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Asthma Sponsorship

Thank you to everyone who bought cakes and tea or made donations at the Sale in the Jubilee Hall at the end of November. The proceeds went to sponsor my son’s marathon in aid of Asthma UK. We raised over £100 so thank you all for your support. The marathon is in April so if […]

Christmas Decoration Workshops in December

Wednesday 11th and Saturday 14th December. The aim is to have fun making Christmas Decorations – traditional holly wreaths on frames, willow wreaths, swags and various table decorations. However, the day will be flexible so a range of items can be constructed. There may still be some places left on the Saturday workshop for details […]

Harleston Christmas Events – Saturday 30th November

Harleston’s Festive Street Market, Market Place 9.30 am – 6.00 pm. Regular favourites and new stalls including crafts, wreaths, gifts, jewellery, decorations, food and drink.  Santa Coming To Town. Santa will be visiting the Information Centre from 2.30 pm – 5.30 pm (2.30 pm – 3.00 pm reserved for children with learning difficulties and disabilities). […]

The Real Rudolph

The Real Rudolph

So we’re in the month of the Midwinter Festival, the winter solstice, the turning point of the year when the dark days gradually become longer heralding the return of spring. It has always been a time for feasting and celebration, even before the Christian Church appropriated it as the birth of Christ. In fact, many […]

Unique (and Unusual) Sale – Much Enjoyed

A lot of people came to this Sale and were delighted with the range of items on offer. It truly was a unique event in the Jubilee Hall A rhino made in Kenya from recycled flip flops An amazing selection

GREAT SUCCESS – Christian Aid Christmas Card Sale

The Christian Aid Coffee morning and Christmas Card sale on Friday 8th November was a great success raising an amazing £832.24 and a further £238.74 for cards. Thank you so much to all who kindly supported the Christmas Appeal “Helping mothers use their God given gifts to create new lives for their families and escape […]

Pigeon Post 2019 Photo Competition

Pigeon Post 2019 Photo Competition

This year there were 28 photos submitted from 12 people. The results are as follows: Professional Judging (Frances Crickmore) Over-16s 1. Russell Carter – Just a Snack 2. Anna Saul – Morning Sunrise 3. Clare Allen – Three-legged Dog on a Log Under-16s 1. George Thompson – “Yum, Yum” Village Vote Over-16s 1. Russell Carter […]

Parkinson’s UK Coffee Morning – Update

The coffee morning and sale in the Jubilee Hall on Saturday 19th October in aid of Parkinson’s UK was a huge success. At the close of the event we had raised £698.51 which I think was amazing. Since then more contributions have been received so a total of £810 has been sent to Parkinson’s UK. […]

Glebe Meadow Honey

Glebe Meadow Honey

Honey produced by Starston bees in Glebe Meadow is now available for sale at £4 a jar. A few jars of set honey, extracted in May, are still available and also lots of soft and runny honey extracted in early August. Bees feed on nectar from different flowers, including trees, at different times of the […]

Bee Swarms and the Glebe Meadow

Bee Swarms and the Glebe Meadow

BUZZ, BUZZ, you busy bees! A successful spring This has been a busy time for bee swarms as well as for swarm collectors. And spring honey has been extracted and is now available – please ring me or call round for your jars of delicious Starston honey. I have collected 4 bee swarms from local […]