Bawdeswell Parish Council

Parish Council for the village of Bawdeswell, which lies about half-way between Norwich and Fakenham.

Bawdeswell is in the Upper Wensum ward of Breckland District, in the Elmham and Mattishall division of the County of Norfolk and in the Mid Norfolk parliamentary constituency.

You can find useful links and details of events in Bawdeswell and surrounding parishes further down this page.





There is one vacancy on Bawdeswell Parish Council and this position will be filled by co-option at the meeting of the Council to be held on Thursday 5th July 2018 at 7.30pm in the Village Hall.

Should more than one application be received for the vacancy, councillors will decide the appointment by a vote, or series of votes, in order to obtain a majority decision.

To be considered for co-option, applicants must meet at least one of the

following criteria:

  1. Be registered as a Local Government Elector for the Parish on the current Electoral Register.
  2. Has during the whole of the previous 12months occupied as tenant or owner any land or other premises in the Parish.
  3. Has had his/her principal or only place of work in the previous 12 months in the Parish of Bawdeswell.
  4. Has resided either in the Parish or within 3 miles thereof during the previous 12 months.

Anyone wishing to be considered for co-option should contact the Clerk to the Council, in writing to the address shown below or by e-mail by midday on 28th June 2018.

Mrs Jo Boxall,Parish Clerk3

31st May 2018.



Next Meeting of the Parish Council

Bawdeswell Parish Council Meeting

The next Bawdeswell Parish Council meeting will be held on Thursday 6th December 2018 starting at 7.30pm in the Village Hall. There will not be any meeting in January. The first  meeting in the New Year will be held on the 7th February 2019.

Members of the public are welcome to attend.