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Age Concern Fakenham Area Minibus

AGE CONCERN FAKENHAM AREA MINIBUS (Charity No. 1041825)

Over 55?

   Need help getting to the shops,

        appointments or banks?

We provide a number of regular door to door services within Fakenham and to the surrounding villages for people over 55.  These routes are flexible and can divert to take in visits to health centres, dentists, banks and other vital destinations.  We charge £3 for journeys within Fakenham and £4 for collection from villages into Fakenham.

Wheelchairs and walking frames can be taken on board and a lift is available if you need help entering the bus.  Other trips can be arranged by prior agreement.

Our drivers and helpers will look after you and your shopping and you will always find someone to talk to on our friendly buses.

                     To book phone: 07990026839     

For details of the regular routes and days, please follow this link.

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Extension of Road Closure

The road closure at Holt Road to Common Place has been extended to allow for remedial work the flint wall to be completed. It is hoped that the road will re-open on 13 April.

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Easter bingo at Fakenham Academy

From the village notice board!

Easter Bingo on April 9th at Fakenham Academy, eyes down 7.30pm!

Refreshments

Huge Raffle!

Great prizes!

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Advance notice of road closure

NORFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL has made a Temporary Traffic Order affecting the C597 Common Place from its junction with C597 Knight Street, heading West for 150 mtrs in the PARISH OF WALSINGHAM because of repairs to the Bull Inn by the use of scaffolding in the highway.

The road will be temporarily closed (except for access) from 13th March 2017 to 1st April 2017 for the duration of the works, expected to be about 21 day within the period.

Alternative route is via: C597 Knight Street, C586 Wells Road/Walsingham Road, C321 Crabbe Road, B1105 Wells Road, C325 Barsham Road/Walsingham Road, C586 Fakenham Road/High Street,

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Snowdrops at Walsingham Abbey

The snowdrops are gently fading and swathes of daffodils are taking their place.

Walsingham Abbey and the Shirehall Museum are open with reduced hours until 25th March.

Fully open at weekends in March: Saturday & Sunday 11th/12th, 18th/19th & 25th/26th. 11am-4pm.

Monday-Friday during this period, the Abbey Grounds & Priory Ruins, Crypt are open, with entrance at Walsingham Estate Office, next to the Museum at 10 Common Place NR22 6BP. 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm (the office is closed 1pm-2pm)

Admission Adult £5, child 6-16 £2.50.

Dogs on leads welcome.

Our Charity Day was on Saturday 18th February in aid of the East Anglian Air Ambulance. With superb help from Walsingham WI we were able to raise well over £4,000 so thank you to all who lent a hand to make the day such a great success.

Related link www.walsinghamabbey.com

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