• Parish News item for November 2014

    Affordable Housing – possible site identified for new houses

    North Norfolk District Council has been in discussion with the landowner of an area of land on Catfield Road with a view to building affordable houses on the site.  North Norfolk DC have looked at the statistics, which indicate that some affordable houses should be built (in addition to some open market housing) as follows: 1-bed houses / flats, 1-bed bungalows, 2-bed houses, 3- bed houses, shared ownership dwellings and 2-bed houses.

    If this goes ahead, the next steps would be for NNDC to work with a housing provider (in this case probably Victory Housing) to design a scheme (a layout) which will be shown at a consultation event with the whole village.  The purpose of the event would be to provide affordable housing information to the wider public and seek comments from the public on design and layout.  If you would like more information please see:  http://www.northnorfolk.org/housing or telephone NNDC on 01263 513811


    Fireworks – New Year’s Eve

    There will be a meeting at 7pm on December 2nd in the Church Rooms to discuss this year’s Fireworks Display on New Year’s Eve.  Please come along and get involved

    Bottle Banks – another plea!

    On the first of October, householders became able to recycle glass in their green bins.  Although this will be convenient for householders, it also may impact on them financially!  Currently, and for many years, villages have all benefitted from glass recycling bottle banks because they receive money every year from North Norfolk District Council.  This money has meant that Parish Councils are able to keep their part of the Council Tax as low as possible.  Now that people can recycle bottles in their own green bins this will mean that fewer people will recycle bottles in bottle banks, which will mean that the Parish Council will receive less money (and the Parish part of the Council Tax would then increase).  Please consider this (when recycling your bottles) and try to use bottle banks where possible.  Replacement bottle banks will be provided to replace the bottle banks currently in place, which are owned by Kier

  • August 2014 Parish Council minutes

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  • August Parish News Ludham

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  • Ludham Parish Council

    Ludham stands in an area of Norfolk now known as The Norfolk Broads. It is surrounded on 3 sides by the rivers Ant, Bure and Thurne and it has it’s own small broad, Womack Water.
    The centre of the village is the crossroads near to St Catherine’s church, where the Norwich, Yarmouth and Catfield roads meet. Here you will find shops, a pub and pretty thatched cottages as well as the church itself.
    Further shops and another pub can be found near to Ludham Bridge in the hamlet of Johnson Street. The How Hill estate occupies much of the north west of the village and here can be found a small museum and nature trail.
    There is an extensive network of public footpaths and permissive paths allowing access to most parts of the parish. There is plenty of wildlife to see.
    Boats can be moored in Womack Water (where there are further shops), at How Hill, Ludham Bridge, St Benet’s and Coldharbour. There is even a small airfield if you want to arrive by plane.

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