Saxmundham Road Closure- Friday evening

Saxmundham Road Closure- Friday evening

We have just been informed that part of Saxmundham Road will be closed on Friday evening for emergency repairs. The official diversion is via Badingham Road, please see attached photo.

The road closure is likely to run from 7.30- 10pm on 30th June; it is hoped that the evening closure should minimise disruption to most road users.

Please see the website to see the full diversion: Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Jun 2023 12:19 by Deputy Town Clerk

Tags: Highways, Suffolk county council

Notes from Communication, Events Committee

Notes from Communication, Events Committee

Meeting on 20th June 2023
At the latest meeting the main topics for discussion and agreement were as follows:

1. Outline plans for the Christmas on the Hill working group were discussed. Letters and PR would go out to all participants informing them of the date on 8th December.

2. Plans for the next residents Drop-in session to meet Councillors on 24th June at 10am - 1pm were finalised

3. The selection... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Jun 2023 16:27 by Web Editor

Tags: Framlingham Town Council, Meeting, Report

Are you interested in green issues?

Are you interested in green issues?

Please click the link below to see the latest Greenprint Forum newsletter on local eco initiatives, including some in Fram. You can sign up as a Forum member in the newsletter. The Forum met last night at Campsea Ash and had a tour of the Wild About Campsea community garden.The Town Council is resurrecting it's working group to action green projects and we would love to encourage residents to get involved-... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Jun 2023 17:01 by Deputy Town Clerk

Tags: East Suffolk, East Suffolk Council, Environmental Volunteers Team, Events, Framlingham Town Council

Could you be a Town Councillor?

Could you be a Town Councillor?


  • Are you passionate about what happens in your town?
  • Do you want to help make a difference and influence how local issues are dealt with?

In May ten town Councillors were re-elected without a contest. However we now have three vacancies, having increased our Council to consist of thirteen members in all. Framlingham needs capable, energetic and engaged Councillors from a... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Jun 2023 12:09 by Deputy Town Clerk

Tags: Community, Councillors, Framlingham Town Council, Vacancy, framlingham, warm welcome

Dogs on the Playing Area

Dogs on the Playing Area

Decision to restrict dogs in the Pageant Field playground

Following advice that East Suffolk Council has agreed a "Public Space Protection Order" which makes having dogs in restricted areas such as playgrounds an offence, the Town Council formally agreed to reverse a previous decision and to ban dogs in the fenced playground. Assistance dogs are exempt, and dogs will still be allowed on the open grass... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Jun 2023 12:03 by Deputy Town Clerk

Tags: Framlingham Town Council, Pageant Field

Framlingham Cemetery

Framlingham Cemetery

Our cemetery on Fore Street has been in use since 1856, and includes over 3000 graves. It is however now reaching capacity and will soon be full for burials.

The Town Council is now considering options for the future, and we would welcome any ideas from residents so we can consider a wide range of possibilities and views. We plan to draft a set of realistic options ready for a survey in the autumn to... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Jun 2023 11:46 by Web Editor

Tags: Cemetery, Framlingham Town Council

Proposed Viewing Platform for the Mere

Proposed Viewing Platform for the Mere

A large number of people in our community are not able to enjoy one of the most beautiful views of Framlingham. Access to the mere and its views of Framlingham Castle is very difficult or impossible for persons of limited mobility, those who are reliant on a wheelchair, or even walkers with pushchairs.

The Council is proposing to build a timber viewing platform by creating an access from the verge off... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 18 Jun 2023 11:41 by Web Editor

Tags: Disability, Environment, Framlingham Town Council, Mere

Retail & Business Events Coordinator

Retail & Business Events Coordinator

Opportunity for a 12 month part time self-employed contract based on 7hrs per week at £15 per hour.

Framlingham Town Council are pleased to recruit for this new and important role, funded by ESC, working with local retailers and businesses. You will be supporting the Council to develop and deliver projects that will help improve the engagement and connectivity with the local community to create... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Jun 2023 11:16 by Web Editor

Tags: Contract, Framlingham Town Council, Vacancy

Have your Say

Have your Say

Our next residents drop-in session is on Saturday 24th June from 10am- 1pm at the Town Council Offices (opposite the Castle Community Rooms).

Please feel free to ask Councillors your questions, give feedback or suggestions. You can also pick up one of our new resident Welcome Packs or find out more about becoming a Town Councillor.

Drinks and biscuits will be available and this event is more informal... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Jun 2023 11:56 by Deputy Town Clerk

Tags: Community, Council, Councillors, Event

College Road Closure- 13th June

College Road Closure- 13th June

Please note that we have just been informed that College Road from Well Close Square to the Mount Pleasant junction will be closed from 10am to 3pm on 13th June - please see this map for more details.

We have heard from Ipswich Buses that the following bus will be affected by this: This will affect our 12:30 Service3 119 from Ipswich, which arrives at Framlingham at 13:16. It then forms the 13:30 service... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Jun 2023 11:55 by Deputy Town Clerk

Tags: Highways, Roadworks

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