Briston Parish Council – website changes




The Parish Office

Recreation Ground, Stone Beck Lane,

Briston, Melton Constable NR24 2PS

Telephone: 01263 862638 Email: parish-council@briston-norfolk.org.uk Website: http://bristonparishcouncil.org/1&1



Welcome to the Briston Parish Council website


Briston Parish Council is the first of three tiers of local government in the village and generally the first point of contact for anyone concerned with a community issue. The others are North Norfolk District Council and Norfolk County Council.


It is made up of 12 councillors who live locally and meets on the second Monday of every month except January and August.


Briston Parish Council is responsible for, among other things; managing the open spaces and the Church Street car park, making observations on planning applications, managing some street lighting within the parish, managing the allotments on The Poors, Stone Road and Plantation Hill, providing and maintaining the play equipment on the open space behind Jewel Close, organising and providing community events such as the Gala, Bonfire and Firework evening and the warm space drop in café, providing and maintaining the bus shelter, litter and dog bins and public seating.

Briston Parish Council is also the Corporate Trustee for the Higginbottom Recreational Charity. This charity is responsible for the Briston Pavilion and the Recreation Ground and all the buildings and equipment on it.


North Norfolk District Council is responsible for housing, leisure and recreation, environmental health, waste collection, planning applications and local taxation collections. The District Council for Briston is Andrew Fletcher, email: Andrew.Fletcher@north-norfolk.gov.uk


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

The County Councillor Briston is Steffan Aquarone, email: steffan.aquarone.cllr@norfolk.gov.uk


The Member of Parliament for Briston is Duncan Baker, email: Duncan.baker.mp@parliament.uk


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