Category Archives: Helpful Information

Information found here will be of interest to villagers but does not naturally fall under any other category.

Changes to 85 Bus Service from 18 September 2017

The County Council have notified us of some timetable changes to the service 85, to reflect the addition of Claxton to the service, with effect from Monday 18 September.  Service 85A is being withdrawn barring a feeder service to Loddon on … Continue reading

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Fighting fly tipping

South Norfolk Council are currently seeing high levels of fly tipping and littering in South Norfolk.  Both of these have a negative impact on the environment and human health. They have often found that fly tipping has occurred because residents … Continue reading

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Northern Distributor Road update – May 2017

To see the latest news about the NDR please click here.

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Mobile Library Services – an update

The mobile library service provide residents living in more isolated rural communities that do not have a library building, with the opportunity to borrow books and access other library and council services. Mobile libraries are free to join and are … Continue reading

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Northern Distributor Road update – April 2017

To read the latest update on the NDR please click here.

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Changes to new 85/85A Bus Service from 18 April 2017

Following the last Claxton Parish Council meeting your Clerk reported to the County Council the strong support for a change to the 85/85A schedule to allow passengers an extra hour in Norwich from Monday to Friday.  We are pleased to … Continue reading

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Northern Distributor Road Update – March 2017

To read the latest update on the NDR please click here.

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Oil tanks – keeping them safe and ready for winter

Our thanks to Rix Petroleum for pointing us towards the following videos which deal with (1) security of oil tanks and (2) preparing your tank for the winter. (1)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TV5uRs9luts (2)  https://www.rix.co.uk/blog/2016/11/is-your-heating-oil-tank-winter-ready/ This is in light of FPS (Federation of … Continue reading

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Dog Walking and House Sitting services

Fiona Cantrill offers dog walking and house sitting services.  See advert below.

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Scam alert – fresh gravel delivery

A neighbour in Loddon sent in the following extract from a post on Facebook yesterday.  Curiously the same individual was also peddling spare pea gravel in Claxton yesterday morning.  We reproduce it here to alert villagers to a possible scam. “Just … Continue reading

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