8:30 AM August 20, 2022
We’re featuring people who live and work in north Norfolk in a series of Q&As. This week we speak to Scott Meadows-Wright, who is from North Walsham.
How would you best describe your job or role in the community?
As the manager of Aylsham Garden Centre I play a vital role within the community for providing jobs, supporting local charities and supporting the cafe staff.
We run a busy coffee shop which is becoming a central hub withing Aylsham.
How long have you lived in north Norfolk?
I’ve lived locally for 20 years working in and around Aylsham.
What would you do if you were mayor of your town or village for a day?
If I was mayor I would organise a street party for the community with all the local business being involved, to being people together and as a thank you for supporting their local businesses.
What is your favourite landmark in north Norfolk?
My favourite landmark is Cley Windmill.
What is your favourite pub?
I don’t have one specific favourite pub, I enjoy going to The Bluebell in North Walsham, Gunton Arms and Suffield Arms.
Which shops do you rely on?
Personally I rely on local shops including butchers, bakers and independent stores as I like to shop locally.
What is your favourite place to eat out in north Norfolk?
Aylsham Garden Centre coffee shop as it’s all homemade and freshly cooked.
What is a perfect day in north Norfolk for you?
My perfect day in North Norfolk would be visiting the local National Trust properties and the north Norfolk coast and stopping for a nice lunch.
Who is your north Norfolk hero?
Lauren Hemp, the international English footballer who originated from my local town – North Walsham.
What do you most love about north Norfolk?
The community spirit and the coastline, as there are so many lovely places to visit.
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