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BEAVERS LOG

As we go to press, the details for our exciting itinerary for the Autumn term at Beavers are being finalised, so our plans are subject to change.  Needless to say we've got a varied program, jam packed with fun filled activities and events.

We start back on Tuesday 12th with a "Welcome Back" night at the Scout hut.   Grey Beaver and the team hope everyone will be returning fully rested and eager to participate.  We're pleased to be welcoming some new Beavers to the group and hope they enjoy the activities scheduled for the coming weeks.

For our outdoor activities we're planning a night hike and a golf night over the coming month.  Indoors we're intending to use the Bonfire Night theme for an evening of art & crafts.  Obviously our outdoor meetings are subject to a quick revision if the weather dictates it!

One benefit of belonging to an organised group such as Beavers means you get to go places that are sometimes "off limits" to the public - plans are afoot for a visit to the Fire Station and to the Police Station.  Watch this space!!

Anyone who would like to join Sheringham Beavers should contact Jayne Burghall on 825644 for membership information. Beavers is for boys and girls aged 6 to 8 - younger children can join the waiting list, older ones are eligible for Cubs or Scouts. Jayne also handles membership enquiries for all sections of Sheringham and Beeston Regis Sea Scout Group.

 

The Royal British LegionSunday 1st October 14.15hrs Rededication Parade, Group 4
All members of the RBL are invited to join us on the Parade through town to St Peter's Church for our redidication Service.  We meet at the Tyneside Club at 14.00hrs ready to march off at 14.15hrs.  Church Service to begin at 14.30hrs. 
This is a short parade and we look forward to you all joining us.

 


PETITION TO RETAIN POST OFFICE CARD ACCOUNT 

Norman Lamb, Liberal Democrat MP for North Norfolk, has delivered a petition of over 6,000 signatures of North Norfolk people supporting the Post Office Card Account (POCA) to the Department of Work and Pensions.   Government Ministers announced in July that they will continue with their plans to abolish the POCA despite public opposition.   Commenting, Norman Lamb MP said, "Thousands of people in North Norfolk are calling for Post Office Card Accounts to be retained.  As the strength of public opposition builds, I hope Government Ministers will reflect on their decision.  When the POCA was launched, the Government failed to explain that it was only intended as a temporary measure.  Now we discover that the contract setting up the POCA made it clear that this was the case and that people would be encouraged to move on to open bank accounts.  People were misled.  Furthermore, the loss of the POCA will mean a devastating loss of income for sub post offices and will eventually result in many more closing.  Instead I want to see the post office network safeguarded.  That is why I proposed a 2 billion investment fund for the post office network - a proposal accepted by the Liberal Democrat conference in March."

Four million people nationwide use Post Office Card Accounts.  The Government contract for POCA ends on 31 March 2010.

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Norman Lamb continues to collect petition signachures calling for the POCA to be retained.

To add your name, please write to Mr Lamb at 15 Market Place, North Walsham, Norfolk NR28 9BP. 

Norman Lamb MP with 6,000 petition signatures before they were delivered to the Department for Work and Pensions.


 

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KIDZ CORNER

Okay, all you children aged 1 - 12 years, this column is for you. 
Enter the competition(s) and you may win a prize.

Who invented the first aeroplane that didn't fly?

 

 

Teen+ Scene

YOUR Column YOUR interests ALL AGES

My age today is three times what it will be three years from
now minus three times what my age was three years ago. How old
am I?


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COMPETITION WINNERS ISSUE 66
Spelling Mistakes - Winner
- John Fernee
Page 2 plaice - place
Page 3 occation - occasion
Page 4 deservidly - deservedly
Page 6 peddigree - pedigree
Page 7 power - powder
Page 8 seet - seat
Page 9 greatful - grateful
Page 11 hollyday - holiday
Page 12 pleesing - pleasing
Page 13 detecter - detector

Beaky -  No winner
Pages: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 10, 11, 12 & 13

Kidz Quiz - Winner - Rosie Cheek
Answer -  Sleep.

Teen Scene - No winner
Answer - Mrs. Smith was carrying seven parcels and Mr. Smith was
carrying five.
It would help us if you would come to the office to claim your prize - that way you get to choose what you would like!  If you can't get here, please let us know on 01263 826005 the best time for us to call and drop it off.

  
Friends of EA Air Ambulance Lottery Winners
18 Aug - Sheila Betts       25 Aug - Beryl Watts
1 Sept - Jean Clark      8 Sept - Mr M Crisp

INEKE'S SURGERY

Pop in and see her for a coffee and a chat.  11.30 - 2 Mondays only
Don't forget, if you want to let us have some information or enter our competitions, Julie has kindly allowed us to have a box, permanently in the coffee shop, please drop them in to:
Julies Coffee & Snack Bar, The Courtyard

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