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Visit Hellesdon History Live! on Saturday, July 14

Medieval firepower, a costumed re-enactment group, crafts and many other historical activities and displays will be on show in Hellesdon Community Centre tomorrow, Saturday July 14, from noon to 4pm., The Hellesdon History Live!  event, organised by Hellesdon Community History, is celebrating the 600th anniversary of the first Paston letter.

The Pastons were Norfolk’s most influential family at one time and their correspondence through the Wars of the Roses years has helped historians understand the period. The Pastons’ manor house in Hellesdon was besieged by the Duke of Suffolk in 1465.

Other attractions at the event include Hellesdon Community Choir, Hellesdon High PTA , UEA, and board games with Hellesdon Youth Club. Refreshments will be available.

 

 

 

 

 

Arson attack at Hellesdon Community Centre

Police are appealing for information following an arson attack at the public toilets at Hellesdon Community Centre on Wood View Road.
On Friday August 4 between 7am and 3.40pm a toilet roll was set alight and the holder melted to the wall.
Because of a similar incident the week before both sets of toilets at the centre have had to be closed for repairs.
Anyone with information is asked to please call PC Sue Weatherburn at Taverham Police Station on 101. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.