Dereham residents urged to voice A47 concerns at community meeting

PUBLISHED: 11:14 05 October 2017 | UPDATED: 11:18 05 October 2017

A fatal crash took place on the A47 at Scarning. Picture: Ian Burt

A fatal crash took place on the A47 at Scarning. Picture: Ian Burt


The organisers of Dereham’s neighbourhood watch group are encouraging people to attend a meeting in November to discuss community issues, including safety concerns over the A47.

A fatal accident on September 30 prompted calls for drastic actions to be taken to improve safety on the busy road.

A number of Dereham residents voiced their concerns over social media and the organisers behind the Safer Neighbourhood Action Panel said they hope to provide a forum for further discussion.

The meeting will be attended by police officers and a number of councillors who can discuss issues and answer questions relating to the A47 along with any other problems in the community, such as anti-social behaviour and vandalism.

The meeting will be held at the Breckland Council Chambers on Wednesday, November 29 at 7pm.

For more information visit the Norfolk Neighbourhood Watch group on Facebook.

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