September 5th, 2017

Please click on the link below to see  full details of the Barnstorming Event being held 19 September 2017 – An invitation by Police & Crime Commissioner Lorne Green inviting members of the public to discuss rural crime and to hear an update on the rural policing strategy.

Barnstorming Event_September

Future Care of Older People – FORUM 8 SEPT 2017

September 5th, 2017

Please click on the link below to see details of the Forum being held on 8 September 2017

Future Care of Older People Forum 8 September 2017


August 30th, 2017

An Open Public Meeting is being held on 25th September in the WI Hall  Shipdham

SUBJECT: Breckland Local Plan


The Local Plan contains the strategy and policies that will deliver sustainable development in Breckland up to the year 2036.


We are currently in a pre-submission Period – a time open for public review and comment, prior to submission to a Government Planning Inspector.  This is your opportunity to view the “soundness” of the draft Local Plan. You can comment on whether the proposals set out an appropriate strategy to meet the housing, employment and infrastructure requirements of the district and are consistent with national policy.


You can see how this affects Shipdham by viewing the document on line, or in hard copy format at local town libraries.


You can submit your comments using the appropriate forms from


You can also come along and share your thoughts and views as residents of Shipdham at the meeting above.

  Lynda Turner and Paul Hewett District Councillors for

 Shipdham with Scarning


August 30th, 2017

The Shipdham Community Choir along with other choirs and soloists are holding their first concert on 21st October at All Saints Church, Shipdham, at 7pm.  Entry is free, but donations are very welcome!  The Programme will include a wide range of music and mischief!  Doors open at 6pm, light refreshments available in interval.  Bring a cushion and bring your friends!

Visit to Shipdham by Norfolk Police & Crime Commissioner Lorne Green

July 11th, 2017

The Chairman of the Parish Council, Bill Fawcett has secured a visit to Shipdham by Lorne Green the Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk.


Parishioners are invited to attend. This is an  Open Forum at The Golden Dog on Tuesday 15 August 2017 at 19:30.

It is important you attend, you can ask questions and find out more about issues affecting Shipdham and what is being done.


Although this is an Open Forum and questions can be asked on the night, questions for Lorne Green can also be sent in advance to


Do come along and have your say!

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