Old Buckenham Parish Council
The Parish Council are now looking at finances for next year and if you would like to apply for a Precept Grant, then please email for a form (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please return by Friday 20th November.
Old Buckenham Parish Council now have their Facebook Page up and running. If you have a Facebook account and would like to be kept up to date on PC news then please follow us.
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Over the last few months the Parish Council have been looking at what we have been doing, and most importantly how we have been communicating to our `audiance, `you. `i am pleased to say that we have started to take some actions to improve our reach.
Over the next few weeks we will be starting an Old Buckenham FaceBook page. The web site is going to receive more updates than before to help get a bigger foot fall. However you do not have to wait as this website already has a "Have your Say" Section, or if it is more urgent the "contact us, page and then we have the spoken word, so if you want to discuss an issue with you local representative we have the contact details of council members and the clerk
With all these new methods of communication we will not be forgetting the more establised methods. Minutes on the notice board and the Village Mag, mag which is now being delivered through every door with the parish council increasing our subsidy due to the increase in copies needed
Archive The Agenda for the meeting on May 7th at 7:30pm has been uploaded (Library - Minutes - 2020 - 2020 Agendas). This will be held virtually via Zoom. If you would like to join and/or participate, then please email me at email@example.com. For security reasons, please include your full name and address. If you have a comment/question you would like to raise, please send this as well by 5pm Tuesday (this is in accordance with NALC guidance and will also help if there are connection issues). I will send out the link and password for the meeting on Wednesday to those interested in joining. This will be for your use only. Please do not forward it on to other parties. This is our first virtual meeting at OBPC so fingers crossed it all runs smoothly! Rachel 20/06/19 Remember that the Met Office are holding a drop-in session at the Village Hall on 28th June 2-8pm. This is a chance to learn about the proposed Weather Radar for Abbey Road. Documents for the December Meeting Agenda for Thursday December 6 and the unapproved minutes from the November meeting have now been loaded into the library The Parish Council extends a welcome to residents to attend the council meeting and to make a time restricted (3 minutes) contribution to items on the agenda EXCITING NEWS At tonights Parish Council meeting (June 7), our County Councillor, Stephen Askew shared some fantastic news. This being that Norfolk County Council are due to vote on a crossing on the B1077 to make this road safer for pedestrians. Four alternatives are to be considered. 1. Do nothing 2. Install an island refuge so the road is crossed in two stages 3. Install a Zebra Crossing 4. Install a Pelican Crossing which stops traffic enabling a safe and secure passage over the road. Your Parish Council are looking to recommend option 4 at the next PC meeting. However, we would like to know your opinion. You can either use the "contact us" section of this web-site, or leave a comment on the Old Buckenham Blog, see the links section or come along to the next meeting on July 5th. The Parish Council wish the residents of Old Buckenham all the best for 2018, and look forward to meeting you at the monthly council meetings. Agendas and meeting minutes are in the site library Also there is an article on adopting a telephone kiosk and details of the council meetings for 2018 Meetings are held on te first Thursday of the month Survey results have been released, go to Neighbourhood Plan page and click on the link.