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Broadland District Council, Norwich City Council and South Norfolk Council are working together with Norfolk County Council to prepare the Greater Norwich Local Plan (GNLP). The Greater Norwich Local Plan will build on the long-established joint working arrangements for Greater Norwich, which have delivered the current Joint Core Strategy (JCS) for the area. The JCS plans for the housing and job More...

Road Closure Notices
The following Road Closures Notices have been received by the Parish Council This Order continues the provisions of the Order dated 26th October 2017 that the road will be temporarily closed (except for access) and the restriction will now continue in effect from 16th January 2018 to 17th January 2018 (previously 2nd November 2017 to 15th January 2018) for the duration of the works, expect More...

Parish Council Documents - Chairman's Reports
The chairman gives a report of the Parish Council's activities for the year at the Annual Parish Meeting: Chairman's Report 2016-2017 Chairman's Report 2015-2016 More...

Parish Council Chairman's News
In the past three months there has been a lot going on in the Parish Council, but not much to show for it in the outside world! Piers Bilston resigned from the Council and was thanked for his service, and Keith Cowley has been co-opted as a new member so that we maintain our full strength of seven councillors. We are fortunate in this as many nearby parishes are under strength. We have been explo More...

Community Speed Watch
At a Burston and Shimpling Parish Council meeting earlier in the year one of the main concerns was traffic speeding through the villages. The Parish Council have looked into options and one of the most effective is Community Speed Watch which is a scheme where the community can be empowered to assist Norfolk Constabulary by conducting speed checks within their village to educate and reduce speed More...

Local recycling
The South Norfolk Bin Collection Changes Booklet Bin Collection Changes Booklet Brome Recycling Centre - times and charges here More...

Parish Council Documents
A List of the current Roles and Responsibilities of members of the Parish Council can be found here: Roles and Responsibilities The Policy Documents of the Parish Council can be found here: Burston and Shi More...

Dog Bin Locations
The Parish Council have received a request for additional dog bins in the centre of Burston. Currently our parish has one bin in Shimpling next to the telephone kiosk, one in Burston next to the entrance from Audley Close onto the playing field and one next to the school car park on the playing field. A dog bin costs 100.00 to buy and we pay the District Council a fee of 100.00 per year to have More...

Burston and Shimpling Parish Council Meeting
The next meeting of Burston & Shimpling Parish Council will be held at St Mary's Church Burston on Tuesday 16th January 2018 at 7.30 pm. For the Agenda click here A Baker Clerk to the Council 01379 742937 More...

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