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Belton church poppy Soldier

Belton church poppy Soldier

Return to Menu page A six metre tall soldier containing 5.000 poppies on the tower at Belton Church to mark the end of World War I 100 years. All saints Church in Belton with Browston has created a six metre tall soldier on the side of the tower to mark the centenary of the Armistice in November 1918. Reverent Rosie Bunn, rector of All Saints said: “we only began the poppy tribute 2 months ago, I was away on holiday for my son’s wedding and read an article about tributes for the Centenary and thought we could do that”. “Its […]

Belton to fly the flag for Norfolk

The Thatched Cottage on the corner of Bracon road and Station road South

Return to Menu page The following piece was taken from the Eastern Daily Press on the 15th September 2006. A record number of prize winning communities across Norfolk from the smallest to the largest were congratulated at the official reception on the 14th September 2006. The winners of the latest Pride of Norfolk community awards were spread from Hethersett to Snettisham and from Bunwell to Belton with Browston near Great Yarmouth. There was unanimous praise by the judging panel for first time entrants Belton with Browston which will fly the flag for Norfolk in the National Calor village of the year competition. […]

Belton Welcome Home Fund

Return to Menu page Welcome Home Fund At a public meeting held at the Belton institute, on the 10th May 1945, it was decided that a welcome home fund for the services should be raised to provide a playing field for the use of the two villages of Belton & Browston. A committee was elected, and the first meeting was held on the following evening. There then followed various fund-raising events. Draw, house to house collections, fetes, bring and buy stalls, Phat drive. Whist drives, Dances, Church collections and a social old year’s night etc. In December 1945, the committee […]

Hand bell ringers

Return to Menu page If anyone would like to join the St. Nicholas hand bell ringers the contact is: all welcome to come along and have a try.