Woodcote Friends Idea to be launched
February 29th 2008
groups and organisations in Hethersett met at Woodcote Sheltered Housing
Complex to discuss the setting up of a Friends Support group.
along with representatives from groups as diverse as Broadland Housing
Association, South Norfolk District Council, Hethersett Parish Council,
local schools and Hethersett WI, came together with residents to discuss
the formal setting up of Friends of Woodcote.
“There was a huge
amount of enthusiasm from those present and this became very contagious.
I was very encouraged by the response. The groups were very
representative of the village. It
was a very focussed meeting and the next step will be to hold a follow
up to discuss a constitution and formalise a Friends of Woodcote,”
said Scheme Manager for Broadland Housing Association Tony Smith.
“It is important that
we keep the momentum going and we will be organising a follow-up meeting
as soon as possible,” Mr Smith added.
The meeting also discussed a number of side issues such as visits from the local police community support officers and establishing a bottle bank within the grounds of the complex in Firs Road.