Scarning Beacon

The Parish Council is responsible for:​

  • provision and maintenance of the children's play areas and Outdoor Fitness equipment on the Water Meadows

  • maintenance of Outdoor Fitness equipment and the Zip Wire on the Village Playing Field

  • maintenance of the roadside verges and hedges in some parts of the parish

  • provision of dog and litter bins

  • maintenance of some street lights

  • maintenance of the church clock and the war memorial

  • repair and upkeep of bus shelters in the parish.



NOTICE OF VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OF PARISH COUNCILLOR Notice is hereby given of a vacancy that exists for ONE Parish Councillor to serve on the Scarning Parish Council caused by the resignation of Councillor Neil Parsons. Unless within 14 days of the date of this notice, ten electors for Scarning Parish (named on the Electoral Register) have requested to hold an election, the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option as soon as practicable. All requests (in writing) for an election to fill the vacancy should be sent to: The Returning Officer Breckland Council Elizabeth House Walpole Loke Dereham Norfolk NR19 1EE Date: .Note: In computing the 14 (and 60) day periods, Saturday, Sundays, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday and bank holidays are disregarded. Printed and published by the Returning Officer

The next Parish Council meeting will be on 21 June (see agenda for full details) from 7.30pm.


We are pleased to announce that we have secured a match funding grant to replace the fencing around the small children's play area on the Water Meadows. The current wooden fencing has been replaced with new metal fencing and two new metal gates. The funding was secured through Breckland Council's match funding scheme. 

We are pleased to announce that in accordance with Government guidelines, the play areas reopened on July 4. Please note that we are unable to regularly sanitise the equipment and the equipment has not been sterilised. We have erected signage advising all users to maintain social distance in accordance with Government guidelines and wash or sanitise their hands before and after using the equipment. Please note that under current guidance the Outdoor Fitness equipment at both areas has been closed off.

Scarning Village Sign
Scarning Village Hall
Parish Council Noticeboard