Welcome to the website of Hingham Town Council
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.
Firefighters at Hingham Fire Station
Do you live or work within five minutes of Hingham Fire Station?
Are you over 18 years of age?
Hingham Fire Station is looking for ordinary people to do an extraordinary job by delivering fire and
rescue services to the local community. Retained firefighting can be for anyone, it could be the idea
job for a parent who needs flexible working hours, someone with spare time or someone in full time
The role of a fire fighter is a rewarding and satisfying one, full training will be provided and the skills
gained can be transferred to your daily life. You will receive an annual retaining fee for being “on call”
and you will also be paid for attending incidents, drill nights and training courses.
If you up for the challenge and the extra income that comes with it please phone 0300 123 1669 or
visit www.norfolkfireservice.gov.uk. Alternatively, please call in at Hingham fire station on a Thursday
night between 18.30 and 21.30
THE NEXT MEETING OF HINGHAM TOWN COUNCIL WILL HELD ON
TUESDAY 2nd February 2016 at 7.30pm IN THE LINCOLN HALL
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 AS ITS TOWN
CLERK/RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER
This position includes responsibilty for 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:-
An outreach service is available in the committee room at the back of the Lincoln Hall
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.
COMMUNITY SPEED WATCH
If you are interested in being actively involved in making our roads safer Hingham
Community Speed Watch needs you. You will be offered training and will then help monitor
speeds with speed detection equipment.
Community Speed Watch is not speed enforcement but it helps monitor and reduce
speeding traffic. Information is recorded and passed to the police, which results in a warning
letter being sent to the registered keeper of the speeding vehicle.
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer please contact the Clerk on 01953 483891 or email