More Sporting Success
Hethersett and the Meltons
Sports Association celebrated more sporting success at its latest meeting at
Park Farm Hotel.
Members heard of successes
over the past five months in the fields of sport, health and fitness including
the first ever Hethersett 30/60 cycle ride which attracted 300 riders and
which will be held again in 2013 and the new social running club set-up in
association with Active Norfolk which has regularly been attracting over 30
The special pledge to fitness
event in January had seen over 130 people pledge to improve their individual
fitness levels and these included Norwich City player Andrew Surman who has
already been successful in his pledge to help keep the Canaries in the Premier
The association also looked
forward to a hectic few months between now and its next meeting on 10th
September. This will include the Hethersett Open Weekend from June 22nd
to 24th, the visit of the Olympic Flame to the village on July 5th
in recognition of its outstanding work over the past three years to promote
the London 2012 Olympic games, a come and try sports event for all ages on the
Memorial Playing Field on May 30th from 6 to 9 p.m and an entry
into the South Norfolk Village Games at Framingham Earl on June 10th.
The meeting also heard about
work being undertaken to improve facilities on the Memorial Playing Field, a
new group being set up to look at the best use of green spaces in Hethersett
and the coming Jubilee Fair on the Memorial Field on June 3rd.
The association is planning
to make 2013 the year for improving sports facilities in Hethersett and also
encouraging local people to walk and cycle rather than use vehicles.
“The sports association
continues to go from strength to strength and we are looking forward to the
rest of the year being as busy and successful as the last few months,” said
chairman Peter Steward.
The association is open to clubs and individuals with an interest in sport, fitness, well being and the environment, whether in a professional or voluntary capacity. More information is available on a new web site which is accessible by clicking here.