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Welcome to the Wayland Partnership Development Trust


Hello and thank you for visiting the website of the award-winning Wayland Partnership Development Trust.

Established in 1999, our vision is to create a knowledge-based economy for the Wayland area (Watton and 13 surrounding parishes in the heart of Norfolk) focused on the heritage, culture and the natural and built environment through the promotion of the economic, social, cultural and environmental well-being of all who live, work and visit here.

What does that mean in practice? Well, a truly community led organisation, we work in partnership with a wide variety of local community organisations, education establishments, statutory agencies and businesses to make things better for people.


The Wayland Partnership Development Trust is supported by money raised through the Health Lottery People's Health Trust Active Communities programme.

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Latest News

We Want To Hear Your Views About Wayland

By Suzanne Rhind | September 5, 2016

The Wayland Partnership has been working to improve economic, social, environmental and cultural wellbeing in the following communities since 1999: Ashill, Carbrooke, Caston, Great Cressingham, Great Hockham, Griston, Little Cressingham, Merton, Ovington, Saham Toney, Scoulton, Stow Bedon & Breckles, Thompson and Watton.   To allow us to continue to do this and meet new challenges,…

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Wayland Men’s Shed Update

By Suzanne Rhind | July 13, 2016

This is a new opportunity for men of all ages to meet other people and undertake various interesting projects such as woodworking, metalworking, crafts and hobbies, or become involved in meeting local community needs. Our aim is to meet up for a chat, cuppa, develop new friends and learn and pass on new skills. With…


Men’s Shed Meeting: 6th July

By Suzanne Rhind | June 29, 2016

The next Wayland Men’s Shed meeting will take place on Wednesday 6th July, 11:30am at the Hare & Barrel Hotel, Watton. This will be to continue discussing site/premises options, to feedback from the Suffolk Men’s Shed Conference, to plan for the Wayland Show and develop other promotional opportunities. If you would like to know more,…

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