Councillor Caroline Topping

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Councillor Caroline Topping
09 May 2023
First Elected
02 May 2019
Green Party
Beccles and Worlingham
7 Rigbourne Hill
NR34 9JG
Work Telephone No:
07825 421117

Barnby, Beccles (Centre, Common, Darby,

Rigbourne), North Cove, Worlingham

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Election History

Thu 2 May 2019 Mon 8 May 2023 End of term - re-elected
Tue 9 May 2023  

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Green PartyThu 2 May 2019

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Beccles and WorlinghamThu 2 May 2019

Personal Register of Interests

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14th August 2023 £500 Worlingham Parish Council

Funding to hire mobile skatepark and climbing frame for an event in August.


22nd September 2023 £410 Waveney Enterprises Craft Workshop

Funding to install a plumed-in water bar.


1st November 2023 £500 Beccles Salvation Army

to install a permanent shower room at the Beccles Salvation Army Hall, which will mean that those who are homeless and those who are vulnerable will be able to come and use these facilities free of charge 


5th February 2024 £600 St Luke's Church

Funding for mini bus repair costs.


5th February 2024 £300 Beccles Primary Academy

Funding for laundry support for families


8th February 2024 £150  Beccles Salvation Army Church and Community Centre

to purchase and install new instant water heater


9th February 2024 £300  St Luke's Church

Funding towards starting a new youth group for school years 9+ .









11th May 2022 £457.50 Beccles Town Council

Funding towards the play park opening event


21st June 2022  £400 Beccles Parish

To provide nutritious packed lunches for approximately  100 local children and  adults on each during the schools summer break


7th July 2022 £750 Beccles Library Community Trust

Funding for resource and delivery towards Summer Reading challenge.


12th July 2022 £1,005.60 Beccles Community Hub - on behalf of the two cafes

To provide funds for free hot meals for households in Beccles. Two cafes will be participating (Town House Café and Beccles Morrisons Café) 


3rd November 2022 £300 Spotlight Musical Theatre Group

Funding for trip to theatre.


21st November 2022 £600 Beccles under 13’s rugby club

 Funding for coats for the team


12th December 2022 £500 Barnby and North Cove Social Group

Funding for social club costs.


- £1,000 Cost of Living

Cost of Living contribution.


15th January 2023 £1,486.90 North Cove & Barnby Playing Field Association

Funding for new outdoor play equipment etc


29th October 2022 £1,000 Wishlist Bikers Charity

Funding for a new bike.







10th June 2021 £166 Churches Conservation Trust

Funding towards repairs to Elough Church.


17th June 2021 £700 Beccles Golf Club

Funding towards a defibrillator.


24th August 2021 £200 Beccles Town Council

Funding for free Summer activities.


5th October 2021 £1,000 The Albert Pye Primary School

Funding towards an all weather track.


1st November 2021  £1,000 Beccles Men's Shed

Funding is towards the construction of a disabled toilet.


2nd February 2022 £300 Women Like Me

Funding towards a project to be held on international women's day.


3rd February 2022 £700 Beccles Wildlife Group

 Provision of automated external defibrillator (AED) for Beccles Wildlife Group conservation volunteers working at North Cove Nature Reserve


4th February 2022 £500 Beccles Town Radio

Funding for equipment


11th February 2022 £500 Worlingham Parish Council

 Funding towards Jubilee events.


21st February 2022 £1,000 Worlingham Parish Council

Funding for a defibrillator


23rd February 2022 £1,000 Beccles Food & Drink Festival

Funding towards the costs to run the food festival


25th February 2022 £434 Beccles Fenland Charity Trust  Beccles Quay Play Area upgrade including surrounding facilities







13th August 2020

£2,187.44 St Luke's Church Centre

To purchase new tables and chairs for the community groups at the centre.


15th October 2020

£176.52 Barnby Parish Council

To purchase a new mixed waste bin.


10th November 2020 £300 Worlingham Parish Council

Funding for litter pick equipment.


 30th November 2020 £300 North Cove Parish Council

Funding for litter pick equipment


16th December 2020 £836.67 Learning in Nature CIC

Funding is for the group to run a nature-based, learner-led outdoor community development programme for young people aged 10+ years.


8th February 2021 £2,112 Norwich City Community Sports Foundation

Funding to deliver some of the Norwich model (called Extra Time which is aimed at people 55+ to engage in a weekly sports programme and a weekly social programme) into Beccles


10th February 2021 £587.37 Beccles Library Community Trust

Funding to create a modern and engaging area for the children of Beccles and their families to connect with books, educational resources and other young readers in a children’s library that supports and inspires all, regardless of their learning style and needs. 










17th December 2019

£500 Beccles Camera Club

To purchase new equipment for the club.


23rd December 2019


Beccles Football Club

To purchase football boots for them to be hired out at the club.


4th February 2020

£3,333 Beccles Lido

To help funding towards Beccles Lido resurfacing.


6th March 2020


Beccles Twinning Association

To repair notice boards, purchase of boules equipment and help with event costs.


10th March 2020

£250 RAFA Beccles

Funding towards new equipment.


16th March 2020


Beccles Fenland Charity Trust

Funding to convert an area into a community orchard.


19th March 2020


Waveney Centre Funding to help the community due to covid-19.

Member Attendance

Attendance Summary

Expected attendances22 
Present as expected2195%
Apologies received1100% of absences
In attendance (as a visitor)2 

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