Local events

Wherry Maud Trust meeting

Wherry Maud Trust Archive Meeting Sat 23 November Acle Church Hall, Norwich Road, Acle NR13 3BY
Doors open 2.30 and meeting closes 5.30


The main feature will be a talk by local author Chris Crowther “Wherries in Broads Books”
Martin Symes of Norfolk Wherry Trust has kindly agreed to speak to us about the“Norfolk Wherry Trust Archive”, how it was set up and the interesting information that it holds. Linda will give a short presentation about the research she has done on one of Maud’s early owners .

There will be a break mid-afternoon for teas, coffees, homemade cakes and a chat.

Entry FREE to members of Wherry Maud Trust For non-members there will be a charge of £3

Please book your places by emailing [email protected] so that we can bring enough cakes.
Alternatively leave a message on 07990 523131 or 01379 677666 If you are able to bring a homemade cake it will help us. Do tell us in your email the type of cake and approx. number of portions.

Parking – is on the roadside unless you are a customer of the supermarket opposite….

Cuppa with a Copper

Broadland Engagement Officer, PC Vicky Bailey, will be hosting monthly drop-in engagement surgeries, on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, at Acle Library.

The first one will be 10th December from 12.00 to 14.00hrs at Acle Library.

All residents are very welcome to drop in to see PC Bailey to ask about local issues or concerns.

Acle Quiz – 7th December

Saturday 7th December 2019



(All questions / answers based on things associated with magic)                          

St. Edmund’s Parish Hall, Acle (Opposite Co-op)

 7.30 for 8.00 p.m. start

 £3.00 per person to enter

(All ages welcome – maximum 6 per team)


Free tea / coffee at half time


Acle Academy Decades Party

Acle Anniversary poster

Opportunity to meet new bishop

Regular events at The White Horse

Click here for information of the weekly walks, quizes and bingo nights

Norfolk Wildlife Trust walks in Upton

Click here for maps of 4 suggested walks in the area

Safer Neighbourhood Meeting

Residents living in the Acle area are being encouraged to have their say and help shape local priorities.

A Safer Neighbourhood Action Panel (SNAP) meeting will take place on Friday 22 June, 5.30pm at Acle Library, Bridewell Lane, Acle.

The meeting will give people the chance to raise any issues or concerns they may have about where they live and speak to panel members made up of representatives from the police, district council and other agencies.

Acle Cardiac Rehab Support Group

The new Acle Cardiac Rehab Support Group has a free event on Tuesday, 23rd May in the Bure Room, at Acle Recreation Centre, from 10.00am to 1.30pm.

This is an informal get-together for people who have a diagnosis of a heart problem, and their carers. Refreshments available.


Broadland District Council – training for business start-ups

 Is 2017 the year to start your own business?

 Have you always dreamed about starting your own business but not sure where to start?

 Maybe you want to turn your hobby into a business or just want to be your own boss?

 A free programme is offered by Broadland District Council for all Broadland residents who want to find out more about self-employment.

The three hour Business Start-Up Workshop is designed to introduce you to the basic principles of starting a business, where you are also provided with a Business Start-Up Toolkit.

After attending, the follow-on Business Essentials Programme delves deeper into what to expect in starting and running your own business. The course shares knowledge and signposts you to additional resources.

Throughout and after each course, you will receive on-going support and advice from the Council’s Business Advisors as you decide whether running a business is right for you.

After completing the programme, you may have the option to take a series of further free courses as discussed with the Business Advisor.

A new programme begins every month and courses take place at the Council’s training facility in Hellesdon.

For further information please contact the Council’s Business Support team – Tel: 01603 430449, e-mail: [email protected]  or visit our website:  www.broadland.gov.uk/training to find out course dates and the range of other courses available.