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FLU DAY – GRIMSTON MEDICAL CENTRE

ADULTS
Wednesday 11th. October – 8.45am – 4.30pm.


CHILDREN
Wednesday 25th. October – 8.45am – 4.30pm

Simply turn up at the Medical centre between 8.45AM & 4.30PM

NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY

Note: - Only those at HIGH RISK will receive the immunisation.

High Risk is defined as:

Age 2, 3 or 4 – or OVER 65

Pregnant

on immunosuppressant therapy

living in long-stay residential accommodation

the carer of someone who is in a risk group

suffering from:-

diabetes

heart disease (NOT high blood pressure

lung disease (asthma if treated with steroid inhaler)

kidney desease

liver disease

stroke or transient ischaemic attack


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FOOTPATHS.
A Public and Local Enquiry was opened, but not concluded, at the Village Hall on Wednesday September 6th at 10am to consider the
"Norfolk County Council Definitive Map and Statement (East Winch) Modification Order 2016".
See here for more about this.






Drawing in the Archive:

The visual Record of Norwich’s Medieval Churches, 1700-2017

Free Exhibition at Norfolk Record Office 21 August -17 November 2017

Based on new research, this exhibition explores the rich visual record of Norwich’s medieval parish churches.  Since 1700, artists, antiquarians and archaeologists have drawn the City’s churches in diverse ways.  The remarkable archive that they have left reveals information about the churches that would otherwise be lose and encourages us to look again, and look differently, at these familiar landmarks.

 

During Norfolk Record Office opening times Mon, Weds & Fri 9-5, Tues 9.30-5, Thurs 9-7

For more information www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/events norfrec@norfolk.gov.uk or 01603 222599



HIGHWAYS ENGLAND


Road maintenance and improvement programme 2017 - 2018

We understand that a recent statement on forthcoming plans for improvements to the A47 between Yarmouth and Peterborough do NOT include dualling the stretch between Swaffham and Lynn. This, so the statement indicates, remains UNDER CONSIDERATION


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Information about various planning applications currently active within our villages have been moved to a new page - see here


Current avian influenza outbreak.

Avian influenza (bird flu) is a disease of birds. The H5N8 strain of the disease has been found in the UK in farmed and wild birds since December 2016.

Public Health England advises the risk to public health is very low and the Food Standards Agency has said there is no food safety risk for UK consumers.

DEFRA are still however asking for reports of any:-
dead ducks, geese, swans, gulls, or birds of prey.
Telephone 03459 335577

Only touch sick or dead birds if absolutely necessary and
wear protective gloves if doing so
.