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Stuart Wilson 29 August 1954 – 24 February 2017

The funeral service for Stuart Wilson will be held at St Faith’s Crematorium at 13.15 on Monday 20th March 2017. Further details on http://memorials.duckersfunerals.co.uk/memorial/24-02-2017-StuartIan-Wilson?s=110  

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Stuart Wilson

I am extremely sad to have to report that Stuart Wilson has died. Stuart was the Chairman of Brampton Parish Council and had been for many years as well as being a local historian and an author. He was a … Continue reading

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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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Old brickwork at Oxnead Lock

The decaying brickwork of the Oxnead Lock. According to Edwin Rose (writing in 1993 as part of the Norfolk Archaeological team at Gressenahll) this brickwork was probably built in 1851 when the Mill was refurbished, although it is possible that … Continue reading

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Oxnead: Eye of Heron

What struck me was the cold, glassy eye of the Heron perching on a low fence at Oxnead this morning. The slight frost last night had still not entirely melted and the young Heron seemed to be waiting for movement or a … Continue reading

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Carol singing on Christmas Eve

The Brampton Carol Singers Would like to thank all of those who donated during their Christmas Eve tour of the village You helped to raise £200 for East Anglia Children’s Hospices https://www.each.org.uk  

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Carols & Services at Brampton Church

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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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Brampton Autumn – bronze

A few sharp frosts in recent days have nipped the leaves off the Sycamore and the Ash trees, but the Oak leaves have just turned a rich burnished bronze. This one, on the south side of Keeper’s Wood gently glows … Continue reading

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