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Working On The Glebe

Working On The Glebe

It is 5 years since people and businesses in Starston raised £11,000 to buy the Glebe Meadow and turn it into a community space that has become appreciated by many people, not just within Starston. The latest addition to the facilities is a new bench to stand in the middle of the Jubilee Orchard. This […]

Launch of Wi-Fi Hotspot in Jubilee Hall

Launch of Wi-Fi Hotspot in Jubilee Hall

In Starston, like many other small rural villages across Norfolk, not all households have access to superfast broadband or have a reliable mobile  telephone signal, facilities taken for granted by many urban households. With one third of the village being unable to access superfast broadband under the current “Better Broadband for Norfolk” rollout scheme, the […]

Starston Post Office

Starston Post Office

This picture of the old Starston Post Office is just one of a number of pictures of Starston in the past which you can see in the “Starston In Year Gone By” picture gallery elsewhere on this web site. If anyone has any other pictures of Old Starston that we could include in this gallery, […]

Pigeon Post Short Story Competition – Deadline Approaches

Just a reminder that the closing date for entries to the Pigeon post Short Story Competition is 30th November. The rules and entry form are available on the Pigeon Post section of the village website or in hard copy from Michael Bartlett or Sue Moore. I do hope you will have a go. It really […]

Teddy Bears’ Picnic

Teddy Bears’ Picnic

Starston’s Teddy Bears Picnic was again a resounding success. On 21st August The Glebe Meadow was thronged with children, their bears and the adult minders. Everyone enjoyed cake and ice cream, the stories of Uncle Milo, the Parachute game and a chance to get covered in modelling clay in the craft tent. The face painting […]

Breeze Puts the ‘Star’ in Starston

Breeze Puts the ‘Star’ in Starston

Breeze Returns From Hollywood Starston’s very own Breeze Redwine recently went to America to take part in the World Championships of Performing Arts in Hollywood. Breeze did very well, winning four gold and two silver awards, in various categories including pop, original song, variety and country. The 13-year-old was also named one of the most […]

Here They Come… There They Go…

Here They Come… There They Go…

It was lunchtime on Wednesday 15th June. A crowd of people had gathered either side of Starston Bridge with others scattered along The Street. There was a high level of expectation as the Aviva Women’s Tour Cycle Race was due to pass through Starston.       And so they did. They came – they […]

Aalborg or Bust

Aalborg or Bust

Back in September 2015 we reported that Ollie Simmonds from Starston had qualified for the World Road Cycling Championships in Denmark. This is his account of how he got on. Well did I win? Sadly not, and boy what a steep learning curve! (more on that later especially the steep bit!)  What I did get […]