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Walsingham Parish Council
- Clerk: Joanna Otte, Little Manor, Thursford Rd, Little Snoring, Fakenham NR21 0JN
- Telephone: 01328 822366
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lee Acton, Bernie Beckham, Gordon Brooks, Elaine Carter, Brian Landale (Chairman), Scilla Landale, Elizabeth Meath Baker, Nigel Morter, Kerry Richardson, David Simmons, James Woodhouse (Vice-Chairman)
Parish Council Information
- To view the Register of Members Interest follow the links to North Norfolk District Council website: Great Walsingham and Little Walsingham
- Policies and Guidance
- MEETING DATES and AGENDA for 2019
- Minutes of Walsingham Parish Council meetings
- Walsingham Parish Council Accounts
- Walsingham Parish Council Bulletin March 2015
- Walsingham Parish Council Bulletin Aug 2015
What your Parish Council does…
Walsingham Parish Council meets approximately every six weeks on Wednesday evenings at 7.15 for 7.30pm in the Village Hall on Wells Road. Members of the public are welcome to attend. There is fifteen minutes, before the meeting officially begins, in which Parishioners may raise matters of concern. The Police, District and County Councillors also attend meetings to report on their work.
Facilities provided by Walsingham Parish Council
- Street lighting
- Grit bins
- Bus shelter
- Public seats
- Walsingham Parish Council also pays to have some of the verges cut in Great and Little Walsingham, for the grounds maintenance and hedge cutting on the Recreation Ground, and for cutting the grass at the War Memorial.
- Walsingham Recreation Trust (Village Hall, Recreation Ground and Playing Field) is managed by the Parish Council. Volunteers are welcome to help on projects, organise events…. Please contact the Clerk: email@example.com
The Parish Council maintains close and regular contact with other authorities, e.g. the District and County Councils, to promote the best interests of the community of Walsingham.
- It considers planning applications and advises the District Council of its decisions to support or object.
- It notifies the relevant authority of potholes, damaged road signs, and other items that are in the village but the responsibility of the District or County Councils.
- It makes donations to causes that are of benefit to parishioners.
Please come to Parish Council meetings. There is always time for parishioners to put forward their views and ask questions.
Dates, agenda and other information is posted here on the village website and also on on the notice boards in Great Walsingham and on the High Street in Little Walsingham.
Contact the Clerk: Joanna Otte email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01328 822366.
What is a Parish Council?
A Parish Council…
- is the local authority closest to the people
- has a duty to serve all the disparate interests of the community it represents and to make decisions for the best results
- is responsible for the services it provides and the decisions it takes
- establishes policies for action
- consists of eleven parish councillors, one of whom is elected annually as the chairman
- has the power to raise and spend money on behalf of the community
- is responsible for spending public money lawfully and without risk, and for achieving the best value for money.