Website updated 14.07.20

 

Watton Town SignWatton twinned with Weeze, Germany

There are three tiers of local Government, each with different responsibilities.

The Town Council works with Breckland District Council and Norfolk County Council 


Watton Town Council is following the

Government Advice regarding the coronavirus pandemic: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

ALL  PHYSICAL TOWN COUNCIL MEETINGS ARE CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

TOWN COUNCIL ZOOM VIRTUAL MEETINGS WILL BE COMMENCING ON 23.06.20 – PLEASE SEE AGENDA PAGE

 The Town Council is still working on behalf of the residents of Watton and please continue to contact the Town Council Office by email or phone.

Town Councillors are corresponding with staff and each other by holding regular Zoom Catch-Up meetings. Matters can be discussed and actions sanctioned. Delegation to the staff has been extended during this time of restricted activities to allow the Council to function and fulfil its legal responsibilities.

Recently it has been agreed to grant £500 to Watton Thursday Club and to engage a gardener to help manage Jubilee Garden. The Council has also decided to extend the current rent free period for the three market traders who have continued to serve Watton each Wednesday.

The Council also continues to consider planning applications received for consultation and comments are passed to Breckland District Council as the Local Planning Authority.

TOWN COUNCIL OFFICE CLOSED

Please note:

The Watton Town Council Office is closed to the Public until further notice.

Staff are working from home and will answer the telephone and respond to emails.

We trust you will understand that to ensure the continued running of the Council this is an essential step.

As normal, contact details are:

01953 881007

[email protected]

[email protected]

Thank you for your patience and understanding at this difficult time.

 

WATTON CEMETERY

Official guidelines are currently not stating that Cemeteries should necessarily be closed However, social distancing must be adhered to and Cemeteries should not be used as recreational areas, therefore we are requesting that if you do visit the Cemetery it is to attend a grave only and social distancing must be adhered to.

 

Photo of the Town Mayor and Vice Mayor

Photo of the Town Mayor and Vice Mayor

 

 

Watton Town Council Mayor 2019-20 and 2020-21

The first meeting of the newly elected Town Council for Watton was held on 14.05.19.

 Pat WARWICK was elected as Chairman and Mayor of Watton.

Jane FOUNTAIN was elected Vice-Chairman.

Both Pat and Jane are to remain in position until May 2021.