What We Do

We support, guide and co-ordinate town community and infrastructure development.

We are the sole Trustees of the Jubilee Community Centre charity and managers of the venue.

We are the managers of The Town Hall including hiring the venue out for events, small and large, and are the holders of the licence for weddings. 

We are guardians of the Town Square Clock and the Town’s War Memorials.

We offer small Grants to help local organisations.

We are consultees on matters concerning town planning.

We manage the Local Markets—held on Fridays and Saturdays in the town centre. 

We hold a variety of Events including the big Christmas Lights Switch On, monthly cinema in the Town Hall, Mayor’s Civic events for the benefit of the town’s residents.

We are working with other agencies to agree a Neighbourhood Plan.


In addition, our Councillors represent the Council on the following boards:

  • Downham Market Sports Federation

  • West Norfolk Community Sports Committee

  • Festival Committee

  • Joint Burial Board

  • Joint Remembrance Day Committee

  • Norfolk Association of Local Councils

  • Safer Neighbourhood Area Partnership

  • West Norfolk Arts Forum

  • West Norfolk Local Action Group

  • West Norfolk MIND

  • West Norfolk Tourism Forum




  • 100 Acre

  • Retreat Almshouses

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