Norfolk County Council have recently announced proposals to review the amount of money they provide to bus subsidies. This means it is likely some bus services will change or even stop. Norfolk County Council have published a list of bus services potentially affected, of which the Konect 4 bus which serves Honingham, is one of them. We urge all parishioners to complete the feedback form on the Norfolk County Council website and help us to try and protect this vital service to the village.
Bellfolk Handbell Ringers are hosting an open evening on Thursday 7th December at 7.30 p.m in Honingham Village Hall. It’s their usual practice night and they will be playing mostly music for Christmas along with a few other concert pieces. They will be using all their bells, not just the 12 that they use when they play outside. It’s a very informal evening, there’s no charge to attend, and coffee, tea and mince pies will be available. There may also be a chance for people to “have-a-go”. Everyone is welcome so please pop along and see what they get up to.
We would like to issue our apologies for an incorrect date being stated in the draft minutes from the Parish Council meeting on 9th October, which has been published on both our website and in the Parish Pump. The next Parish Council meeting will take place on Monday 13th November at 7pm in the village hall. The date was incorrectly stated as 14th. We apologise for any confusion this may have caused.
We will be meeting in the Village Hall for a cuppa and a natter on Tuesday 14th November from 10 am to approx 11 am. All welcome, lots of news to catch up on over a cup of tea or coffee and biscuits. We will also be holding a raffle. We hope to see you there.
We will be holding our annual Autumn Fayre in the Village Hall on Sunday 5th November from 2 pm to 5 pm. There will be a Local History display, including (hopefully) a DVD on a continuous loop. We have lots of Table Games for children (adults too if you wish!), Craft and Produce stalls, a tombola and raffle. Tea Coffee squash and cakes will be available at a very generous price. A new idea this year, we will be having a “Best Single Bloom” and a “Most Unusual Vegetable” competition. Please bring your entries in the morning from 10 am if possible – or 1.50 pm at the latest……there will be a small prize for the winners!
If you have suitable prizes for the raffle and tombola stalls please contact Christine on 880217. We have one or two spaces available for a stall at the moment, please contact Ray on 881536 for details.
Sorry folks, thanks to John S for noticing….some of the recent posts were listed as “uncategorised” so have edited and re published…..
Come and join us for an evening with Shinanikins, bring your own alcohol (although squash will be provided), ticket includes a Ploughmans’s supper of either cheese or pate. Contact numbers on poster, or see any of the Village Hall Committee (Ray, Sally, Julie, Christine, Linda or Brian). All profits to Village Hall Funds.
The Milestone Society paid a visit to Honingham a short while ago, and with the help of William, Polly, Noah and Daniel, the Milestone in Dereham Road was repainted. Well done volunteers!
(permission given by parents for these photo’s to be posted)
The library van will be in the village next Weds (9th Aug) usual stops, Fellowes Road at 0940 to 0955 and The Pump at 10am until 1015.
Sad news I’m afraid….RSPCA came to see him today and decided he ought to see their vet, when they picked him up (in a swan carrier) they said he didn’t weigh very much. The intention was that he would be taken to a bird sanctuary to recuperate. However, Paul Blyth received a phone call this afternoon and it seems that Percy was in quite a bad way – elderly, arthritic, and possible kidney failure. They said it would be best if he was put to sleep, so Paul agreed.
Percy had been in the village for over 2 years now, and he certainly brightened us up with his colourful plumage, we will miss him.