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South Norfolk Council have a World Record Attempt on Friday 27 July at Whitlingham Country Park to celebrate Norfolk Day
They will be attempting to break the record for the largest gathering of people dressed as hares! The attempt will be from 1pm – 2pm as part of the Totally Broads Family Fun Day which is a free event running from 11am – 3pm with lots of activities for the whole family to enjoy. There is a current world record for 1,119 hares which we need to beat!
Details at south-norfolk.gov.uk/worldrecord
Bunwell Cinema Group are looking for volunteers! Come on board to help them run more regular film screenings in Bunwell! You don’t need a huge amount of time or technical knowledge to be involved, just enthusiasm and confidence. Things you might help with are: choosing the films that get screened, marketing, refreshments, and helping to run the screening.
Are you a community group looking for funding? South Norfolk Council has Community Action Fund grants available from £1,000-£15,000 to support projects and initiatives that benefit local people.
Last year the Council funded a range of projects including play equipment at Breckland Park in Costessey, an automatic watering system at Wortwell Bowls Club and a trailer for Norfolk Knights Wheelchair Rugby Team.
If you would like to apply for funding, please contact your local district councillor, who will apply to the Community Action Fund for you.
The next Community Action Fund panel will be held on Thursday 31 May.
For more information on the Fund and all the Council’s community grants, please visit the Council’s website www.south-norfolk.gov.uk/residents/communities/community-grants
We are looking for compassionate and friendly people to join us as Health Goal Volunteers for the Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust in South of Norfolk. This exciting new role involves supporting patients to achieve a particular goal that will improve their health and wellbeing; for example, joining a group to pursue a hobby and to make new friends.
Volunteers will visit the client weekly for around 2-3 hours per week, for a period of 2-8 weeks, depending on the goal the individual would like to achieve. All volunteers will receive full training, including the opportunity to attend a 2 day course in Health Coaching, and ongoing support. This is a great opportunity to make a real difference to your local community.
Are you looking to try something new? Pop along to the mobile library on a Tuesday 4 weekly and enjoy the convenience of having your books brought to you.
With longer loan periods and no charges for overdue books, take full advantage of the mobile library by reserving you books, for a 60p charge, online or on the library. Snuggle up with a romance, or keep a light on with a thriller; there are plenty for you to choose from, such as: large print, audio tapes, children’s books, fiction and non-fiction.
Bring along your library card or sign up on the mobile to be able to start your mobile reading journey.
The current stops are:
· 12:30 – 12:45: Bunwell Stores
· 12:50 – 13:05: Old Chapel
· 15:15 – 15:40: Village Hall
Next visiting on the 20th February and thereafter: 20th March, 17th April, 15th May, 12th June and 10th July – where will your next adventure take you?