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Great Snoring

Views around Great Snoring

Village Sign, Great Snoring

click here for views of Great Snoring in the Snow

Many of the images are supplied by Peter Robins.

St Mary's Church, Great Snoring
The Manor House, Great Snoring

Great Snoring Parish Council


Contact details

Clerk: Mrs Joanna Otte


Little Manor, Thursford Rd, Little Snoring, Fakenham NR21 0JN

Telephone: 01328 822366


Parish Councillors:

• Jan Lockhart 821329 • Sue Pannell (Chairman) 820227 • Geoff Peabody 820575 • David Perowne 820351 • Hazel Seekings (Vice-Chair) 820785 • Jonathan Taylor 820620 • Vanessa Thompson 821187 •

Please follow this link Register of Members' Interests to view the forms on North Norfolk District Council website.

Parish Council Monitors

Pest Control: David Perowne

Allotments: Jon Taylor, David Perowne

Structures (seats, notice board, village sign, kiosk): Vanessa Thompson

Environment (Gurney’s Ground, knolls, hedgerows, footpaths, dog bins): Jan Lockhart and Hazel Seekings

Planning: Sue Pannell, Hazel Seekings, Vanessa Thompson

Parish Clock: Jon Taylor

IT Champion: Geoff Peabody

Newsletter Editor: Sue Pannell

Internal Account checker: Hazel Seekings

Internal Auditor: Stafford Snell

Bank signatories: Suzanne Pannell, David Perowne, Hazel Seekings

other roles

Chairman: Suzanne Pannell

Vice-Chairman: Hazel Seekings

Internal Auditor: Stafford Snell

External Auditors: Mazars


Great Snoring Parish Council meets on the 2nd Thursday of alternate months at 7.00 pm in the Social Club. Members of the public are welcome to attend. There is a regular slot in the Agenda to allow Parishioners to raise matters of concern. This is also a time when the District and County Councillors report on their work.

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 Great Snoring. • 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 managed by the District or County Councils. • It makes donations to causes that are of benefit to parishioners.

Please do come to Parish Council meetings. There is always a place in the agenda for parishioners to put forward their views and ask questions. For dates, agenda and other information please see notices on the notice board opposite the Church on The Street or contact the Clerk. E-mail:  

Facilities provided by the Parish Council

• Gurney’s Ground – grassed open space with goal post and net • garden allotments • dog bins • seats by bus stop and on the lower knoll

The Knoll, Great Snoring


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 the chair and parish councillors (seven members) • 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

Agenda Great Snoring Parish Council

The next meeting of the Parish Council will be on Thursday 12 January 2017 at 7pm in the Social Club.

Great Snoring Parish Council meets on the second Thursday of alternate months unless otherwise agreed.

Members of the public and press are very welcome to attend


Minutes May 2016 to 2017 Great Snoring

Minutes May 2015 to 2016 Great Snoring

Minutes May 2014 to 2015 Great Snoring

Minutes May 2013 to 2014 Great Snoring

Minutes May 2012 to 2013 Great Snoring

Minutes May 2011 to 2012 Great Snoring

Minutes May 2010 to 2011 Great Snoring

Minutes May 2009 to 2010 Great Snoring

Great Snoring Parish Council Annual Reports

Accounts and Annual Returns for Great Snoring Parish Council

Accounts year ending March 2016 Great Snoring Parish Council

Record of income for year April 2015 - March 2016 Great Snoring Parish Council

Record of expenditure for year April 2015 - March 2016 Great Snoring Parish Council

Explanation of variances between 2014/15 and 2015/16 Great Snoring Parish Council

Annual Return for year April 2015 - March 2016 Great Snoring

Notice of Electors' Rights - June 2016 Great Snoring

Notice of Electors' Rights - September 2016 Great Snoring

Stile and flint wall, Great Snoring
The Street with autumn leaves, Great Snoring

Great Snoring Social Club

follow the link to the website for more information Great Snoring Social Club

Great Snoring Village Website

Follow the link for more information, history and photographs.

Great and Little Snoring WI

Since January 2012 meetings are held in Kettlestone Village Hall on the second Thursday of each month at 7.30 pm.

New members are always welcome. For more information contact the Secretary, Sally Chapman 01328 855385.

We enjoy meeting at local hostleries throughout the region for the odd glass of wine and to catch up on gossip, as well as walking and theatre groups.


click here NNAS events for information about events organised by North Norfolk Astronomy Society (usually in Binham Village Hall).

Recycling facilities

are available in the neighbouring village of Little Snoring

Banks for bottles, clothes, cans and paper are located in the car park on the Playing Field, Stevens Road (off Kettlestone Road), Little Snoring, NR21 0GZ.

Mobile Phone Coverage

click on the title for more information

Broadband Reception and Speed

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Useful contact details

District Councillor

Tom FitzPatrick (Cons)

Southwell House, Egmere Road, Walsingham, NR22 6BT

Mobile: 07803 166293


County Councillor

Dr Marie Strong (Lib Dem)

Saltings, East Quay, Wells-next-the-Sea, NR23 1LE

Telephone: 07920 286597


Member of Parliament

Keith Simpson (Conservative)

The Old Smithy, Church Farm, Attlebridge, Norfolk, NR9 5ST

Telephone: 01603 865763


North Norfolk District Council

Council Offices, Holt Road, Cromer, NR27 9EN

tel: 01263 513811

• Planning • Benefits • Environmental Health • Fly-tipping • Refuse Collection • Recycling • Noise Complaints • Dog Control, Fouling, Stray Dogs • Blocked Drains on streets • Community Safety •

Fakenham Connect Office

Fakenham Connect (NNDC Area Office) Tel: 01328 850100

Fax: 01328 850127


Victory Housing Trust

tel: 0800 371 860 or 0330 123 1860

Broadland Housing Association

tel: 0303 303 0003

Police Non Emergency

tel: 101

Norfolk County Council

County Hall, Martineau Lane, Norwich, NR1 2DH

tel: 0344 8008020

Library (Fakenham)

tel: 01328 862715

Library renewals

tel: 0344 8008006

Mobile Library

For all enquiries about this route please call 01362 693184

Please click Mobile Library times and stopping places in Great Snoring for more information

Adult Education

tel: 0344 8008002

Tel: 01692 403752

Public Transport Enquiries

tel: 0871 200 22 33 (there is a charge of 12 pence per minute from landlines and mobiles; your phone company may add its own access charge but it will tell you about this)

Age Concern Bus

tel: 01328 856981

Citizens Advice Bureau

Fakenham tel: 01328 856040

Citizens Advice Norfolk has an Openreach Service every second Wednesday between 10 am and 1 pm for drop-in appointments at the Quaker Meeting House, 43 Church Street, Wells-next-the-Sea, NR23 1HZ. The service is available on 2, 16 and 30 March, 13 and 27 April, 11 and 25 May, 8 and 22 June 2016.

Learning for Everyone

Information, Advice and Guidance particularly for those facing redundancy and umemployment.

Diane Woodhouse

The Old Rectory, 21 Oak Street, Fakenham, NR21 9DX

tel: 07500 105585


Voluntary Norfolk

supporting volunteers and volunteering in North Norfolk

Voluntary Norfolk, Council Offices, Holt Road, Cromer, NR27 9EN

Contact for Fakenham area:

Ros Attridge

tel: 01328 851765


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