Then you are very welcome and we hope you will join in with all community activities. One of the benefits of living in Wilstead (or Wilshamstead as it is formally known) is that you can get to know your neighbours and other people in the village quite quickly. If you are interested in being part of village life then there is plenty for you to join in with. For details have a look at the Newsletter and the Diary of events, but here is a taster to begin with:  

In the local area there are two doctors surgeries

For  children:

Toddler groups in the Evangelical Church Hall on a Wednesday and in the Methodist Hall on a Friday

Pre-school playgroup in their own building on the Lower School Site

A Brownie pack

1st Haynes & Wilstead Scout Group

All ages:

Coffee morning in the Methodist Hall every Thursday morning

Football Club – several teams

P3 footpath group 

Flower & Produce Association

Wilstead Allotment Association


Various Church groups

Wilstead Players

Garden Club

Bowls Club

Older people:

Sunshine Club in the Village Hall every other Friday afternoon.

We have a very active Parish Council, a Residents' Association for those living on Briar Bank Park, riding stables and 3 churches. The village is also well served by the Post Office and Store, a mini-market and pharmacy, two take-away restaurants and two pubs. These last are core to a thriving village and we urge you to use them - or lose them.

To find out more, look on the relevant pages on this website or send us a message. We will pass it on to someone who will be able to give you further information.

Wilstead Newsletter

Next Deadline: Friday 121st January

Next Newsletter: Friday 4th February

Welcome to the Wilstead Community Website

featuring news and views from the community and Parish Council.

  Updated 24th January 2022

Services Emergency Numbers

Gas 0800 111 999

Electricity Emergency 0800 404 090

Power cut 105

Anglian Water 03457 145 145

(24/7 line)

Email the Parish Clerk here:

Wilstead Parish Council Website:

Click here for Wixams Newsletter


Wilstead Village Hall Assistant Caretaker

To start as soon as possible, Wilstead Village Hall Management Committee is looking for an assistant caretaker to work closely alongside the main caretaker.

This is for a minimum of 6 hours a week, worked flexibly across 2 days, one of which is to be a Monday. The job also is to cover the main Caretaker's holidays and sick days.

The pay is at the current minimum wage and paid by the hour. Duties would include good time keeping to unlock and lock the hall for hirers; preparing the hall and cleaning after a hire; and stepping into the Caretaker's full role when needed. This requires working closely with the Caretaker, especially when covering his fuller duties.

If you require further information and/or are interested in taking up this post, please contact either of the names listed below.

Chairperson – Sandra Spinks –


Secretary - Angela Fosbrook -

01234 294692