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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: 1 01603 759393 | [email protected] 2 Related References ^ ( ^ [email protected] (

Pop-up planetarium at Halesworth Library

Pop-up planetarium at Halesworth Library Saturday 12 March plus Forensic science workshops at Saxmundham and Woodbridge Libraries Anyone inspired by British astronaut Tim Peake can take their own journey into space this Saturday (12 March) by visiting a pop-up planetarium at Halesworth Library . The team from local interactive science and maths centre, Kinetic Adventure, will be bringing their pop-up planetarium for all the family to experience. There will be a number of sessions running throughout the day at 10am, 10.45am, 11.30am, 12.15am, 2pm, and 2.45pm.

Tickets are 2 for adults and 1 for children. Please contact the library on 01986 879095 to book your place in advance as the sessions are filling up but there are still plenty of places. Kinetic Adventure will also be running forensic science workshops at Woodbridge and Saxmundham libraries this month.

There will be a workshop on Saturday 19 March at 2pm at Saxmundham Library and on Thursday 31 March there will be two Forensic Science Workshops at Woodbridge Library at 10.30am-12 noon and 1-2.30pm. These workshops are a chance for children aged five and over to dress up as a forensic scientist and solve a crime. Have a go at dusting for fingerprints and looking under the microscope!

It s 3 per child and places will be limited so please book your child s place in advance. Full details at 1 Kesgrave Library refurbishment and temporary closure Kesgrave Library will be closing for a week in April to enable extensive redecoration to take place. The library will be closed from Monday 18 April to Friday 22 April and reopening on Saturday 23 April at 10am.

The work will involve repainting the public library area, installing new shelving which will create more storage space, cleaning the carpets and installing new blinds. The work is being paid for by a combination of the Kesgrave Library Community Group and the local Kesgrave charity SPARK. Customers can use any other library during the closure with Rosehill and Woodbridge libraries being the closest.

There is also a mobile service which will visit stops in Rushmere and Martlesham on Tuesday 19 April, and other stops in Rushmere, Playford and Little and Great Bealings on Thursday 21 April.

Any library loans due back during the closure will be extended to the following week.

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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.

With kind regards Mike Denham [email protected] 1/3/16 web site hosted and managed by 1 2 advert Barnham Broom Winter Golf Offers Related References ^ ( ^ (

RSPB Walks & Talks March 2016

RSPB Lowestoft and District Local Group 1 Fri.

4th March 2016 The Wildlife & History of Dunwich Heath Talk by Richard Gilbert National trust Senior Ranger for Dunwich Heath 7.15 p.m. for 7.30p.m. St.

Mark s Church Hall, Oulton Broad. NR33 9JX All Welcome. Visitors 2.50.


8th March 2016 High Ash Farm 2 Guided Walk 10.00 a.m.

12.30 pm. Meet at car park at site of Roman Town, NR14 8QL. Caistor St.

Edmund Own transport, no facilities.

All welcome.

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Lap of Anglia, charity cycle ride

Lap of Anglia, charity cycle ride You may already know that the Adrian Flux Lap of Anglia is slightly different from other cycling events, but if you re here to learn then click away!

400 miles of cycling around East Anglia has never been so rewarding for those taking part and for East Anglian Air Ambulance 1 ! The Adrian Flux Lap of Anglia is ideal for people who don t fancy the pressure of a long-distance cycle race, or aren t looking to shave fractions off of their best times, but still want to push themselves hard on a bike for a worthy cause. After three successful years we are proud to see that 2015 s Adrian Flux Lap of Anglia tipped the total raised for EAAA since 2013 to over 32,000.

The 2016 event will begin at 8am on 10th August 2016 in King s Lynn, returning there 400 miles later on the evening of 13th August having encircled the EAAA territory. Entry fee for 2016 is just 195 but for Early birds, or for those booking more than one space, the price is even lower! Help raise funds and awareness for East Anglian Air Ambulance and keep fit whilst you do. 2 3 4 advert Barnham Broom EDGE Fitness Club Related References ^ East Anglian Air Ambulance ( ^ ( ^ ( ^ (

Brasserie at Barnham Broom Special Offers

Barnham Broom Brasserie Welcome to the Brasserie at Barnham Broom , a place for relaxed enjoyment where you can experience the best of local produce in the heart of the Norfolk countryside. Allow our chefs to satisfy your tastes with a variety of seasonal and hearty flavours. Enjoy fine local ales, delicious cocktails and outstanding wines from our extensive menu.

The Brasserie opened its doors in 2013 and since then we have been serving an array of exciting dishes inspired by Norfolk. The Brasserie is open Monday Sunday from 6pm 8:30pm. We re also open from 12:30pm 2:30pm on Sundays, when we serve a really delicious Sunday lunch.

CONTACT US Barnham Broom Hotel, Golf & Spa Honingham Road Barnham Broom Norwich NR9 4DD 01603 759393 [email protected] 1 2 TRADITIONAL SUNDAY LUNCH & A GLASS OF WINE 3 courses for two people only 35 AND Kids (Under 11) Eat FREE!

Simply print out this Iceni Post feature and hand it in when ordering Ts&Cs: 3 courses from selected Sunday menu, available up until 31/03/2016 (excluding 14th Feb, 6th March, 27th March) Book your table online at 3 or call 01603 759393 Barnham Broom Brasserie Related References ^ [email protected] ( ^ ( ^ (

Danceitation BIG January Gig St Thomas Hall, Norwich

A rocking, sober way to celebrate your #DryJanuary NORWICH Sat 30 January 2016 | St Thomas Hall, Norwich | 7.30-11pm This year, Dry January has garnered more attention than ever before, with thousands of people across the UK pledgeing to stay sober for the entire month. What better way to celebrate your successful, sober month than heading on down to Danceitation, the archetypal conscious clubbing event. In a special big January one-o gig, DJ Martine Kirkbride is putting on the biggest, best sober dance experience in town, with rocking music, beautiful lighting, and Danceitation s trade- mark candlelight chai picnic after the dancing.

Having held events across the UK for almost a decade, Danceitation has been featured at The Secret Garden Party, Into The Wild, Buddha eld Festival and London s new sober morning rave, Morning Gloryville. We don t tell you how to dance or who to dance with, we just give a ton of awesome tracks and the space to be yourself. You can dance like nobody s watching: nobody is and nobody cares.

It s not about going without, it s about going within.

No booze, no drugs, no hassle, no hangover just you and the music.

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Valentines Promotions at Barnham Broom Hotel 2016

Valentines Promotions at Barnham Broom Hotel 2016 Romantic Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Treat your loved one to a special night away. One night stay in our chic and contemporary bedroom Three course evening dinner in our award winning Brasserie Full English breakfast Complimentary use of The Edge health & fitness club Friday 12th February 2016 from 179 per room Saturday 13th February 2016 from 199 per room Sunday 14th February 2016 from 199 per room The Valentines menu can be seen at : 1 Book today 01603 759393 or email [email protected] 2 3 Valentine s Spa Treat for Two! Choose from a 1 hour Aromatherapy or Deep Tissue Massage per person, then relax in our comfortable lounge enjoying indulgent chocolates and a glass of Prosecco.

Simply bliss!

Only 109 per couple This offer will be available throughout February 2016 Book today on 01603 759393 4 Champagne Afternoon Tea for Two 21.95 per person Includes: 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 Reserve your Afternoon Tea by calling (01603) 759 393 or email [email protected] 5 6 Related References ^ ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ ( ^ ( ^ [email protected] ( ^ (