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WI good cheer

Stanhoe WI members get into the festive spirit.

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Parish Council Minutes

Parish Council Minutes - 8th November 2018

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November film

The Mercy (12A) is showing in Stanhoe on Monday 12 November.

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Parish Council Agenda

Parish Council Agenda - 8th November 2018

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A good WI year

Stanhoe WI members look back on recent successes.

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October film

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is showing in Stanhoe on 17 October.

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Wise women

Stanhoe WI members learn about witchcraft.

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Tide times

Hunstanton 18 Dec
01:43 high (5.78m)
08:28 low (2.16m)
14:39 high (5.82m)
20:57 low (2.47m)

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14 March 2018

Ken Beckett

Ken Beckett died on 21 February after a short illness.

Wake at the Farmer’s Arms

Update 14 March: After Ken’s funeral there will be a wake at the Farmer’s Arms, Knights Hill, King’s Lynn.

The funeral is on Friday 16 March at 4.45 pm at King’s Lynn crematorium, his son Keith reports.

Gillian (standing) and Ken (squatting) in the garden with flowers and birdbath

Gillian and Ken in their garden in Stanhoe

Ken and his wife Gillian lived for many years at Bramley Cottage in Stanhoe. Ken was not much involved in village affairs but supported Gillian in her work with the WI, Stanhoe Archive and many other activities.

Ken was a professional botanist who created the Stanhoe variety of geranium. He authored an impressive number of books for gardeners, as you can see on Amazon and Worldcat.

Gillian died in August 2016, and in February 2017 Ken moved to a smaller house in Docking.

Posted by: Charles
Posted on: 14 March 2018

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