Brettenham and Kilverstone Parish Council represents the villages of Brettenham, Kilverstone and Rushford, the residents at Arlington Way and surrounding communities. It is a largely rural area bordering Thetford to the west and the County of Suffolk to the south. It lies in the constituency of South West Norfolk, Guiltcross Division of Norfolk County Council and is part of the Forest Ward of Breckland District Council.

Thetford Governance Review

Please follow below links on the latest Thetford Governance Review.

Full details of how the community can engage in the process including details of how to respond to the consultation can be found on the Breckland council website at the following link https://www.breckland.gov.uk/CGR-review-2018

As a reminder the closing date for submissions is 16 March 2018 for the Thetford and Gt Ellingham reviews and 16 February 2018 for the Carbrooke review.

Proposed boundary changes for Thetford Carbrooke and Great Ellingham

Brettenham and Kilverstone Parish Council letter re Community Governance Review

Signed B&K PC letter in response 7 Feb 18

 Parish Council Mascots

Exmoor ponies from Knettishall Heath, Brettenham” (on the left) and “Kilverstone” (on the right), adopted by the Parish Council.


Forest Ward 2015

Following the Electoral Review of Breckland District Council, Brettenham and Kilverstone Parish Council will be a part of  the Forest Ward, which will have 2 District Councillors.

The map below shows the new ward with its constituent parishes.  It also shows the area for the Neighbourhood Plan being developed jointly with Croxton Parish Council.  The map also shows the Sustainable Urban Extension (SUE) on which it is planned to build 5,000 new homes.

Forest Ward (2)

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