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Rocklands, Norfolk

The Villages of Rockland All Saints and Rockland St Peter

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Facilities and Organisations

Village HallRocklands Primary School FORS (School PTA)Transport LinksThe Frank Thomas Mann Rocklands TrustThe Shellrock Benefice
The Shellrock Circle The RocklanderMobile Library New BeginningsOil Syndicate


The Village Hall

Recently refurbished, the 50 year-old hall comprises a large room with sprung floor, a small committee room,kitchen and with access and toilet facilities for the disabled. It is used by several organisations and is also available for hire for fundraising events, concerts(max 150),parties and dances(max 100) at reasonable rates
Contact: Shena Scholes: 01953 741741


Rocklands Primary School

This is a thriving small village school with a friendly family atmosphere and outstanding achievements. It has achieved good Ofsted report (2013) with outstanding features identified.
Contact: Tele: 01953 483369
Website: www.rocklandscp.org.uk


Friends of Rocklands School (FORS)

All parents at Rockland School are members of the FORS (formerly the PTA). FORS have regular fund raising events which provide the school with much needed extras to help with the education of the children.
Website: www.rocklandscp.org.uk


The Frank Thomas Mann Rocklands Trust

This registered charity,administered by a group of trustees from the Rocklands community,was created by the amalgamation of The Thomas Mann Trust with the RocklandAll Saints and St Peter's Fuel Trusts.
The Trustees can distribute the income to support residents of Rocklands who might be in need, distress or suffering hardship. Any remaining funds may also be used to the general benefit of the inhabitants of Rocklands. It is the policy of the Trustees to make one-off payments according to the individual merits of each case, and not to enter into ongoing subscriptions to any particular cause.
The Trustees would like to remind people that there is money available to be distributed, should a suitable need arise. Applications are treated in confidence.
Contact: Mr John Sims (Secretary) (Tele: 483330)


The Shellrock Benefice

The five parishes of Great and Little Ellingham, Rockland All Saints, Rockland St Peter and Shropham.
Up to date details of services and events on the website.


The Shellrock Circle

The Shellrock Circle is a senior citizen club for the over 50s of the villages of Rocklands, Great and Little Ellingham, Shropham and Snetterton. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at Rocklands Village Hall from 2pm to 4pm. Several subsidised coach outings are organised each year, and three luncheon clubs meet each month
Contact: Sec: Allyson Blandford, 9 Wayland Road, Rocklands. Website: Web.ukonline.co.uk/shellrock


The Rocklander

The monthly magazine of news and views from the village,including a calender of events.
Items for inclusion should be sent to therocklander@aol.com by the 20th of the month or left at The Post Office by the 19th
With any queries please ring Barbara on 01953 483420


Norfolk County Council Mobile Library

New Beginnings

The Mobile Library visits Rocklands about every four weeks on a Friday.Route information on the Council website
The New Beginnings Group for women meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7.30. Meetings are held alternately at Gt Ellingham Recreation Centre and Rocklands Village Hall.
There is usually a Guest Speaker
Contact:Mrs Barbara Scase Tele: 01953 483420


Oil Syndicate

The Rix Oil Community operates in the Village, supplying oil at a discount price and making a donation to the school anfd palying fields.
If you wish to join this scheme contact Chris Trenerry, Manager East Anglia, Rix Petroleum(East Anglia) Ltd
Tele: 01953 457057 or 07894 479790; e-mail: chris.trenerry@rix.co.uk