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What is the Town Lands Trust?

10 July 2018

Saxtead Town Lands Trust is an ancient Charity which has an annual income of about £2,500. By direction of the Charity Commission one third of this income goes to All Saints’ Church PCC for the upkeep of the fabric of the Church.
The remainder goes to a subsidiary Charity, Saxtead Welfare Trust, and this is used to help anyone living or working in Saxtead in the case of "need, hardship or distress and for educational purposes”.
In practice, these days the Trust gives assistance for such things as the cost of hospital visiting and for books for students in higher education and tools/equipment for apprenticeships.
For further enquiries or requests please contact the secretary, Phoebe Sullivan on email phoebesusansullivan@googlemail.com.

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Traffic Calming Idea- We need your Opinions

16 May 2018

Saxtead Parish Council and parishioners are concerned about speeding in the village. The Parish Council have discussed various traffic calming methods.

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Latest Neighbourhood Watch Report

19 April 2018

Please click here to read the latest Neighbourhood Watch report. 

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Suffolk Police Newsletter

7 February 2018

 The latest Safter Neighbourhood Team newsletter for the Leiston area, which includes Saxtead, can be found here. 

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Important Changes to Brown Recycling Bin Collections

7 February 2018

 Suffolk Coastal will be charging £43 a year to collect brown recycling bins from May 2018. 

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Parish Council News

6 February 2018

Saxtead Parish Council have recently appointed a new Clerk, Lydia Kirk who can be emailed on saxteadparishclerk@gmail.com 

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Archived News

6 February 2018

Please find news entries from our old website below. 

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DEFRA Guidance on Bird Flu

5 February 2018

From 18 January 2018, an Avian Influenza Prevention Zone applies to everyone who keeps poultry or captive birds in England. If you keep poultry or birds, you must follow our detailed requirements on strict biosecurity, whether you have commercial flocks or just a few birds in a backyard flock.

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Consultation on Air Quality in your Area

5 February 2018

We would like to offer you the chance to view and comment on Suffolk Coastal’s Annual Status Report (ASR) for the District 2017, recently approved by the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

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