Useful Links & Telephone Numbers

 

GENERAL


   Litcham Parish Council, Parish Clerk - Bryan Leigh Tel : 01362 861 112  : e-mail : bryan.leigh@btinternet.com


   Dawn Meadow, Fakenham Road, East Bilney, Dereham, NR20 4HT


   Homewatch : please see Homewatch co-ordinator page for your local co-ordinator


   Police Non-Emergency Number 101  (Remember don't dial 999 unless it's a real Emergency.)


   Citizens Advice Bureau (Dereham)  01362 697 776


   Local Weather (Met Office)


LOCAL GOVERNMENT - DISTRICT & TOWN COUNCILS

   NORFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL - 0344 800 8020


   Breckland Council (Gen Enq.)  01362 696 870


   Rural Services Network (profile and useful information for Breckland Council)

   Mobile LIbrary enquiries (Route CEN1411)   01603 222 267 Download Timetable

   Dereham - 01362 693821


   Fakenham - 01328 853653


   Swaffam - 01760 722922


   Kings Lynn & West Norfolk Borough Council - 01553 616200


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TRANSPORT


   Buses

  East Anglia Traveline - route planner & timetables for local bus services - 0871 200 22 33


   DIAL-A-BUS West Norfolk Community Transport provides pre-booked minibus ‘dial-a-ride’ services on Thursdays between Litcham and Fakenham.

   Leaving Litcham at 10:30 and returning from Fakenham after 1:30pm. Call the Dial-A-Bus Office on 01553 770310 Mon-Fri 9am–5pm for more information

   TESCO's run a FREE Bus to their Dereham store on Wednesdays. at 09.50am from the 'Litcham Bus Shelter'


   It arrives at the Dereham store at 10.45am and departs for the return trip at 12.15pm


   Bus Operator: DEREHAM COACHES Tel : 01362 692202


   FLEXIBUS - Travel to Swaffham and beyond from Beeston, Bittering, East Lexham, Great Dunham, Great Fransham, Helhoughton, Litcham,

   Little Dunham, Longham, Mileham, the Raynhams, Rougham, South Acre, Sporle, Tittleshall, the Weasenhams, West Acre, West Lexham,

   Whissonsett.

  This service is operated by Service Operated by West Norfolk Community Transport, for more information and to book tel. 0300 123 1145

or visit www.norfolk.gov.uk/flexibus


   CARTERS COACHES


   Tuesdays to Dereham:- From Jubilee Hall 9.20am returns from Dereham at 11.45am

   Wednesdays to Norwich:- From the yard 8.50am returns from Norwich 2pm

   Fridays to Dereham:- From Jubilee Hall 10am returns from Dereham at 1.30pm

   PEELINGS COACHES

   To Kings Lynn - Tuesdays and Fridays.

   dep: Tittleshall 9.10am -   Mileham 9.20 am  - Litcham Bull 9.25am  arr: King’s Lynn Bus Station 10.15am

   dep: King’s Lynn Bus station Bay 8  1.30pm.  arr: Litcham Bull 2.20p.m. - Mileham 2.25pm - Tittleshall 2.30pm

    Free travel with concessionary pass

Trains

   First Capital Connect - trains from KINGS lynn
   National Express East Anglia - trains from Norwich - 0845 600 7245

   Norfolk Car Share Scheme  - a car sharing website run by Norfolk County Council.


   Gritting Routes (Norfolk County Council)

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HEALTH & Hospitals

    Litcham Health Centre

        Appointments/Reception  01328 701 568 

        Home Visits - 01328 701 224

        Dispensary - 01328 701 837

        Fax - 01328 700 632

        Surgery        : Mon - Fri  8.00 -  6.30 (except Weds afternoon)

        Dispensary   : Mon - Fri  9.00 - 1.00 and 2.00 - 6.15 (except Weds afternoon)


   Anglian Medical Care   01603 488 488 - Out of hours medical care 18.30-08.00 weekdays plus weekends and Bank Holidays


HOSPITALS

   Norfolk & Norwich Hospital - 01603 286 286


   Queen Elizabeth Hospital - 01553 613 613 


   Sandringham Hospital (BMI Private Healthcare) - 01553 769 770


 


   BRITISH RED CROSS -  Provides a range of Support Services


   Mobility Aids including wheelchairs and commodes are available on short term loan.

   Call 01553 772369 Mon-Fri 9-12noon 1-3pm or email tbrookes@redcross.org.uk

   Support at Home provides practical help such as  shopping and  collecting prescriptions to help aid recovery after a stay in hospital. 

   Call 01553 613613 and ask for Home from Hospital.


   Outreach Service provides information and support for older people. This can include housing options, moving or staying put, adapting your home,

   assistive equipment, using equity release, managing finances and debts, claiming benefits, accessing care and support services, coping with illness

   and disability, wellbeing and health support. Call 0844 893 7779 Mon-Fri 9-5  or email supportnorfolk@redcross.org.uk


   NHS Direct - 0845 4647


   NHS Choices - find services plus general advice & information on health matters.


   HERON - NHS directory of Norfolk self-help groups


   Norfolk Carers Hotline - 0808 808 9876


   Crossroads Care in Norfolk - support for carers, based in Dereham - 0845 2410968


POWER CUTS - If you experience a loss of power supply, you can contact UK Power Networks in the following ways:

   Landline: 0800 783 8838

   Mobile: 0333 202 2021 (Calls to these numbers will cost no more than a local rate number from a mobile.)

   SMS Messages We can also keep you updated via text messages. To register, text POWER and your

   postcode to 80876

   Website For more information or to report a power cut via our online Power Cut Map, visit
   http://www.ukpowernetworks.co.uk/internet/en/power-cuts/


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CHURCH & VILLAGE MAGAZINE

   Published monthly, covering the Parishes of Litcham, Mileham, Beeston, Tittleshall, Stanfield, The Dunhams, & The Fransham

   Editor : Revd. Jonathan Boston Tel: 01328 701 200

   Sub-editor : John Relph e-mail editor@litcham.org  Tel: 01328 700 813

   Advertising Manager : Paul Marchant : e-mail paulwallismarchant@gmail.com  Tel: 01328 701 841


WORSHIP


   All Saint’s Church Litcham

   Rector: Canon Heather Butcher - The Rectory, Pound Lane Litcham, Norfolk, PE32 2QR Tel: 01328 700 071 or email: canonhdb@gmail.com

   Vicar: Reverend Julia Hemp - The Vicarage, 4 Lodge Farm Meadows, Gressenhall, NR20 4TN Tel  01362 861380 or email: reverendjulia@gmail.com

   Church Wardens: Mr J. O. Birkbeck, Litcham Hall, Lexham Rd. & Mr R. C. Vogt, The Cottage, Pound Lane

   Secretary to Parochial Church Council (P.C.C.) Mrs. Karen Moore, Point House, Back Street.  Tel: 01328 700313


   Litcham Methodist Chapel

   Steward : Mr Stephen Lynn, 43 Manor Drive : 01328 700 978

EDUCATION
Litcham All-Through School

   Phase 2 (High School) - 01328 700 265

   Phase 1 (Primary)         - 01328 701 346

   Children’s Centre          - 01328 701 703


VILLAGE HALLS & Booking Clerks

   Litcham Jubilee Hall             (Mary Anderson)            01328 701 986


   Great Dunham Village Hall   (Beverly Rhodes)           01328 701 188


   Tittleshall Village Hall           (Mrs J. Potter)                01328 700 827


   Mileham Village Hall             (Muriel Harmer)                01328 700 411


   Beeston Village Hall                                                    01328 701 126


   Fransham Village Hall           -         -


NEIGHBOURS


  Beeston: www.beeston-norfolk.co.uk

  Mileham: www.mileham.info

  Tittleshall: www.tittleshall.com

  Great Dunham: greatdunham.org.uk

  Whissonsett: www.whissonsett.com

  Colkirk: www.colkirk-norfolk.co.uk



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