by Saxtead Parish Council
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The builders have been working at the Church through May. The stonework on the windows is near completion, they are re-pointing various areas of the Church to stop water getting into the stonework. They will be moving onto the north side, removing concrete render which doesn't allow the stone to breathe and aggravates the damp issues on the Chancel wall. The yellow container will be there for a bit longer!
Cllr Steve Gallant has been elected the first ever Leader of East Suffolk Council and has spoken of his desire to “build a future for the district that captures its limitless potential.”
East Suffolk District Council has a new phone number: 03330 162000. It has replaced any previous numbers used to contact the Suffolk Coastal Customer Services team. It covers the whole of East Suffolk.
Following the local elections on 2nd May, the Parish Council currently has a shortfall of Councillors. Anyone who would be interested in joining Saxtead Parish Council should contact the clerk, Lydia Kirk. The Parish Council has until 24th June in which it can co-opt on to the Council without the same requirements for mid-term ‘casual vacancies’.
Saxtead Parish Council's accounts have now been audited by an independent auditor and were approved by the Parish Council at its meeting on 9th May.
Please find attached Cllr Stephen Burroughes' Annual Report.
Saxtead's new community defibrillator has now been installed at the entrance to Windmill Lodges, which is within the 1 mile maximum radius of most points of the village.
A reminder that advertising signs are not permitted on Saxtead Green and will be removed.
There are now vacancies for 3 Parish Councillors on Saxtead Parish Council.
The next Parish Council meeting will now be on TUESDAY 4th June at 7.30pm, at Foxearth Lodge Training Room, NOT on Thursday 4th July as previously advertised.