Parish Clerk: Gabrielle Joyce
Necton Parish Council
The Parish Office
Necton Community Centre
13 Tun's Road
01760 721665 (answer machine for out of hours)
Office opening hours
Monday & Tuesday
10.30 am to 12.30 pm
Other times by appointment
- What's on at the Community Centre
Necton Parish Council in partnership with Community First Responders have arranged a training & awareness session on CPR and Defibrillator. This training is open to local residents and particularly anybody involved in local community groups or carers for family members.
Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 7 PM at Necton Community Centre.
Book your free place with Cllr Joe Sisto on 01760 722168/077857 46682 or by email to email@example.com
Limited numbers, so book today to secure your place.
Necton Parish Council is recruiting a new Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer. Necton is a large village, with approximately 2,000 residents and a Council of nine Members. In addition to monthly Council meetings, there is one committee, for the function of the Council as Trustee of Necton Rural Community Centre. This committee presently meets six times a year.
The post is for 24 hours per week, including attendance at evening meetings. The successful applicant will work mainly form the Parish Council office and be expected to be well organised and self-motivated, ensuring that work is prioritised and completed in a timely manner. The successful applicant will be required to provide professional support and guidance in all aspects of the Parish Council’s work, including procedure and finance. Previous experience is desirable but not essential as training will be provided.
An application pack, including job description, person specification and application form can be downloaded (see links below) or requested from the current Clerk via firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to Necton Parish Office, 13 Tun’s Road, Necton. PE37 8EH. Informal discussion is welcome to the outgoing Clerk, Gabbie Joyce on 01760 721665.
Parish Clerk application form – word document for electronic completion
Closing date for applications is Wednesday, 28 February 2018.
Our agenda for February’s Council meeting has been published – read and download here.
Items to be discussed include:
- new planning applications – variations on existing applications, new household extension
- open space management – what this might look like in Necton
- CPR & Defibrillator training – opportunity for village residents
Plus updates on progress with ongoing matters.
As always, our meetings are open to the public and provide an early opportunity for people to make comment / ask questions about items on the agenda before Council make decisions.
Necton Parish Council is recruiting an Assistant who will provide administrative support to the Parish Clerk. Principal responsibilities include community centre bookings, responding to routine correspondence, researching projects and supporting the general administrative function of the Council.
We are looking for someone who has experience of working within an administrative setting, confidence in dealing with a variety of queries by phone, email and in person and a willingness to learn and use new skills and ideally, but not essential, some experience within the charity sector.
Full training will be given and the post will work closely with the Clerk and alongside other members of the team.
Hours: 10 hours a week, ideally worked in the office 2-3 days a week, times to be agreed.
Salary: £8.75 per hour
For an informal chat, contact the Clerk, Gabbie Joyce, on 01760 721665 or drop into our office at the Community Centre.
Closing date for applications: 22 February 2018
We have been invited to consult on a planning application for a new single dwelling, north east of 45 Kett’s Hill. Follow this link to see the application on Breckland Council’s planning portal:
This application will be included in the January Parish Council Meeting under item 7.3
Read and download the agenda for this meeting here:
Necton Parish Council’s first meeting of 2018, is Monday, 8 January, starting at 7.30 pm.
Some of the items on the agenda:
- A report from Mr Wray of Anglian Water – an update on progress with flooding issues in the village.
- Consideration of new planning applications
- Decisions on budget and precept for 2018/19
Highways England has notified the need for traffic restrictions on the A47 to facilitate maintenance and improvement.
Location: full closure of A47 from the A47 / Castle Acre Road roundabout in Swaffham to the A47 / Dereham Road / Swaffham Road roundabout.
When: Thursday 18 January to Monday 19 February between 8 PM and 6 AM on Weekdays only.
To keep up to date with this and other traffic works, visit https://roadworks.org/
Notification of submission of Breckland Local Plan and Policies Maps – The Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012: Submission of documents and information to the Secretary of State (Regulation 22)
In accordance with Regulation 22(3) of the above, Breckland Council gives notice that it has submitted the Breckland Local Plan and Policies Maps to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government on 30th November 2017 for independent examination.
In accordance with section 20 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (as amended) Inspector Jonathan Manning BSc (Hons) MA MRTPI has been appointed to conduct the examination to determine whether the above-named Local Plan is sound.
Breckland District Council have appointed a Programme Officer, based at the Breckland Council Office, as the point of contact and to organise and administer the examination process under the guidance of the appointed Inspector:
Direct dial: 01362 656296
The Local Plan submission documents, representations and supporting documents can be viewed on the council’s website: https://www.breckland.gov.uk/localplanexamination. Hard copies of the Local Plan submission documents, supporting evidence and copies of the representations made during the pre-submission consultation are available for inspection at the Breckland Council Offices during standard opening hours 9am-5pm:
The Submission documents consist of the following:
Local Plan: Regulation 19 Pre-Submission Publication
Local Plan Policies Map
Sustainability Appraisal Pre-Submission
Habitats Regulations Assessment
Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report
Issues and Options Consultation
Issues and Options Sustainability Appraisal
Preferred Directions: Part 1 Policies
Preferred Directions: Part 2 Sites
Part 1 Sustainability Appraisal
Part 2 Sustainability Appraisal
Preferred Sites and Settlement Boundaries consultation
Interim Sustainability Appraisal
Consultation Statement Appendices
Statement of Community Involvement
Local Development Scheme
Duty to Co-Operate Statement
PAS Soundness Checklist
PAS Legal Checklist
Local Plan Pre-Submission Comments and Response Schedule
Equality Impact Assessment
Annual Monitoring Report (2015/16)
Arrangement for inspection of submission documents
Electronic copies of the submission documents together with hard copies of the Pre-Submission Publication (including accompanying Sustainability Appraisal) are available for inspection at the following locations;
Attleborough Library, 31 Connaught Road, Attleborough, Norfolk, NR17 2BW: https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/libraries-local-history-and-archives/libraries/your-local-library/locations-and-opening-times/attleborough-library
Community and Enterprise Centre, Church Street, Attleborough, Norfolk, NR17 2AH: https://www.breckland.gov.uk/visitus
Breckland Council, Elizabeth House, Walpole Loke, Dereham, Norfolk, NR19 1EE:
Dereham Library, 59 High Street, Dereham, Norfolk, NR19 1DZ: https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/libraries-local-history-and-archives/libraries/your-local-library/locations-and-opening-times/dereham-library
Swaffham Library, The Pightle, Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 7DF: https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/libraries-local-history-and-archives/libraries/your-local-library/locations-and-opening-times/swaffham-library
Town Hall, London Street, Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 7DQ: http://www.swaffhamtowncouncil.gov.uk/community/swaffham-town-council-12923/town-hall-facilities/
Thetford Library, Raymond Street, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 2EA: https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/libraries-local-history-and-archives/libraries/your-local-library/locations-and-opening-times/thetford-library
Breckland House, St Nicholas Street, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 1BT: https://www.breckland.gov.uk/visitus
Watton Library, George Trollope Road, Watton, Norfolk, IP25 6AS: https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/libraries-local-history-and-archives/libraries/your-local-library/locations-and-opening-times/watton-library
Wayland House, High Street, Watton, IP25 6AR: https://www.breckland.gov.uk/visitus
Copies of the other evidence base submission documents can also be made available for inspection at the Council Offices upon request.
At this stage the Local Plan is not subject to consultation. Representations received during the pre-submission consultation can be viewed on the Council’s consultation portal http://consult.breckland.gov.uk/portal.
The Breckland Local Plan will now be subjected to an independent examination to be conducted by the Planning Inspectorate. This is a continuous process running from the date of submission through to the receipt of the appointed Planning Inspector’s Report. Part of this process will involve hearing sessions where those invited to attend will have the opportunity to respond to matters raised by the appointed Planning Inspector. Once confirmed, all details relating to the examination process will be advertised and made available online.
For further information please contact Breckland Planning Policy Team on 01362 656870