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Jane Pearce, Wortwell Parish Clerk for over 3o years until her retirement in 2017, sadly passed away suddenly at home on November 19th aged 79 years. Our thoughts are with her family. Funeral service at Alburgh Church on Tuesday 10 … Continue reading

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Parish Council Meetings 2019

Meeting dates for the remainder of 2019 Monday 21 October Monday 25 November No meeting in December Meetings in Waveney Room at Wortwell Community Centre Starting at 7.30pm

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Norwich Western Link

Norfolk County Council has published a preferred route recommendation for the Norwich Western Link. The County Council wants to provide a higher standard connection between the western end of Broadland Northway (formerly the NDR) and the A47 to significantly improve … Continue reading

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Temporary closure of Hempnall Road and Footpath 1 in the Parish of Long Stratton – works associated with construction of a new roundabout

The Order This allows the Traffic Authority (Norfolk County Council) to temporarily restrict or prohibit the use of a road and/or footpath. The ‘Propose To’ Notice (PT) This is the public Notice we must advertise at least seven days before … Continue reading

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Dr Murray Gray has announced he is retiring as a District Councillor and will not be contesting the election on 2 May 2019. Wortwell Parish Council would like to thank Dr Gray for his many years of service to the … Continue reading

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Guide Dog in training

Dear Wortwell Mardlers, I am dictating my letter to my human, Richard. I wanted to say hello to everyone, as I moved into the village in mid-January. I am a black Labrador/ retriever cross puppy. I’m nearly eight months old. … Continue reading

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South Norfolk Big Litter Pick

Thanks to everyone who took part in the litter pick on Wednesday, 10 April.  We had the highest number of volunteers helping to date and, in under 1 ½ hours, we had collected 9 bags of rubbish.

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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).  … Continue reading

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Safer Neighbourhood Team – December report

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Wortwell Remembers

At 3pm this afternoon, approximately 40 villagers gathered at The Knoll for the Remembrance Day Service, this year to commemorate the centenary of the end of World War 1. Silhouettes of soldiers were displayed as a poignant reminder of those … Continue reading

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