The Council publishes various items of news and information that will be of interest to the local community. If you would like to see something added here, please contact the Parish Clerk.
Emergency road closure at The Common until 2 June due to burst water main
4 May elections - the number of nominations did not exceed the number of vacancies so there will be no Parish Elections. See the notice of result of uncontested election.
This does mean we have vacancies for Parish Councillors. To find out more read our co-option policy and contact the clerk.
The Parish Council and Mulbarton Wanderers CIC have agreed a 50-year lease on Mulberry Park. We are pleased to be in a position to provide support and stability to Mulbarton Wanderers Community Interest Company (CIC). The purpose of a CIC is to provide a community benefit that can support a number of activities. The council looks forward to the development of the CIC and sees this as positive move.
Do you use bus service 37A? This is the service that runs to Norwich, Monday to Friday. It is currently under review for removal. The deadline is 17 April for comments.
South Norfolk Community Award 2023 nominations are now open. The awards recognise and celebrate the outstanding achievements of residents from across the district, who go above and beyond to support others or complete incredible achievements. To find out more and make nominations visit South Norfolk District Council's website.
An EGM has been called on Tuesday 14 March, see our "minutes and agenda" page for more information.
Ørsted has committed to providing a Community Benefit Fund, worth £700,000, each year for an initial 10-year period from its Hornsea Three offshore wind farm development.
If you are a voluntary or community organisation looking for funding between £300 and £10,000 you may be able to apply for a grant from National Lottery Community Fund.
Elections in May
District and Parish elections will be held on Thursday 4 May 2023. For those wishing to find out more, please see South Norfolk Council's timetable and briefing note. The Electoral Commission has provided Guidance for Candidates. Nomination forms can be downloaded along with annotated nomination papers.
Rachel McLean has resigned from the Parish Council, with immediate effect. We wish Rachel well. This has created a vacancy, which the council can fill by co-option. If you are interested please read through our co-option policy and contact the clerk for more information.
Notice of by-election
If you are interested in becoming a councillor the notice of by-election has just been published by South Norfolk District Council. To find out more, please contact the clerk
One of our councillors found more destroyed parish property on New Year's Day. Many thanks to Mark Kerr for cleaning up the mess. This has been reported to the police and a replacement bin is on order.