Mayors to go head to head in Challenge
MORE events in the Beccles v Bungay Challenge series are coming in - and with people's enthusiasm growing, others will be accepted up to April 30.The two civic heads - Beccles Mayor Jeff Harris and Bungay Mayor John Groom - are getting together for a challenge which is likely to be a quiz between the two town councils at Beccles, with a date and venue currently being negotiated.
MORE events in the Beccles v Bungay Challenge series are coming in - and with people's enthusiasm growing, others will be accepted up to April 30.
The two civic heads - Beccles Mayor Jeff Harris and Bungay Mayor John Groom - are getting together for a challenge which is likely to be a quiz between the two town councils at Beccles, with a date and venue currently being negotiated. And there is talk of a challenge between the Rotary clubs in the two towns.
And the St Mary's Practice at Bungay has challenged Worlingham Pharmacy to a giant Jenga game on May 23 at Bungay.
But one event planned has fallen by the wayside because of a lack of participants - the dog obedience trials which had been planned for May 31.
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One event took place this week, as Beccles Morning Women's Institute and Bungay WI played tiddlywinks at the Quaker Hall, with the next on the calendar the second leg of the cribbage challenge between the Royal British Legion branches. Tonight's clash is at Beccles RBL headquarters in Ravensmere.
The scores so far, and other challenges lined up:
- 1 'On top of the world' - Joy as shops new and old reopen in Beccles
- 2 Pub and restaurant group 'looking forward' to re-opening popular venues
- 3 Suspected drink driver charged after police dog tracks down man hiding in a ditch
- 4 Investigations continuing after drugs seized during police raid
- 5 Hunt continuing for man who drove at cyclist
- 6 'A long time coming' - gyms welcome people back for April 12 reopening
- 7 Homelessness charity set to reopen popular shop
- 8 Crash between car and scooter on busy Norfolk road
- 9 Further walk-in vaccination clinics being held across Norfolk and Waveney
- 10 'This is not okay!' - Anger at waste dumped on village field
March 17: Beccles Flower Club beat Bungay Flower Club in a plant quiz - one point to Beccles
March 28: Bungay Camera Club beat Beccles Camera club in a colour and black and white print challenge - one point to Bungay.
April 4: Beccles Helping Hands beat Bungay Green Dragon at skittles at the Bear and Bells - one point to Beccles
April 4: Beccles Royal British Legion beat Bungay Royal British Legion in the first leg of a cribbage challenge at Bungay.
April 6: Rowing races, Beccles and Bungay teams won one race each - half a point to each town.
April 16: Beccles Morning WI v Bungay WI, tiddlywinks, Beccles Quaker Hall, 8pm
April 18: Bungay Royal British Legion v Beccles Royal British Legion, cribbage, Beccles RBL club, Ravensmere, 8pm (second leg)
April 22: Bungay Squash Players v Beccles Squash players, squash, Beccles Sports Centre, 7pm
April 24: Beccles Scrabble Club v Bungay, Bungay Library, 10am
May 1: Bungay and Beccles Lions Club meet in a darts challenge at The Chaucer Club at Bungay, 7.30pm
May 15: Beccles Golf Club v Bungay Golf Club in a match at Beccles, 3pm.
May 23: St Mary's Practice, Bungay v Worlingham Pharmacy at giant jenga at St Mary's Practice in Lower Olland Street, 7pm.
Beccles Medical Centre v Bungay Medical Centre, tenpin bowling, date and venue to be arranged.