IMPORTANT: HIGHFIELD ROAD CAR PARK - PROPOSED CHARGES
North Norfolk District Council are proposing the introduction
of parking charges for the Highfield Road car park,
opposite Fakenham College. If you currently use this
facility and/or if you have objections to the proposal,
NNDC is seeking your opinion during their consultation
Fakenham Town Council will also be discussing the matter
further at their main Council Meeting on Tuesday 14
February at 7.00pm at Fakenham Connect.
Letters of objection need to be received at NNDC by
the 23rd February and should be sent to:-
For the attention of Jill Fisher
North Norfolk District Council
Norfolk NR27 9JA
FAKENHAM & DISTRICT CHAMBER OF TRADE
MINUTES OF MEETING HELD AT
BUTCHER ANDREWS FAKENHAM
ON 7TH FEBRUARY 2012
Diane Shilling, Philip Moy, Carl Lake, Brett Corder,
Andrea St Quintin, John Lingwood
MINUTES OF JANUARY MEETING
Signed as present and correct
A meeting was held by the Town Council in relation
to Highfield Road car park. Objections to the proposed
charges for this car park need to be with NNDC by the
23rd February. Everyone to spread the word on this.
DS will contact Steve Hall and ask him to include this
on the website
Letter from the Church thanking us for our contribution
to the Christmas Tree Festival.
Cheques written ready for the presentation evening.
The Bank balance was depreciating slightly but was still
RECENT PLANNING APPLICATIONS TO THE TOWN COUNCIL
The only item is in relation to the introduction of
charging by NNDC on Highfield Road car park
ANY OTHER BUSINESS
PM met the Barclays Bank Manager and he is very keen
to become involved with things within the town. PM to
invite him to the presentation evening - Action PM
PM to sort name badges for Committee members and the
charities - Action PM
DS said five out of the six charities had confirmed
their attendance - she would chase the last charity
to see if they will be attending
DS said the buffet was sorted and she would also ring
the Sports Centre and organise the drinks
JL to bring the banner to the even - Action JL
Agreed to meet at the Sports Centre at 6..15pm - 6.30pm
Next meeting on Monday 5th March.
FIREWORKS POSTER COMPETITION 2010
October 2010: The Chamber recently
ran a Bonfire Night colouring competition between local
schools, which attracted around 1200 entries. Judging
took place at Fakenham Parish Church and winners recieved
£30 book tokens, with runners up being given £15
Winners and runners up were Isaac
Blackford from Weasenham Primary School, Chloe Register
from Fakenham Juniors, Megan Fox at Hindringham Primary
and Marcia Pope from Fakenham Juniors.
Weasenham and Hindringham Primary
Schools, as winners, were each awarded £100, with
Fakenham Juniors being given two £50 runners up
The colourful posters, which promote
the Fakenham Fireworks Display on 6th November, are
now brightening up the windows of the empty Pearce Electrical
shop in Fakenham's Oak Street.
FIREWORKS AT THE BARRACKS
October 2010: The Chamber's
2010 Fireworks Display will once again raise money for
'Help For Heroes' and will feature an appearance by
personnel and vehicles from Swanton Morley barracks.
North Norfolk Radio will be there as well to provide
more entertainment, of course.
This provided a great photo-opportunity
for the local press this week, as members of The Chamber,
the lads from the barracks, radio station representatives
and Lawnwise & Leisure (who run the display) were
all on hand to promote this year's event.
FAKENHAM FAIR 2010
The Fakenham Chamber of Trade attended
the 2010 Fakenham Fair. Pictured below are members of
the committee on the Chamber stand.
The amount raised by the Chamber on
the day was £128.50, which was donated to Kick
Start Fakenham towards future town events. Pictured
below is KRYSTAL FEIN who was visiting on holiday from
Germany and won a hamper from Corders Budgens, presented
by Chamber President Brett Corder.
Also pictured here is NEIL RASPBERRY,
winner of the Fakenham Fair 'guess the weight of the
Stuart Cuttler has sadly resigned
from his position as President of the Chamber due to
The committee would like to wish him
well for the future and thank him for his time and effort
over the last 18 months.
HELP FOR HEROES DONATION
The photo below was taken at the presentation
evening for Help for Heroes. Money was raised from the
2009 Chamber fireworks display. The cheque was for £2,500.00
and the evening was attended by helpers from the fireworks
Left to right in the photo are:-
David Hunter, Major James Chandler, Lord Craig, Stuart
Cuttler, Mike Coates, Brett Corder
NEW MEMBERS WELCOMED
We currently have over 60 Chamber
members' businesses listed on our website. If you run
a business in the Fakenham area, or know a business
owner who could benefit from membership of the Chamber,
please get in touch.
Find out more on
NEW COMMITTEE MEMBERS REQUIRED
The Chamber Committee is actively
looking for new Committee members. Anyone who is interested
should contact the Secretary, Diane Shilling by e-mail
or by telephone on 01328 820861
NEW HONORARY MEMBER
Norfolk Radio has been voted the Radio Academy's 'East
of England Station of the Year' and they broadcast to
the region from their studios in Stody, North Norfolk.
As well as entertaining us, much of their time is dedicated
to supporting the local community through charity work
and they make many public promotional appearances 'on
the road' throughout the area.
They have worked closely
with us for a long time and have contributed greatly
to the success of our annual November firework displays.
We're now pleased to welcome this very successful local
business to the Fakenham Chamber as an honorary member.
Market is held in the Market Square between 8.30am &
12noon on the FOURTH Saturday of every month (please
note this is not always the LAST Saturday).
A wide variety
of fresh top quality local produce, seasonal variations,
usually 25 to 35 stalls. A traditional market with atmosphere,
value and entertainment, come early to avoid disappointment.