The First team have had a difficult month but their last home game so them record a well deserved win in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division at home to Ipswich Wanderers . We eon 2-0 courtesy of goals from Jack Brame and Reece Clarke.
The Reserves are a very young side and results are not going their way at the moment. They are still awaiting their first league win of the season and are out of the Suffolk Senior Reserves Cup having lost at Felixstowe.
The under 18’s have also had a difficult month and are out of the Suffolk midweek youth Cup having lost 2-1 at home to their Felixstowe conterparts.
Bartons are also having a difficult season and are out of the Suffolk Junior Cup losing 4 -0 at home to Kesgrave.
The B’s have had 2 excellent results in the Bury and District League this month beating Bury Wanderers 9 -1 at home and Eriswell Village 4 -1 away.
The Ladies were well beaten in the Suffolk Ladies cup by Ipswich Town Ladies and the Veterens were beaten in the Suffolk Veterens Cup by Capel Plough.
Continue reading “Sports Club Report November 2017”
St. Mary’s church, Walsham-le-Willows, has been ‘yarn bombed’ overnight in the run up to Remembrance Day, with over 5000 hand-crafted red poppies now to be seen cascading from the bell tower and over the walls .
There are also 40 poppies on display inside the church commemorating the 40 men from Walsham who died in the First and Second World Wars and whose names are listed on the War Memorial in the churchyard.
Jan Hall, who led the project with the village British Legion representative Fiona Glover, has been overwhelmed by the response to their appeal to local, talented crafters to make the profusion of poppies that have been knitted and crocheted by more than 75 individuals to mark Armistice Day and raise funds for the British Legion Poppy Appeal. Continue reading “St. Mary’s church ‘yarn bombed’”
Remembrance Day approaches and talented crafters of Walsham-le-Willows and its surrounding villages are preparing to commemorate the day with a profusion of beautiful handcrafted poppies set to adorn St Mary’s Church. Continue reading “A Celebration of Letters”
Work in the hall is progressing very well and is currently running slightly ahead of schedule. Insulation layers are being installed to each internal wall which will be about six inches thicker once the work is completed.
An initial stage payment representing 30% of the total project cost has now been made. The three new windows have been ordered via the Parish Council and will be installed during the week commencing 6th November. If work continues at this rate the hall may even be available again before Christmas!
Come and meet Ian ‘Red Sox’ Toulson at Waterstones, Bury St.Edmunds on Saturday 28th October between 10 am and 1 pm.
See the pictures of his latest ride, have a chat, and maybe, even buy a copy of his latest illustrated diary, ‘An Organised Cycle Ride (With The Kindness of Strangers)’.
Proceeds go to the Walsham-le-Willows St. Mary’s Fabric and Organ Fund.
Meditation sessions this week will be at 7pm on Wednesday 18th October and at 2pm on Sunday 22nd October.
Sessions can last up to 90 minutes by arrangement with those in attendance. If this is too long for some it can be arranged at the beginning of the session for those participants to leave earlier.
In future dates and times will be posted in the events diary and these will on the same days and times each week unless otherwise advised. So always check the diary before attending if you have not been to the last meeting. Some dates and times may change due to Ian’s commitments and as the group settles into a regular pattern.
If you would like to join those already attending please contact Ian on 07810 822 786 or by email | firstname.lastname@example.org
Walsham Wild Wood have the annual Autumn Planting and Maintenance Morning on Saturday 11th November.
Organisers will be on site from 10.00 – 12.30. Please come along if you would like to help.
If anyone is interested in Sponsoring a Tree, please contact Richard Belson on 258868 for details. You can plant your tree yourself or it can be planted for you.
Enjoy the poppy memorial at the church and join us as well if you can.
Note: If it is pouring with rain, the event will be postponed.
Support your local football club with the kick off of the Non-League Weekend at Walsham-le-Willows Football Club on Friday 6th October at 7.45pm.
Come and enjoy the home game vs Gorleston with a pie and a pint for a fiver and free chips thrown in!
Entrance fee will be ‘pay what you like’
The published Minutes going back to the 2016 AGM and the latest Agenda are now uploaded to the Community Council page.
Budget Reconciliation Reports may follow.
The Parish Council page now includes the latest agenda and the Minutes of each Parish Council meeting as they are published.
Records of the Minutes going back to 2014 have been uploaded as have the Budget Reconciliation reports that are presented to Councillors at each meeting. At the moment these go back to the beginning of the 2017/18 financial year.
All the documents are presented chronologically and in a searchable table.
Web site capacity has been upgraded which will allow room for expansion with more content. Other changes to content have been made including the amalgamating of the history page into one page as the sections by date were a bit clunky. 28 History Reviews have been added into a searchable table, the rest are to follow now that all the images on the History and Walks pages have been de-linked from the old site – it has taken a while as it is a very laborious process. If you find any images that do not load please report them for correction.
New pages have been added for the Adventure Playground, Toad Watch, the Allotments and Leisure Gardens Association, Drama Group and Thomas-Dawson Stage School. Many of these will be updated further as content is agreed with the group organisers.
The page for ‘Churches’ has been split into two so that there is a separate page for St. Mary’s and the Congregational Church.
The downloadable pdf’s for the Walsham Walks have now all been added and have the Walsham-le-Willows logo. This is an example for the Hartshall Lane Walk.
Going forward it is hoped that information will be supplied so that the Sports Club Report can be added to the web site each month.