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By News Editor | January 16, 2017

  We hope you had an enjoyable break, and are looking forward to the challenges and opportunities of a New Year. We certainly face plenty of those in Carbrooke  Church. We have just appointed a new architect, and look forward to working with Ruth Blackman, as we plan for the…

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Carbrooke Heritage group news

By News Editor | January 16, 2017

As we start a New Year, we can look back on the past year, as one of surprises, uncertainty,  joy and sadness. The many events that shaped the year may have been the topic of conversation at the time, but in years to come, will they just be a moment…

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The Boy Tom’s thoughts for January

By News Editor | January 9, 2017

Well how are yu all agettin on t’gether? I am a writtin this but I don’t know how you will be a’readin on it. That might be in the New Penny News or that might be “On Line” what ever that mean. Well Christmas und the New Year are behind…

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Churchyard surveys for Wayland Villages

By News Editor | January 9, 2017

The Wayland Partnership ‘Growing Together Project’ is delighted to be able to support the County Wildlife Action Project, Churchyard Surveys 2017. Working in conjunction with Gemma Walker, Project Officer with Norfolk Wildlife Trust and a team of local volunteers, our objective is to survey all our beautiful Wayland Churchyards, identifying…

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Parish Defibrillator in situ

By News Editor | November 16, 2016

The Parish Council is pleased to report that a defibrillator has been installed outside the Aerolite Garage on the Norwich Road.

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Parish Council response to Norfolk County Council proposal to stop the Carbrooke school bus

By News Editor | January 8, 2015

Carbrooke Parish Council has submitted a response to Norfolk County Council strongly opposing the proposal to withdraw the school bus service between Blenheim Grange and the Norwich Road estates and Carbooke school.   You can read the full response here. Carbrooke Parish Council Response to NCC School Bus Consultation

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Carbrooke Parish Council objects to proposed school bus cuts

By News Editor | November 25, 2014

Norfolk County Council have announced plans to cancel the two buses that transport over 100 children from Blehneim Granage and the other Norwich Road estates to Carbrooke Primary school.  The matter is under consultation by Norfolk County Council and will involve a meeting at the Queen’s Hall in Watton this…

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Farewell Tom!

By News Editor | July 15, 2014

At Monday’s meeting of the Parish Council, members said goodbye to Tom Thurston who has been Parish clerk since 2011 and is retiring from his post. To thank him for all his hard work he was presented with a voucher to spend at  WEX (Tom is a keen photographer) and…

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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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