Useful Links & Numbers

GENERAL


LOCAL GOVERNMENT – DISTRICT & TOWN COUNCILS


MOBILE LIBRARY
The Mobile Library visits Litcham every four weeks on Mondays:

  • 10:15 – 10:30  Junctions of Manor Drive & Front Street
  • 10:55 – 11:10  Litcham Close

Route CEN 1411 ~ Click here to download a timetable from Norfolk Library Service.


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

FREE Bus to TESCO in Dereham
Tesco run a free 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
Returns:
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

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


Trains
First Capital Connect – trains from KINGS lynn
National Express East Anglia – trains from Norwich0845 600 7245


HEALTH & Hospitals

Litcham Health Centre

Appointments/Reception  01328 701 568
Home Visits – 01328 701 224
Dispensary – 01328 701 837
Fax – 01328 700 632

Opening Hours
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

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


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/

CHURCH & VILLAGE MAGAZINE
Published monthly, covering the Parishes of Litcham, Mileham, Beeston, Tittleshall, Stanfield, The Dunhams, The Franshams & The Weasenhams
Editor : Revd. Jonathan Boston Tel: 01328 701 200
Sub-editor : Julia Bloomfield 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                                                        0300 0200 650
Beeston Village Hall                                                          01328 701 126


NEIGHBOURS

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