Category Archives: Helpful Information

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

Northern Distributor Road Bulletin 19 – October 2017

The latest update can be read here.

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Northern Distributor Road update – October 2017

The latest update can be read here.

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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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Bitesize Learning

South Norfolk Council are running free information sessions to help residents make the most of skills available within the community.  These sessions are called Pick ‘N’ Mix Bitesize Learning and will be held on the last Thursday of every month, … 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  Service 85A is being withdrawn barring a feeder service to Loddon on … Continue reading

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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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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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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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