About Michael Hill

Wreningham Parish Council Chair

Some say this noticeboard has been long overdue for Penny Green. Thanks to Hughie Glaves and John Knight for installing it on a thankfully dry day.

John & Hughie – just about finished.

This project was paid for as a community benefit from the Parish Council’s Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) money.

If you have a notice for this board then please contact the parish clerk.


Defibrillator, Village Hall

Our defibrillator was commissioned in March 2017. At the time the Parish Council organised training in CPR and the use of the Defibrillator. So far it has not been needed, which is good. But, if ever it was needed it would be a shame for you not to know where it is, how to use it and potentially save a life.

We are planning another training session or two with the help of the Mulbarton First Responders. If you are interested, whether to refresh your knowledge or to learn about this for the first time, please contact the Parish Council Clerk via email – clerk.wpc@gmail.com

This what the British Heart Foundation has to say about defibrillators.


24 September — 26 September

Delays unlikely – Some carriageway incursion

Works location: Outside 41

Works description: Remedial work Permanent reinstatement Installation of valves and temporary bypass in the verge & carriageway

Responsibility for works: Anglian Water

Current status: Planned work about to start

Works reference: AD035WAT-06769MR18


24 September — 26 September

Delays unlikely – Some carriageway incursion
Works location: Outside 41

Works description: Remedial work Permanent reinstatement Installation of valves and temporary bypass in the verge & carriageway
Responsibility for works: Anglian Water

Current status: Planned work about to start
Works reference: AD035WAT-06769MR18



We are looking for a suitably experienced and qualified individual to support our Parish Councillors. This is a varied and interesting role within a flexible working opportunity. You will be based at home and support the bi-monthly meetings at Wreningham Village Hall, held the second Tuesday of January, March, May, July, September, November plus the Annual Parish meeting in May. We hope to make the appointment in time for the November 2019 meeting.

Key duties include:

  • Organising, attending and reporting to meetings
  • Preparing agendas and writing minutes
  • Supporting Councillors in their Parish Council duties
  • Dealing with Parish Council business including South Norfolk Council Planning applications
  • Ensuring the website & village noticeboards carry current and relevant information
  • Liaising with local organisations and external bodies
  • Managing the Parish Council’s finances / financial record keeping, including the annual audit

You will have good organisational and communications skills, a facility with use of IT in support of Council business, self-motivated, able to work independently and to plan and manage your workload.

Previous relevant experience would be an advantage. Support will be provided and the appointee will be encouraged to take advantage of training to improve their knowledge and skills. NJC Pay Scales will apply depending on experience and qualifications between LC1 SCP 7 – 10 (£10.16 – £10.79). You will expect to allocate an average of 4.2 hours a week to your role.

Application by email to be with the Chairman by 10th September.

Please contact the current Clerk, Anne Rayner on clerk.WPC@gmail.com or Michael Hill (Chair) on wrendriff@gmail.com for further details or to meet and discuss the post.


A revision (2019/1504) to an earlier revision (2019/0353) of the original planning application (2018/2301) has been received by South Norfolk Council.

Location: Land North Of Wymondham Road, Wreningham
Applicant: Orchard Homes
Proposal: 3 dwellings with associated garaging, access drive and amenity.
Application Type: Full

Application 2019/1504 proposes extending the garage block to three for the middle house (plot 2).

Comments, including the reference number, to SNC by 15 August 2019
email: planning@s-norfolk.gov.uk
post: SNC, South Norfolk House, Cygnet Court, Long Stratton NR15 2XE


Highway works are due to commence on Monday 29 July 2019 on Church Road for a duration of three weeks, West of Hethel Road to the public footpath. The works are to install kerbing to a section of the trod path continuing from work started last year. There will be some drainage installation work and repairs to the trod path carried out at the same time.

The road will be closed to traffic until work is complete. However pedestrian access will be maintained. There is a diversion for drivers: a signed diversion route along Church Road, B1113 Norwich Road, C594 Wymondham Road, Gravel Pit Lane and Ashwellthorpe Road will be in place. The diversion route is mapped here.

This work is being carried out during the school holidays to minimise disruption.

The County Council thanks people for their patience whilst this work is carried out.

The work which will cost £21000 will be carried out by Norfolk County Council’s Community and Environmental Services Department and their contractors.

For Further Information: Robert West, Highway Engineer, 0344 800 8020.

Up-to-date information about roadworks in Norfolk is available on the County Council website at www.norfolk.gov.uk/roadworks


Adrian Nicholas,  Specialist Technical Advisor at SNC (01508 533722; anicholas@s-norfolk.gov.uk ) has written of contact with Group Lotus and discussions about their Hethel track use and related noise/inconvenience to neighbours.

When we posted about this in February 2019, we had hoped to hear that Group Lotus were reinstating their periodic email updates sent to residents living near their site. These would provide information about the company’s activities, including planned use of the Hethel test track.  We have heard nothing about this, but have received a copy of their 2019 calendar for track use – see here

However residents have heard noise from cars on the Hethel track. Some find this untenable. If this is you, then please let Adrian Nicholas know. Write to him at anicholas@s-norfolk.gov.uk providing details of your complaint.


Reference: 2019/1287
Applicant: Mr & Mrs Aaron Kelly
Location: Oak House  Wymondham Road Wreningham NR16 1AT
Proposal: Rear extension

Copies of the submitted plans can be viewed on-line

Please make your comments, quoting the reference 2019/1287, to South Norfolk by 15 July 2019.

email: planning@s-norfolk.gov.uk
post: SNC, South Norfolk House, Cygnet Court, Long Stratton NR15 2XE