Category Archives: Council News

The Parish Council’s notice board is on the front wall of the Village Hall, and this is where all Council-related information is displayed. In addition other material may be displayed on the notice board at the front of the Village Hall car park and on either of the two notice boards on The Warren.

Claxton’s Parish Clerk is Mike Balmer. Mike has lived at 6 Claxton Mill since May 2010.

Any parishioner can contact Mike by telephone (484162) or by e-mail at mbalmer@btinternet.com. E-mails may be sent at any time, and will be dealt with as soon as he is able.

Know before you throw – new film to encourage recycling

Ever found yourself wondering exactly what you can recycle? Watch a new video to find out what you can and can’t take to recycling centres, and the other services available while you are there. Norfolk County Council has produced a … Continue reading

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South Norfolk Council Corporate Plan 2016-20

Today the District Council launched its interactive 2016-20 South Norfolk Corporate Plan which sets out the direction of travel over the next five years and outlines their vision for South Norfolk, corporate priorities and key activities. The plan is designed to be … Continue reading

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Better Broadband for Claxton? An update

Readers of this site will know that the Parish Council has been putting pressure on the Better Broadband for Norfolk (BBfN) project to ensure we receive at least the minimum target download speed of 2Mps throughout the whole of the … Continue reading

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Village Hall Satellite Broadband Hub

Any visitors to the Village Hall over the past 3 weeks may have noticed some new equipment in one corner.  The Parish Council decided to use the £1,000 donation from Anglian Water earlier this year to establish a Hub which … Continue reading

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New District and County Councillors elected

The Parish Council would like to congratulate Jaan Larner on his election as District Councillor for the Chedgrave and Thurton Ward and Barry Stone on his election as County Councillor for the Loddon Ward, following the By-Elections on 24 September. … Continue reading

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Death of Derek Blake

It is with great sadness that we report the unexpected death of Derek Blake, our District and County Councillor, less than two months after his re-election to District and first election to the County Council. Derek was known as a … Continue reading

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CLAXTON NEEDS YOU …

… to consider standing for election to the Parish Council. As you will know, on Thursday 7 May there are – as well as elections for your local MP, District and County Councillors – elections to usher in a new … Continue reading

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End of Year Financial Statement, 2014-15

The statement below sets out the Parish Council’s financial activity for the year which ended on 31 March 2015.  The figures have been sent to the Parish Councillors but are still to be audited formally, which should happen within the … Continue reading

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Broadband in Claxton: Reply from Richard Bacon MP

At its meeting on 17 September, the Parish Council approved the draft letter from the Parish Clerk to Richard Bacon MP, drawing his attention to the poor internet service enjoyed by Claxton residents, and the low level of confidence that … Continue reading

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