At the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council Jim Booty was re elected chairman and Mrs Rosemary Crisp was re-elected Vice Chairman. The new Code of Conduct was adopted, and the register of members' interests is being drawn up.
Five a side goals are being erected on Northwold and Whittington Recreation Grounds.
The Tennis Court is finished, at a cost of £14,000, and the Tennis club is functioning.
New seats will be ordered for the swings, and gravel put on the car park. Permission was given for Jubilee celebrations on both recreation grounds.
Work on the plinth of the Cross should start soon. Warning lights are to be installed at the Methwold Road crossroads to protect "Adrians Wall".
May 2nd saw the annual May Queen ceremony at Northwold School. A crowd of parents and friends saw Rosie Stutchbury crowned Queen, accompanied by her King, Connor Clifford. The Princesses were Sophie Ward, Kay Eyles, Sapphire Stutchbury and Anthea Graham. The Princes were Jasper Field and Thomas Wood, The Guards Ashley Jolly and Nick Turner, with Troy Callaby as the Jester.
After posies had been presented, the infants sang songs, Class 2 performed a Morris Dance, and the older children danced round the Maypole. Fortunately the promised rain kept away.