Village News Directory – Services and Groups

Parish Councils

Bacton and Edingthorpe

Meet second Monday of the month at Bacton Village Hall.

Clerk: Elaine Pugh 01692-402998

www.bactonandedingthorpe.co.uk

Witton and Ridlington

Meet quarterly at Witton Village Hall

Clerk: Elaine Pugh 01692-402998

www.wittonandridlington.co.uk

Schools

Little Pirates, Bacton Village Hall, Coast Road, Bacton

Parent & Toddler Group, birth – 4 years. Wednesday mornings, 09.30 -11.30, term times. £1.50 per family.

Call Elizabeth Ottley 07879 257554

Email: littlepiratesbacton@yahoo.com

Sandcastles Preschool, Bacton

Located in the grounds of Bacton Primary School, for 2-4-year olds. Small class numbers, sensory garden, beach outings. County Council Funding available

Tel: 01692-650284, email team@sandcastlespreschool.co.uk

Bacton Primary, Walcott Road, Bacton

Ages 4+ – 11. Reception to Year 6. Part of Coastal Federation.

Tel: 01692-650240, e-mail: office-bacton@coastalfederation.com

Village Halls

Bacton Village Hall, Coast Road, Bacton

Booking: 01692-651236

www.bactononseavillagehall.btck.co.uk

Witton & Ridlington Village Hall, Stonebridge Road, Witton

Booking: 016952-650265

www.wittonandridlington.co.uk

Interest Groups

Art Groups

Bacton Village Hall

Monday afternoon 1.00-4.00.

Call Lynda on 01692-580203 for more information

Badminton

7.30 pm every Thursday in Bacton Village Hall. Pay per session (no membership fee).

All equipment provided.

New players always welcome.

Call Carol on 01692-651115 or Jaine on 01692-650511

Bacton Book Group

Meetings are held on 4th Thursday of each month at 2:30 pm in Bacton Village Hall to discuss the book read, distribute the next book and select a further book of interest to the majority. The discussions are lively and often lead to wider interests and personal anecdotes. For more information contact Sally Hogden – 01692-651085 or sallymh@btinternet.com

Bacton Football Club

Boys and girls football. Juniors (ages 5-12) Wednesday 6-7.30 pm, Seniors (age 16+) Thursday 7-8.30 pm on Bacton Playing Field. For more details call 07788 232920

www.bactonfc.com

Bacton Garden Club

Meets at Bacton Village Hall on second Friday of each month at 2pm.

Contact us on bactonosgardenclub@gmail.com

Bacton History Group

Meets at Bacton Village Hall at 7:30pm on 2nd Wednesday of alternate months. Info at: www.bactonhistory.webs.com or call Kurtis on 07825 665943

Bacton Wednesday Club

A friendly welcome for older men & women. Meeting starts at 1400 every Wednesday at Bacton Village Hall, offering a range of interesting activities.

Call Barbara 01692-652239, for details

Craft & Create

An informal craft group who dabble in different crafts, on the 3rd Thursday of the month, 7.30 – 9 pm in the annexe at Bacton Village Hall. £2 a session, plus materials (which varies, according to craft).

For details, contact Jo on 07884 314543 or jona.lodge@btopenworld.com

East Coast Line Dancing

Monday mornings, 10.00-midday. All levels welcome, including beginners, modern and traditional dances. Refreshments provided.

Contact Jacqui on 01692-581857

Medau

Dance exercise class for women, followed by coffee & chat. Bacton Village Hall, Tuesdays, 10.00-11.15. £3.50 per session.

Contact Libby for more information. elisabethhay@hotmail.com

Stretch & Tone

Wednesdays, 6.00-7.00 pm. Witton Village Hall. Contact Lynne on 01692-650265 or email lyric@clara.net

Pilates

Mat-based, Wednesday, 5.00-6.25 pm, Thursday, 3.00-4.00 pm at Witton Village Hall. Contact Lynne on 01692-650265 or email lyric@clara.net if you are new to Pilates

Theatre Visits Group

Coffee mornings held on 2nd Monday of each month from 10:00 am in Bacton Village Hall Annexe. All welcome for visit planning and general mardle. All Norwich and North Norfolk theatres visited. Transport arranged. Contact: Sally Hogden 01692-651085 or sallymh@btinternet.com

Material Girls ‘R’ Us

Patchwork, sewing, knitting, card making – in fact any craft. Thursdays at Bacton Village Hall Annexe, 1.30 – 4.00. Lots of help for beginners to discover a new craft. Tea/coffee/cake/biscuits £2.00 per week with a meal at a hotel each Christmas. Fun, laughter, and discussions. Please phone Valerie on 01692-652277

Sugarcraft & Cake Decorating

All equipment provided £10.00 for two hours, 7.00pm-9.00pm, first Monday of very month in Bacton Village Hall.

Please ring Janette 01692-650557

Witton & Ridlington WI

Meetings are held in Witton Village Hall, 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7.30 pm. Contact Kate Johnson 01692-651359 or email katelj46@btinternet.com