Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, the Parish Council are following Government guidelines, and will therefore be holding all meetings virtually via Zoom. This will continue until restrictions are eased. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday 19th January 2021. If you would like to attend this meeting, please contact the Clerk on c.sparishclerk@gmail.com.

Online copies of the Church & Village Newsletter can be found here


If you are worried and need medical help
Do not go to the GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital
NHS 111 has an online service that can tell you if you need medical help.

The following websites can offer advice:

In the Village:
be a good neighbour, be aware of anyone who is self-isolating, on their own or unable to get out.
Ask friends, family members or delivery services to drop off food and other essential supplies
If you are able to help, please joing the Facebook group ‘Saxthorpe and Corpusty CV Support’

As receipts and payments  in 2019-20 were both under £25,000, the Parish Council has declared itself exempt from external audit. The audit documents, including the internal audit, certificate of exemption and notice of electors rights can be found on the finance page. 


Welcome to the Official Corpusty & Saxthorpe Parish Council Website

Corpusty and Saxthorpe are situated either side of the river Bure which rises at Melton Constable Park and flows on to Yarmouth. These twin villages are sixteen miles from Norwich and six miles from Aylsham, Holt and Reepham

There have obviously been settlements here from very early times as finds of flint, axes and bronze axe heads show. In Roman times, on a ridge of sand and shingle to the south west of Corpusty, iron was moulded and many pieces of iron slag have been found here.

The name Corpusty comes from the Old Norse and means ‘Corp’s stig’ that is the path of Corp (a personal name derived from Korpr, raven) Saxi was a common Danish name and Thirpe means farm, so ‘Saxi’s Farm was probably an outlying hamlet of Corpusty. Both communities have been sister villages since before the Norman Conquest.