Tags: Norfolk County Council
Norfolk County Council are encouraging residents to give up their cars for the day this September in support of a global initiative to reduce carbon emissions.
Car-Free Day is celebrated across the world and encourages motorists to give up their cars for a day in favour of more sustainable forms of transport.
Norfolk Car-Free Day will be held on Sunday 20 September and the council will be waiving fees... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 13 Aug 2020 14:00 by Helen Carrier
We want your views on the key areas we are focusing on for our next Local Transport Plan. The current Local Transport Plan for Norfolk was agreed in 2011. Since that time there have been many changes to the way that people travel, and how much. Technology has meant that we are now increasingly able to live our lives without the need to travel, for example using online resources such as internet... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 09:00 by Helen Carrier
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We provide free, confidential and impartial advice and guidance on funded early education and childcare, home learning and related services in Norfolk, including:
Posted: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 09:15 by Helen Carrier
For the sixteenth year running, Norfolk's residents can get rid of unwanted household chemicals, safely and securely, at a series of household hazardous waste events at seven of Norfolk County Council's recycling centres this September and October.
Waste is hazardous if it can cause harm to humans or the environment. This type of waste is not normally accepted at recycling centres as it needs to be... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 10:00 by Helen Carrier
The impact of loneliness and social isolation is significant for many residents in our communities in Norfolk. To tackle this problem, Norfolk County Council adult social services are investing in ways of preventing and reducing loneliness that address the barriers to people having the quality and quantity of social connections that they would like. This approach is explained in the attached document.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 14:30 by Helen Carrier
Composting at home is a great way to deal with kitchen and garden waste and can help save money on buying compost and can feed plants and lighten heavy soils. Home composting can also help the environment by reducing waste sent for disposal. To allow the Waste Reduction team at Norfolk County Council to find out more about peoples home composting activities, they have devised a Norfolk Home Compost... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 11:45 by Helen Carrier
There are just two weeks remaining for people to tell Norfolk County Council what they think of four potential options for a Norwich Western Link, to connect two major roads to the west of the city. Click here for more information
Posted: Mon, 07 Jan 2019 12:17 by Helen Carrier
For information on the range of items that can be taken to recycling centres for free, and details of reuse shops - visit www.norfolk.gov.uk/recycling. Greetings cards, Christmas trees, unwanted or broken electrical items including Christmas lights, and excess cardboard and other materials can all be recycled. Wrapping paper can also be taken to the recycling centre or put in the kerbside recycling... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 10:01 by Helen Carrier
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Posted: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:00 by Helen Carrier
Whether you are passionate about food or simply want to make the most of the food that you have bought, you might be interested in getting involved in our Love Food Hate Waste project.
We are looking for people who would like to become Love Food Hate Waste volunteers who are willing to share their knowledge with others to help to reduce the amount of food we waste.
In the UK each year households throw... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:00 by Helen Carrier