A Warm Welcome to Hindolveston

The Hindol Website

The village website was adopted by the Parish Council in January 2017. It is a source of local information and including forecasts/ reports on local events. It also serves as a window into the work of the Parish Council, including the publication of agendas, meetings minutes and financial reports.

Residents can request allowable content to be included by contacting the website manager, Phil Brown, using hindolweb@gmail.com. For a quick overview of the menu and sub-menus have a look at the Site Menu Index.

A note from the web manager

It should noted out that the web manager welcomes local initiatives to add content or create reports. What may seem like a low key offering now may prove to be a valuable source for research in years to come. In other words, the website can be used to record everyday life in Hindolveston. The web manager works full time and does not have the time to look for stories, but is happy to discuss ideas.


Crafts in Action Spring Workshops

Hindolveston Crafts in Action began with a series of workshops introducing people to various crafts. Twenty-one years later many of those students are still enjoying using the skills they learnt then.

Now we are holding another set of workshops in the Village Hall.  The first will be screen printing on 17th March (£30 per person), then “Cut, Stick and Stitch” appliqué on 14th April (£15 per person) followed by Rag Rug Making on 5th May (£25 per person). They are all on a Saturday and all equipment and materials will be provided.

All of the courses are run be experienced tutors and are subsidised by Crafts in Action. To book please contact Julie Lovett on 861789 or julielovettcrafts@gmail.

Notice: Road Closure – Fulmodeston, now extended to 11 March 2018

NORFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL proposes to make a Temporary Traffic Order affecting the C331 Hindolveston Road from its junction with C316 Stibbard Road for a distance of 342 metres eastwards in the PARISH OF HINDOLVESTON because of water main laying. The road will be temporarily closed (except for access) from 19th February 2018 to 11th March 2018 for the duration of the works. The original notice can be viewed in the post.

This affects anyone who normally drives through Fulmodeston (and then Kettlestone) to reach the Holt-Fakenham road.

Hindol Ladies Group – 2018 Programme

The Hindol Ladies Group has a full programme of activities throughout 2018. The group usually meets on the second Thursday of each month at 7.30pm. Talks take place in the Millennium Pavilion. New members are welcome to join at any time. If you are interested in attending an evening event, just go to the Millennium Pavilion on the Hindolveston Rec (plenty of parking) and you will be made most welcome. Annual subscription is £5. Meetings at the Millennium Hall are £2 per night. For the 2018 programme click here.

Bygone Memories – Hindolveston by Philip J Chapman

Residents may be interested to read an excellent article in the December 2017 edition of the Suffolk Norfolk Life magazine. Philip does not live in the village but discovered Hindolveston during a search for his cousins many years ago.

The article takes readers on a bygone ‘tour’ to show how the village appeared around 100 years ago. It includes 11 photos, some of which were made available from the gallery section of this website. Some of you will recognise your own houses!!

Latest Consumer and Scam News

Norfolk County Council provides information on the up to date consumer alerts. This includes reports of door step ‘rogue’ traders and the latest reported email scams. To see these click here. For more details regarding scam awareness in general and advice on how to prevent being a victim, have a look at the scam awareness page.

Village Hall Programme for March 2018

For the latest activity programme being run in the Village Hall, check out the Village Hall What’s On schedule. This can be downloaded here or just check the post for details.

The Parish Council has a Vacancy – It takes all sorts!!

There is still a vacancy on the Parish Council after 7 months!! If you are interested in becoming a councillor but you are not sure whether you have the right background or how your skills/ experience might assist the council, then take a look at It Takes All Sorts published by the National Association of Local Councils.

Then, if you are still interested in contributing to the community and working as part of a team please email the Parish Clerk on hindolvestonpc@googlemail.com or talk to one the Parish Councillors. The matter will be raised at the next meeting on 15 March 2018.

Village Screen – Spring Season is upon us

The Hindolveston Village Screen is one of the village’s open secrets. If you have never visited a Village Screen showing, then it is recommended. The parking is free and you will find a much more informal setting . The bar is open beforehand and ice creams are on sale too. The selection of films may not be what you would find in the local cinemas but this adds to the charm.

Birds of Hindolveston – A Tour Guide by Luke Nash

Local resident and school boy, Luke Nash, has compiled an excellent tour guide with his own photos specifically for this website, to the birds you can see around the village and in the near vicinity. You can view the guide by clicking here. To see the photos separately, look at the page entitled Birds of Hindol  in the Galleries section.

Parish Council Meeting Minutes

Scanned copies of the approved meeting minutes are available for viewing and download on this website; please click here for the relevant page.

Keep the Date

  • Sat 17 March: Screen Printing Workshop in the Village Hall – 10am to 3.30 pm, see poster for details
  • Sat 17 March: Village Screen The Beguiled (15) in the Village Hall, doors open at 7pm, see post for details
  • Sat 14 April: Cut, Stick & Stitch – Appliqué Workshop in the Village Hall – 10am to 4 pm, see poster for details
The website is paid for by the Norfolk Association of Local Councils of which the Hindolveston Parish Council is a member. Its structure and content is managed by the web manager on behalf of the Parish Council and the local community in accordance with the approved website management policy