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3rd March Parish Council issues commemorative Millennium mugs to all pupils at the local primary school.
March Barclays Bank close village branch.  Village left without a bank.   Post Office comes into its own.
1st July Millennium Quilt open to view at St Mary's Church Fete.  Quilt becomes a permanent feature in the church.
22nd July Bingham Quartet perform in St Mary's.  Stephen and Brenda Bingham have lived in Feltwell for nearly 2 years.
9th October Members of the Suffolk Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament gathered outside the main gate at RAF Feltwell for a three-hour protest.  (This a fairly regular occurrence)


19th Jan The Millennium Feltwell website received its worldwide premier(!) at the Feltwell Historical and Archaeological Society's Annual General Meeting in Feltwell school library.
August Work begins on much needed repairs to St Mary's Tower.
5th November The Mayor of KLWN visits Feltwell for the first time in living memory.


February Shaun Greatbach wins Dutch Open darts competition; becomes third person ever to achieve a 9 dart finish live on television.

Large article in the EDP about the Feltwell Museum and A&H Society.

March Scaffolding removed from St Mary's Tower following repairs.  New clock face installed together with extensive work both inside and out.
March Feltwell & District Trefoil Guild forms.


January Overflow car park at Doctors' Surgery built by Parish Council.
Ann Brooks (nee Baker) becomes Norfolk County Commissioner for Girl Guiding.
18th September Mrs Gladys Baxter celebrates her 100 birthday.
8th November 75 Squadron War Memorial unveiled by the High Commissioner for New Zealand.   Photographs


3rd October New Bell delivered to St Mary's Church in memory of Harold G. Doughty, 1918-2002, by his widow. Photograph


15th January Quiz Night, held in aid of the Asian Tsunami disaster, raises 572.25p
7th May VE Day concert held in Methodist Hall.
8th May 75(NZ) Squadron Memorial Service held to mark the 60th anniversary of the end of WW2. Many New Zealanders attended.
August Barrie Reeves retires as caretaker at Feltwell School after 23 years.
August Glass hall wall at Feltwell School replaced by brick. Mural of Sir Edmund De Moundeford in the hall painted over.
September www.feltwell.org launched.
1st September Dispensary opens at Feltwell Surgery.
31st October Dr Ian Nisbet retires after 28 years as a doctor in Feltwell.  Mrs Deannie Nisbet retires as Practice Manger.
1st November Dr Michael Pullen joins Drs Mike Hughes and Giselle Sagar. Mrs Sharon Wilson joins as Practice Manger from a Surgery in Stirling.


3rd Feb Miss Alice Baker has her 100th birthday.
August Mrs J. Leveridge retires as Deputy Headteacher after 39 years at Feltwell Primary School.
2nd September

Chrissie Wellington (29) becomes World Amateur Triathlon Champion in Switzerland.



January Former Parish Council Chairman and local farmer Mr Edwin Porter died. Obit from EDP
22nd February Opening of "The Fish Piper" Fish & Chip Shop in Feltwell.  It has taken over the old Greengrocer's premises in the village.
March Parish Council gets email.
April Upcher Road opens.
May PFL (Proper Feltwell Lot) youth group forms with intention of raising finance to build a Skate Park in Feltwell.
August Karen Pullen, of Feltwell, wins the first heat of West Norfolk Has Talent.
August A report, made public under the Freedom of Information Act, revealed that Feltwell was amongst 537 sites considered as possible areas for disposing of nuclear waste in the 1980s. Thankfully it was dropped at the very first stage.
August New play equipment installed on playing field.
August PFL receives grant aid from NCC Youth Fund for a youth shelter to be located on the playing field.
September Ken Stowell, Chair of the Feltwell Archaeological and Historical Society, dies.  Obit from village magazine.
7th October Feltwell promoted on the Roy Waller Show on BBC Radio Norfolk.  Feltwellians interviewed included Chris Cock, Vice Chairman of the Feltwell Historical & Archaeological Society, Sarah, Landlady of the Chequers Public House, Claire Scarff, Chairperson of W.I., Yvonne Brown, Lifetime President of Alveva Quilters.
11th October Chrissie Wellington wins second successive women's title in the World Ironman Championship.
31st October PFL Halloween Sleep Over in St Mary's church for 30 12 to 16 year olds. This is possibly the first ever lock-in the church.
30th November Friends of St Mary's Quilt Raffle won by Grace Johnson.  Quilt made by Kathy Lowery in Florida.
December Plans approved for 76 new houses at RAF Feltwell.
December PFL receives 24,900 to create a skate park from WREN.


February Ancient bog oak more than 50ft long dredged from the soil of Feltwell Fen.
March We are pleased to announce that the Bishop of Ely has written to the churchwardens confirming the appointment of the Revd. Joan Horan as Priest in Charge of the Grimshoe Group.  The newly formed Grimshoe Group consists of  the churches in Feltwell, Methwold, Northwold, Hockwold and Weeting.  Joan will be living in the Rectory, Oak Street, Feltwell.  Joan is currently Priest in Charge of Grenfell, Bathurst Diocese, New South Wales, Australia.
March Work begins on St Mary's roof.
20th May Revd Joan Horan licensed as Priest in Charge of the Grimshoe Group by the Bishop of Huntingdon.
10th June The Lodge Public House reopens following refurbishment by new owner, complete with an outside colour change from white to brick red.
28th June Feltwell competes in West Norfolk Inter-Village games for the first time.  Read report
July Additional problems identified with St Mary's roof requiring an extra 40 000 of work.

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