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Clerk to the Parish Council


Jim Graves

01603 898621 (Office Hours)

Postal Address


3 Lawn Close



NR10 3DJ

Jim was brought up in southwest Norfolk and attended Thetford Grammar School. On leaving school he joined Laurence Scott and Electromotors Ltd. where he undertook his engineering studies and qualified as a Chartered Engineer. Following several years in a middle management role, he joined the board of East Coast Plastics Ltd. in North Walsham as Works Director. In 1986, he joined the NHS as Energy Manager for the Norwich Health Authority and after leaving in 1995 continued to work for the NHS as an external consultant. He is married to Shirley with two adult sons and they have lived in Horsford since 1970. Jim served for 24 years as a member of the Parish Council, the last four as Vice-Chairman. He became Clerk to the Parish Council in 1999 and was awarded a Certificate in Local Council Administration in 2005 (The first in the Broadland DC area). He has been a member of the Society of Local Council Clerks since his appointment and has served on the Norfolk Branch executive committee for the past sixteen years. As for hobbies, Jim enjoys bowls in the summer months and served for 24 years on the committee of Horsford Bowls Club where he is currently President and for many years he has been a season ticket holder at Norwich City Football Club.

Horsford Parish Council

Jim Graves (Parish Clerk)

01603 898621