WORSTEAD AT HOME

              

WELCOME TO WORSTEAD PARISH COUNCIL’S WEBSITE, WHICH WE HOPE YOU WILL FIND USEFUL AND A PLEASURE TO NAVIGATE THROUGH. THE COUNCIL INVITES ALL RESIDENTS TO MAKE COMMENTS ABOUT THIS SITE, PLEASE EMAIL THEM TO  clerk@worstead.co.uk

Everybody is welcome to advertise local events in the “What’s On” section of the website, information about these events should be received by the Tuesday before the event takes place at the latest. Contact the Clerk for further information on the email address above. You can also leave your information in the letterbox at the office at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.

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SATURDAY 6 DECEMBER 2014 1.00PM

QUEEN ELIZABETH HALL

CYNTHIA’S CHRISTMAS FAYRE

 

OVER 60S LUNCHES

THE CHRISTMAS LUNCH WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY 3 DECEMBER FROM MIDDAY AT THE WHITE LADY

Numbers are restricted to 40 and a donation of £2.00 is required, Please contact Gwen on (01692) 536202 by FRIDAY 28 NOVEMBER if you wish to attend

60Worstead Village Amenities Trust sponsors the Over 60s Lunches. They take place  every first Wednesday of the month in the Club Room of the Queen Elizabeth Hall and start at noon, finishing until about 2.00pm. Meals  on average cost £2.50. Members also help on a rota basis, this is not compulsory but very much appreciated. If you would like to join, contact Gwen (01692) 536202, please note that numbers are limited to 25/30.

We also hold a raffle each month. Tickets are £1.00 per strip.

Circles-Study team  Department of Nutrition

Norwich Medical School  University of East Anglia

Telephone: (01603) 592424  E-mail: circles-study@uea.ac.uk

Enquires whether it may be possible to raise awareness of a local research study to your parishioners.

Our study is looking to recruit overweight men and women aged 50-75 years, to study if every day blueberry consumption for 6-months improves health. We are particularly interested in markers of health related to the development of heart disease and type 2 diabetes and we hope that a positive study outcome would help us to give better advice to the public about how to reduce their risk of developing these diseases. This study is being conducted at the Norwich Medical School (University of East Anglia; UEA) and is ethics committee approved.

Any assistance in raising awareness of this potentially important study would be very much appreciated and we would welcome the opportunity to discuss the study further with you, or your parishioners.

We will be recruiting volunteers until January 2016 and all study visits will be done at the convenience of the participants. Travel expenses to, and from, the University will be reimbursed and participants will receive an inconvenience payment based on the amount of their study involvement.

If you wish to know more about the study, or would like an electronic version of the poster or the newsletter paragraph, then please contact us either by email (circles-study@uea.ac.uk) or phone (01603 592424).

Yours sincerely,

Dr Peter Curtis    Dr Lindsey Berends       Dr Vera van der Velpen

NOISE POLLUTION:Noise

Once the summer arrives, the noise of outdoor life increases immensely: music appears to be played louder and people may speak louder.

If are you are unable to come to an amicable solution with the persons causing the problem, you can report the problem to North Norfolk District Council 01263—516085 or email ep@north-norfolk.gov.uk

 

Age UK Norfolk extends Home Support and Care Service to North Norfolk residents

Older residents in North Norfolk can now enjoy longer periods of independence and companionship as Age UK Norfolk’s Home Support and Care service extends its network of SupportGivers.

The Home Support and Care service is designed to help older residents who are still living at home with anything from household tasks to shopping and offers friendly companionship so that family members are able to spend more quality time with their loved ones and less time on chores. The Home Support and Care service, which operates as a social enterprise, was previously only available in Norwich and Kings Lynn, but has now been extended to cover the whole of Norfolk. Home Support and Care SupportGivers are available for regular or occasional visits from as little as one hour up to eight hours a day, five days a week.

Home Support and Care Manager, Josie Moore says:

“As a trusted local charity Age UK Norfolk has over 65 years experience in providing services for older people across Norfolk. We are proud to help clients to live independently – giving them more opportunities to socialise and enjoy later life. We are delighted to now be able to extend our Home Support and Care service to residents in North Norfolk and hope that we can help to enhance the lives of the local older community.”

For more information or to book a free consultation, call 0303 3000 285. Calls are charged at standard local rates and are included in all telephone packages offering free local calls. Alternatively, visit www.homesupportandcare.com

NORTH WALSHAM AREA FLEXIBUS Timetable from 29th of April 2013.

This is a flexibly routed “Ring and Ride” service.  All journeys must be pre booked by 3pm on the day before you wish to travel.  The service is available to everyone and bus passes are accepted.  The bus has a ramp for buggies and wheelchairs.  The bus can drop you off at Sainsburys, Lidls, the Market Place, Park Lane (for the surgeries) and Waitrose on Mondays only.

All the times shown are approximate as this is a flexibly routed service and will only call at the places where there are people booked to travel.

Visit www.northnorfolkcommunitytransport.co.uk/ and RING 01692 500840 TO BOOK YOUR PLACE

WORSTEAD’S HISTORY

Do you have old photographs, with or without a story, which could be included on the website in the Village History section? Please send them by email to the Clerk, with a small caption or a story.

CAN YOU HELP? Are you interested in our history? The Parish Council is looking for people who can help to set up a photgraphic history file. Contact details of the Clerk are on the right hand side of this page,  if you know about the milestoen or would like to help.

PARISH PLAN

The Parish Council is looking for volunteers to finalise the Parish Plan, please see the Parish Plan section for further infomation about Parish Plans and contact the Clerk, when you are able to help.

  Worstead, Norfolk

 
 

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