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2021 with the Boy Tom!

By News Editor | January 2, 2021

How are yu all a’gettin on t’gether? I am a’written this twix Christmas und the New Year. Thas a job now we are in this here lock-down agin. Still if thas what we are a’goin t’hev t’du t’git this here coronavirus in a corner then so be it. The Missus…

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The Boy Tom for December

By News Editor | December 4, 2020

How are yu all a’gettin on t’gether? I am a’writin this on the last day o’November so tomorrow we’ll be a’movin inta the last month o’the year.   Thas bin a rummin old year, I don’t think any on us could hev known what were a’goin t’happen when we tunned…

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November ramblings from the Boy Tom – Lockdown 2.0

By News Editor | November 11, 2020

Well how are yu all a’gettin on t’gether? Here we go for the secon time, I am a’talkin about the “lock down” not about Mr Trump a’winin another go in the White House I say t’the Missus thas a bit like we are a couple of old hedgehogs a’hibinatin for…

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The Boy Tom’s ramblings for October

By News Editor | October 5, 2020

Well how are yu all a’gettin on t’gether? That seem that every time I have a wud along with you I allus start by talkin about the weather.    Well that seem that every time I git my old computa out put a few wuds down we are either a’goin…

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The Boy Tom’s September ramblings

By News Editor | September 19, 2020

Well how are yu all a’gettin on t’gether? We’r hed sum rum old weather since I last hed a wud along with yu.I  was a writing last month about how they were a’tellin us how we were a’goin t’git sum rare hot days, well as I hev told yu afore…

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Village Hall AGM and meeting 21st Speptember

By News Editor | September 15, 2020

AGM Carbrooke Village Hall A meeting of the Village Hall Management Committee will be held at 7.00 pm on 21st September 2020 consider the items on the agenda below: AGM AGENDA 1. Welcome and consideration of apologies for absence. 2. Election of committee 3. A.O.B. Meeting of Carbrooke Village Hall:…

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The Boy Tom’s August ramblings

By News Editor | August 6, 2020

How are yu all a’gettin on t’gether?A’time I am a’writin this (29th July) they recon thas a’goin t’git suffin hot on Friday. Up to 34c they recon.  I hev told the Missus that I am a’goin t’stay indoors cos I don’t like the heat.   We’r lucky cos our House…

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Church opening time

By News Editor | July 9, 2020

Carbrooke Church will be open on Wednesday afternoons 2pm-4pm from 8th July. There will be a steward on duty. Please follow the social distance guidelines. We look forward to welcoming you.

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Village Green play area reopens

By News Editor | July 4, 2020

Please adhere to the following safety guidance: Parents and children please sanitise hands before and after using the play equipment Please observe appropriate social distancing at all times. Please keep to one family member per child to avoid overcrowding the area. No food or drink allowed in the play area.…

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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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