February 2018

Moped rental

Kickstart Mopeds offers reduced hire of mopeds to assist people in getting to work or to college.

For more information go to their website here

Emergency planning

Know the risks, be informed, get prepared!  This summarises what the Emergency Planning Officer of Broadland D.C. and colleagues will be outlining at “Norfolk Prepared” – a meeting to be held on Tuesday, 15th May at 2.00 p.m. at Blofield Courthouse, Yarmouth Road, Blofield.  All are invited to hear local planning for emergencies great and small that may affect any of us.  Free entry though NB seating is limited to the first 50 people who arrive!  This meeting has been arranged by members of The Blofield Surgery Patient Participation Group.  Information on the Surgery website or ‘phone (01603)715804 for further details.

Minutes of 29th January 2018

29th January 2018

Draft plans for dualling of A47

Highways England have published draft plans for the dualling at North Burlingham. The design now features a flyover at the White House junction

Draft plans

Train line closed for repairs

As a result of major signal remodelling, lines will be closed between Norwich and Great Yarmouth & Norwich and Lowestoft for 9 days from Saturday 10 – Sunday 18 February 2018 (inclusive).

Lines will also be closed between Beccles and Lowestoft Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 & Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 February 2018.

Buses will replace trains for between Norwich and Great Yarmouth & Norwich and Lowestoft for a full 9 days commencing Saturday 10 February. Services will return to normal running commencing Monday 19 February. In addition, buses will also replace trains between Beccles and Lowestoft Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 & Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 February.

https://www.greateranglia.co.uk/travel-information/service-alterations/norwich-great-yarmouth-lowestoft-5

Indicative design for housing

This is just a draft layout of how the site might look. At present the owners, Norfolk County Council, are only seeking outline permission for the site. Detailed applications will be submitted at a later date:

indicative layout

Community News February 2018

February 2018

Public meeting re dualling of A47 (North Burlingham stretch

There is a public meeting with Highways England about the dualling of the A47 at North Burlingham on Thursday, 8th February at 6.30pm in Upton Village Hall.

Highways England will bring drawings of their latest draft proposals. Come along and find out more.

All welcome