Category Archives: Helpful Information

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

Oil tanks – keeping them safe and ready for winter

This article and its attachments was first published in 2016.  With winter just round the corner we think it is worthwhile re-issuing it in 2018. Our thanks to Rix Petroleum for pointing us towards the following videos which deal with … Continue reading

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Combatting Scam Mail – guidance from the Post Office

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New guide to care and support in Norfolk

A new, updated Norfolk – Your guide to care and support for adults 2018/19 was published last week in association with Norfolk County Council.  It gives readers crucial information on how to find and access care and support services throughout the county. If … Continue reading

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Eight scams to watch out for in 2018

High street bank NatWest has compiled a list of scams to watch out for this year after working with a research firm to analyse trends from the past 18 months. Their top eight scams to watch out for in 2018 … Continue reading

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UK Power Networks Spring Newsletter

Please find attached UK Power Networks’ Spring Newsletter. This newsletter includes information on how UKPN can help vulnerable customers and how customers can track power cuts via their website. UK Power Networks is the country’s largest, and lowest cost, electricity … Continue reading

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Bin collections – an update from South Norfolk Council

As you will be aware the weather conditions have made it impossible for us to deliver the refuse collection service over the past three days and also limited the service on Tuesday.  We therefore have a backlog of over 50,000 … Continue reading

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Affordable Transport for those seeking work

Kickstart Norfolk, the moped hire charity, have received some funding from the EU to help them provide subsidised transport for anyone in Norfolk seeking employment but without the means to get to appointments.  Details can be read here.  The poster … Continue reading

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“Thinking Fuel” – A Parish Council-sponsored Scheme for cheaper heating oil

“Thinking Fuel” is a scheme run by Community Action Norfolk (previously Norfolk RCC) to maximise the power of bulk-buying to ensure the lowest possible prices for domestic heating oil.  Details can be found by clicking here. Claxton Parish Council is a … Continue reading

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Give Your Recycling a Little Bit of Love

South Norfolk Council have issued new guidance to every household about what can – and can’t – be recycled.  See the extracts below and check out here. Paper Newspapers and magazines White and coloured paper Greetings cards (without glitter) Envelopes … Continue reading

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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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