Useful Contacts

Local Services


Church: St Margaret’s Little Dunham – Church of England

Church service: Sunday service is at 9:00am on the first and third Sundays in the month. Details of other services are advertised in the Parish Magazine

Parish: Little Dunham is in the Launditch and Upper Nar group of parishes which includes Litcham, Great Dunham, East and West Lexham, Beeston, Stanfield, Great and Little Fransham, Bittering Parva, Gressenhall, Longham, Rougham, Weasenham All Saints, Weasenham St Peter and Wellingham.

Parish Rector: Revd. Canon Heather Butcher

Address: The Rectory, Pound Lane, Litcham PE32 2TD

Tel: 01328 700071

Vicar: Revd. Julia Hemp

Address: The Vicarage, 4 Lodge Meadows, Gressenhall NR20 4TN

Tel: 01362 861380


Contact: Swaffham Police Station

Address: Westacre Road, Swaffham, PE37 7LY

Tel: 101 (non-emergencies). Always dial 999 in an emergency.

Website: Visit Swaffham Police Station website.

Bus Services

Local Buses: Flexibus

Swaffham Flexibus

Times of operation: Monday to Friday 7am – 7pm Saturday service available

To request a journey: Telephone: 0300 1231145
Booking hours: Monday to Friday, 9am – 4.30pm

Please make your booking by 3pm the day before you wish to travel. If you wish to travel on a Monday, please book by 3pm on the Friday before.
Area: The bus travels to/from Swaffham.
Pick-up and drop-off is available from the following villages Monday to Friday:

Beeston Bittering East Lexham East Raynham Great Dunham Great Fransham Helhoughton
Litcham Little Dunham Longham Mileham Rougham South Acre Sporle
Tittleshall Weasenham All Saints Weasenham St Peter West Acre West Lexham West Raynham Whissonsett

For further information, visit the Travel Search website.

National Express Coaches or Travel East Anglia

Contact their Website: www.

Around Swaffham – Tourist Information

Tel: 01760 722 255, 9am-5pm, Mon-Sat

Website: www.

Rail Services


King’s Lynn & Downham Market are the nearest rail stations

Contact: First Capital Connect – Train Tracker: 0871 200 49 50



Contact: Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Address: Gayton Road, King’s Lynn, PE30 4ET

Tel: 01553 613 613

Services: General admissions, A&E

Website: Visit the Queen Elizabeth Hospital website.


Contact: Cottage Hospital

Address: Sporle Road, Swaffham, PE37 7HL

Tel: 01760 721 363

Services: 18 beds, no A&E

Doctors Surgeries

Contact: Plowright Medical Centre

Address: 1 Jack Boddy Way, Swaffham PE37 7HJ

Tel: 01760 722 797

Website: Visit the Plowright Medical Centre website.


Contact: Manor Farm Medical Centre

Address: Mangate Street, Swaffham, PE37 7QN

Tel: 01760 721 786

Website: Visit the Manor Farm Medical Centre website.


Contact: The Campingland Surgery

Address: Campingland, Swaffham, PE37 7RD

Tel: 01760 721 211

Website: Visit the Campingland Surgery website.


Contact: Litcham Health Centre

Address: Manor Drive, Litcham, Norfolk, PE32 2NW

Tel: 01328 701 568

Website: Visit the Litcham Health Centre website.

Emergency Dentist

Contact: Wellington House Dental Practice

Address: 17 Wellington Road, Dereham

Tel: 01362 695504


Great Dunham Primary School Tel. No. 01328 701357


Water & Sewerage Services

Contact: Anglian Water

Tel: 08457 145 145

Website: Visit the Anglian Water website.

Little Dunham has mains electricity and water. Some houses are now on main sewerage, though a number still have septic tanks. Private operators offer an emptying service, details of which can be found by consulting the Yellow Pages.


National Grid: Tel: 0800 7838838

Dunham Heating Oil Syndicate

As a number of properties in Little Dunham rely on oil for their heating, residents manage the Dunham Heating Oil Syndicate in order to co-ordinate oil deliveries and take advantage of economies of scale.

The Syndicate is currently managed by John Barry, of 10 School Road, Holme Hale IP25 7DP.

Tel: 01760 441432. Mobile: 07593 065842.  Email:

The order dates for 2017 are:

  • Sunday 15th January;
  • Sunday 12th March;
  • Sunday 4th June;
  • Sunday 3rd September;
  • Sunday 5th November.

Orders will be placed the following morning.

Refuse Collection


Brown bin (garden waste) alternate Fridays
Green bin (general waste) alternate Fridays
Black bin (recycling) alternate Fridays
Bank Holidays may affect some collections.


Local Roads: Jonathan Winnett  Tel: 07787 523063

Highways Agency for A47 Tel: 0300 1235000



Contact: Swaffham Library

Address: The Pightle, Swaffham, PE37 7DF

Tel: 01760 721 513

Opening hours: Visit the Swaffham Library website for opening times and services.

Parish Magazine

The Parish Magazine is the village newspaper and includes all the villages in the Upper Nar Group and Mileham.

Editor: Reverend Jonathan Boston

Address: Bevan House, Litcham PE32 2QG

Tel: 01328 701200

Email: For sub editor Julia Bloomfield,   Free deliveries

Contributions: Anyone with items of interest to be included in the magazine should send them to the Editor or sub Editor, Julia Bloomfield, or for Little Dunham items contact Jane Harding: email address:


Advertising: To advertise in the magazine please contact Paul Marchant on 01328 701841 or email