Hall Secretary Mrs Joy Baldry
Tel. 01493 369375
Filby Village Hall, Filby Playing Field, Main Road, Filby, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29 3HN
Chairman Mr Adrian Thompson
Tel. 01493 369250
Filby Bells Restoration
On 18th Feb. Filby Bells Resoration was registered with the Charity Commission as a C.I.O., Registered Charity Number 1188037. This is an ambitious project which we hope will inspire support. The vision of the Committee of Trustees is to restore the Church’s bells to full working condition in 2020. This will be achieved at an approximate cost of £120,000, this sum to be obtained by local fundraising supported by applications to appropriate grant bodies. Donations may be made to A/C Filby Bells Restoration, Sort code: 20-17-20, Account number: 00929441. Website . The Charity's launch event, a 'Wine and Cheese Evening' will be held on Friday 24th April at 7pm until 9pm at All Saints Church, Filby. Tickets, £10 per person, will be available from the Post Office after March 18th.
Filby & District Gardening Club
Next meeting - Tuesday 10th March 2020, Speaker Television Weatherman Chris Bell on 'Weatherquest'. The Club meets, in Filby Village Hall, at 7pm on the second Tuesday of each month. All are welcome. Those wishing to become members may pay an annual membership of £12. Guests are charged at £3.00 per meeting, redeemable against the subsequent purchase of a membership fee. Refreshments are free at all meetings. Contact Caroline on 01493 369145 or Sue on 01493 369291.
The next coffee and catch up is Thursday 12th March 10am-12 in the New Hall. This year the proceeds will be allocated to Filby in Bloom, the Playing Field/New Hall, the Children's Christmas Party and the Village Christmas Lunch, so please support. Any donations of cakes and savouries can be left at the Post Office or at the Hall.
Eyes down Friday 13th March at 7.30pm in the Clubroom.Great Prizes and free refreshments.
Our film on Tue 17th Mar is 'The Good Liar'. Career con man Roy (Ian McKellen) sets his sights on his latest mark: recently widowed Betty (Helen Mirren), worth millions. And he means to take it all. But as the two draw closer, what should have been another simple swindle takes on the ultimate stakes. Filby Village Screenings are held at 2:30pm and 7:00 pm on the third Tuesday of each month. Tickets, priced at £4.50 per person, are available, at the door. More
Filby's Neighbourhood Plan
A meeting was held on Tuesday 26th November at 7pm. The Plan is at the draught pre submission stage. It is hoped to submit the final plan to the Borough Council shortly. The borough has published its Final Draft Local Plan Part 2. The Plan can be downloaded here together with the Filby Map. Filby's only mention is on Page 19 - no development! The full documenation can be downloaded at https://www.great-yarmouth.gov.uk/planning-consultations. Hard copy documents can be can be viewed at Caister Library.
Filby in Bloom
Work continues every Saturday morning from 9am. If you would like to help or get involved at any other time call Adrian on 01493 369250. Meet at the Farm opposite the Post Office at 9am. Looking forward to 2020, we are back in Britain in Bloom, representing the Anglia Region. We are looking at a display to mark the Bell Restoration at Filby Chuch and a display to mark 75th VE Anniversary. There will also be a special display celebrating farming heritage and growing sugar beet. Thanks to Liz Clarke for taking on the Raffle for Filby in Bloom on alternative Months at Filby Bridge Restaurant.
Filby Lands and Conservation Trust
The proposed Filby Lands and Conservation Trust are in the process of purchasing a plot of land in the Village to plant up as a Community Woodland. It would welcome the involvement of the whole community in this project. If you would like to assist in any way, either in terms of financial support, expertise or practical work, then please contact Ken Saul on 01493 369021 or email email@example.com