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Welcome to Sparham

Sparham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 7.22 km2 (2.79 sq mi) and had a population of 291 in 109 households at the 2001 census and falls within the district of Breckland.

 

Sparham is one of the highest points in Norfolk, and the top of the church tower has views of the surrounding countryside for several miles.

 

Sparham Pools lies in the Upper Wensum Valley and is leased to the Norfolk Wildlife Trust, The site of former gravel workings that have been flooded to form deep and shallow pools with islands. The result is a very attractive and interesting site with a number of vantage points providing the opportunity to observe the pools and their rich and varied habitats.

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The Parish Council

 

The Parish Council is made up of five members who all live in Sparham and represent the village on various matters.  

 

We are effectively the third tier of local government, the other two being Norfolk County Council and Breckland District Council.

The Parish Council usually meet four times a year, at 7.30 pm in the Old School Room on the second Tuesday of January, March, May & September.

 

Members of the public are very welcome to attend and are able to speak during the open forum, which is part of every meeting.

 

The Council are always keen to hear from anyone with ideas on how to improve local facilities. 

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