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PUBLISHED: 13:58 25 September 2009 | UPDATED: 14:15 06 July 2010

Natter and Chatter Morning Closure - There will be no Natter and Chatter nor Credit Union mornings for the next two Mondays (28 September and 5 October) at the Gunton Estate Community Hall, Hollingsworth Road; however they will be returning on Monday 12 October from 9.

Natter and Chatter Morning Closure - There will be no Natter and Chatter nor Credit Union mornings for the next two Mondays (28 September and 5 October) at the Gunton Estate Community Hall, Hollingsworth Road; however they will be returning on Monday 12 October from 9.30 am to 11.15 am as usual with informal drop-ins for teas, coffees and rolls, as well as friendly chat and Credit Union collection point. In the meantime, the collection point will continue in conjunction with the Hall's Good Food Co-op Healthy Eating afternoons from 1 pm to 3 pm for the next two Fridays. Contact the Hall's community team on 01502 564601 for more information.

Forthcoming Community Halloween Party - Tickets will be available from 1st October for the annual Gunton Estate Family Halloween Party and Disco, which will be held from 7.30 pm to 10.30 pm on Saturday 31 October at the estate's Community Meeting Hall, Hollingsworth Road. Organised by the Gunton Estate Tenants and Residents Association, tickets will cost £1 each including buffet. Fancy dress is optional, this year the theme will be centred round “witches and wizards”. Please note that no child can be admitted unless accompanied by a responsible adult. For more information, contact Ann Hubbard on 01502 564601.

Messy Church Harvest - St Benedict's Church, Hollingsworth Road, is holding its annual all-age Messy Church Harvest Service this Sunday from 3.30 pm to 6 pm. The programme will include games, crafts, celebration, as well as a meal. Messy Church is an opportunity for people of all ages to celebrate together to help everyone to feel they belong to the church and to help them have fun and be creative together. There is no charge but donations will be welcome. Please note: children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Contact John or Sue on 01502 580707 for more details.

Gunton Estate Roadworks - The relatively dry weather has meant that repairs to Hollingsworth Road - which includes maintenance to the original concrete road as well as the laying of new kerbstones - remains on schedule. The eastern side of Hollingsworth Road, from St Benedict's Church to Ashley Downs, was concluded a week ago. Contractors are now working on the opposite side from Bourne Road to Spashett Road. Monday saw the start of the most complex part of the work so far; the junction with Harris Avenue and Montgomery Avenue, which is also the busiest part of the estate. Not only is it the community's shopping centre, but close by are the Community Hall and the Gunton Baptist Church, as well as a bus route. Some initial problems were caused; however one unforeseen dilemma in Harris Avenue was the occasional car parking near the traffic lights which tended to hinder the traffic flow. The completion of the roadworks, which will include resurfacing the length of Hollingsworth Road from Yarmouth Road to Oulton Road, is expected to be completed by the end of October.

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