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When can I gather in groups of more than 6?

If you live in a household with more than 6 people, you can continue to gather in and attend all settings together. This same applies for your support bubbles. All venues should continue to accomodate groups larger than 6 who live together or are in…

Coronavirus (COVID-19): What has changed – 9 September

Information taken from the Gov.UK website - "The government has announced new measures to suppress the virus and keep the number of infections down. The government has a plan to control the virus and protect the public, as well as keeping the economy and society…

Breckland Youth Advisory Board (YAB) - Breckland Young People's Sports Fund

We recognise the benefits of sports to young people’s physical and mental health. We want to make it easier for young people to get into sport and stay engaged. - Grants up to £50 for individuals aged 11-19 living in Breckland- Grants of £250 to sports clubs/groups within Breckland Grant…

Hazardous waste days

Waste is hazardous if it can cause harm to humans or the environment and includes any waste that needs specialist disposal. We don’t normally take these items at our recycling centres, however we hold annual free household hazardous waste days (amnesties) when we do accept…

Expired driving licences automatically extended by 11 months

"Photocard licences or entitlement to drive that expires between 1 February and 31 December 2020 have been extended for 11 months from the date of expiry." "Under the changes, drivers whose photocard driving licence or entitlement to drive runs out between 1 February 2020 and…

RAF Marham - Flying Activity Notices

Due to an upcoming deployment F-35B Lightning aircraft from RAF Marham wlll be conducting essential flying training over the coming weeks. Starts: Monday 7th September 2020, 9:30am Ends: Friday 9th October 2020, 5:30pm Weekend Flying is expected on 12th-13th September Night Flying will be conducted…

Commitment to reinstate food waste collections next year

"The borough council has pledged to continue exploring options for the reinstatement of the food waste collections next April, in spite of Covid-19 restrictions." "Residents are being urged to hang on to the small and large food caddies, keeping them safe for the return of…

TV Licensing - Scam Awareness

TV Licensing has started sending letters to anyone aged over 75 asking them to either pay for their TV licence or apply for a free one. These will include your licence number, your title and your last name and they will only ask you to…

Coping with hot weather and COVID-19

Most of us look forward to the warmer summer months but there are several important risk factors for health which are shared across hot weather and COVID-19. Please see information document attached to this entry