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Welcome to our blog. Please email your comments about the Plan to info@NP4NB.online. We will read them all and put them on the blog.

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BT to postpone Digital Voice

BT has decided to ‘pause’ the implementation of  the new Digital Voice system, the use of the internet to transmit phone calls currently done be landline. The problem about Digital Voice is that it won’t work if there’s a power cut – not unknown in our village. BT assumed that if a power cut happened, Read More

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Work started on mobile phone mast?

Waldon has confirmed that work is starting on the mobile phone mast at Downmore Farm, Old Buckenham. It’s for O2 service users and it remains to be seen whether the signal is adequate in New Buckenham for not only mobile phones but smart meters and the like. Time will tell!

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The Draft Plan (Pre-Submission Version) has been revised as a result of the comments received during the formal consultation. This revised Plan will be sent formally to Breckland Council at the end of January 2021. This is called the Submission Stage. With it go two other documents: (1) the Consultation Statement (describing how all the Read More

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Comments on the Plan (Pre-submission version) The Neighbourhood Plan team launched the Plan on 21st December (was it that long ago?) and urged village residents to make their comments. Every household had a copy delivered. We also contacted landowners, statutory organisations such as Breckland Council and Historic England, and utility companies. When the consultation closed Read More

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Bat news

Research into the village’s bat population continues, highlighted today by an article in the Eastern Daily Press. No less than ten species of bat have been identified, including four on the Great Britain Mammals IUCN red list.

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Notice of online promotion tonight (22 July 202o):     A company that supplies superfast broadband to rural communities is holding an online promotion this evening at 7.00pm. The Neighbourhood Plan’s Policy BT 1 states:   “The Parish Council will support proposals to provide access to a superfast broadband network to serve the village and other properties in Read More

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November 2019 Biz Buzz newsletter

In November’s edition of Biz Buz.:  Bye bye Brexit webinars…stand by YouTube seminars. Your chance to catch up on some free HMRC business learning.  Passport to Puppetry. The Norwich Puppet Theatre launch a Biz appeal to give free creative fun to needy children. They need your help. Flexible co-working office space available in Norwich. The Read More

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Lack of mobile phone reception and online banking New arrangements for improving security for online banking and transactions are coming in soon, some are already here.  Most of them involve you entering a one-off code sent by the bank to your mobile phone.  This will cause all sorts of problems to New Buckenham residents who Read More

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Lack of mobile phone reception and online banking New arrangements for improving security for online banking and transactions are coming in soon, some are already here.  Most of them involve you entering a one-off code sent by the bank to your mobile phone.  This will cause all sorts of problems to New Buckenham residents who Read More

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Our Neighbourhood Plan will have some high quality maps.  This is the map of the designated Neighbourhood Plan area.  The land surrounded by the blue line is the Parish of New Buckenham.  The land surrounded by the red line is that part of New Buckenham’s Conservation Area which extends into Old Buckenham.  The two areas Read More

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