25th August 2020
Land at Rectory Road - 30 Residential Home Development

The planning application is now live on the Broadland District Council portal for comment.  Please have your say if you wish to comment, object or support this planning application.  The deadline to respond is Friday 9th October 2020.  

You can email or visit and enter 20201627 or write your comments to Christopher Rickman - Senior Planning Officer, Broadland District Council, 1 Thorpe Lodge, Yarmouth Road, Norwich, NR7 0UD.

10th August 2020
Youth Advisory Board Newsletter

For the latest information about events the youth advisory board are holding during the Coronavirus pandemic please click "newsletter".

21st July 2020
Scam Alert

Please see the latest guidance from Norfolk Police to protect yourself from Scams. Please click

1.  What the Police will never do or ask you.

2.  How to obtain a FREE call blocker to stop scam and nuisance calls.

17th July 2020
Police Latest Newsletter

Please see the latest message from Inspector Robert Wicks and his team regarding police involvement within the Broadland District.  Please click "newsletter" 

25th June 2020
Police Update

Please see the latest message from Inspector Robert Wicks and his team regarding police involvement within the Broadland District.  Please click "newsletter" 

22nd June 2020
Parking Issues 

We are aware of issues regarding people parking on yellow lines in the village.  If you witness a parking infringement please report this to as soon as possible.  They have the power to issue Penalty Notice Tickets and manage this process.  However if you believe the vehicle is parked dangerously please report this to the Police by calling 101.

16th June 2020
Lower Common

The Parish Council have been working with PC Lucas Ward, Cllr Jo Copplestone, The Commons Trust and Broadland District Council (BDC) and parishioners to address the issues regarding littering, dangerous parking, speeding and public order offences due to the public toilets being closed.  BDC have now placed x2 1100ltr bins on the common which will be emptied every Friday and aim to open the public toilets by Monday 22nd June (the latest) with hand sanitizing stations being placed outside.  PC Lucas Ward has confirmed that sporadic visits will be carried out (particularly during hot weather) to observe public order is maintained.  However we kindly request that you report issues regarding dangerous parking/blocked parking and public order offences directly to the police by calling them on 101.  If it is safe to do so, photographic evidence will help the police take action.  

27th May 2020
Proposed Rectory Road Development by Crocus Homes

Members of the Parish Council had a virtual meeting with Nigel Harriss - East Area Team Manager at Broadland District Council to discuss the proposed Rectory Road Development by Crocus Homes and preferred housing allocation in Greater Norwich Local Draft Plan Consultation 2020.  Please click minutes to view details.

22nd May 2020
Police Covid 19 Community Newsletter

This is the Broadland Newsletter from Julie Wvendth - Temporary Assistant Chief Constable Norfolk Constabulary on 21.05.20. 

Please click "Update" to view.

19th May 2020
Rural Crime Newsletter

Please click Operation Randell to read about tackling rural crime in Norfolk

15th May 2020
Police Covid 19 Community Newsletter

This is the Broadland Newsletter from Julie Wvendth - Temporary Assistant Chief Constable Norfolk Constabulary on 15.05.20. 

Please click "Update" to view.

5th May 2020
Message from Inspector Wicks

This is the April edition of Broadland Newsletter from Inspector Wicks - Norfolk Constabulary.  Please click "Update" to view.

28th April 2020
Virtual Parish Council Meeting

Our next virtual parish council meeting will be held on Zoom on Tuesday 5th May 2020 at 6.30pm.  Members of the public are welcome to attend.  Please see our Agenda for more information.

Police Covid 19 Community Newletter

This is the latest Covid 19 Community Update from Norfolk Constabulary. Please click "Update" to view newsletter 24/04/20.

Testing For Key Workers

Community Testing for Keyworkers in Norfolk and Waveney is now available.  Please click "Testing" for more information about how to book.

17th April 2020
Police Covid 19 Community Newsletter

This is the latest Covid 19 Community Update from Norfolk Constabulary. Please click "Update" to view newsletter 16/04/20.

8th April 2020
Domestic Violence Support

Sadly there has been an increase of abuse as a result of the strict restrictions in place to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.  For support and guidance please click YOU ARE NOT ALONE.

1st April 2020
Latest Public Transport Information

Please follow these links for guidance about what public transport services are operating in your area.

First -
Konectbus -
National Express - Our Bus -
Sanders Coaches -

26th March 2020
Confirmation of grant payment

Coltishall Parish Council have been awarded £1000.  This is supported by Norfolk Community Foundation through Covid-19 Community Response Fund and will be used to support The Coltishall and Horstead Coronavirus / Covid 19 Support Group.  Please see Press Release for more information.

24th March 2020
Playground, Multi Use Games Area and Adult Gym Equipment are CLOSED

Coltishall Parish Council have closed these facilities on Rectory Road until further notice as instructed by Government to tackle the spread of Coronavirus.  Please help us protect you and protect others by cooperating with us.  Thank You

24th March 2020
Coltishall & Horstead Community Coronavirus / Covid 19 Support Group

For people who are self isolating they can deliver groceries and prescriptions to your door along with providing wellbeing and spiritual support.  For further information about how to get help please click

Leaflet Page 1 - Support Number and Information

Leaflet Page 2 - Other Useful Numbers and Services

24th March 2020
Coronavirus Update

For the latest information from Broadland District Council and details about how to refer for help if you are self isolating and need support or wish to help families who are self isolating please click

23rd March 2020
Annual Parish Meeting - 14th April 2020

Due to current Government guidance to Stay At Home in response to Coronavirus Coltishall Parish Council have cancelled their Annual Parish meeting until further notice.

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Update 3rd March 2020​

Vacancy Filled

The new clerk is Rebecca Furr, commencing 3rd March 2020.

Rebecca would like to take this opportunity to thank the previous clerk Suzanne Hall for her support and Coltishall Parish Council for appointing her as she begins her exciting journey.

December 2019
Parish Clerk Vacancy - Coltishall

Coltishall Parish Council is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and self motivated individual to the Role of Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Office from March 2020, the position is home based for 15 hours a week to be worked flexibly. Attendance at the monthly Parish Council meeting is obligatory. The salary will be paid in accordance with experience and in line with NALC guidelines.


Open Textbook in Library
19 April 2019
Norfolk Council Mobile Library

please click here for the timetable.

warm homes poster
19 December 2018
Broadland Council Information

If you feel any of your friends, family or neighbours need extra help in keeping their homes warm please click here for information.

7th November 2018
Your Community Needs YOU!

 Right now your Community needs Volunteers, there are places available in lots of different organisations, please click here for information on how you can help. 

NHS poster
7th November 2018
NHS Winter Information

If you start to feel unwell this winter please click here for NHS information.

Great Norwich Local Plan Map of Coltishall
7th November 2018​
GNLP Consultation - Coltishall

For information on the two designated planning sites in Coltishall click here

26th March 2018​
Pabulum Dementia Cafè

Come along and join our friendly group, 3rd Thursday of every month for support, activities and information, please click here for more information.

12th March 2018​
GNLP - Online Petition (by 21st March)

In addition to the paper petition now available in local shops, it is possible to object to the proposed housing sites on Rectory Road online by clicking here. You can also send in more detailed feedback to the GNLP team by going to the following website, where you have to register before replying: 

18th February 2018
Greater Norwich Local Plan (GNLP)

There will be an Open Village Meeting Village Hall 26th February 2018, 7.45pm please come along to find out more and have your say. Click here to read our flyer or go to our Planning page for more details.

31st January 2018
Want to join the Bure Valley Wildcats?

Bure Valley Wildcats, based in Coltishall and Broadland's only all-girls football club, are looking for new recruits from Years 2 to 8. Click here for more details.

13th February 2018
Kickstart Moped Hire

Kickstart Norfolk has funding available to support young people seeking work with access to mopeds, training and appropriate safety gear. See flyer here, or for more details or go to our Youth page.

18th January 2018
Vacancies Available at Coltishall Allotments

Coltishall Allotment Association has a small number of vacant plots available on a first-come, first served basis. For more information, see the advertisement in The Marlpit, click here or contact Bill Dickson, Chairman, on 07717 895574 or e-mail

12th January 2018

Norfolk Constabulary has issued its latest newsletter for parishes, including Coltishall, that are supported from Aylsham. In addition, it has reported that more than 100 people were arrested during the Norfolk Christmas drink drive campaign with almost 1000 people breathalysed. The month-long campaign, launched on 1 December 2017, targeted drivers getting behind the wheel under the influence of alcohol and drugs. Patrols and roadside checks were carried out with Norfolk having a 8.55% fail rate.
A total of 947 tests were carried out with 81 drivers providing positive readings. Of the 172 drug tests conducted 56 drivers failed. 

9th January 2018

Consultation on the Greater Norwich Local Plan (to 2036) has begun and will run until 15th March 2018. This is the document that will ultimately guide how much development takes place in our community. Now is the time to express a view if you are concerned about new housing and infrastructure in Coltishall in future. Once the Plan is in place (by 2020), it will be very difficult to argue against the allocations it sets out. More information is available here and at Information about planned Roadshows is available at

3rd January 2018

SAM2 mobile speed sign.

Coltishall and Horstead Parish Councils have taken ownership of a new SAM2 speed sign. This will operate on a 50/50 basis across the two parishes, starting with two months on Norwich Road in Horstead. The sign tells drivers their speed and asks them to slow down if necessary. It also records date, time and speed (but not identity). This information will be presented regularly to the two Parish Councils and published in The Marlpit. It will also be used to target police checks at speeding hotspots.

8th December 2017

Discounts unclaimed

Older residents who have contributed all their lives are among those least likely to claim the discounts and benefits they're due when their circumstances change.
Broadland DC officers are on hand to help. They can offer friendly and confidential advice about what residents could be entitled to and how to go about claiming. Please encourage residents to contact them on 01603 430602 or

30th November 2017

Norfolk Highways Engineer Jonathan Winnett and Parish Councillor Bob Grindrod will be at the Church Rooms between 3.30pm and 4,30pm on Thursday 7th December to answer any questions about the proposed Safer Crossing signage on the B1150 at Ling Way. Please join them for a cup of tea and a chat or else contact for further information.

30th November 2017

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk is consulting on possible increases in the amount of council tax paid to support police services in Norfolk. If you would like to comment, please complete the survey that is available here.

30th November 2017

Norfolk County Council is consulting on possible cuts to bus subsidies paid to local bus companies. One of the services that might be affected is the Sanders Sunday/Bank Holiday service (5/5A) between Cromer - North Walsham - Norwich, which goes through the village. If you would like to express concern or otherwise comment on Norfolk County Council's proposals, please click here.

12th November 2017

Mr Michael Spinks laid a Remembrance wreath at Coltishall War Memorial on behalf of Coltishall Parish Council this afternoon. Despite the inclement weather, many villagers attended the Church Service and marched to the Memorial led by Parade Master Bob Jennings and the Rev. Chris Engelsen. Local police closed off the High Street and also laid a wreath as did the Royal British Legion, Coltishall Brownies, the Coltishall & Horstead WI and The Marlpit community magazine. 

9th November 2017

Norfolk Constabulary has issued its latest newsletter for parishes, including Coltishall, that are supported from Aylsham.

17th September 2017

The Marlpit is holding its 40th Birthday Celebration on Sunday October 15th from 6p-8pm at the Tithe Barn, Horstead. All are welcome but booking in advance by 5th October latest is essential to ensure that numbers are catered for. You can book by e-mailing or by leaving your name and contact details in the Marlpit boxes at the Post Office, Pharmacy or Farm to Fork to Fish. Please indicate if you have been a Marlpit volunteer at any point. Donations to The Marlpit are also welcome.

17th September 2017

The Police and Crime Commissioner and the Chief Constable for Norfolk took part in a Police Accountability Forum in Aylsham on Tuesday 12th September. The main focus of the evening was on road safety. The papers for this meeting are available here. 

15th September 2017

Norfolk Constabulary has issued guidance for people on avoiding financial scams, which are unfortunately on the increase. Click here for further information.

15th September 2017

Norfolk Constabulary has issued its latest newsletter for parishes, including Coltishall, that are supported from Aylsham. The next Public Engagement meeting will be at The Jubilee Family Centre, Norwich Road, Aylsham at 7pm on Tuesday 17th October 2017.

15th September 2017

Norfolk Constabulary are holding an information evening for people interested in becoming Special Constables at 6pm on Weds 1st November 2017 at Aylsham Care Trust (ACT), St. Michael's Avenue, Aylsham, NR11 6YA. Call 01953 425699 x 2371 or e-mail to confirm a place.


21st August 2017

Coltishall Parish Council has today advertised two 'casual vacancies' on the Parish Council following the departure of two of our councillors. If ten electors seek an election by 11th September 2017 then one will be held. Otherwise, the Council will seek to co-opt three new members after that date as a vacancy already exists.


8th August 2017

Broadland District Council has issued advice on Parking Issues and Abandoned Vehicles. Such issues have arisen in the Parish recently, and there is guidance on who to call and what to do in each case.


4th August 2017


Coltishall Parish Council has initiated its Neighbourhood Plan by formally designating the parish boundary as the 'neighbourhood area' for planning purposes. Click here for a map of Coltishall showing the parish (blue) boundaries.

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