Category Archives: Village News

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Broadband in Claxton – closure of Folly Lane, 26-29 June

The County Council have notified us that Folly Lane will be closed to all traffic between Tuesday 26 and Friday 29 June inclusive for essential work connected to the delivery of fibre-optic broadband to Claxton this Autumn.  This involves the … Continue reading

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Fair on the Yare 2018 – Another successful event

Well there it is.  Another Fair on the Yare drew to a close yesterday afternoon, once again blessed by beautiful weather (unlike the previous day).  We estimate that, while the numbers were slightly down on 2017, we still had between … Continue reading

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Broads Briefing – May 2018

John Packman’s May report can be read here.

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Lloyds Bank are bringing Mobile Banking to Loddon

Anyone in the centre of Loddon this morning should have spotted the Lloyds Bank Mobile branch parked in the Church Plan car park.  This is a new arrangement and provides people with the first local banking facility since Barclays closed … Continue reading

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QUIZ NIGHT – back in 6 weeks!

Calling all quizzers.  Claxton Quiz Night returns on Saturday 16 June.  Details are in the poster below. Will Sir Carl Stoke be back to defend the title they took in style last year?  Will everyone else be spending the next 6 … Continue reading

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Return to Learn – UEA Art and Humanities Undergraduate Open Evening – 23 May 2018

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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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Coffee Morning in aid of Carleton St Peter Church, Saturday 5 May

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Village Hall Questionnaire – Your chance to HAVE A SAY

In the coming days the Trustees of the Village Hall will be putting a short questionnaire through every letterbox in Claxton and Carleton St Peter.  They are anxious to learn from you all what you would like your Village Hall … Continue reading

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The Annual Parish Meeting – how is it different to the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council?

The Parish Council re-issues this guidance every year in the run-up to the Annual Parish Meeting and the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council, both to remind villagers of its existence and to help newcomers  to the village understand what … Continue reading

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