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Community Information - Organisations and Societies

The community information section is divided into three areas - Amenities (including facilities), Businesses and Groups and Organisations. On this page are details of the many groups and organisations in the village.

To access the other community information sections simply click on the links below.

Hethersett Businesses

Hethersett Groups and Organisations

Hethersett Amenities

 

If you have any changes to these pages please e-mail them by clicking here. We can only keep these pages up to date if we are provided with information.

 

Art Groups

 

Art and Craft Group - Meets Wednesdays during term times from 10 a.m to noon at the Methodist Schoolroom. Contact Tina Greenhalgh: 50 New Road: Tel 01603 810364.

 

Hethersett Aspiring Artists - Meet on Thursdays at 2 p.m in Hethersett Village Hall. Members use a variety of mediums with the aim of supporting and encouraging each other in a relaxed and sociable atmosphere. There is a small library of books and videos for members' use and the group holds an annual exhibition in the village hall.

 

Hethersett Card Making Club - Usually meets second Sunday of each month (visit our What's On Section to check dates), Hethersett Village Hall 9.30 to 12.30. Further details from Sharon on 01603 507102

 

Painting for Pleasure Group meets in Hethersett Village Hall on Wednesdays from 10 a.m until noon.

 

Charities

 

Hethersett and District Aid in Sickness Fund

Hethersett and District Aid in Sickness Fund (formerly Hethersett Nursing Association) gives financial assistance to those living in Hethersett, Ketteringham and Little Melton. Grants help those who are sick, infirm or convalescing and also help with the supply of medical or nursing equipments. Grants can be used for adapting cars, wheelchair or other mobility items, support during a sudden medical crisis, nebulisers and other equipment and pre-payment certificates for prescriptions. The charity is run by a number of trustees. These can be contacted on the following numbers: Liz - 811057, Alan 813077, Barbara 810502, Liz 811413, Margaret 810891 and Mary 811330.

 

Caroline Lindley Educational Foundation

The Caroline Lindley Educational Foundation gives support to young people in Hethersett and will consider assisting with the cost of any educational activity, need or necessary supplies. Applicants have to be within the 18 to 25 age range. The contact is clerk to the trustees Geoff Brownsey on 811624 or via e-mail at geoff.brownsey@tiscali.co.uk

 

Groups for Young People

 

Brownies, Guides, Beavers and Scouts meet in the Scout and Guide Hut in Queen's Road.

 

Rainbow Guides (5-7 years) meet on Wednesday Evenings - Contact Kerry Awberry by clicking here.

Brownies  meet on Tuesday evenings - Contact Angela Butcher on 07766 047785 or via e-mail by clicking here. 

Brownies meet on Thursday evenings - Contact Sharon Watts by clicking here.

Guides meet Thursday evenings 7.15-8.45 p.m. Contact Jill Pullin 811558

First Hethersett Beavers meet Mondays 5.45 to 7.15 p.m - Contact Jamie Warren on 01603 811001 or by e-mail by clicking here.  Registration forms are also available by clicking here.

Cromwell Cub Scouts meet on Fridays from 7-8.30 p.m -  Contact Chris Avery Cub Leader by clicking here.

Scouts meet on Mondays from 7-9 p.m - Scout Group Leader - Chris Avery by clicking here. 

 

The group has its own web site. This can be viewed by clicking here. For more information on Guiding click here.

 

Hethersett Jubilee Youth Club

Hethersett Jubilee Youth Club is in Back Lane virtually opposite the Village Hall. Meets on Wednesday evenings from 5.45 to 7.30 p.m for School Years 5 and 6 and from 7.30 to 9.15 p.m for Years 7 to 9. There is also an out of school club on Monday, Tuesdays and Fridays from 3.30 to 5.30 p.m. For more information contact Gillian Saunders on 01953 607566. The hall can be booked for events. To do this contact Wendy on 07825 789765.

 

Miscellaneous Groups in Alphabetical Order

 

Bridge Club - Club meets every Thursday evening from 7 p.m until 9.30 p.m in Hethersett Social Club to play social rubber bridge. A friendly club it welcomes all levels of experience including beginners. 

 

Hethersett Singers - Choir meets Wednesdays at 8 p.m at Hethersett Academy

Telephone: Margaret Hobday on 810449 or by e-mail by clicking here.

 

Cringleford and Hethersett Flower Club - Meets monthly on the fourth Monday of the month at 7.30 p.m in Hethersett Village Hall. Full details of the club and contacts are available by clicking here  For information on past and coming events please click here . The club's programme for 2014-2015 is available by clicking here and the club's latest reports and photographs can be viewed by clicking here.

Friendly Club - Meets Tuesdays at the Church Hall in Henstead Road. Membership is via recommendation from doctor.

Telephone Mrs Ruth Denmark 30 Grove Road NR9 3JP on 811523.

 

Happy Circle for tea, chat and social activities - Meets Tuesdays 2-4 at Marion Roberts Court Recreation Room

 

Hethersett Bellringers - The Hethersett Company of Ringers has its own web site which can be accessed by clicking here.

 

Hethersett Environmental Action Group (HEAT)

Telephone Dr Anne Edwards on 812309. Click here for details of the group

 

Hethersett and District Horticultural Society meets the third Wednesday in the Methodist Schoolroom. Officers:

President: Shirley Keeley 811596

Chairman: Chris Morriss 810060

Vice-Chair: Margaret Ford 811393

Secretary and Press Secretary: Leslie Dale: 46 New Road, NR9 3HH. Tel 810952

Treasurer: Douglas Bunn 812035

Show Secretary: Ted Hallett 811455

Assistant Show Secretary: Margaret Siddell 810098

Programme Secretary: Marilyn Savory 811271

 

Hethersett Jigsaw Rental Club 

 

Open at 37 New Road, Hethersett, on Tuesday and Fridays between 10 a.m and 2 p.m. Puzzles to rent. For further information contact David Smith on 01603 810245 or mobile 0781 7940861.

 

Hethersett and District Lions Club

 

Hethersett and District Lions Club meets on the second Monday of the month at Mulbarton Village Hall and on the last Wednesday at Cheshire Homes, East Carleton. The club has its own web site which can be found by clicking here.

 

Hethersett Pantomime Group perform annually in January at the Village Hall, Back Lane.

Contact Duncan Pigg: 56 Ketts Oak, NR9 3DJ. Tel  810320

 

Hethersett Players Drama Group. For more information visit their web site by clicking here or contact Sarah Wright on 01603 620093.

 

Hethersett Society meets on the first Monday of the month in the Methodist Schoolroom at 7.30 p.m. There are guest speakers from September to July.

Contact Mrs Stevie Clarke on 811589.

 

Humbleyard Hoofers organise walks in various parts of Norfolk.

 

Jubilee Youth Club meets in the Jubilee hall in Back Lane. 

 

Mothers' Union - Christian Group supporting family life - Meets fourth Monday of month at 7.45 p.m in the Church Hall, Henstead Road.

Telephone Mrs M Morrad 810891

 

Pensioners' Association - Meets in the Methodist Church Hall at 2.30 p.m on the second Monday of the month (apart from August). Open to anybody over the age of 55..

Chair: Richard Headicar on 01603 814343.

 

Probus Club of Hethersett, Wymondham and District -  Club membership open to retired or semi-retired professional and business men resident in Hethersett, Wymondham and the surrounding district. Meets at Hethersett Jubilee Youth Club in Back Lane, Hethersett on the first and third Wednesdays of each month starting at 10.30 a.m and finishing at noon. For more details telephone Ron Richardson on 01603 810263

 

Respect Yourself - Group that sends text messages to young people. To read more visit their web site by clicking here.

 

Slimming World - Hethersett Slimming World Group meets on Tuesday evenings at 7.30 p.m in the Methodist Church Halll. For full information contact  07795 254849.

 

Women's Institute - Meets 3rd Monday in Methodist Hall

Telephone: Mary Jaffrey on 01603 880316. For a programme of speakers in 2014 click here

 

Women's Meeting - Meets alternate Thursdays at 2.45 in the Baptist Church, Henstead Road.

Telephone: Penny Johnson. 01603 300890

 

Workers' Educational Association (WEA Hethersett Branch) - Organises 10 week courses on a variety of subjects throughout the year. Usually holds courses from September to December and January to April. More details available from secretary Richard Aldridge at 51 Central Crescent, Hethersett, NR9 3EP. Telephone 01603 811303 or e-mail by clicking here.

 

SPORTS CLUBS:

 

Hethersett and the Meltons Sports Association: Meets four times a year top discuss sporting success, facilities and bring together fitness, sports, leisure and environmental groups. More information is available from chairman Peter Steward on 01603 811052,

 

Badminton: Meets Thursday evenings at Hethersett High School 7.30-9.30. Contact Peter Hoult on 811337.

 

Bowls: 

Hethersett Memorial Playing Field Bowls Club plays at 2.30 p.m on Wednesdays and Saturdays from May to September. Contact Mr R. Butcher on 813096.

 

Hethersett Social Club Bowls Club - Contact Ian Forkes on 811195.

 

Hethersett Short Mat Bowls Club meets Tuesdays at 2.30 and Fridays at 7.30 p.m. Contact Mr N. Bonner on 812467

 

Cricket: Hethersett and Tas Valley Cricket Club plays at Flordon throughout the summer from April onwards. Club secretary Richard Ellis can be contacted on 01508 470795 or via e-mail by clicking here.

 

Cycle Speedway: Hethersett Hawks ride on the Memorial Playing Field and the club meets Tuesdays at 6.30 p.m from April to October. Contact Mel Perkins on 811304.

 

Cycle Club: Recreational cycling for all ages. Contact Peter Hoult on 811337.

 

Football: Hethersett Athletic Football Club runs sides for both sexes for all ages from seven to adult. Matches are played on the Memorial Field, Hethersett Old Hall School, Little Melton School and Easton College from September to April. Chairman Wayne Johnson, Secretary Mel Perkins on 811304.

 

Karate: The East of England Karate-Do Shotokai Club practises in the Village Hall on Thursday evenings 8-10 p.m. Contact Neil Cooper on 810067

 

Kung- Fu - Hung Sing Martial Arts School Junior Kung Fu classes. Ages 5-13 meets at Hethersett Methodist Church Hall, Great Melton Road, Tuesdays 4.30 and 5.15 during term times.

 

Table Tennis: Meets at the Village Hall, Back Lane on Wednesdays - 4-5 p.m for 8-12s, 5.15-6.30 for 12-16s and 7.30-9.30 for seniors. Contact Karen Cole 811543.

 

Tai Chi - Classes in Hethersett Church Hall, Henstead Road: Tuesdays 10-11 a.m, Wednesdays 8.30-9.30 p.m

 Contact Neil Wilcott on 07939500349. Website - www.hungsing.co.uk

 

Netball - Netball for 14+ takes place at Hethersett old Hall School. Contact Clare Ellis on 811691.

 

Swimming: - Flippers Swimming Club for children of nursery and First School Age takes place at Hethersett Junior School on Wednesdays from 4.30-6 p.m and Thursdays 4-5.30 p.m. Contact Heather Parker on 811620.

Adult Education courses of family and adult classes take place at Hethersett Junior School and Old Hall School. Aquafit Monday and Friday mornings and Tuesday evenings.

Swans Swimming Club for children aged four and over meets at the Junior School on Wednesdays 6.30-8.30 p.m during term time and for adults on Thursdays 7.30-8.30 p.m during term times. Contact Rob Joy on 01362 851423.

 

GROUPS FOR BABIES AND TODDLERS

 

The Parent and Baby Clinic meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month from 2 p.m in the Methodist Hall. The group gives the opportunity to weigh babies and see a health visitor for advice and help. Contact Wymondham Health Visiting team on 01953 606201.

 

The Mother and Baby Group with the support of a health visitor meets on Fridays in term time between 10.15 and 11.45 a.m at the Church Hall in Henstead Road.

 

First Steps Play Group, for babies, toddlers and parents and carers.  Held in  Village Hall, Back Lane, on Mondays from 9.45 a.m until 11.15 a.m during school term time. Different activities each week from painting to singing and free play.  A chance for babies and toddlers to play and explore with lots of different activities and toys.  For parents and carers to meet up over a tea or coffee whilst their children enjoy a safe playing environment. Please see our Facebook page for up and coming news and events.  This is a very friendly group run by mums and dads.

 

Ducklings Pre School Playgroup is based at Woodside Infant and Nursery School.  The Playgroup runs on weekdays from 9.10am  - 12.10am for children aged from 30 months to five years.  An Activity Group for those children aged from 21 months to 30 months,  where parents and/or carers stay to play,  runs on Wednesday afternoons from 1.15pm to 2.30pm.

Please email ducklingadmissions@gmail.com for more information or to register your child.


Jo Jingles Pre School Music and Movement Classes - Thursdays at Hethersett Village Hall - Walking to two years at 9.30 a.m, two to five year olds at 10.30 a.m, three months to walking at 11.30 a.m.

 

Hethersett Methodist Church
Hethersett Junior School
Hethersett Pantomime group
Hethersett Athletic Football Club

Hethersett Pensioners' Association