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Drainage works in Pudding Pie Alley

Drainage repairs are scheduled to be carried out in Pudding Pie Alley, Reepham, starting first thing on Monday 30 October, with a completion date of Thursday 2 November.
During the works, Pudding Pie Alley will be fenced off and the public toilets will be closed.
Posters will be put up in the vicinity of the footpath in advance to let people know of the closure.
It is understood that any businesses that may be affected will be notified directly by Broadland District Council.

Dementia Friendly Group to meet at The Crown

A new Dementia Friendly Group has been established in Reepham and will meet from 11 am – 12.30 pm on the first and third Mondays of the month at The Crown, 90 Ollands Road, Reepham, starting 16 October.
This is an informal group where people with dementia and their carers can drop in, drink tea/coffee, chat and play board games. Free to attend, just pay for your drinks.
For more information, contact: Moira Dye 01603 871791

Damage to vehicle on Sun Barn Road

Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident of criminal damage to a motor vehicle in Reepham.
The vehicle parked on Sun Barn Road was damaged by eggs and flour being thrown over it.
The incident occurred overnight between Saturday 2 September and Sunday 3 September.

  • Anyone who may have seen this take place or has any knowledge of this incident should contact PC 1143 Devlin at Aylsham Police Station on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.


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.


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