Archive for Month: November 2014

  • STEPPING INTO THE FUTURE

    Really busy day again yesterday. Meeting at Breckland first thing, was good to share with other councillors, then quick trip the the cafe/coffee shop in the Memorial Hall in Dereham. This is run by CSV and provided me with an excellent Cup of Tea and Danish whilst my friend had a Coffee and Scone. I…

  • COUNCIL TAX – WHERE THE MONEY GOES

    BRECKLAND HAS THE LOWEST DISTRICT COUNCIL TAX IN ENGLAND Please find attached some facts that demonstrate the percentages that go to each authority for a band D property.  From this you will see that: 77% goes to Norfolk County Council 13% goes to the Police and Crime Commissioner 5%  goes to Breckland District Council 5%…

  • BRECKLAND ROADSHOW TELLS US ALL ABOUT RECYCLING

    PRESS RELEASE BY BRECKLAND COUNCIL Residents living in Breckland are being offered the chance to find out more about their improved recycling service by coming along to a roadshow event near them. Breckland Council is holding the Recycling Roadshow across the district between December 2-8. It will give people an opportunity to discuss the range…

  • PLANNING TODAY FOR LYNG

      At the meeting of Breckland Planning Committee today I supported representatives of Lyng Parish Council and residents to state a case that local people were opposed to the application for Lakeside as it stands today. I was pleased to propose to the committee that the matter be deferred for a site visit and that attention…

  • A BLAST FROM THE PAST

    I have been moving some furniture this afternoon, and lining the bottom of an old drawer came upon my election address for 2003. I note that at that time I was standing in a Ward which had been re-drawn by the boundary commissioners, and apart from my work at that time, I was on a…

  • WORKING WITH GEORGE FREEMAN MP

    As a local councillor I work well with all levels of government. This is me a couple of years ago with George Freeman in Dereham. We will be available during next years campaign to meet with people in all of the villages of the NEW Upper Wensum Ward. If you would like us to call…

  • ELECTIONS MAY 7TH 2015

      We are standing together in the new UPPER WENSUM WARD on Breckland Council May 7th 2015 Gordon Bambridge  //  Bill Borrett CANDIDATES CONTACT DETAILS Gordon Bambridge currently member of Breckland  Eynsford Ward (Bawdeswell/Bylaugh/Foxley/Lyng/Sparham) telephone 01603 880557 //07540 973229 emailsgbjays@aol.com twitter @gordonbambridge blog  gordonbambridge.yourcllr.com Bill Borrett currently member of Breckland Upper Wensum Ward (Billingford/Bintree/Gateley/Guist/North Elmham/Twyford)…

  • HAVE YOUR SAY ON PLANNING

    Busy day yesterday including attending the consultation meeting in Dereham Memorial Hall for the consultation on the new LOCAL PLAN for Breckland. This is a long process but it is important that as many as possible come along to nott only have a say on the day but to input to the process before the…

  • WELL DONE TO BAWDESWELL – NEW HALL PROJECT ON TRACK

    I am pleased to copy the below and add another well done to Bawdeswell Parish Council Project Bawdeswell team and The Village Hall project team who made it all possible. Fund raising of this size is always a challenge, and I know other villages are going down the same path. To those in my Ward,…

  • OUT IN THE NEW WARD

    After meetings with some of the parishioners in my current Ward I had a bit of an explore in the NEW Upper Wensum Ward yesterday. Spoke with a few constituents about planning and dustbins. had a chat about housing and the problems with lists, spoke to two about pending planning issues and met a brand new…