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Distributed by hand to 1,660 homes in Banham, New Buckenham, Old Buckenham, Eccles, Wilby and Quidenham

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Regular features include News from Breckland District & Norfolk County Councils,
Garden Jottings from Ken, Mobile Library Service, Local Transport, Notice Board

April 2020Download pdf here

Please note this will be the last Newsletter until Coronavirus is over
COVID 19 local community initiatives. Home deliveries

March 2020 Download pdf here
Illustrated editorial by David Ord Kerr, Banham Open Gardens, Mothering Sunday, Hyperfast Broadband

February 2020 Download pdf here
WI, Christmas Choir success, Valentines Day quotes

Dec 2019 / Jan 2020 Download pdf here
Christmas services and events, Help for those sleeping rough

November 2019 Download pdf here
Banham Zoo, Repair Shop Cafe,

October 2019 Download pdf here
Old Buckenham Alms Houses, Norfolk Wildlife Trust in New Buckenham, public transport update

September 2019 Download pdf here
Community choir, dog show, Diss Young Farmers, Hazardous waste days

August 2019 Download pdf here
OB High School 80th year, Biz Bods, flu clinics, fibre broadband

July 2019 Download pdf here
OB Methodist Church, new weather radar

June 2019 Download pdf here
Pilates, Old newsletter excerpts

May 2019 Download pdf here
Attleborough transport project, OB Almshouses

April 2019 Download pdf here
Pilates returning to Banham, 2019 Bucks Photoshow

March 2019 Download pdf here
Attleborough Health Walks, Norfolk CC budget, Become a custody visitor

February 2019 Download pdf here
OB High School 80th birthday, Defibrillators, Banham Parish Council

Dec 2018/Jan 2019 Download pdf here
£11m Boost for broadband, Attleborough health walks, Biz Buz

November 2018 Download pdf here
Armistace 100, Bonfire consideration

October 2018 Download pdf here
Free school transport?

September 2018 Download pdf here
Chapel Green School, Household Hazardous waste days, Healthwatch Norfolk

August 2018 Download pdf here
New Buckenham Archive, Lucy’s Shop Banham, handy telephone numbers, flu clinics

July 2018 Download pdf here
The DNA Detectives book launch, Attleborough Health Walks, Banham fences

June 2018 Download pdf here
Old Photos, Mobile phone map

May 2018 Download pdf here
Norfolk mobile phone coverage, Campaign to Protect Rural England

April 2018 Download pdf here
Lip Reading classes, International Women’s Day, Old Buckenham Green Survey report

March 2018 Download pdf here
Norfolk County Council budget, unwanted clothes, changes to recycling centres, OB Almshouses

February 2018 Download pdf here
Grants given in 2017, Rural Crime, New Buckenham Art Exhibition

Dec 2017/Jan 2018 Download pdf here
St Martins Homeless Charity OB Church Rooms, Respite care, Rural crime from Norfolk Police contact numbers

November 2017 Download pdf here
Raise the Roof – All Saints Old Buckenham, Lip reading classes, Rural Crime from Norfolk Police

October 2017 Download pdf here
Organist help, Old Buckenham United Eleemosynary Charities

September 2017 Download pdf here
Loneliness, Old Buckenham WI, Breckland Local Plan

August 2017 Download pdf here
Cubs and scouts update, Little Sports Banham, Open churches, Look-out for special constables

July 2017 Download pdf here
Old Buckenahm play area boost, Derelict house in Banham

June 2017 Download pdf here
St Mary’s Banham repairs nearing completion, OB All Saints Church raise the roof,

May 2017 Download pdf here
Recreation area for Banham? Derelict house in Crown Street update

April 2017 Download pdf here
New Buck Art Exhibition, Banham Recreation Area?

March 2017 Download pdf here
NB Play Area awarded grant, Textile collections

February 2017 Download pdf here
100th Bomb Group Mem Museum, Call for photographers

Dec 2016/Jan 2017 Download pdf here
Christmas Services listing, Road Markings

November 2016 Download pdf here
The American Chapel, Banham footpaths,

October 2016 Download pdf here
Backing the 11+?, Your views count

September 2016 Download pdf here
Good news for Banham, Old Buckenham Cycling Festival, Empty properties in Banham, Jane Austen Group

August 2016 Download pdf here
Derelict house in Banham, Jane Austin Society, Police crime survey

July 2016 Download pdf here
Banham Parish Council neighbourhood plan, Derelict house in Banham

June 2016 Download pdf here
Jane Austen Society, Battle of the Somme anniversary, Derelict house in Banham

April 2016 Download pdf here
Easter services. OB Mill opening times, Derelict house in Banham

March 2016 Download pdf here
Volunteer drivers needed, Movies at St Mary’s, New Buckenham Art Exhibition

February 2016 Download pdf here
NHS Health Checks, Youth Parliament Elections, Banham Speeding