Annual Parish Meeting

The Annual Parish Meeting will take place via Zoom on Wednesday 7th April at 7.30pm.  We will have reports from the Chairman and Broadland Councillors at that time.  Participation details will be published on the agenda in due course.  All residents welcome to ‘attend’.

Resurfacing Works

NORFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL proposes to make a Temporary Traffic Order
affecting the B1140 South Walsham Road/ Chameryhall Lane from its junction with
C874 Scotts Corner to a point 50m southeast of C875 Panxworth Road in the
PARISH OF PANXWORTH because of carriageway resurfacing works.

The road will be temporarily closed (except for access) from 23 rd to 26 th March 2021
for the duration of the works expected to be about 4 days within the period.

Diversion will be in place.

Update from our Tree Warden


Coronavirus Update

In light of the outbreak of Coronavirus and current guidelines, the Parish Council have decided to adjourn the Annual Parish Meetings in April, together with the upcoming meeting in May.

We will publish the next meeting date as soon as guidance permits.

In the meantime, please see support from your local communities, call NHS Direct on 111 if you think you may be exhibiting symptoms or visit for advice.

There are local support groups springing up across Facebook if anyone urgently needs groceries or other assistance.

South Walsham, Panxworth and Upton


Community Heroes

Congratulations to the Panxworth Community Speedwatch Team who were runners up in the Community Heroes Award 2019. Well Done Peter, Derek and Dobby!

New November Meeting Date

The revised date for the next ordinary Parish Council meeting is Wednesday, 20th November at 7.30pm at Ranworth Village Hall.  Please come along and see what we do, we still have 1 vacancy on the Council if you’d like to join?!


Due to Councillors’ availability, it is with regret that tonight’s meeting is cancelled.  We will publicise a new date as soon as it is confirmed.  Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Parish Council Vacancy

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Following a resignation, Woodbastwick (Inc. Ranworth and Panxworth) Parish Council has a councillor vacancy.

Both Ranworth and Panxworth are well represented at the Council, so a resident in Woodbastwick would be ideal, however, you can apply to be a councillor if you live within 3 miles of the Parish!

We meet regularly, on the 1st Wednesday evening of each month at 7.30pm, at either Woodbastwick or Ranworth village halls.  Meetings last no longer than 1.5 hours.  Please take a look at our ‘Meetings’ page to see the topics we consult on.

If you would like any information on being a Councillor, please contact us or Broadland District Council on 01603 431133.

Wherry Maud art exhibition at Ranworth village hall 6th and 7th May

Wherry Maud art exhibition

Sunday May 6th  & Monday May 7th 2018
Art Show in Ranworth Village Hall. Local artists and photographers will offer their work for sale. Trustees of Wherry Maud Trust are organising this event as a fundraiser.

Overnight roadworks starting Monday 30 April: A47 westbound – Postwick interchange to Ipswich Road, Norwich

A47 westbound, Postwick interchange to Ipswich Road, Norwich: survey  works

Kier will be completing survey works at the above location, on behalf of Highways England. These surveys will allow them to investigate potential issues, and programme any future works necessary to maintain the existing infrastructure. Whilst in the area, they will also utilise this closure to perform pothole repair works.

The work is planned to be completed over ten nights, from Monday 30 April, with working hours of 9pm until 6am, weeknights only, weather permitting. A full closure of A47 westbound between Postwick interchange and Ipswich Road will be in place.

 Diversion Route

Traffic will be diverted via the A1270 onto the NDR, Wroxham Road, A11 Newmarket Road, before re-joining the A47 at Thickthorn interchange.

Find out more

To stay informed about all the latest major roadworks happening near you, visit to register for the latest alerts. If you have any enquiries please contact the Highways England Customer Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000, or by e-mail to [email protected]