Welcome


Signpost will try to point you in the right direction for news, 
information, photographs, history, activities and events
in the villages of Ellingham and Kirby Cane.
Celebrations at Ellingham playing field

 

THANK YOU EVERYBODY WHO CAME ALONG TO OUR CELEBRATORY PARTY -
HOPE YOU ALL HAD A GOOD TIME. WE WERE REALLY PLEASED WITH THE TURNOUT AND THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT. SPECIAL THANKS TO ROBERT & JENNY EARL AND THEIR STAFF FOR LOANING US THEIR BANDSTAND & EQUIPMENT AND PROVIDING THE BURGERS, STEVE FROM 'COVERED' ON HIS GUITAR AND ROSIE OUR YOUNG AND TALENTED FOLK SINGER. WELL DONE TO ALL THE STALLHOLDERS - SEEMS IT WAS ALL WORTH IT AND YOU MANAGED TO MAKE SOME MONEY FOR YOUR CHOSEN CAUSE.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR DONATIONS.
  

Your part

This website is operated by the villages' very own Computer Club and we need your help with the content. If you have any news, memories, pastimes or photographs you would like to share, or you would like to know more, please contact us.

“Community is what community does”

 

News

   
Additional bus service Thanks to pressure from the council and public, a new trial feeder service for the 581 link commenced in April 2017. Provided by BACT, it will initially be FREE (during the trial) and operate Monday to Friday. It is a trial, so please use it or lose it!
   
 Parish Council There is one vacancy on the Parish Council, please see their website.

What's on?

Here are details of special events for the next few days. 

3rd September - Morning prayer

10.00am at All Saints Church, Kirby Cane.

Regular activities

There are regular activities too - please see Groups for details.

Monday  Art Group  2-4pm  Memorial Hall   
  Bingo  7pm Memorial Hall
 for over 16's
Tuesday Keep Fit 7.30pm Memorial Hall
 
Wednesday
Thursday
Knit & Natter 2pm Memorial Hall Every 2 weeks
  Computer Club  7.30pm Memorial Hall  Week 4
   WI 7.30pm Memorial Hall   Week 4
Friday Carpet Bowls 2-4pm  Memorial Hall   
Saturday St Mary's Church coffee morning 10.30am Memorial Hall   Weeks 2
Sunday        
Pre-school Monday to Friday mornings, in the Memorial Hall.




Related organisations
  • Memorial Hall

    Two rooms are available: the main hall 20 x 10 m with hatch to kitchen and a cosy, carpeted smaller room for more intimate gatherings. Also a grassed area with summer house, to the rear of the hall.


  • Ellingham & Kirby Cane Computer Club

    A friendly group and hopefully we increase our knowledge of various popular aspects of computing too! You don't need a computer to join us.


  • Kirby Cane & Ellingham Parish council

    The council elected by you from our parishioners.


A chronology of Ellingham and Kirby Cane

This week:

1854 - 1863
A period of change with a new school and railway!

A Chronology of Ellingham and Kirby Cane

0AD.pdf© Jo Gooderham 2016, 
reproduced by kind permission

    Maps
    1836
     1801-6 Enclosure
     1797

     
Ellingham Mill 1612
    1015AD.pdf Loddon & Clavering Hundreds
     Early Medieval

Special items

Golden Jubilee celebrations, 2002

Ellingham, the Waveney Valley Line and World War II (WWII)

Home Guard.

The local brigades for boys and girls in the 1940's and 50's.

English humour.

St Mark's Mission Hall.

Methodist Chapel

Memories of 'The Green Hut'.

B4RNorfolk 
Broadband for rural Norfolk