Fundraising dates and Awareness days 2017

Fundraising dates and Awareness days 2017

Supermarket collections

Morrisons at Fakenham, NR21 8SW, on Thursday 9th March and Friday 10th March from 9am until 4pm.

Budgens at Holt, NR25 6DN, on Friday 17th March from 9am until 4pm.

Budgens at Aylsham, NR11 6BN, on Thursday 27th and Friday 28th April from 9am until 4pm.

Sainsburys at North Walsham, NR28 9DS, on Thursday 15th June from 9am until 1pm.

Morrisons at Cromer, NR27 9SW, on Friday 22nd December from 9am until 4pm.


Other supermarket collection dates will be published as soon as they become available.

Any help with the supermarket collections would be very much appreciated, so if you have a couple of hours to spare and would like to raise much needed funds please visit the ABOUT US page for contact details.


Other events

Tuesday 21st February.                                 Sponsored swim at the Sheringham Splash 'Making Waves Event' from 6.30pm.

Saturday 4th March.                                    A coffee morning is being held from 10.00am - 12.00 at Sutton Methodist Chapel, (near Stalham) NR12 9RF.

Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th June        Sheringham and Cromer Lions Club Bike Festival at the Carnival Field, Runton Road, Cromer.   (Please note this event has been cancelled).

Sunday 25th June.                                       Walk for Diabetes

This year's event is again being held in The National Trust's Sheringham Park (NR26 8TL) on Sunday 25th June between 10am and 2pm. We hope you are able to come and support us and enjoy a stroll around these beautiful grounds. You can choose between two walks of approximately 2 miles, which is suitable for wheelchairs and mobility scooters, or 4 miles. The National Trust refreshments and toilets are available at the start and finish point and at Weybourne Railway Station. There is free parking for walkers in our DIABETES signposted car park. For further information and a registration form contact Jackie and David on 01692 405492 or at  If you are unable to attend but know someone who would like to support us please pass these details to them.  

A massive thank you to everybody who took part in the walk last year and helped to raise just over £600.  Please help us make this year's event even bigger.

Saturday 5th August                                     Coffee Morning at Cromer Community Hall in Garden Street.

Monday 28th August.                                   Aylsham Show at Blickling, NR11 6N.


Awareness Days.

Committee members from the group will be providing diabetes information regarding support and education at 'The Warm and Well Event' being held at Cromer Library on Wednesday 25th January from 11.30am until 4.00pm.

A Day of Activities, 11.30 - 12pm Seated exercise with Active North Norfolk, 12 - 1pm Cooking Demonstration followed by free lunch with Sam Grout from The Old Rock Shop Bistro (Please book in advance), 1:30 - 2:15pm 'Felbrigg Portraits' a talk by Marie Chalk about the characters of Felbrigg, 2 - 3.30 Coffee and Crafts Art Workshop with artist Kirsty O'Leery-Leeson Plus Reflexology and Reiki taster Sessions all afternoon, Advice and Information stalls. Coffee and Tea Free but Donations are welcome. This event is linked to Norfolk County Council Healthy Libraries.

The Group's information stall will be displayed in Aylsham Town Hall from 10.00am until 1.00pm on Saturday 1st April at the Health Awareness Event organised by The Market Surgery. Committee members will be present with information regarding support and education and details of the group.

Aylsham Care Trust are holding an event at their centre on St. Michael's Avenue, Aylsham to provide support, information and guidance to older people in Aylsham, North Norfolk and the Broadland area on Wednesday 5th April from 10.00am until 2.00pm. Group committee members will be present with our information stand and also providing diabetes related literature.

Health and Wellbeing Event at Holt Library on Tuesday 11th April from 10am until 1pm which will be represented by a Group member with our information stand and literature display.

Cromer Ambulance Station open day at Middlebrook Way will be represented by Group members with our information stand and literature display on 2nd July from 10am until 3pm.

Aylsham Care Trust in conjunction with Centra Group are organising an afternoon drop in tea for residents of three residential homes around the Aylsham area, namely Bure Valley House, Maingay House and Jubilee House.

The venue will be at Bure Valley House, in Aylsham, on Thursday 17th August from 2:00pm to 4:00pm which will be represented by Group Committee members with our information stand and literature display.

Further dates will be added when finalised.