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Residents enjoying Care Home Open Day at Diamond House

Diamond House Care Home Enjoy a Sizzling Summer Open Day

Diamond House care home showed no fear of the erratic weather this summer when its open day was held on Wednesday 26th June.

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A ‘heroic’ evening of drawing at Denver Village Hall

Local artist Andy Scordellis is running the third “Denver A-fen-gers – Super -You” evening at the Denver Village Hall. Running from 7:30pm to 9pm on 27th June, there will also be a raffle, and refreshment are available.

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Downham Festival 2019 – Showtime!

The 45th Downham Market Festival will take place from Sunday 26th May to Sunday 2nd June. The theme this year is “Showtime!”
Saturday 25th May
6:30pm – Songs of Praise, followed by refreshments.

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EU Parliament Elections – Thursday 23rd May

Every 5 years we get to have our say about who represents us in the European Union Parliament.
We haven’t left the EU (yet) so we still have a say on who that will be.

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Local Election Day – Thursday 2nd May

Has it been four years already? It’s the time to elect our councillors again.
If you’re registered to vote and eligible you should have received your Polling Card by now, the little card will tell you where you need to turn up tomorrow (Thursday) to vote.

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Grease Sing-Along at Town Hall

On Friday 29th March the Downham Market Rotary Club presents a Grease sing-along movie night featuring a Prosecco & Gin bar.

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Ward Gethin Archer Successful Fundraising for Local Magpie Centre

Following their participation in the Downham Market Dragon Boat Race in August, and fundraising activity for the West Norfolk Riding for the Disabled Association, Ward Gethin Archer were delighted to present a cheque for £250 to WNRDA charity.

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New Mummy Loses Tummy!

Local mum Maddie Cridland has transformed her life and become the healthy mum she has always dreamt of being. Now Maddie is using her slimming success to shape a whole new career helping other people change their lives and achieve their weight loss dreams too. 

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Autumnal Willows Nature Reserve Gallery

A Collection of photos of The Willows Nature Reserve, Downham Market, from a refreshing afternoon in October.

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Ward Gethin Archer Reins In The Cash For West Norfolk Horse Riding Charity

Ward Gethin Archer staff recently attended Downham Market’s carnival and fun day to raise funds for the West Norfolk Riding for the Disabled Association.

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