If you are in need of support or cannot access essential items, please fill in our online form for non-urgent support. If you need to speak to someone immediately, call 01508 533933, Monday to Friday 08:15 - 17:00 and Saturday and Sunday 10:00 - 16:00.
If you are resident and need financial support please call 01508 533933, available Monday to Friday 08:15 - 17:00.
We will respond to your email as soon as possible and aim to respond within 10 working days.
Please note that we are experiencing very high levels of demand on our service due to the Coronavirus pandemic. We are still offering our full range of services to customers who need assistance with housing issues but at times may need to prioritise customers who have been verified as homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness.
For the safety of staff and customers most of our work is currently being done online or by phone. Please do not visit our offices in Long Stratton other than to drop off documents in our post box.
In the meantime, please click hereto see the ways that you can access advice and assistance online.
If your situation is urgent, please call us on freephone 0808 168 2222.
If you need help with this service, you can phone 01508 533751 or use our Housing Advice Team online form.
|Care & Repair / Independent Living||
Operating a full service but with restrictions on visits in accordance with a COVID-19 visiting procedure and Government guidance and is dependent upon client circumstances.
For the safety of staff and clients work is undertaken remotely, where possible, using telephone and video calls, photographs, etc.
Property adaptation works are being undertaken in accordance with COVID-19 safe operating procedures and appropriate risk assessments.
Applicants to the system are triaged, recorded for future delivery and equipment provided where relevant and possible.
If you would like advice or guidance on this service please phone 01508 533933 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Operating a full service but with restrictions on visits in accordance with a COVID-19 visiting procedure and Government guidance and is dependent upon residents circumstances.
For the safety of staff and residents work is undertaken remotely, where possible, using telephone and video calls, photographs, etc.
If you would like advice or guidance on this service you can email email@example.com or phone 01508 533633 or use our Housing Standards Team online form.
|Gypsy & Travellers||
Service and support continuing with staff following government guidance on social distancing.
|Waste Services (e.g Bin Collection)||
Black Bins – General Refuse
Green Bins – Recycling
Brown Bins – Garden Waste
Now operating a maximum of 2 people in refuse collection vehicle cabs.
Norfolk County Council has now re-opened all 20 household waste recycling centres across the County but there are some changes to how the sites operate. Please check the website before you visit:
Public toilets in Diss and Long Stratton remain closed for refurbishment.
|Play Areas and Open Spaces||
Playgrounds and play areas, parks and countryside sites are open. Please see more information on our play areas, open spaces and public assets page.
|On and Off Street Parking||
Operating normally – may be a longer wait than normal on phones.
If you need help with this service, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org, phone 01508 533715. Please read our coronavirus update page or to work out what you could claim use our Benefit calculator.
We are continuing to support residents and community organisations. If you need help, please call 01508 533933 or email email@example.com
Taking referrals from all sources and supporting people remotely or at appropriate social distance. Community Connectors have also re-commenced social prescribing in GP surgeries. Appointments are offered by telephone, skype or face to face as necessary.
|Early Help Hub||
The Help Hub is here to support people who are in need of any kind of support, including those affected but COVID-19.
If you need help with from service because of COVID-19 please phone 0344 8008020.
If you need support for anything else, please click here or call 01508 533933.
|Business Rates (including grants and discounts related to COVID-19)||
If you need help with this service, you can email NNDRTeam@s-norfolk.gov.uk or phone 01508 533884
|Business Support and Advice||
Operating normally but there may be a longer wait than normal on phones.
If you need help with this service, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0300 790 6290.
Operating a modified service – we are putting up site notices and carrying out limited visits for planning applications (prior appointments) and carrying out a restricted service for enforcement.
|Building Control (CNC)||
Operating a modified service – for more information please visit the CNC website.
Operating a modified service to reflect the impacts of COVID-19.
Food Hygiene and Public Safety
Operating a modified service to reflect the impacts of COVID-19 and support safe, confident business re-opening so that you can shop and do business with confidence.
|Environmental and Community Protection (e.g. Fly tipping, Anti-Social Behaviour)||
We are continuing to deliver our service adhering to Government guidance to minimise the impact of COVID-19 on our residents.
Dry-side fitness provision reopened at Wymondham, Long Stratton, Kett’s Park and Framingham Earl on Saturday 25th July, with new Covid Secure processes in place. The swimming pool at Wymondham Leisure Centre reopened on 22nd August. Diss Leisure Centre reopened on Monday 14th September. Full details about processes and procedures for booking classes, gym sessions and swimming slots can be found at https://www.south-norfolk.gov.uk/visitors/leisure-centres.
The operation of the leisure centres remains unaffected by the new measures which came into force on 14th September and will continue to be open with all existing health and safety precautions in place.
Bananas Soft Play at Long Stratton Leisure Centre reopened on Monday 31 August; bookings can be made by calling 01508 533891