Wednesday, 19 April 2017 00:00

Yacht pond refilled in North Lodge Park

Written by  Ed Foss
Rate this item
(1 Vote)
Yacht pond refilled in North Lodge Park

Investment by North Norfolk District Council in North Lodge Park, Cromer, has seen the yacht pond extensively refurbished and refilled in readiness for the main visitor season.

North Norfolk District Council contracted Thrower & Rutland Ltd to undertake the works, which cost £8,556.50.

The pond, which had been leaking, was drained and then lined with glass-reinforced plastic, giving a 25-year guarantee. The outside of the pond was given a coating of non-toxic mineral paint.

Cllr Nigel Pearce, North Norfolk District Council ward member for Suffield Park, said: “This pond is an iconic part of the town and it is great we have been able to repair and refurbish it so it can bring fun and happiness to the next generation of children and their parents.”

unnamed-272.jpg

North Norfolk District Council ward members for Suffield Park, Cllr Nigel Pearce and Cllr John Lee.

The pond works are one of the elements being undertaken by North Norfolk District Council to improve North Lodge Park.

North Norfolk District Council is also planning minor internal improvements to the café, repairs to the timber footbridge and refurbishments to the bowling green and sunken garden shelters. Possibilities are being explored for Collectors Cabin.

unnamed-273.jpg

Read 96 times Last modified on Wednesday, 19 April 2017 18:05

Related items

  • Cromer’s first 60s festival totally groovy, man

    Cromer’s 60s Festival drew big crowds on Sunday April 23 to North Norfolk’s iconic Cromer Pier.

    The St George’s Day celebration organised by North Norfolk District Council welcomed in excess of 3,000 visitors over the course of the day. Many came on vintage scooters and motorcycles and even more got into the spirit of the 1960s by dressing in period clothing.

  • From Cumbria to Cromer, goat herd size to double

    A herd of eight Bagot goats have been moved back into their spring and summer residence on Cromer’s cliff. The goats have been clearing land in recent months at Happy Valley. Their move back into the heart of Cromer was made today thanks to NNDC officers.

    The Bagot billies, which have appeared on television and in newspapers, will be joined by another eight Bagots from Cumbria sometime in May.

  • Big Society Award Winners Announced

    Volunteers who have helped improve their communities were thanked publicly as they were named winners in the Big Society Awards during a ceremony at Sheringham Little Theatre. North Norfolk District Council organised the Big Society Awards to thank the people and the projects that help to create a strong community. Cllr Tom FitzPatrick, Leader of North Norfolk District Council and Chairman of the Big Society Fund Panel, said: “It has been a pleasure watching such deserving people come here tonight for recognition. The winners are of course hugely deserving, but so are the other finalists who may not have won, but should leave here full of pride at their efforts and achievements.”

  • Norfolk Festival of Nature

    The Norfolk Festival of Nature at Gresham’s, a celebration of the county’s unique countryside, returns to Holt on 16 – 18 June 2017 with a fantastic new family friendly line-up.

    The opening event on Friday 16 June welcomes well-known television presenters and wildlife lovers, Martin Hughes-Games (BBC’s Springwatch) and Iolo Williams (BBC Wales) for an amusing and informative show.  The ‘Wildlife Road Trip’ will be packed with facts and fun for the whole family to enjoy.

  • The Grove in Cromer Welcomes a New Head Chef

    Simon Hunter Marsh has taken over as Head Chef at the Grove in Cromer and hopes to build on their reputation as one of the best eateries on the Norfolk coast.

    Simon started his career at Green Farm working with Phillip Lomax, before travelling to the capital to take up a prestigious post at the Hilton, one of the world’s iconic hotels.  But the call of Norfolk was never far away and Simon came home as the head chef role at the George Hotel in Cley, putting this wonderful Norfolk restaurant firmly on the map. 

  • Spring Awakens Burnham Deepdale This Weekend

    This weekend sees Burnham Deepdale really waking up for Spring.  The second annual Deepdale Spring Market opens its doors for three days of ‘not on the high street’ shopping on Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10am to 5pm. The inaugural Deepdale Hygge, Deepdale’s weekend long festival of the North Norfolk Coast, kicks off on Friday evening.  And to top off the weekend, the first North Norfolk Coast Hygge Fair takes place on Saturday.

    Deepdale Spring Market hosts over fifty Norfolk artisans & producers at Dalegate Market, and visitors are invited for three days of Spring shopping.  The stalls are in large marquees amongst the permanent shops and Deepdale Cafe.  You’ll find very tasty food & drink, toys, homewares, clothing, jewellery, accessories, art, photography, soaps, beers, spirits and of course chocolates.

  • All Things Norfolk guide to Cromer

    Every month we’ll be featuring a much loved part of Norfolk which owes its continued existence to the independent business and organisations which are devoted to encouraging and serving customers.

    This month, and with the recent sad loss of one of our most famous local residents, we are focusing on Cromer and will bring you news of local events and what’s on offer in the area.

    When you think of Cromer do your thoughts turn to piers, crabs, Poppyland, lighthouses and lifeboats?  Obviously the answer’s yes, but there’s so much more to this delightful Victorian seaside town which was recently adopted as the home of one of Britain’s most popular and sadly recently departed thespians, Sir John Hurt.  

  • Storm surge clean-up operation – heartfelt thanks from NNDC

    Leaders at North Norfolk District Council have said a big thankyou to the wide range of agencies, individuals, rescue services and volunteers who have contributed to the clean-up following the storm surge of January 13.

    With several communities affected to different levels of severity along the coastline, the project has been wide ranging and involved many organisations.

    Work is still ongoing and the latest news as of Wednesday is that Cromer promenade is fully open from east to west with public access along its entirety. Among various elements of today’s efforts, clean up works have continued and a rope access team has been working under the pier to conduct repairs.

  • First Ready for Growth Business Event a Great Success

    Genix, the business support agency hosted its first Ready for Growth seminar in Norfolk on 23rd November. Held at the Scarborough Hill Country Inn, North Walsham the event attracted a wide range of business owners, eager to gain ideas on how to expand and grow.

    Sponsor and Genix Patron, Neil Burr of Designtec, a web design company based near Norwich gave a presentation on the importance of keywords to gain traffic and sales.  Keynote speaker Claire Brooks, managing director of Box-it East talked about how the document storage company has achieved significant growth over the past ten years and her plans for the business going forward. Claire explained the importance of employing the right people and planning your marketing to increase turnover.

  • Fakenham’s Coffee Means Business Networking

    More than 30 business people attended the North Norfolk District Council’s Coffee Means Business networking event at Fakenham, organised by Genix, the business engagement specialists.

    The event was held at the Prince of Wales Stand and Genix welcomed local businesses who had the opportunity to network over coffee, make new contacts and gain knowledge and information to help their business grow.

    North Norfolk District Council has appointed Genix as it is a not for profit organisation, supporting businesses, to organise and host Coffee Means Business in the North Norfolk area. They could see there was a need for regular networking opportunities for businesses which didn’t involve expensive membership fees.

Login to post comments