• Photographic ID required for May elections

    From May 2023 you will be required to show an official form of photographic identification (ID) when you vote in person at a polling station, a list of acceptable ID documents is included below. If you do not have any of the accepted forms of ID you will be able to apply online for a free Voter Authority Certificate – this is a photographic identity document specifically for the purpose of voting.

    If you own an accepted form of photographic ID but it has expired it can still be used, as long as the photograph is still a good likeness of you.

    The application service for Voter Authority Certificates is expected go live mid January 2023, please check our website for updates and information on how you can apply. If you need to apply for a Voter Authority Certificate, make sure you do so in good time ahead of it being required at the polling station.

    Acceptable forms of ID will include:

    • A passport issued by the UK, any of the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man, a British Overseas Territory, an EEA state or a Commonwealth country
    • A driving licence issued by the UK, any of the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man or an EEA state
    • A biometric immigration document
    • An identity card bearing the Proof of Age Standards Scheme hologram (a PASS card)
    • Ministry of Defence Form 90 (Defence Identity Card)
    • A Blue Badge
    • A national identity card issued by an EEA state
    • An Older Person’s Bus Pass
    • A Disabled Person’s Bus Pass
    • An Oyster 60+ Card
    • A Freedom Pass
    • A Scottish National Entitlement Card issued in Scotland
    • A 60 and Over Welsh Concessionary Travel Card issued in Wales
    • A Disabled Person’s Welsh Concessionary Travel Card issued in Wales
    • A Senior SmartPass issued in Northern Ireland
    • A Registered Blind SmartPass or Blind Person’s SmartPass issued in Northern Ireland
    • A War Disablement SmartPass or War Disabled SmartPass issued in Northern Ireland
    • A 60+ SmartPass issued in Northern Ireland
    • A Half Fare SmartPass issued in Northern Ireland
    • An Electoral Identity Card issued in Northern Ireland
  • Consultation event on new housing for Acle

    Acle residents should have received this leaflet from Crocus Homes.

    22.11.21 – Land at Leffins Lane, Acle – Final Consultation Leaflet
  • The Cinnamon Trust needs more dog walking volunteers in Acle

    The Cinnamon Trust is the national charity whose wonderful volunteers help people over retirement age and those in the latter stages of a terminal illness by offering all kinds of free pet care. We are looking for dog walking volunteers to support a resident of Acle and their dog who would love some extra walks.

    Many elderly or ill pet owners worry about their ability to provide proper care for their animals and start looking to rehome what may be their only companion.  This is where our national network of dedicated volunteers step in to offer support enabling them to stay together.  We’ll walk the dog for a housebound owner, we’ll foster pets when owners need hospital or hospice care, and even clean out the bird cage or litter trays.

    If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, you can download our volunteer registration form from our web site www.cinnamon.org.uk or email us at [email protected]  If you would like to have a more in-depth chat about becoming a volunteer, please call us during office hours (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm) on 01736 758 701, or you can check out our website www.cinnamon.org.uk  for more details.

    The Cinnamon Trust is a Registered Charity No: 1134680. The Cinnamon Trust is a limited company registered in England and Wales. Registered Office: 10 Market Square, Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 4HE. Company Number 07004861

Cookies For Comments Image