Local events

Macmillan Cancer Support – 7th September

We’re in your area.

No appointment necessary. Come and talk to our friendly specialists.

Thursday 7 September
War Memorial Recreation Ground Car Park
Bridewell Lane, NR13 3RA

10am to 4pm

 Or pick up some of our free leaflets

Or phone our free support line on 0808 808 00 00

Or visit www.macmillan.org.uk

East Coast Truckers – 27th August – A47 closures

There will be a rolling road closure of the A47 for the East Coast Truckers convoy on Sunday, 27th August.

The convoy starts from County Hall in Norwich at 10.00 and travels to Lowestoft arriving about 12.00. The return convoy leaves Lowestoft for Norwich at about 17.15

Tes & Talk – 10th August

August’s Tea & Talk will be at the Gallery Tearooms opposite the Post Office, tomorrow, Thursday, 10th August, from 2.00pm. Come along for a chat and a cup of tea…

South Walsham concert 22nd September


The brilliant singers of Northern Harmony are returning to St Lawrence’s, South Walsham, on Friday 22ndSeptember. Based in Vermont USA, they have won a worldwide reputation for their command of harmony singing styles from across the globe: South African songs and dances, traditional music from Corsica, Georgia and the Balkans, American shape-note singing, and renaissance works. Tickets are £10, available on the door, or you can book with Stephanie Anderson on 01692 583400.

Safer Neighbourhood Meeting 17th August

Residents living in the Acle area are being encouraged to have their say and help shape local priorities.

A Safer Neighbourhood Action Panel (SNAP) meeting will take place on Thursday 17th August, 10am at the East of England Co-Op Supermarket, Norwich Road, Acle.

The meeting will give people the chance to raise any issues or concerns they may have about where they live and speak to panel members made up of representatives from the police, district council and other agencies.



Acle garage sale – 3rd September

This year Acle and Brundall Lions are holding their big Acle Garage Sale on Sunday 3rd September from 9am to 2pm.

Entry will again be £5 and there are no other costs. We will do all the advertising and preparing the maps and householders keep the proceeds from everything they sell.. Flyers are in the course of being delivered to all households and we are again hoping for a good day.

Please contact john.wright473@gmail.com or 01493750598 for any further information.

Acle Cardiac Rehab Support Group

The new Acle Cardiac Rehab Support Group has a free event on Tuesday, 23rd May in the Bure Room, at Acle Recreation Centre, from 10.00am to 1.30pm.

This is an informal get-together for people who have a diagnosis of a heart problem, and their carers. Refreshments available.


Blood donation

Next session is on Thursday, 20th April at Acle Recreation Centre

Ring 0300 123 23 23 to book an appointment

Broadland District Council – training for business start-ups

Is 2017 the year to start your own business?

 Have you always dreamed about starting your own business but not sure where to start?

 Maybe you want to turn your hobby into a business or just want to be your own boss?

 A free programme is offered by Broadland District Council for all Broadland residents who want to find out more about self-employment.

The three hour Business Start-Up Workshop is designed to introduce you to the basic principles of starting a business, where you are also provided with a Business Start-Up Toolkit.

After attending, the follow-on Business Essentials Programme delves deeper into what to expect in starting and running your own business. The course shares knowledge and signposts you to additional resources.

Throughout and after each course, you will receive on-going support and advice from the Council’s Business Advisors as you decide whether running a business is right for you.

After completing the programme, you may have the option to take a series of further free courses as discussed with the Business Advisor.

A new programme begins every month and courses take place at the Council’s training facility in Hellesdon.

For further information please contact the Council’s Business Support team – Tel: 01603 430449, e-mail: business@broadland.gov.uk  or visit our website:  www.broadland.gov.uk/training to find out course dates and the range of other courses available.

Youth club

Every Tuesday

6:45 – 9.00pm for ages 11-13
Ages 14+ can stay until 9.45 if they wish

in the Bure Room, at Acle Recreation Centre

50p per session

Come along and give it a go!