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The re-use charity Scrapbox is resuming operations after lockdown, and has appointed the Bishop of Norwich, Rt Rev’d Graham Usher as its new Patron.
Church bells are once again ringing out over the North Norfolk village of Upper Sheringham, following the completion of a two-year restoration project.
Three North Norfolk churches will benefit from a charity day to be held at the Mannington Estate on Saturday September 6.
Champing, the concept of camping overnight in historic churches is now available at St Michael the Archangel in Booton, and bookings are being taken on-line.
Cawston Parish Church is heavily involved in an open gardens weekend and scarecrow festival, designed to bring the village together again after a summer of cancelled events.
Norfolk writer Jane Walters, who writes a regular column for Network Norfolk, is running creative writing retreats at the Pleasaunce in Overstrand in December and next April, and bookings are now being taken.
A community larder has been set up in Mundesley by the local parish church for anyone to collect food that would otherwise go to waste. There is also a community fridge.
Rev Jack Branford, is leaving Aylsham Parish Church to take up a role as chaplain of Gresham’s School in Holt, led his final service at the church on Sunday August 2.
Plans for a major re-development of the Catholic National Shrine at Walsingham are to be reviewed after concerns were raised about its effect on the Grade I Listed Slipper Chapel and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on visitor numbers and finances.
Sheringham BeachLife has gone on-line for 2020, and a video presentation of the popular Beach Special has been released as part of Sheringham’s virtual Carnival this year.
The members of Worstead Baptist Church have been supporting their local community during the current pandemic, with the benefits reaching out across North Norfolk.
Local artist Tracey Ross will be holding an exhibition of her art in St Nicholas Church in Salthouse next month, and all are welcome to come and view.
Revd Sharon Willimott, Circuit Superintendent for North Norfolk Methodists, has moved to a new post in Norwich after serving the North Norfolk Circuit for the past nine years.
Lighthouse Community Church in Sheringham has been mobilising its fellowship to take bunches of flowers to their neighbours along with a cheery greeting and offers of support.
The Catholic churches in Cromer and Sheringham will be re-opening for Mass from Sunday July 4, although most other churches in the area will be continuing with their on-line and other “at home” acts of worship.
Rooted in God is the latest offering from the Motorcycling Reverend, Patrick Coghlan, which has just been released as an e-book.
Reed People, a Sheringham-based charity which works in an area of Uganda called Lumpewe to promote education, health, and community, has launched an urgent appeal for funds to feed that community during the coronavirus crisis.
The newly restored church bells and frame are waiting to return to All Saints, Upper Sheringham, but a final push is needed to raise the remaining funds needed to prepare the church tower for their return.
Rev Jack Branford, curate at Aylsham Parish Church, will be leaving to take up a role as chaplain of Gresham’s School in Holt, starting in September.
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