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Christmas Eve Carols singers raise money for charity

Thank you to all who gave to the Brampton Carol singers during their tour of the village on Christmas Eve. With you help they raised £150 + Gift Aid and this was donated to the Salvation Army; Lieut-Colonel Dean Pallant, … Continue reading

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Romans in Norfolk – a talk at Brampton Church

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Brampton’s Sheila Sayer named Good Neighbour of the Year

Thank you to Katy Edmonds for drawing our attention to the 2019 Broadland Community at Heart Awards.  The award for Good Neighbour or Friend of the Year was presented to Sheila Sayer. A Brampton resident for nearly 40 years, Sheila … Continue reading

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Brampton Spring: annual Litter Pick

The annual Brampton Litter Pick has become such an established event within the village calendar that we have started to treat it as the ‘first sign of spring’. Although, as I write this   on the next day, Sunday, in … Continue reading

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Village Carol Singers

The Brampton Carol Singers raised £160 during their tour of the village on Christmas Eve. Thanks to all who participated and to those who donated to their collection this year.  The money which they raised  has been sent to the … Continue reading

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Brampton time travelers leap back in time

Jilly and Piet prepare to travel back to the 1940’s (To the Sheringham 1940’s Weekend), although from Brampton in 2018 – perhaps not such  large leap after all…!

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Event: Talk – Coypu, Mink and the Norfolk Mink Project

Simon Baker, from the Norfolk Mink Project, will be giving a talk at the Burgh Reading Room on Tuesday 9th October at 7.00pm. All are welcome and entry is free. (See http://burghlife.co.uk) Mink have been active on the Bure for some … Continue reading

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Last sight of the summer falcon

The season’s change are almost imperceptable, but there are some sightings that punctuate that change. Continue reading

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Brampton Spring 2018: Cuckoo

After what seemed like a very long wait, the Cuckoo has arrived in the valley. Announcing its arrival with a rapid succession of calls at 4.50am from a perch on a tree somewhere along the Bure. For many years the … Continue reading

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Brampton Spring Clean 2018

Brampton’s hedges and lanes are clear of litter in time for the Spring again. Thanks to all the volunteers for their efforts – some particularly notable ones including Richard Berry’s monster haul of Fosters Lager cans, as well as enough … Continue reading

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