! If you re looking to boost the creativity levels of your employees, here are 3 ways in which you can encourage creative thinking (and doing!) in your workplace! Allow Employees to be Flexible with Ideas The worst thing you can do when trying to foster creative thinking in the workplace is to force ideas on your employees.

    Not only will this make them more reluctant to put forward their own ideas, but it will also reduce the chances of them coming up with their own solutions to issues. You want to give your employees some freedom with their ides so that they can start thinking creatively. If they are restricted to one solution, they are more likely to just accept that it s the only way that the process or task can be done and follow what they know to be right .

    Give them some creative freedom with their work. Who knows, they may come up with a more successful, efficient way of working! Encourage Idea Sharing Collaboration is key for a creative mind.

    Your employees may already have creative minds, but without feeling like they can share their ideas and solutions, they will most likely keep them to themselves rather than speak out about them. Encouraging idea sharing in the workplace is a great way to coax your employees into sharing those ideas. You could even incorporate your office design into this process by dedicating an area of your office to idea sharing.

    Why not have whiteboard walls where employees can add their thoughts or ideas every so often? Seeing other creative ideas is a great way to gain inspiration, too! You could also arrange an ideas meeting on a regular basis which encourages employees to put forward ideas about how the company or department could do better!

    Create a Creative Support Network Creative minds need constant feedback as to whether people think that their ideas or work is good enough. They crave constructive criticism and need some form of support when it comes to coming up with new, creative ideas. This is why it is essential to be supporting of creativity in the workplace.

    You will often be asked to give feedback, and it s important to be critical but constructive at the same time. This will allow your team to progress positively and get a better idea of the direction they need to take their work in to keep in alignment with the business as a whole. It s also confidence boosting to hear what other people think of your work!

    Creativity really does go hand in hand with productivity, and it doesn t necessarily mean that all your employees will turn into artists! As specialists in office interior design in London 1 , we know all too well how important it is to encourage creativity, no matter what working environment you are in. Don t hesitate to get in touch 2 with us today if you re looking to make your office a more creative friendly environment for your staff.

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  • 360 Business Networking comes to Watton The Breckland View Connecting Communities 360 Business Networking have announced that following the successful launch last year in Dereham the group is now coming to Watton, and are inviting local business to the first meeting on 9th September the Broom Hall Country Hotel, we will meet at 7:15 and be finished by 9am.

    Subsequently we will meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month, dovetailing nicely with the 1st and 3rd Fridays when the Dereham branch meet

  • 3m School Transfer Market: Which academies trust got The Department for Education (DfE) has come under fire for paying some academy chains more than 500,000 to take over struggling schools described by a teachers union as little more than bribery. New figures suggest the total bill for rebrokering could be as high as 13 million. The department was ordered by a court to reveal how much it paid new academy sponsors to take over failing schools after a 12-month legal battle ended in favour of transparency campaigners.

    The figures obtained by Janet Downs from campaign group Local Schools Network show 3 million was paid out between September 2013 and October 2014. But, while seven academy chains were paid nothing to take over academies, another seven were paid 200,000 or more. The largest amount was 534,300 paid to Fallibroome Academy for its takeover of Winsford Academy, in Chester, in September 2014.

    Mary Bousted (pictured below), general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers, told Schools Week: These figures show the hidden cost of academisation. I m not surprised the DfE tried to keep them hidden because they are shocking. It really exposes the fact that we have to bribe academy sponsors which is essentially what these costs are.

    It shows there is are not a plethora of academy chains wanting to take over struggling schools. Academy chains have told Schools Week the cash was negotiated to fund school improvement intervention, continuing professional development (CPD) for staff and to cover budget deficits. Peter Rubery, executive principle at Fallibroome, said the sum included a one-off capacity grant for new sponsors and funds for restructuring.

    Two academies, formally sponsored by millionaire businessman Brian Scowcroft s Richard Rose Federation, were transferred to United Learning for 245,825 per school. United Learning said the trust provided educational and financial support to the schools, adding: This is reflected in the rebrokering cost alongside payment towards the deficit we inherited at the academies. Both schools are now out of special measures.

    Another 110,000 was spent to move free school Minerva Academy, in London which only opened in 2012 and had fewer than 90 pupils on roll from CET Primary Schools to REAch2 Academy Trust. The chain said this was used for additional school improvement, CPD and business management support. The average cost of rebrokering moving a school from one chain to another was 131,000 for the 23 academies.

    If this average was applied to the 104 rebroker transactions the number ordered by the department up to August last year it would suggest the total bill is more than 13 million. Ms Downs told Schools Week: It s difficult to understand why some of these transfers cost so much. The DfE said new sponsors were being asked to take on the most struggling schools.

    But this wasn t the case in the top three most expensive transfers. She pointed out that The Winsford Academy, Stamford Welland Academy and Dartmouth Academy were all rated by Ofsted as requires improvement, rather than inadequate. Two of those include schools stripped from the E-ACT academy chain, following concerns raised by Ofsted.

    The chain had eight schools included in the data release, with rebrokering costs totalling 1.75 million. A spokesperson for the trust said all academies were transferred in line with the Education Funding Agency s (EFA) technical note. The DfE originally tried to withhold the data, claiming it would put off future sponsors if they learned other trusts had been given more cash.

    But the appeal judge said this suggested a bewildering blend of naivety and financial opportunism on the part of academy sponsors and overturned the DfE s refusal. When asked about the takeover costs, Dame Rachel de Souza, chief executive of the Inspiration Trust, said: The most important thing is making sure we get the best possible match between schools and sponsors so that all children get the best education they can. Thetford Academy, in Norfolk, was transferred from the sponsorship of Wymondham College to Inspiration Trust in September 2013 for no cost.

    Another academy chain chief, who did not want to be named, called for transparency and fairness for all trusts. Particularly those taking hard decisions to balance the books and I suspect that is in the mind of the EFA too. A DfE spokesperson said: We do not tolerate failure and the strength of the academies programme is that it allows us to intervene swiftly, including replacing sponsors where it is in the best interests of the school.

    We will not apologise for taking decisive action where needed. What are rebrokering costs? The costs are cash paid by the DfE to new sponsors as part of the takeover of schools normally judged to be in the most challenging of circumstances .

    They are decided on a case-by-case basis and are not published. However not all takeovers command a rebroker fee only those where there is evidence that it is required. For instance, where an academy has a deficit funding or needs building maintenance.

    The DfE, in its submission to the tribunal judge, said getting the right sponsor to transform education relied on a delicate negotiation with potential sponsors, both to persuade them to take on the school and to agree the support that they will need to make improvements for pupils .

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  • 5 Family Tickets East Anglian Game & Country Fair The 2015 East Anglian Game & Country Fair will take place on Saturday the 25 th & Sunday the 26 th April, at The Norfolk Showground, Norwich. Iceni Post has teamed up with the East Anglian Game & Country Fair to provide you with the chance to win one of five family tickets. The Five entries drawn out of the hat were from: Beccles x 2, Kings Lynn, Stowmarket, & Great Yarmouth Entry closing date was 31st March 2015 But you still have time to Save Money by Booking in Advance!

    Advance Discounted Ticket Prices Adult 13.00 Children 5-16 Years 5.00 Family (2 Adults & 3 Children 5-16yrs) 36.00 Under 5 s Free A 2 booking fee applies per transaction. (Closing date for advance discounted tickets 20/04/15) If you would like to speak to one of our team about tickets, camping or membership please feel free to call us on 01263 735 828 or email info@ukgamefair.co.uk 1 The East Anglian Game & Country Fair is an annual two day, family event set in glorious parkland at the Norfolk Showground, Norwich. We welcome world class events and attractions to the Norfolk Showground each year. Whether it s watching the main arena or countryside arena displays, seeing the forestry village with cutting and pole climbing competitions, joining in with your dog at the K9 Aqua Dog pool, shopping at the 300 tradestands or relaxing with a glass of bubbly at the members enclosure.

    We hope you will find something for the whole family to enjoy at the show, including your dog. Visit our show events and attractions pages online to view a selection of the fantastic displays on offer at the Game Fair. www.ukgamefair.co.uk 2 See more details about the fair here 3 advert We can promote your business 4 every week on the Iceni Post!

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  • 50 Christmas Trees in a Church, Dickleburgh – The Winners 2015 ... Annie Chapman with the Ladies Tractor Road Run tree The 12th annual 50 Christmas Trees in a Church at All Saints Dickleburgh, drew to a close on Sunday, December 6, with the prize-giving for the 23 most popular trees voted by visitors to the festival. Ladies Tractor Road Run (for Cancer Research UK s breast cancer appeal) was the winner in the adult category for their tree decorated with tiny pink bras. Susan Whymark Funeral Service came second with an amazing dress tree and Culrose Residential Care Home were third with their gingerbread themed tree.

    1st Dickleburgh Rainbows, with Harleston District Girl Guiding s plastic bottle tree.

    1st Dickleburgh Rainbows, who combined with Harleston District Girl Guiding, won the children s category with their fabulous plastic bottle tree, displaying Christmas messages of hope. Harleston CE VA Primary School came second with their Hands of Hope tree and Burston Community Primary School was third with their gingerbread house tree. The Nick Arnull Plate, for the most innovative tree, was shared by Susan Whymark Funeral Service and 1st Dickleburgh Rainbows with Harleston District Girl Guiding.

    The Christmas Tree festival has raised 2,000 for EACH (East Anglia s Children s Hospices) and a donation will also be made to Norfolk & Norwich Hospital Oncology Department, with residual funds being retained by the Benefice of Dickleburgh and the Pulhams. Rowena Roskelly, one of the festival s organisers, said: We have had an excellent week. I would particularly like to thank all the volunteers who helped set up the church and look after visitors throughout the Christmas Tree festival.

    Thanks also go the local organisations and businesses who contributed such a superb collection of decorated trees; many congratulations to all the winners. This has been the last 50 Christmas Trees in a Church at Dickleburgh, although some of the volunteers are thinking about running something different in the church during Advent 2016. For more information about 50 Christmas Trees in a Church , including the full list of winners, see www.50christmastrees.com 1 .

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  • 56th Doe Show is almost here! The 56 th Annual Doe Show opens on Tuesday 2 nd February at Ernest Doe & Sons Limited s headquarters at Ulting, near Maldon in Essex. More than 10,000 farmers, construction workers, professional groundsmen, greenkeepers, arborists and tractor enthusiasts are expected to attend the UK s biggest agricultural, construction and groundcare dealer show in the UK. Ernest Doe & Sons are always looking to drive the business forward, offering new and innovative technology and machinery for our customers and this year is no exception.

    Cutting edge technology and innovation will be on display in the form of some world class machinery. The new New Holland T7.315 won a coveted Machine of the Year 2016 award at Agritechnica, one of two new larger and more powerful tractor models that extend the T7 product series. Both models are on display on the New Holland stand and we will also be demonstrating a T7.315 out in the field, weather permitting.

    There is also a chance to see Hyundai excavators and Thwaites dumpers being put through their paces in the construction demonstration area. There is a good static display of construction machinery including Bomag and Manitou, as well as some fantastic used plant bargains. New for 2016 is the Stihl tour bus, offering chainsaw sharpening tutorials as well as professional teams from Stihl and Husqvarna demonstrating their products.

    There is also a quad bike off-road demonstration track. The key theme of this year s show is affordability everything is priced to sell with some excellent finance packages available on some of our used machinery. We also have our biggest ever clothing clearance in the main show building with top quality outdoor and country clothing brands at half price so come along and bag a bargain.

    Doors open at 9am on Tuesday and entry and parking is FREE.

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  • A Music of Grief, Classical Music and The First World War ... - IceniPost This year s Wymondham Music Festival music lecture by Dr Kate Kennedy is A Music of Grief, Classical Music and The First World War .

    The lecture is free to attend and starts at 7.30pm on Tuesday 3 June, at Fairland Church Centre.

    The event is supported by Rotary Club of Wymondham and Fairland United Reformed Church.

  • A Spa Treat: Relax and be pampered in Barnham Broom's luxury ... Relax and be pampered in Barnham Broom s luxury Spa Leave the world outside and enjoy some wonderful treatments in Barnham Broom s luxury spa. The spa is open to everyone, so whether you live nearby, staying in the hotel or visiting the area, indulge yourself for a few hours of relaxation. The wonderful range of holistic massage and beauty treatments will leave you feeling radiant and refreshed.

    Barnham Broom offer an extensive range of facials, massages, body wraps, hand and nail treatments, tanning and make up applications, as well as some wonderful holistic treatments to soothe body and mind such as Reflexology, Reiki, Indian Head Massage and Hopi Ear Candles. The team of spa therapists are highly qualified and have years of experience, so you know you re in good hands. Before commencing any treatment they ll talk to you about what you re looking for and they ll tailor their approach to ensure the perfect treatment for you.

    The Spa at Barnham Broom is a sanctuary of peace and relaxation. With five spacious treatment suites, each with their own private shower facilities that are finished to an impeccably high standard. Making sure they provide the best spa treatments also means using the highest quality spa products.

    They ve selected ranges from ESPA, St Tropez, Mii and Jessica to use for all treatments for their unsurpassed luxury and fantastic results. With a range of spa packages available for day and overnight spa breaks, The Spa at Barnham Broom is perfect for a relaxing break, a special occasion or a gift for a loved one. Call The Spa direct on 01603 757545 to book your appointment.

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  • A talk by textile artist Polly Binns 2nd Feb 2016 The Norfolk Contemporary Craft Society is pleased to announce another lecture celebrating the Francis Cheetham Legacy A talk by textile artist Polly Binns Personal Perspectives 7pm on Tuesday 2 nd February 2016 At Norwich and Norfolk Community Arts Martineau Memorial Hall, 21 Colegate, Norwich NR3 1BN www.norcaarts.co.uk/contact-us.html 1 Tickets on the door 5 3 to NCCS Members and Friends A glass of wine or soft drink included www.norfolkcraft.co.uk 2 Textile artist, Polly Binns, considers why and how we become the artists we are.

    Polly talks about her work inspired by the tidal landscape of North Norfolk in relation to her artist family background and career in HE education and arts advisory work.

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  • A WEEKEND OF VARIED EMOTIONS A WEEKEND OF VARIED EMOTIONS Last weekend was a mixture of frustration (to put it mildly in one case), disappointment, encouragement and excitement for our teams as summarised below. Ladies 1sts . The team laboured to a deserved 4-1 win at a cold Weybread over bottom-placed Ipswich.

    Emma Lee-Smith put them ahead in the first half only for a lively Ipswich to equalise after the break. The game was then transformed when seemingly out of the blue Abby Gooderham fired home one of the goals of the season with a superb reverse stick shot from the edge of the circle. Susan Wessels then converted a penalty corner before Abby set up Susan for a simple tap-in after another piece of individual skill.

    With time running out Abby seemed destined for a deserved second goal only for the umpire to blow for the end of the game with the ball about to roll into the unguarded goal! The team remains in fourth place and this coming Saturday is away to Maidenhead (1.30). Ladies 2nds.

    There was further frustration for the team when they conceded two early goals away to St Albans 2nds following decisions which on another day might have gone in their favour. But they went on to battle hard combined with some excellent hockey and they got a deserved late goal when Kara Kilbourn deflected home at a penalty corner. With this 2-1 defeat the team need to win at least two of their last three games (starting at home this Saturday against Maidstone (2.00) to have any chance of avoiding relegation.

    Ladies 3rds . After their 6-0 away win over Pelicans 2nds (with goals by Sarah Legg 2, Millie Preece 2, Katie Ogden and Mia King) and the draw for the 4ths the team now lead their league by three points from the 4ths who have a game in hand. Katie Woollatt was MOTM.

    This Saturday Lucy Field and her team are at home after four successive away games when they host third-placed UEA 2nds (3.30). Ladies 4ths . After five wins on the trot the team had to be content with a 1-1 home draw against a gritty Norwich City 2nds.

    Laura Tibbenham put them ahead in the first half after considerable City pressure and City hit back with a scrappy goal after the break for a deserved equaliser. Despite these two dropped points Treacle Griffin and her team can still win the league but they have a tricky away game with fourth placed Norwich Dragons 3rds (11.30) this Saturday who drew last weekend after coming up against the resolute defence of lowly Evergreens. END OF SEASON SENIOR AWARDS EVENING including Buffet & Disco SATURDAY 19 MARCH, APOLLO CLUB, HARLESTON Arrive 7.30pm Awards 8.00pm Taxis 12.00am.

    Dress: Smart Tickets (which must be purchased in advance) are 20.00 and are available from clubhouse bar or from Jackie and Kevin Ridley 01379 854697 or 07815 199803. Please come to help make this evening both enjoyable and successful. Ladies 5ths .

    Two weeks ago in a re-arranged away game the team went down 6-3 to Watton 2nds but they were determined there would be no repeat at home and they ran out comfortable 4-0 winners. Imi Meynell-Anderson and Alice Evans-Hendrick put them 2-0 up at half time and skipper Jose Tibbenham made the game save with a couple later in the game. Fourth place is still attainable by the team but they will need to keep winning including at home to UEA 3rds on Saturday (10.15).

    Ladies 6ths . It was good to see the team earn a deserved point at home in a 2-2 draw with Evergreens 2nds. Ellie Fawkner gave them a first half lead and after Evergreens fought back to take the lead Ellie popped up with the equaliser with five minutes to go in an end to end match.

    This Saturday they are away to Norwich Dragons 6ths (3.15). Ladies 7ths . With a scheduled 5.30 start away to Norwich City 7ths the team knew they were in for a late finish.

    In the event with a delayed start they eventually came off the pitch at 7.20! After starting with ten players they lost Jane Collins through injury. Nevertheless they put up in a strong performance eventually losing 3-0.

    This week they are at home to Pelicans 3rds (12.15). Girls Development . Manager Sandra Elliner was obliged to select a very young side to play Pelicans with several players unavailable as they were playing the next day and with four playing for the 6ths.

    After a good game Pelicans came out on top winning 2-0. This Saturday the team is away to Yarmouth (10.00) whom they beat 5-0 in the middle of December. Men s 1sts.

    They just had to win their home match on Sunday with Teddington to keep alive their very slim national league survival hopes but it wasn t to be sadly as they went down 5-3. Myles King (with his first national league goal) and Ben Wright (with a penalty stroke conversion) had given the team the boost of a two-goal lead. Teddington hit back just before the interval and the game was transformed early in the second half with Teddington scoring three times in four minutes.

    Myles then scored again to give Magpies some hope but seeking an equaliser Magpies were caught on the break and the visitors, for whom it was good see out-on-loan Carl Sitch playing against his brother Leigh, scored again to win 5-3. This Sunday the team play their last home game of the season when they host Cambridge City at the changed time of 12 noon. Men s 2nds .

    Skipper Lawrence Baynes and his team were looking to build on their fine away win over Spalding when they took on fellow-strugglers Cambridge Univ 2nds at Weybread. It was soon clear they were in for a tough game and it was good to see Sam Moore and Richard Ling playing for Magpies for whom Thomas Ridley was in sparkling form. After a keen struggle the game seemed to be heading for a goalless draw but the students struck with five minutes to go.

    This spurred Magpies on even further and Thomas gave them a deserved equaliser. While now off the bottom of the league Magpies will need to win at least two of their last four games to avoid relegation starting hopefully away to Felixstowe on Saturday (2.00). Men s 3rds .

    The team knew they were in for a tough game against league leaders IES 2nds despite beating them at home 5-1 earlier in the season. They conceded two sloppy goals early in the game and after getting to half time without further damage they let in another soon after.

    3-0 down soon came 4-0 but third-placed Magpies hit back with late goals by Jake Sewell and skipper Matt Brand to lose 4-2. With three games left promotion is still a possibility for Magpies but they will need to beat Norwich City 4ths at home on Saturday (1.45) to have a realistic chance.

    END OF SEASON SENIOR AWARDS EVENING including Buffet & Disco please see above Men s 4ths . After their fine win over IES 3rds the previous week the team took a big step to avoiding relegation when they beat IES 4ths 1-0 away to move up to 5th place in their league. Their goal came in the last minute through Ali Williamson with his first for the club in thirteen years after he beat three players in the circle.

    What a goal! But they are still not completely safe although a win on Saturday at home to North Norfolk 2nds (12.00) would do the trick. Men s 5ths .

    They were up against league leaders Bury St Edmunds 4ths in the last game at Weybread by which time I have to confess I had sought the warmth of the clubhouse and with it an excellent meal thanks to the Ladies 1sts. Andy Caston twice brought his team level before Bury pulled away to lead 5-2. Lewis Belsey then scored to make the final score a respectable 5-3.

    On Saturday they are away to Thetford Town (2.30) who like them are in mid-table comfort. Men s 6ths . Eric Davy s team continues to amaze!

    Their 2-1 home win over Norwich Dragons 5ths was their seventh in their last eight games with the other ending in a draw. They were a goal down at half time before Eric got the equaliser (although this was incorrectly challenged in the clubhouse by jealous team-mates!) after Jon Wells had created the penalty corner. With seven minutes to go and with an appreciative roar from the spectators Richard Chopper Allcock fired home the winner after a shot from Roger Kent had come back off a post.

    The prospect of promotion for the team remains a concern (!) but they have three demanding games remaining including away to Norfolk Nomads on Saturday (2.30). Boys Development . While father Andy was scoring a brace for the 5ths sons Tom and Jake Caston were scoring the four goals by which the Dev team won 4-0 away to Pelicans.

    Tom went one better than his father scoring three times while Jake had to be content with one. The team, which does not have a game this week, is now back on the top of their league two points ahead of Norwich Dragons (having played a game more) who they play away on Saturday week. Mixed.

    The team is at home to Norwich City on Sunday (2.00) in the 3rd round of the EH Trophy. U18 Girls. The team had the frustration of their mini-bus breaking down on their long trip to play Neston South Wirral on Sunday in the quarter-finals of the EH Plate.

    They then had the further frustration of losing 1-0 through a late goal. But to their credit they honoured the fixture. U16 Girls.

    Frustration mixed with bewilderment (and something stronger) must have be the emotions of the team and their supporters when after beating Cambridge City 2-1 and drawing 1-1 with hosts Leicester in the regional finals their game against Worcester was called off with ten minutes to go when they were leading 8-0 (with Abby Gooderham scoring a remarkable seven goals). The reason being that it says in the rules no team may lose by more than eight goals. This meant our team lost out to Leicester on goal difference of two after Leicester had surprisingly beaten a strong looking Cambridge City 8-0.

    U16 Boys. They had drama of their own at the regional finals in Canterbury drawing 3-3 with Teddington after being three up with six minutes to play. They then came from two down to draw 2-2 with Old Loughtonians before losing 3-1 to Canterbury.

    U14 Girls. They missed out on reaching their regional final when they lost 3-2 away to Norwich City. They recovered from 3-0 down with goals by Grace Collison and Georgie Cantrell and were pressing for the equaliser at the final whistle.

    U14 Boys. The team is through to the Midlands regional final on goal difference after Norwich Dragons beat Bury St Edmunds 3-1 on Sunday. U10/U12 Boys and Girls.

    Congratulations to our four A teams who have qualified for the East Finals to be held at Weybread over the weekend of Saturday/Sunday 16/17 April after their exciting successes in the Norfolk Championships at Pelicans HC on Sunday. The U10 Girls finished as champions while the other teams came second. This coming Sunday they will be joined by our B teams, who had their own event at Weybread, when they all compete in the Norwich Dragons Minis.

    Finally, a remarkable record at Weybread last Saturday when on the sand-based pitch there was a member of the Davy family playing in all four games for Magpies, namely Louise (10.45 for the 5ths), Katie (12.15 for the Development), father Eric (1.45 for the 6ths) and Louise and Julie and mother Marie (3.15 for the 6ths). Best of luck to all our teams this weekend. Please see the website for the full list of fixtures.

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  • A11 northbound between B1135 near Wymondham (north) and A47 ... By ha_info@highways.gsi.gov.uk 1 On the A11 from Newmarket North towards Norwich between the junctions with the A1075 and the A47, minor delays are possible due to an accident closing one lane.

    Normal traffic conditions expected from 12:15 am on 22 September 2015.

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  • About one month to go for businesses to enter Spirit of Enterprise ... BUSINESSES have just over one month left to enter a prestigious annual awards scheme which aims to celebrate and raise the profile of successful businesses across the Great Yarmouth borough. The Spirit of Enterprise Awards 2015 is organised by enterpriseGY, Great Yarmouth Borough Council s business support service, and is a chance for top-performing businesses of all sizes, sectors and ages to step into the spotlight. Interest in the prestigious awards scheme has been growing since entries opened on Tuesday, June 23.

    Businesses have until 4pm on Friday, September 11 to put themselves forward in the various categories. It is free-of-charge to enter and finalists will be profiled in a supplement in the Great Yarmouth Mercury, with winners appearing in a further supplement. The winner of each category, plus the winner of the overall 2015 Business of the Year Award, will be revealed at a glittering awards ceremony, at the Town Hall on Friday, November 20.

    For the first time, applications can be filled out and submitted online at www.soea.co.uk 1 via a new online entry system, which makes it quicker and easier for businesses to enter multiple categories. There is also a new category for 2015, Great Family Owned Business. Each award is backed by a local organisation.

    Sponsors choose the winner in their category from three finalists shortlisted by a local independent panel or the category sponsor themselves, and also benefit from publicity at the ceremony and in the newspaper supplements. The main sponsor is local chartered accountants, Lovewell Blake LLP, which will choose the 2015 Business of the Year from the winners of the other categories. The categories are: Business of the Year sponsored by Lovewell Blake LLP Great Manufacturing/Engineering Business sponsored by Great Yarmouth College Great New Business sponsored by Itron Great International Growth sponsored by GYB Services Ltd Great Investment in Young People sponsored by Subsea Technology and Rentals Great Business Growth sponsored by the Great Yarmouth Mercury Great Business Idea sponsor TBC Great Community Contribution sponsor TBC Great Customer Service sponsored by Greater Yarmouth Tourism and Business Improvement Area Great Family Owned Business Birketts Cllr Graham Plant, the council leader, said: The awards scheme, now in its eighth year, has grown in stature year-on-year and is a fantastic showcase of businesses of all sizes, sectors and ages from across the borough, and of the strength of the local economy.

    There is now just over one month left for the many successful businesses across the borough to take up this fantastic opportunity to showcase themselves on a very public platform. Several entries have already come in and the new online application system makes it quicker and easier than ever before to enter multiple categories. We always have great feedback from both the entrants and sponsors, with last year s awards ceremony considered the best yet.

    So if you think you could win a category or even be crowned the 2015 Business of the Year, make sure you submit the entry form by Friday, September 11. Businesses and potential sponsors seeking more information can visit www.soea.co.uk 2 or call Sally Pearson, enterpriseGY programme development officer, on 01493 846632. Notes: The Spirit of Enterprise Awards is the centrepiece of a two-year programme of enhanced activities by enterpriseGY, supported by the Coastal Communities Fund, which aims to create and safeguard more than 260 jobs, address seasonality and raise the perception of Great Yarmouth to that of the Enterprise Town for Business Growth and Job Creation .

    enterpriseGY, based in the Novus Centre, at The Conge, Great Yarmouth, is a joint borough council- and CCF-funded programme for businesses in Great Yarmouth offering business support, business advice and training for start-up businesses and existing businesses. The Coastal Communities Fund (CCF) aims to encourage the economic development of UK coastal communities by awarding funding to create sustainable economic growth and jobs. Since the start of the CCF in 2012, grants have been awarded to 145 organisations across the UK to the value of 71million.

    This funding is forecast to deliver 9,184 jobs and help attract around 115million of additional funds to coastal areas.

    The Big Lottery Fund is delivering the CCF on behalf of UK Government and the Devolved Administrations in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

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  • Access to Music Norwich somewhereto workshops 22 October 2014 SYCO Entertainment in association with somewhereto_ invite local young people in Norwich to showcase their skills and be mentored by professional talent scouts somewhereto_ are co-hosting tailored workshops and open auditions to help develop artist evolution somewhereto.com 1 - 22 October 2014 | 4pm 9pm Access to Music Norwich, EPIC, 114 Magdalen Street, Norwich, NR3 1JD - Working in association with regional delivery partners Creative Arts East, somewhereto_ will be co-hosting an evening of workshops and open auditions with SYCO Entertainment (Simons Cowell s TV and Music Production Company) , giving local undiscovered talent the opportunity to meet with industry professionals. somewhereto_ is a UK wide youth project delivered by Livity and funded by a 7m grant from the Big Lottery Fund to support its nationwide expansion to 2016. Helping 16-25 year olds access free spaces in their communities, to launch and develop creative and enterprising projects.

    Open to 16-25 year olds , on Wednesday 22 October 2014 from 4pm 9pm somewhereto_ in association with SYCO Entertainment will co-host workshops and auditions at Access to Music Norwich to help young people develop key industry skills. Top Talent Producers at SYCO Entertainment, are donating their free time and expertise to somewhereto_ as industry mentors (recently hosting workshops during summer of somewhereto_), offering advice and insight to young people pursuing careers in entertainment. Whether their talent is singing, dancing, playing instruments or juggling objects, the day is designed to help young people establish best practices, boost confidence and develop artist evolution.

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  • Age UK Norwich Art Exhibition at largest Norfolk Hospital Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals will be featuring a new art exhibition from Age UK Norwich which aims to capture older people s history in words, pictures and sounds. The exhibition will be on show along the hospital street Level 1, and will feature important moments to promote a better sense of understanding and care. The exhibition showcases five Life Stories created by students from the Jane Austen College who have worked closely with local older people to produce Life Story Scrapbooks.

    BBC Voices trained the pupils in recording skills and alongside the photography and scrapbook display, the public will be able to hear the older people s memories come to life. Emma Jarvis, Hospital Arts Co-ordinator, said: People visit hospitals for a variety of reasons so we provide a wide variety of art for patients, visitors and staff. We are really pleased to be showcasing the work by Age UK Norwich especially as Age UK is of service to both the visitors and patients of our older people s medicines wards and the art is a way of displaying both services available and information.

    Age UK Norwich Chief Executive Susan Ringwood said: The life stories work we do is an important project helping to prevent older people from becoming invisible. If the time comes when their abilities do become impaired, there is a record of who this person once was, what they have done, where they have been. This intergenerational project lasted three months and is just one example of the work Age UK Norwich carries out in the city to help tackle loneliness and social isolation.

    The exhibition is open until the end of April 2016.

    Notes: The Hospital Arts Project at NNUH works on diverse projects with the community, interior design, site specific arts, performances, workshops, exhibitions, events and gardens Is hospital arts charitably funded as a whole? Many of its projects project are funded by grants from organisations and charitable donations.

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  • Aggravated burglary in Norwich 12 September 2013 Detectives investigating an aggravated burglary in Norwich have charged two men. It follows an incident on Monday night (9 September) when officers were called to an address in Northumberland Street after reports of a disturbance. Thofojul Islam, 22 and of Robin Hood Road, and a 17-year-old Norwich man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, are accused of burgling a property with a BB gun and stealing a quantity of cash.

    The 17-year-old has also been charged with possession of a Class B drug (cannabis).

    Both suspects, arrested on Tuesday 10 September, were remanded in custody at Wymondham Police Investigation Centre to appear before Norwich Magistrates Court this morning.

    A third suspect, a 16-year-old boy, was arrested last night in connection with the incident and remains in police custody at Wymondham where he will be interviewed.

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  • Alice's Adventure in Wonderland Ashill Community Centre this ... at Ashill Community Centre on Sunday 20th December 2015 Award winning theatre company Box Tale Soup bring their own special flavour to Ashill Community Centre on Sunday 20 th December , supported by the arts and community development charity Creative Arts East. Alice s Adventures in Wonderland is a magical adventure featuring a cast of just two human performers, a dozen beautifully handmade puppets, and a set that unfolds from a vintage trunk. Join Alice on her journey down the rabbit hole and meet the well-loved characters of her storybook world.

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    You can see Alice s Adventures in Wonderland at 2.00pm at Ashill Community Centre on Sunday 20 th December These events are organised in partnership with Creative Arts East with funding by Norfolk County Council and Breckland Council.

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  • An Audience with Lesley Garrett, AUDEN THEATRE Holt At the AUDEN THEATRE Gresham s School Holt Sunday November 22 nd 7.30pm All Seats 25 Box Office Tel 01263-713444 www.greshams.com/Auden-Theatre 1 Join Britain s most popular soprano for a delightful evening of song, reminiscences and chat. Her behind-the-scenes stories and anecdotes will give audiences a unique insight into her life on the stage As well as performing with the English and Welsh National Operas, Lesley has recently starred in Carousel and The Sound of Music and appeared on television shows including Strictly Come Dancing and Loose Women. She has also performed with artists as diverse as Michael Ball, Renee Fleming, Andrea Bocelli, Bryn Terfel and Lily Savage.

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  • Anglian Potters Selected Members' Exhibition 2015 Anglian Potters Selected Members Exhibition 2nd October 1st November 2015 21 selected members of the Anglian Potters Association will be exhibiting their work at the Ferini ART Gallery during October this year. It is a particularly auspicious time of year to have chosen as the gallery will be celebrating its fifteenth anniversary. Anglian Potters are delighted to be showing work in this beautiful space as they have not exhibited in Suffolk for several years.

    Clay is a most versatile and durable medium, lending itself to the creation of thrown domestic ware, hand-built vessels, sculpture, and even jewellery. The potters and sculptors showing their work in this exhibition represent many disciplines within ceramics, as well as revealing the rich diversity of skills and creativity that exist within Anglian Potters. From Rosemarie Cooke s charming wildlife sculptures, through Susan Cupitt s elegant and spare thrown vessels and Angela Mellor s delicate, transulscent porcelain, to the smoke-fired work of Juliet Gorman, this exhibition has something to appeal to all collectors of ceramics.

    The organisation is long-established and widely respected nationally. It was originally formed in in 1983 to represent all that is best in East Anglian ceramics. It has a thriving membership of over 400, which includes amateur and professional potters, students and supporters.

    Those who choose to apply for selected membership must submit a body of work for inspection by a panel of their peers.

    It is a rigorous process with equal attention being paid to form, process, skill and execution.

    Contact: Ferini ART Gallery Pakefield T 01502 562222 E info@feriniartgallery.co.uk Anglian Potters Selected Members secretary Anja Penger -Onyett E anja.penger@gmx.de 1 2 Notes: The exhibiting potters are as follows: Ray Auker, Deborah Baynes, Harvey Bradley, Murray Cheesman, Rosemarie Cooke, Susan Cupitt, Catherine D Arcy, Peter Deans, Moira Goodall, Juliet Gorman, Helen Martino, John Masterton, Angela Mellor, Stephen Murfitt, Anja Penger-Onyett, Christine Pike, Colin Saunders, Pam Schomberg, Usch Spettigue, Peter Warren Open 11am 4pm Fri/Sat/Sun 27-29 All Saints Road Pakefield Lowestoft Suffolk NR33 0JL info@feriniartgallery.co.uk 3 01502-562222 Related References ^ info@feriniartgallery.co.uk (icenipost.com) ^ anja.penger@gmx.de (icenipost.com) ^ info@feriniartgallery.co.uk (icenipost.com)

  • Appeal after two killed in A149 collision 19 August 2016 Police are appealing for witnesses after two women died in a collision on the A149 at King s Lynn on Wednesday night. It happened shortly after 5pm near to the junction with Castle Rising Road when two cars, a blue Peugeot 107 and a blue Vauxhall Astra, were involved in a collision. Emergency services, including fire, ambulance and the air ambulance attended, but the driver of the Peugeot, a woman in her mid-70s, sadly died at the scene.

    The passenger of the Peugeot, a woman in her late 80s, was taken to The Queen Elizabeth Hospital via land ambulance, but died later. The driver of the Vauxhall, a man in his late 40s, suffered serious injuries and was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital where he remains in a stable condition. The A149 was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident and re-opened at 10.45pm.

    Officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has information concerning the driving manner of either vehicle prior to the incident. Witnesses should contact PC Steve Bodle at the Serious Collision Investigation Team at Wymondham (SCIT) on 101.

    18 August 2016 Two women have sadly died following a road traffic collision on the A149 at King's Lynn. Police were called to the scene at Knights Hill roundabout near to the junction of Castle Rising shortly after 5pm today (Wednesday 17 August 2016) following reports of a collision between two cars, a blue Peugeot 107 and a blue Vauxhall Astra.

    Emergency services, including fire, ambulance and the air ambulance attended, but sadly the female driver of the Peugeot died at the scene. The female passenger of the Peugeot was taken to The Queen Elizabeth Hospital via land ambulance, but has sadly since died. The male driver of the Vauxhall has been taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital.

    The A149 is currently still closed whilst emergency services assess the scene.

    Anyone with any information relating to the incident should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team (SCIT) at Norfolk Constabulary on 101.

  • Appeal following road rage incident 16 April 2015 Police are appealing for witnesses to a road rage incident on the A143 at Haddiscoe. The male victim was driving a silver VW Bora at around 5.10pm on Friday 3 April when he became involved in an incident with a man driving a blue Astra. The man in the Astra got out of his vehicle and approached the victim.

    He reached through the driver s window and attempted to punch him before taking the victim s car keys out of the ignition and throwing them into a near-by field.

    The suspect then drove off.

    Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anyone with information should contact PC Andy Barkway at Wymondham Police Station on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

  • Applecart Theatre - i Am Mark The bold London based storytelling company Applecart is touring the UK this autumn with their show i Am Mark a production that challenges the way we perceive religion and retells one of history s most famous tales. On Wednesday 15 th October they are taking over www.thegarage.org.uk 1 JESUS THE TERRORIST? MODERN MARK COURTS CONTROVERSY the pace of this production is unrelenting, leaving you both challenged and entertained at the finale something that is not easily achieved.

    Henry Austin, The London Economic AN EXPLOSIVE new production casting Jesus as a rebel leader, and featuring a terrorist strapping a bomb to himself, is set to challenge traditional church goers when it opens. Edgy theatre company Applecart claims the controversial modern day makeover of St Mark s Gospel: i am Mark will rid the story of its stuffy religious baggage. Instead they plan to show the Son of God as a revolutionary leader in the dramatic production that features a bomb-laden man counting down the seconds until he blows himself up.

    Artistic director Peter Moreton said: We re treating the story with huge respect but it has often been marginalised by the church. Jesus is subversive and political, which doesn t sit well with the dull and often narrow world of organized religion. He added that their production rid the tale of 2000 years of baggage using fresh and sometimes strong language.

    Storyteller Phil Summers added: For us a theatre in the heart of the city is a far better setting for a story of social unrest and revolution than an old echoing cathedral. This is why they have chosen Norwich! i Am Mark Using a combination of theatre, film, music and comedy they will tell the entire of Mark s Gospel for one night only at the Garage on the 15 th October 2014.

    The production was first performed at the Leicester Theatre in the West End and is touring throughout the UK this autumn during September and October.

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  • Apples damage van on A11 24 April 2015 Officers are appealing for information after a van windscreen was damaged on the A11 at Wymondham. The incident took place at around 5.10pm on Monday 13 April as the white VW Caddy van travelled southbound close to the Hethel and Wymondham turn off. Unknown person/s are believed to have been seen throwing apples at the traffic from the side of the road causing the van's windscreen to crack.

    Officers would like to hear from anyone who believes they may have witnessed the incident or know those responsible.

    Witnesses are asked to contact PC Travis Flannagan at Norfolk Constabulary on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 .

  • April 28th - Charity Spring Walk and Open Gardens, down Down to the banks of the River Waveney Garden Open Sunday 28th April 2013 10am to 4pm The Olde Coach House, Brockdish, Diss, Norfolk IP21 4JY Garden open in aid of East Anglian Air Ambulance, The Big C, Prostate Cancer, Waveney Responders.

    Tombola, Cake stall, Craft stalls, Teas, Refreshments.

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  • April 28th - Charity Spring Walk and Open Gardens, down to the ...April 28th - Charity Spring Walk and Open Gardens, down to the banks of the River Waveney - Iceni Post News for Norfolk and Suffolk: News, Events, Art, Theatre, Wildlife, Business, Health and Wellbeing, Sport Apr 18, 2013 Down to the banks of the River Waveney Garden Open Sunday 28th April 2013 10am to 4pm The Olde Coach House, Brockdish, Diss, Norfolk IP21 4JY Garden open in aid of East Anglian Air Ambulance, The Big C, Prostate Cancer, Waveney Responders.

    Tombola, Cake stall, Craft stalls, Teas, Refreshments.

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  • Are we about to see the death of diesel? The VW emissions scandal could see a fall in the popularity of diesel engines, and this is no bad thing reckons Hilton Holloway I m as much to blame as anyone. Right back in 1998 I got my hands on one of the first super-punchy Mk4 Volkswagen Golf 1 diesels. That thing was a riot: an ordinary hatchback that had huge in-gear pace and seriously impressive fuel economy.

    And sometimes both at the same time. I well remember a Boxing Day trip to Wymondham in Norfolk, up a deserted A11. The road was punctuated by roundabouts, the hyper-diesel s favourite territory.

    Three-up, I was being trailed by a chap in an original Audi S4 2 Avant, which was no mean performer back then. Volkswagen in emissions cheating scandal 3 However, the hyper-Golf left the stumbling Audi for dead at every roundabout exit, where the VW s mid-range punch was almost comical. This was clearly the future: a compact, light, hatchback with serious pace and high 40mpg economy.

    Six years later I was scrabbling around in the gutters of Piccadilly, central London. I was photographing the kerb stones which appeared to be thickly coated in a graphite-like substance. It was, in fact, the particulates being emitted mainly by London s ageing diesel bus fleet.

    What I couldn t see although those with sensitive chests might have felt was the nasty nitrogen oxides also being emitted by the diesel engines. In 1994, the newly-formed Transport for London had introduced the infamous Congestion Charge , basing it on the level of CO2 emissions from vehicles. And in the global warming panic, the strict meanings of CO2 emissions and pollution had been dangerously possibly deliberately welded into one.

    High-CO2 vehicles were polluting . Reducing CO2 emissions had to be a national and local priority. In fact, as I pointed out on many internet forums, replacing London s 24,000 black cabs with 24,000 petrol Range Rovers would massively improve central London s air quality.

    Living on a busy road in the capital, I had come to realise that the layers of fine dirt and dust on the front door and on the window sills was not just the backwash of living in city, it was mostly particulates, fired from the exhausts of vans, trucks, taxis and many older cars. It has taken a ridiculously long time for law makers, civil servants and the media to wake up to the threat from diesel engines that are used in stop-start conditions. Scientific studies showing London s Oxford Street, and roads in central Oxford, Manchester and Birmingham were among the most polluted in the world seem to be published to no effect.

    Certainly, the amount of pollution put out by diesel engines has fallen dramatically in the last few years, but there are plenty of scientists who are concerned that the newest engines are emitting ever smaller particulates, which, ironically, are so small they might get lodged deep in the lungs and even pass into the bloodstream. Recent real-world tests by Emissions Analytics revealed in the Sunday Times with great fanfare but little political effect show that even the most modern diesel engines can emit far more pollution than their laboratory rating suggests. Anything from regular stop-start traffic to speed bumps can, for example, cause peaks in nitrogen oxides emissions.

    The latest estimates are that there are 9500 premature deaths in the capital alone from exposure to pollution. Then s there s the mostly unexplored issue of what happens as diesel engines age and internal components such as the injectors wear out. We ve all seen clouds of black smoke from those tatty 55-plate Mondeos and Astras.

    And that s not even considering the damage being done by the huge numbers of hard-driven and high-mileage commercial vehicles. However, the VW diesel test scandal in the US might be the final push that lines up all everything we know about diesel pollution and starts the avalanche of public opinion that marks the beginning of the end for these engines. Certainly, some EU6 diesel engines remain clean even in city conditions.

    And Volvo s use of computer controlled Denso diesel injectors means, the company claims, that the engine will remain inside EU6 pollution parameters for its whole life. Diesel engines are increasingly complex and expensive to manufacture, however, and units from the later 2000s are now proving expensive in later life as dual mass flywheels, particulate filters and diesel fuel pumps fail expensively. Ask a London mini-cab driver: the use of low-pollution and ultra-reliable hybrid petrol Priuses and Insights is now common for people who drive for a living.

    Weaning us off diesel won t be easy. The economy is unbeatable, the in-gear performance addictive and the motorway pace undeniable. The European Union and UK government would also have to untangle CO2-based motoring taxation.

    Fuel bills might rise, but petrol turbos especially the upcoming 48V hybrids (which are relatively inexpensive and highly effective are increasingly convincing. Selling somebody a 50mpg Golf 1.4 TSI will be no hard thing, but shifting commercial traffic away from diesel is a much bigger task. Here, we have to take a lead from East Asia where the use of clean-burning gas is common for taxis, buses and small and medium commercial vehicles.

    Sure, it s a huge change, but once the US authorities get stuck into measuring the real-world pollution from oil-burning engines, the resulting global publicity could finally usher in the end of the great dash for diesel.

    Source: Autocar Online References ^ Volkswagen Golf (www.streetroad.net) ^ Audi S4 (www.streetroad.net) ^ Volkswagen in emissions cheating scandal (www.streetroad.net)

  • Armed police called after reports of man threatening others in ... Armed police called after reports of man threatening others in Norwich Police are at the scene in Norwich. Peter Walsh, Crime correspondent 1 Tuesday, December 9, 2014 10:56 AM Armed police were called to a part of Norwich this morning after reports a man was making threats to other. Officers were called to Ladbrooke Place, off Kett s Hill, in the early hours of the morning to reports a man was making threats to others.

    A police spokesman, who confirmed they received reports what was believed to be a weapon was seen, said a 21-year-old man from the Norwich area has been arrested and has been taken to the Wymondham Police Investigation Centre where he will be questioned later.

    References ^ Peter Walsh, Crime correspondent (www.edp24.co.uk)

  • Armed police called after reports of man threatening others in Norwich Armed police called after reports of man threatening others in Norwich Police are at the scene in Norwich. Peter Walsh, Crime correspondent 1 Tuesday, December 9, 2014 10:56 AM Armed police were called to a part of Norwich this morning after reports a man was making threats to other. Officers were called to Ladbrooke Place, off Kett s Hill, in the early hours of the morning to reports a man was making threats to others.

    A police spokesman, who confirmed they received reports what was believed to be a weapon was seen, said a 21-year-old man from the Norwich area has been arrested and has been taken to the Wymondham Police Investigation Centre where he will be questioned later.

    References ^ Peter Walsh, Crime correspondent (www.edp24.co.uk)

  • Art Classes with Dawn Pretty Relaxed and informative weekly classes at various venues: Experience how developing your creativity can enhance your enjoyment of life; making even the mundane sight, seem magnificent. Regular weekly classes; payment is in 4 week blocks after trying one single session. Each class has a break with refreshments and cookies.

    Beginners or experienced painters You will receive a warm welcome. MONDAYS: 1.30pm-3.30pm: Bring watercolours or any medium: Stella Peskett Hall Southwold: 10 TUESDAYS 10am-12.30pm: Bring any materials Shadingfield Village Hall: 11 WEDNESDAYS One off workshops: 10.30am-3pm: Various mediums: SEE Events coming up 1 The Cut Halesworth 35 Why not suggest the subject and date you would like, so it may be arranged. THURSDAYS: 1.30pm-4pm: Bring oil or acrylic materials: The Cut Halesworth: 11 THURSDAYS: 4pm-5pm: School aged children: All materials provided: The Cut Halesworth: 10 FRIDAYS: 10am-12.30pm: Watercolours materials are provided The Cut Halesworth: 16 Contact Dawn Pretty to book or discuss.

    Terrified beginners welcome!

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  • articlesworldbank Β» β€œThere are many heroes in farming – and then ... Farmers Weekly 1 Awards 2015: Lifetime Achievement Award 2 David-Richardson David Richardson Farmer, broadcaster and journalist An enquiring mind, extraordinary memory and wit have entertained readers, listeners and viewers across the country and globe. David Richardson s insatiable appetite to learn and meet new people has led him to all corners of the world and he has used the knowledge he gained to inform, inspire new thinking and champion British farming 3 for more than 50 years. Few writers could boast the consistency and commitment of David s journalistic career as a columnist, broadcaster and reporter.

    Yet this has been achieved in tandem with building a successful farming business and representing the interests of the industry at a local and national level. His achievements within the industry make him one of the most recognisable figures in British farming. There are many heroes in farming and then there are a few living legends.

    David has given so much of his life to further our industry. His boundless energy, enquiring mind and visionary approach that led to the development of Leaf, among many other achievements, make him a very worthy winner of this Lifetime Achievement Award Caroline Drummond I can think of no-one more deserving of this award than David, who through his TV programmes 4 , articles, international tours and as co-founder of Leaf has been an inspiration to all in the industry Teresa Wickham The remarkable thing about David is the sheer number of people who know him and his instant recall of people and places right down to the last answer they gave him at an interview Alan Alston, Norfolk farmer He has written a Farmers Weekly column since the early 1990s, making him one of the longest-serving columnists in the publication s history. His writing offers insight, analysis and entertainment and his loyal following of readers trust his judgement and expertise.

    See all the winners and pictures from the night on our Farmers Weekly Awards page. Over the past six decades he has also contributed to the Financial Times, Big Farm Weekly and Big Farm Management 5 . He has twice been presented with the prestigious Netherthorpe Award for Communicator of the Year by the Guild of Agricultural Journalists 6 .

    David does not come from a traditional farming 7 background. His father, a talented speaker and singer , recalls long-standing friend Alan Alston kept pigs at the bottom of the garden . But when David was only in his 20s he leased a 140ha arable farm with his father west of Norwich.

    Over the years, by buying land, his family has built this up to a 400ha arable business with a livery enterprise alongside. His communications skills were spotted at an early age when he was involved in his local Wymondham 8 branch of the Young Farmers Club. He very quickly made a name for himself as a public speaker, which drew the attention of Gordon Moseley, who asked him to keep his agricultural countryside farming radio slot warm for six months.

    David took the opportunity and this proved to be the start of a golden period of presenting farming matters on radio and TV. A natural in front of the microphone and camera, David has appeared in a wide range of programmes on food, farming and the countryside, including radio shows such as On your farm, TV programmes such as Anglia s Country People and Farming Diary, as well as the iconic Sunday lunchtime TV show Farming. Yet despite his talents as a communicator, David is still very much a farmer, and a pioneering one at that.

    In 1991 he co-founded Linking Environment and Farming (Leaf), which advocates the integration of the production of safe food at affordable prices with care for the countryside and the enhancement of the environment . It was prompted in part by a visit to Germany, which convinced David UK farmers should emulate farmers there to embrace methods that would protect the countryside and environment. His role in promoting a new approach to managing the land was recognised in 2000 when he was awarded an OBE for services to integrated farming.

    Learning about the agricultural industry through travel has been a feature of David s career. Back in the 1970s he started to lead one or two farming tours a year to places other tourists couldn t reach , such as China and Russia. He is still leading these agricultural expeditions with Field Farm Tours, often using his own contacts to compile the itinerary.

    David is a man who has seized the opportunities presented to him and made the most of them. But he has also given back to the industry that has served him so well, particularly in his home county of Norfolk 9 . He is a past president of the Royal Norfolk Show 10 , was the long-running chairman of the Sentry Farming Conference and is a former chairman of the buying group Loddon Farmers, which went on to become part of Anglia Farmers.

    In 2007 he was one of the first people to sound a warning bell about the food security crisis facing the world as the population expands, producing a discussion paper for policymakers. He is also a trustee of the Henry Plumb Foundation, which offers grants to young farmers, showing his passion for helping the next generation. But of course the most definitive account of David s life is in his own biography, which he has just completed, titled In At The Deep End.

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  • Arts Workshops: Saints in the Making: Art festival Saints in the Making A Festival Celebrating Local Life Monday 3 August 2015 Friday 7 August 2015 A new art festival is kicking off in the villages around Lammas and Buxton Aylsham area. Workshops for all. Unless otherwise stated 3 per person per workshop, or 5 where materials are provided.

    Discounted season tickets available for 3 or more workshops (please also see notes at end of programme) Monday 3 August 10-12am Painting with Oils: How to mix colours (1 st of 2) John Rose Lammas Church 10-12am Painting on Silk (1 st of 3) Deb Cousins Badersfield Church 2-4pm Modelling with Clay (1 st of 3) Crispin Clark Buxton Church 6-8pm Oxnead Arts Soiree Art, Music, Entertainment TICKETS 01603 279630 Bishop of Lynn David Aspinall Oxnead Hall Tuesday 4 August All day events at Cawston Church 10-12am Watercolours (1 st of 4) Playing with watercolours Pat Tinsley Lammas Church 10-12am Introducing Craft Workshops Horstead Tithe Barn Caf 10-12am Spirituality Workshop Paul Thomas Aldborough Church 2-4pm Watercolours (2 nd of 4) Colour and Composition Pat Tinsley Lammas Church 2-4pm Letter Carving Sculptor Andy Hibberd Aylsham Church 2-4pm Introducing Bookbinding Chris Sandom Stratton Strawless Church 7-9pm Running a Church Picture Sale Fundraiser Janne Capie Oxnead Church (no charge) Wednesday 5 August 10-2am Beginning on Spinning Brenda Warman Marsham Church 10-12am Play-Doh for Families Christine Clark Buxton Church (no charge) 10 12 am Painting on Silk (2 nd of 3) Deb Cousins Badersfield Church 10 12 am Craft Workshop Sylvia Coward & others Horstead Church 10 4pm Exhibition of Calligraphy Horsford Church 2 4pm Pen and Wash Art Workshop Diana Perowne Brampton Church 2 4pm Modelling with Clay (2 nd of 3) Crispin Clark Buxton Church 2 4pm Craft Workshop Sylvia Coward & others Horstead Church 2 4pm Letter Carving Sculptor Andy Hibberd Aylsham Church 4 6pm Art and Life? Now You re Talking Tim Bennoy Lammas Church (no charge) 7.30 pm Praying with Icons Chris Engleson Coltishall Church (no charge) Thursday 6 August 10-12am Sketching & Watercolours (3 rd of 4) Pat Tinsley Lammas Church 10-12am Craft Workshop Sylvia Coward & others Horstead church 10-4pm Exhibition of Calligraphy Horsford Church 2-4pm Parachuting Teddies Teddy Bears Picnic Horsford Church 2-4pm Pure Poison or Sheer Good Health? The Properties of Plants Sarah Howard Oxnead Hall 2-4pm Making a Necklace Chris Sandom Stratton Strawless Church 2-4pm Working towards Weaving Brenda Warman Marsham Church 2-4pm Craft Workshop Sylvia Coward & others Horstead church 7-9pm Painting in Watercolour (4 th of 4) Pat Tinsley Lammas Church Friday 7 August 10-12am Modelling with Clay (3 rd of 3) Crispin Clark Buxton Church 10-12am Painting on Silk (3 rd of 3) Deb Cousins Badersfield Church 2-4pm Painting with Oils: How to mix colours (2 nd of 2) John Rose Lammas Church 7-9pm Looking Back, and Forward, through Art Tim Bennoy The de Brecy Trust Oxnead Hall Norfolk Knitters Pergola will be on display all week at Marsham church Burgh and Buxton Churches will also host Bargain Picture Sales (50% to venue church & 50% to donor) on Wednesday 5 th and Thursday 6 th from 10am to 3pm.

    Alongside these workshops in churches, the work of some artists will be shown, including Pat Tinsley of Lammas ad Tom Cringle of Buxton, and Norwich-based Gena Ivanov; all at Oxnead Hall see website for more details nearer the time www.dioceseofnorwich.org/news/events 1 scroll down to August Arts Workshops advert We can promote your business 2 every week on the Iceni Post!

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  • Associate Lecturer A: Data Analysis for Business Purpose and Main Duties The Department of Management is currently looking for a part-time fixed term Associate Lecturer A to teach the following 15 CATS Level 4 undergraduate module at Birkbeck s Stratford campus: Data Analysis for Business Start date Friday 22 April 2016 The module covers the uses of data and databases in business, including: e-business, e-marketing, information systems and accounting information systems. Your main responsibility will be preparation, teaching, administration and assessment of the module. You will deliver teaching to Birkbeck students in order to enable them to complete their studies successfully and undertake all related course administrative duties as required.

    Teaching is for 3 hours once a week, in the evenings from 6-9pm, for 9 weeks in the Summer term at Birkbeck s Stratford campus. Candidate Requirements In addition to the job requirements outlined on the attached role profile the minimum requirements for selection are as follows: A degree in a closely related subject. Relevant teaching experience, ideally working with adult students within the FE/HE sector.

    A good understanding of the needs of part-time adult learners and be able to relate well to their individual needs and engage their interest and enthusiasm. Experience of/or willingness to develop a wide range of teaching and assessment methods. Demonstrably effective communication, interpersonal and presentation skills across a range of relevant contexts.

    A working knowledge of IT including Word, Excel, email and experience of/or willingness to use Moodle, Birkbeck s virtual learning environment. Ability to work effectively both as part of a team and independently as appropriate. Willing to engage in reflective practice.

    Please note: candidates will need to demonstrate competence or significant potential in all areas. In addition it is desirable that candidates have: Postgraduate degree/s in a relevant area. Significant experience of teaching adults from a wide range of backgrounds on open access courses particularly in HE.

    A teaching qualification. About the Department For further information about the department, please visit: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/management/ Further Information Remuneration: Grade 7 of the College s London Pay Scale which is starting rate 56.93 per hour (inclusive of holiday pay) for contact hours worked. The salary quoted above is based on an hourly rate dependent upon length of serve with the College.

    This hourly rate is based on the starting point of Grade 7 and is inclusive of a Duties Related to Teaching Multiplier which covers preparation teaching, administration, assessment marking and other examining duties in connection with the course. The College s London Pay Scale includes a consolidated Weighting/Allowance which applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the Greater London area. This appointment is subject to a probationary period of 18 months.

    The closing date for completed applications is midnight on Thursday 18 February 2016. Interviews are likely to be held in the week beginning Monday 22 February 2016. Informal enquiries on the role can be made to Dr Julian Sims (j.sims@bbk.ac.uk) or by telephone, 020 7631 6767.

    Please note that only completed formal applications through the online system will be considered. A link to the PDF document containing the job description and person specification is below. Birkbeck is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all candidates irrespective of their sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief.

    Birkbeck is a member of the Positive about Disability two ticks scheme and guarantees to interview all candidates who meet the essential criteria for the post.

  • Attleborough car fire being treated as arson 12:51 01 March 2016 Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt Archant 2012 A car fire in Attleborough is being treated as arson by police. Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service were called to Church Street at 2.17am on Sunday, February 28.

    A blue Rover 45 was on fire and was extinguished by a crew from Attleborough.

    Anyone with information should contact police on 101,

  • Attleborough shop vandalism prompts police appeal 12:57 14 July 2014 Lauren Cope 1 Norfolk Constabulary vehicle. Archant Norfolk Photographic ' 2011 Police are appealing for information after a shop was vandalised in Attleborough. The incident occurred between 12.30am and 10.45am on Sunday, July 6 at the premises in Exchange Street.

    A security shutter over one of the windows at the front of the building was damaged, causing it to dent and detach at the bottom. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact PC Jodie Henderson at Thetford Police Station on 101. The owners of well-known Wymondham cafe, restaurant and tapas bar have put the business on the market in the hope of taking on a bigger challenge.

    Business owners in Wymondham are celebrating after road works which had been curbing trade were completed ahead of schedule. Yesterday, 16:42 A Wymondham woman marked her birthday in a very special way last weekend - by opening her own shop. Months of campaigning paid off today after councillors rejected a controversial bid for homes on an unspoilt area of grassland in Hethersett.

    References ^ Lauren Cope (www.wymondhamandattleboroughmercury.co.uk)

  • August 2013 | WYMONDHAM TOWN COUNCIL Saturday 17 th August Had a great morning at the Farmers Market, collected the rents from the stall holders as Karen was on holiday. And great opportunity to get to know the stall holders. Thursday 15 th August 11.30 am: Meeting with National Coaches about the withdrawal of services from Wymondham.

    Residents had a chance to put their concerns to a representative from the company. He agreed to report their concerns to Head Office and report back to the Town Clerk.

    17.30 pm: Attended meeting at SNDC regarding the Market Towns Initiative. This a scheme in conjunction with Davina Tanner, Manager of Chapelfield Shopping Centre to help rejuvenate Town centres.

    Wymondham is one of four towns to be involved in this scheme. Monday 12 th August Meeting of Communications committee. Saturday 10 th August Asked to open the new Coffee shop- Black or White in Town Green.

    It s a purpose designed caf catering ostensibly for young mums and children. It was nice to be asked to open this new caf and give my support to a new local business. I wish them all the very best for the future.

    Wednesday 7 th August This was the second of my business meetings. And I am glad to say that the enthusiasm is still there. We were joined by the WI and Jo Mountjoy-Dixon of Age UK.

    We discussed the news that Wymondham is to be the pilot for Age UK as a Dementia Aware Community. The business s present all agreed that they would like to be involved, as did the WI. We decided that our next step should be to form a business forum/chamber of commerce and agreed to vote in a committee at next meeting.

    Tuesday 6 th August Planning and Full Town Council meetings. Sunday 28 th July Mad Hatters Garden Party Councilors Colin Foulger and Neil Ward winners of the raffle The Mad Hatters Tea Party was the first of my fund raising events for the Mayors Community Fund that I will be organising over the next year. We served afternoon tea along with champagne and strawberries and our guests enjoyed an afternoon of music provided by Ian Hireson and friends in the garden of Mr and Mrs Small.

    The raffle and tombola were kindly run by Mr &Mrs N Isley. We were also joined by the ladies from the Bead Shop in Middleton St. Can I thank everybody who helped make this event such a success whether by donating prizes, making tea, putting up gazebos?

    We raised in excess of 400. Saturday 27 th July Attended the Mayor of Attleborough Civic Reception at the Attleborough Council Offices. It was a very pleasant evening and a chance to meet up with some of the familiar faces one gets to know at these events.

    Friday 26 th July Had a great BBQ at the Youth Bus a wonderful project run by the Churches in Wymondham and led by Geoff and Debbie Davison. Monday 22 nd July Attended a very pleasant evening at Beckets Chapel enjoying local artists work. Thursday 18 th July I was asked to join the members of the Pensioners Association for a cream tea.

    There was a talk by a lady from SNDC talking about some of the services available to the elderly to help them with jobs about house and garden. I was made very welcome and really enjoyed my cream tea. Tuesday 16 th July Davina Tanner manager of Chapelfield Shopping centre accompanied by members of SNDC, business owners and myself walked round Wymondham to look at what is needed to improve our town centre as part of The Market Town imitative they are about to launch.

    Sunday 14 th July Today saw me attending the Civic service of a fellow Mayor at Diss. A pleasant afternoon and a chance to meet new and old faces. On my way to Diss I called in at Long Stratton to enjoy the very successful day organised by SNDC.

    Saturday 13 th July Another great morning on the Market Cross with Vintage vehicles and great music. Friday 12 th July Tonight was to celebrate the new chairman of Norfolk County Council, Cllr Hilary Cox. This event was held at the Castle Museum a really great venue.

    And those with a head for heights go visit the battlements, not for me I am afraid. But Hilary was very welcoming and made a very entertaining speech. We were entertained by Marine Cadets from Hilary s home town of Cromer.

    A very professional and entertaining group of young people, well done Hilary. Thursday 11 th July I was very pleased to be invited to the High School s prize giving it was very nice to be allowed to see all these wonderful young people collecting their rewards for hard work. So often these days young people are criticized but this event bore a very positive message about the young people.

    July saw the resurfacing of the BMX track on the Recreation Ground on Browick Road.

    Great news for the youngsters and just in time for the summer holidays.

    Talking to some of the youngsters who use it they were very pleased with the finished track.

  • August Music in The Glade: Fairhaven Woodland Garden Norfolk Wherry Brass heads to Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden at South Walsham on Sunday, August 2 2015. Followed by Norfolk Jazz Quartet on Sunday, August 9 2015. Both open-air concerts are in The Glade from 2pm to 4pm.

    Normal garden entry charges apply, adult 6.20, concessions 5.70 and child 3.65, under five free. Norfolk Wherry Brass concert programme is light and varied, appealing to all age groups and includes arrangements of pop songs, TV Theme tunes, hymns and foot-tapping marches. Norfolk Jazz Quartet plays swinging jazz standards and melodic music from the Great American Songbook, performed on a combination of clarinet and saxophone, guitar, bass and drums.

    Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden is at South Walsham NR13 6DZ, nine miles east of Norwich, signposted off A47 at B1140 junction, t.

    01603 270449. www.fairhavengarden.co.uk. 1 The garden is open daily all year 10am to 5pm (closed Christmas Day and closes 4pm during the winter), also open Wednesdays until 9pm to the end of August. Free entry to tearoom, gift shop and plant sales.

    There is wheelchair access throughout the garden, including a Sensory Garden and boat trips (additional charge). Visitors requiring special facilities are advised to telephone in advance, mobility scooters available. Dogs are welcome on leads; small charge to cover poop scoop.

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  • Autumn Colours Tour at Fairhaven Garden Enjoy the spectacular autumn colours at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, South Walsham, with its mature oak and beech trees, on this guided walk on Sunday, November 15 at 11am. Included in the walk is the ancient King Oak, which was a sapling at the time of the Battle of Hastings and its neighbour the Queen Oak. Garden entry is 6.20 adult, 5.70 concessions, 3.65 child (under 5 free), no additional charge for the guided walk.

    Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden is at South Walsham, nine miles east of Norwich, signposted off A47 at B1140 junction, www.fairhavengarden.co.uk 1 , t.

    01603 270449. The garden is open daily all year (closed Christmas Day); open 10am to 4pm from November to the end of February, free entry to tearoom, gift shop and plant sales. There is wheelchair access throughout the garden, including a Sensory Garden.

    Visitors requiring special facilities are advised to telephone in advance, mobility scooters available.

    Dogs are welcome on leads; small charge to cover poop scoop.

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  • Aviation Museum Book Sale and Bricabrac Sale, Flixton Norfolk & Suffolk Aviation Museum, Flixton, nr. Bungay Norfolk & Suffolk Aviation Museum Book Sale and Bricabrac Sale 2015 Sunday 4th to Thursday 8th October and then the 12th to 16th October 10.00 5.00 We shall be holding our Annual Book and Bricabrac Sale at the Norfolk & Suffolk Aviation Museum, Flixton. Free admission.

    Refreshments available.

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  • Aylsham Christmas Tree Festival & MORE A whole host of Christmas Trees will be helping to fill Aylsham Parish Church with colour and a little bit of Christmas spirit at the Church s Annual Christmas Tree Festival which starts on 26 th November 2015. But it s not just Christmas Trees! The Christmas Tree Festival is part of an extended weekend of celebrations, which includes the Town s Lights Switch On and Lantern Procession; A Christmas Craft Coffee Morning with children s activities; the annual Advent Candlelit Carol Service; a special Christmas Craft Market.

    Revd Canon Andrew Beane, the Rector of Aylsham said It is wonderful that the Church will be at the centre of the Town s Celebrations, we are delighted that we will be helping to support nearly 30 local, national and international charities over the weekend. Our Christmas Tree Festival is about promoting the charitable work of lots of different organisations in the town and reminding visitors that at the heart of Christmas is generosity, hospitality, and of course the birth of Jesus. Thursday 26th November 10am- 4pm Christmas Tree Festival open Friday 27th November 10am 8pm Christmas Tree Festival open 5pm Lantern Procession past the Church 6pm Christmas Lights switch on Saturday 28th November 10am 4pm Christmas Tree Festival open 10am 12pm Christmas Craft Coffee Morning Sunday 29th November 10.15am Advent Sunday Service and the lighting of the Advent Crown 11am 4pm Christmas Tree Festival Open 4pm Advent Candlelit Service Monday 30th November 9am 12noon C hristmas Church Market 9am 4pm Christmas Tree Festival Open Tuesday 1st December 10am 8pm Christmas Tree Festival Open The Festival runs from Thursday 26 th December to Tuesday 1st December from 10am to 4pm with late night opening on Friday Admission is free!!!

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  • Aylsham Country Market celebrates 40th anniversary 40 years of service to Aylsham It s forty years since the first Victoria Sandwich was sold at Aylsham s Country Market! In those days it was known as the WI Market (and many people still call it this) but it subsequently adopted the Country Market banner, part of the nationwide cooperative social enterprise which boasts 300 branches from Penzance in Cornwall up to Ponteland in Northumberland and as far west as St David s in Wales. On 7 th August, Aylsham Country Market will be celebrating its 40 year anniversary with a special morning featuring an array of tasters and special events, all open to the public.

    Held in the Town Hall from 8.30am to noon, there will be an Anniversary Cake, to be ceremoniously cut by one of the Market s founder members, while current members will enjoy a lunch after the Market has closed. On the Friday before these celebrations, 31 st July, youngsters are being invited to the Market to help make paper bunting which will be strung up in the Town Hall on 7 th August . In addition, there will be a fun quiz to take away and bring back with the answers, again on 7 th , with a lovely prize for one lucky winner.

    Nowadays the produce on offer at Aylsham Country Market goes far beyond the Victoria sponges and jars of jam that were the staple of 1970s. These are of course still available but in addition you are likely to find quiches, steak & mushroom pies, carrot cakes and a very recent addition Brazilian dishes, alongside plants, flowers, vegetables and a wide selection of crafts, from greetings cards to knitted goods. One thing that hasn t changed is the commitment to quality, homemade and home produced.

    Whether it s a sausage roll, a piece of fudge, a knitted sweater, a bunch of fuchsias or a cabbage, customers can be assured that they are buying something that s been cooked, crafted or grown at home. If you haven t been before, pop along to Aylsham Town Hall on a Friday morning to find out what the modern Country Market has to offer. You might want to have a cuppa and snack in its popular caf too.

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  • Aylsham Food Festival's 10th anniversary a great success Aylsham Farmers Market Images supplied by ARP Photography From jugglers to cookery demonstrations and Kids Cooking Workshops to chocolate making, this year s Aylsham Food Festival, organised by Slow Food Aylsham, was sure to provide something for Norfolk foodies! Cookery demonstration kitchen chefs Mary Kemp (left) and Vanessa Scott with compere Steve Thorpe Celebrating its 10 th anniversary, the Festival started on Wednesday 30 September with a talk in the library about Norwich s chocolate history plus a Harvest Lunch in Aylsham parish church which also played host to the next two days of Kids Cooking Workshops. Children from the Aylsham Cluster s primary schools were tasked with making a fresh fruit sponge to take home and this was baked off at the town s Co-op store.

    The Co-op also kindly supplied most of the ingredients for these events which proved very popular with the youngsters. Friday morning featured Aylsham Country Market where samples of the Market s many products were available to taste. Guests at the Gala Dinner (left, nearest the camera is Duncan Spalding, head teacher at Aylsham High School) Friday evening saw the traditional Food Festival Gala Dinner at Aylsham High School.

    Over 110 guests sat down to a splendid 5-course meal which was sourced, prepared, cooked and served by students, led by their Catering Captain Molly Bowyer. Head of the Hospitality & Catering department, Jason Baxter, was overseeing the proceedings with assistance from two local chefs, Alastair Bradshaw, catering manager at the National Trust s Felbrigg Hall and Steve Norgate, head chef at the Beechwood Hotel in North Walsham. Helping front of house was Adam Fields from the Dales Country House Hotel in Upper Sheringham.

    Students taking orders at the Gala Dinner The proceeds of a raffle held during the evening, plus a donation from ticket sales, allowed Slow Food Aylsham to make a donation of over 700 to the Liz Jones Memorial Fund for Children, set up last year in memory of one of the founders of the organisation. Students were presented to the guests at the end of the Gala Dinner After dinner speaker was Chairman of Norfolk Food & Drink Ltd, Sarah de Chair, who spoke warmly of the school and its students, praising the high standard of cuisine and serving skills on display. Thank you so much for inviting me to your dinner this year , she said, It was a wonderful experience and lovely to see first-hand what everyone has been talking about for years.

    Kids Cooking Workshops in the Parish Church took place all day Thursday and Friday Slow Food Aylsham dubbed the penultimate day of the Festival Showcase Saturday . Attracting large numbers of visitors to the town, it featured a wide range of events, from a cookery demonstration kitchen with six top Norfolk chefs, to family cooking workshops, chocolate making, sugar craft and apple pressing. Lighthearted entertainment was provided by Gordon Blur, the juggling chef and Aylsham s One Foot in the Groove jazz band.

    Most of these activities were in the Market Place and Town Hall which also hosted the FARMA-accredited Farmers Market. Family Cooking Workshops in the Parish Church on Saturday Aylsham s Heritage Centre was the venue for a wine tasting on Saturday evening while the following morning saw the traditional finale to Aylsham Food Festival, the Big Slow Breakfast. Some 70 diners sat down to a Full English , prepared and cooked by members of Slow Food Aylsham and friends who, once the last guest had departed, treated themselves to brunch with what was left.

    Juggling chef Gordon Blur performed outside Aylsham Town Hall Aylsham Food Festival has, in its 10-year history, evolved to become one of the town s most important annual events. Chairman of Slow Food Aylsham, Roger Willis, summed it up: We are very proud to be able to present such a popular event which is designed to appeal to the whole community. Our members work extremely hard to make sure everything runs smoothly and this year has been another tribute to their efforts.

    Roll on 2016!

    You can keep up to date with Aylsham Food Festival, supported by Broadland District Council and Norfolk Food & Drink Ltd, at www.slowfoodaylsham.org.uk , via Facebook and Twitter: @aylshamfoodfest advert Gold Star Fencing Bungay Related References ^ www.slowfoodaylsham.org.uk (www.slowfoodaylsham.org.uk)

  • Aylsham Heritage Centre Events: Wise and Wonderful Words on ... Wise and Wonderful Words on Wednesdays 2015 The Aylsham Heritage Centre Annual Programme of Talks is fast approaching Our summer programme of talks has been planned with our usual wide range of topics! Wednesday 29 th April Diane Simpson makes a welcome return to the centre to give a fascinating talk about Serial Killers. Diane has a unique insight into this topic having spent 400 hours talking to Peter Sutcliffe, at his invitation.

    Diane has written three books and many articles, worked on high profile investigations and appeared on more than 200 television and radio programmes. Her talks are always fascinating and entertaining and this is one not to be missed. Wednesday 6 th May Nigel Roberts will be talking about life as a WW1 soldier.

    Wednesday 13 th May The Marsham Hand bell ringers will be demonstrating their skills and then giving the opportunity to have a go! Wednesday 20 th May Following his fascinating talk about the history of the broads last year, Local author Pete Goodrum will be returning to Aylsham to talk about Norwich in the 1970s Wednesday 27 th May Our charity talk this year will be from the RNLI. All proceeds from this event will be donated to the charity.

    All talks begin at 7pm and cost 4 per person (unless you are a Friend of the heritage centre, when you can claim one free entry!) Booking is essential and can be made via email aylshamheritage@gmail.com 1 or via the website www.aylshamheritage.com 2 . All talks take place in Aylsham Heriage Centre, in the grounds of St Michael s Church, just by the War Memorial. VERY SPECIAL EVENT!!

    We have a really exciting event planned for July 31 st an animal encounters morning! Come and meet some real Meerkats and other cuddly creatures. This is an event with limited numbers and places are already filling up.

    Booking is essential! The session costs 7 per child and places should be booked in advance by calling 07919962814 or emailing aylshamheritage@gmail.com 3 . Places can also be booked and paid for online via www.aylshamheritage.com 4 .

    Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

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  • Aylsham Rotary Race Night 9th May 2015 Aylsham Rotary Race Night www.aylshamrotary.org.uk 1 Do you fancy a flutter on the horses knowing that you will be raising money for charity? Then put Saturday, 9 May in your diary. Aylsham Rotary will be running a Race Night in the Aylsham Town Hall that evening.

    Entrance will cost 8, which includes a fish and chip supper, and a cash bar will be available. Doors open at 6:30pm and the first of eight races will be at 7:15pm. If you are interested in sponsoring a horse contact Philip Green on pandmholdings@btinternet.com 2 .

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  • B1172 reopened at Besthorpe 06 May 2015 The B1172 at Besthorpe has reopened following a fatal collision earlier this morning. Police were called to the scene at about 6.50am after a lorry left the roadside and collided with a lamppost before coming to rest in a field. The driver was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

    The road was closed between Station Road and Eleven Mile Lane while emergency services deal with the incident and was reopened just after 9.40am. Previous releases Police are currently at the scene of a fatal collision in Besthorpe, near Wymondham. It happened on the B1172 at about 6.50am this morning (Wednesday 6 May) when a lorry left the roadside and collided with a lamppost before coming to rest in a field.

    The driver was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

    The road has been closed between Station Road and Eleven Mile Lane while emergency services deal with the incident.

  • Barnham Broom Afternoon Tea, four delicious teas to choose from ... Afternoon Tea at Barnham Broom Hotel Afternoon Tea s four delicious tea s to choose from! Afternoon Tea has become a very popular past time and at Barnham Broom this is absolutely the case. Is there anything better than a good catch up with friends or family over a lovely cup of tea and delicious cake!

    We have 4 delicious teas to choose from: Traditional Afternoon Tea 14.95 per person A selection of elegant finger sandwiches Warm plain and raisin scones served with Strawberry Jam and Cornish Clotted Cream Selection of Homemade Cakes and Tarts Selection of Teas Winter Afternoon Tea 14.95 per person A surprise compilation of wintry seasonal produce a great twist on the traditional afternoon tea! Chocolate Afternoon Tea 18.95 per person for the chocoholics amongst us!! A selection of elegant finger sandwiches Warm plain and raisin scones served with lavender butter and honey mustard dip Selection of Homemade Chocolate Delights Selection of Teas (Hot Chocolate and Chocolate Cocktail also available at a supplement) Champagne Afternoon Tea 21.95 per person One glass of Champagne A selection of elegant finger sandwiches Warm plain and raisin scones served with Strawberry Jam and Cornish Clotted Cream Selection of Homemade Cakes and Tarts Selection of Teas Afternoon Teas are served daily.

    Pre booking is essential. To book your afternoon tea simply call 01603 759393 or book your table online at www.barnham-broom.co.uk/eat 1 Barnham Broom Afternoon Tea Our pastry chefs Jordan has been with Barnham Broom about 4 years and started as a kitchen porter. She began to show an interest in cooking and started in the pastry section.

    She has thrived since being here with her specialties being desserts. She is responsible for all the desserts and cakes that are made in the kitchen to some acclaim. Catherine left a law degree to come into the catering industry.

    She was an avid baker at home and decided to try her hand in pastry. She started her career at Dunston Hall which has given her some good experience in hotels. Her love is making specialty cakes for weddings and birthdays.

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  • Barnham Broom Easter Weekend 25th (25th 28th March 2016) Treat yourself to a luxury 2 night or 3 night break at Barnham Broom this Easter.

    Look what s included: Luxury overnight accommodation 3 course dinner in the award winning Brasserie each night of your stay Full English breakfast 30 minute treatment or a round of golf per person Afternoon tea on the day of departure Complimentary use of The Edge health & fitness club From 199 per person sharing FIND OUT MORE: www.barnham-broom.co.uk/easter-break 1 01603 759393 | enquiry@barnham-broom.co.uk 2 Related References ^ www.barnham-broom.co.uk/easter-break (www.barnham-broom.co.uk) ^ enquiry@barnham-broom.co.uk (icenipost.com)