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  About us...
The Tortoise Club is a non profit and voluntary group with headquarters in Norfolk UK. We offer support, advice as well as rescue and re homing help with our friendly, dedicated and knowledgeable team. Many of our team have over 40 years experience in tortoises rescue / welfare. The group has been established for nearly 10 years, with over 500 members, we actively encourage tortoise welfare through a wide variety of projects including talks, educational events. All experience levels welcome.
  Our aims...
  • Constantly promote tortoise welfare in captivity
  • Bring tortoise keepers and enthusiasts of all experience levels together
  • Actively promote accurate, modern keeping practice in a clear way
  • Conduct the club in friendly, pro-active, constructive and non-judgemental manner
  • Provide an open opportunity to share knowledge and experiences of keeping
  • Promote responsible, healthy breeding and development
  • Be at the forefront of the latest advances in tortoise care
  • Use network to inform keepers in current trading laws due to their CITES status
  More info...

Subscription: Automatic membership once you have attended 3 meetings, information days or special check-up events. Join our free e-newsletters or receive by post for small fee. Monthly meetings £1 per person, children under 12 years of age free!

Newsletter: view on site: newsletter or sign up to receive our newsletter by email.

Care Sheets: We have tortoise care sheets available, which are downloadable from here.

Norwich meetings: 8.00pm till 10.00pm Third Wednesday of every month more...

  Annual General Meeting...

Norfolk Tortoise Club

Annual General Meeting

Weds 19th November 2014

The Norfolk Tortoise Club Annual General Meeting will be held at 8pm on Weds 19th November 2014 at:

St Francis Hall, 100 Rider Haggard Rd, Norwich NR7 9UQ

Nominations are invited to stand for the committee, which will be voted in at the AGM. You must be there on the night to vote.

For the purposes of this election a member will be entitled to stand for committee and/or vote at the Annual General Meeting if he/she has attended a minimum of 2 club nights or volunteer activities in the last 12 months, and is over the age of 14yrs.

Must be received by the club by 17:00 hrs on the 5th November 2014.

You may nominate yourself, in writing, to the Club Secretary either by:
      * Post to: Norfolk Tortoise Club, PO Box 249, Bracon Ash, Norwich, NR14 8WY
      * Email to:

Please include the following in your nomination:
Your Name,
The name of a seconder [who must also fit the criteria above]
Also state if you are standing for one of the 3 identified positions i.e. Chairperson, Treasurer, or Secretary.

If you have any queries, or wish any further information, please contact:

Jane Lambert, Club Secretary via:


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