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!
Operation Good Neighbour Hoveton and Wroxham, the local Coronavirus community assistance scheme, is now up and running. The scheme will coordinate volunteers and arrange for the delivery of food and medicine to local residents who have no other means of support such as non-isolating family or friends or other support groups. The scheme can be contacted via its website or Facebook page.
Operation Good Neighbour has been set up and will be run by the Wroxham and Hoveton Good Neighbours Scheme (part of Community Action Norfolk). The scheme is supported by the local Church, local Councillors for Wroxham and Hoveton, and the Parish Councils of Hoveton and Wroxham.
Please continue to visit nhs.uk/coronavirus for the latest Coronavirus updates from the NHS and Public Health England.
We’re pleased to be able to share the July edition of The Bridge magazine:
The Bridge (July 2020)
Hoveton Parish Council’s next meeting will be held on Monday 6th July 2020 at 6.30pm, via Zoom, and all are welcome to attend. Details of how to access the meeting are included within the meeting agenda:
Download meeting agenda (Monday 6th July 2020).
Hoveton Parish Council has been invited to comment on the following local planning applications:
Proposal: Replacement summerhouse.
Address: 4 Bure Court, Hickling House, Marsh Road, Hoveton
Further Details: Broads Authority
Consultation Deadline: 17th July 2020
Proposal: Infilling of open sides of attached car port and insertion of windows to form office ancillary to dwelling, for home working.
Address: Burnt Fen Lodge, Long Lane, Hoveton
Further Details: North Norfolk District Council
Consultation Deadline: 20th July 2020
These applications will be considered at the next meeting of Hoveton Parish Council, due to be held on Monday 6th July 2020.
Measures being introduced in Hoveton as lockdown eases have largely been finalised. The changes will start to happen in w/c 29th June ready for the 4th July “re-opening” and will be as follows:
1. Various signs will be placed on pavements around the village centre to help people maintain social distance. These will be placed in accordance with queuing arrangements agreed with each business and are designed to keep individual queues apart and to give sufficient space for those queuing to maintain social distance.
2. Benches will be moved off the path on Granary Staithe to accommodate safe queuing.
3. Foot-operated hand-sanitiser stations will be installed on both sides of the road near the takeaways at the bridge.
4. A barrier has been placed on the double yellow lines outside the takeaways on the northern side of Norwich Road to protect public safety, both in terms of protecting people queuing by preventing vehicles from pulling up here, restricting crossing close to the bridge, and to allow a maximum space between road and pavement for social distancing purposes.
5. Norfolk County Council has placed signage/stencils at either side of the footbridge to try to manage congestion there.
6. The timing of the lights at the Roys crossing has been adjusted to reduce waiting time for pedestrians.
As we previously advised, there will be no one-way system for pedestrians in Hoveton. All of these measures, of course, rely on the co-operation of residents, visitors and business owners and we hope you will play your part in keeping everyone safe. No-one really knows how busy the village will be and we may have to react to changes in circumstances. If you see any problems emerging, please let us know.
Hoveton Parish Council receives regular newsletters and reports from the Stalham Safer Neighbourhood Team and works closely with members of the team on local issues. Safer Neighbourhood Action Panel (SNAP) meetings are held regularly to agree local policing priorities, along with regular Public Engagement meetings and surgeries. The latest issue of the team’s newsletter can be found below, along with Norfolk Constabulary’s Covid-19 Community Update.
Cluster 12 Parish Newsletter (June 2020)
Norfolk Constabulary Covid-19 Community Update (June 2020)