Latest News and Updates


The Parish Council met on 4thJuly & 1stAugust 2019. Copies of the Minutes of Meeting are available at Loddon Library, on the Parish Council noticeboard and website.

Traffic Speeding: CPC have written again to NCC regarding a possible speed reduction on the Norwich Road.

Parking on Langley Road: Visitors to businesses on the industrial estate are reminded to park in the car park.

Brian Clarke Room: To book the Brian Clarke Room, please contact Georgina Buckle via [email protected]or 07981-856270.  The cost per hour is £7.50.

Grebe Drive Play Area: Fund raising continues and our thanks go to Continental Product Engineering Limited, R.D. Hutton, Roberts & Son and Pacific Cruisers who have kindly sent generous donations. Parishioners are welcome to join the play area working party. The next fundraising event is a Fun Day at the Brian Clarke Room and play area on Sunday 15 September 12-4 pm. Any volunteers who would like to help or if you would like to book a table (£10), please contact Councillor Emma Guymer on 218549.

White Horse Plain: Planning permission for resurfacing is to be renewed and this project is to be undertaken in the near future.

Jubilee Oak Christmas Lights: Quotes for a professional installation were rejected due to cost. Instead, a Christmas tree with lights is to be considered next to the bus stop.

Chedgrave Churchyard Grass Cutting: CPC will no longer be responsible for the grass cutting. Instead, CPC will provide an annual grant to the church.

Wherryman’s Way: CPC continue to apply pressure on NCC to progress a plan of action to have it re-instated. We urge parishioners and visitors to the area to make complaints to NCC.

Chedgrave Common: Fly tipping has been reported to SNC & NCC trails team. CPC are very disappointed with the lack of action by the BA regarding the abandoned boats & have written to the BA accordingly.

Pits Lane: A reminder that cars should not park at the corner of Pits Lane next to the entrance to the river footpath as delivery trucks need to use this for turning and the farmer needs to access the marshes.

Scam Alerts: For cold call scams & rogue trader alerts register at alerts targeting fraud.

Ragwort: Parishioners are urged to remember their responsibility regarding the management of ragwort. It spreads very easily and is extremely toxic for animals. The best periods to spray ragwort is early spring (February to Mid-March) or late autumn (Mid-September – Mid-November).

Planning Applications:

2019/1163– Applicant: Mr & Mrs Bagshaw, Location: Manor Farm  Norwich Road Chedgrave NR14 6BG, Proposal: New highway entrance and driveway to existing property (response extension granted until Monday 8th July). Now withdrawn.
2019/1162– Applicant: Mr Michael Cunningham, Location: 27 Hillside Chedgrave Norfolk NR14 6HZ, Proposal: Erection of single storey front extension (response extension granted until Monday 8th July).

2019/1465, Applicant: Miss Jacqueline Bircham, Location: Footpath Opposite 5 Norwich Road Leading To Langley Road Chedgrave NR14 6ND, Proposal: Reinstatement of area beneath canopy of Jubilee Oak with new conservation kerbs, cellular confinement system and permeable resin bound surface including works to tree (resubmission following 2016/1458)

Planning Decisions:

2019/1100 –App Type: Non Material Amendment, Parish: Chedgrave, Location: Land South Of Norwich Road Chedgrave Norfolk, Proposal : Non material amendment to condition 5 of permission 2018/1792 – to allow phasing of delivery of off-site highway works, Decision: Approval with no Conditions, Delegated Date of decision: 17 June 2019

2019/1162,Location : 27 Hillside Chedgrave Norfolk NR14 6HZ, Proposal : Erection of single storey front extension, Decision : Approval with Conditions, Delegated Date of decision : 17 July 2019

Faulty street lights, potholes, problems with roads, footpaths or public rights of way, road safety, flooding and overgrown trees and verges should be reported to Norfolk County Council on 0344 800 8020 or online at & illegal activities, public disorder & nuisance, anti-social behaviour, speeding, uncontrolled dogs, should all be reported to the Police on 999 or 101(non-emergency) and can be reported online at



The next meeting of Chedgrave Parish Council will be held on Thursday 5thSeptember 2019

at 7.30pm at the Brian Clarke Room







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