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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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Book launch and tea party

By News Editor | October 11, 2019

Throughout the years school headteachers have had to keep a school diary, and Carbrooke school is no exception. During the second world war, the Headmistress, Miss Mary Norton, kept a fascinating record of daily life and events in Carbrooke, during the years of the war through her entries in the…

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The Boy Tom’s September ramblings

By News Editor | September 12, 2019

Well how are you all a’gettin on t’gether?Well they hev nearly finished, I am a’talkin about the Farmers a’gettin in the corn harvest.   Old Mother Nature hev her played har part by a keepin the rain away.I were a watchin the combine a cutting on one of the Young…

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New yoga class in the Village Hall

By News Editor | August 19, 2019

If you’ve ever wanted to try yoga but have been daunted by joining an established class then this is the course for you! Over the course of 8 weeks you will be introduced to the basics of yoga to cover breathing, postures and relaxation. The course, which is is run…

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The Boy Tom’s August ramblings

By News Editor | August 19, 2019

Well how are yu all a’gettin on t’gether?My heart what a week we hev just had! I know I talked tuther month about that bein suffin hot but this weeks weather ha made that seem like a winters day.I know that folk run on about how thas this here “Global…

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Open garden

By News Editor | July 7, 2019

Once again Linda is opening her lovely garden to raise money for charity. there will also bee tea, cake and a variety of stalls!

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The Boy Tom’s July ramblings

By News Editor | July 2, 2019

Well how are yu all a’gettin on t’gether? My heart hant that bin suffin hot t’day (June 29th) The Missus und & drawled down t’the Village Fete this morning afore old Mother Nature tunned the heat up. There were a tidy few folk there und there were plenty of stalls…

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Free fete shuttle bus

By News Editor | June 27, 2019

A free shuttle bus will run from the Norwich Road estates to and from the Village Fete on saturday. The bus will start at the bus shelter opposite Blenheim Grange at 9.45am and collect from the Maid Marian, Beech Tree and Ash Tree estates. It will run approximately every half…

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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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