Night-time road closures A47

A47 Works – Thickhorn Interchange – Trowse Newton

Highways England operates, maintains and modernises the strategic road network in
the East of England. We are committed to making journeys more reliable and ensuring
that the region’s roads are fit for now and for the future.
• Road surface improvements
• Refreshment of road markings and studs

The work is planned to start on Monday 16 September 2019 and is programmed to
take approximately 3 weeks. Our working times will be between the hours of 8pm and
6am on weekdays only. Should there be a requirement to significantly re-programme
the work, a further notification will be issued.
These road improvements are necessary to maintain the strategic road network along
the A47. This will add benefits such as a better road surface, safety improvements and
an improved journey for our customers.

Traffic restrictions
We are aware the affect traffic disruption has on our customers and the local
community and will only be diverting traffic onto local roads when absolutely
necessary. Where we do need to close the A47 and divert traffic, we closely consult
with the local authority to agree the most appropriate route and timings.
The following road closure will be in place between 8pm and 6am on weekdays only.
• Closure of the A47 eastbound between Thickthorn Interchange and Postwick
Monday 16 September to Thursday 26 September
• Closure of the A47 westbound between Postwick and Thickthorn Interchange
Friday 27 September to Wednesday 9 October

Night-time road closures A47

A47 Works – Thickhorn Interchange – Trowse Newton

Highways England operates, maintains and modernises the strategic road network in
the East of England. We are committed to making journeys more reliable and ensuring
that the region’s roads are fit for now and for the future.
• Road surface improvements
• Refreshment of road markings and studs

The work is planned to start on Monday 16 September 2019 and is programmed to
take approximately 3 weeks. Our working times will be between the hours of 8pm and
6am on weekdays only. Should there be a requirement to significantly re-programme
the work, a further notification will be issued.
These road improvements are necessary to maintain the strategic road network along
the A47. This will add benefits such as a better road surface, safety improvements and
an improved journey for our customers.

Traffic restrictions
We are aware the affect traffic disruption has on our customers and the local
community and will only be diverting traffic onto local roads when absolutely
necessary. Where we do need to close the A47 and divert traffic, we closely consult
with the local authority to agree the most appropriate route and timings.
The following road closure will be in place between 8pm and 6am on weekdays only.
• Closure of the A47 eastbound between Thickthorn Interchange and Postwick
Monday 16 September to Thursday 26 September
• Closure of the A47 westbound between Postwick and Thickthorn Interchange
Friday 27 September to Wednesday 9 October

Agenda for 5th September 2019

Agenda

Blue-green algae

We’ve had a report of blue-green algae in the water in Upton boat dyke. Please keep your dogs out of the water until it has cleared

Dog fouling posters

If you have an issue with people not picking up after their dogs, you might like to put up this poster

Top_Dog_Poster

What3words : useful for rural locations

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

Further information

 

Parish council election

Nominations

As 7 people were nominated, for 7 spaces, all 7 are automatically elected and there will not be an election for the parish council on 2nd May, just for the district council.

New Order re clearing up after your dog

Public Notice

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

Woodland

Heath

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]

Rebate on surface water drainage charges

Several households in the village 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

Warm Homes Fund

Grants are available for installing central heating for the first time:

WHF leaflet

LLoyds Bank mobile unit on Tuesdays

A mobile unit from Lloyds Bank visits the Acle Recreation Centre car park on Tuesdays from 10.00 to 12.15 and 13.00 – 14.45.