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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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Carbrooke Remembrance Service

By News Editor | November 5, 2019

The Carbrooke Remberance Service and Act of Remembrance will take place on Sunday 10th November 10.30am in the church.

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Carbrooke artist selected for art trail

By News Editor | October 31, 2019

Carbrooke student Tori Woolley has been selected to paint a very special project as part of an art trail to take place in Cambridge next spring. She explains: “Early in the summer I submitted a design to be apart of ‘Cows about Cambridge. Big news, my design has been sponsored…

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Fundraiser returns to the Village Hall!

By News Editor | October 16, 2019

Those of you who have lived in the Village for some time will undoubtedly remember Terry and Ann Mahoney’s amazing events in the Village Hall to raise money for the Humanitarian Concern centre Orphanage in Nepal. Every event has had it’s own unique musical theme – from Country and western…

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The Boy Tom’s October ramblings

By News Editor | October 11, 2019

How are yu all a’gettin on t’gether? Well han’t we had a rare lot o’rain? (first week Oct)  that were needed. Havin bin a driven around afore the tempests cum along I could sum o’them old Sugar Beet were a bit thirsty, their leaves were a lying on the ground.…

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Carbrooke Christmas Bazaar

By News Editor | October 11, 2019

The annual Carbrooke Christmas bazaar wild be held in the Village Hall on Saturday 30th November from 10.00am – 3.00pm. The event will include craft stalls, games and activities, refreshments, cakes, bar and proceeds will go to our village groups. We are still looking for offers of help including donations…

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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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