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HOVETON PARISH COUNCIL’S VILLAGE PLAN

“Our vision is for Hoveton to be a prosperous, community focused village with a modern Parish Council pursuing the continuous improvement of facilities for residents and visitors” .  Please click here  for a copy of the Parish Council’s Five Year Plan 2014/15 - 2018/19.  As at April 2016 a review of this document is planned.   

(This document is now in the process of being updated).                                                                                                         

July 2017


PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT FOR HOUSING & OPEN SPACE ON LAND AT TUNSTEAD ROAD, HOVETON  - Phase 2

There was a public consultation at  Broadland Youth and Community Centre  on Thursday 23rd July 2015 between 15.30 and 19.30. This was the second of two public exhibitions by Persimmon. (For sight of the details please click here)  As at April 2017 no planning application for Phase 2 has yet been submitted to the District Council but the Parish Council  is keeping a watching brief.


NORTH NORFOLK COMMUNITY TRANSPORT - Bringing Communities Together

Want to get out and about in North Norfolk? Dial a Ride is a membership based service, available to people of all ages who are unable to use ordinary transport services either through health or mobility issues or because there are no suitable transport services in the community.  For further information please click on https://www.nnct.org.uk/

THE THREE RIVERS WAY

The Three Rivers Way is an exciting new nine mile cycling and walking route that aims to link the four riverside villages of Hoveton, Horning, Ludham and Potter Heigham, to existing lanes, bridleways and footpaths and avoiding the need for travel on the A1062. 

Norfolk County Council is delighted to announce that the first of the three phases of the route between Hoveton and Horning is now completed, and there was an official opening bicycle ride and ceremony Friday 22 July. 

This event gave people the opportunity to see the first phase of the route for themselves as well as network with others to see how it might benefit any organisation, local area or business. 

The new route was officially opened with a short speech at 9.45am by County Councillor, Hilary Cox, followed by a ceremonial cutting of a bike chain, and then a guided cycle ride (there and back) by Skyride leader Peter Cornwell. There was also the option to walk the route which is approximately a five mile round trip.

The BroadsByCycle scheme offered their brand new hire bikes for free. NCC also had two electric bikes available.

You can find out more about the route on the website: www.threeriversway.org.uk                  

16th July 2016


CHANGE TO KONECTBUS ROUTE 53

From Sunday 12 March 2017, there will be major service changes across the Konectbus network. These changes will affect route 53 and will see konectbus 53 replaced with konectbus 5B.

More information and a revised timetable for the route can be downloaded at

www.konectbus.co.uk/news/serviceschanges-march2017                                                                                           

 11th February 2017

North Norfolk District Council - Local Plan preparation:

For further information please click here.  This is a critical issue for everyone in North Norfolk.


                                                                                                                                                                                                        14 March 2018


Local residents who need a little help may be able to request assistance from the Wroxham & Hoveton Good Neighbour Scheme. The scheme is run by vetted, insured and trained local volunteers who can help isolated, elderly, sick or disabled local people with tasks such as shopping or getting to medical appointments. If you need help at the moment, please call 07501 362793. (When phoning this number please say where you saw the notice).       

2 March 2018




  

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Hoveton Great Broad Project:

This project, which began in 2015, is funded by the EU and the Heritage Lottery Fund. It is mainly focused on the restoration of Hoveton Great Broad but also on creating a new boat trail through Hoveton’s marshes.  The restoration work involves dredging the shallower points of the Broad and using the sediment to create new areas of land on the Broad.  The same process was used on Salhouse Broad and worked well. For further details click here or view the Parish Council Minutes, 7 March 2018  (item 5).  

2 April 2018