Welcome to the website of Hoveton Parish Council. Here you’ll find further information about the work of the Parish Council and the services it provides, contact details for your local councillors, information about the parish of Hoveton, plus all the latest Council and community news. Whether you’re a resident of Hoveton or a nearby parish, a member of Hoveton’s workforce, a visitor to our village, or just an interested party, we hope you find this website useful and informative. And we look forward to welcoming you to a Hoveton Parish Council meeting soon!
Just a reminder that Hoveton’s Beat Manager, PC Tom Gibbs, will be opening Hoveton Police Station to the public on Friday 18th January, from 3pm to 4pm, for a community engagement surgery. This is a wonderful opportunity for local residents to speak to PC Gibbs directly about any issues or concerns they might have, so please pop along if you can!
Hoveton Parish Council has been invited to comment on the following local planning application:
Proposal: Replacement reception
Address: Richardson’s Day Boat Hire, Fineway Leisure, Fineway Boatyard, The Rhond, Hoveton, Norfolk
Further Details: Broads Authority
Consultation Deadline: 30th January 2019
This application was considered at Hoveton Parish Council’s meeting of Wednesday 9th January 2019 (the Parish Council had no objection to the application).
Local residents may be interested to hear that the Norfolk Local Access Forum is currently seeking new members. The Forum, which provides independent advice to a number of organisations on improving access to land in Norfolk, is comprised of up to 22 people covering a range of interests in countryside access in Norfolk, including walking; cycling; horse riding; landowners; and conservation. The Forum is looking for enthusiastic and proactive people with a passion for the outdoors and with good communication skills to fill five vacancies. In particular, the Forum is keen to find new members from the following interest areas: landowners and managers, younger people (or those who can represent young people), equestrians and local business/tourism. Further information can be found at www.norfolk.gov.uk/nlaf. If you have any queries, please email email@example.com or contact 0344 800 8020. The closing date for applications is 31st January 2019.
As winter sets in, we’d like to remind local residents that Hoveton Parish Council is part of North Norfolk District Council’s heater loan scheme, and Cllrs Peter and Alex Howe have a halogen heater which can be made available to anyone in the village who is experiencing a short term problem in times of heating emergency or particularly cold weather. There is no charge for the loan, though the resident would need to be in a position to pay for the likely increase in their electricity consumption (however, the heater is the most energy efficient halogen heater on the market). The heater is electric, so it isn’t appropriate for use during a power cut, but it is light and portable. For further information, please contact Cllrs Peter or Alex Howe on 01603 783 096 or 07702 607 130.
Norfolk County Council wants to create a Norwich Western Link to improve travel between the A47 and the western end of Broadland Northway (formerly the Northern Distributor Road) and to tackle transport problems in the area. A public consultation on the four shortlisted routes for a Norwich Western Link is now open and will run until midnight on Friday 18th January 2019. The consultation responses will be used to help Norfolk County Council identify a preferred route for the Norwich Western Link in spring 2019. To find out more about the different options, or to have your say in the consultation, visit www.norfolk.gov.uk/nwl.