The Norfolk Constabulary work closely with the people of Downham Market to ensure that any concerns the public have about the local area are addressed promptly and appropriately.
Their first priority is to ensure the wellbeing of the public and to keep order within the community. The Constabulary offer you the chance to attend one of their regular SNAPS (Safer Neighbourhood Action Panels) which gives the people of Downham Market a say in neighbourhood safety around the town. For more information on this, please visit the Norfolk Constabulary’s ‘What is a SNAP?’ page found here. The Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service work around the clock to protect and educate the public on fire safety. They offer free information on how to protect your home or business against fire outbreaks via their website or through visiting you personally. People who are most at risk will be given the chance to have a fire alarm fitted in their home for free. (To see if you qualify for this service, check the NFRS Safety in your Home page)
For more information on the Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service please visit their website. The St Johns Ambulance Service has 36 divisions in Norfolk, all of which are run by dedicated, fully-qualified volunteers. These volunteers are the first on the scene when someone is seriously injured and in need of medical attention. The St Johns Ambulance Service raise many of their funds via Open Gardens. These events are held regularly on Sundays in privately owned gardens where both refreshments and various plants are sold. Dates and times for these events can be found on the St Johns Ambulance Service Open Gardens page. The Service also offers first aid and health and safety training courses through their website,