Welcome to the Acle Parish Council website.

Our contact details are on the right hand side of the page.

There is a new website for the whole village of Acle – take a look at

www.VisitAcle.com

 

Village Cinema

The next two films are:

Saturday 11th July at 2.30 and 6.30 pm

– Second Best Marigold Hotel

and Saturday, 8th August at 2.30 and 6.30pm

– the new Cinderella

Both in the Bure Room at Acle Recreation Centre (entrance opposite children’s play area)

NWT event at Acle Library on 11th July

A Wild Morning in Acle

Saturday 11  July

10am to 1pm

Acle Library, Bridewell Lane, Acle, Norfolk, NR13 3RA

 

Join us for a fun packed wildlife morning of guided walks at Roman Wood, with wild craft activities, minibeast hunting, bird box making and much, much more at Acle Library.

 

Take part in the ‘Seedy Saturday Wildlife Trail’ and win a tree to take home.

 

Free entry (small charge for some activities e.g. bird box making).

 

No need to book, just turn-up and join in.

 

www.norfolkwildlifetrust.org.uk

Police report for Acle area

The following is a local policing update for the Acle neighbourhood

 

Weekly crime summary 19th to 25th June 2015

Breckland Home Watch Message 26th June 2015

The Broadland area continues to experience a spate of works vans being broken into and tools stolen, arrests have been made this week but we continue to encourage people to empty their works van of valuable items, especially over the weekends. We also urge any persons who work on construction sites who are offered second hand tools for sale and feel they are not genuine sales to call us with their suspicions.

 

Apparently if the weather experts are accurate, we are going to be experiencing a heatwave next week, so if you come to North Norfolk for a day on the beach or on the Broads please can you remember not to leave valuables unattended, as we would have your day out spoilt by being a victim of theft.

 

The drink drive campaign continues until the end of the month so please can we ask don’t risk drinking and driving , as tempting as it may be on a hot and sunny day as Police are carrying out stops as part of the campaign. Could you risk losing your licence?

 

The Royal Norfolk show is next week, if you are attending please remember to call in at the Police stalls and say hello and talk to officers around crime prevention advice or any issues you have.

District summary

Superintendent Stuart Gunn

Consultation on Norwich city centre plans

23 June 2015

 

Chance to comment on latest Norwich city centre plans

 

People who live, work, shop and do business in the centre of Norwich are being invited to comment on the latest plans for changes in city centre.

All Saints Green, Westlegate, Golden Ball Street and the surrounding area are all in line for major changes under proposals drawn up by Norwich City Council and Norfolk County Council. The plans include changes to traffic flows, the creation of more pedestrian areas, and the removal of traffic lights and kerbside barriers at a number of junctions.

The plans build upon other ‘Transport for Norwich’ projects, especially the recent changes in St Stephens Street, Chapel Field North, and Rampant Horse Street. Together the changes to the city centre are designed to support the vitality of the main commercial area by reducing conflict between vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists, while maintaining access for all modes of travel – car, bus and taxi, motorcycle, bicycle and walking.

The proposals for the All Saints Green, Westlegate, Golden Ball Street and surrounding area are intended to:

  • Give motorists easier access to car parks, including John Lewis, both Castle Mall car parks and the multi-storey under construction off Rose Lane.
  • Restore All Saints Green as an attractive traffic-free open space.
  • Improve connection with the rest of the city centre by removing traffic from Westlegate.
  • Simplify north-south vehicle access by making Golden Ball Street two-way.

Changes being proposed include:

  • All Saints Street and part of All Saints Green pedestrianised*, linking the main city centre to John Lewis and Ber Street via Westlegate.
  • Westlegate pedestrianised* for its entire length.
  • Golden Ball Street open to two-way traffic (currently one-way).
  • Farmers Avenue two-way as far as Castle Mall car park, allowing direct access from Ber Street via Cattle Market Street/Golden Ball Street. Western end of Farmers pedestrianised*.
  • Traffic lights removed from junctions at: Red Lion Street/Castle Meadow, St Stephens Street/Rampant Horse Street, St Stephens Street/Surrey Street, and Cattle Market Street/Rouen Road.
  • Informal pedestrian crossing points at Castle Meadow/Red Lion Street, St Stephens Street/Rampant Horse Street, Rouen Road/Cattle Market Street, and Farmers Avenue /Golden Ball Street.
  • New signal controlled pedestrian crossing on St Stephens Street by Surrey Street. Existing signal controlled crossing on Red Lion Street by Orford Hill retained.
  • Red Lion Street available for use by buses, taxis, cyclists and for access only.
  • Extra pay and display parking on Rouen Road.
  • New disabled parking and coach bay on Ber Street, replacing some pay and display parking.
  • John Lewis car park access available from both directions on Ber Street (currently only left turn in and out).
  • Entire area within the new 20mph City Centre Zone.

*In most pedestrian areas, access for cycling, deliveries and servicing will be maintained.

Consultation on the detailed proposals is now underway online at www.norfolk.gov.uk/citychanges (follow the Golden Ball Street link) and displays will be available to view from 1 July at Westlegate Tower (window display) and at City Hall, where staff will be on hand from 10am to 6.30pm on 1 July and 2 July.

Views can be given online, by email to norwich.transport@norfolk.gov.uk, or by post to Golden Ball Street/Westlegate Consultation, Transport for Norwich – floor 6, Norfolk County Council, County Hall, Martineau Lane, Norwich, NR1 2DH. The consultation will run until 27 July 2015 and report taken to the Norwich Highways Agency Committee in September.

Cllr Steve Morphew, Norfolk County Council, Chair of the Norwich Highways Agency Committee, said: “This is the next step in the major changes that are securing Norwich’s place as one of the country’s top shopping destinations. There’s a lot of detail in these proposals, and I hope that people will take a little time to study the plans and let us know if there is anything that could be improved or looked at again.”

Cllr Bert Bremner, Norwich City Council’s cabinet member for environment and sustainable development, said: “We value people’s insight into the proposals – whether it’s from a pedestrian, motorist, cyclist or local business perspective. This will help us to fine-tune plans and hopefully iron out potential issues, meaning the scheme can fulfil its potential to improve this important part of the city centre.”

Agenda for 29th June 2015

Refreshments from 7.00 pm and meeting starts at 7.30 pm

29th June 2015

Beighton, 27th June

All Saints Café, Beighton

with tABLE TOP SALE and STRAWBERRY LUNCHES

Saturday 27th june

11:00 – 3:00

Beighton Village Hall

TABLE BOOKINGS – £5  :  01493 751186

Draft Minutes of the meeting on 18th May 2015

18th May 2015

Safer Neighbourhood Area Panel Meeting

There is a SNAP meeting on 10th June 2015 at 18:00hrs at Brundall Memorial Hall

Residents are welcome to attend to raise issues or concerns with the local police

Broadland DC launches solar panel scheme

If interested, you need to register by 18th June

Read more at:

http://www.broadland.gov.uk/news.aspx?id=23545

or www.solartogether.co.uk

Police report

Broadland Home Watch Message 29th May 2015

We have experienced a spate of overnight thefts whereby tools have been taken from vehicles, especially transit vans, and break-ins to sheds, other outbuildings and commercial premises and building sites. If you have a work van or you use a significant quantity of tools, please be vigilant and take all reasonable security measures.