The Catholic parish of the Sacred Heart covers a sizeable area of rural east Norfolk. It is made up of three churches. Each of them has its own history and an active community. The church of St John of the Cross covers the town of Aylsham and the surrounding villages, the church of St Helen is situated at Hoveton and is sometimes referred to as ‘the chapel of the Broads’. At the centre is the Church of the Sacred Heart in North Walsham where the parish priest lives. If you are on holiday in this area you will find a warm welcome in each of our three churches.
North Walsham’s War Memorial Hospital has provided care for generations of people – thanks to unstinting support of the local community.
This site aims to show you the work of the hospital and how public donations, legacies and support in kind are improving life for patients, visitors and staff at a health car hub which is dear to the hearts of so many grateful families.
In just under three years we have already achieved so much in terms of new play provision within North Walsham. Two new parks are in full operation across the town and we have much more planned for the future!
The Heritage Centre is a record of the local community and will continue to develop, so the team is keen to receive donations of local items that can help describe the town’s history. Documents and photos can tell the story but physical objects can help make that history much more accessible, especially to younger generations.
The North Walsham Community centre is a venue for use by the general public for meeting, socialising, exercising and learning. It is a charity, run by a voluntary ….