Mobile Library – Wednesday 21st March

The mobile library van will next visit Honingham on Wednesday 21st March, stops as follows;

9.40-9.55  Fellowes Road

10.00-10.15  Village Pump

Have your say on the Greater Norwich Local Plan

The deadline for submitting comments on the Greater Norwich Local Plan has been extended until 5pm on Thursday 22nd March.  The Parish Council are urging all residents of Honingham to consider the proposed sites in and around the village for potential future development.  The Parish Council will be submitting their response to the consultation.  However the more responses which are submitted from parishioners, the greater impact this will likely have on future decisions.  Please take some time to read through the proposals online.  Comments must be submitted online before the deadline and can be submitted here;

To view maps of the proposed sites please follow this link;

Maps of the proposed sites.

There is further information available on the sites proposed and their potential use in the Original Submission Documents.  At the link scroll down to find Honingham, if you click on the link for Honingham and scroll to the bottom of the page 2 documents will be available for view.

The website also has lots of other useful information explaining what the Greater Norwich Local Plan is all about and we urge all parishioners to take some time to read this information and consider the implications for Honingham.

There are 2 remaining roadshows open to the public where you can find out more, these are;

  • 14 Mar (2pm-8pm) the Hub, Wymondham, NR18 0QJ
  • 15 March (2pm–8pm) Hellesdon Diamond Jubilee Lodge

Don’t forget the deadline to make your comments online directly via the website is Thursday 22nd March at 5pm.

Changes to Highways England Presentation

We have been made aware that Highways England will no longer be attending our Parish Council meeting on Monday 12th March to discuss the A47.  We will post a further update as soon as we have confirmation of a revised date.

Village Hall Coffee Morning – Tuesday 13th March

The next village hall coffee morning will take place on Tuesday 13th March in the village hall between 10-11am.   Come and join us for a tea or coffee and a natter, we have lots to discuss this time with planning for the WWI commemoration in May this year and a Barn Dance in July. We look forward to seeing everyone there.

Greater Norwich Local Plan Update

We have been informed that the deadline for comments on the Greater Norwich Local Plan has been extended to 5pm on Thursday 22nd March. If you are interested in finding out more about the consultation and how this might effect Honingham you can view full details  at

Honingham in the Snow

Thank you to one of our parishioners who has sent us this beautiful picture of the village sign in the snow.  If you have any other pictures of Honingham in the snow and would like to share them with us please email them to

Casual Vacancy for Parish Councillor

The Parish Council currently has a casual vacancy for a councillor.  If anyone is interested in applying to become a Parish Councillor please contact the Clerk by email in the first instance by Monday 5th March at


Greater Norwich Local Plan

Broadland District Council together with Norwich City Council, South Norfolk Council and Norfolk County Council are currently working together to produce the Greater Norwich Local Plan.  They are currently running a consultation until 15th March to gather views of the public.  Further information can be found on their website.

Details of local roadshows and how you can find out more in person are available A5 listings leaflet (web).

Highways England Presentation

Highways England will be attending the next Parish Council meeting on Monday 12th February in the village hall.  They will be presenting to the council the latest updates to the plans for the dualling to the A47. If you would like to find out how the plans are progressing everyone is welcome to attend.  Highways England will be presenting first at 7pm before the main Parish Council meeting takes place.

Radio Norfolk Treasure Quest comes to Honingham again

This Sunday’s edition of Treasure Quest (28th January 2018) has come to Honingham again, we reckon the 4th time? The clue was quite difficult to work out – something about an old actor, and a backwards honour (remove “our”) but they made it! Photos below of Richard Whitely finding the clue, put there by Paul Blyth.