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Hornsea Project Three Community Consultation Events
We have recently commenced formal consultation on our Hornsea Project Three Offshore Wind Farm development (27th July to 20th September 2017). During the consultation period, we will be holding a series of community consultation events in locations across Norfolk. These events will be held between Monday 4th September and Wednesday 13th September 2017.
See attached advertisement which contains the details of these events. We kindly request that you display these posters in the run-up to the events to ensure that as many people as possible can come along and have their say on our proposals.
At the events, we will present our refined onshore cable corridor search area, the proposed locations for the onshore substation (near Swardeston) and onshore High Voltage Alternating Current booster station (near Little Barningham / Corpusty) and will present some indicative visualisations of what these elements may look like.
These events are a great opportunity for anyone with an interest in our proposals to find out more, speak directly with members of the Project team and ultimately to have their say. Specialists will be on hand to provide more information and to answer any questions attendees may have.
We are also participating in the ‘Greenbuild – Celebrating Norfolk’ event at Felbrigg Hall on 9th and 10th September 2017, so do drop by if you are in the area.
Please note that the deadline for submitting feedback on this formal consultation is Wednesday 20th September 2017

Dementia friendly event at Norwich Theatre Royal 
At 2 pm on Friday 15th September, the National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company is presenting a dementia-friendly G & S Concert at Norwich Theatre Royal.  This short concert (max. one hour) will feature extracts from The MikadoPirates of Penzance and HMS Pinafore, as well as a selection of music hall songs that we’d love audience members to singalong with!  The event will be followed by tea and cake (included in the ticket price)

HOW DO I BOOK? Telephone the Box Office 01603 63 00 00 or book in person at the theatre. (Online booking is not available)

SOUTH NORFOLK COMMUNITY GOVERNANCE REVIEW 2017-18
Tasburgh Parish Council invites you as a resident of the Parish to have your say on the South Norfolk Council Community Governance Review 2017 – 2018.

What is it?
A review of all of the parishes in the South Norfolk district, to
ensure that community governance for the district continues to be
effective and convenient, and reflects the identities and interests of the community.
The review will consider:
Parish areas – creating, merging, altering or abolishing parishes
The naming of parishes and the style of new parishes
The electoral arrangements for parishes (the ordinary year of
elections; council size, the number of councillors to be elected to the council, and parish warding)
Grouping parishes under a common parish council or de-grouping parishes. Consequential matters – e.g. the effect on existing parishes; dealing with parish assets; resolving issues relating to employees of existing parishes; setting a precept for a new Council; setting a date for the next elections and subsequent electoral cycles.

TO HAVE YOUR SAY PLEASE COMPLETE THE SURVEY:
https://www.south-norfolk.gov.uk/boundary-and-polling-station-reviews#open

This will only take a short space of time, there are 11 questions in total, and only 7 questions to complete if you are happy with your current
Parish arrangements.  Closing date for responses is 12th June 2017. This deadline has now been extended to 12th July 2017. If you require any further information please contact the Parish Clerk

COUNTY COUNCIL ELECTIONS
Make sure your voice is heard by voting in this year’s County Council elections – it’s your chance to choose who makes decisions in your community. This year the election is on Thursday 4 May. Every four years, 84 councillors are elected from across the whole of Norfolk to make decisions about county-wide services. Make sure you’re registered. Before the election, you should be sent a polling card, telling you where and when to vote.  The deadline for registering to vote is Thursday 13 April. Register online at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote 

Tasburgh Litter Pick
All will be welcomed Sunday 2nd April 9.30am at Tasburgh Village Hall. To register your interest please contact Simon Orford 07867 914307 or email simon.orford@jic.ac.uk Big Litter Pick Info

Community Biodiversity Awards 2017
The Community Biodiversity Awards 2017 are open for nominations. This year there are five award categories, further details attached flyer- CBA 2017

Hornsea Project Three Offshore Wind Farm Community Consultation Events
The second round of Community Consultation Events for Hornsea Project Three Offshore Wind Farm development will be held in locations across Norfolk between Thursday 2nd to Friday 10th March 2017. These events are an opportunity for members of the local community to come and view the latest plans, including the refined cable corridor, and provide feedback on these. Specialists will be on hand to provide more information and answer any questions attendees may have to do with specific aspects of the proposal.

Norfolk Record Office Conference 2017
Our second Exploring Your Community Conference for local history groups.  Saturday 25th February 10.30am to 3.30pm.  The day includes; Talk by Heritage Lottery Fund Development Officer about funding for small projects, talk from BBC Voices, workshops, including an introduction to cataloguing and document handling, display space for your group or project, time to meet individuals from other groups, a free one-day photography permit, lunch.  Places are limited, please book on 01603 222599 or www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events

South Norfolk Council (SNC) Budget Consultation 2017/18 – This is the time of year that SNC consults its residents and businesses on their budget priorities for the next financial year.  Your views are invaluable and therefore SNC would very much appreciate your responses to the six questions asked on the survey which can be found on the following link: http://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/Budget-Consultation/ . Deadline for submission is 31st January 2017 and your views are of utmost importance to SNC.

Imagined Land Project
A new and exciting project for the residents of Tasburgh to get involved in is about to start. For more information on how to get involved click the following link Imagined Land
If you cannot make the meeting but would still like to be involved contact Simon Floyd, Project Manager, 0789 678 1574 or email imaginedland1@gmail.com

Tasburgh Film Club
Are you interested in seeing films, recent and classic without travelling into Norwich? Villages all over the country have set up film clubs to enable residents to see the latest films without the expense or difficulty of travelling into the nearest town.
If we have enough interest from residents, we can easily set up a film club in Tasburgh, and show films  monthly on a bigger screen in the Village Hall.
If you are interested in this idea and would support a film club and/or would like to be involved in setting one up and helping to run it,  please email addew640@gmail.com  and include your contact details – name, email and  telephone number, so we can let you know what’s happening.

Long Stratton Leisure Centre Pre-Planning Consultation
South Norfolk Council is proposing to enhance and increase the facilities available at Long Stratton Leisure Centre. The development includes improving the existing fitness and sports hall as well as adding a range of complementary new facilities in order to expand the centre’s role as a community hub. Please complete the survey to indicate how you would use this new facility and whether there are any alternative improvements they can make to the facilities being proposed.

A one-day conference presenting the results of new survey and excavation at Caistor Roman town Saturday January 14th 2017 at the Thomas Paine Study Centre (UEA – Norwich) For further details click on poster Conference poster and information

The Police and Crime Commissioner’s police budget consultation for 2017/18. Have your say…….the online survey can be found by visiting www.norfolk-pcc.gov.uk/budget-consultation . You can also share your views via telephone, email and post – all contact details are provided via the link

Reuse & Recycling Event
Hempnall Village Hall on Friday 9th December 2016. For further details click on poster  Give & Take Event

Electoral Review of South Norfolk – The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking people across your area to comment on proposed new electoral arrangements for South Norfolk District Council.  The draft recommendations propose new council wards, ward boundaries and ward names across the district.  For more information and details on how to have your say please refer to attached poster with further information – Electoral review of South Norfolk poster

Win an iPad Mini in time for Christmas – Sign up to receive your Council Tax bill by email and you could win an iPad Mini – delivered in time for Christmas.  Further details attached – South Norfolk Council ebilling Competition

Tas Valley Pre-school – Christmas Shopping Night. 
Friday 11 November 7 to 9pm at the village hall.  Lots of stalls selling Christmas gifts, teas, cakes, mince pies also available.

South Norfolk Community Awards
Volunteers are the stars of our communities. Nominate your shining star for a South Norfolk Community Award and they could be in with a chance to win £250 for the charity or community group of their choice. Nominations open on Monday 31 October and close on Sunday 8 January. To nominate go online to www.south-norfolk.gov.uk/champions or call 01508 533945.

Tasburgh Outreach Post Office – Tasburgh Village Hall
Opening Times: Tuesday 9.30am – 12.30pm        Thursday 1.30pm – 4.30pm

Norfolk County Council Road safety campaign – Mind out for each other – Norfolk County Council have recently launched the road safety campaign ‘Mind out for each other’, encouraging drivers and cyclists to do more to keep each other safe on the roads.  Further details attached – Mind out for each other

The next Reuse & Recycling event being held on Monday 17th October in Hingham. give-and-take-event-17-october

Dementia Friendly Communities there is a morning workshop on 20th October to discuss the development of Dementia Friendly Communities in Norfolk. The event will bring together representatives from the whole county, giving you an opportunity to hear from local case studies, get practical tips, find out about resources and share ideas with other organisations.  It takes place on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 9:30 AM – 12:45 PM.  It is being held at the Costessey Centre, Longwater Lane, Costessey.  Further details here – Dementia Workshop

On 6th September a new national phone number “105” will be launched by electricity network operators for customers to call should they need to report or get information about a power cut in their area.

Key points to note about this service are:

  • Dialling 105 will put customers through to their local electricity network operator – the company that manages the cables, power lines and substations that deliver electricity into homes and businesses in their area.
  • 105 is just one of the ways that customers can contact their electricity network operator. They can also contact them by phone or via their website, and most network operators are on social media too.
  • 105 is a free service for people in England, Scotland and Wales.
  • Customers can call 105 no matter who they choose to buy electricity from.
  • Customers can also call 105 if they spot damage to electricity power lines and substations that could put anyone in danger. If there’s a serious immediate risk, they should call the emergency services too.

If you are worried about an adult at risk of abuse, please contact Norfolk County Council. Details of what might constitute abuse as well as contact numbers are in the attached leaflet from Norfolk Safeguarding Adults Board – Speak Up – Norfolk Safeguarding Leaflet