“From its wide skies to vast, sandy, windswept beaches, Norfolk bequeaths you that most valuable and elusive thing in our crushed, hectic modern lives: a sense of space.”
Patrick Barkham, The Guardian.
Road closures ,
February 27th, 2017
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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Events, Tourism, Walsingham Abbey ,
January 24th, 2017
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
Community News, Events, Walsingham Parish Council, Walsingham Village Hall ,
January 17th, 2017
First Aid and Defibrillator Training on Friday 17 February at 5.30 pm in Walsingham Village Hall, Wells Road.
To book your place contact the Parish Clerk on 01328 822366 or email Walsinghampc@googlemail.com.
Places are limited so please register your interest in advance.
Community News, Events, Uncategorized, Walsingham Parish Hall, Walsingham Picture Palace ,
January 15th, 2017
Tuesday March 21st A STREET CAT NAMED BOB 12A
Homeless and recovering drug addict James Bowen has finally got his own bedsit and attempts to build a life and future for himself busking in Covent Garden. Returning home one day, he finds a ginger cat sat outside his door. At first he ignores the cat, but over the next few days the cat continues to linger. James discovers an infected wound on the animal’s leg so he takes the cat to be treated by the RSPCA and from that point onwards the two lives become entwined.
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Community News, St Seraphim's ,
December 29th, 2016
Please follow the link to view St Seraphim’s News Autumn 2016