Local Services & Groups

Village Groups and Regular Meetings

The Anchor Magazine –  has local news of whats going on in Terrington St Clement including clubs, services and business. It also details the weekly services for both churches.  It can be found on the Terrington St Clement Parish website.  Thee Editors Sue and Holly Atkin can be contacted on 01553 828145 or via email sueandholly.atkin@btinternet.com

Terrington Young Farmers – A small friendly group of people with a diverse background. Membership is good at mid-twenties, with an even stronger Countrysider club almost at 30. We all however, share the same ethos and that is to be “Game for a Laugh”, where necessary though we do know how to encompass the seriousness.  Terrington meet on a Tuesday evening, depending on the nature of the meeting this can be at our base; Jephson Hall at Walpole Cross Keys or out an about on a tour or visit. For more information, contact County Office on 01603 731307 or chairman 2013/14, Jamie Grant on 07769225253.

The WI Terrington St Clement – meets in the Village Hall. Contact Sue Atkin 01553 828145 or Sue Bragg 01553 829881 sue@susigns.co.uk

St Clement’s Women’s Clubregular meetings, at 7 for 7.15pm, in the Village Hall.  Contact Mavis Beckett on 828563 or Carol Pollendine on 829626.

Terrington St Clement Flower Club meets regularly in the Village Hall- contact Sue or Holly Atkin on 01553 828145 for details.

Terrington Toddlers (0-5 years) meet on Wednesdays in the SureStart Children’s Centre, 101 Churchgateway, from 9.15am.  Parents, grandparents and carers welcome, have a tea or coffee and a chat while the children play.

Charity Bingo is held regularly in the Village Hall and as well as providing a social gathering raises a great deal of money for various charities.  For enquiries, contact Julie Gant on 01553 828600.

1st Terrington st Clement Rainbows ,Brownies, Guides and Freebridge Marshland Rangers. Girlguiding UK is for girls of 5-7 years (Rainbows ), 7-10 years (Brownies), 10-15 years (Guides) and  14 – 21 years (Rangers). These all run in the village on different evening of the week. If you would like to find out more information click onto https://www.girlguiding.org.uk and press the get involved tab. You will be able to register your daughter and find out more information.

 1st Terrington St Clement Beavers, boys and girls (6-8 years) meet on Fridays, 6.30-7.30pm.

Cubs, boys and girls (8 – 10 years) meet on Wednesday 6.30-8.00pm,

Scouts boys and girls (10 1/2- 14 years) meet on Thursdays, 7-9pm. Please contact Mik Ranger GSL 01553 672010

Terrington Residents Associationmeets on the first Thursday of each month from 10.30am – 12noon at Clement Court.  Sylvia Pomeroy is the contact on 01553 827036.

The Vicar of the Parish Church is Rev Robert Slipper 01553 828430.  There is now a website for the Parish Church:  www.tsc-church.org.uk

The Minister of the Methodist Church is Andrew McGuire 01553 828998.

If you would like to amend or add to the information on this page please contact Karen Treacher, Clerk to the Council 01553 827499 or email terringtonpc@outlook.com

Schools

There are two state schools in the village, both on Churchgateway.  The Primary School- Terrington St Clement Community School- covers 3-11 year olds and currently has 374 pupils.  The school’s own website is at www.terrington-st-clement.norfolk.sch.uk and you can see an official overview of the school at http://schoolsfinder.direct.gov.uk/9262420/overview/ The school’s phone number is 01553 828348.

The Secondary School St Clement’s High Schoolis now designated as a Humanities School, covers the age range 11-16 and has 628 pupils.  The school’s own website is www.st-clements.norfolk.sch.uk and includes details of any job vacancies at the school.  There is an official overview at http://schoolsfinder.direct.gov.uk/9265408/overview/ The school facilities (sports hall, classrooms etc) are available for hire most evenings for local clubs and organisations.  The phone number is 01553 828648.

The private Phoenix Montessori School win the Oddfellows Hall on Sutton Road caters for children from 3 months to 5 years.  Full details can be found on their website, http://www.phoenix-montessori.co.uk/ and their phone number is 01553 829813.

Sports Clubs

Terrington St Clement has a number of thriving sports clubs and teams playing in local leagues.  There are two football clubs, the Terrington Tigers (which covers an age range of 8 – 16) and the adult football club, and clubs for cricket, tennis and bowls.  All play at the Memorial Field on Churchgateway.

The Terrington Tigers Football Club now has its own website at www.terringtontigersfc.co.uk

For more details of the Terrington St Clement Cricket Club, click on the following link to view their Facebook page:  http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=15011646503 The annual race night and presentations will be held on 26 September at the Village Hall.

For enquiries about the Tennis Club and details of membership the contact is Mark Wilson at 11 Churchgateway, phone number 01553 829161 or 07984 429219.  Membership is £5 for under-16s, £25 for adults and there are discounts for families, those over 16 in full-time education and anyone unemployed.

The King William Bowls Club welcomes those who can play and those who wish to learn- contact 827171 or 828656.

The Memorial Field Bowls Clubs welcomes players/beginners to join contact George Girdlestone on 01553 828833

 

The Short Mat Bowls Group

meets in the Village Hall every Thursday between 7 and 10pm- new members are always to welcome to

Links and further details of the other clubs will be added as soon as they are available. Everyone welcome to come along and join in.

 

 

Local Services

St Clement’s SureStart Children’s Centre is now open in Churchgateway.  It coordinates activities and services for families with children under 5 living in Terrington St Clement and many surrounding villages.  The phone number is 01553 827674 and the e-mail address is office@st-clements-childrens-centre.co.uk

Terrington St Clement Post Office in Churchgateway offers a wide range of services in addition to the usual postal facilities.  These include car tax, free cash withdrawals for customers of a number of banks and building societies, foreign currency (pre-order), phone top-ups, bill payments and other financial services.  It also provides a police information point.  Contact Derek and Sue Hodgson on 01553 828241.

The Mobile Library comes to the village every second Tuesday; it will be here on 12 and 26 October and subsequent, alternate Tuesdays. There are 12 stopping points around the village at various times from 9.40am to 4.20pm– see the Anchor magazine or contact Downham Market Library on 01366 383073 for details.  Additionally, there is a home library service for those who cannot access the normal library services.  Run by the WRVS and Norfolk County Council, books of your choice can be delivered to your home free of charge.  For more details contact the library on 01553 772568.

Terrington Neighbourhood Police Team works with the local community to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour.  For non-emergencies they can be contacted on 0845 456 4567 or e-mailsntterrington@norfolk.pnn.police.uk The team is on duty from 08.00 to 24.00, 7 days per week.  For emergencies at all times, dial 999. The mobile police station visits the village regularly.

Terrington St Clement Village Hall is available for hire for private parties, social events and local groups.  To enquire or book, call Pam Clarke on 01553 827136.