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Norfolk County Council promotes the use of home composters and Bokashi bins to manage garden and food waste at home. The prices for each bin have been subsidised, the details of which can be found on the below link
Compost leaflet

Parish Council meetings
The next meeting of the Parish Council is on 30th September 2021. The meeting will be held at Ashby and Thurton Village Hall and will commence at 7:30pm
Agenda September 2021

Ever wondered what your Parish Council is here to do? The Parish Council is made up of 7 members who all live in Thurton and represent the village on various matters. We are effectively the third tier of local government, the other two being Norfolk County Council and South Norfolk Council.

New grants available for South Norfolk and Broadland businesses

New business grants from £2,000 to £20,000 are available to support large, small and micro businesses from South Norfolk and Broadland District Councils through the second phase of its discretionary business grant.

The Councils welcome applications from South Norfolk and Broadland businesses of any size, whether home based or based in business premises, business rated or not rated, self-employed or employing staff. They are particularly keen to hear from businesses that have so far been unable to receive any COVID-19 financial support.

To qualify for the Additional Restrictions Grant, businesses must have experienced a loss of income (turnover) of at least 20% or £40,000 and fall into one of the following categories:
1. A rated business that did not qualify for Local Restrictions Support Grant payments during national lockdowns or local restrictions
2. A business that has so far been unable to receive any COVID-19 financial support – including businesses with premises which are not business-rated, or without its own business rating
3. A business that employs 10 or more full-time equivalent employees and wishes to request a top-up to a previous Local Restrictions Support Grant award
Any business that needs support is encouraged to get in touch to find out what funding they may be eligible for. Please share with your business networks and fellow business owners.

To find out more and apply for an Additional Restrictions Grant or another business grant visit www.south-norfolk.gov.uk/business-support or www.broadland.gov.uk/coronavirus/businesses

Managing Footpaths

WELCOME PACK: The new Welcome Pack is now available thurton welcome pack .

Highways Issues. Work needed to be carried out on the highways/footway in Thurton can be reported to Thurton Parish Clerk (01508 530733) who will pass the information to Norfolk County Council Highways for completion.

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