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Carbrooke Village Sign

Contact us via the Parish Clerk:

Nick Hartley 

 

01362 687492

carbrookeparishclerk@gmail.com

Carbrooke Parish Council

 

Welcome to the Parish Council website. We hope you find it useful and informative. The Parish Council is made up of nine members who represent the community on various matters.  We are your parish council and are here to represent the residents of Carbrooke. Please feel free to contact the Clerk or councillors by phone or email. You can always attend one of our meetings if you prefer, further details are below.

Welcome to Carbrooke

 

Carbrooke is a thriving community with a Community Centre, a Village Hall, a village green (with playing field and children's play area), a church and a children's play area (with five a side goals).

News and Information

 

Next Council Meeting

The next Council meeting will be in the Village Hall on 9 July from 7pm. Why not come along and see what we do ? There is always a designated part of the meeting in which you can address councillors. A copy of the agenda for the meeting will be available at least three working days before the meeting.

Council Vacancy

We currently have a vacancy on the Council. Are you passionate about your community ? Do you want to help make long lasting changes ? Do you want to seek the best outcome to local issues ? If this is you, then we need you. For more information please contact the Parish Clerk - carbrookeparishclerk@gmail.com or 01362 687492 

 

LOCAL PLAN 

Breckland Council is hosting meetings regarding the Local Plan as below. Everyone is welcome to attend

  • Monday 10th June, 6pm–7.30pm – Attleborough Town Hall.

  • Wednesday 12th June, 6pm–7.30pm – Watton Sports Centre, Watton.

  • Tuesday 18th June, 6pm–7.30pm – The Guildhall, Thetford.

  • Thursday 20th June, 6pm–7.30pm –Town Hall, Swaffham.

  • Monday 24th June, 6pm–7.30pm, Memorial Hall, Dereham.

  • Wednesday 26th June 4-7pm, Dereham Leisure Centre

 

Residents can make comment on the Commonplace webpage Have Your Say Today - Breckland Local Plan - Commonplace this contains links to the draft local plan and supporting evidence documents. People can then leave comments either through completing the survey questions or they can pin a comment on the interactive map Breckland Local Plan | Commonplace

If you would like a copy of the specific site map for Carbrooke please contact the Parish Clerk (carbrookeparishclerk@gmail.com)

Community Award

 

We are pleased to announce that we have introduced a new Community Award. The award recognises all the achievements of those individuals and groups who voluntarily and selflessly improve the lives of those around them. We would like to make an award to those who have made an outstanding contribution to the improvement of the parish of Carbrooke. Do you know an individual or organisation, whose service to the community deserves to be recognised ? If so, please make a nomination. The full details can be found under policies (Community Award 2025). 

 

Parish Precept

The Parish Council has set its Precept for 2024/25 at £49,000. This has reduced from £50,000 in the previous year and reflects our commitment to keep costs down. 

Flooding

To report flooding please call the Norfolk Flooding Hotline - 0344 800 8013. Please note it is essential to report all incidents so that there are accurate and up to date records that can be used in flood prevention methods.

          What We Do

 

The Parish Council is responsible for:

  • Maintenance and management of the Open Spaces at Blenheim Grange

  • The play area at Blenheim Grange

  • The Community Hub (managed by a Committee of the Parish Council - see the Hub website for more details. Residents are welcome to attend their meetings)

  •  The Village Hall car park

  •  The bus shelter on Broadmoor Road

  • The defibrillators at the Aerolite Garage and the phone box on Church Street

  •  The community notice boards

  •  We comment on all planning applications and liaise with both Breckland Council and Norfolk County Council on a wide range of matters

 

Blenheim Grange

To raise matters concerning the adoption of the roads at Blenheim Grange, or to report a fault with a street light on the estate please contact the Taylor Wimpey Customer Care department (01494 50909).

 

The Parish Council is responsible for many of the open spaces on the estate. If you wish to report a flytip, initially contact the parish clerk, preferably with exact location details (and photos where possible) and we will assess what action to take.

 

For dog and litter bins, please contact the parish clerk.

 

Regarding trees and grass cutting, please contact the parish clerk providing exact location details (and photos where possible) and we will assess what action to take.

 

Re children's play equipment and the open space next to the play area, please contact the parish clerk (carbrookeparishclerk@gmail.com).

 

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