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The Boy Tom’s ramblings for March

By News Editor | March 2, 2020

H ow are yu all a’gettin on t’gether?Well we hev hed three on um so far.  Thas these here Gales I am a’talkin about.  Why do they ha’a giv um names.   I know what I’d call um but that ud be suffin I could unt  write down here.That int…

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February ramblings from the Boy Tom

By News Editor | February 4, 2020

How are yu all a’gettin on t’gether? Well we hev left then, I am a’talkin about us a leaving the EEC. They recon that were 11 o’clock last night (31st Jan) when we cum out. They were a’tryin t’meake suffin on it on the TV. I say the the Missus,…

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Happy New Year from the Boy Tom!

By News Editor | January 4, 2020

How are yu all a’gettin on t’gether?Well here we are at the start of a new decade, I don’t suppose that’ll meake a lot o’difference t’what’ll happen but there will allus be folk who recon that du.Well December were a rare busy time for us. We seemed t’be a scraping…

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The Boy Tom’s December ramblings

By News Editor | December 24, 2019

Well how are yu all a’gettin on t’gether? Well thas done for another year. I am a’talkin about a’gettin all them old leaves a’cleared up. We hev got a rare lot of great old trees around us und they don’t half shed a funny lot o’leaves. As I said when…

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Village Hall Bar Christmas opening times

By News Editor | December 17, 2019

Here are the Village Hall bar opening times over Christmas and the New Year! Bar open on Friday 20th December 7.30 to 11.00pmNot open on Sunday 22nd December Bar open on Tues 24th December (Christmas Eve) usual hours, all welcome and any nibbles much appreciated to make it a Festive time 🙂Not…

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The Boy Tom’s November ramblings

By News Editor | November 18, 2019

How are yu all a’gettin on t’gether?Well them old clocks hev changed, that don’t half meake a difference.   When I draw indoors  outa the garden for me fourses  thas to dark t’git back outside agin.   Mind you thas bin to dawby to do much outside although I hev…

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Book launch great success!

By News Editor | November 18, 2019

“A Village School at War” a book published by the Heritage Group, thanks to funding from the Parish Council, was launched in the Village Hall on Friday 8th of November.  The event was celebrated with a Village Tea Party that saw pupils and teachers from across the years come together.…

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Soul fundraiser makes nearly £2000!

By News Editor | November 7, 2019

NORTHERN SOUL & MOTOWN PARTY AT THE VILLAGE HALL CARBROOKE “LETS THE GOOD TIMES ROLL” Saturday 26th October saw another sucessful evening of fundraising for The Humanitarian Concern Centre Orphanage in Kathmandu Nepal. The hall became a disco inferno for the night ! The Winnebego Boys who came over from…

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Call for cakes!

By News Editor | November 5, 2019

Our village Christmas bazaar will soon be here – it’s happening on 30th November! We will need home made cake donations for the cake stall. Please if you can spare the time to bake some cakes/loaves/cup cakes etc they will be gratefully received. Please message us if you can help…

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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


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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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