• Welcome to the community website for North Elmham

    North Elmham is an active community with much happening on a regular basis. This website is intended to be a non-commercial resource of useful information about what is going on in the local community, rather than a news-based website.

    The Elmham News is printed and delivered each month but is also available here for those who prefer to read it electronically.  Previous issues since April 2020 can be found on the Elmham News Magazine page of this website.

     

    Elmham News Magazine Cover August 2022

    Please click on the cover of the magazine to open

     

    Update on North Elmham Affordable Housing Scheme

    At a public meeting on 6th July, Broadland Housing displayed and explained the two sites for an affordable housing scheme which have been put forward as potential locations by local residents (not by the Parish Council), with a third having been discounted due to concerns raised by County Highways. The two sites are Back Lane (with likely road access to Dereham Road) and Spencers Close (on the western part of the Village Green.)

    Following this site selection community consultation event, which was well attended by over 80 residents and members of the wider local community, the following views were lodged.

    In summary:

    • One person supported both sites - perhaps in favour due to the general need for affordable housing
    • Spencers Close - received no other support
    • Back Lane
      • 40 in support
      • 11 against

    The main concern raised for Back Lane was Highway safety, which Broadland Housing will now investigate to see if this issue can be addressed. Further consultation with the community on design development should take place later in the year.

    The Parish Council unanimously endorsed these views by supporting the selection of the Back Lane site.

    Adam Ballard, Broadland Housing Association

    Michael Rayner, North Elmham Parish Council

     

    Elmham Surgery has provided an update on various initiatives and developments at the Practice, inlcluding flu and Covid booster vacconations.  Please click this link to read the article on the surgery's own website.

    Community Plan review - the original Community Plan survey was undertaken in 2010 and a copy of the results provided to every household.  Ten years on the Parish Council has reviewed the action points.  To read the original plan and the 2021 review please visit the Community Plan page of this website.

    If you have information to share with the village or updates for existing information/contacts please contact us.We also welcome your photos to enhance any of the pages.We look forward to hearing from you soon!

     

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