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Community Information - Amenities

The community information section is divided into three areas - Amenities (including facilities), Businesses and Groups and Organisations. On this page are details of Hethersett churches, surgeries, library, post office, schools, parish council and contact points for our Member of Parliament.

To access the other community information sections simply click on the links below.

If you have an additions and amendments they can be e-mailed by clicking here.

Hethersett Businesses

Hethersett Groups and Organisations

Hethersett Amenities

Hethersett Churches

St Remigius Parish Church (Church of England)

Norwich Road, Hethersett

 

Rector and Vicar: Rev Derek McClean, The Rectory, 27 Norwich Road, Hethersett NR9 3EU. Telephone 01603 946656 or e-mail here.

 

Associate Priests: The Rev Christopher Mallett; 2 Bailey Close, Hethersett NR9 3LE. Tel 01603 811010: 

 

READER: Duncan Pigg BEM: READER EMERITUS: Harold Kerslake

 

Churchwardens : Kate Wood 28 Cock Street, Wymondham, NR18 0BX (01953 602051)

Secretary: Mrs Brenda Scoley, 3 Grenville Close, Hethersett, NR9 3AG 01603 813281

Treasurer: Kevin Jermy, 4 Old Norwich Road, Hethersett. Tel 01603 811369

Church Hall Booking Secretary: David Neal 10 Grove Road, Hethersett, Tel 01603 811481.

 

Services: Sunday 8 a.m Holy Communion (1st and 3rd Sundays), Sunday 10.30 a.m Morning Worship(Sunday Celebration on 3rd Sunday in Church Hall), Sunday 6.30 p.m Evening Worship. Monday 9.30 a.m Morning Prayer. Wednesday 10 a.m Holy Communion.

 

OTHER: Sporty Church Youth for 12 to 16 year olds. A time for young people to get together to enjoy badminton, table tennis, organised games and chat. Tuck available at Little Melton Village Hall on 1st and 3rd Sundays from 6.30 to 8.30 p.m.

 

You can help the parish church's repair and redevelopment fund by buying on-line through www.buyat.co.uk/StRemigius. The church get commission and you get access to hundreds of well known stores on-line.

 

Web site: click here

 

Hethersett Methodist Church

Great Melton Road, Hethersett

Minister: The Rev  Matthew Olanrewaju

Telephone: 01603 504722

Services: Sundays 10.00 a.m and 6.30 p.m

Web site: www.hethersettmethodistchurch.org.uk

Sunday Club for young people at 10.00 a.m

 

Hethersett Baptist Church

Henstead Road, Hethersett

Services: Sundays 10.45 a.m and 6.30 p.m

Tuesdays - Focus on the Word at 7.30 p.m

Alternate Thursdays - Women's Fellowship at 2.45 p.m

Contact Moderator the Rev D. G. Farrow on 01362 695442. E-mail by clicking here

Web site - www.hethersettbaptistchurch.com

Rev Farrow's web site - www.theforceoftruth.com

 

Roman Catholic Church

Worships at Our Lady and St Thomas of Canterbury at 1, Norwich Road, Wymondham

Tel 01953 603104

Services: Sundays 10 a.m and 5.30 p.m.

 

Hethersett Homes for the Elderly

 

Hethersett Hall Home for the Elderly, Norwich Road, Hethersett, NR9 3AP. Purpose built unit for dementia and Alzheimer's Disease sufferers.

Tel: 810478

 

Sheltered Housing at Woodcote, Firs Road. Tel: 811505

Hethersett Library

Queen's Road, Hethersett, NR 9 3DB

Telephone: 01603 810188

Features: Free Internet access; DVDs  for hire.

 

Opening Hours:

Monday - 10 a.m to 1 p.m and 2-5 p.m

Tuesday - Closed

Wednesday - 10 a.m to 1 p.m and 2-5 p.m

Thursday - 2-7 p.m

Friday 10 a.m to 1 p.m and 2-5 p.m.

Saturday - 10 a.m to 2 p.m

Sunday - Closed

 

Hethersett Medical

 

Doctors:

Doctors: Nicky Morris, Meena Murugappan (Dr Muru),  Katie Voigt, Bhavesh Dhorajwala (Dr Bav) and Will Ince.

Hethersett Surgery, Great Melton Road, Hethersett, NR9 3AB

Surgery Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30 a.m - 6.30 p.m (excludes Bank Holidays)

Appointments: 811323

Visits and Emergencies 810250

Prescriptions 811355

Web site includes news from the surgery and other surgeries in the Humbleyard practice and also has facilities for patients with repeat prescriptions to order online.

Routine appointments can be booked up to two months in advance

 

Dentists:

Mr Michael Ackerman and Associates

33a Great Melton Road, Hethersett, NR9 3AB

Tel: 810220

Surgery Hours: Monday to Thursday 9-5.30 closed 1-2 p.m; Friday 9-1.

 

Dental Laboratories: Hethersett Dental Laboratories 86 New Road, Hethersett NR9 3JH

Tel: 812171

 

Chiropodists

Mrs Sylvia Parfitt 

Tel: 810761 - Home visits only

R. Wales 7 Longview, Hethersett, NR9 3JN

Tel 811899

 

Homeopath

Melanie Cook, 14 The Crescent, Hethersett, NR9 3HX

Telephone 811174

 

Hethersett Pharmacy

35A Great Melton Road, Hethersett

Telephone 810906

 

Hethersett Parish Council

Parish Clerk Ian Weetman is available in the parish council office, upstairs in the Village Hall from 10 to 12 noon Mondays and Thursdays. At other times the office can be contacted on 01603 810915.

Mr Weetman's address is 18, Haconsfield, Hethersett, NR9 3AW and the council can be e-mailed by clicking here.

Up to date information on the parish council is available through their website at www.eastspace.net/hethersett

 

Below is a list of parish councillors as of July 2015.

 

Position Name Address Tel
Chair Ms Jackie Sutton 12 Childs Road, Hethersett NR9 3HN 811170
Vice-Chair Mrs Adrienne Quinlan
Councillors Mrs Vivien Hawes 42 Ketts Oak, Hethersett, NR9 3DJ 811347
Mr John Nightingale 2 Buckingham Drive, Hethersett NR9 3HT 811513
Dr Anne Edwards 4 Queen's Road, Hethersett, NR9 3DB 812309
Mr Shane Hull 12 Coniston Close, Hethersett NR9 3QB 813118
Mr Trevor Radley
Mrs Marilyn Savory
Mr Christopher Morriss 19 Haconsfield, Hethersett, NR9 3AW 810060
Ms Eileen Mulvaney 811997
Mr Peter Steward 12 Karen Close, Hethersett, NR9 3DG 811052
Mr Steven Slack 70 Priory Road, Hethersett, NR9 3EY 811824
Mr Jim Bartram 13 Back Lane. Hethersett, NR9 3JJ 811291
Clerk Mr Ian Weetman 18 Haconsfield, Hethersett NR9 3AW 810915

 

Hethersett Park and Ride

The nearest park and ride to Hethersett is at the Thickthorn Service Area. Buses leave for Norwich city centre regularly throughout the day. The Park and Ride runs from 6.40 a.m until 7.30 p.m on Mondays to Saturdays excepting Thursdays when the last bus leaves the city centre at 8.30 p.m. 

 

The service runs every day except Sundays, Christmas Day and New Year's Day 

 

Hethersett Post Office

28, Great Melton Road, Hethersett. NR9 3AB

Tel: 810241

 

Facilities include stationery, greetings cards, car tax renewals, foreign currency, holiday insurance, payment of bills and personal banking.

 

Hethersett MacMillan Cancer Support Charity Shop

4, Great Melton Road
Hethersett
NR9 3AB

Telephone 01603 814018

Open - 9.30 a.m to 4 p.m Monday to Friday

9.30 a.m to 1 p.m Saturday

 

Hethersett Schools

 

Woodside Infants and Nursery School (Ages - 3 to 7: Years Nursery plus 1 to 2)

Firs Road, Hethersett, NR9 3EQ

Head Teacher: Mrs Angela Jermy        Tel 810674

Friends of Woodside - Tel 810674

 

Hethersett Voluntary Controlled Church of England Junior School (Ages 7-10: Years 3 to 6)

22, Queen's Road, Hethersett, NR9 3DB

Head Teacher: Mr Matthew Parslow-Williams  Tel 810498.

Web site:

 

Hethersett Academy (Ages 11 to 16 - no sixth form. Years 7 to 11)

Queen's Road, Hethersett, NR9 3DB

Principal - Mr Gareth Stevens   Tel 810924

Web site

Friends of Hethersett High School contact Karen Cole on 810924

 

Hethersett Old Hall School (Independent for girls aged 4 to 18 and boys 4-7).

Norwich Road, Hethersett NR9 3DW

Headmistress: Stephen Crump  Tel 810390

Web site.

Hethersett Old Hall School also has a presence on this web site which can be viewed by clicking here.

 

Hethersett Premises for Hire

The following premises can be hired in the village.

 

Church Hall, Henstead Road. Contact Mrs J. Foreman 32 Park Drive Tel: 810828

Hethersett Social Club, Queen's Road. Contact Ian Forkes on 01603 811195 during opening hours Available for hire for members. private parties and local groups and organisations. Buffets for private parties can be arranged if required at reasonable rates.

Jubilee Youth Club, Back Lane. For Bookings contact Angela Eden on 812500. 

Hethersett Academy, Queen's Road. Contact Business Manager Richard Cole on 810924. For details of availability and hire click here.

Hethersett Junior School, Queen's Road (including swimming pool and playing field). Contact the school secretary Jo Culley on 810494

Old Hall School, Norwich Road. (sports hall, barn, swimming pool, tennis courts) Contact School Secretary on 810390

Hethersett Methodist Hall, Great Melton Road. Contact Neville Greenhalgh on 810364.

Hethersett Village Hall, Back Lane. Large hall, committee room, stage, kitchen and bar facilities. Bookings can be taken on 07935 163 888. Secretary Fred Watkins can be contacted on 811390. The village hall can also be e-mailed by clicking here.

 

Hethersett Re-cycling 

There is a mini re-cycling centre in the car park at the village hall in Back Lane for glass. In addition householders can pay for a brown bin which is collected fortnightly by South Norfolk District Council and which can contain items of garden waste such as grass clippings.

Spectacles can be re-cycled by being left at Hethersett Surgery. For silver foil recycling contact Maureen Lincoln 54 Lynch Green NR9 3JT Tel 811534. Stamps of any kind in aid of Guide Dogs for the Blind. Contact Pat Denmark 33 New Road. Tel 811860.

 

Hotels, Public Houses and Clubs

 

Hethersett Social Club - 38 Queen's Road, Hethersett is open daily to members and guests.

Opening Hours - 7-11 p.m Tuesdays to Thursdays, Noon to 3 p.m and 7p.m to midnight Fridays, 11.30 a.m to midnight Saturdays and noon to 10.30 p.m Sundays.

 

Telephone: Ian Forkes on 01603 811195 during opening hours.

 

Hethersett Park Farm Hotel and Leisure Complex.

Telephone 810264

e-mail: enq@parkfarm-hotel.co.uk

website: www.parkfarm-hotel.co.uk

 

Hethersett King's Head

Telephone 810206

 

Hethersett Queen's Head -

Telephone 810226

 

Member of Parliament

Our Member of Parliament is Richard Bacon whose constituency office is at Grasmere, Denmark Street, Diss, IP22, 3LE. Telephone: 01379 642097.

 

Hethersett Web Site

Hethersett web site at www.hethersett.org.uk is an independent site set-up free of charge to promote the village.

Newspaper Correspondent

Newspaper correspondent for the Norwich Evening News, Eastern Daily Press and Wymondham and Attleborough weekly newspaper is Peter Steward, 12 Karen Close, Hethersett NR9 3DG. Tel 01603 811052 or e-mail petersteward@lineone.net.

Other Administration

South Norfolk District Council

South Norfolk House, Swan Lane, Long Stratton, NR 15 2XE Tel 01508 533633

Hethersett District Councillors are Mr Leslie Dale, 46 New Road, Hethersett, NR9 3HH. Tel 813426. e-mail ldale@s-norfolk.gov.uk and Mr David Bills, 3 Beech Court, Norwich Road, Hethersett, NR9 3FE. Tel 813041. e-mail dbills@s-norfolk.gov.uk

Norfolk County Council

County Hall, Martineau Lane, Norwich NR1 2DH

Hethersett's County Councillor is Mrs J. M. Virgo 10 The Ridings, Cringleford, NR4 6JU. Tel 01603 224462

Police

In an emergency dial 999

Non Emergency calls dial 0845 456 4567

Hethersett and Mulbarton Safer Neighbourhoods

Political Parties contacts

Conservative Association - Andrew Hardy, Greyhound Lodge, Henstead Road, NR9 3JH - Tel 01603 810829

Labour Party - John Cowan 01603 759425

Liberal Democrats - Fred Watkins (811390).