Blo’ Norton Parish Council

Blo' Norton War Memorial

History of Blo’ Norton via Wikipedia link

Welcome to the Blo’ Norton Parish Council website.  We hope that this will be a new communication tool for the whole community to make use of and we encourage your feedback and items for the site.

We would be pleased to learn your views and comments and receive news about events and other items you would like included on this site.

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Bulk Buy Scheme – How to Register

Breckland Council Statutory Nuisance Guide including Nuisance Sheets

UK Power network – how to report problems

Have Your Say in Shaping Breckland’s Future

Blo’ Norton Planning Applications

bnpc apm agenda 2016; draft apm mom 2015; Receipts and Invoices – April-March

Parish Clerk and RFO Vacancy0001

Please note next Parish Council meeting Tuesday 26 July 1930 hours Blo Norton Village Hall

Papers for July meeting


(updated: 23 July 2016)

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Please note the new Clerk for Blo Norton is Julie Crossley – contactable on 01379 688298

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Papers for the Parish Council meeting to be held on 26 July 1930 hours

agenda july

draft junenotes

Receipts and Invoices – February-july

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Papers for Annual Parish Meeting Tuesday 26 April 1930 hours Village Hall

bnpc apm agenda 2016

draft apm mom 2015

Receipts and Invoices – April-March

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2016 Minutes of Meetings


draft junenotes


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Papers for 23 February Parish Council Meeting

Agenda – amended agenda feb2016

Minutes of meeting draft december meeting

Item 7 b – Breckland Local Plan Preferred Directions Consultation

Item 7 c – Queen’s Birthday Celebrations – April 2016

Item 11a – External Audit for Smaller Authorities opt in/opt out – Smaller Authorities’ Audit Appointments – First Communication and Smaller Authorities’ Audit Appointments – Second Communication

Item 11 – Receipts and Invoices – April-February

Item 12 – Decision 3PL-2015-1440-F the Gables and Decision 3~PL-2015-1381-F Broadway House

Item 12 b:  Variation of condition 3 on 3PL-2012-1048-CU in respect adding applicant to personal condition


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History Group Meetings 2016

The first three meetings of the year are as follows:


Date & Time Subject Speaker




Monday 25th January 7.30pm Daniel Defoe’s Tour of the Eastern Counties in 1722 Sarah Doig Blo Norton Village Hall
Monday 14th March 7.30pm

Agriculture in Suffolk



Pat Murrell Blo Norton Village Hall
Monday 18th April 7.30pm

Frolic, Fervour &



Pip Wright Blo Norton illage Hall


Admission: £3 – pay on the door

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Parish Council Meeting Dates 2016

Dates of meetings for 2016:

All meetings to be held in Village Hall, Blo’ Norton at 1930 hours unless otherwise stated

Tuesday 23 February 2016 – Parish Council Meeting

Tuesday 26 April 2016 – Annual Parish Meeting

Tuesday 3 May 2016 – Annual Parish Council Meeting, followed by Parish Council meeting

Tuesday 26 July 2016 – Parish Council Meeting

Tuesday 18 October 2016 – Parish Council Meeting

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LOHP – New Land and Lottery Funding

Please see press release from LOHP about some new land and Lottery funding they have acquired – it is “over the border” in Thelnetham, but will help add to the footpath network around the fens.

LOHP press release 21 Jan 2016



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Parish Council Operating Papers

blo norton standing-orders

blo norton financial regulations

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Papers for Parish Council Meetings

October 2015 Meeting Papers:

Item 4 – draft may minutes

Item 6 (e) – PC Letter and 2016-17 parish partnership update potholes

Item 6 (f) – Members Briefing Note AH threshold legal challenge 05.08.15

Item 6 (g) – pensions letter0001

Item 7 (a) charity policy

Item 7 (b) Procedure

Item 7 (c) model-standing-orders

Item 7 (d) Agreement between PC and VH

Item 7 (e) Model-Financial-Regs-England-Updated-October-2014

Item 8 (a) Transparency_Code_for_Smaller_Authorities

Item 13 Receipts and Invoices – April-October

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