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The Following stories were featured on the site in April 2009

 

RiNG of Support - A support group for sufferers of Rheumatoid Arthritis has just celebrated its first birthday with a party and social event in Hethersett Village Hall. To read about The RiNG (Rheumatoid Arthritis in Norfolk Group click here.

 

Old Hall School Open Day and Summer Picnic - Hethersett Old Hall School will be holding an open evening on Wednesday, 6th May from 6 until 8 p.m. Prospective parents and pupils will be given the chance to look round the school and tour the grounds and facilities. There will also be an opportunity to meet staff and pupils. Appointments can be made on 01603 810390. The school will be holding its fifth annual picnic concert on Friday 3rd July from 7 until 11 p.m. Live music will be provided by the Jonathan Wyatt Big Band and the Emma Hall Band. Those attending can either take their own picnic or buy food and drink from the licensed bar and barbecue. Tickets are 12.50 or 6 for students and children with under-5s free/ Tickets can be reserved on 01603 812263 or 01603 810390 or by e-mailing here.

 

Scout Parade - Scouts from throughout South Norfolk gathered in Hethersett on Sunday April 26th to celebrate St George's Day. Hundreds of scouts assembled at Hethersett Old Hall School before marching through parts of the village to Hethersett High School for an afternoon of activities.

 

Triple Final Joy for Footballers - Hethersett Athletic Football Club faces a hectic end to the season with three cup finals coming up. The club's Saturday side has already won the Crown Fire South and Central Norfolk League Division Four title by at least 14 points. Now they are turning their attention to the final of the Fen Regis Invitation Cup at Aldiss Park, Dereham, on Wednesday 29th April (7.30 p.m kick off) and the final of the Ben Smith Memorial Trophy on Bank Holiday Monday, 4th May at the same venue at 10.30 a.m. The club's women's team will be playing in the Eastern Region Women's League Cup Final at Soham FC on Sunday, May 10th (3 p.m kick off). For all the club news visit the official web site by clicking here.

 

Aspiring Artists - Hethersett Aspiring Artists Group held its sixth annual exhibition in the Village Hall. To read about this click here.

 

Murder at the WI - Tickets are on sale for the next production by Hethersett Players drama group - a murder mystery evening which will run on three nights from June 25th to 27th. A seemingly ordinary evening at the WI will take a nasty turn in Claire Johes' play "More Deadly Than". The audience will be asked to work out the identity of the murderer through clues delivered during the performance. Tables for up to eight people can be booked on 01603 810593 or via e-mail by clicking here Tickets are 10 which includes a fish and chip supper.

 

Historic Weekend for Cricketers - It will be an historic weekend for Hethersett and Tas Valley Cricket Club when they make their debut in two of the county's premier tournaments. On Saturday (May 2nd) they take on Horsford Seconds in their first ever match in the Norfolk Alliance. They gained promotion to the leagues third division after winning Division One of the Norfolk League last season. The following day they make their debut in the prestigious Bob Carter Knock-out Cup with a home tie against Bradfield. Saturday's game starts at the club's Flordon headquarters at 1.30 p.m and the Carter Cup 60 overs a side game begins on Sunday at 10 a.m. For results and coming fixtures for the club visit their official web site by clicking here.

 

Surprise Party for Duncan - There was a surprise for veteran writer and producer Duncan Pigg when over 120 people turned up for a special thank you surprise party to mark his 40 year association with Hethersett Pantomime Group. To read about this and the group's latest donation to charity click here.

 

Tracing Family History - A free introductory talk for beginners wanting to trace their family tree is being given at Hethersett Library from 2-3 p.m on Tuesday 12th May by staff from the Norfolk Record Office. Booking on 01603 810188 is essential.

 

Web Site for Hawks - Hethersett Hawks Cycle Speedway Club has launched its own web site and this can be viewed by clicking here. The site includes stats, results and the latest club news.