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Paddington Saturday 18th April

Showing at 3.00pm at Acle Social Club. Tickets on the door.

Concert at Beighton on 23rd April


Acle Academy Bingo

Acle Academy Project Tanzania 2015 are holding a Prize Bingo on Saturday 16 May at Acle Social Club, doors open at 6.30pm, eyes down 7pm.

A raffle, tea, coffee and cakes will be available.

Bring your family and friends and join us.  All welcome.

Funds raised will go towards the Project Costs for the trip which is taking place in October 2015.

Upton Horticultural Society

Upton Horticultural Society

7.45pm at Upton Village Hall in Cargate Lane, Upton

14th April                     Workers, Wellingtons and Wheelbarrows

12th May                      Unusual Edibles

9th June                        The Lake District and Its Wildlife

14th July                       Garden Bugs? Cohabit, Conserve or Control

11th August                 A Year in a Florist Shop

8th September              Story of Henstead Exotic Garden

13th October                Highlights of Chelsea and Hampton Court

10th November                        Sweet Peas

8th December               Annual Meeting and Social Evening


Chairman: John Harriss 01493 751057

Draft minutes of 30th March 2015

30th March 2015

Weekend closures of A47 at Postwick

Weekend One – 17 to 20 April

The westbound carriageway, towards Dereham, will close at 8pm on Friday 17 April. The eastbound carriageway will be kept open until traffic has cleared after the Norwich City vs Middlesborough match (about 11pm). The road will reopen no later than 6am on Monday 20 April, earlier if possible.

Weekend Two – 24 to 27 April

Closure of both carriageways at 8pm Friday 24 April.  Please note – there will be off-peak delays on the westbound diversion route while beams are moved from the site compound on to the A47 itself. Road to reopen no later than 6am Monday 27 April.

Weekend Three – 8 to 11 May

Closure of both carriageways at 8pm Friday 8 May. Road to reopen no later than 6am Monday 11 May.

Weekend Four – 15 to 18 May

If progress is good, this weekend closure will not be necessary. The decision will be publicised as soon as possible.

Parish council elections

7 people stood for election in Acle so all are automatically elected and become councillors on Monday, 11th May. John Harriss remains as chairman, and Tony Hemmingway as Vice-chairman, until immediately after the election of a new chairman at the meeting on 18th May.
The new councillors are:
Sally Aldridge
Annie Bassham
Angela Bishop
Jackie Clover
Barry Coveley
David Burnett
Tony Hemmingway
The Parish Council will seek to co-opt residents to fill the remaining 5 places at the Parish Council meeting on 18th May.  If you are interested in being considered as a parish councillor, please contact the clerk on 01493 751070 or Paulinejames@aol.com

Broads Outdoors Festival 2nd – 17th May

The Broads Outdoors Festival runs from 2nd – 17th May

For details and programme:


Scam calls re Citizens Advice Bureau

The Citizens Advice consumer service is aware that calls are being made to the public claiming to be from us. The caller may ask for sensitive financial information to be given. We will never ask for such information and such calls do not come from us.

If you receive such a call, you can report it to Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040, or at www.actionfraud.police.uk

Next blood donor session 23rd April

At Acle Recreation Centre