Category Archives: Village Organisations & Facilities

Separate pages on all the organisations active in the village or whose activity directly benefits the village.

Claxton Village Hall 50/50 Auction, Sunday 16 September

The Village Hall will be holding its first 50/50 Auction in several years on Sunday 16 September.  This is a chance for you to make some money by selling unwanted items, and also to pick up a bargain. The schedule … Continue reading

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Fair on the Yare – thanks from Claxton Village Hall

The following has been received from the Chair of Claxton Village Hall, Julia Kaye. Dear Carolyn I am writing to say thank you on behalf of the VH committee for the donation from this year’s event. In the near future … Continue reading

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Fair on the Yare 2018 – Distribution of Funds

The Fair on the Yare Committee met this evening and agreed on the distribution of available funds following this year’s event. The Committee had previously agreed that The Big C and the East Anglian Air Ambulance would each receive 33% … Continue reading

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Village Hall Annual Accounts 2017-18

At last night’s Village Hall AGM the Trustees approved the accounts for 2017-18, which are shown below.  A record of the AGM will appear on these pages in the coming days. They also considered the responses received to the recent … Continue reading

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News from the Village Hall

Sunday 16th September sees the return of the 50/50 Auction and we will be welcoming Edgar Hoddy who has agreed to be our auctioneer.  This should be a good day for both buyers and sellers and an opportunity to raise … Continue reading

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Village Hall 200 Club update

Following July’s Community Café we now have 56 numbers taken, meaning there are still 144 left for everyone else.  Congratulations to Sarah Carter, whose No 56 was drawn out by one of our visiting walkers from Beccles this morning.  Sarah went home … Continue reading

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Village Hall AGM, Thursday 12 July at 7.30pm

The 2018 AGM of the Village Hall will take place on Thursday 12 July at 7.30pm.  All residents of Claxton and Carleton St Peter are welcome to attend.  It will be a chance to hear what the Committee has been … Continue reading

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New Church Window

Following on from the story on 25 April, two months on and the window is finished.  The two photos below show it in all its glory.  We’ll endeavour to check it out from within the church and report back, but … Continue reading

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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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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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