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The  Carbrooke History and Heritage Group was formed in March 2012, as a result of the production of 'The Wayland Partnership Group Heritage books', which showed  that a large number of people were interested in the heritage of Carbrooke and were keen to follow up on research produced for the book, as well as looking into other aspects of our heritage.

PRINCIPLES AND ACTIVITY OF THE GROUP

The Group has been established by and for the local community and will enable people to record their memories and experiences and demonstrate their pride in the local area. It will provide an opportunity for those involved to feel that they are valuable members of the community. The Group wants this activity to add to the quality of life and be enjoyable and worthwhile, linking the generations and using computer technology to record the past for future generations.

AIMS

As a community archive project, all gathered information will be made available to those interested and it is hoped eventually to have it permanently available in the public domain and other community access venues, and on the internet. We aim to further expand the archive, enabling use by local schools and community groups for educational and reminiscence work.

Constitution

The first meeting of the Carbrooke Heritage Group was held in Carbrooke School on 1st March 2012, with 10 people present. We discussed lots of exciting ideas for community projects we can work on.

Your can find out more about the History of Carbrooke on our website  and Facebook Page

Latest Heritage Group News

Carbrooke poppies

By News Editor | November 19, 2018

At about this time last year, we began considering ways in which we could commemorate the Centenary of the ending of The Great War. In early summer, a suggestion was made, that we might knit or crochet poppies, – one for each of the 27 men on Carbrooke War Memorial. This was being planned in…

Carbrooke remembers

By News Editor | November 19, 2018

At 11am on Sunday 11th November, ‘Carbrooke Remembered’, along with the many others around the world. The Lay Led Church Service began at 10.30, with the Act of Remembrance and laying of wreaths by the War Memorial, led by David Riley, with other members of the congregation taking part with prayers, readings, stories of relatives and…

Carbrooke remembers

By News Editor | October 1, 2018

COMMUNITY ACT OF REMEMBRANCE,   In a thought provoking display, members of our community have been KNITTING & CROCHETING POPPIES, to be used to decorate the outside of our church tower. (If anyone would like be involved, please contact us; carbrookeheritage@gmail.com / 01953 885353) as we pay our tribute to those who have fought and died on…

About the Heritage Group

The Group has been established by and for the local community and will enable people to record their memories and experiences and demonstrate their pride in the local area. It will provide an opportunity for those involved to feel that they are valuable members of the community. The Group wants this activity to add to the quality of life and be enjoyable and worthwhile, linking the generations and using computer technology to record the past for future generations.

 

Get in touch

Angela Weatherill

07916 427958

history@carbrookehistory.co.uk