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Reepham WI quiz cancelled

Owing to unforseeen circumstances, the Reepham WI Quiz on Friday 4 October has been cancelled.
 
We hope to be able to host a 2014 quiz, and we will be actively researching potential dates and venues during this autumn.
 
As soon as we have finalised our arrangements for our 2014 Quiz, we’ll post the information on this blog.
 
If you’d like more information about our cancelled 2013 quiz, please contact us.

WI latest news: have you entered your quiz team?

QUIZ! QUIZ! QUIZ!
Friday 4th October, Reepham College 7.00 for 7.30. Have you entered your team for the Quiz and Buffet? Teams of up to 6, please bring drink and glasses. £7 per person, 2 course buffet supper. Last chance to book. Liz Howes 07919 440518 elizabeth.vallis@btinternet.com
 
Thursday 19th September: My Life as a Registrar. Ann Coker talks about her job in North Walsham
 
Thursday 17thOctober: The work of St Martin's Housing Trust with Derek Player
 

Collectors needed for Poppy Appeal

The Royal British Legion, Women’s Section needs volunteers to help sell poppies in late October. We need only around two hours of your time to go around collecting for Remembrance Sunday on 10 November. In particular, we are in desperate need of one or two people for the Booton and Wood Dalling areas. Please telephone Moira Dye, who is the Poppy Appeal organiser for the area, on 01603 871791.

Reepham Society talk by Professor Tom Willliamson about Norfolk roads and footpaths

On 10 September 2013 at 7.30 pm in St Michael's Church, Reepham, Professor Tom Williamson will be giving a talk about roads and footpaths in Norfolk. Tom Williamson is Professor of Landscape History at the University of East Anglia and has published over 10 books on aspects of landscape history and has been the key speaker on BBC radio programmes on related subjects.

Accommodation needed in Reepham

The closure of the Old Brewery House Hotel could have a massive impact on local businesses as there will no longer be any accommodation in Reepham other than a couple of small B&Bs on the outskirts of town.
 
Our shops, pubs and cafés rely on visitors to survive, and this is where you may be able to help and earn yourself a small income at the same time. Can you offer B&B accommodation?
 

Rotary says goodbye to the OBH

Reepham & District Rotary Club said goodbye to the Old Brewery House, holding its last meeting there on Monday 19 August just before the hotel’s closure.
 

President Robert Buxton holds the refurbished sign ready for use at the new venue, which will be announced shortly, but is expected to be St Michael’s, Reepham. Photo: John Tym

New town councillors

Two new councillors have been co-opted onto Reepham Town Council.
 
Joan Schulz of Sparham works as a lecturer in mental health at the University of East Anglia. With a background in nurs­ing both adult and mental health clients, she is also a qualified therapist.
 
Moving to Norfolk 19 years ago to take up a lecturing post, Mrs Schulz brought her two sons with her; they are now both married and she has four grandchildren.
 

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