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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, […]

Glebe Meadow Apples

Glebe Meadow Apples

The trees which Starston families planted in the Glebe Meadow’s Jubilee Orchard in 2012 are starting to bear fruit. Several of the apple varieties in particular produced a fine crop this year. Foremost among them were dessert apples Red Ellison, Adam’s Pearmain, London Pearmain and Harling Hero. Pleasingly these are all old Norfolk varieties. Some […]

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 […]

Women’s Tour In Starston

Women’s Tour In Starston

On Wednesday 15th June Starston will see professional women cyclists racing through the village on the first stage of the Aviva Women’s Tour Cycle Race. This stage starts at 10.00 am in Southwold and their route takes them through Halesworth, Lowestoft, Beccles, Bungay, Harleston and Starston, then on to The Pulhams, Buckingham, Attleborough and Mulbarton […]

Speeding History

Speeding History

Traffic – especially the speed of it – has been a perennial problem in Starston. There is, perhaps a tendency to think nothing is ever done about it but in fact efforts to deal with this problem go back well over 20 years. In April 2016 the Parish Council asked Dee Palmer to produce a […]

Pulham Primary School Allotment

Pulham Primary School Allotment

It is often said that children struggle with eating vegetables at the dinner table, but for youngsters at Pulham Primary School potatoes, carrots and broad beans are set to become an integral part of their lives. This is thanks to a new allotment off Barnes Road which has been created by Jon Ringham and Amy […]

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 […]