There are three defibrillators in Scarning –

  • Outside the Co-Op shop NR19 2AZ – ///tags.workforce.airfields
  • Outside the School NR19 2PW – ///shredder.leader.motivations
  • Outside the Village Hall NR19 2PF – ///corporate.bouncing.mugs

Details of how to access the defibrillators are at each location. Clear instructions to use the defibrillators are given.

They can be used by anyone, without any prior knowledge of these life saving machines.

Useful Contacts

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

Scarning Beacon newsletter– Chris Farnham 07836 675858

Scarning Parish Council – Nick Hartley 07938 001056 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

Dereham Recycling Centre – Trafalgar Business Park, Rash’s Green NR19 1JG – Norfolk County Council

Report fly-tipping  – 01362 696870 Breckland Council

Report road defects, overgrown hedges etc  – 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

Scarning Community Speedwatch Group  – Co-ordinator Cathy Geary 07841 261997 CathyGeary66@Gmail.Com

Community Car Scheme – Janet Newell 07827 972163 Dereham Town Council

Shipdham Lane Playing Field – Charles Hewson (Committee Chairperson) ‭07941 126977‬
Andy Hudson (Committee Vice-Chairperson) ‭07771 755159‬
Ben Hudson (Committee Secretary) 07772 647170‬

Blackthorn Drive Playing Field & Scarning Water Meadows – Nick Hartley (Parish Clerk) 07938 001056 ScarningClerk@BTInternet.Com

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

Village Hall Secretary – Sonia Lee 07795 807967 ScarningVH.Secretary@Gmail.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

Daisy Programme – Breaking the chain of abuse in Breckland – Who To Call

Scarning WI – Tina Hobbs 01362 698395

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

Scarning Table Tennis Club – Frank Foreman  01362 687082  or Eddie Kidd EddieKidd16@Gmail.Com

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

Scarning Bowls Club – Alan Glister 07780 924017 AlanGlister@BTInternet.Com

Village Website – www.Scarning.Info

Parish Council Website – www.ScarningPC.Info

Scarning Primary School Website – www.ScarningPrimary.Co.UK

Bus/train information – Travel Norfolk0870 608 2608

Car Link – 01603 700657

Citizens Advice Bureau – Dereham Citizens Advice Bureau  0800 144 8848

Dereham Meeting Point – 01362 698866 Dereham Meeting Point

aboutDereham – Carolyn Coleman 01362 695084 Hello@aboutDereham.Org

Love Dereham – Athena Poole 07749687981 Love Dereham

Dog warden service – Animal Warden Services

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

Our local supermarket

East of England Co-op Foodstore
Old Swaffham Road
NR19 2AZ
01362 699179
Website –East of England Co-op

Online delivery also available with Snappy Shopper

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

Local Bus Routes

Follow this link to access the above map on the BusAtlas website, which has maps for every county in the UK and would be useful if you are travelling further afield.

Norfolk County Council Travel Planner – Travel Norfolk

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.

Post Boxes

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

Royal Mail – Post Boxes Interactive Map

Location Weekdays Saturdays
Weldon Road 17.15 09.00
Allwood Avenue 17.15 11.00
Black Horse Close (Priority Postbox) 16.00 9.45
New Inn Lane (Priority Postbox) 17.00 11.00
Ivy House, Dereham Road 16.00 09.30
Dereham Post Office (Priority Postbox) 18.00 13.00

Mobile Library Twitter Feed

Mobile Library

The Mobile Library (Route Number CEN316) stops in Scarning at Shipdham Lane (Mayfair) on Monday afternoons from 13.20 to 13.35, and returns every four weeks. Please see the Events page for full details. Here is a PDF of the full timetable of stops in our area – Mobile Library timetable – CEN 316

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. As well as adult fiction and non-fiction there is also a huge selection of children’s books, plus quite a few jigsaw puzzles.

Email – Central.Mobiles.Lib@Norfolk.Gov.UK
Website – Mobile Libraries

Did you know?

These signs indicate where a water hydrant is.

Please don’t remove or paint over these signs, erect fences or allow foliage to grow covering them.
These signs help fire crews quickly locate hydrants in an emergency and for our technicians when they need to carry out maintenance.