Parish Councillor Needed!

Due to a resignation Felthorpe Parish Council are looking for a motivated person to become a Parish Councillor.

We would love to hear from you if you fit the following criteria and would like to make a real difference in your community.  Please contact the parish clerk in order to discuss further:

You should consider becoming a parish or town councillor if:

  • You would like to do something positive for your community
  • You would like to spend your time productively
  • You can think, listen and act locally

To become a councillor, you must satisfy the following criteria on the day you are co-opted:

  • be at least 18 years of age
  • be a British citizen, a qualifying citizen of a Commonwealth country, a citizen of the Irish Republic, or a citizen of another member state of the European Union

You must also meet at least one of the four following qualifications on the day you are co-opted:

  • be registered as a local government elector for the local authority area in which you are standing
  • have occupied as an owner or a tenant any land or premises in the local authority area in which you are standing during the whole of the 12 months before the day you are nominated
  • have had your main or only place of work during the last 12 months in the local authority area in which you are standing
  • have lived in the local authority area in which you are standing during the whole of the last 12 months

Road Closure – Bilney Lane

Norfolk County Council have made a Temporary Traffic Order affecting Bilney Lane from its junction with Church Lane for 200m eastwards in Felthorpe because of BT pole testing works.

The road will be temporarily closed (except for access) between 09:30 and 15:30 on 19th August 2021 for the duration of the works.

The person dealing with enquiries at Norfolk County Council is Vinnie Purdy (Community and Environmental Services) Telephone 0344 800 8020.

Meet Your MP – 28 July 2021

Jerome Mayhew MP will be carrying out visits to all of his villages next week to meet local residents.  He will be at the Pavilion in Felthorpe from 11am – 1130am on Wednesday 28 July.

Pop along if you have any issues to raise with him.

Notice of Elector Rights

The annual governance and accountability statement has been completed for Felthorpe Parish Council for 2020/21 and can be seen on the  Transparency Code section of the website.

The  notice below gives details of public rights to inspect the accounting records and other documents that relate to the accounts.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Parish Clerk with any questions.


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Haveringland Hall Planning Application

Planning Application:  20191426 – Land At Haveringland Hall Park, Haveringland, NR10 4PN

Description : Construction of Holiday and Leisure Park Comprising an Additional 98 Units of Holiday Accommodation; Landscaping, Drainage and Associated Infrastructure Works

Location : Land At Haveringland Hall Park,Haveringland,NR10 4PN

Amended plans have been submitted in respect of the above application and can be viewed at the Broadland Council Offices or online here:

These amendments take the form of reducing the  existing plans from 280 Units to 98 Units.

Any comments you have already made in respect of this application will be taken into account in its determination. However, if you wish to make additional comments or amend those already made, these should be submitted to Broadland by 23 June 2021.

Date of July Meeting

The July meeting of Council will be held one week later than usual due to the Pavilion being unavailable on the usual date. The meeting will be Tuesday 13 July at 8pm.

HRH Duke of Edinburgh 1921 – 2021

HRH Duke of Edinburgh – 1921 – 2021.

Felthorpe Parish Council are sadden to learn of the news that HRH Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh has died at the age of 99. The Parish Council, on behalf of its residents, offer deepest sympathies to the Royal Family.

An ebook of condolence will be available from tomorrow (10/4/2021) on the Royal website

Messages of condolence can also be emailed to the district council at [email protected]  All messages will be archived following the period of mourning.

Road Closure on The Street / Installation of Pinch Points

The Street Felthorpe will be temporarily closed allowing access only, from 29th March 2021 to 16th April 2021 for the installation of the two pinch-points as shown on the attached drawings.

The installation of these pinch-points will complete Felthorpe Parish Council’s Traffic Calming Program that was initiated in 2015, which to date has seen the installation of the Village Gateways, Pinch-Points and Speed Awareness Message (SAM2) signs, all of which have contributed to reducing speeding in the village.

Felthorpe Parish Council continues to work with Norfolk County Council, Broadland District Council and Highways with the support of our County and District Councillors to address residents’ concerns and initiate improvements to the village.

PLEASE NOTE: road closures are organised by Norfolk County Council. To comment on this please contact Martin Dixon  – telephone 0344 800 8020. The proposed alternative route is via: Short Thorn Road, B1149 (Holt Road, Brewery Lane), A1270 Broadland Northway, Reepham Road, Upgate, Felthorpe Road, The Street (Felthorpe, Horsford, Drayton, Stratton Strawless, Attlebridge).

Pinch point 1  Pinch point 2

Broadland Council – Business Grants and Public Lottery

Two updates from Broadland Council for parishioners:

Business support grants available for parishioners affected by the pandemic – grants

A Community Lottery has started, to benefit local causes as well as giving cash prizes away – lottery