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East Coast Warriors U8 A 1, Buxton U8 4
East Coast Warriors U8 A 1, Buxton U8 0

Warriors started brightly against Buxton with the irrepressible B. Tucker working hard in midfield. Both teams created early goal-scoring opportunities but it was Buxton who proved best at converting them and by half time they led 3 – 0.
After the break Warriors continued to press forward and J. Potts scored his well-deserved first goal of the season. Goalkeeper E. Knight produced a spectacular save but a further goal was conceded to seal Buxton’s victory.
Undaunted by the result of the first match Warriors played with great determination in their second game against Buxton. Their passing was far more effective as they adjusted better to the muddy conditions. S. Creasey and N. Webb linked particularly well in attack whilst J. Daniels produced sterling work in defence. The first half was scoreless and the second half saw plenty of end-to-end football. Goalkeeper G. Glen played bravely to gather the ball from the feet of the Buxton forwards on several occasions. It was A. Ridgway who broke the deadlock with a long-range shot which eluded the Buxton keeper.
A Happy New Year to you and all your readers.   Thankyou for publishing the match reports for East Coast Warriors F.C. and giving publicity to what is possibly the largest organisation for youngsters (both boys and girls) between the ages of six and 10 in the borough.  We held a very successful Christmas Disco on December 19th, and thanks to the generosity of businesses large and small in Sheringham, who donated gifts for our fund raising events, we raised well in excess of 200 for the club funds on the night.  We also have promises of funding for new football kits from two businesses and one individual, which is especially- welcomed because of our future U11 side playing 11-a-side football for the first time.   Thankyou once again, one and all for your generosity.  John Humphrey
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We now find ourselves at the slightly quieter time of year for Sheringham; however with Easter being early this year the town will start being busier late March. I am pleased to say I continue to receive letters and comments about how the residents of the town see the problems which we have. One of the main issues is the continued damage to cars in the areas not covered by CCTV to this end I have deployed both our regular officers and the Police community support officers in the areas of Cremer Street and Cliff road . I would like to see home watch schemes in these areas this would increase the Police involvement in the community and would help to reduce this vandalism. If any body in the Sheringham area would like to be involved in such a scheme then they should contact myself or Mr Ted Gill at North Walsham Police station As you may have read the article in the EDP concerning the Sheringham Town council meeting we are in the process trying to replace the local beat Officer I see this as a important part of our contact with the towns residents I will hopefully have further information for my next article. To close can I please remind people that we need to know if there is a problem in their street or estate concerning damage or anti-social behaviour, unless we have a true picture of the problem areas we cannot direct police officers to the right locations at the right times of the day As always I am contactable at the station should any once to speak to me in person. Tony Toynton, Sheringham Police Station
The inter-cricket competition took place at the UEA today, attracted 90 youngsters from across Norfolk. There were 3 divisions and 15 teams. The Cromer Centre ‘A’ team remained undefeated and scored the highest number of runs throughout the competition (749) to lead the Division. The Cromer Centre ‘B’ team – Will Young, Ryan Oliver (Captain), Sam Flanagan, George Warner, Paul Kenrick, Ben Quilter & Matthew Broughton - won 3 of their 4 games coming 2nd in their division, which was a tremendous achievement. Harry Little and Connor Lancaster helped out with 2 other teams and performed admirably. Thetford ‘A’ won their division as second highest run makers (625) and went head to head with the Cromer Centre ‘A’ team in the grand finale. A grand finale it was with the Cromer Centre ‘A’ team winning a thrilling match to clinch the title of Norfolk County Inter-Cricket Champions and walking away their well deserved trophies. The ‘A’ team was Alex Craske (Captain), Ben Flanagan, Callum Fletcher, Jack Russon, Peter Minns, Aaron Spillett & Courtney Neave. Well done to you all.
On Sunday 13th March 2005 we will be having our annual Royal Marine Band concert in St Andrew’s Hall , Norwich in aid of King George’s Fund for Sailors. Tickets may be obtained from myself at the above address or combined bus and concert tickets from Sanders Coaches ( Tel. 01692 407832 ). Tickets are priced at 16.00, 12.00 and 4.00 (all reserved ).
King George’s Fund for Sailors cares not only for those that have served in the Royal Navy and Royal Marines but also Merchant Navy and Fishermen and, of course, their dependants. Sixty years after the end of the Second World War there are many elderly veterans from those Services who struggle constantly to meet expensive medical and living costs and need our financial support to maintain a basic quality of life. It may not be generally known that, on average, every year 118 fishermen are either killed or so seriously injured that they will never work again. Deep Sea fishing is the most dangerous job in the country with, on average, two fishing boats lost at sea every month. Yours faithfully, John Russell. Royal Navy ,County Secretary/Treasurer, KGFS. Woodlands Close,Holt, NR 25 6 DU. (tel; 01263 712885)
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