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Walsingham Parish Council Meeting 21 October 2020

Members of the public are cordially invited to attend the virtual Parish Council meeting on Wednesday 21 October 2020 at 7.30 pm.

Please use the following links to join the meeting and to view the agenda

link to join the Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85476202243.  

link to view the agenda WPC 2020 AGENDA OCT 21

Notice of Temporary Road Closure

NORFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL has made a Temporary Traffic Order affecting the U14105 St Peters Road from a point 80 metres north east of its junction with the C586 Wells Road for a distance of 40 metres north eastwards in the PARISH OF WALSINGHAM because of stop tap replacement works.

The road will be temporarily closed (except for access) from 22nd October 2020 to 26th October 2020 for the duration of the works, expected to be 5 days within the period.

Alternative route is via: St Peters Road, Wells Road, Knight Street, Holt Road, Scarborough Road, Westgate, Church Road.

(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 16th day of October 2020

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

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.

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