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SNOW AND ICE – grit bins

It would appear that snow is in the forecast – something that we have had very little of in the last few years. Please remember that there are grit bins dotted around the Parish – if they run low please … Continue reading

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Xmas events in Brampton and Oxnead

Three dates for your diary – 4pm Sunday 18th December – the annual Carol Concert in St Peters, Brampton THE ANNUAL (adults) XMAS PARTY in Brampton Village Hall from 8pm – this is traditionally a bring and share food event … Continue reading

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Better Broadband for Brampton and Oxnead

We understand informally that the new superfast cabinet for Brampton and Oxnead is now working if you want to consider an upgrade. I am reliably informed that at least one supplier is claiming speeds of 74mb.

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Village Hall events NOV / DEC 2016

An update on Village Hall events in the run up to Xmas. I apologise for the lateness of this again as I have not been 100% and I was waiting for some confirmations. The following events are planned – A … Continue reading

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CLUB and HALL update – important.

1. Contrary to a previously advertised date and time the VILLAGE CLUB / BAR will now be open at 8pm on FRIDAY 28th October. Apologies for the inconvenience. THIS IS A DATE CHANGE 2. There will be a MEETING on … Continue reading

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WILLIAM SPINKS, son of Brampton 1929 – 2016 OBITUARY

WILLIAM SPINKS, son of Brampton 1929 – 2016 – may he Rest In Peace WILLIAM SPINKS (known to some as Willy and others as Billy) was  born in the Old Maids Head pub in Brampton near where the village sign now … Continue reading

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Brampton Polling Station – threat of closure

Residents in “Brampton” will have received a letter today from Broadland District Council asking for their views about moving our polling station from Brampton to Buxton on the grounds of cost. We believe that this is contrary to democracy and … Continue reading

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BRAMPTON – the time travelling village

This sign has appeared in Brampton – the sign at the other end of the road is identical. For the record the dates should be 20/09/2016 until 03/10/2016 !!

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Road Closure in Brampton

There is to be a road closure in Brampton starting on 20th September to do with BT works (possibly associated with the project to bring faster Broadband). The following is a quote from the order – “NORFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL has … Continue reading

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Chimney Sweep Day 2016

Geoff Ball has agreed to do another Brampton and Oxnead Chimney Sweep day (or days if the demand is great enough) this year. The way the day(s) work is that Geoff will dedicate his time to the village exclusively and get … Continue reading

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