Please see below the notice that appeared in the latest edition of the monthly West Dereham Village Magazine. Each month the Parish Council places a notice in this magazine, which is delivered free to all residents. Our notice provides parishioners with information on the next Parish Council meeting and other items of information that the Parish Council feel will be useful to people living in our community.
Please see below for links to previous notices. If you wish to see copies of notices prior to this then please contact the Clerk on the details at the right hand side of the page.
West Dereham Parish Council
Next Parish Council Meeting
Ordinary Meeting of the Parish Council
Thursday 1st February 2018 in the Village Hall
7.00 pm – free tea, coffee, biscuits and meet your Councillors
7.30 pm – Parish Council meeting
Parish Clerk: Peter King, Kingscroft, Basil Road, West Dereham, PE33 9RP
Tel: 01366 502110. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dates of Parish Council Meetings
The following Parish Council meeting will be held on Thursday 1st March 2018
Meetings are held on the first Thursday of every month (No meeting is held in January and dates may be subject to change if an election is called).
Broadband and Mobile Phone Connectivity in South West Norfolk
Meeting on Friday 23rd February
West Dereham Parish Councillors have been invited to attend a meeting on Friday 23rd February to put questions to the Secretary of State for Culture, Matt Hancock MP regarding Broadband and Mobile Phone Connectivity in the South West part of Norfolk.
The meeting will be hosted by local MP, Liz Truss.
It is an opportunity to raise local questions and concerns.
If you have something that you would like your local Parish Councillors to raise on the subject, please send your questions and comments to the Parish Clerk at
email@example.com or tel: 01366 502110.
Please Be Vigilant
The Parish Council have received information regarding a few break-ins, dog-nappings and burglaries in the surrounding area, together with somebody attempting to sell allegedly undelivered items from a white van parked in the village to a Parishioner. As the Christmas season approaches please continue to be vigilant and report any concerns to the Police.
National Trading Standards Scam Team
Please see the article in the Village Magazine regarding unwanted phone calls. It is noted that this article may be of particular interest to those who are living with dementia. We are looking into whether we might be able to arrange for a member of the Scam Team to speak at a future Parish Council meeting.
Useful Contact Numbers
West Dereham Parish Council continues to monitor and receive comments and complaints regarding local recent smells and the infestation of flies affecting Parishioners’ homes over the past couple of weeks. Here are some useful contact details for enquiries and complaints.
It’s been noted that an agricultural nursery owned by British Sugar at the Wissington sugar beet site growing medicinal plants has been identified as the source of strong smells and now investigations are taking place.
Wissington Site – 01366 377364
British Sugar Head Office (Peterborough) – 01733 563171 Communications@britishsugar.com
British Sugar – Media Enquiries – 01733 422945 Press@britishsugar.com
Many parishioners have reported fly infestations in their homes affecting many living across the whole village. Environmental Agency staff have carried out inspections of the local waste management site, allegedly the source of the problem and continue to screen the situation.
Please note that the Environment Agency Contact Details are as follows:
Environment Agency – 24 hour/7 day Hotline 0800 807060
Environment Agency – Case Manager (office hours) – 03708 506506, then option 1
If you report the problem to the Environmental Agency, please also advise the Parish Clerk that you have done so by email.
To view previous parish notices please contact the Parish Clerk via email or telephone.