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Dear Billingford Residents.   If any resident of the older age group are experiencing serious difficulties concerning food and prescriptions as a result of COVID or knows of anyone else who could have  similar problems and needs advise, please contact:-

Mike Davies  01362 668784

Philippa Challen 01362 667101

Arthur Lake 01362 668853

Mary Reeve 01362 668367

Roger Thorneley 01362 668804

Griselda Hubbard 01362 693427

and

Toni Noyes 01362 667819

Local fresh food supplies, no long queuing required.

Eggs unlimited. The Egg shop on main road west end of Billingford.

Fresh fruit and vegetables and groceries: info@algys.co.uk

Butcher and delicatessen deliveries: david@the-butchers-shop.co.uk

BILLINGFORD FUEL ALLOTMENT CHARITY

The Charity exists for the residents of Billingford who find themselves in need of financial assistance.  Please contact any of the local Trustees listed below for further information.

Richard Oake, Brackenfield, The Street

Colin Mackay, The Old Rectory, The Street

Ian Warren, Threshers, The Street

Mary Crofts, East End House, The Street

The next meeting of the Parish Council will take place on Tuesday November 22nd 2022  at 7.30 p.m. in the Village Hall.   All members of the PUBLIC are welcome to attend.

RESIDENTS PLEASE NOTE.  The road closure planned for 22nd to 26th August on the B1145, Elmham Road, will not now take place and instead will take place on 7th to11th November.

PLEAS TO RESIDENTS - The cutting of the grass at the Church is organised by a Parish Councillor but there is a desperate need for another lawn mower.  If anyone is able to kindly donate a self propelled pedestrian lawn mower, it would be gratefully received.  If you can help, please contact any of the Parish Councillors or the Clerk.

Lovewell Blake Fund are offering a grant for small organisations and Parish Councils with a high level of volunteers to help with the cost of buying new or replacing items such as sports equipmet.  More information is attached here.

 

Attached here is a poster with information on how residents can contact their local Police representatives.

Attached here is a report from Breckland regarding the Ukraine disaster.

Nexus Fostering is seeking new Foster Carers for disadvantaged children and young people and more information is attached here.

Attached here is some information regarding receiving a COVID 19 Jab and attached here is the list of taxis and phone numbers offering 'free rides' to Vaccination Sites or Walk-In Clinics.

The Billingford Community Speed Watch Group is very much in need of some more Volunteers.  Please read the attached Poster for more information on how you can help your Community.

Information produced by Norfolk County Council can be found here regarding new sources of advice and assistance available to anyone who is struggling to make ends meet.

Attached here is information on The Anne Robson Trust, a pre-bereavement Charity and a Poster.

Information here on the latest update from The Police.

Information here on the Update from Elmham Group of Practices

Information here on Developing Skills in Health and Social Care

Information here on Wellbeing Sessions for Men.

Information here on Wellbeing Running Courses starting next May.

Information from NALC regarding Food Waste can be viewed here.

Info on Free Dementia Support sessions can be viewed here.

Info on a Public Forum 'A Bold Vision of Hope for a Sustainable Future' can be viewed here.

Happy Healthy Holidays newsletter here.

National Resilience Strategy info here.

Rural Crime Partner Pack here.

Delivery Rural Investment for Vital Employment funding info here.

Attached here is information from The Police regarding Courier Scams.

Attached here and here is some information from Norfolk County Council regarding Fostering A Child.

Attached here is a Tribute to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Attached here is some information regarding reducing waste and recycling.

Attached here is some information from Healthwatch Norfolk to help people copying with Cancer.

Attached here is some information regarding Free Support for Wellbeing from the NHS.

Attached here is some information regarding Walks around Norfolk.

Attached here is some information regarding Billingford country walks

Attached here is information from NHS.

Attached is a Poster regarding how to contact the Police.

Attached here is information from the Police regarding SNAP meetings.

The Police wish to warn the Public against potential SCAMS.  View information from the Police here.  View a poster regarding Courier Scams here.

Norfolk County Council have produced a Document for Community and Volunteer support to help with self isolation.  The document can be viewed here.

The Flourish Federation, which is All Saints CEVA Primary School in Stibbard and North Elmham CEVA Primary have 3 non-staff Governor vacancies and wish residents to give this fact some consideration.  A document outlining more detail can be viewed on the Documents Page.

The SAM2 speeding sign will next be sited in the village from 21st August - 11th September 2022.   The dates and contact details for 2022 can be viewed on a document under the Documents section.  The SAM2  Speedwatch data for 12th - 29th October can be viewed here.  The equipment was sited to the west of the village monitoring eastbound traffic.  Every day a vehicle was caught doing at least 60 m.p.h., some days 65 m.p.h., other days 70 m.p.h. and on 28th October a vehicle was caught doing 80 m.p.h.

Fly tipping is a Problem in rural villages and attached is a useful document regarding this Problem on the Documents Page.