Breckland Lottery!!

The community centre is now part of the Breckland lottery. Much like normal Lotto you buy a ticket for £1 of which the Community Centre will receive 50p with the rest going to prize money and other good causes in the Breckland area. You could win yourself up to 25K whilst supporting a great cause. So don’t delay start supporting your local community centre today, just click HERE to buy tickets….


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Konect Buses- new bus stop now operating

Following enquiries from a resident at the end of last year the Clerk and the Councillors met with a representative from Konect Buses to discuss the possibility of having a bus stop at the top end of Tun’s Road. We are delighted to announce these bus stops are now in place and we have been informed these are now operational.

This will help those living at the top of road to access the bus route without having to walk further into Necton to the bus stop near the shops. The bus stop is outside the Community Centre for travel into Necton and the other is by the turning into the Costa and C0-Op site for travel out of Necton. The official bus stop signs are in place and the bus can be boarded or alighted from these stops.

Hopefully these stops will prove beneficial for those residents nearby.

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Green Sub- Committee

As Necton Parish Council is committed to improving our Green credentials the newly formed Green sub- committee recently met and agreed some projects to take forward. There are some short term projects along with some other longer term ones.  These will be reviewed and progress updated on a 6 monthly basis at the Parish Council meetings. A link to the projects is below.

Please remember a sub – committee is permitted to have members of the public sitting on it so, if you are interested in joining then please let the Clerk know.


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Councillor Vacancy

Councillor Frank Stopp has sadly resigned from his position as Councillor due to a house move. We would like to pass on our thanks to Frank for all the work and support he has provided to the Council and Necton and wish him the Best of Luck in his new home.

This means we now have a vacancy for a Parish Councillor. If this is something you may be interested in please contact either the Clerk or any of the Councillors for further information.

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Welcome to our new Caretaker !!

Liz Goddard our new caretaker started today. I’m sure you would like to join us in welcoming Liz to the team. No doubt you will see her around  as she helps in keeping the village tidy and well maintained.

Liz is a keen gardener as well so no doubt we should be seeing all her efforts flowering during the coming summer months.

Welcome Liz !!

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A part time role position has become available offering 8 hours per week @£9.00 per hour.


Inspect the play equipment:

  • Check play equipment is sound and report any defects
  • Attend a course on maintaining play equipment and Health and Safety
  • Carry out a weekly visual inspection
  • Carry out a six-monthly thorough inspection that is documented including photographs

Carry out small repairs to the village hall

Pick up litter and empty bins according to the schedule

Weed garden at entrance to the village.


         Contact Justine Luckhurst for further details

             Clerk – Necton Parish Council

      01760 721665 or

           [email protected]

           Applications close 15th November 2019


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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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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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