• Help available at Acle Library

    Bags of items are available for collection, for Free, in all libraries.
    Keep Warm and Go – Bags contain; Hat, blanket, scarf, gloves, thermal vest and thermal socks
    Toiletries to Go – Bags contain; deodorant, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, shower gel and hand gel
    Cleaning to Go – Bags contain spray cleaner, cleaning cloths, washing up liquid and washing powder
    Tricky Period – Bags contain one pack regular and one pack of super/night sanitary pads
    Tricky Period Sustainable – Menstrual cup; choice of either size A or size B
    Washable sanitary pads (three regular & three super pads)
    There is additional information on these webpages:
  • Help available for local residents

    Acle & District Foodbank:

    Contact the Foodbank for a food parcel on the freephone number
    0800 774 7286 for some short-term help

    Help is also available from:

    Norfolk County Council’s Assistance Scheme (NAS): 0344 800 8020

    • Provide emergency financial help
    • Supply essential household goods and furniture
    • Give support, guidance and advice

    To receive help from the NAS you must:

    • Be 16–years-old or over
    • Live in Norfolk
      • Or have been moved out of Norfolk by a government department in the past three months
      • Or plan to move to Norfolk in the next 28 days
    • Be in financial hardship or receive a means-tested benefit

    NCC will look at your income and savings. If you have adequate savings to meet your basic living needs, unfortunately your application will be refused

    And Broadland District Council’s Help Hub 01603 430431, for:

    • Benefits
    • Housing
    • Wellbeing and health
    • Money worries and debt
    • Domestic abuse

    For older and vulnerable residents, there is the Home Handyman Scheme

    Telephone 01603 430518 or email [email protected]

    for: fitting locks or key safes, checking security measures, repairs of fixtures and fittings, changing or fitting light bulbs or fire alarms, minor furniture repairs, clearing out single storey guttering, minor changes to reduce slips and falls and fitting grab rails

  • Acle Youth Club – changes to hours

    Acle Youth Club poster
  • Acle Library and Mobile Library Visits to Upton

    Opening times for Acle Library are available here

    The timetable for the mobile library is available here


  • Welcome to Upton leaflet

    Welcome leaflet

  • Early Childhood and Family Services

    Details of services and events for 0-5 year olds in the area:

    Acle Library, Blofield Library and Brundall Library


    Click Early Childhood & Family Service events

  • SSAFA Norfolk, the armed forces charity


    We provide lifelong support to those who are serving or have served in the British Army, Royal Navy, Royal Marines or the Royal Air Force, and to their families. Founded in 1885, we’re extremely proud of our long-standing heritage and of all the work we do with inspiring people from Norfolk, across the UK and around the world.

    Opening times: Monday to Friday 09.00-12.00

    Telephone number: 01603 403 322

    If you’re unable to reach us, you can contact Forcesline on 0800 731 4880 between the hours of 09:00 and 17:30, Monday – Friday.  If you need immediate help any other time, please contact Veteran’s Gateway on 0808 802 1212.

  • Acle Community Gym

    Opening hours are:

    Mondays (excl bank holidays) : 5.30pm to 7.30pm

    Fridays (excl bank holidays) : 9.30am to 12.30pm

    £5 per session, pay as you go

    In the Yare Room at Acle Recreation Centre (opposite children’s play area)

    Contact: 01493 741004 or 01493 752043

    [email protected]

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