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All Our Yesterdays in Southery, Wolferton, West Winch, Snettisham, Stoke Ferry, Heacham, Hunstanton, Stanhoe, Dersingham and Terrington St Clement





In our weekly All Our Yesterdays feature, we look back at news from the villages, as reported in the pages of the Lynn News...

August 2002: The Southery Sensations majorette group members try on their new set of military uniforms, which had been purchased after receiving a National Lottery grant of £4,000. The troupe was set up by Samantha Freeman in September the previous year and membership quickly grew to 28 girls aged from six to 13. The grant was also used to order new dresses, batons and maces.

Archive Picture from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn
Archive Picture from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn

August 2001: Valerie Dennis, of Wolferton, displays her home-made scarecrows which took part in the village’s scarecrow festival over the bank holiday weekend. All 40 homes in the mile-round route of the village took part and it was hoped to raise £5,000.

Archive Picture from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn
Archive Picture from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn

August 2001: Staff and regulars at the Cock Tavern in West Winch held their fourth annual charity bike ride on Bank Holiday Monday. Eight cyclists pictured here with supporters took part in the 15-mile ride to Wormegay and back and there was also a barbecue and a sponsored walk around the beer garden.

Archive Picture from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn
Archive Picture from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn

August 2001: Paint it… blue, green and red! And these youngsters were keen to splash club helper Jessica Moore (13) during the Trekkers Christian Holiday Club at St Mary’s Church, Snettisham.

Archive Picture from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn
Archive Picture from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn

August 2001: Stoke Ferry children got busy with paint brushes in preparation for the village’s forthcoming third annual harvest fair. Two days were spent creating four huge murals which were then stitched together to be placed on the side of a juggernaut. There were more than 40 people of all ages involved in the project.

Archive Picture from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn
Archive Picture from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn

August 2001: This good-hearted group of fundraisers, with some four-legged friends, walked from Heacham to Hunstanton – and back – to raise money for Age Concern Heacham. When all the cash was counted, about £600 had been raised which would be put towards the branch running costs.

Archive Picture from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn
Archive Picture from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn

August 2011: Cup winners at the combined Stanhoe and Barwick annual flower show are pictured with their prizes. From left, Eva Blackburn, Geraldine Butcher, Pamela Austin, Jill Hargreaves, Bill Punter, Don Bridge, Frances Ulyatt, Rosemary Brown and Diane Punter.

Archive Picture from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn
Archive Picture from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn

August 2013: When Samantha Balderson, of Dersingham, decided to raise money for the National Autistic Society she made sure she captured people’s attention. She opted to let her four-year-old son Max and her auntie Tracey Eels shave her hair off during half time of a charity match between Stable Tap FC and Dersingham Rovers All Stars. Samantha and Max, who is autistic, are pictured centre surrounded by the players. Photo:

Archive Picture from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn
Archive Picture from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn

August 2011: Terrington St Clement residents joined Mick Taylor (left), Gerry Rider (centre) and Dionne Mitchell (right) in expressing their opposition to the proposed Ongar Hill wind farm. A committee was set up to co-ordinate the campaign.

Archive Picture from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn
Archive Picture from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn


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