Two updates from Broadland Council for parishioners:
Business support grants available for parishioners affected by the pandemic – grants
A Community Lottery has started, to benefit local causes as well as giving cash prizes away – lottery
The community lottery, raising money for good causes at Broadland, info here
2) The consultation for the BDC budget 21/22:
Broadland District Council has a grant pot available for local groups to apply to. If that is of interest then more information can be seen here on Broadland’s website.
Felthorpe Parish Council is looking to co-opt a new parish councillor to fill a vacancy. This is an exciting time to join a dynamic and forward thinking council and we would love to hear from you if you fit the following criteria and would like to make a real difference in your community. Please contact the parish clerk ([email protected]) with a paragraph about yourself by Friday 2 October 2020 to put your name forward. Co-option will take place at the meeting on 6 October. If the vacancy is not filled on that date then the vacancy will remain open and co-option will occur at a future meeting.
You should consider becoming a parish or town councillor if:
To become a councillor, you must satisfy the following criteria on the day you are co-opted:
You must also meet at least one of the four following qualifications on the day you are co-opted:
A notice of a casual vacancy for the position of Parish Councillor is detailed on the attached document.
If no call for an election is received then the parish council will be able to co-opt a councillor after 21 September.
Jerome Mayhew, your local MP, will be at the next meeting of Felthorpe Parish Council.
This is your chance to meet him and raise any local issues that you have concerns over.
The meeting will be held at 7pm on Friday 4 September in the Pavilion.
Social distancing must be adhered to and you are required to wear a face mask, unless medically exempt. Your details will be taken upon entry and kept for 21 days for track and trace.
Norfolk County Council has made a Temporary Traffic Order affecting Reepham Road from its junction with Station Road for a distance of 100 metres north westwards and south eastwards in the Swannington because of essential highway resurfacing works.
The road will be temporarily closed (except for access) on 14th September 2020 for the duration of the works, expected to be 1 day within the period.
The person dealing with enquiries at Norfolk County Council is Martin Dixon (Community and Environmental Services) Telephone 0344 800 8020.
The annual governance and accountability statement has been completed for Felthorpe Parish Council for 2019/20 and can be seen on the Transparency Code section of the website.
The notice below gives details of public rights to inspect the accounting records and other documents that relate to the accounts.
Please do not hesitate to contact the Parish Clerk with any questions.