February 2009 News
Bus Shelter Plans
is hoping to have two additional bus shelters in the village in the near
The parish council is supporting requests from residents for shelters in Mill Road at the junction with Meadow Close and in New Road opposite the St David’s Road junction. The parish council is working with Norfolk County Council to obtain grants for the work to be carried out.
Parish Council Meeting
Have Your Say
Parish Council is urging local people to take an active part in the
consultation process over plans to build an additional 1,000 houses in the
in the latest edition of the Good News village magazine, parish clerk Ian
Weetman states: “A public consultation period is to be announced and the
parish council encourages residents to participate. Details of potential
locations for development are, as yet, unknown.
“The parish council will be taking a very active part in the development debate and we are encouraging residents to join in. We re-state yet again that development, if agreed, can only take place hand in hand with associated infrastructure provision.”
Dog Fouling Problem
fouling in Hethersett has led to a number of complaints to the village parish
vast majority of dog owners in the village are responsible in clearing up
after their dogs. However, we have had a number of reports of dog fouling in
the Cedar Road and Mill Road/New Road junction areas.
“Dog fouling is unacceptable and the Cedar Road are in particular is used by mothers and children on their way to the schools,” said Hethersett parish clerk Ian Weetman.
Hope and Homes charity will be boosted by two events at Hethersett Methodist
Church over the next few months.
table top sale will take place in the Methodist Church hall on Saturday (7th
February) from 10 a.m and this will be followed by the church’s annual plant
sale on 16th May from 10 a.m.
organised over the past few months raised
£396 for the charity which helps orphaned, abandoned and vulnerable
children in Central and Eastern Europe and Africa. The
money is specifically being put towards the Emira and Nisveta appeal aimed at
helping to re-unite two young Bosnian girls with their family.
Singers have begun rehearsals for their next production which will take the
form of café style entertainment with music from stage and screen.
will be performed at Hethersett Village Hall on 16th May.
The group practice in the Old Hall Shchool Barn on Wednesdays at 8 p.m and new members are welcome.