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Agenda for 25th November 2019

Agenda

Carols around the Christmas Tree – 5th December

Everyone is invited to sing carols around the tree on The Green on Thursday, 5th December at 7.00pm

Hot soup will be available

Register to vote by 26th November 2019

Deadline for registering to vote in the General Election

Register by 11:59pm on 26 November to vote in the General Election on 12 December.

If you want to apply to vote by post, register before:

  • 5pm on 26 November if you live in England, Scotland or Wales
  • 5pm on 21 November if you live in Northern Ireland

If you’re going to be abroad on election day, you can apply to vote by proxy after you’ve registered. It takes time to vote by post from overseas.

Who can register

You can register if you’re both:

  • aged 16 or over (or 14 or over in Scotland)
  • a UK citizen (or an Irish, EU or Commonwealth citizen with a permanent UK address)

You will not be able to vote until you are 18. If you live in Scotland, you can vote in Scottish Parliament and local elections when you’re 16.

Click here to register

Safer Neighbourhood Area Panel (SNAP) meeting – revised date

The next SNAP meeting is:

Wednesday, 15th January 2020 6.30pm at Brundall Memorial Hall, Links Avenue

All residents are very welcome to attend

Cuppa with a Copper

Broadland Engagement Officer, PC Vicky Bailey, will be hosting monthly drop-in engagement surgeries, on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, at Acle Library.

The first one will be 10th December from 12.00 to 14.00hrs at Acle Library.

All residents are very welcome to drop in to see PC Bailey to ask about local issues or concerns.

 

Statement of persons nominated for elections on 12th December 2019

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Revised plans for land north of Norwich Road

Broadland District Council have announced that there are amended plans for the planning application no: 20191215.

These include an amended layout, changes to the access road, minor design changes, levels, drainage and play area information.

You can see these plans at :

https://secure.broadland.gov.uk/Northgate/PlanningExplorer/GeneralSearch.aspx

Put in 20191215 under Application Number, then click Search at the bottom of the page

Then click on 20191215 and then View Related Documents at the bottom of the page

Documents are listed with the dates they were submitted so you can find then newer documents.

The parish council will consider these amended plans at the meeting on 28th October.

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Plans for land off Norwich Road/Mill Lane

The plans have been published for the Norfolk County Council land off Norwich Road/ Mill Lane. It’s for 137 residential units, and includes 1-beds to 4-beds, with a mix of affordable rented, shared-ownership and market homes.

You can see the plans at :

https://secure.broadland.gov.uk/…/Planni…/GeneralSearch.aspx

Put in 20191215 under Application Number, then click Search at the bottom of the page

Then click on 20191215 and then View Related Documents at the bottom of the page

I would start with the “Site Masterplan”…

Affordable rented and shared ownership homes on Land off Norwich Road

33% of the dwellings on the land off Norwich Road will be affordable (intermediate housing and rented housing for eligible households whose needs are not met by the market)
• Of these, expected that 60% will be rented and 40% will be Intermediate Housing (=dwellings for sale at prices below local market price – can include shared equity)
• Up to 1/3rd of the affordable rented dwellings to be let on first occupation to people living in Acle, or if not then people who work in Acle, or if not then people who need to move to Acle to support family members or receive support, or if not then other residents in Broadland area (BDC to allocate the tenants)
For checking with Housing Options to ensure you are registered on the Council’s Housing list please use:-

[email protected]

Tel 01603 430641

For the Intermediate Tenure (probably as shared ownership) in the first instance please register with Help to Buy ESE (for shared ownership NOT equity loan):-

https://www.helptobuyese.org.uk/