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Walsingham News

Report from the Speed Awareness Messaging Unit

The SAM2 unit was near the Friary on Fakenham Road during December 2021 monitoring traffic speed and the volume of vehicles approaching the High Street.

From 29 November 2021 to 4 January 2022

  • 24,342 vehicles were recorded coming into the village with an average of 755 per day.
  • The maximum speed was 65 mph at 8:15 pm on 4 December, (although the average speeder was travelling just under 40 mph).
  • The majority of vehicles were only just above the speed limit. The 85th percentile speed (i.e. of 20,691 vehicles) was 32.5 mph; and the average speed was 21.9 mph.

Village Newsletter

The January / February edition of the newsletter is available to view on the website. Please use the following link to open it in a new tab: Newsletter 2 issue January 2022

Walsingham Parish Council Meeting 12 January 2022

Members of the public are cordially invited to attend the meeting of Walsingham Parish Council on Wednesday 12 January 2022 at 7:15 for 7:30 pm in the Village Hall. Please use the following link to view the agenda: WPC 2022 AGENDA 12 JAN.

Temporary Road Closure

NORFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL has made a Temporary Traffic Order affecting the U11474 Bridewell Street from 34m north of its junction with C597 Common Place for 20m northwards in the PARISH OF WALSINGHAM because of Anglian Water excavation works.

The road will be temporarily closed (except for access) on 19th January 2022 for the duration of the works expected to be about 1 day within the period.

Alternative route is via: Guild Street, Knight Street, Common Place, Bridewell Street.

(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 Vinnie Purdy (Community and Environmental Services) Telephone 0344 800 8020.

Dated this 14th day of January 2022

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

Newsletter from St Seraphim’s

The newsletter from St Seraphim’s is available to view online. Please use the following link: St Seraphims News Autumn 2021

Temporary Road Closure

NORFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL

(BARSHAM) (EMERGENCY NOTICE)

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC RESTRICTION 2021

Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984 – Section 14(2)

 

 

In accordance with the provisions of Section 14(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984, the Norfolk County Council HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that owing to a burst water main the use by vehicles of the C586 Fakenham Road from its junction with Griston Road East for 30m eastwards in the PARISH OF BARSHAM will be temporarily prohibited from 1st to 7th December 2021 for the duration of the works, expected to be about 7 days within the period. If necessary the restriction could run for a maximum period of 21 days.

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

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

Dated this 1st day of December 2021

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

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