Scarning Parish Council

The Parish Council has nine councillors and looks after the interests of the parish and its inhabitants. It has many functions, but broadly speaking is responsible for the provision and maintenance of the children's play areas on the Water Meadows, the installation of play equipment on the Village Playing Field, the maintenance of the roadside verges and hedges in some parts of the parish, the provision of dog and litter bins, the maintenance of some street lights, the maintenance of the church clock and the war memorial, and the repair and upkeep of bus shelters in the parish. The Parish Council has a budget this year of £35,000.

Parish Council Meetings

Click here for details of meetings and dates

Click here for agendas and minutes of meetings since 2008

Your Local Councillors

Norfolk County William Richmond 860269
Breckland  Lynda Turner 07500818315

Paul Hewett 820354

Your Parish Councillors

Chairman Wendy Brown  695062
Vice Chairman Michael Steward  693286 
Councillors Tim Abel

Fiona Bradford

Chris Farnham  687766 

Stephen Faulkner 288361

Charles Hewson 693041

Jean Magrath  687269

 Patricia Page 696022

Clerk Nick Hartley          687492

Breckland District Councillors

The two Councillors for Shipdham with Scarning including Cranworth are happy to help with any Breckland District Council related matters if you leave your name and contact details. One of them will attend Parish Council Meetings in Scarning, Shipdham and Cranworth. There is also a range of information on the Breckland Council Website.
Scarning village hallRecords of the Scarning Water Meadow Sub Committee

Agendas for meetings and Minutes of past meetings can also be viewed online and downloaded here.

The Parish Council wishes to support activities and causes which benefit the parish of Scarning and can provide grants to groups which directly benefit some or all of the residents of Scarning. To find out more and to download an application form see here

Freedom of Information Act 
Information is available from Scarning Parish Council under the model publication scheme. If you want to know about the information that can be provided by the Parish Council please see the Scarning Parish council Information page.

The Parish Council has formulated a number of policy statements and documents which may be downloaded by clicking on the links below.

Advertising Policy
Complaints Policy Data protection Policy
Disciplinary and grievance Policy
Equality Policy
Grants Policy
Health and safety Policy
Internal Control Policy
Openness and Transparency Policy
Press and Media

Public Participation
Risk Assesment
Training and development

Councillors’ Registers of Interests
These are available on Breckland Council's website. Please follow this link and scroll down to SCARNING.

Annual Parish Meeting 2017

The Annual Parish Meeting was  held in the Village Hall at 7.30pm on Monday 24 April 2017. All members of the parish were invited to attend.The following reports were presented to those who attended (click on the green links to read the reports)

4. Chairman’s Report-Mrs Brown
5. Scarning Primary School Report - Mr King
6. District Councillor’s Report -Mrs Turner
7. County Councillor’s Report -Mr Richmond
9. Scarning Conservation Volunteers-Mr Walker
10. Scarning Parochial Church Council -Mrs Rockley

Annual governmance statement and audit 2016/17

Notice of conclusion of audit 2017