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Volunteers needed to help clear Booton Common

In a late change of programme, the Norfolk Conservation Corps has been asked the senior warden of Norfolk Wildlife Trust to go to Booton Common on Sunday 9 July from 10 am, instead of the originally planned venue.
 
Volunteers will be trying a new way of tackling Himalayan balsam and hope to rake up mown vegetation that includes this invasive species, which is overrunning the Common.
 

A celebration of the life of Ralph Cox

A celebration of the life of Ralph George Busby Cox, who passed away on 17 May aged 85, will be held on Sunday 2 July at the Brooklands Care Home, Costessey Lane, Drayton, from 1–4 pm.
 
The event will a chance to celebrate the life of Ralph, who used to live in Station Road, Reepham, with his wife Joyce, and share memories with family and friends.
 
For further information, contact: Helen Beaurain (daughter) 07841 915778 or email
 

A wild summer in central Norfolk - series of free events

The Mid Norfolk Conservation Group’s programme for June and July includes wildflower planting at Mayfields Farm, Themelthorpe; insect identification at Foxley Wood; controlling bracken at Bawdeswell Heath; cutting back vegetation on the Themelthorpe Loop; and removing invasive Himalayan Balsam at Booton Common.
 

French Open Fun Event

On Sunday 4 June from 10 am – 1 pm, EATennis will be hosting an event at Reepham Tennis Club to celebrate the French Open.
 
This event is open to members and non-members. Tickets are £10 per player, and includes cheese, wine and nibbles.
 
EATennis will be organising a doubles event with prizes for the winning pair.
 
To book your place at our French Open event, please click here. This is the first in a series of Grand Slam events that will take place throughout the summer.

Great British Tennis Weekend

This Sunday 14 May from 1-5 pm, Reepham Tennis Club and EATennis will be hosting a Great British Tennis Weekend.
 
This free event is a great introduction for anyone interested in trying tennis for the first time or for those wanting to get back in to tennis. EA Tennis will also be offering free coaching throughout the day. Equipment can be provided.
 
You can also meet other members of the tennis club and find out more about what's on offer. We look forward to seeing you there.
 

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