Welcome to the Briston Parish Council website

The Parish Council is the first of three tiers of local governance in the village and generally the first point of contact for anyone concerned with a community issue. It is made up of 12 elected Councillors who live within the parish and meet monthly. These meetings are open to the public.

Briston Parish Council

Briston Parish Council is responsible for the allotments, church yard, bus shelters, car park, crime reduction measures, events and festivals, footpaths and bridleways, leisure and sports facilities, litter bins, public toilets, planning applications (commenting only), street lighting, traffic calming measures and village green. Briston Parish Council is the Trustee of the Higginbottom Recreational Charity. This charity owns and manages the Recreation Ground and all the buildings and facilities on it.

North Norfolk District Council

North Norfolk District Council is responsible for housing, leisure and recreation, environmental health, waste collection, planning applications and local taxation collections. Briston’s District Councillor is Jolanda Stenton.

Norfolk County Council

Norfolk County Council is responsible for education, footpath/bridleway access/signage, highways, transport planning, passenger transport, social care, libraries, waste disposal and strategic planning. Briston’s County Councillor is Steffan Aquarone.

Member of Parliament

The MP for North Norfolk is Duncan Baker.


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