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Welcome to Hockering


Hockering is a rural civic parish in the county of Norfolk,  roughly 11 miles from the City of Norwich.

Hockering has several facilities available to the growing community which include:




Village Hall

Local Public House

Shop and Post Office

Play Area

Football Club and Grounds

The local doctors surgery can be found in the nearby villages of Mattishall and Lenwade.



Click the link below to download a copy of this magazine.

Hockering Life - Summer 2023

Hockering Life - Winter 2023

Hockering Life - Spring 2024

The Parish Council


The Parish Council consists of 7 councillors who represent the village on various matters.


The Parish Council is the third tier of local Government, the others being Breckland District Council and Norfolk County Council.

We meet at 7.30pm on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at Hockering Village Hall. 

Members of the public are very welcome to attend meetings and are able to participate during the open forum, which is part of the meeting.


The Parish Council is always happy to receive ideas on how to improve the local facilities.


Please feel free to contact the clerk for any issues as if we cannot help directly we can signpost you to the correct area. 

The Parish Council Is Responsible For:

  • Bus Shelter

  • The Play Area

  • Litter and Dog Bins

  • Providing general maintenance around the village

Hockering Parish Council would like to thank Steven Kemp for the use of his brilliant photo's on our site.  Steven's work can be seen by clicking the following link:

Useful Contact Links
National Highways, who are responsible for verges and hedges:   Use option: Report an issue. 

Other links for Breckland Council which residents might find helpful are: 

General items -

Planning -

Reporting anything else:

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