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Carbrooke History

Book launch great success!

“A Village School at War” a book published by the Heritage Group, thanks to funding from the Parish Council, was launched in the Village Hall on Friday 8th of November.  The event was celebrated with a Village Tea Party that saw pupils and teachers from across the years come together. The book is based on…

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Book launch and tea party

Throughout the years school headteachers have had to keep a school diary, and Carbrooke school is no exception. During the second world war, the Headmistress, Miss Mary Norton, kept a fascinating record of daily life and events in Carbrooke, during the years of the war through her entries in the school log: a much admired…

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Carbrooke Fete – 29th June

Village Fete, raising funds for our village organisations. All the usual stalls including Bouncy Castles, Childrens games, New Buckenham Silver Band, Ferret Racing, Classic Cars, Watton Radio Model Club, Craft Stalls available. Bar, BBQ, Refreshments., Grand Raffle. To book a stall or for more information contact 01953 889956/ Email: carbrookeheritage@gmail.com

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The Boy Tom’s ramblings for May

Well how are yu all a’gettin on t’gether? Well thas nearly another month gone since I last hed a would a’long w’yu. I’ll ha’a tell yu I han’t bin in to good a’fettle since then.   I ha’a hev a couple nights in hospital just a’for Easter.  I aren’t a coin t’say to much about…

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Carbrooke Church news for March

We were sorry to hear that Rev’d Jane, had her operation cancelled in January, but we understand she has another date in March, we send our love and best wishes that she will make a speedy recovery, and will feel much better after it. We are pleased that our other members of congregation who have…

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Carbrooke Heritage news

Our next Heritage meeting will be held in the Village Hall on Monday 25th March 7pm, everyone is welcome to attend we discuss our ongoing activities and historically related subjects, if anyone has any suggestions please get in touch. We have a number of ongoing projects as well as new ones in the pipeline. We…

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Carbrooke poppies

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…

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Carbrooke remembers

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…

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Carbrooke remembers

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…

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