Category Archives: Helpful Information

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

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  Service 85A is being withdrawn barring a feeder service to Loddon on … Continue reading

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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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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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Telephone Scam

A resident of Claxton has told us that earlier to day they had a call from 0203 322 9050. A recorded message claimed to be from HM Revenue & Customs and stated that there is to be a lawsuit against the … Continue reading

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UK Power Networks: 105 national number

On 22 July we published a letter to Parish Councils from the Public Affairs Manager at UK Power Networks, outlining a new, simpler scheme for taking action during a power cut.  This scheme came into force today and below is this morning’s … Continue reading

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New Mobile App for Norfolk Library and Information Service

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