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Hunstanton Neighbourhood Plan

Hunstanton Town Council (as the qualifying body) has prepared a Neighbourhood Development Plan (HNDP), entitled "Hunstanton Neighbourhood Development Plan", for their Parish with the help of the local community. The HNDP sets out a vision for the future of the Parish and planning policies which will be used to determine planning applications locally.

The Plan was started in late 2013 and has had a long... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 08:17 by Jan Roomes

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Tourist Information Centre Temporarily Closed

Hunstanton Town Council has taken the decision to temporarily close the Tourist Information Centre due to the ongoing concerns regarding Coronavirus.

This action has been taken to limit the risk to employees and members of the public.

The Council will continue to monitor the Government and Public Health England websites and post updates on this website and on our Facebook page.

For the foreseeable future,... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 21 Mar 2020 18:50 by Jan Roomes

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Hunstanton Town Council implements additional measures during Coronavirus pandemic

Currently there are no known or suspected cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Hunstanton, but in the light of the most recent advice from the Government, the town council is taking a proactive approach to mitigate the risk of the virus to help ensure all members of our community stay as safe and healthy as possible. These are some of the measures already implemented:

Posted: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 08:08 by Jan Roomes

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Mayor Cllr Tony Bishopp visits Hunstanton Army Cadet Force

Mayor Cllr Tony Bishopp visits Hunstanton Army Cadet Force

On Thursday 23rd January, Mayor Councillor Tony Bishopp and Councillors Robert Corby, Wendy Croucher, Verity Jowett & Michael Ruston were delighted to visit the Hunstanton detachment of the Army Cadet Force to watch the Cadets parade and witness part of their training.

During the evening, the Mayor took part in an inspection of the cadets with Britannia Company's OC Major Bagge which was followed... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 25 Jan 2020 17:26 by Jan Roomes

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What does Climate Change mean?

What does Climate Change mean?

What is climate change?

Climate change refers to a large-scale shift in the planet's weather patterns and average temperatures.

How are humans changing the climate?

Before the Industrial Revolution, the average temperature across the world was stable at around 14°C (average Earth surface temperature). The Indus- trial Revolution began in the mid-1800s when humans began to burn fossil fuels such as... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 Jan 2020 20:10 by Amanda Knight

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Town Council Addresses Environmental Issues

Hunstanton Town Council aims to lead the change on reducing single-use plastics by going plastic free in 2020.

Single-use plastics are to be phased out from all the council's premises from the 1st February.

The UK Government has already confirmed a ban on plastic straws, drinks stirrers, and plastic stemmed cotton buds that will be coming into effect in England from April 2020. A spokesperson for HTC... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Jan 2020 14:20 by Jan Roomes

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Hunstanton Town Council Declares Climate Emergency

Hunstanton Town Council Declares Climate Emergency

A recommendation from Hunstanton Town Council's newly formed Environmental Working Party to declare a climate emergency was passed at a full council meeting held on the 16th August 2019.

The motion included making climate change a priority and to work with the community to develop new strategies and plans to help reduce carbon emissions. The council will also take steps to reduce the carbon footprint... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 25 Aug 2019 18:51 by Amanda Knight

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Open Air Cinema on the Green

Open Air Cinema on the Green

Bring the family to see Mamma Mia (PG) - Saturday 17 August - 8:30pm

Great family entertainment; come and sing along to your heart's content!

This is preceded by a short film called 'Plastic Ocean' starting at 8:30pm. The main film will start at 8:45pm.

Arrive early to get your spot on The Green, and bring a blanket.

These film evenings are FREE of charge, but donations on the night are welcome.

Please... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 20:30 by Jan Roomes

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Hunstanton being judged for Britain in Bloom

Hunstanton being judged for Britain in Bloom

On Tuesday 30 July the Britain in Bloom judges were walking around the gardens, green spaces and streets of Hunstanton.

Judges from the UK's longest running gardening competition were in town being given a tour by borough councillor Carol Bower and Chris Durham, operations manager of public open space at the council.

The Hunstanton Heritage Garden Friends and adopt a bedders joined the judges in Esplanade... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 10:22 by Jan Roomes

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Installation of safety cameras on the A149 in West Norfolk

Work will begin next week to install average speed cameras on the A149 in West Norfolk.

From Monday 29 July, the Norfolk Safety Camera Partnership scheme, being implemented by Norfolk County Council, will see average speed cameras put in place on the route between the Knights Hill and Snettisham roundabouts.

To minimise disruption all the work will be taking place overnight between 8pm and 6am. The road... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 14:20 by Jan Roomes

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