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Saxtead Parish Council would like to offer to the Residents of Saxtead Parish the opportunity to have a complimentary thermal imaging survey. We would like to help you save money and stay warm and healthy this winter, but you will also be helping Suffolk reach its target of Net Zero by 2030.
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Please see the letter the Parish Council has recently received regarding ultrafast broadband in the village. Please contact Andrew if you would be interested or would like any more information on the scheme.
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We have today been advised that an urgent road closure has been planned for Church Road, as detailed below:
Road closure location: A1120 Church Road, Saxtead
Date/Time: 12 September 2023 (7.30pm – 10pm)
Work type: Road repairs
Diversion route: A1120, B1116, B1119 and vice versa.
Due to the nature of urgent road closures, the date may be subject to change.
Emergency road work updates will be available via Suffolk Highways on Twitter and on One.Network.
Suffolk Highways can be contacted on 0345 606 6171 if you have any questions.
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Stage 5 of the Tour of Britain Cycling Race travels through Saxtead on Thursday 7th September
On Thursday 7 September, the fifth stage of the Tour of Britain comes to Saxtead!
Starting and finishing in Felixstowe, the prestigious international race will travel 119.6 miles through Suffolk and pass through the village and then on to Framlingham, Saxmundham, Leiston and Woodbridge.
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Please note our next Parish Council meeting will now be on Wednesday 13th September in The Old Mill House pub. All residents are most welcome.
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Please click the link below to see the latest Greenprint Forum newsletter on local eco initiatives, including some in Fram.
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Big Help Out -Community Litter Pick 8th May
A Big thank you for all those who help over the years to keep Saxtead Parish clear of litter.
A special Thank you to Mr and Mrs Bone, volunteers , for their help in picking up litter and recycle litter in the Little Green in Saxtead Parish, and for all those who helped to clear the Layby in Saxtead Green of as much of the rubbish that could be collected.
See the photos of end of pick with rubbish collected.
A Special Thank you to East Suffolk Council for lending equipment for litter pick and for collecting everything found by volunteers.
We feel this should be a more regular event and hope in the summer when ponds are drier and greens have been cut, we can clear plastic and litter from the greens and verges round Saxtead.
We will advertise the next litter pick and hope more volunteers will join us to make our parish more environmentally friendly for all that live in the Parish of Saxtead and for the birds and wildlife that share this home with us.
Please everyone if you see some rubbish "Pick it up and put in bins;" on our dog walks or country walks let us all do our bit by keeping Saxtead free of litter!
Check the Saxtead Parish Council for the date for a day of volunteering to keep Saxtead Green!! Evelyn Sullivan- Event Coordinator
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We had a great time, over 50 people attended, joined in with British spirit.
Many prizes given out to games and a child dressed up as Willy Wonker!
Nick and Ruth were very gracious as it poured, people had their picnic in the pub, came out for games and toast and cake!!
May pole looked great with a crown on will be kept for future events.
All stayed for toast of King, national anthem and the announcement for the Art competition!! Errol photo graphing pictures and trust he will send to us a copy for website.
We received 12 entries so Lorette agreed to arrange calendar for Saxtead parish church.
All children were given a celebration medal.
The team have received a lot of praise for yesterday and greatly deserved.
Look forward to tomorrows BIG Community Help Out.
Many thanks to Evelyn and team for all their hard work preparing for this special weekend- what wonderful memories the village has of the Coronation celebrations.
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Please click here to view the results from the Ward Council Election on 4th May.
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