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:-
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):-
Acle Parish Council is applying for planning permission to change the use of land from agriculture to a cemetery, for half an acre of land at the top of Pyebush Lane, to the west of the footpath.
The Cranes have offered to sell us the land for a new cemetery, which we desperately need.
Details are at Broadland District Council’s website under application no: 20190908.
If you support this, please add your comments on the BDC website under 20190908 or email: [email protected]
See the application here
(put in 20190908)
Repton Homes and Lovell, will be at the Parish Council Meeting on Monday, 24th June to show their plans for the new homes on the land between Norwich Road and Mill Lane. They will be at the Methodist Hall from 6.40pm, with an opportunity for questions before the Council meeting starts….
If you have an issue with people not picking up after their dogs, you might like to put up this poster:
Norfolk Police and Fire services have started using What3words to identify rural locations.
Find out your What3words address is here and download the App in case you need it
A Public Spaces Protection Order has been implemented across the whole of Broadland District requiring those in charge of dogs to clear up after them on all land open to the public.
The order is in effect as of 1st March 2019.
The Order applies to the following land:
All roads and highways
Public footpaths and verges
Sports and recreations grounds
Parks and public open spaces
Agricultural land and common land (unless the land owner has expressed permission to the contrary)
The maximum penalty for failing to comply with the order is £1,000 and the fixed penalty notice is £100.
A copy of the order can be viewed via the Council’s website: www.broadland.gov.uk. Please telephone the Environmental Health Department on 01603 430488 for queries relating to any aspect of the Order. Email: [email protected]
Several households in Upton have been successful in claiming back some money from their Water Company because their surface (rain) water drains into soakaways and does not use the water company’s pipes and drains.
More information is available here:
Surface water drainage
Grants are available for installing central heating for the first time.
Mobile Lloyds Bank
Don’t forget there is a mobile unit from Lloyds Bank which visits the Acle Recreation Centre car park on Tuesdays from 10.00 to 12.15 and 13.00 – 14.45 and the mobile bank also visits The Kings Head car park in Lingwood on Fridays, between 9.45 and 11.30…