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All Our Yesterdays: Village memories from Gayton, Feltwell and Dersingham including sports pavilion upgrades and burying of time capsule





In our weekly All Our Yesterdays feature, we look back at different events reported over the years in the Lynn News…

July 2014: An estimated 300 people enjoyed tours of Ten Mile Bank Primary School as it celebrated its 100th anniversary. Past and present pupils, with an age range between four and 91 enjoyed the centenary, including this happy group.

Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.
Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.

July 2014: Gayton Fete proved to be another successful fundraiser for a local charity, with more than £1,600 being donated to the Wellies Brain Tumour Support. Up to 400 enjoyed the day’s entertainment which included live music and a flypast by a Battle of Britain Spitfire, as well as a stall run by a team from Red Wellies.

Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.
Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.

July 2014: Pupils, parents and staff at Edmund de Moundeford Primary School in Feltwell said farewell to Gail Buchanan during a party before she left after being “an important part of the school” for 31 years. Gail, centre, who was moving to Marshland St James, is pictured surrounded by pupils, staff and guests.

Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.
Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.

July 2014: Crimplesham’s open village afternoon hit all the right notes, with around £1,000 being raised for the church, hall and playing field. Carole-Ann Watkins is pictured at the colourful arts and crafts display at St Mary’s Church.

Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.
Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.

July 2001: The Terrington St John colourful millennium tapestry is blessed by the Rev Richard Bending. The tapestry was one of two commissioned the previous year by Terrington St John Millennium Group, later known as the village amenities group

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Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.

July 2012: Years of hard work put in by members of the lst Dersingham Cup Group were rewarded when ten youngsters received their Chief Scout’s silver badge and certificate. Scout leader Janice Mills made the presentations, with leaders Debbie and Paul Hodgkinson looking on.

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Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.

July 2012: Youngsters and adults celebrate the news of a £33,000 Lottery grant which would be put towards improving Denver’s popular sports pavilion.

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Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.

July 2012: Brancaster Primary School marked its 150th anniversary by burying a time capsule. Dressed in period costumes are pupils Rhys Green, Elise Broomfield, Noah Fox, Erin McGinn and Finlay Conway, getting help from parish councillor Noel Linge, headteacher Sarah Bocking and former pupil Daniel Peacher.

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Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.

July 2012: As the summer term came to a close, Holly Meadows School at Pott Row celebrated its first year, with headteacher Linda Cullum pictured here with some of the children. The school opened following the controversial merger of three village schools – Grimston Junior, Pott Row First and Church Hill First.

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Archive Image from the Files of the Lynn News King's Lynn.

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