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November film

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


Parish Council Agenda

Parish Council Agenda - 8th November 2018


A good WI year

Stanhoe WI members look back on recent successes.


October film

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


Wise women

Stanhoe WI members learn about witchcraft.


Another Road Closure

Road Closure - 8 - 21 October 2018


Overnight Road Closure

Overnight Road Closure - Stanhoe Crossroads


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Hunstanton 15 Nov
04:59 low (2.38m)
11:00 high (5.35m)
17:18 low (2.80m)
23:04 high (5.53m)

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11 August 2018

Mary Lancefield

Remembering Mary Lancefield of Stanhoe, who died on 9 July.

Mary raises her glassZita Mary Lancefield – amazing lady with an extraordinary range of interests involving so many friends. Those friends who have met Mary through teaching and schools, making glass, supporting the hard of hearing, church recording, WI, lace making, singing, swimming, fitness classes, lunching, coffee drinking, supporting Mike with beekeeping and honey making (and a whole list of other activities!) will all feel her loss keenly. Mary didn’t just turn up – she was a real roll-your-sleeves-up-and-get-involved person with strong opinions of what was going on.

Mary was strong on family – we all looked forward to the stories of the annual holidays in Lyme Regis which involved numerous members of her family. She looked forward to these trips all year and would discuss the logistics of travel and accommodation for hours. She adored all her grandchildren, following their lives and supporting as much as she could. They have the most beautiful quilts and knitwear courtesy of her busy fingers!

Mary lived the last years of her life with humour at the challenges illness and its treatment brought her. She had always had such a great sense of humour and she didn’t lose it then. Even at her worst moments she tried not to let it all get her down, but some of us saw the annoyance at moments when she couldn’t just get on with life. Such a lovely normal human reaction which would pass quickly. That’s what she was – a warm loving human being who gave time to love and listen.

R.I.P. Mary, loved and missed by so many.

Mary Lancefield and Mary Hall show off two pieces of their glass art

Mary Lancefield (l) and Mary Hall (r)
with their glass art in 2012 

Mary’s funeral took place at Norfolk Bluebell Wood Burial Park, Hainford, on 10 August.

Posted by: Charles
Posted on: 11 August 2018

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