Communication from Breckland District Council

February 22nd, 2016

Proposed Neighbourhood Plan Area Designation


Please note that this information is also displayed on the Shipdham Village Noticeboards.

Dear Parish Clerk,


Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012

Application for designation of a Neighbourhood Area


I am writing to you to bring to your attention that Breckland Council has received an application from Saham Toney parish council for the designation of a Neighbourhood Area.


As required by the above Regulations, and in accordance with the 2015 amendments the Council is publicising the Neighbourhood Plan area application to bring it to the attention of people living or working in the area to which the plan relates. The application material can be downloaded at: shortly.


Alternatively, hard copies of the documentation can be inspected at the Council’s principal office in Dereham (see address below).


The publication period is open for four weeks, from 12th February 2016. The closing date for representations is 4pm 11h March 2016


There will be a public notice advertising this in the Thetford, Watton and Brandon Times this week.


Comments can be made on the plan area by email to or in writing to:


Planning Policy Team

Breckland Council

Elizabeth House,

Walpole Loke,


Norfolk NR19 1EE


I would be grateful if the all parishes could publicise this consultation on your respective parish notice boards and through any parish website or any other medium deemed appropriate. Alternatively, if any parish council’s have any comments on the area they would be gratefully received.


If you have any further queries in respect of the above, please do not hesitate to contact a member of the Planning Policy Team.


Yours sincerely


Planning Policy Team

Notice of Vacancy in the Office of Parish Councillor

February 11th, 2016

SPC Casual Vacancy


Please click on the above link to read the notice regarding a vacancy due to the resignation of Cllr J Kidd.


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