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Reepham late night shopping and Halloween treasure hunt

Reepham Chamber of Commerce has organised a late night shopping event and Halloween treasure hunt on Wednesday 30 October.
 
Come and join in the fun – shops and eateries around the Market Place in Reepham will be open until 8 pm.
 
There will be lots of fabulous food available, as well as special offers and spooky treats. A highlight will be a children's Halloween trail – collect all the clues and claim your prize.
 

Exhibition on potential housing site off Broomhill Lane

An information display regarding the proposed housing development site off Broomhill Lane will be held at Reepham High School on 11 November from 4.45 pm to 6.45 pm.
 
This 12.5-hectare site includes a concept to build an undetermined number of new homes on 4 hectares of the site, while on the remaining 8.5 hectares it is proposed to build a new sports hall for Reepham High School, along with improvements to the management of school traffic and the extension and enhancement of school grounds.
 

Drop in to see Reepham Life on Saturday 19 October

Reepham Life will be holding a drop-in session from 10 am – 12 noon on Saturday 19 October in the downstairs “gallery room” of the Bircham Centre, Market Place, Reepham.
 
You can talk to someone about submitting news, community information, photos or an article; discuss advertising in the newspaper or on the website; or becoming involved in any aspect of local publishing.
 
If you live in the town and are still having problems or issues with the delivery of Reepham Life, please call in and let us know or CONTACT US.
 

Broadland Older People’s Partnership community event

The Broadland Older People’s Partnership (BOPP) will hold a community event on Thursday 17 October at the Town Hall, Church Street, Reepham, 9.30 am for tea/coffee 10 am start.
 
Have your say on proposed changes to Norfolk County Council services due to the deficit of £189 million.
 
Paying too much for gas & electricity? Bring your bills and we could help!
 

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.

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.

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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