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Partnership project to keep Wayland tidy

By News Editor | April 20, 2017

KEEP BRITAIN TIDY……….take your litter home!  Are you old enough to remember those excellent public information films of the 70’s? I have to say the catchy slogans and sensible advice they offered have stayed with me over the years. What about:- Wear something white at night and Only a fool…

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Wayland churchyard surveys

By News Editor | April 19, 2017

The Wayland Partnership ‘Growing Together Project’ has had a tremendous response from local churches to take part in our churchyard wildflower Surveys. Every church in our group of parishes is signed up plus a further nine within Wayland. Saturday 8th April saw our ‘County Wildlife Volunteer Surveyor’ training day held…

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Wednesday coffee mornings a big success

By News Editor | April 19, 2017

Over the last few weeks Sue Dekeyzer has been running a coffee morning in the Village Hall on Wednesday morning between 9.30-11.30. The purpose of the events has been to raise funds for the NSPCC as part of her daughter Kirsty’s  London marathon run. These mornings have been very well attended…

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Heritage group visits STANTA

By News Editor | April 11, 2017

Earlier in the month the Carbrooke History and Heritage Group where lucky to have one of the rare visits to the STANTA Army Training Area. The site is steeped in history and an unspoilt haven for wildlife. In 1942  approximately 30,000 acres (120 km2) was cleared to make way for…

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Spring in the Dragonfly Gallery

By News Editor | April 10, 2017

APRIL EXHIBITIONS IN THE WAYLAND DRAGONFLY GALLERY Mixed Media Exhibition by Elsing Artists Saturday 1st April – Saturday 15th April The World of Christine Watson April 29th – May 13th The World of Christine Watson For our full programme visit the dragonfly gallery website: WAYLAND PHOTOGRAPHY CHALLENGE Although the Wayland…

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Church news for April

By News Editor | April 3, 2017

It only seems a couple of weeks ago that we were celebrating Christmas, and now we are making our plans for Easter, how quickly time seems to fly, the (7 week) lead up to Easter which we call Lent, we can use as a time for ‘Spring cleaning’ our lives,…

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Ramblings from the Boy Tom

By News Editor | March 31, 2017

Well how are yu all a’goin on? Since I last hed a wurd along with yu we hev hed them gale force winds at the end o’February.  They recon that were called Doris.  Why do they ha’a give them high winds names?     I know what I’d ha called…

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Blossom and Yarn 2017

By News Editor | March 28, 2017

Following the huge success of the knitting festival Blossom and Yarn in 2015, the organisers are thrilled to announce that Blossom and Yarn II will be taking place in July this year. The theme for this second event is The Creation and it will run from 7th-10th July, across six lovely…

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Allotments available

By News Editor | March 22, 2017

If you interested in having an allotment, Watton Town Council currently has some vacant plots and is making these available to residents of other villages. For more information, please contact the Watton Town Clerk on  01953 881 007 or via email

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Latest public transport information

By News Editor | April 1, 2020

Please find public transport information links below. This is to assist with finding the latest information about what public transport services are operating in your area. It may also help when advising your constituents or parishioners. These links provide the best source of information as operators have been changing services at relatively short notice as…

Update on the use of the Millennium Green

By News Editor | March 23, 2020

COVID-19 The trustees of the Millennium Green are hoping to keep the green open for as long as we are able. We may reluctantly be forced to close the green if further government measures to control this awful disease are announced. As advised please walk on the green alone or with one member of the…

Watton Corona Care

By News Editor | March 23, 2020

Watton Town Council have pulled together a Watton CoronaCare List which has some very useful information in a spreadsheet from businesses and groups across the area. If you want to be added to this then contact Watton Town Council – email: phone: 01953 881007

Corona virus: Help for those in need

By News Editor | March 21, 2020

The church have a contact list of those willing to help people. We have established an Action Group to assist those who are unable, on medical advice, to get out. We can help with essential shopping, bank or postal transactions, and collecting prescriptions. If there is someone near you who might be vulnerable, please pass…

Government guidance for Corona virus

By News Editor | March 21, 2020

Here is some useful information from the government:

Corona Virus volunteer support

By News Editor | March 21, 2020

Early next week Breckland Council Civil Society Volunteer Support Hubs will be going live, keep an eye on the Breckland Council website for more information I will keep up dating when I have anything new District CouncillorSaham Toney Ward


Carbrooke fete and flower festival (21)

Carbrooke Parish Council: Meets the second Monday of the month. For more information visit

Carbrooke Bar: Bar open every Friday from 6:30pm to 10:00pm and on the first and third Sunday of the month 12.00-2.00pm

Mobile Library: Route Number CEN 141 (Every 4 weeks on Mondays)11:10 to 11:20 Church  Street , 11:25 to 11:35 Mill Lane (near Chapel)

Route Number CEN 245 ( Every 4 weeks on Tuesdays) 14:55 to 15:10 Salmond Road15:15 to 16:15 Lancaster Avenue (opp no 55) For more details call 01953 881617

Carbrooke Pre-School: Mon to Friday 9:00pm - 3:00pm Carbrooke School

Treetots Playgroup: Meets at the Blenheim Centre, Tedder Close, Watton.
Monday to Friday 9 a.m—2.45 p.m.

WATTON RADIO MODEL CLUB - Martin Pawsey 01953 883893— Last Wednesday of each month
7.30pm - Hingham Sports Centre. Jan/Feb/Mar/April/Sept/Oct/AGM first Wed in December
—All Summer meetings on Fen Site Flying Field

Citizens Advice Mid Norfolk: Watton Office, Unit 2, Ventura House, Watton, IP25 6JU Open Wednesday’s 10am - 3pm. No Appointment Necessary.

Parish Council Meetings: Second Monday of the month

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