Norfolk Local Access Forum seeking new members

The Norfolk Local Access Forum is comprised of up to 22 people covering a range of interests in countryside access in Norfolk, including walking; cycling; horse riding; landowners; conservation; other interests (including health, tourism, business, access for all, heritage, education).  The Forum provides independent advice to a number of organisations including Norfolk County Council on improving access to land in Norfolk.

We are looking for enthusiastic and proactive people with a passion for the outdoors with good communication skills to fill 5 vacancies on the Forum.  In particular, we are keen to find new members from the following interest areas: landowners and managers, younger people (or those who can represent young people), equestrians and local business/tourism.

Further information and a link to the online recruitment form can be found here:

If you have any queries, please email or contact 0344 800 8020

The closing date for applications is 31st January 2019.

Su Waldron, Project Officer
Community and Environmental Services
Tel: 01603 222810
Floor 6 County Hall, Norwich, NR1 2SG

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Safer Neighbourhood Team – December report

D23 Harleston Earsham Beck View (1)

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Extraordinary Parish Council Meeting – Monday 10 December

The Parish Council is calling an extraordinary meeting on Monday 10 December to discuss the following planning application:

Location: 2018/2633 Land West of Low Road Wortwell Norfolk
Proposal: Erection of four self-build dwellings
Response to South Norfolk Planning Office by 24 December

Copies of the submitted plans can be viewed on-line at

The meeting will be held at the community centre at 7.30pm and the meeting will be adjourned for public participation as usual.


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Greater Norwich Local Plan (GNLP) – Have Your Say

The Greater Norwich Local Plan (GNLP) is being produced by Broadland District Council, Norwich City Council and South Norfolk Council working together with Norfolk County Council through the Greater Norwich Development Partnership (GNDP).

They aim to produce a plan which will help to meet local housing and economic growth needs, whilst also protecting and enhancing the environment. This involves a number of stages of consultation.

They are currently at stage B of the “Regulation 18” phase, the New, Revised and Small Sites consultation.  This consultation will run from 9am on Monday 29th October to 5pm on Friday 14th December 2018 and we are asking for your views on these sites.

To have your say, go to

letter to parishioners

GNLP2121 response

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Powers and Duties of a Parish Council



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Finding and Commenting on a Planning Application

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Tesco Charity Collection – help Wortwell Bowls Club

The outdoor bowls club has managed to get Tesco’s Beccles and Southwold stores to feature the club in their charity token collection boxes during January and February. If you happen to use these stores please support the club.

Many thanks

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Wortwell Bowls Club

The bowls season has now finished. Wortwell played in 2 different leagues. The EBA South zone 1 which is a male league played on Wednesday evenings. Unfortunately being in the first division proved challenging, playing 12 games and only winning one! although several were very narrow defeats, and needless to say we will be playing in the second division next season.

On Tuesday evenings Wortwell play in the Upper Waveney mixed league, and were more successful winning 9 out of 20 matches finishing 8th out of eleven. this year all the players thoroughly enjoyed themselves especially as the weather was so good.
We also welcomed some new members ,which was great but we would still love more people to enjoy this wonderful village amenity.


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South Norfolk Council Christmas Bin Collections

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Calls Friday’s every 4 weeks
Next visits to Wortwell:

23 November 2018
21 December 2018

Willow Close        14.15 -14.30
Sancroft Way       14.35 -14.45
The Packway       14.50 -15.15


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