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Statement of persons nominated for elections on 12th December 2019


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 :


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.

Agenda for 28th October 2019


Beighton Road to be closed 5th November over railway at junction with Jolly’s Lane

NORFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL proposes to make a Temporary Traffic Order affecting the C437 Beighton Road from its junction with the 59447 Jollys Lane for a distance of 60 metres northwards in the PARISH OF ACLE because of detailed examination of rail over road bridge.

The road will be temporarily closed (except for access) on 5th November 2019 for the duration of the works, expected to be 1 day within the period.

Parish councillor vacancy

David Burnett has resigned as parish councillor. The councillors send their thanks to David for his contribution to the council and wish him well.

The  councillors will look to co-opt a new councillor at the meeting on 28th October if no election is requested for this one vacancy.

This vacancy is in addition to the existing vacancy arising from the elections in May. The councillors hope to co-opt a new councillor for this first vacancy at the meeting on 30th September.

Parish councillors are unpaid but training is available. A parish council is a corporate entity and all decisions are made in council meetings. If you are interested in finding out more, please look at the recent parish council minutes and get in touch with the parish clerk, Pauline James, at [email protected], or speak to one of the current councillors.

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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 :


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):-


Consultation on plans for 138 homes on land off Norwich Road