West Acre Parish Council

Welcome to our website.

Here you will find information about the village, news about local events and links to local attractions. We hope that you find what you want. If not, please contact one of the Parish Councillors listed in the contact page.

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West Acre Friends Group

The next meeting of this group will be held on Wednesday 7th February 2018. If you would like to meet others for a chat, or to play games, come and join them in the village hall at 2pm (finish at 4pm). Refreshments provided. Cost £1 per session.

For more details contact Louisa on 01760 755082.


Over 60s Christmas Lunch

On Sunday 17th December West Acre's over 60s held their annual Christmas lunch in the village hall. Expertly organised by Sheila Clarke and Terry Howlett, and ably assisted by Kelly, Kev, Emma and Fraser, the group enjoyed a wonderful festive treat and raffle.


West Acre News - October 2017 issue

The latest edition of the Parish newsletter is available to view. Clicking on one of the pages below will open a larger version in a new window.

If you would like to contribute please contact Ralph via email at westacreparish@gmail.com


Services at All Saints Church, West Acre

There are no services for February at West Acre.

Morning Prayer is held at West Acre every Saturday at 8.00am. Everyone welcome.


Bates Family Brewing present plans for Abbey Barn brewery

Husband and wife team Bates and Miranda presented their ideas to a well-attended meeting in the village hall before the Parish Council meeting on Monday 30 October (pictured below). They have received Listed Building Consent and Planning approval to turn the listed Abbey barn into a brewery, subject to satisfactorily meeting several conditions covering such things as noise, lighting, highways and odour. Having explained how they plan to meet the conditions they took questions from the audience.

Parish Council Chair, Eoghan Shiels, thanked Miranda and Bates for their time and expressed the hope that the Parish Council and Duration Brewing would continue to enjoy a beneficial relationship during the planning process.


West Acre Christmas Market


This year's Christmas Market was held on a grey and grizzly Sunday afternoon, 3 December. 

There was a good variety of stalls including pottery, wood, jewellery, textiles and garden pots. There was a steady flow of visitors during the afternoon.

The market made almost £500 for the flowers and plants fund which should ensure a good summer display around the village. Many thanks to all the people who contributed cakes, tombola prizes and supported the event.

Your support is much appreciated.


Festive fun and frights

On Saturday 28 October a large crowd gathered to celebrate West Acre's annual Halloween and Bonfire night. A record amount of children and adults entered the Halloween fancy dress competitions. Although they were scarily impressive everyone enjoyed this great family evening,

thanks to the impressive firework

display and the efforts of everyone

who provided the entertainments.

A big thank you to all the volunteers,

to everyone who donated a prize

for the raffle, but particularly

to Kelly for organising the


Thanks also to Antonia Fraser and

Fiona Bolingbroke-Kent for

taking the photographs.

The event raised over £1800

for the Village Hall Fund.

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West Acre Parish Council

Here you will find Minutes of Parish Council meetings from the last twelve months, plus other documents which the Council has to publicise to comply with the Transparency Code.

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Annual Return 2017

Budget 2017-2018

Minutes of the Parish Council AGM 201722nd May 2017

Minutes of the Annual Parish Meeting22nd May 2017

Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting8th January 2018

Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting30th October 2017

Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting  7th August 2017

Minutes of the Parish Council Meeting6th April 2017


First phase of bulb planting completed

A group of volunteer dibbers gathered on a lovely frosty morning on Sunday 26 November to plant a variety of Spring flowering bulbs at three sites in West Acre. Many thanks to those who took part.

Additional planting is planned to take place when further funds become available. See future issues of the West Acre News for details.

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