Local events

Wherry Maud Trust meeting

Wherry Maud Trust Archive Meeting Sat 23 November Acle Church Hall, Norwich Road, Acle NR13 3BY
Doors open 2.30 and meeting closes 5.30


The main feature will be a talk by local author Chris Crowther “Wherries in Broads Books”
Martin Symes of Norfolk Wherry Trust has kindly agreed to speak to us about the“Norfolk Wherry Trust Archive”, how it was set up and the interesting information that it holds. Linda will give a short presentation about the research she has done on one of Maud’s early owners .

There will be a break mid-afternoon for teas, coffees, homemade cakes and a chat.

Entry FREE to members of Wherry Maud Trust For non-members there will be a charge of £3

Please book your places by emailing [email protected] so that we can bring enough cakes.
Alternatively leave a message on 07990 523131 or 01379 677666 If you are able to bring a homemade cake it will help us. Do tell us in your email the type of cake and approx. number of portions.

Parking – is on the roadside unless you are a customer of the supermarket opposite….

Carols around the Christmas Tree – 5th December

Everyone is invited to sing carols around the tree on The Green on Thursday, 5th December at 7.00pm

Hot soup will be available

Cuppa with a Copper

Broadland Engagement Officer, PC Vicky Bailey, will be hosting monthly drop-in engagement surgeries, on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, at Acle Library.

The first one will be 10th December from 12.00 to 14.00hrs at Acle Library.

All residents are very welcome to drop in to see PC Bailey to ask about local issues or concerns.


Quiz – 7th December

Saturday 7th December 2019



(All questions / answers based on things associated with magic)                          

St. Edmund’s Parish Hall, Acle (Opposite Co-op)

 7.30 for 8.00 p.m. start

 £3.00 per person to enter

(All ages welcome – maximum 6 per team)


Free tea / coffee at half time



Acle and District Voluntary Aid (AVA)

Daycare from 09.00 to 15.00 on Tuesdays in the Methodist Chapel in Bridewell Lane, Acle.

As part of your day, there’s a 2-course lunch, companionship, tea, coffee and biscuits.

Access to a hairdresser weekly, and a chiropodist every 6 weeks, comes at an extra cost.

The Norfolk Deaf Association visits monthly for hearing aid maintenance.

Transport to and from the meeting can be provided. Referrals are accepted from Acle Medical Centre and Social Services as well as self-referrals.

Luncheon Club on Wednesdays, from 11 – 1,  includes companionship, tea, coffee, biscuits and a 3-course meal. Transport is available if required.  This luncheon is open to all to join.

To find out more, please ring the Co-ordinator, Mandy Stimpson on 01493 368196.

The group is run almost entirely by volunteers. If you would like to help by volunteering some of your time, please contact Mandy on the above number.

Registered charity no: 285333

Emergency planning

Know the risks, be informed, get prepared!  This summarises what the Emergency Planning Officer of Broadland D.C. and colleagues will be outlining at “Norfolk Prepared” – a meeting to be held on Tuesday, 15th May at 2.00 p.m. at Blofield Courthouse, Yarmouth Road, Blofield.  All are invited to hear local planning for emergencies great and small that may affect any of us.  Free entry though NB seating is limited to the first 50 people who arrive!  This meeting has been arranged by members of The Blofield Surgery Patient Participation Group.  Information on the Surgery website or ‘phone (01603)715804 for further details.

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.


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!

Home Watch

Norfolk Home Watch Association – EGM meeting reminder

Police Connect would like to remind residents that there will be an EGM on the 21 April 2016 to discuss the name change for Norfolk Home Watch Association to Norfolk Neighbourhood Watch Association, a discussion of the new constitution for the association and for the constitution to be agreed. If all coordinators could attend it would greatly assist them and the association.

The meeting will be held at Town Green Centre, Wymondham NR18 0PW.

The entrance for the venue is up the left hand side of the Methodist Church on Town Green and the timing for the meeting is 19:00 for a prompt 19:30 start.

BADCOG March newsletter

March 2016

(Blofield & District Conservation Group)