St Andrew's Church
St Andrew's Church will be opening on Wednesday mornings from 10 am till 12 noon for private prayer.
People attending are asked to wear face masks and to observe the 2meter distance rule.
There is also the NHS Track & Trace QR so you can register that you have been at the church just in case there is a problem with Covid 19.
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Filby and District Community Help Group
If you are self-isolating due to the COVID-19 Virus, or just lonely and worried about the present situation maybe we can help?
We are the Filby and District Community Help Group and co-ordinated
from Filby Post Office.
Our contact numbers are:- Landline. 01493 369250
We can help in the following ways:-
-- Delivery of grocery, coal, logs etc.
-- Picking up and posting mail.
-- Picking up urgent supplies such as Tablets.
-- Or just a friendly phone call.
Coronavirus is contagious. Please take every precaution to ensure you are spreading only kindness. Avoid physical contact (2-metre distance).
Wash your hands regularly.
Items should be left on your doorstep.
Looking after each other is something that is already happening in our community, but we do need a more coordinated approach given the situation we are in.
We have a small group already set up, but we need extra volunteers to help.
If you have the time please contact me on the above numbers.
Filby Sub Post Master
Independent Borough Councillor
Stokesby has joined the growing number of villages that now has its own Community Speed Watch.
What Is Community Speed Watch?
Put simply, speed monitoring is carried out by trained volunteers from the community, with follow-up work on education and enforcement by Norfolk Safety Camera Partnership, Norfolk Police and your Local Authority.
Initially, letters are sent to registered keepers of offending vehicles asking for their assistance in keeping speeds down in your community, with persistent offenders targeted for police enforcement. Local Authority Road Safety staff can help with supporting initiatives, including the use of Speed Awareness Messaging Devices (SAM’s).
Speed watch signs have now been put up in Stokesby warning motorists that the scheme exists hoping that this will reduce the number of people who persistently speed through our village.
Occasionally the volunteers will be joined by police officers who can issue speeding tickets on the spot.
For more details about Speed Watch visit: www.norfolk.police.uk/sites/norfolk/files/page/downloads/community_speedwatch_booklet.doc
Lloyds Mobile Banking Acle
Lloyds Mobile Bank now visits the Acle Memorial Recreation Centre Car Park on the following Tuesdays
between 10am - 1pm
19th January 2021
2nd February 2021
16th February 2021
2nd March 2021
16th March 2021
30th March 2021
Please be aware there may be times when routes are not fully operational, therefore we recommend calling our mobile branch hotline on 0345 601 6943 before you travel.
Please note all times are approximate and can vary depending on traffic which can increase travelling time.
Some Acle Flexibus journeys will no longer need to be pre-booked. On Monday to Friday, service 72a will call at Stokesby Green at 07.24 & 09.19 to Acle for the connections to Norwich or Great Yarmouth. Return buses will depart from Acle Kings Head at 13.35 17.05 and 18.15 calling to set down passengers as required.
Service 730 to Great Yarmouth via Caister on Wednesdays and Saturdays continues to operate at the same time as before, calling at Stokesby at 10.18 towards Great Yarmouth with the return journey leaving Great Yarmouth at 13.26.
All the above journeys are operated by 'Our Bus'
In addition, the 68 bus operated by Ambassador Travel on college days continues unchanged, calling at Stokesby at 08.05 towards Great Yarmouth and returning at 16.15. These journeys extent to, or from East Norfolk Sixth Form College in Gorleston.
Stokesby Bottle Bank
Although we can now recycle glass in our green bins, we still have our own bottle bank situated beside the sand store on the public staithe near to the children’s play area
We now have to contact the contractor who empties the bottle bank.
Please ring 01842 820804 if you notice that the bottle bank is near to being full.
Please use the bottle bank carefully.