aboutDereham makes successful bid to Market Town Initiative
December 5, 2018

The aboutDereham Partnership has been awarded up to £4,900 from Breckland Council’s Market Towns Initiative for a study to improve the pedestrian signs in the town centre. The group, formed in January, is an association of voluntary and community group …

Group aims to shout about everything that is good about Dereham
November 23, 2018
Biscuit celebrates Xmas in Dereham

A scene from the 2018 Dereham Carnival. Picture: Nick Butcher A community organisation is working to shout about all that is good about Dereham. The aboutDereham Partnership wants everyone to know about Dereham – where it is, its many amenities and att …

Messy Church welcomes the Mayor of Dereham to their Harvest Session
October 31, 2018
Mayor of Dereham Hilary Bushell joins in the Messy Church at St Nicholas

31 children and 61 adults came to the October half-term session of Messy Church. They were surprised and delighted to find a special visitor who joined in the fun and messiness of their family fun morning….the Mayor of Dereham! Mayor of Dereham Hilary …

The Osiligi Maasai Warriors perform their tribal songs and dances in Dereham
October 12, 2018
The Osiligi Maasai Warriors perform at St Nicholas Church

The Osiligi Maasai Warriors enter St Nicholas Church On 7th October 2018, the Osiligi Maasai Warriors made their spectacular entrance into St Nicholas Church where they performed tribal songs and dances before a rapt audience. It was difficult to pack …

Teddy bears zipwire down 19th century windmill for fundraising event
September 6, 2018

 Dereham Windmill’s popular teddy bear zipwire fundraiser saw dozens of families turn out on Sunday September 2 to soak up the fun-fuelled afternoon. Eager stuffed toy owners were quick to sign up their cuddlies for a zipwire ride down from the top of …

Community groups team up to promote market town as a ‘great place to visit’
August 22, 2018

The Dereham Carnival parade in 2017 which attracted hundreds of visitors. Picture: Antony Kelly A new partnership has been created to showcase the many things Dereham has to offer locally and nationally. More than 70 voluntary and community organisatio …