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  • Issue 67 May 2011

    Your Local Independent Community Magazine

    Circulation 10,800 copies

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  • The views expressed by contributors are not necessarily those of the publisher

    Whilst every care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of information contained within this magazine, the publishers take noresponsibility for the accuracy of statements made by its contributors, in any advertisements or for any loss arising from non-publication of any advertisement. Reproduction of any part of this publication without permission of the publishers is strictlyforbidden. The views expressed by contributors are not necessarily those of the publisher

    Publisher: About Thetford Limited131 Nunnery Drive, Thetford, Norfolk IP24 3EP

    Tel: 01842 761549 email: aboutthetford@googlemail.com

    Dear Readers,

    I hope you all had a lovely Easter; wemanaged a few days away for the first timein several years, so our thanks go toeveryone who made this possible.

    Sending your copy in by the 15th lastmonth certainly made a big difference, timewise, in respect of meeting our printingslot!

    Although I think you may have created aprecedent as now I am going to be cheekyand ask for all copy for the June Issue toarrive by the deadline, the 15th May.

    Many thanks Marje.

    3Please mention the About Thetford Community Magazine when responding to advertisements

    If you would like to advertise yourbusiness please contact

    aboutthetford@googlemail.com or call Marje on

    01842 761549 07754 034 015DEADLINE for June Issue 15th May

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    The Carers PlaceDo you look after someone? Then you are a carer - Come and join us.

    Coee and cake Head or hand massage Air your views Talks and demonstrations A place to relax Chat with other carers

    Free drop in group for carers at the Guildhall Thetfordevery 4th Fri starting 27th May 10am till 12

    For more details call Ruth on 07905 738 129

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  • ALL AGE WORSHIPThetford Methodist Church, Tanner Street

    THE FAMILY FRIENDLY CHURCHSunday 22nd May at 10.30am

    LED BY THEWORSHIP LEADERSWorship Band - Puppets - Toys Mat

    Everyone WelcomeLively Worship for all the Family - Coffee

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    400th AnniversaryWe are celebrating 400 years of the

    KING JAMES BIBLE Authorized Version

    at BARNHAM CHURCHon Sunday MAY 8th at 6PM

    BRIAN ROBINSON will read ST MARK'S GOSPEL

    There will be an interval after Chapter 8 when light refreshments will be served

    Please call Sarah Rush on 01842 890095 to book

    No charge but donations for Barnham Church would be appreciated

    The Music and Comedy evening held at the Church of theNazarene on March the 12th with the Bury St Edmundsband and comediene Keith Loads was a great success andenjoyed by all. We would like to say a very big thank youto everyone who came and supported this event, and as aresult, after costs of the event were taken out, we wereable to donate a cheque for the sum of 500 to The EastAnglian Air Ambulance.

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    LIME PHARMACYOpens at Grove Surgery Monday 9th May

    Opening Hours Monday-Saturday 8am-11pm, Sunday 10am-8pm

    (no lunchtime closures)

    Our friendly team of experienced sta can dispenseprescriptions from any surgery

    Pharmacist available at all times for consultationRange of medicines and healthcare products to purchase

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  • Sales GaloreThe Thetford Friends of St. Nicholas Hospice Care are

    holding Sales Galore.Table Top Sales Saturday (Market Day)St Cuthberts Court Yard 8am to 12noon

    14th May,11th June,16th July, 13th AugustCar Boot Sales( Sundays)

    Towns Rugby Club 6am to 12noon29th May, 26th June, 31st July21st August

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    Thetford Air CadetsThetford Air Cadets are hosting for the second yearThetford Youth Day on 29th May at Kilverstone, nextto Thetford Garden Centre 8am - 6pm.

    The day starts off with a carboot at 8am leading into abig family fun day from 10am. We have Static Displays,Arena Events,

    Craft Stalls, a Dog Show, Ferret Racing, Catering Standsincluding The Mobile Stonebaked Pizza Kitchen, Beer Tent,Fun Rides, a Mini Zoo and Zorbing plus so much more.All local youth groups are invited to take part in this event.Either as fund raising stalls or arena participation.Contact Michaela - 01842 755197

    May isNationalWalkingMonth

    Walk your way to a healthier, happier lifestyle thisNational Walking Month. Grab your families, friends,neighbours or grandparents, leave your car at homeand walk your way to school, work, the forest orpark. Walking is the cheapest, simplest and one of themost effective forms of exercise that a person can do.Walking for just half an hour each morning can transform

    your fitness levels, reducestress and anxiety, and vastlyimprove your concentrationlevels for the day ahead. It'seasy, it's affordable and itworks!

    You can find local walks by checkingout www.walk4life.info. One local walk is the GoshawkTrail which was enjoyed by 22 members of the Walkingfor Health group and some faithful friends (dogs) to MayDay Farm. With the beautiful weather shining upon them,one of the highlights was the walkers seeing an adderbasking in the sun.

    Want more information contact Malcolm Bellingham,Walk Co-ordinator on 01842 757351 ormalcolm.bellingham@yahoo.com

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