Category Archives: Blog

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The Neighbourhood Plan team and the Parish Council joined forces for a workshop to review progress and clarify the policies the Council would have in the Plan.  The project is still evolving and will continue to do so for months … Continue reading

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Traffic, pavements, parking and lorries together form the biggest problems in living in New Buckenham.  We have researched the issues exhaustively, taking advice from an independent consultant and a Norfolk Highways manager.  The over riding obstacle is funding.  Some improvements … Continue reading

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Is speeding the problem?

David writes:  My comments regarding flashing speed restriction signs and waisted entry to the village is that this is a waste of time and money. Really, is there a speed problem in the village, I don’t think so, there’s too … Continue reading

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February edition of Biz Buzz now out! Learn more about the dark arts of business! Seminars in New Buckenham for all abilities – youngsters or mature workers planning a start-up. + Heavy lorries in the village…Are they bad for business? … Continue reading

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Parking, traffic and pavements

The NP team has just secured funding from Breckland Council to do a formal review of parking, traffic and pavements.  These were the issues foremost in the survey of resident opinion.  A consultant has been engaged and work will start … Continue reading

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Walk and talk with the architect

Twenty people walked and talked with the architect, Ben Woodings BA (Hons) Arch, on 3rd November in glorious late autmn sunshine. We learned much about the differing styles of village architecture and how this knowledge might be incorporated in a … Continue reading

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Walk and Talk with the Architect

20 people walked and talked with the architect, Ben Woodings BA (Hons) Arch, Grad Dip Arch, on 3rd November in glorious late autmn sunshine. We learned much about the differing styles of village architecture and how this knowledge might be … Continue reading

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Meeting the ecologist

We met the professional ecologist on 25th September just before she ‘trod the land’ as part of her wildlife appraisal.  Already she has looked at the national and county data on wildlife relevant to New Buckenham and has found that … Continue reading

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Visit to Norfolk Record Office

Funded by the Neighbourhood Plan project, a bunch of villagers went to Norfolk Record Office on 20 July. We had a conducted tour starting with the Reading Room where the public can call for and read any of the collection. … Continue reading

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Research Phase

July 2018       We are now going through our research phase, with specialist reports being prepared.  Some special interest groups have now been formed as a direct result of the Neighbourhood Plan project.  Although much of this will not appear in … Continue reading

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