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Notice of Temporary Road Closure

NORFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL has made a Temporary Traffic Order affecting the C586 Fakenham Road from its junction with the U14013 Farm Road for a distance of 600 metres south westwards in the PARISH OF BARSHAM because of works to remove old electrical poles.

The road will be temporarily closed (except for access) between 09:00 and 13:00 hours on 10th October 2020 for the duration of the works, expected to be 4 hours within the period.

Alternative route is via: Fakenham Road, Walsingham Road, Barsham Road, Fakenham Bypass, Holt Road, The Street, Great Snoring Road, Norwich Road, Snoring Road, Common Place, High Street (Fakenham, Little Snoring, Kettlestone, Great Snoring, Sculthorpe, Barsham, Walsingham)

(If necessary the restriction could run for a maximum period of 18 months from the date of the Order).

Penalty: £1000 maximum fine on conviction and/or endorsement for contravention.

In the event of the start date being delayed the new start date will be displayed on site in advance.

The person dealing with enquiries at Norfolk County Council is Martin Dixon (Community and Environmental Services) Telephone 0344 800 8020.

Dated this 9th day of October 2020

Helen Edwards

Chief Legal Officer, County Hall, Martineau Lane, Norwich, NR1 2DH

Walsingham History Society 2020 talks cancelled

We are sorry to announce that our next series of talks for October, November and December 2020 has been cancelled, due to the concerns of the committee over the resurgence in the numbers of people affected by the Corona Virus, Covid 19.

We look forward to re-starting our talks in March 2021 with the previously advertised

“What the Victorians threw away”

a talk given by

Dr Tom Licence of the UEA

Tim McDonald, Scilla Landale, Brian Landale

Towards a history of Walsingham: September

September events extracted from the late Howard Fear’s “Towards a History of Walsingham”

1272. Citizens and monks in riotous conflict at Norwich. Henry III reached the city on September 10 to make judgements, later travelling to Walsingham, reached on September 26.

1309. Ricardus de Walsingham was one of the knights of the Shire for the County of Norfolk in the king’s parliaments in 1309, and in 1312/’13 and twice in later 1313 (July and September).

1482. Edward IV again in Walsingham. On his mid-September visit he was joined by Lord Howard, who accompanied him on a progress through Norfolk and Suffolk. Read full post »

Towards a History of Walsingham

August dates from “Towards a History of Walsingham” by the late Howard Fears.

Howard Fears M. Phil, MA, Walsingham’s resident historian died on 13th April 2020, aged 91. He was a stalwart member and instigator of the village history society, and has left a large number of files of his research to the society.

This is the first instalment of a series: beginning with August, some significant dates in Walsingham History.

Read full post »

Walsingham Parish Council Meeting 9 September 2020

Members of the public are cordially invited to the meeting of Walsingham Parish Council on Wednesday 9 September 2020 at 7.30pm. In accordance with the Coronavirus Regulations this meeting will be via Zoom.

Please follow this link to join the Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84016400327

Members of the public who wish to raise matters of concern may also do so by email [email protected] or telephoning the Clerk 01328 822366

Please follow the links to view the Agenda for the meeting and the Minutes from the previous meeting.

Notice of temporary road closure

NORFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL has made a Temporary Traffic Order affecting the C586 Guild Street from its junction with the U11474 Bridewell Street for a distance of 75 metres north eastwards in the PARISH OF WALSINGHAM because of BT works to replace carriageway frame and cover.

The road will be temporarily closed (except for access) from 2nd September 2020 to 4th September 2020 for the duration of the works, expected to be 3 days within the period.

Alternative route is via: Knight Street, Common Place, High Street, Fakenham Road, Walsingham Road, Wells Road, Egmere Road (Barsham, Walsingham).

(If necessary the restriction could run for a maximum period of 18 months from the date of the Order).

Penalty: £1000 maximum fine on conviction and/or endorsement for contravention.

In the event of the start date being delayed the new start date will be displayed on site in advance.

The person dealing with enquiries at Norfolk County Council is Martin Dixon (Community and Environmental Services) Telephone 0344 800 8020.

Dated this 28th day of August 2020

Helen Edwards

Chief Legal Officer, County Hall, Martineau Lane, Norwich, NR1 2DH

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