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News and Information

9th March 2023 - Parish Council Meeting - 15th March 2023

The next meeting of the Parish Council is next Wednesday.  Click AGENDA to view.

20th February 2023 - Update on Election

In order to vote at the upcoming elections you will need to have a photo ID.  Further information can be found here

12th February 2023 - COUNCIL ELECTION 4th MAY 2023

Elections are being held across the country this May for local authority Councillors.  If you are interested in becoming a Parish Council you can find information about the process by visiting:

9th February 2023 - Parish Council Meeting - the next Parish Council meeting will be on Wednesday 15th February at 7.00 pm in the Community Hall.  Members will be discussing Broadband in the village; Speed Awareness Monitors and Some internal policies among other topics.  Full AGENDA here


12th January 2023 - Happy New Year!

The next Parish Council meeting will be held at the Community Hall on Wednesday 18th January at 7.00pm.  AGENDA

The Community Hall now has its own dedicated website.  Go to:

Free kindling!  The Parish Council chairman - Jeff van Poortvliet - has delivered a crate of wood suitable for kindling to the Community Hall car park - please help yourself!

9th November 2022 - Parish Council Meeting - the next Parish Council meeting will be on Wednesday 16th November at 7.00 pm in the Banningham and Colby Community Hall.  AGENDA


14th October 2022 - Banningham and Colby Community Hall

A considerable amount of refurbishment work has been carried out at the Community Hall and it is now available for bookings.  So, if you have an event that you are looking for a venue for - wedding reception, party, social event or club meeting - this could be the place for you.  A new website for the Hall is under construction where online booking will be available, but in the meantime please contact Colin Studholme on 01263 587952 for more information and to arrange a viewing.

13th October 2022 - Parish Council Meeting - the next Parish Council meeting will be on Wednesday 19th October at 8.00pm in the Banningham and Colby Community Hall.  AGENDA

30 September 2022 - Urgent: Security of Property

Our District Councillor has alerted us to suspicious activity and potential break-ins at locations in the area, particularly in rural locations.  Please be wary and continue to ensure the security of your property, and if you see anything suspicious please report it to the police


30 September 2022 - Notice of Conclusion of Audit

The Parish Council audit of accounts for the year ended 31 March 2022 has been completed.  The Annual Governance and Accountability can be found in the Documents section of this website.


20 September 2022 - Affordable Housing Proposal

Update - the Parish Council will discuss a draft "Call for Sites" document at the next meeting and respond to NNDC/Broadland Housing Association.  Once agreed, all households will receive the letter.

20 September 2022 - Parish Council Meeting - the next Parish Council meeting will be on Wednesday 28 September 2022 at 8pm in the Banningham & Colby Community Hall.  AGENDA

21April 2022

Remember Jackie Weaver and Handforth Parish Council ????

She's back, but this time in a video to encourage people to become parish councillors.  Take a look!

What We Do

The Parish Council is responsible for:

  • the village green

  • the playing field

  • the allotments

  • the 3 noticeboards

  • commenting on planning applications

  • the 2 village signs

  • grants towards churchyards upkeep


   The Banningham & Colby Community Hall is in the process of a charity registration with the Parish Council as Sole/Managing Trustee

24 June 2022 - Annual Audit

The accounts for 2021/22 have been completed and reviewed by the internal auditor.  The following documents are available to view:

Notice of Electors Rights

Annual Governance and Accountability Return - Sections 1,2 and Internal Audit Report

Accounts Summary

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