The Following stories were featured on the site in March 2009
Easter Cards Distributed - Hethersett and District Churches Together are once again distributing Easter cards throughout the village and the Meltons, giving details of church services throughout the Easter period. The cards cover services at Hethersett, Great Melton and Little Melton Parish Churches, Hethersett Methodist Church and Wymondham Catholic Church. Full details of church services are on our what's on section which can be accessed by clicking here.
Footballers Reach Final - Hethersett Athletic's Saturday side have reached the final of the Crown Fire South and Central Norfolk Ben Smith Memorial Cup. They beat Foulsham Reserves 4-1 to set up a final against Saham Toney at Aldiss Park, Dereham, on Monday 4th May. There is plenty of excitement still to come for the club with at least three more semi-finals. Next up is the Saturday side again as they take on Gressenhall Reserves in the semi-final of the Fen Regis Invitation Shield on April 11th. The following day the club's women's side play Woodbridge in the semi-finals of the Eastern Region League Cup (Easton College 2 p.m). The Sunday side have a League Cup semi final against Norwich Busmen on April 19th. In addition the club's Under-16 Girls Hearts team have won their league, the new men's Saturday team are virtually certain of winning theirs and the Under-11s are in with a chance of coming top of their section of the Norfolk Youth Combination. To read about all this and to see the cup dates visit the club's official web site by clicking here. News Update: The girls and ladies section of the club will be raising funds by packing shopping at Wymondham Waitrose on Easter Saturday.
Playing Field Improvements - Plans are being put together to improve facilities on the Memorial Playing Field. To read about this click here.
New Scout Leaders Needed - Hethersett Scout Group is looking for new leaders and helpers for after Easter. To read the appeal and details of Hethersett's hosting of this year's South Norfolk St George's Day parade click here.
Easter Library Fun - There will be plenty of Easter fun and activities for youngsters at Hethersett Library on Tuesday, 7th April. Easter stories, crafts and things to make and do will be on the menu for children aged eight and under from 2 to 3.30 p.m. The event is being organised in conjunction with the Norfolk Family Learning Programme. Booking is essential on 01603 810188 and children must be accompanied by an adult
Opposition for High Tech Design - A strikingly contemporary echo-friendly house proposed for Ketteringham Lane in Hethersett is being opposed on the grounds that it is outside the village development boundary. To read about this story from the Wymondham and Attleborough Mercury Newspaper click here.
Football Semi-Finals Galore - It will be an exciting end to the season for Hethersett Athletic's football teams with no fewer than four cup semi-finals scheduled for April. In addition the club's Under-16 Girls Hearts team have won their league, the new men's Saturday team are virtually certain of winning theirs and the Under-11s are in with a chance of coming top of their section of the Norfolk Youth Combination. To read about all this and to see the cup dates visit the club's official web site by clicking here.
Giantkillers Again and Club Development - Hethersett Athletic Football Club's Saturday team turned on a sparkling performance in front of almost 100 people to knock former cup holders North Elmham out of the Crown Fire South and Central League Ben Smith Memorial Cup. The village Division Four side hammered their Division One opponents 6-0. The Hethersett club also held a very successful girls and women's development evening at Park Farm Hotel. To read about these and other stories visit the club's official web site by clicking here.
On Their Way Up
Hethersett Athletic's Saturday football side has been named Crown Fire South and Central Norfolk League team of the month for the second time this season. They received the December award at the recent away game at Thurton and then went on to make it 17 wins out of 17 in Division Four of the league to gain promotion. The side now needs just five points from its final five games to take the Division Four title.