Hall Secretary Mrs Joy Baldry
Tel. 01493 369375
Filby Village Hall, Filby Playing Field, Main Road, Filby, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29 3HN
Chairman Mr Adrian Thompson
Tel. 01493 369250
As the Playing Field Committee awaits authorisation to re-open, from the Legal Department of GYBC, after relaxation of Covid-19 regulations, it has conducted a review of potential ways and means of operation under present restrictions. This has meant a revision of the Hire Agreement, which must be agreed to and signed by all potential hirers, either regular or irregular. This may be downloaded here.
Planning Applications can be seen on the Parish Council Website. http://www.filbyparishcouncil.org.uk/business/4593598899
All activities, regular and irregular, in both the Club Room and the Village Hall, are suspended until further notice.
Children's Play Area
Closed until further notice.
Filby Bells Restoration
On 18th Feb. Filby Bells Resoration was registered with the Charity Commission as a C.I.O., Registered Charity Number 1188037. Website. This is an ambitious project which we hope will inspire support. The vision of the Committee of Trustees is to restore the Church’s bells to full working condition in 2020. This will be achieved at an approximate cost of £120,000, this sum to be obtained by local fundraising supported by applications to appropriate grant bodies. Donations may be made to A/C Filby Bells Restoration, Sort code: 20-17-20, Account number: 00929441. Donations can, also, be made on-line at JustGiving.
Filby's Neighbourhood Plan
The Plan is at the draught pre submission stage. Public consultation will start on 23 March for six weeks, before being formally adopted. It is hoped to submit the final plan to the Borough Council shortly, therefafter. It will be published on this website and on the Parish Council website.The borough has published its Final Draft Local Plan Part 2. The Plan can be downloaded here together with the Filby Map. Filby's only mention is on Page 19 - no development! The full documentation can be downloaded at https://www.great-yarmouth.gov.uk/planning-consultations. The exhibition of hard copy documents at Caister Library has been cancelled.
Filby in Bloom
The In-Bloom competitions (Anglia and Britain) have been cancelled, this year. Planting, however, continues. If you would like to be involved, contact Adrian Thompson 01493 369250.
Filby Lands and Conservation Trust
The proposed Filby Lands and Conservation Trust has purchased a plot of land in the Village, next to the Church, to plant up as a Community Woodland. It would welcome the involvement of the whole community in this project. If you would like to assist in any way, either in terms of financial support, expertise or practical work, then please contact Ken Saul on 01493 369021 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Donations may be made payable to…
Bank - Santander Business Account
Sort Code - 09-01-29
Account number - 50535435
…or via JustGiving at...
Cash donations may be left at Filby Post Office.