Wighton is a village close to Wells-next-the-Sea in North Norfolk, whose community of
around 300 residents succeeded in raising £730,000 to replace its existing ‘recreation hut’ with a new environmentally
friendly village hall, licensed for occupancy by up to 242 people.
Renewable energy initiatives in North Norfolk feature strongly in the latest grants
awarded by the Sheringham Shoal Community Fund, with four organisations receiving support for their projects.
Representatives from many of the organisations which have received grants from the Sheringham Shoal Community
Fund recently came together to celebrate the Community Fund’s success in awarding over £1million to projects in North Norfolk since it was established
Seacat Columbia, one of the UK’s first low emissions vessels, has commenced its
service of Equinor’s Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon offshore wind farms
The Planning Inspectorate has accepted for examination the application submitted by Equinor on behalf of its partners to
develop the Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Extensions (SEP and DEP), both of which are situated off the North Norfolk coast and would power the
equivalent of an additional 785,000 UK homes.
Equinor has today applied to the Planning Inspectorate for permission to build extensions to both the Sheringham
Shoal and the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farms, both of which are situated off the North Norfolk coast.
Extensions to existing Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon offshore wind farms are confirmed by UK Energy Minister as one of the
‹Pathfinder’ projects to deliver early benefits on better coordinated offshore transmission systems.
A recent grant from the Sheringham Shoal Community Fund has contributed to the purchase of the first
20 Super Soco CUx electric mopeds by the charity Kickstart, which was established in 2003 to provide an alternative transport service across Norfolk,
Suffolk and Cambridgeshire for individuals with a transport need.
On behalf of Sheringham Shoal Extension and Dudgeon Extension partnerships, Equinor is hosting a series of
Public Information Days on the week commencing 7th March 2022. These events will allow local stakeholders to learn more about the extension projects,
provide an opportunity to ask questions to the project team, and for the project team to understand local concerns.
On behalf of Sheringham Shoal Extension and Dudgeon Extension partnerships,
Equinor has published a summary of its phase two consultation, which took place in summer this year. The summary report
provides an update on proposals to the two wind farm projects in response to the consultation, and upcoming plans to
meet the community.
05 October 2021: On behalf of Sheringham Shoal Extension and Dudgeon
Extension partnerships, Equinor has taken the decision to extend the preapplication period for the Sheringham Shoal and
Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Extension Projects (SEP and DEP) to allow time to undertake additional analysis and further develop
Equinor, operator of Dudgeon and Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farms off the Norfolk coast, has today announced it will combine
the operations for both wind farms into one hub in Great Yarmouth.
Today, 29 April 2021, marks the start of the phase two community consultation and the publication of the Preliminary Environmental Information
Report (PEIR) for the Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Extension Projects (SEP and DEP).
The Sheringham Shoal Community Fund has made a grant of £25,000 to the Every Child Online initiative which aims to ensure that
every young person in Norfolk has access to the digital technology to allow them to learn from home during this period of pandemic lockdown.
A grant from the Sheringham Shoal Community Fund has made a significant contribution to Wells Sea Cadets being able to erect to erect
and fit-out its own operational base, a modular building within the grounds of Alderman Peel High School in Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk.
Equinor is bringing forward proposals to extend the existing Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon offshore wind farms,
located off the coast of North Norfolk, and has published the summary report from its first phase of community consultations.
A grant from the Sheringham Shoal Community Fund has enabled the Hawk and Owl Trust at Sculthorpe Moor in North Norfolk to implement three new projects on its journey to becoming a carbon-neutral nature reserve.
Equinor, a broad energy company with firm ambitions to become a global offshore wind major, has signed Agreements for Lease (AfL)
with The Crown Estate for two offshore wind farm extensions in the UK.
Equinor has launched a community consultation today (Thursday 9 July) to seek local views on its plans to extend its existing wind farms off the Norfolk coast.
Teams from the Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farms, operated by Equinor from bases in Norfolk, are involved in activities to help Norfolk’s
Equinor is preparing to begin its public consultations with Norfolk communities on its proposed wind farm Extension Projects, planned to be
built adjacent to Equinor’s existing offshore wind farms off the North Norfolk coast.
Following its support for the North Norfolk Surf Life Saving Club (NN SLSC) in 2017, the Sheringham Shoal Community Fund is continuing
to encourage and support the growth of this life saving sport in North Norfolk, making a grant to the recently formed Mundesley Surf Life Saving Club (Mundesley SLSC).
With the assistance of a grant from the Sheringham Shoal Community Fund, Norfolk’s first outdoor eco-gym has opened in the Memorial Park in North Walsham.
The planet’s use of plastics has come under much scrutiny in recent years, and particular attention is being paid to the damage caused in the marine environment by microplastics.
Since its establishment in 2010, the Sheringham Shoal Community Fund has provided grant support to the trustees and committees of a number of village halls
and community centres across North Norfolk to help with the installation of solar photovoltaic panels.
Norwich’s White Lion Café, the innovative business initiative established by Parkside School, has received a donation from the Sheringham
Shoal Offshore Wind Farm.
A grant from the Sheringham Shoal Community Fund has enabled the North Walsham New Road Bowls and Snooker Club to install a pop-up automated irrigation system
which harvests rainwater to water the Club‘s bowling green.
While the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) runs 238 lifeboats stations around the UK, there are also at least 80 independent lifeboat stations,
many of which were set up in the 18th century in response to an increasing loss of life at sea.
As a result of a grant from the Sheringham Shoal Community Fund Sheringham, Coastwatch has been able to update its equipment in the watch
station situated high on Skelding Hill.
As a result of a grant from the Sheringham Shoal Community Fund, Wells Community Hospital will be delivering an enhanced range of well-being activities during 2018, which will help to further strengthen the role played by this important facility in the port town of Wells-next-the-Sea in North Norfolk.