Welcome to the official website for Necton Parish Council.

village sign (1024x1019) Established in 1894, Necton Parish Council is a corporate body comprising elected members and provides the first tier of local government.   With a parliamentary power to raise money through taxation (precept) and a responsibility to spend this money in the way that best serves the needs of our parish and residents living here.

This website provides information on the Parish Council’s activities and aims to ensure our residents are informed as fully as possible about our functions, decisions and actions.

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Job Vacancy: Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

Necton Parish Council is seeking an organised, forward thinking and adaptable individual to work as Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer. The Clerk will be responsible for all aspects of finance and administration of the Parish Council, and will be required to provide statutory advice and implement decisions across the complete range of Council’s activities.

Necton has a population of approx.1,900 and is classed as a Service Centre, with 2 Doctors Surgeries, 2 shops (inc Post Office), Pub, Butchers, Hairdressers and 2 Bus Routes.

Assets: play areas, recreation ground,3 bus shelters and a Community Centre with the PC as sole trustee
Councillors: 9
Staff:3

The position is part time and based in the Parish Office. The salary is in accordance with the current National Joint Salary Scale LC1, salary points 7 to 12 (£19,554 p.a. – £21,589 p.a.) and is calculated pro rata for 24 hours per week.

This post provides an excellent opportunity to make a significant contribution to the life of an active community. If you believe that you are the person we are looking for, please contact us by emailing Jean Bass, Chairman at [email protected] to request an Application Pack (includes the job description, person specification, information pack and job application form).

The closing date for applications is the 26th August 2019.

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Welcome Back SPILTMILK PRODUCTIONS

Necton Community Centre are delighted to welcome back the very popular Spiltmilk production team, a daytime touring arts programme aimed older people across Breckland villages.

Desert Island Flicks will be coming here on Friday 9th August from 2pm.

Tickets are £5.  If you require assistance with transport, please get in contact with Breckland Silver Social Project Team on 01362 656 870.

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Vacancy – Parish Assistant

Vacancy Parish Assistant 24July19
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New Modern Line Dancing – Sunday’s at 6pm

Necton Community Centre are delighted to welcome a new Modern Line Dancing class that starts this Sunday (9th June) at 6pm.

Come and try modern line dancing to all styles of music including Waltz, Samba, Country, Swing and Rock n Roll.  Our line dancing class are low impact, provides a mental and physical workout in a fun social environment.

All Dances taught, no partner required, male or female, all ages and there’s no need to book, just turn up in some sensible shoes!

Our taster session is half price, just £2.50.

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FOSA Necton School Needs Your Help!

Volunteers required to help at the Necton School Summer Fayre on Saturday 15th June.

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Annual Parish Meeting – Monday 29th April 7.30pm – ALL WELCOME

Come along to our Annual Parish Meeting to meet your Councillors, find out what the Parish Council have been doing and our future plans.  We will also be welcoming guest speakers from EACH (East Anglia Children’s Hospice) and Merle Boddy.  Enjoy refreshments and nibbles, meet with other members of the community.  We look forward to meeting you on Monday.

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FLY TIPPING

Sadly discovered at the Allotments.

A sorry picture of our otherwise well maintained and well attended allotment site.

The clearing will be an undertaken by the Parish Council at the expense of the tax payer.

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Village Clean Up Event – Saturday 13th April 2019

Come along to Necton Community Centre at 10am on Saturday 13th April to join us for a Village Clean Up.  Bring some gloves, we’ve got plenty of rubbish bags, litter pick-up sticks and they’ll be plenty of Tea and Cakes to enjoy!

Bring the family for some feel good community vibes and help us maintain our lovely village.

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Why not join Necton Silver Threads?

Come along to our next Silver Threads social club, at Necton Community Centre we meet every other Thursday and our next meet-up is Thursday 28th March at 2pm.

If you would like more information, please pop into the Community Centre or give Claire a call on 01760 721 665

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Necton Community Centre Welcomes Mat Ricardo

Join the Silver Social for an afternoon of entertainment with an award winning cabaret star, Mat Ricardo on Friday 8th February 2019 from 2-3.30pm at Necton Community Centre.  If you require assistance with transport and to book your place, please contact the Silver Social team on 01362 656870 or e-mail them [email protected]

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