For any intermediate tenure properties (such as shared ownership or shared equity) there is a new Help to Buy agent to register with and gives applicants access to any new build or resales of affordable home ownership products across the district:-
For applicants who previously registered with Help to Buy East South East for affordable home ownership products they will now need to re-register with the new agent above as H2B ESE no longer covers Norfolk.
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]
Grants are available for installing central heating for the first time:
This area comes under Broadland and the Broads Authority
Links to Local Plan Documents at Nov 17 (2)
Winter opening times for Household Waste Recycling Centres (tidy tips)
This year the clocks will change at 2am on Sunday 29 October, going back by one hour.
Whilst, for most, that signals the start of winter, we wanted to remind you that our Household Waste Recycling Centre (tidy tip) opening times do not change. They will be open 7 days a week from 9am to 5pm.
It’s a good idea to pre-sort your waste and arrive at least 15 minutes before closing time to allow enough time to unload. Please note that we won’t accept waste after 4:50pm.
The only changes to opening times happen around Christmas, but we will remind you about those closer to the time.
You can check addresses here plus what they do and don’t accept on our website.
Upton Village Hall is situated in Cargate Lane NR13 6AU – https://map.what3words.com/treatable.carrots.hugs)
and stands within a large green space, housing football pitches, a children’s play area and a teenage/adult exercise area.
The hall has a main area approximately 108 m2, a well-equipped kitchen, toilets block and a car park holding approximately 45 to 50 cars.
The hall is used by many groups including exercise classes, a Women’s Fellowship, Upton Horticultural Society and Upton Parish Council.
The hall is reasonably priced making it an ideal venue for training sessions, family gatherings and children’s parties. The three south-facing doors open out onto a patio and give access to the grass beyond.
Booking clerk: Ginny Pitchers 01493 750932
Details of the new appointments system are available here
Norfolk Constabulary is supporting a Home Office campaign reminding the public that they should call 101 if they need to contact their local police for non-emergency issues.
More than three quarters of 999 calls received by the police are for non-emergencies, such as people reporting crimes that are no longer in progress (for example discovering that their home has been burgled or their vehicle has been stolen), or wanting to discuss anti-social behaviour in their local area.
101 is an easy-to-remember number for the public to call the police, and is designed to reduce the number of non-emergency 999 calls. This allows the police to respond more quickly to genuine emergencies, such as when someone is in immediate danger, a crime is happening right now, or a suspect for a serious crime is nearby.
Launched in 2012, 101 covers all police forces across the UK and has replaced individual forces’ local numbers. A call to 101 costs just 15 pence no matter how long your call is. Not only is this cheaper than some forces’ local numbers, the single rate for every call means you know exactly how much your call will cost.