Category Archives: Village News

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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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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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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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Broads Briefing – May 2018

John Packman’s May report can be read here.

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Lloyds Bank are bringing Mobile Banking to Loddon

Anyone in the centre of Loddon this morning should have spotted the Lloyds Bank Mobile branch parked in the Church Plan car park.  This is a new arrangement and provides people with the first local banking facility since Barclays closed … Continue reading

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QUIZ NIGHT – back in 6 weeks!

Calling all quizzers.  Claxton Quiz Night returns on Saturday 16 June.  Details are in the poster below. Will Sir Carl Stoke be back to defend the title they took in style last year?  Will everyone else be spending the next 6 … Continue reading

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Return to Learn – UEA Art and Humanities Undergraduate Open Evening – 23 May 2018

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Eight scams to watch out for in 2018

High street bank NatWest has compiled a list of scams to watch out for this year after working with a research firm to analyse trends from the past 18 months. Their top eight scams to watch out for in 2018 … Continue reading

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