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Football coaching sessions for U5-U8 age group

Reepham Town Football Club is recommencing coaching sessions in September for youngsters in the U5-U8 age group (as of 31 August), i.e. school years R, 1, 2 and 3.

 

The sessions will be held on Saturday mornings at Stimpson’s Piece, Bartle Court, Reepham, from 9.30-10.30 am, commencing 9 September.

 

They will be run by Mike Graver, head of youth and a qualified Level 1 Football Association coach.

 

The aim is to continue weekly sessions through until mid-May 2018, other than the normal holiday breaks.

 

Library windows to be replaced

The Bircham Centre has been granted listed building consent to replace the two large windows in the library on the ground floor.
 
The community building in Reepham’s Market Place has received a grant of £1,000 towards the work from Broadland District Council and it is understood that the contract has been given to a local tradesman. The work is planned to commence in September.
 

Quilt raffle for Macmillan Cancer Support

The Busy Fingers Craft Group has made another quilt to be raffled in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. The draw will be made at the Big Coffee Morning on 30 September in St Michael’s, Reepham.
 

 
The quilt is in two shades of blue – navy and denim – and will fit a single bed; there is a matching pillowcase to go with it. Both items were hand-sewn by members of the group.
 

Record amount raised at Sparham garden party

A beautiful day on Saturday 3 June saw a large number of visitors and villagers enjoying the varied attractions on offer at the Sparham Annual Garden Party.
 
The Grand Draw had prizes ranging from ski lessons to a selection of wines and local farm produce, which were all donated by local shops and businesses. The winner of the top prize of £100 cash was Janet Balderston.
 
New at the event this year was a range of birds of prey from Norfolk Wild Encounters, with visitors able to get a close-up view and stroke and handle these beautiful birds.
 

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