Welcome to Dersingham ...

A large and thriving village located in the attractive countryside of West Norfolk, just a mile from the Sandringham estate. Scroll down the page or use the links above to find out about the Parish Council and its role, about social groups in the village and a calendar of all the various events that take place. You can read about the Village Voice magazine which is delivered free to every household, and find services such as shops, health care and transport. Welcome to Dersingham.

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What's going on ...

News ... The Neighbourhood Plan

Dersingham is a big village and it may well get bigger because there are important planning decisions coming up soon. However, the good news is that you can have your say, by helping to develop the Neighbourhood Plan. Please take a few moments to read all about it from the link below. For general planning matters there's also a link to the Borough planning website.

the neighbourhood plan, please read more the borough planning website

News ... The New Village Centre & Hall

At long last the building of our new Village Centre and Hall is under way. Lottery and other funding is in place, but we still need to raise more money locally so that we can equip the building once it's completed. There is a dedicated Dersingham Village Centre website which tells you all about the project and gives ways in which you can help with fundraising, so please visit the site and give us your support.

dersingham village centre website
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News ... Networking Business Breakfast

You are invited to the sixth FREE Networking Business Breakfast in Dersingham on Tuesday 6th February 2018. Join us at Dersingham Scout Hut (note change of venue) for a light breakfast from 7:30am to 9.00am; you will be able to meet representatives from local business, education & training providers, and support agencies, and hear from some key speakers on what is happening in our area. Book a place by contacting the Parish Council office, the details are at the foot of this page.

Village Calendar

In a village the size of Dersingham there’s always plenty going on. See what’s coming up by visiting our Village Calendar page. It lists as many events as we’ve been told about, so if you want to add your own event to it, please get in touch using the Contact details at the bottom of any page on the site.

view village calendar

Dersingham Parish Council

Dersingham Parish Council meets each month and is entitled to have 18 members drawn from the local community on it. These Councillors are elected every four years with co-options or elections when vacancies occur during the term of the Council.

The Parish Council is responsible for a variety of services around the village. It has a statutory right to be consulted about planning applications affecting Dersingham.

read more about the council's role current parish councillors quick link to the most recent documents archive of minutes and other documents

Village Voice Magazine

Fully funded by advertising from local businesses, the Village Voice is delivered free to every household and business in Dersingham. Our distribution team needs a boost, so if you could help by spending a couple of hours every two months delivering Village Voice please get in touch with the Parish Council office. There's more information below.

call for distributors, please help! read village voice issues on-line

Village Cinema

The village cinema shows popular films of many different genres, usually one per month. From September 2017 these films will be screened in Dersingham Social Club, Lynn Rd. Profits from the village cinema go towards the new Village Centre and Hall.

details of upcoming films

Village Social Groups

There are numerous social groups and societies within the village. These range from the ever popular Scouts and Guides to special interest groups such as the Walking Group, Bell Ringers, Horticultural Society, Knit and Natter and many more. There are of course several sports clubs, covering all the popular sports such as bowls, cricket, football and tennis. Follow the link below to see details of all the groups that have given us information, and if your own group is not here, then please get in touch so that we can add you.

list of social groups

Village Services

Dersingham is a large village and is well served by local businesses. There is a range of shops including two supermarkets, a doctor's surgery and health centre, several churches, a public library, and a variety of sports facilities. The area is well served with local buses and the railway station of King's Lynn is not far away.

more about local services and businesses

King's Lynn & West Norfolk Borough Charity

The King’s Lynn & West Norfolk Borough Charity Trust is one of a number of local charities that help those who are in need, within the Borough. The Trustees come from all walks of life and include appointees from King’s Lynn Borough Council & Social Services.

The object of the charity is to try to relieve hardship or distress by paying for, or making a contribution to, items, services or facilities calculated to help those in need who apply for help. Each application is considered on its own merit and grants are not given where the relief should be met from public funds.

the borough charity website

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