Village News Directory – Miscellaneous Info

Post Office

The mobile Post office is located in front of Bacton Village Hall, Tuesdays,  10.30-11.30 am. All the usual Post Office services, except pre-ordered foreign currency. The nearest Pot Office Branches are Walcott Seafront, Stalham or North Walsham

Seal & Shore Watch

Dedicated to the wellbeing and protection of seals and other marine life along our beautiful coastline. If you find a seal, other marine mammal or seabird that may be in need of help, call 07498 597448.

www.facebook.com/sealand.shorewatch

Hedgehog Rescue, North Walsham

Hedgehogs out during the day are usually unwell. If you find one, keep it warm and contact Marian Grimes on 01692-404550 or take it to Westover Vets, who will pass it on to Marian.

Floodline

Flood risk help and advice. Prepare for a flood and get help during and after. Other ways to get flood warning information. For current flood warnings in force please call our 24-hour Floodline

Tel: 0345 988 1188

www.flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk

Bacton Flood Wardens

Local volunteers who work with North Norfolk District Council and the emergency services to provide early warning of potential danger from the sea to vulnerable households and operate the village Evacuation Centre (based at Bacton Village Hall) as required. To find out more or volunteer, call Senior Flood Warden, Alison Hamilton on 01692-651213.

Emergency number, manned during periods of Flood Warning:  07810 863267

NNDC Beaches

Restrictions on dogs on beaches apply 1 May – 30 September. Leaflet ‘Dogs Welcome in North Norfolk’ provides details here.

Further info on the district’s beaches available at: www.north-norfolk.gov.uk/section/your-community/beaches/