Archive for Month: June 2015

  • YET MORE HISTORY

    This time Kings Lynn. Colin Manning was led into the Minster by King Johns Sword and a whole parcel of civic officials for a full swearing in service attended my many of the great and the good from the area. The sermon dealt at length with the towns history and Colin has a strong tradition…

  • FOCUS ON THE WEEK – THETFORD

    This has indeed been a week of Thetford events. (1) Sports Experience Day = lots of young folks enjoying the day trying out various sporting activities, Ju-Jitsu, Football, Rugby, Base-ball, Dance about 30 different disciplines in all and really having a whale of a time. The thing is they all had real challenges in their…

  • SPORTS EXPERIENCE DAY

    Organised by the Presidents Sporting Club and the Essex Disabled Sports Foundation This was a great day in Thetford Leisure Centre with around 500 special needs children from the area including from schools in Dereham Attleborough and Thetford accompanied by some 25o helpers and teachers. Weather held up reasonably well and a picnic on the grass…

  • WEST NORFOLK FOXHOUNDS

    Great afternoon on Tuesday at West Norfolk Foxhounds – Puppy Show as guest of the Joint Masters I had never considered before how these dogs are trained and assessed, nor the broad spectrum of people who are involved. All of this years puppies in the kennels were judged – plus the best working dog and…

  • SHOULD COUNCILS OWN PROPERTY

    The taxpayers alliance recently was critical of councils who own shops and other properties. Breckland own  a fair number of commercial premisses of many kinds plus a golf club and factories outside of the district as investments. It is the rent from them which helps us to keep the council tax low. below is my…

  • TODAYS EDP p42

      Dan Grimmer wrote a piece in todays EDP ref the Northern Distributor road. It affects all of us who live in Upper Wensum Ward to a greater or lesser extent. This is my reply to Dan today Hi Dan, I certainly agree with your last comment about the road ending on the A1067.  What…

  • TODAYS EDP 2/6/2015