Welcome to the website of Hingham Town Council - which aims to provide information about Hingham of interest
to both residents and visitors.
Hingham is a small town with a population of around 2000, and is situated on the B1108 Norwich to Watton road. It is
more or less equidistant from the larger towns of Attleborough, Dereham, Watton and Wymondham, and situated in the
centre of Norfolk, some fifteen miles from Norwich, is an ideal base for exploring the county.
A vibrant community, Hingham has a large number of shops and businesses for a town of its size. It has a good primary
school and play group, a number of churches, many thriving community groups and successful sports' clubs. Information
on the Library, the Sports' Centre, and Clubs and Societies may be found on the Community & Services pages.
This site also aims to provide all the information that may be required on Council activities, and details the services made
available by the Council. The Council holds monthly meetings which residents are very welcome to attend, the Town
Council page gives further details and related documents may be found in the Minutes and Agenda sections.
THE FOLLOWING WERE ELECTED TO HINGHAM TOWN COUNCIL ON 7th MAY 2015
BENDLE, Roger James
CHAN, Katherine Veronica
DORE, Patricia Margaret
ELDRIDGE, Peter Alan
FLAXMAN, Barry Leonard
LYS, Alison Fiona Ann
MALTBY, Gabriele Margarete
RILEY, Sara Ann
SHINGFIELD, Graham Ernest
STICKLAND, Richard Gyngell
THOMAS, Daisy Louise
THE NEXT MEETING OF HINGHAM TOWN COUNCIL WILL HELD ON TUESDAY 2nd June 2015, 7.30pm IN THE LINCOLN HALL.
Plans will be available to be viewed from 7.15pm.
Residents are very welcome to attend and will be given the opportunity to speak at the beginning and at the end of
HINGHAM TOWN COUNCIL IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT ALISON DOE HAS BEEN APPOINTED ACTING TOWN
CLERK AS FROM 18th APRIL 2015.
As well as taking on the role of Acting Clerk, Alison will continue in her role as the Town Council's Cemetery Officer
with responsibilty for the administration and maintenance of the records of Hingham Cemetery.
Alison's Contact details are:
Hingham Town Council,
11 Rectory Road,
Rockland All Saints,
Attleborough, Norfolk NR17 1XA
T: 01953 483891
or for Cemetery related queries only:-
MARKET IN THE MARKET PLACE
It has been decided to cancel the MARKET in the MARKET PLACE planned for SATURDAY 13th JUNE 2015 but it is hoped that this event will return in 2016.
A Postmaster has been been appointed to run an outreach service from the committee room at the rear of the Lincoln
The office will be open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9.30am - 12.30pm.
Please use this service, postmasters are paid only for the business they do so if there are not enough customers
Hingham may find itself without this vital service once again.
Hingham Town Burial Ground
Proposal to deconsecrate 18 plots
Care of Churches and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1991
Application is being made to the Bishop of Norwich to remove the effects of consecration from 18 plots at Hingham Town Burial Ground.
Any person wishing to make representations about this application should do so in writing by a date not later than 21 days from the publication of this notice to the
Registrar of the Diocese of Norwich, Birketts LLP, Kingfisher House, 1 Gilders Way, Norwich, NR31UB.