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The Village Hall Bar will reopen from 5th July with social distancing measures in place and card only payments.

The committee has carried out a full risk assessment and full safely measure are in place. Please refer to the document below for details.

Covid 19 risk assessment 2020 - Carbrooke Village Hall



2019 litter pick

By News Editor | April 1, 2019

Team Carbrooke did another annual litter pick around our village. A fair amount recovered again …including the usual discarded beer cans and more. The bar was opened in village hall on this St Patrick’s day. Coffee,tea and home made cake/jam tarts available. Well done all for taking the time and…

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Please support the Village Hall when you shop in Tescos!

By News Editor | March 12, 2019

The Village Hall is currently one of the projects chosen as part of the Tescos Bags of help programme. Make sure you put your token in the Village Hall slot! Money raised will go towards the final refurbishment of the Hall.

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Carbrooke Church news for March

By News Editor | March 12, 2019

We were sorry to hear that Rev’d Jane, had her operation cancelled in January, but we understand she has another date in March, we send our love and best wishes that she will make a speedy recovery, and will feel much better after it. We are pleased that our other…

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Memorial tree planted on the Village Green

By News Editor | March 11, 2019

A tree to commemorate the contribution made by the late Robert Buscall to the village was planted this afternoon on Carbrooke Millennium Green. In front of a group of villagers short speeches were given by  Brian Harris and Tom Thurston before the tree was dedicated by David Saunders and officially…

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Notes on Robert Buscall – How he helped the Village and served the County

By News Editor | March 8, 2019

For many Years he was the Village’s representative on both Breckland District Council. In addition, he served on the Village Hall Committee and Parish Council and was chairman of both. He was on the Committee of the Norfolk Agricultural Station at Morley near Wymondham. This is now called the Morley…

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Feline aids reported in the village

By News Editor | March 8, 2019

It has been reported that a feral cat that has been living in and around the older part of the village for several years was recently caught and taken the the local vets where it tested positive for Feline Aids. Villagers should be aware that Feline Aids is contagious and deadly,…

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Carbrooke Heritage news

By News Editor | March 8, 2019

Our next Heritage meeting will be held in the Village Hall on Monday 25th March 7pm, everyone is welcome to attend we discuss our ongoing activities and historically related subjects, if anyone has any suggestions please get in touch. We have a number of ongoing projects as well as new…

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March ramblings from the Boy Tom

By News Editor | March 8, 2019

How are yu all a’gettin on? Well I hev bin a’scrappin round t’try und hev a wurk a’long with yu all.  Thas corse the Missus und I hev bin over the water for a week.   No we hant bin with our caravan.  We hev bin on a coach trip…

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Church news

By News Editor | February 20, 2019

There seemed to be so much going on at the end of last year, and now seems a good time to take stock, and get back into routine. To sum up The Bazaar was a great social event bringing the village together and into the church. Although by the end…

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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 7:30pm to 11:00pm 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 - Dave Thomas 01953 881683— 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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