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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Dickleburgh Moor consultation meeting 8th Feb

Villagers are invited to attend a meeting in the Committee Room of the Village Centre on Wednesday 8th February at 7:00pm.

This will include a presentation regarding the development of Dickleburgh Moor as a nature reserve. The Otter Trust have commissioned a detailed site and drainage survey to determine flood risks and potential water levels. The next stage of the project is to agree the site layout and movement of the footpath and electricity cables.

Villagers will be asked to comment on the provision of site facilities such as bird hides, interpretation signs and potential for tree belts to screen properties as required.

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Emergency road closure – Moor Road

NORFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL

(BURSTON AND SHIMPLING AND DICKLEBURGH) (EMERGENCY NOTICE)

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC RESTRICTION 2017

Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984 – Section 14(2)

In accordance with the provisions of Section 14(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984, the Norfolk County Council HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that owing to burst water main the use by vehicles of the Moor Road from its junction with Patten Road westwards for a distance of 300 metres PARISHES OF BURSTON AND SHIMPLING AND DICKLEBURGH will be temporarily prohibited from 12th January 2017 to 16th January 2017 for the duration of the works, expected to be about 5 days within the period. If necessary the restriction could run for a maximum period of 21 days.

Alternative route is via: Moor Road, A140 Dickleburgh Bypass, Dickleburgh Road, Broad Way in Dickleburgh and Rushall CP, Burston and Shimpling CP,Tivetshall St. Mary CP

In the event of the start date being delayed the new start date will be displayed on site in advance.

The person dealing with enquiries at Norfolk County Council is Adrian Stout (Community and Environmental Services Department) Telephone 0344 800 8020

Burston&Shimpling and Dickleburgh STRO717 Emergency

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Dickleburgh’s new lending library

In the Church Rooms there is now a selection of books, CDs and audio-tapes for the use of all villagers.

If you wish to borrow any items the church rooms are open 10:00 to 12:00 Tuesday to Friday.

Donations and swaps are welcome

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We need you!

We Need You!

We are looking for people to join the Dickleburgh & Rushall Village Centre Management Committee.

We meet once a month and are looking for people with fresh, new ideas to improve the Centre and the services it provides.

If you are interested please contact Ann on: 01379 742937

We are also looking for a new member of the Parish Council so if you would like to have your say on local issues and find out more about what we do please contact Ann.

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