Colby & Banningham Parish Council

Colby & Banningham Parish Council serves the two villages of Colby & Banningham. There are 7 Councillors, all of whom represent the whole area – no wards. On behalf of the parish, the Council owns the Jubilee Hall, Banningham, Banningham Village Green, the Playing Field at Bridge Road Colby, 3 allotments and a piece of arable land behind, on Colby Road, and contributes to the maintenance of Colby and Banningham Churchyards as burial grounds. The Council was awarded Quality Parish Council status in June 2008 and successfully re-accredited in 2012.


Village Hall and Playing Field Questionnaire

Hopefully every household will have received the latest newsletter – this included the questionnaire.

Please complete and return the questionnaire – your views, opinions and ideas are very important towards making the facilities appeal to everyone.

If you would like to download and complete/return the questionnaire electronically, click here – return email address is




Papers for Discussion at Council Meetings

As part of the Transparency Code legislation, the Council is now required to publish papers that will be discussed at Council meetings.

The latest pack, for the March 2018  meeting, is below – should you have any questions please contact the Clerk

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Minutes of Parish Council Meetings 2017/2018

Minutes published on the website in advance of meetings are draft minutes and will be replaced with the final version after the meeting.

Draft Minutes of the  Council meeting held on 21 February 2018 and the Planning Meeting held on 7 March 2018 are below:

1. CPC Mins 210218

2. CPC Planning 070318 Mins

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Meeting of the Council as a Planning Committee

The Council has received two planning applications with a response date ahead of the next ordinary parish council meeting.

When this happens, the Council meets as a Planning Committee – which it will do on Wednesday 7 March 2018 in the Jubilee Hall at 7.30p.m.

In line with the electronic approach to planning applications (with the exception of major developments), paper copies are not sent out –  but you are able to look at  the applications  and the accompanying documents on the District council website.

The agenda for the meeting is below.  Members of the public are welcome to attend and speak during the usual public participation session.

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ExtraOrdinary Parish Council Meeting

There will be an Extraordinary Meeting of the Parish Council on Wednesday 6 December 2017, the main item to re-consider the Vattenfall/Vanguard project consultation document in the light of new information.

All residents should have received the latest newsletter ahead of the recent Open Days.  Further information is available on the new Vattenfall/Vattenfall in Norfolk website

The agenda for the meeting is below and all are welcome to attend.

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Change of Meeting Day for the Parish Council

Starting from September 2017, the Parish Council will meet on the 3rd Wednesday each month, still in the Jubilee Hall, and at either 8p.m or 7.30p.m, depending on the time of the year.

The Council has made this change to accommodate a regular booking for the hall on a Tuesday evening.

May be this will be a better time for people – and the Council will be able to fill the current vacancies!!

Audit of 2016-17 Accounts

The annual audit of the Parish Council includes the opportunity for electors to inspect the accounts over a given period. For the year ended 31st March 2017 this period is between 26 June and 4 August 2017.  The accounts are available for inspection by appointment with the Clerk, and all details are on the Notice of Electors Rights which is also posted on Parish Council noticeboards.

As part of the Annual Audit process you can also look at the  Annual Return, but please note that this is unaudited.

Be aware! Some information from Norfolk Police

Officers are urging residents to be on their guard after receiving a number of reports of cold callers across the North Norfolk district in the last few days. 

Information has been received regarding a male attending at properties with a holdall style bag offering gardening equipment, household and car cleaning items for sale in Wells, Cromer and North Walsham.

Yesterday (19/04), Officers spoke with a male on Fairview Road, North Walsham the male admitted selling door to door without a Pedlars Certificate, he was reported for the offence and the items he was attempting to sell were seized as evidence.

Norfolk Police and Norfolk Trading Standards advise NEVER to deal with anyone who cold calls at your property offering to undertake services or attempting to sell items.  

If in doubt lock them out and report anything suspicious as soon as possible to police on 101. Always dial 999 in an emergency.

If in doubt lock them out and report anything suspicious as soon as possible to police on 101. Always dial 999 in an emergency”.Anyone sighting cold callers in Norfolk or concerned about rogue trader activity in their community can also contact Trading Standards via the Citizens Advice consumer helpline on 03454 04 05 06.

Parish Council Meetings 2016/17

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Parish Council Agenda 2017/18

The parish council now meets on the 3rd Wednesday each month – except for August, and occasionally December, in the Jubilee Hall, Banningham.

The council year starts in May, with the Annual Parish council Meeting, where the Chairman, Vice-Chairman and representatives to Committees are elected and appointed for the next year.

The next meeting is on Wednesday 21 March, the Agenda is below:

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