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We're responsible for:

This is what the Parish Council is responsible for in Elsing:

  • Maintenance of the bus shelter in Heath Road

  • Allotments rental

  • Village Orchard maintenance 

  • Coordination of Footpath Maintenance 

  • The Dog Bins

  • The telephone boxes in Rectory Road and Mill Street and the defibrillators.

  • The Village sign and wooden seat situated beneath it.

  • Maintenance of Parish Council land (Hundred Year Wood) at the top of Heath Road and the ‘Surveyors Pit’ at the bottom of Heath Road

  • We also make comments on all planning applications, although the District Council or County Council make the decision.

Welcome to Elsing

 

Elsing is a small village of some 230 folk situated in mid Norfolk about 6 or so miles from Dereham. The Village, which comes under the auspices of Breckland District Council, is quite spread out and consists of the areas of Peaseland Green, Elsing, Mill Street and the quaintly named ‘Fustyweed’. 

Next Parish Council Meeting

 

The next Parish Council meeting will take place on Monday 17th January 2022 at 7.00 p.m. in the Village Hall.  

Village Updates

COMMUNITY CAR SCHEME - If you need to go to the local doctors, hospitals, dentists or other medical appointments and have no means of travelling there, the following information may be useful.  The Community Car Scheme is run for the benefit of the 2 villages, Elsing and Lyng, and the charge to the passenger is 20 pence per mile for a return journey.  The remainder of the cost to the driver is provided by Norfolk County Council, Breckland Council and the Parish Councils of Elsing and Lyng.  To book a Community Car please call Peter Clough on 01603 871930.

Information from Breckland Council regarding the Community Car Scheme and Covid vaccination appointments can be viewed here.

 

Elsing Village Second Pop Up Pub Event in the Village Hall on 6th November.  See details here.

Information on Developing Skills in Health & Social Care is attached here.

Information on Wellbeing Sessions for Men are attached here.

Information on Wellbeing Running Courses starting next May are attached here.

Information on Free Training on 16th November for anyone wishing to become a Wellbeing Champion can be viewed here.

Information on Wellbeing Social Events in November can be viewed here.

Information on Wellbeing Walks in November can be viewed here.

Happy Healthy Holidays newsletter attached here.

National Resilience Strategy document here.

Rural Crime Partner Pack here.

Delivery Rural Investment for Vital Employment funding info here.

Attached here is some information from The Police regarding Courier Scams.

Attached here and here is some information from Norfolk County Council regarding Fostering A Child.

 

Attached here is a Tribute to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Attached here is some information regarding reducing waste and recycling.

Updates here from the Government around the timeline to re-open, new grants, Lateral Flow Testing and the Spring Back Programme. 

Planning Application.

The Planning Application for the Three Bridges Solar Farm at the land South of Elsing Road has been submitted to Breckland Council.  Attached here is information from Breckland regarding this application.  Breckland have now approved the application.

Attached here  is info regarding a Public Forum on 'A Bold Vision of Hope for a Sustainable Future

Attached here is info on Free Dementia Support Sessions

Attached here is some info from NALC regarding food waste.

Attached here is some information from Wellbeing Social regarding events available during October.

Attached here is some information from Healthwatch Norfolk to help people coping with Cancer 

Attached here is some information regarding free support for Wellbeing from the NHS

Attached here is some information on sessions and short courses offering the chance to focus the mind and body via mindfulness and yoga etc.

Attached here is some information regarding free training for Community Volunteers.

Attached here is  some information regarding Walks around Norfolk.

Attached here is information from the NHS.

Attached here is some information from the NHS regarding vaccinations for the 4 priority groups.

Attached is a poster regarding how to contact the Police. and crime information.

Attached here is a document from the Police regarding SNAP meetings.

The Police wish to inform the Public to be aware of SCAMS.  View their information here. View a document here from the Police regarding Courier Scams.

 

Breckland have produced some information regarding grants for businesses affected by Covid and the information can be read here.

Norfolk County Council has produced a document for Community and Volunteer support to help with self isolation and the Document can be viewed here.

Norfolk County Council has produced a newsletter relating to Covid 19 and other info and it can be viewed here.

Breckland has produced an update on Covid 19 and it can be viewed here.

Elsing Village is fortunate enough to have a regular newsletter, which is produced by the Parish Council Chairperson.  The end of February newsletter can be viewed here.

The Police have produced a community leaflet in relation to Covid 19 and it can be viewed here.