by Saxtead Parish Council
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The Wardens recently received a visit from the
two case officers for the pilot project of the
Taylor Report, for church buildings in Suffolk or
Manchester. The officers give advice about
grants for maintenance work and ways of
working with the wider community.
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Saxtead Parish Council would like to thank the Community Payback Unit who has just cleared around the pond at Little Green. Everyone worked very hard and the end result is very impressive, as our before and after photos below show.
We are sorry to report that Councillor Kevin Davis has resigned from the Parish Council after approximately 30 years.
Saxtead Parish Council have agreed to commence with clearance of bramble and overgrowth around the pond at Little Green. It is hoped that this will help the pond regenerate and make the area more attractive.
Suffolk Coastal has launched an appeal for people’s positive memories of the Council over the last 45 years.
Saxtead has certainly started the New Year on a positive note! A terrific response from the village to the idea of a community festival next September. So many people braved the elements to attend the initial volunteer meeting on January 10th at the Old Mill House. Excellent suggestions were made by people ranging in age from eight to eighty alongside pledges of support for the many activities.
Find out more about becoming an East Suffolk councillor. Click here for the info poster.
The Local Plan sets out the policies which will guide development in the District over the period to 2036, and contains policies which will be used to determine planning applications. The plan identifies how much growth should take place and where this should be located.