Community Council

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.
IndexMeeting DateRecords
33Remaining Meeting Dates 2018/192 October 2018
6 November 2018
4 December 2018
1 January 2019
5 February 2019
5 March 2019
324 September 2018Agenda
317 August 2018Minutes
Review of Constitution
303 July 2018Minutes
2914th June 2018
285 June 2018Minutes
271st May 2018Minutes
263rd April 2018Minutes
256th March 2018Minutes
246th February 2018Minutes
232nd & 5th January 2018Minutes
225th December 2017Minutes
217th November 2017Minutes
203rd October 2017Minutes
195th September 2017Minutes
181st August 2017Minutes
174th July 2017Minutes
168th June 2017AGM Minutes
156th June 2017Minutes
142nd May 2017Minutes
135th April 2017Minutes
127th March 2017Minutes
117th February 2017Minutes
103rd January 2017Minutes
912th December 2016Minutes
81st November 2016Minutes
74th October 2016Minutes
66th September 2016Minutes
52nd August 2016Minutes
45th July 2016Minutes
37th June 2016AGM Minutes
27th June 2016Minutes
18th June 2016Chair'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 – Fred Bloomfield
  • 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
  • Shirley White – 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

Health & Safety Policy


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