NEWS: Acle Neighbourhood Plan consultation closes Friday 21st February

If you would like to comment on the Acle Neighbourhood Plan, please remember that the consultation period closes on Friday 21st February. Thank you to those who have commented so far. Please find below further information on the pre-submission draft and details on how to comment.

The Acle Neighbourhood Plan working group has now completed the production of the ‘Pre-Submission Consultation draft’ Acle Neighbourhood Plan and invites you to review and comment on the document. The formal consultation period commenced on Friday 11th January 2014 and will finish on Friday 21st February 2014.

The vision for the Acle Neighbourhood Plan is to ensure that Acle continues as a flourishing village and gateway to the broads that maintains a strong sense of community whilst embracing a sustainable and prosperous future as a place where people choose to live, work and visit.

The draft Plan builds on a significant body of work undertaken throughout 2013 including community consultation events held in June and October and a significant programme of primary research. In addition to the overall vision above, the Plan contains policies that seek to address specific local issues and that can help to shape the way Acle grows in the future. A number of the policies relate directly to comments and concerns raised by local residents.

Hard copies of the draft Plan are available to view at the Library, Recreation Centre and Post Office in Acle and at Broadland District Council in Thorpe St Andrew. Completed paper response forms should be posted to Acle Parish Clerk at Beech Farm, 15 Marsh Road, Upton, Norwich, NR13 6BP. Electronic copies of the document can be viewed or downloaded from the Acle Parish Council website ( or Ingham Pinnock Associates website ( and electronic response forms can be e-mailed to Pauline James (Parish Clerk,