Call for Contractors/Suppliers
Trunch Parish Council is undertaking a review of it’s procurement procedures for the placement of orders/contracts for both minor capital expenditure and maintenance works under the headings of grass/landscaping, tree surgery, building works and general maintenance (including painting). Parties wishing to be considered for inclusion on approved lists of contractors/suppliers should contact the Parish Clerk, Julie Chance, via email at email@example.com or telephone on 01263 833902.
All contractors must carry public liability insurance, be aware of Health and Safety regulations and adhere to them. Unless they have carried out work for us before, when applying for inclusion on the list they should give us a CV, details and photos of some previous work done, details of training certificates (if any) and the name of at least one referee.
North Norfolk District Council – Draft Local Plan
Since the presentation by Mark Ashwell, the Planning Policy Manager of North Norfolk, at the Parish Council Meeting on 5th June a Public Meeting was held in order for residents to express their views on the First Draft of the Local Plan issued for consultation by the North Norfolk District Council. Ed Maxfield our County Councillor and Greg Hayman our District Councillor attended, besides seven Parish Councillors the Clerk and twenty eight residents. After an explanation of the main issues raised in the Plan, Ed and Greg fielded questions and comments from the residents and after a well delivered lively debate from the residents two main issues emerged. Firstly, it was recognised that the NNDC are proposing to make a change of designation of Trunch village from Countryside to an Area for Small Scale Development which would allow some allocation (to be announced in Part 2 of the Plan next Spring) of new ‘open market’ housing. Secondly, concern over the lack of adequate infrastructure and the drastic effect on local services the building of a total of 2590 houses in North Walsham, 909 in Cromer and 117 in Mundesley between 2016 and 2036 will have on us all. Sufficient interest and valid points of concern were raised and as a result the Parish Council and individuals can make reasoned responses to support Trunch remaining a Countryside Area in order to control what type of development (affordable housing), if any, should be allowed and to seek assurances that any development will go hand in hand with the provision of adequate infrastructure and local services. The last matter may require lobbying of Central Government.
The Trunch Parish Council meeting will be held on Wednesday 4th March at 7.30pm in the Methodist Church Community Room.
All Parish Council meetings are open for residents of Trunch to attend. Please do come along.