Local News & Events

This page contains information about the parish and what's happening within it as well as notifications the council receives from organisations an other bodies. The parish council has notice boards in each of the villages displaying information from and about the council.

If you have any notices or information for the local community please do email us at: [email protected] 

Upcoming Events 

Mobile Library

Is spring cleaning wearing you down? Are you looking to try something new? Then hop along to your local mobile library stop and enjoy the convenience of having your books brought to you. From large print to audio to children there is something for everyone. Please visit: www.norfolk.gov.uk/mobilelibraries for specific routes.

CEN148 – Monday 4 weekly

Great Plumstead: 10:40 – 11:40: Old School – Village Car Park

Little Plumstead: 12:10 – 13:00: Macmillan Way – Old Hospital Site (Opposite Beech Drive)

: 13:10 – 14:00: Village Hall

CEN421 – Thursday 2 weekly – evening route

Little Plumstead: 17:00 – 17:15: Astley Road

: 17:20 – 18:20: Macmillan Way – Old Hospital Site (Opposite Beech Drive)

Be part of your community

There are many ways to be part of and contribute to your community and follow information that may be of interest or use.

there are several sites in and around our parish including:

  • Great Plumstead Facebook Page - www.facebook
  • Thorpe end Facebook page -
  • Thorpe End Garden Village Residents Association -
  • Little Plumstead Classifies on facebook -
  • Nextdoor

Parochial Church Council

For information about our local churches please visit their website at:


Bus Time-Table For The Plumsteads & Thorpe End

For information on the local bus service see the link below.  The parish council maintains the bus shelters at Little Plumstead (Salhouse Road & Hospital Road), Great Plumstead and Thorpe End (Thatched shelter on the green) - if you have any comments or wish to report anything please do contact us.


Better Broadband For Norfolk

To find out further information on the progress of the above campaign in the Parish go to www.betterbroadbandnorfolk.co.uk and you will be able to put in your post code to get up to date information.

Police Community Support

PC Andy Mason is the Engagement Officer for Broadland. If you wish to discuss any Policing issues in the villages then you can contact him at;

[email protected]

County Highways

If you notice any potholes in the highway, or on a footpath; observe that signs are missing, or damaged, then tell County Highways Dept. about it. You can get action taken by reporting all such matters.

Telephone 0344 800 8009 (to report any holes deeper than 75mm) or or e-mail: [email protected]

Thorpe End Sewage System.

For those are unaware,Thorpe End is on a pumping system. This system can be overcome with serious consequences by inappropriate items being flushed down the toilet.

The following must not be discharged in the System:

Nappies, sanitary towels, wet wipe, rags, soft toys, tennis balls, Cooking fat/oil, motor oil, grease

Anti-freeze, brake fluid, weed killer, insecticides, fungicides and other gardening products. Also no paint, thinners, white spirit, turpentine, creosote and no medicines.

These items might seem obvious but these are some up the items recently removed from the sytem.Thanks for your understanding and help in preventing further blockages and contamination.

Young People

What would you like to see developed in your Parish? Please come along to our Parish Council Meetings and raise any issues. Dates of all meetings are posted in the Parish Notice Boards and can be viewed on our Parish Web site. Alternatively please contact one of the councillors or tell us your views through the website.