Strumpshaw Parish Council

Welcome to the website for Strumpshaw Parish Council, incorporating Hassingham and Buckenham.  Details of Parish Council meetings will be posted here, and information on local groups and local events. If you have something you wish to publicise please get in touch with the parish clerk, Pauline James, using the contact details on the right hand side.

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Agenda for 16th January 2019


Warm Homes Fund

Grants are available for installing central heating for the first time:

WHF leaflet

Christmas bin collection

Collection Days over Christmas 2018

Residents whose collection day change is before their normal collection day will be sent a flyer highlighting that their collection day is being brought forward. Those whose collection day change falls after their normal collection day will be able to find out this information online and in the Broadland News.

Normal Collection Day

Temporary Collection Day

Monday 24th December

Saturday 22nd December (2 days early)

Tuesday 25th December

Monday 24th December (1 day early)

Wednesday 26th December

Thursday 27th December (1 day later)

Thursday 27th December

Friday 28th December (1 day later)

Friday 28th December

Saturday 29th December (1 day later)

Monday 31st December

*As Normal*

Tuesday 1st January

Wednesday 2nd January (1 day later)

Wednesday 2nd January

Thursday 3rd January (1 day later)

Thursday 3rd January

Friday 4th January (1 day later)

Friday 4th January

Saturday 5th January (1 day later)

There will be no brown bin collections over this two week period.

Temporary Closure of Mill Road

NORFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL proposes to make a Temporary Traffic Order affecting the U59442 Mill Road from its junction with the C429 Norwich Road for a distance of 200 metres southwards in the PARISH OF STRUMPSHAW because of road improvements.

The road will be temporarily closed (except for access) from 3rd December 2018 to 28th January 2019 for the duration of the works, expected to be 57 days within the period.

Alternative route is via: Norwich Road, Buckenham Road.

(If necessary the restriction could run for a maximum period of 18 months from the date of the Order).

Penalty: £1000 maximum fine on conviction and/or endorsement for contravention.

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 Martin Dixon (Community and Environmental Services) Telephone 0344 800 8020.

Dated this 16th day of November 2018

New Parish Councillor

Pam Gilbert has been co-opted on to the Parish Council

The contact details for the parish councillors are here:

Contact details

Dualling of A47 at North Burlingham- public consultation events

Public consultation events by Highways England re dualling of North Burlingham stretch of A47:

Castle Mall, Norwich on Saturday 15/09/2018 11:00am – 5:00pm
Acle Recreation Centre on Saturday 22/09/2018 11:00am -5:00pm
Blofield Courthouse on Monday 24/09/2018 1:00pm -8:00pm
Lingwood Village Hall on Tuesday 25/09/2018 1:00pm – 8:00pm

Sites put forward for possible development

The map shows land put forward (in red) by landowners for consideration for development. The Parish Council has already objected to all the sites in solid red. The sites with diagonal red lines are new sites put forward as part of a later Call for Sites which are for information only at present and the consultation on these later sites has not yet opened. It is understood that these sites will be formally consulted on in Autumn/Winter 2018.

Further details are available at the GNLP website

Lloyds Bank mobile unit on Tuesdays

A mobile unit from Lloyds Bank visits the Acle Recreation Centre car park on Tuesdays from 10.00 to 12.15 and 13.00 – 14.45.

Privacy Policy

We wanted to let you know that we’ve updated our Privacy Policy in line with new data protection laws, which come into effect on
25 May 2018.We take our data privacy responsibilities very seriously at the Parish Council and we want you to understand and feel confident about how we collect, store and handle your personal data.

Our new Privacy Policy explains this, and sets out the rights you have in relation to your personal data.

If you’d like to find out more you can read our Privacy Policy below.

Privacy Policy

Community Speedwatch

Are you worried about drivers speeding through the villages? Would you be willing to join a voluntary group to form a Community Speedwatch Team?

Training is given. You just need to be able to help for an hour or so per month during day light…

Contact parish councillor Paul Dexter on 01603 714358 for further information…