Latest News in Sprowston

Give a hog a home
Sprowston

Give a hog a home

Jun 10, 2024

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New hub takes shape
Sprowston

New hub takes shape

Jun 5, 2024

2 mins read

From the war to the ward
May 8, 2024 4 mins read
From the war to the ward

When John Kasensa came to Britain as a refugee, having lost his family in the war that ravaged the Democratic Republic […]

Find your voice at our choir
Apr 24, 2024 2 mins read
Find your voice at our choir

A community choir which gets together every week to enjoy making music is hoping some more members will come along and […]

Dementia support event returns to hospital
Apr 22, 2024 2 mins read
Dementia support event returns to hospital

A wealth of support and information for carers and people living with dementia will be available at the Norfolk and Norwich […]

It’s the icing on the cake for Sophie
Apr 12, 2024 2 mins read
It’s the icing on the cake for Sophie

A baker has become the youngest entrepreneur to receive funding and support from Broadland District Council’s Business Builder scheme. Sophie Yaxley […]

From zero to heroes!
Apr 12, 2024 3 mins read
From zero to heroes!

So with inquiries coming in thick and fast, and the existing squads already full, coach Dean Sheppard worked with the club […]

Choose your fruity favourite
Mar 13, 2024 2 mins read
Choose your fruity favourite

Never mind flowers and chocolates, youngsters at Sprowston Infant School know the way to your loved-one’s heart is through crumble! The […]

Making beautiful music from waste
Mar 13, 2024 2 mins read
Making beautiful music from waste

A local musician is banging the drum for recycling, using unwanted wood to make beautiful musical instruments. A keen drummer, and […]

Pupils get the power on first electric bus
Feb 15, 2024 2 mins read
Pupils get the power on first electric bus

Local pupils enjoyed a VIP trip when their school became a special bus stop for one of Norwich’s first electric buses. […]

Work to start on community hub
Feb 15, 2024 2 mins read
Work to start on community hub

Work is about to start on the refurbishment of the former Viking pub, turning it into a new community centre for […]

Building job sparks idea for novel
Jan 15, 2024 2 mins read
Building job sparks idea for novel

A building job repairing a row of National Trust cottages which had been destroyed by fire has inspired a Sprowston bricklayer to write a second novel.

A special thank-you made Ray’s day
Dec 8, 2023 1 min read
A special thank-you made Ray’s day

It was an emotional and proud day for Sprowston resident Ray Parke L’dH when he was presented with a thank-you medal from the people of the Netherlands.

Soprano takes centre stage
Jun 20, 2023 2 mins read
Soprano takes centre stage

A Wroxham-based soprano will be taking centre stage at a special concert in Norwich at the weekend.

Enjoy a dog day afternoon
Apr 26, 2023 2 mins read
Enjoy a dog day afternoon

May 1 will be a BARK holiday this year as pooches will be going on parade at the Overstrand Fun Dog Show.

New training centre will help county build for the future
Mar 24, 2023 2 mins read
New training centre will help county build for the future

A new centre to train people for work in the construction section has been officially opened in Hellesdon.