Postwick Newsletter July 2015

 

Postwick Hub Work

Are you enjoying our scenic route to Postwick coming eastward from the A47 and Norwich? Sadly, this temporary diversion has become inevitable due to serious safety issues (and an accident) caused by the tailback of traffic from the sliproad onto to the A47 at busy times. The diversion is expected to be in place for approx 21 days (i.e. possibly ending 3 – 6 July.

Postwick Coffee Shop

Postwick Coffee Shop is on Tuesday mornings at the Village Hall between 10.30 and 12.00 noon. All welcome.

Please note that the coffee shop will be closed on Tuesday 14th July due to the hall being booked out all day.

Mobile Library

The mobile library stops at the village hall on alternate Tuesdays throughout the year, from 11.05 to 12.00 noon.

Please support the Library Bus, and you can always call in at the hall for coffee & cake and a chat (as above).  Forthcoming dates:  30/6; 14/7; 28/7; 11/8; 25/8.

Recent Events

Table Top Sale
Many thanks to all those who braved the dreadful weather for this event on 13th June.  A total of £181.70 was raised.

Sorry this newsletter is so sparse.  Please do tell me of any forthcoming or recent events that we can include.  Email address and phone number can be found at the foot of the next column.

Up and Coming Events

Postwick Social Club AGM
Wednesday 8th July – Village Hall – 8pm
The Club has operated with Acting Chairman, Alan Woods, but Mathew Riches has offered to take over as Chairman this year. The chair, other officers and a full committee, will be elected on the night.
Please come along and support!

Postwick Festival
Saturday 18th July at the Village Hall. 3pm till late!
Not long to go now! BBQ and beer, cake stalls and afternoon tea, ice-cream, tombola and now the entertainment will include a bouncy castle.  Very much a fun event, with something for everyone. The Norwich Ukulele Band will play for a session in the afternoon to be followed by The Tin Pigeons and later in the evening The Cream Horns will be performing. Please come along!

Further ideas and contributions to the day welcomed.  Please contact Phil York-Smith.

Village Screen
The Village Screen will start showing films in September. The first night, a Saturday, will be a “free” night, paid for by the Social Committee.  Date tbc.

Bar Roster  

Bar staff: Please note rearranged roster again!26/6 Reuben, 3/7 Derek, 10/7 Mathew, 17/7 Di, 24/7 Jamie, 31/7 Phil, 7/8 Reuben, 14/8 Derek, 21/8 Mathew, 28/8 DiThanks to Jamie and Phil, who have joined the bar rota, as above. More volunteers always welcome and greatly needed! Training will be given to new staff.  The more people who volunteer, the fewer nights’ commitment will be required.Bar Open  Friday   8.30pm – 11.00pm (N.B. new start time)

Sunday 5.00pm – 7.00pm

Postwick Newsletter June 2015

Postwick Hub Work

Oaks Lane to reopen…soon!?

Postwick Coffee Shop

Postwick Coffee Shop is on Tuesday mornings at the Village Hall between 10.30 and 12.00 noon. All welcome.

Please note that the coffee shop will be closed on Tuesday 14th July due to the hall being booked out all day.

Mobile Library

The mobile library stops at the village hall on alternate Tuesdays throughout the year, from 11.05 to 12.00 noon.

Please support the Library Bus, and you can always call in at the hall for coffee & cake and a chat (as above).  Forthcoming dates:  2/6; 16/6; 30/6.

Recent Events

“Fifty Shades of Green” – Annual Postwick Plant Swap

Another successful plant swap and sale took place on 16th May.  Many thanks to all those who helped and attended.

Details of proceeds raised to follow.

Race for Life

You may have spotted a determined lady in a pink tee-shirt running a circuit round the village of late…

Gillian Reeve writes: “By the time you read this newsletter, I will hopefully have completed a 10k run to try to raise funds for Cancer Research UK. This is a one-off run for me as I am not getting any younger and so I would like to raise as much as possible. Please therefore visit my web page to read why I am doing this and to support this worthy cause: www.justgiving.com/gillianreeve/ . Your support is much appreciated.”

Up and Coming Events

Table Top Sale

Saturday 13th June: –  10 am to 12 noon

Friends of Postwick Church are holding a Table Top Sale at the Village Hall.

Tables should be pre-booked by contacting Lynne on Norwich 434065 or Ann on 702438. Large tables will cost £6:00.  Small tables will cost £4:00.  These will be set up in the hall.  If you wish to exhibit outside a cost of £5:00 will be levied but please bring your own table and gazebo or similar if weather dictates.

There will be coffee/teas and cakes available as well as a cake stall.

Annual Postwick with Witton Parish Council Meeting

Wednesday 24 June 2015 at 7.30 pm

Postwick Village Hall

All parishioners welcome to attend

Postwick Social Club AGM
Wednesday 8th July – Village Hall
The Club has operated with an Acting Chairman this year, but it is hoped that a chairman, other officers and a full committee will be elected on the night.
Please come along and support!

Postwick Festival
Saturday 18th July at the Village Hall. 3pm till late!
BBQ and beer, cake stalls and afternoon tea, ice-cream, tombola and more.  The Norwich Ukulele Band will play for a session in the afternoon to be followed by The Tin Pigeons and later in the evening The Cream Horns will be performing.

Further ideas and contributions to the day welcomed.  Please contact Phil York-Smith.

Village Screen
It is proposed to start showing films on a Friday night in the Village Hall.  A trial has already taken place with a planned start date in September.  Watch this space!

Bar Roster  Bar staff: Please note roster changes:

1/5 Reuben, 8/5 Derek, 15/5 Mathew, 22/5 Di.  29/5 Reuben, 5/6 Derek, 12/6 Mathew, 19/6 Di, 26/6 Reuben, 3/7 Derek, 10/7 Mathew, 17/7 Di, 24/7 Reuben, 31/7 Derek

More volunteers always welcome and greatly needed! Training will be given to new staff.  The more people who volunteer, the fewer nights’ commitment will be required.

Bar Open  Friday   8.30pm – 11.00pm (N.B. new start time)

Sunday 5.00pm – 7.00pm

Postwick Newsletter May 2015

Postwick Hub Work

We are now well into the A47 (inc. Park & Ride) weekend closures at Postwick.  Please note the following:

  • No closure on the weekend of the Early May Bank Holiday (Monday 4 May).
  • Closure to take place Friday 8 May to Monday 11 May

Further information on traffic management during the works and updates on progress can be found on Norfolk County Council website. www.norfolk.gov.uk

Postwick Coffee Shop

Postwick Coffee Shop is on Tuesday mornings at the Village Hall between 10.30 and 12.00 noon. All welcome. Thank you to all who support the Coffee Shop and help raise funds for the village.

Glass Recycling Bank

The recycling bins will be removed in April, with the exception of one bin for glass which is being retained for a trial period of 4 months.  Please use this to help raise funds for the village.

Mobile Library

The mobile library stops at the village hall on alternate Tuesdays throughout the year, from 11.05 to 12.00 noon.

Please support the Library Bus, and you can always call in at the hall for coffee & cake and a chat (as above).  Forthcoming dates:  5/5; 19/5; 2/6; 16/6; 30/6.

Use it or lose it – the service is always under threat…

Recent Events

Quiz & Chips


The recent Quiz and Chips evening was reported as being a very enjoyable evening.

A big thank you goes to Mick for giving freely of his time to organize this and ensure another successful event

Up and Coming Events


“Fifty Shades of Green” – Annual Postwick Plant Swap

Saturday 16th May: – 10 am to 12 noon at the Village Hall. From 10 am to 10.30 am Plant Swapping only 10.30 am onwards Swap/Buy.  Bring your surplus plants to swap and/or take time to purchase new ones.  Refreshments and Cakes will be available.  We hope Fairhaven will attend with their special Candelabra Primulas.  For further information please contact Su here.

Table Top Sale

Saturday 13th June: –  10 am to 12 noon

Friends of Postwick Church are holding a Table Top Sale at the Village Hall.

Tables should be pre-booked by contacting Lynne or Ann on via Su here.

Forms can be requested by e-mail to (See paper version email address private)

Large tables will cost £6:00.  Small tables will cost £4:00.

These will be set up in the hall.  If you wish to exhibit outside a cost of £5:00 will be levied but please bring your own table and gazebo or similar if weather dictates the need.

There will be coffee/teas and cakes available as well as a cake stall.

Postwick Festival
Saturday 18th July at the Village Hall
Early warning – a note for your diary! BBQ and beer, cake stalls and afternoon tea, ice-cream, tombola and more.  The Norwich Ukulele Band will play for a session in the afternoon to be followed by The Tin Pigeons and later in the evening The Cream Horns will be performing.

Further ideas and contributions to the day welcomed.  Please contact Phil York-Smith.
Village Screen
It is proposed to start showing films in the Village Hall later in the year. Watch this space!

 

Bar 1/5 Reuben, 8/5 Derek, 15/5 Mathew, 22/5 Di.  29/5 Steven, 5/6Reuben, 12/6 Derek, 19/6 Mathew, 26/6 Di, 3/7 Steven,      More volunteers always welcome!

Bar Open  Friday   8.00pm – 11.00pm Sunday 5.00pm – 7.00pm

Items for the newsletter?  For June newsletter, please contact Mick Austen (Bottom form after clicking the link).

Roster

1/5 Reuben, 8/5 Derek, 15/5 Mathew, 22/5 Di.  29/5 Steven, 5/6Reuben, 12/6 Derek, 19/6 Mathew, 26/6 Di, 3/7 Steven,      More volunteers always welcome!

Bar Open  Friday   8.00pm – 11.00pm

Sunday 5.00pm – 7.00pm