January 2021 News and Updates

A New Year but with an increase in restrictions because of the Coronavirus pandemic. Please take care and stay safe in all that you do. Compliance with Government advice will help protect us all and our essential services. Please see below some news and updates that you should be aware of. Eaton Street Post Box:…

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Reminder: Scams etc

We receive regular reports from Norfolk Trading Standards highlighting recent Scams, Consumer Alerts and News. Here is a summary from the latest published list: Information Alert – Citizens Advice Consumer Service Christmas and New Year Opening Hours & Consumer Alert Emails Rogue Trader Alert – Doorstep Cold Caller offering ‘property maintenance’ Scam Alert – Fake…

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Seasons Greetings from the EVRA Committee

The Committee of the Eaton Village Residents’ Association wishes you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We are now out of lockdown but currently in Tier 2 which places various restrictions on our community. We are edging towards a better future with vaccines promising to deliver protection from Covid but requiring some…

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Old Photos of Eaton

Smith and Pinching are seeking historic photos of Eaton to display in their Eaton office window. See poster below about how to get involved. EVRA also has links to old photos of Eaton on our website at: Old Photos of Eaton and Local History – Eaton Village Residents’ Association

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Support in Eaton Village during November 2020 Lockdown

We are now in another period of lockdown but with some easing of restrictions compared to the previous regime. You can read how these restrictions affect you on the UK Government website at: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/new-national-restrictions-from-5-november The Covid-19 Mutual Aid NR4 Whatsapp group remains in place and are able to support people with collection of medicines or…

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Celebrating Halloween Safely

Have a happy and safe Halloween: Things will be different this year but whatever you do stay safe and follow the guidance to protect you and your family and others from the Coronavirus. Norfolk Constabulary have issued the following message to communities as a reminder:https://www.norfolk.police.uk/…/message-our-communities-5 Norfolk County Council have also issued guidance for having a…

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ST STEPHENS STREET CONSULTATION

Please note that a public consultation is currently taking place about plans to revamp St Stephens Street and its surrounding area.  As you may know, council leaders have recently received confirmation that Norwich is to receive £32 million for public transport improvements as part of the Transforming Cities initiative.  This £4.8 million scheme has recently…

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EVRA Annual General Meeting for 2020

EVRA will not be holding its AGM this year. Government regulations and advice on meetings and gatherings means that we will not be able to hold our usual meeting at Eaton Golf Club. We have explored options for holding an AGM online but the logistics of this for EVRA were just too onerous. However, we…

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Picturing the Pandemic

During our Scarecrow Trail in August we noted that Norfolk Museums Service had initiated a “Picturing the Pandemic” campaign to collect memorabilia to share the experiences of lockdown. We submitted our Scarecrow Trial as an example of what we were doing here in Eaton Village to celebrate our heroes of lockdown.   Our Scarecrow Trail…

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Damage to cars:

We have been alerted to a number of cars being damaged by “keying” of the paintwork over the past few days. At least five cars on Kingswood Close, one on Amderley Drive and two on Cheyham Mount were damaged. The incidents occurred on Thursday/Friday night (17/18 September) and again on Sunday 20th. These have been…

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