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Methwold Parish Council


Methwold Parish Council represents the residents in the Parish, there are 13 seats and members are elected every 4 years.  All members must live in or around Methwold Parish. 

Parish Council meetings are held in the 21 Room on the second Thursday of the month, everyone is welcome to attend.

There is one Open Forum in the meeting, this is three quarters of the way through the meeting and this is the time when the public can voice their opinion or ask for items to be considered by the Parish Council.


If you are unable to attend or don't feel that you want to speak during the meeting you are welcome to contact the Clerk by phone, email or letter and ask for an item to be presented at the meeting to the Parish Council.

As well as managing the Precept and services bought in to maintain the three villages, the Parish Council is also responsible for the following:

  • Methwold Parish Council are Sole Trustees for Methwold Hall Complex Charitable Trust, a working group take care of the maintenance and day to day running of St George's Hall Complex including Mini Methwold.

  • The upkeep of Methwold Cemetery and St. George’s Churchyard

  • The Queen Elizabeth II Recreation Ground Children’s play area

  • Providing general maintenance around the village

  • Upkeep of the village green (Fair Hill)

  • Most (but not all) street lighting

  • Grass Cutting (parish land)

  • Parish Seating

  • Some recycling bins, litter bins and dog waste bins.

  • Planning - the parish council are consultees and are able to make comments on all planning applications, although the Borough Council or Norfolk County Council make the decision.  

If you notice anything around the parish which you feel needs reporting please contact the Parish Clerk by email or call

Mobile: 07340 162 732 please leave a message on the answerphone, messages are regularly picked up.

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