Community Governance review

Norfolk County Council is conducting a survey into Parish Councils. They are looking into whether borders between parishes should be redrawn and whether some Parish Councils should be merged or amalgamated.

Your Parish Council feel that, while our way of working is not perfect, one Parish Council for Dickleburgh and Rushall with nine Parish Councillors is a system that works well.
If you agree – or if you don’t agree – please have your say by answering the questionnaire. The deadline for replying is July 12th.

http://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/communitygovernancereview1/

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Annual Parish Meeting – Friday 12th May, 7:00pm

Annual Parish Meeting On Friday 12th May, at  7.00pm
Agenda:

  1. Welcome from the Chair & Approval of the Annual Parish Meeting Minutes 2016
  2. To receive a report from the Chair of Dickleburgh & Rushall Parish Council
  3. To receive reports from organizations within the two villages:
    Dickleburgh Primary School, Daphne Buxton Memorial Committee, The Village Allotments, Dickleburgh Sea Scouts, Dickleburgh Pre-School, the Oxlip Group(WRBL) Dickleburgh Table Tennis Club, Dickleburgh PCC
  4. Report on progress with the Neighbourhood Plan
  5. More Reports from organizations within the two villages:
    Stay & Play, Dickleburgh Bowls Club, The Royal British Legion, Rushall PCC, Shorelands Nursery, D& R Village Centre, Good Companions, The Village Society, etc.
  6. Reports from the County Councillor and District Councillor
  7. An opportunity to make comments, ask questions about issues that affect you – housing, youth provision, litter, public rights of way (PROW), new projects etc.
  8. SNC Governance Review – what and how it affects our community.

 

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Appeal for help to find missing Nigel Kedar

Police are appealing for help to trace a man who is missing from the Clacton area.

Nigel was last seen at 9.30am on Tuesday 4 April walking southbound through Dickleburgh towards Ipswich.

He is described as being white, 5ft 11 tall, of a large build and has short hair. He was wearing dark coloured trousers with a lighter coloured long sleeved shirt.

Anyone with information should contact Norfolk Constabulary immediately on 999.

Please see the Norfolk Constabulary Missing Persons website for more information:

https://www.norfolk.police.uk/content/missing-persons/nigel-kedar

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New Play Equipment – Have Your Say!

Dickleburgh & Rushall Parish Council are looking to purchase some new equipment to add to what we already have on the Playing Field. We would like your opinion on what we should buy.
Please complete the form below and return to the Village Centre or e-mail your response to sam70j@yahoo.co.uk by Friday 26th May. Thank you for your feedback!

Play Equipment form

 

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Temporary footpath closure

The footpath between the site at Mount Pleasant and the A140 is being closed temporarily, from 22nd April 2017 to 22nd September 2017 for the duration of the works, expected to be about 6 months within the period.

See notice from Norfolk County Council for more details:

FP3 Footpath closure

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Road Closure due to emergency bridge repairs until April 24th

Owing to emergency bridge repairs the use by vehicles of Dickleburgh Road from its junction with Moor Road southwards to its junction with Shimpling Road for a distance of 700 metres will be temporarily prohibited from 4 April 2017 to 24 April 2017

Alternative route is via: Moor Road, A140 Scole Dickleburgh Bypass

(BURSTON AND SHIMPLING/ DICKLEBURGH) (EMERGENCY NOTICE)

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Burglary in Harleston Road, Rushall

A house was broken into on Harleston Road somewhere between the evening of Monday 20th March – Wednesday 22nd March.

Did you see any vehicle parked outside or near to Bygones/ Jack Smith’s derelict bungalow, on the main road between Harleston & Dickleburgh?

See here for more information: Please help if you can

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Questionnaire about future housing development

Following the open meeting of February 24th, a questionnaire will be going out to every household in Dickleburgh and Rushall with the April edition of the Parish News.

The questionnaire, as well as some more information about the Neighbourhood Plan can be found on the Neighbourhood Plan page on the parish website.

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Dickleburgh Annual Village Litter Pick

Annual Village Litter Pick, Saturday 25th March, from 9:30am at the Village Centre. Please come along and help in the annual effort to tidy up our village. Pickers, gloves and bags will be provided, along with refreshments for all helpers

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Open Meeting on future housing development – 24th Feb

Dickleburgh Village Centre, 7:00pm, Friday 24th February

Norfolk Council is in the process of selecting which sites will be available for development from 2020 onwards.

Your Parish Council wants you to have your say

  • How many new houses should Dickleburgh have?
  • What kind of homes should be prioritised?
    • starter homes, affordable homes, social housing, residential?
  • Where should the be located?

If you care about the future of Dickleburgh, please come along to this important meeting and express your views.

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