Defibrillators

There three defibrillators in Scarning –

  • Outside the Co-Op shop (NR19 2AZ)
  • Outside the School (NR19 2PW)
  • Outside the Village Hall (NR19 2PF)

Useful Contacts

Scarning Info website – Chris Farnham 07836 675858 Mail@Scarning.Info

Scarning Beacon newsletter– Chris Farnham 07836 675858 ScarningBeacon@Gmail.com

Scarning Parish Council – Nick Hartley 01362 687492 ScarningClerk@BTInternet.Com

Breckland  Council  – Lynda Turner 07500 818315 Lynda.Turner@Breckland.Gov.UK
Breckland  Council  – Paul Hewett 07788 381773 Paul.Hewett@Breckland.Gov.UK

Norfolk County Council –  William Richmond 07717 868067 William.Richmond@Norfolk.Gov.UK

Member of Parliament  – George Freeman 01953 600617 George.Freeman.MP@Parliament.UK

Report Fly-tipping  – 01362 696870 Breckland Council

Report Potholes  – 0344 800 8020 Norfolk County Council

Report power cut  – 0800 3163105 UK Power Networks

Report water leak – 0800 771881 Anglian Water

Report gas leak – 0800 111999 National Grid

Police – 101 or 999 Norfolk Constabulary

NHS Direct – 111 NHS Direct

N&NU Hospital – 01603 286286 Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital

Community Car Scheme – Janet Newell 07827 972163 Dereham Town Council

Village Hall Bookings – Nick Hartley 01362 687492 NickLouise.Hartley@BTInternet.Com

Village Hall Secretary – Donna Wales 07514 343708 D_Wales@Sky.Com

Scarning Allotments – Tim Abel 01362 851116 TimAbel.PMN@Gmail.Com

St Peter & St Paul’s Church – Tim Farnham 07831 106246 Tim@FarnhamFarms.Co.UK

Parish Safeguarding Officer – Tricia Foreman 01362 687082 PForeman4@Sky.Com

Scarning WI – Linda Jones 01362 288742 Jones.Lynn@Tiscali.Co.UK

Scarning Tennis  – Clare Jones 07889 077396 ScarningTennis@Gmail.Com

Scarning Art Club – Mike Ward 01362 652 935 Mike@MDEward.Co.UK

Scarning Bowls Club – Harry Geary 07747 601437 HarryGeary65@Gmail.Com

Village Website – www.Scarning.Info

Parish Council Website – www.ScarningPC.Info

Bus/train information – 0870 608 2608

Car Link – 01603 700657

Citizens Advice Bureau – 01362 697776

Dereham Meeting Point – 01362 698866

Parish tree warden – Chris Farnham 01362 687766

Dog warden service – Animal Warden Services

Please let us know of any other contacts which could be included.

Our local supermarket

Riverside Co-op Foodstore
Old Swaffham Road
Dereham
NR19 2AZ
01362 699179

Opening hours:
Monday – 06:00 – 23:00
Tuesday – 06:00 – 23:00
Wednesday – 06:00 – 23:00
Thursday – 06:00 – 23:00
Friday – 06:00 – 23:00
Saturday – 06:00 – 23:00
Sunday – 08:00 – 22:00

Mobile Library

The Mobile Library (Route Number CEN217) stops in Scarning at Shipdham Lane (Mayfair) in the mornings at 10.25, and School Plain in the afternoon at 16.35, on Tuesdays every four weeks. Please see the Events page for full details.

They carry a good selection of books for borrowing, you can also return books, and if you wanted to order specific titles from any library, they will bring these out for collection as well.

Post Boxes

There is sadly no Post Office in Scarning, but there are the following Post Boxes with their last collection times.

Location Weekdays Saturdays
Weldon Road 15.45 09.00
Allwood Avenue 15.45 11.00
Black Horse Close 16.00 11.00
New Inn Lane 17.00 11.00
Ivy House, Dereham Road 16.00 09.35
Dereham Post Office 18.00 13.00

Local Bus Routes

Route 20 Konectbus (school days only)

Wendling, Bus Shelter 0817
Scarning, Church 0821
Dereham, Memorial 0830
Northgate High School 0835
Crown Road, Sixth Form 0838
Neatherd High School 0840

Neatherd High School 1535
Crown Road, Sixth Form 1537
Northgate High School 1545
Scarning, Church 1600
Wendling, Bus Shelter 1604

Route Number 4 Konectbus

Runs every hour from Dereham Market Place to Norwich Bus station via Mattishall and the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. This useful service stops adjacent to Morrisons supermarket, Homebase and Tesco in Dereham.

Route Number 8 Konectbus

Runs every half hour from Dereham Market Place directly to Norwich Bus station and Railway station

For more details of these services and others see Konectbus website.

excel First: Peterborough to Norwich (routes A and B)

These two buses stop and pass through the village providing a 30 minutes service the whole route from Norwich to Peterborough, there are also:
– Fast buses up to every 30 minutes between Dereham and Norwich taking just 35 minutes, with extra journeys at peak times.
– A combined daytime frequency of three buses per hour between Dereham and Norwich (including route D)

For more details of these services and others see FirstGroup website.

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