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Heritage talk – An Englishman’s home is his castle!

17th November 7pm Carbrooke Village Hall Carbrooke Heritage Group welcomes Robert Chalmers to present ‘AN ENGLISHMAN’S HOME IS HIS CASTLE’ – The History Of Home Ownership – What, How, Why? And Understanding Legal Jargon In Old Documents Considering History of home & land ownership from earliest times, how or why we own or rent our…

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New play are opens on the Village Green

The official opening of the new Play area on the Millennium Green took place on November 3, at 2pm. The ribbon to officially open the new facility was cut by Carbrook Parish Council chairman, Phil Sampher.  Children from Carbrooke School, many of whom had helped with the painting of the new colourful fence, were also…

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Norfolk’s first ever Community Fridge is open!

Norfolk’s first ever Community Fridge is open! Based at Wayland House, the fridge will be stocked with surplus food and available to everyone across the community. Each year in the UK we throw away nearly 15 million tonnes of food and drink. Nearly half of this is perfectly good to eat! The Community Fridge enables…

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Notice of Road Closure

NORFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL has made a Temporary Traffic Order affecting the C134 Ovington Road from its junction with U33003 Watton Green for a distance of 590 metres northwards in the PARISH OF CARBROOKE because of bridge repairs. The road will be temporarily closed (except for access) from 20th November 2017 to 3rd December 2017 for…

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Carbrooke Countdown for Chrsitmas!

Carbrooke countdown to Christmas ‘Darknness to Light’ Advent Service inspriring service of Carols and readings by Candlelight 3rd December 6.30pm Carbrooke Christmas Bazaar Stalls, Games, Refreshments, Raffle etc Saturday 10am-3pm 9th December Carbrooke Village Hall Christmas Concert as last year with ‘Chanters Jigge’, Christmas songs accompanied by traditional instruments have a go in the interval…

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Carbrooke Heritage News

Our last presentation – The History of Agriculture – presented by Tom Thurston on 22nd September was very interesting, especially to those of us who haven’t been bought up in agricultural families, but was common knowledge to our rural ancestors. Sadly it was not well supported, and disheartening for Tom, who had put a lot…

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Church News for November

Carbrooke Church was busy during the Summer; The Concert in conjunction with Ovington to launch our Heritage Lottery Grant Application featured the beautiful voice of Emma Nualle on 25th August. The church was packed, it was lovely to have so many members of the village attending, and appreciating the atmosphere within the building. The Police…

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November ramblings from the Boy Tom

Well how are yu all a’gettin on t’gether then? I am a’writtin this on the day the clocks go back so that don’t matter what time I finish cos I’ll still git an extra hour in bed t’morrow. Years ago when farmers were a milkin cows I knew one or two on um who din’t…

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November Parish Coucil meeting

THE NEXT FULL PARISH COUNCIL MEETING WILL BE HELD IN THE CHURCH ON 13TH NOVEMBER AT 7PM THE BUS SHELTER ON  BROADMORE ROAD. WILL BE ON THE AGENDA ALL MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC WELCOME.

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