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Quiz Night 2018 report

10 teams turned out on Saturday evening to compete for the Claxton Quiz Challenge Cup (actually we don’t have a trophy – yet).  In a closely-fought contest marked by judicious use of Jokers and numerous sighs of exasperation at the fickleness of short-term memory, the … Continue reading

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Norfolk Police Monthly Newsletter June 2018

The June newsletter appears below.  We were grateful that they came to the Fair on the Yare and hope anyone who had contact picked up some useful tips.

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Village Hall 200 Club update

Following May’s Community Café we now have 56 numbers taken, meaning there are still 144 left for everyone else.  Congratulations to Dave Swinborne, whose No 1 was drawn out by the vicar this morning.  Dave went home with a cheque for … Continue reading

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Community Café – remaining dates in 2018

Following today’s Café, the dates for the second half of 2018 have been published and are as shown below.

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Fair on the Yare Dog Show

Congratulations to Willow (owner Johnny Blaza) and Jasmine (owner Harley Goodson) who were placed Champion and Reserve Champion in this year’s Dog Show at the Fair on the Year.  Willow and Johnny only moved to Claxton recently.  What a welcome.

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Broadband in Claxton – closure of Folly Lane, 26-29 June

The County Council have notified us that Folly Lane will be closed to all traffic between Tuesday 26 and Friday 29 June inclusive for essential work connected to the delivery of fibre-optic broadband to Claxton this Autumn.  The map (right) shows … Continue reading

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Fair on the Yare 2018 – Another successful event

Well there it is.  Another Fair on the Yare drew to a close yesterday afternoon, once again blessed by beautiful weather (unlike the previous day).  We estimate that, while the numbers were slightly down on 2017, we still had between … Continue reading

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Ducan’s Marsh Open Day, Sunday 17 June

As foreshadowed in the recent Village newsletter, there will be an Open Day at Ducan’s Marsh for Claxton residents and selected wildlife groups.  The poster below gives full details.  The Village Hall will be selling tea, coffee, cakes etc for … Continue reading

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Broads Briefing – May 2018

John Packman’s May report can be read here.

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Fair on the Yare 2018 – just 2 weeks to go

The 2018 Fair on the Yare is only 2 weeks off now.  Full details are in the posters below. .

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