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Wayland Information Directory

The information given here is kept as up to date as possible for the benefit of the local community, but in no circumstances can the Wayland Chamber of Commerce be liable in respect of and loss or any consequences arising from error in, or omission from, this Information Directory. The absence of any entry does not imply that the facility does not exist. Please advise us of any changes using the ‘Contact Us’ link on this website.

Wayland is a partnership area within the Breckland district of Norfolk consisting of the market town of Watton, population about 8,500, surrounded by numerous villages and hamlets with a total population of around 25,000.

Watton Market Day: Wednesday; Entrepreneurs’ Market: 3rd Saturday monthly; Early Closing Day: Thursday, though many shops stay open (local villages vary).

UK Constituency: South West Norfolk; EU Constituency: Eastern Region.

The Wayland Partnership Parishes are Watton, Ashill, Carbrooke, Caston, Great Cressingham, Great Hockham, Griston, Little Cressingham with Threxton (including The Arms), Merton, Ovington, Saham Toney (including Saham Hills and Waite), Stow Bedon with Breckles and Thompson. County and District wards and other authority areas vary.

 

 

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Animal Welfare
Cats Protection01362 687919
Dogs Trust01953 498377
Dogs Trust Snetterton01953 498377
RSPB Norwich01603 715191
RSPCA  General03001 234555
Cruelty Line01603 766001
World Horse Welfare (was ILPH)01953 498682
Clubs, Associations and Societies
Ashill Art Club01760 440699
Ashill Gardening Club01760 447451
Ashill Golden Link Club01760 440819
Ashill Job Club07852 183205
Ashill Monday Mardle01760 440979
01760 440150
Ballroom Dancing Association                                              01953 882790
Belly Dancing Club07704 844928
Breckland Harmony01953 483771
Carbrooke Sequence Dance Club01603 412809
Caston Camera Club07736 465808
Caston Judo & Ju-Jitsu Club01953 483795
Dereham Organ & Keyboard Society07845 937358
Dereham Organ and Keyboard Society01953 453927
Foot-Loose Modern Jive Club07947 607810
Gt Hockham Gardening Club01953 498694
Guide Dogs for the Blind Association08453 717771
Hearing Dogs for the Deaf01844 348100
Inner Wheel Club01953 881792
Lions Club: Thetford (Breckland)01842 754526
Loch Neaton Trust: Chairman07938 847118
Methodist Singing Group01760 441094
Modern Sequence Dance Club (Carbrooke)01603 412809
Norfolk Wildlife Trust01953 498467
Probus Club01953 885446
Ramblers Association02073 398500
Rotary Club, Watton & District01953 483020
Royal Air Force Association Area Office:0116 266 5224
Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes 01423 502438
Royal British Legion: Legionline08457 725725
Saham Toney Bridge Club01953 882005
Samsen Club (Saham Seniors)01953 882659
Silver Band (Watton & District)01953 885296
SSAFA FH  local contact01603 403322
Stitchers01953 483741
Swimming Club (Watton & District Senior)01953 883788
The Boo & Hiss Theatre Company, Watton01953 889096
University of the Third Age (U3A)01953 884847
Watton Ancient Order of Forresters01508 538559
Watton Country Market01362 850337
Watton Festival Group01953 882613
Watton Gaiety Group of Entertainers01953 881388
Watton Knitting Club01953 881884
Watton One World Group01953 882832
Watton Pantomime Group07990 933765
Watton Society01953 882613
Watton Thursday Club for Handicapped People01953 881588
Watton Twinning Association01953 883317
Watton Young Farmers Club - contact via Area Office01603 731307
Wayland Agricultural Show07789 796937
Wayland Chamber of Commerce: Secretary - business hours07979 264047
01760 440837
Wayland Country Music Association01953 889890
Wayland Happy Ladies Circle01953 881389
Wayland Lacemakers (Watton)01953 882051
Wayland Players01953 881054
Wayland Quilters07809 702357
Wayland Tourism Association01953 884224
Wayland Wildlife (Explorers/Watch)01953 881605
Workers Educational Association (Dereham contact)01362 820580
Ecclesiastical
Ashill, Carbrooke, Ovington & Saham Toney 01760 441191
Caston, Griston, Thompson, Merton, Stow Bedon and Breckles01953 483222
Christians Against Poverty - Head office01274 760720
New client enquiries08003 280006
Church of England:  WATTON, St Mary's Parish Church Office01953 881252
Fountain of Life (Ashill)01760 441902
Methodist01760 720858
Roman Catholic (Parish Priest)01760 721418
The Cressinghams & Threxton01842 878989
Watton Christian Aid01953 883995
Watton Christian Community Centre01953 881451
Watton Churches Together01953 881252
Watton Pentecostal Church01953 881424
Friendship Club01953 881358
Halls (Available for Hire)
Ashill Community Centre   (Bookings)01760 441196
Barn Ruche:  Bookings:01760 440788
Call Box01953 889654
Carbrooke Village Hall07742921469
Caston Village Hall01953 483440
Griston Village Hall01953 488495
Gt. Cressingham Community Hall01760 756302
Holme Hale Village Hall (Pavilion)01760 441102
Old School Hall (Little Ellingham)01953 850123
Ovington Village Hall01953 882222
Queens Hall, Watton: Bookings:01953 889890
Secretary01953 883529
Call Box01953 881493
Scoulton Village Hall01953 850368
Shipdham Community Centre01362 820102
St. John Ambulance Hall (Saham Road)07984 227790
Watton Christian Community Centre (Administrator)01953 881451
Watton Sports Centre Hall01953 881281
Watton Youth Centre01953 881778
Wayland Academy Hall01953 881514
Wayland Hall, Watton01953 881007
Wells-Cole Community Centre (Saham Toney): Bookings:01953 882498
Call Box01953 885194
Medical and Welfare
Alcoholics Anonymous National08457 769755
Local08457 697555
Alzheimer's Society Dementia Helpline0300 222 11 22
Norwich office01603 747 153
Arthritis Care0808 800 4050
Autism (Anglia)01362 853753
Bereavement Support Group01953 882726
Carers Support Group01362 691708
Carers Trust0300 123 1053
Colin Mackenzie Centre01953 886684
Community Car Schemes: Ashill (call 6-7pm weekdays only)01760 440820
Saham Toney01953 882874
Watton01953 882 961
Community First Responders0845 601 3733
Community Support Group Ashill Village Aid01760 440419
Crossroads - Breckland01362 691708
Dentist01953 882777
Dereham Hospital01362 692391
Dispensaries
Boots01953 881258
Total Health Pharmacy01953 881157
Doctors (Watton Group Practice)01953 881247
Domestic Violence Helpline08082 000247
Family Lives ( was Parentline)0808 800 2222
Guide Dogs for the Blind08453 717771
Hearing Dogs for the Deaf01844 348100
Hearing Support Service- Norfolk Deaf Association01603 404440
Homestart Breckland and South Norfolk01953 459892
Swaffham and District01760 721271
Linden Court (Matron)01953 881753
Marie Curie Cancer Care0800 716 146
Multiple Sclerosis Society (National HQ)02084 830700
Helpline0808 800 8000
National Blood Service03001 232323
National Drugs Helpline03001 236600
NHS Advice111
Norwich & Norfolk University Hospital Switchboard01603 286286
NSPCC ChildLine0800 1111
NSPCC Help and Advice0808 800 5000
Optician01953 881535
Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)0800 088 4449
Pregnancy Choices08452 300123
Samaritans08457 909090
Sanctuary Counselling Service01953 880922
St. John Ambulance: Watton 01603 431639, 07427 082942
Ashill01760 440186
Sure Start (Wayland Cluster & Watton Centre)01953 880175
Voluntary Services Co-ordinator01953 456643
Walk in surgeries - Norwich (Timberhill)01603 611786
Watton & District Diabetes Support Group01953 884713
Watton Grouped Homes01953 881627
Watton Health Office01953 884003
Wayland Alzheimer's Support Group - National Helpline08453 000336
Wayland First Response (Strictly for administration matters)01953 884784
Women's Health Information & Support Service (WHISS)01603 626882
Money Management
Age UK0800 1696565
Citizen Advice Bureau08444 111 444
Government Helplines
Tax credits0845 300 3900
Child Benefit0845 302 1444
Income Support0800 055 6688
Jobseekers Allowance0800 055 6688
Employment and Support Allowance0800 055 6688
Incapacity benefit0800 055 6688
Pension CreditClaim line - 0800 99
Attendance Allowance0800 88 22 00
Disability Living Allowance0345 7123456
Personal Independence Payments0800 917 2222
Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction01362 656872
Carers Allowance0345 6084321
Stepchange Debt Charity0800 1381111
PARISH COUNCILS 
Ashill01760 440383
Carbrooke01362 822475
Caston01953 483466
Cranworth01603 759215
Griston01953 882480
Gt. Cressingham01760 756220
Gt. Hockham01953 498079
Holme Hale01553 766045
Merton01953 880476
Ovington01603 759215
Saham Toney01760 441738
Scoulton01603 759215
Shipdham01953 880476
Stow Bedon and Breckles01953 499980
Thompson01953 483476
Public Services, Agencies and Utilities
Benefits Enquiry Line0800 882200
Breckland Council
Benefits01362 656872
Watton Contact Point: Wayland House01953 880211
Council Tax and Business Rates01362 656871
Electoral Registration and Information01362 656875
Environmental Health01362 656870
Environment and Waste01362 656878
Housing Advice, Homelessness and Private Sector Ho01362 656870
Housing Waiting List (Key Select)01362 656833
Licensing01362 656876
Planning, Building Control and Environmental Plann01362 656873
All other enquiries01362 656 870
Out of hours emergency01522 782246
Citizens’ Advice Bureaux
Thetford Office01842 752777
Watton (by Watton Youth Centre) 10am-3pm Weds01953 882746
Highways Agency0300 123 5000
HM Revenue & Customs Tax credits helpline0345 300 3900
Child Benefit Enquiry Line0300 200 3100
Disability Benefits Helpline08457 123 456
Winter Fuel Payments Helpline08459 15 15 15
Member of Parliament for Mid Norfolk - Constituency01953 600617
House of Commons Westminster02072 191940
Norfolk County Council
General Enquiries03448 008020
Social Services03448 008020
Library Service - Watton Library       01953 881671
Renewal Hotline0344 800 8006
Register Office01553 669242
Trading Standards Consumer Helpline03454 04 05 06
Consumer Champion Wayland Partnership Community01953 884400
Careers Office / Connexions Norfolk01842 855800
Norfolk Rural Community Council01362 698216
Register Office - Births and Deaths0344 800 8020
Peddars Way Housing Association01362 694858
Post Office Helpline and Enquiries0345 611 2970
Complaints0845 740740
Parcelforce complaints0844 800 4466
Watton Town Council
Office Wayland Hall01953 881007
Wayland House
Wayland Partnership Development Trust Office01953 883915
Schools and Education
Adult Education (Norfolk County Council)0344 800 8020
Ashill School01760 440403
CAP Money Courses07979 264047
Carbrooke School01953 881537
Caston School01953 483304
Gt. Hockham School01953 498302
Saham Toney Parkers Primary School01953 881601
Thompson Primary School  (also Pre-School and Teddy Club)01953 483271
Watton Junior School01953 881387
Wayland Academy: Office01953 881514
Friends of01953 881514
Westfield Infant and Nursery School, Watton01953 882669
Workers Educational Association (WEA)01223 417320
Sports Facilities and Clubs
50+ Exercise Class01953 881281
Active 50+ Fitness Class01953 483787
Aerobics01953 850275
Alternative01760 725661
Ashill Old Hall Leisure Centre (Squash, Indoor Bowls, etc.)01760 440448
Badminton01953 881281
Bowls01953 799064
Breckland Badminton01842 820319
Carpet Bowls (Queen's Hall)01953 884791
Darts01953 881495
Fitness Centre01953 881281
Fitness Classes01953 881281
Fitness Pilates01953 483787
Football - Watton United FC07793 414759
Hockey - Juniors07770 711279
Hockey - Ladies07925 823164
Hockey - Mens07584 328900
Ju-Jitsu & Judo01953 483795
Keep Moving (for the Retired)01953 885109
Kuk Sool Won01379 854465
Personal Trainer01953 881281
Richmond Park Golf Club01953 881803
Rugby Union Football Club07901 552065
Junior (Mini-Rugby)07901 552065
Saham Toney Football Club01953 882300
Saracen Martial Arts—Tae Kwon Do01953 882034
Squash01953 881281
Stardance Company (Dance and Fitness)07766 406542
Swaffham Golf Club01760 721621
Swimming Pools (Breckland) Dereham01362 693419
Swimming Pools (Private Hire) Caston01953 483525
Swimming Thetford01842 753110
Table Tennis [Junior-Adult-Senior]01760 336616
Tennis01953 881637
T’ai-Chi01953 882614
Mobile07590 260777
Velo Watton (cycling)07761 923104
Volleyball01953 881689
Watton & District Riding Club01953 881514
Watton Junior Football Club07778 522671
Watton Sports Association: Club/General Enquiries:01953 881281
Toddler groups, Pre-schools and Day Nurseries
Carbrooke Pre-school07729 190165
Caston Mother & Toddler Group - c/o01953 483304
Crazy Caterpillars07443605740
07761 236271
Family Information Service0344 800 8020
First Steps Pre-School, Ashill  [also 07729 333004]01760 447444
Noah's Ark Parent, Toddler & Baby Group01953 880920
Saham Toney Pre-School & Mother & Toddler Group07749 756831
Watton Little Acorns Playgroup01953 883233
Utilities and Other Services
Anglian Water  -  Service Problems/Enquiries03457 919155
Leakline0800  771881
Eastern Savings and Loans Credit Union03336 000690
9am - 4.30pm Ipswich01473 690690
Electricity (supply failure EDF)0800 096 9000
Environment Agency Incident Hotline0800 807060
Gas National Grid - Emergencies and Leaks0800 111999
Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service01603 810351
Policing - Norfolk Constabulary - All Depts & Stations101
Hard of Hearing0845 345 3458
Crime Stoppers (Anonymous reporting)0800 555111
Postal Services: Counters - Watton01953 881201
Press:  Eastern Daily Press/Evening News01603 628311
The Breckland View (Wayland News)01953 858908 or 0195
Watton Radio08435 324517 
Text only07857 635151
Watton & Swaffham Times (Watton Reporter)01362 854702
Public Transport - Buses - Traveline - Public Transport
Information (8am-8pm daily)08712 002233
Coach - National Express Coach Services08717 81 81 81
Rail - National Enquiry Service08457 484950
National Express East Anglia Telesales08456 007245
Stanford P.T.A.(Battle Area) Admin01842 855235/6
Duty Officer01842 855281
Wayland Prison01953 804100
Wayland Tourist Association01953 880212
Visitor Centre (When open - seasonal hours)01953 880212
Womens Institutes
Norfolk Federation of Women’s Institutes01603 624580
Caston WI01953 483736
Saham Toney01953 885978
Thompson WI07712 718008
Watton Evening WI01953 881510
Youth Activities and Organisations
864 Watton Squadron - when meeting01953 885531
Air Training Corps - HQ - Office Hours01603 427575
Army Cadet Force - HQ - Office Hours01362 694515
Local Commander01842 764776
Breckland Junior Badminton01842 820319
Careers Advice0800 100 900
Dance Unleashed (Contemporary, Jazz & Kids classes)01953 483612
07731 980756
Disco clubs08990872930
Girls Venture Corps Air Cadets National0114 2448405
Marham01760 337261 ext 630
Guides and Brownies
Commissioner01760 441046
Ashill - 1st Brownies01760 441046
Saham Toney - 1st Guides01953 884381
Saham Toney - 1st Brownies01953 889167
Watton - 1st Guides01953 880076
Watton - 1st Brownies07792 603204
Watton - 2nd (RAF) Brownies01953 882992
Watton - 3rd Brownies01760 440589
Watton - 3rd Brownies - Secondary Number01508 480776
Watton - 2nd (RAF) Rainbows01953 880112
Saham Wednesday Club01953 882290
Scouts and Cubs
Ashill - Cubs, Beavers & Scouts01760 440995
Wayland Scout Group - Cubs and Scouts   01953 884243
Watton Church Scout Group01953 882986
St John Ambulance Badgers and Cadets01603 431639
St. Mary’s Youth Club01953 887439
Stardance Company (Contemporary and Street Dance, grouped by age, experience & l07766 406542
Stardance Company (Jazz, Contemporary and Cheerleading)07766 406542
Suffolk and Norfolk Youth Action01953 452109
Watton Junior Angling Club01953 883459
Watton Junior Football Club01953 881281
Watton Junior Youth Club [Ages 11-13, WCHS Thursdays]01953 882987
Watton Town Council Youth and Community Centre: Enquiries01953 881007
Wayland Wildlife (Explorers) Club01953 881605
Wayland Youth Council 01953 882260
Young Farmers’ Club - contact via area office01603 731307