DTC Responsibilities

Allotment Sites:- Cemetery Road, Cherry Lane 1 & 2, Dumpfield, Scarning, Southend and Toftwood.

Assembly Rooms:- The Town Council office and the Council Chambers, where Council meetings are held.

Bishop Bonners Cottage:- The town museum, which is run by the Antiquarian Society.

Bus Shelters: – One on Norwich Road (going out of town) & the two on Hillcrest Avenue in Toftwood.

Cemetery and Closed Churchyard:- The Cemetery is located in Cemetery Road.  The closed churchyard surrounds St Nicholas Church.

Dereham Community Car Scheme:- We coordinate the returns and payments to the volunteers for their petrol and other expenses.  Breckland Council also pay half of the expenses.  The Scheme itself is run by dedicated volunteers who take the bookings and delegate the journeys to the drivers.

Dog bins: – Most of the dog bins around Dereham are now owned by Dereham Town Council and can be identified by our Crest Sticker.  The rest are owned by Breckland District Council.  The disposal of dog waste and emptying of the bins is the responsiblilty of Breckland District Council.

Etling Green:- A piece of common land on the outskirts of the Parish.

Market Place:- The Council owns the soil of the Market Place but Norfolk County Council are responsible for the roads and the pavements around it. Markets:- Weekly Tuesday & Friday Markets and a Farmers’ Market which is held on the 2nd Saturday of every month; all are held on the Market Place in Town.

Memorial Hall:- A large multi-purpose venue where lots of different events are held throughout the year.  The hall is under-going a major refurbishment and is expected to be open again by the end of 2011.

Neatherd Moor (Abbots Field):- A large moor, ideal for walks.  (Breckland Council are responsible for the maintenance)

Recreation Ground:- A large play field in the middle of Dereham, with a skate park, tennis courts, a rebound wall and children’s play area.

Toilets: – in Barwells Court.   These are cleaned every day.

Town Sign:- St Withburga with deer, the sign was replaced in 2005, as the old sign was beyond repair.  The old sign was donated to the town’s Antiquarian Society.

Windmill:- this is looked after by the Friends of the Windmill.  The windmill is not open to the public as restoration work is required.

War Memorial Gardens:- opposite the Assembly Rooms.


www.breckland.gov.uk (Breckland District Council)

www.norfolk.gov.uk (Norfolk County Council)

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