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We are delighted (and very excited!) to announce that we have received £17,000 of funding from players of the People’s Postcode Lottery, through the Postcode Local Trust, to transform our big, empty concrete yard at Wayland House into a Memory Garden: a beautiful, secure sensory garden for people with dementia and their carers. We’ll be working with the volunteers and users of the Memory Café to design the garden and make sure it reflects the
Wayland Women in Business held an event at Broom Hall Country Hotel in Saham Toney, near Watton. Women from businesses across Wayland took part as models and a total of £540 was raised for the Wayland Memory Café (formerly known as the dementia café). Debbie Harris, from Wayland Women in Business, said: “We are always looking to give something back. The cafe is local and we wanted to support them through our fashion show.” Clothes
On November 1st, we opened Norfolk’s first ever community fridge! Based at Wayland House, the fridge is stocked with unused food from local businesses and available to anyone in the local community for free! Donations include food from Watton Bakery and Tesco.
Volunteers Recognised at Wayland Award Event Sylvia Welsh receiving her award from Cllr Stan Hebborn, Mayor of Watton On May 20th at the Queen’s Hall as a part of our Engaging Communities day, we held a pilot event to celebrate and acknowledge the amazing contribution volunteers make to the Wayland community. For the Wayland Partnership alone, volunteers contributed over 8400 hours in 2016. Imagine that multiplied across the Wayland area! 18 volunteers were nominated in