The next Ordinary Meeting of Wereham Parish Council will take place on Monday 8th January 2024 at 6.30 pm in the Wereham Village Hall, Church Road, Wereham (Small Community Room). The agendas will be published on this website at least three clear days before the meeting date (excluding Sundays and Bank Holidays) (and unless more time is required as per regulation). Please continue to review this website for up to date information.
Dog Fouling in Wereham
Dog owners in Wereham please ensure that you collect your dogs waste when walking anywhere in the village residential or fields. Please if anyone sees someone not picking up waste to report to the Borough Council even with photographic evidence if possible and they will investigate. Any offence from a person found guilty could b fined up to £1000.
LETS KEEP OUR VILLAGE CLEAN AND PROTECT OUR CHILDREN!
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Welcome to the official website for Wereham Parish Council.
Wereham is a quiet rural west Norfolk situated 5.5 miles south east of Downham Market. The village has around 331 homes and an electorate of 548 (2021). The village boasts many historical buildings and a pretty village pond looked over by St Margaret’s Church which dates from the 13th Century. Wereham Village Hall is a key community hub and is currently the focus of a major Lottery Funding bid by Wereham Village Hall Management Committee for full replacement. The local pub the George and Dragon offers a friendly space to relax.
Wereham Parish Council is made up of 7 Councillors who all live, have business or land in the Parish of Wereham and volunteer their time to serve their local community. The Parish Council is the third tier of government under the Borough Council of Kings Lynn and West Norfolk and Norfolk County Council. The Council meets every other month to discuss and make decisions on items such as (meetings are open to the public and there is a section for the public to speak to the Council at 7 pm at each meeting):
- The upkeep of the village pon.
- Management of the Cemetery, the Row
- St Margaret’s Church – Closed Churchyard (Health and Safety Only as a Public Open Space) (Memorials, Wall, Grass and Trees)
- Management and maintenance of the Play Area and Playing Field.
- Street lighting maintenance (not Crown Gardens – NCC)
- Tree maintenance on Parish Council owned or responsible land (cemetery, churchyard and playing field)
- Dog Waste bins – BCKLWN are paid to empty every other week on a Wednesday.
We also make comments on all Planning Applications although the decision on these remains with the Borough or County Council.
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If you wish to find out more about Wereham Village Hall take a look at www.werehamvillagehall.co.uk . The Wereham Village Hall Charity Manage the village hall.