Community Council

Last updated on December 4th, 2017 at 03:48 pm

graphic- people-around-tableThe Walsham-le-Willows Community Council is a voluntary organisation and a registered charity established for the benefit of the community at large with its membership comprising all residents of the parish.

The Community Council was established in 1967 and was registered as The Charitable Trust [No. 278321] with the Charities Commission for England and Wales, in October 1979.

Community Council Meeting Records

The published Minutes and the latest Agenda of Walsham-le-Willows Community Council.
IndexYearMeeting DateRecords
2420186th FebruaryAgenda
2320182nd & 5th JanuaryMinutes
2220175th DecemberMinutes
2120177th NovemberMinutes
2020173rd OctoberMinutes
1920175th SeptemberMinutes
1820171st AugustMinutes
1720174th JulyMinutes
1620178th JuneAGM Minutes
1520176th JuneMinutes
1420172nd MayMinutes
1320175th AprilMinutes
1220177th MarchMinutes
1120177th FebruaryMinutes
1020173rd JanuaryMinutes
9201612th DecemberMinutes
820161st NovemberMinutes
720164th OctoberMinutes
620166th SeptemberMinutes
520162nd AugustMinutes
420165th JulyMinutes
320167th JuneAGM Minutes
220167th JuneMinutes
120168th JuneChair's Report to AGM

The responsibilities of the Community Council

  • To manage the Memorial Village Hall [The Memorial Hall Registered Trust No. 304950], its garden, grounds, the bowling green and car park.
  • To promote the social, educational and recreational life of the community as required by our Charitable Status within the National Charities Commission.

Specific Activities of the Community Council

  • Fundraising
  • The upkeep and hiring out of the Memorial Hall
  • The funding and publication of The Walsham Observer
  • Hosting the Satellite Post Office and running the Coffee Shop
  • The provision of entertainment (cinema, local music, drama and dance  performances, touring theatre groups)
  • Walsham Watch, an offshoot of the Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Current Members

The Executive Committee comprises:

  • 4 Honorary Officers – Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer and Secretary.
  • a maximum of 14 other Elected Members (Resident individuals who are 18+ and are interested in furthering the work of the Council).
  • another 4 Representative Members (Parish Council, Sports Club, Women’s Institute and Parochial Church Council).


Rob Barber, Ian Bartholomew, Ian Campbell and Maggie Barber

Elected Statutory Representatives

  • Chair – Rob Barber, Coffee Shop contact
  • Vice Chair – Jeannie Bloomfield, Observer Editor
  • Treasurer – Ian Bartholomew
  • Secretary – Maggie Barber, Creative Arts East contact

Elected Representatives of four Statutory Village Organisations

  • Trevor Roberts – Parish Council
  • Jean Nielsen – Parochial Church Council
  • Ian Campbell – Sports Club
  • Barbara Wills – Women’s Institute

Other Committee Members (with particular areas of interest)

  • Richard Belson – contact for Eastern Angles Touring Theatre
  • Kevin Boardley – web site
  • Keith Rothon – Hiring and maintenance of Memorial Hall
  • Ken Stockton – Walsham Watch
  • Judith Thomas – Walsham Concert Party
  • Shirley White – Community Lunches
  • Jaclyn Clark
  • Mick Mansfield
  • Ralph Hubbard
  • Janet Hubbard


Community Council Constitution


Rob Barber (Chair) using the contact form or on the number at bottom of page.