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Six lads from Sheringham High School organised and took part in a sponsored walk for charity on 30 August, as part of their GCSE coursework, and managed to raise in excess of 250 for BREAK Charity.

Nicky Sadler, Harry Heathfield, James Hagon, Alex Silcock, Ben Little and Callum Barnes who all live in Sheringham and surrounding villages are just about to start year 11 at the High School and had to do something for their local community as part of their Citizenship short course GCSE.  They chose to walk the five and a half miles from Cromer to Sheringham taking the Peddars Way route, beginning and ending at the BREAK Charity shops in the towns.  Not only did they need to plan the route, but also ensure that they had people acting as Marshalls at various intervals and of course, ensure they were well prepared, so they brought with them a first aid kit, a first aid book, a route map and plenty of provisions!

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Callum Barnes, one of the walkers said,  "Although it took us three and a quarter hours to complete, we really enjoyed ourselves.  We all go to Sheringham High School but we don't get to see each other much in the summer holidays as we live all over North Norfolk.  So when we did get together we had loads to catch up on and had a really good laugh.  We'll definitely do it again."

The GCSE requires that an event to benefit the local community is organised and run, which could include arranging a talk with a celebrity speaker or organising a fundraising event amongst other things.  Liz Holman, Community Fundraising Officer for BREAK is impressed with the boys' initiative.  "It's great the way they organised this by themselves and I'm really delighted that they chose BREAK as the charity they walked for."

If you would like to help BREAK by organising a fundraising event or volunteering your time, please contact Liz Holman on 01263 820710.

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Sunday 9th October at 7.30pm
The welcome return of:
Joy Smith - Harp
Andres Hernandez-Salazar - Tenor
Layil Barr - Viol and recorder
"A Musikal Banquet of Delicious Ayers"
Their programme will be mostly 17th century songs and dances, including works by:
Guilio Caccino
Claudio Monteverdi
Henry Purcell
Tickets 8.00 including refreshments
Reservations on 01263 833252


Live Poetry at Sheringham Library!
National Poetry Day
Come along to the Library and enjoy listening to the poetry of
Nick Bundock and Hilary Mellon
Thursday 5th October 2006
10.30am -2.30pm
and also
George Szirtes
Poet and Translator
Sheringham Library
National Poetry Day
Thursday 5th October 2006
Tickets 3 available from the Library.

Both events have been financed by the Cley Poetry Circle

Coffee Morning as part of

'The World's Biggest Coffee Morning'
in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support

Friday 29th September
33 Woodland Rise West,
Sunway Park,

10 - 12
Entry 50p

Coffee & Homemade biscuits, raffle, bring & buy stall


Hosted by Sheringham Evening W.I.

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