Welcome to Tivetshall

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All councillors

Welcome to the small rural parish of Tivetshall. The parish is made up of two Communities; Tivetshall St Margaret and Tivetshall St Mary, which have approximately 240 households and 568 residents.The villages are located in the district of South Norfolk, 7 miles from the Suffolk borderand are situated south west of Norwich, located next to the A140 and B1134.

The parishes border Great Moulton to the north, Dickleburgh and Shimpling to the south, Gissing to the west and Pulham Market to the east.

Within the parishes we have a village post office, a modern village hall and a primary school along with two popular public houses,  The Old Ram in Tivetshall St Mary and The Railway Tavern in Tivetshall St Margaret.

To find out more about what we have to offer within the Tivetshalls please visit our Amenities and Services pages. 

What does it cost to keep our Parishes nice? 

Unauditied accounts for 2021-2022


Exercise of Electors rights 2021-2022



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Councillor Vacancies

The council currently has one vacancy. Find out what's involved.

Please contact the Parish Clerk if you are interested in representing your local community by email: Parish.Clerk@Tivetshall.org.uk

or telephone 07813190516

Your Parish Council is made up of seven seats, and is in the Dickleburgh Ward of South Norfolk Council. Councillors represent residents of both St Mary and St Margaret.

In the interests of openness and ‘transparency’, all parish councillors are obliged to declare any interests they may have that could affect, or be seen to affect, their independence and objectivity. A register of interests is maintained by the District Council (South Norfolk)

Parish Chairman Rob Alleguen- Porter receiving the Covid Plaque from County Councillor Martin Wilby to recognise the wonderful work done by parishioners and volunteers in Tivetshall. It was a huge honour to receive this wonderful plaque and it will be located on The Village Hall by the entrance 

Cair Rob Alleguen-Porter receiving plaque for Village Covid support response

Help us to help you

Dog Bin

Fly Tipping, Dog Waste Bins requiring to be emptied, and Dog waste not being picked up. Please complete the SNDC Street Clean reporting form. Click Here


Please help us to report Highway issues within our Villages.

E.G. Potholes, Street Furniture broken, Verge cutting, Foot paths

Click Here


Smoke and Bonfires

There are no laws for when a resident can have a bonfire, however commercial bonfires are more strictly controlled. Whether domestic or commercial they must not create a nuisance for people in the local area.

For full guidence please Click Here

If you cause a smoke nuisance SNDC can take enforcement action against you. This could lead to a fine of up to £5,000 and a criminal record if convicted.