Councillor Vacancy

If you would like to know more about the Parish Council and contribute to working for the Community of Martham as part of a team—

 Please contact any of the current Councillors will be happy to share their experiences or alternatively please send a current curriculum vitae with a covering letter explaining what skills and attributes you would bring to the community .

If you would like further details please contact the office on 01493 749938 or email the Clerk at

May bank holiday 2020 – date changed

The early May bank holiday in 2020 will move from –

Monday 4 May  to Friday 8 May to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, which takes place on 8 May .

Business Secretary Greg Clark announced the change, stating it would enable people to pay tribute to those who served in one of the ‘most significant events in our country’s history’


Dates for Diary – Guided walk at Martham Smee and Scythe Workshop

Thursday 20 June

6.30 to 7.30pm

Guided Walk on Martham Smee Land – Common Road

No need to book, just turn up and join in

Meet: Martham Smee on Common Road

Map showing location: click on this link

Sunday 28 July

10am to 4pm

Scythe Workshop

Martham Community Centre and Martham Smee Land

This workshop is free, but booking essential.

To book: phone 01603 598318 or email


Norfolk Trading Standards – Rogue Trading

Norfolk Trading Standards have recently received a number of reports of doorstep cold callers in Norfolk.  Below is some useful information about how to report and raise awareness: Doorstep Cold Callers: If concerned about possible rogue trader activity in your area, you can contact Trading Standards through the Citizens Advice helpline on 03454 04 05 06, or Norfolk Constabulary via 101.

No Cold Calling Zones: To help stop cold callers targeting vulnerable people in the community you may wish to set up a No Cold Calling Zone.  A No Cold Calling Zone is a designated area where the residents declare they will no longer accept traders calling at their homes without an appointment. For further information and an application form contact Norfolk Trading Standards on 0344 800 8020 or visit