Author: Simon Garrett

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East Suffolk Council overrides Neighbourhood Plan

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Framlingham Town Council is deeply frustrated by the decision of East Suffolk Council (ESC) Planning Committee in favour of a development of 49 homes on a site by Victoria Mill Road in Framlingham. This is contrary to Framlingham's Neighbourhood Plan, which specifies a much smaller development, and not before 2026. It is also contrary to ESC's own Local Plan. The development is for "self-build" homes,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Mar 2022 20:54 by Simon Garrett

Tags: Neighbourhood Plan, Planning

Extraordinary Council Meeting

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Framlingham Town Council will be holding an Extraordinary Council Meeting on Wednesday 9th March at the United Free Church on Riverside at 7pm to consider what action to take regarding East Suffolk Council's decision to approve the development on Victoria Mill Road. This is despite the fact that the application is contrary to the Neighbourhood Plan and East Suffolk's own Local Plan (according to our... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Mar 2022 21:00 by Simon Garrett

Tags: Neighbourhood Plan, Planning

Feedback – Christmas on the Hill

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It might seem odd to be thinking of Christmas at this time of year, but please do respond to this survey. We would very much like to hear of your views and ideas on the event last December so we can plan an even better one this year. This online survey is for people who attended the event, (there is a separate survey for all the businesses and community groups). It only takes a few minutes to complete... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Mar 2022 21:01 by Simon Garrett

Tags: Event, Market Hill, Xmas

Vacancy for two Councillors

Vacancy for two Councillors

he role of a councillor is voluntary and it can be very rewarding to give something back to the community helping to improve our quality of life, and be involved in making decisions on important issues which directly affect the town.

There are currently two vacancies. You may be wondering if you could become a councillor and serve the community in this way. The answer is probably yes! Whilst there are... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Mar 2022 21:11 by Simon Garrett

Tags: Councillors, Framlingham Town Council, Vacancy

Self Employed Cleaner / Caretaker Wanted

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Self Employed Cleaner / Caretaker – The Pavilion Pageant Field, Badingham Road, Framlingham.

Duties: – The Contractor will be required to clean and restock the toilet at the pavilion three times per week, Monday, Wednesday and Friday. (Cleaning equipment and materials supplied by the Town Council). The Contractor will also attend the pavilion once a week to inspect the building outside... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Feb 2022 21:14 by Simon Garrett

Tags: Framlingham Town Council

Free transport to Vaccination Centres

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If your journey starts in East Suffolk and there's no public transport available to you locally, Suffolk Onboard will collect you and connect you to an appropriate bus route or train link for onward travel so you can reach your destination quickly and easily.

For journeys where connecting to other services is inappropriate, end to end journeys may be possible.

Fill in their online Journey Request form,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Feb 2022 21:17 by Simon Garrett


Social Media & News Opportunity

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The Town Council is looking to add a key player to its new News Media team to set up a new Facebook page and keeping it updated and focussed. The role will involve creating and posting news items onto both our new website and our social media channels.

Starting from 1st March, it would suit a self employed person working from home, offering £100 per month. Some experience of working with charitable,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Feb 2022 21:19 by Simon Garrett

Tags: Framlingham Town Council, Social Media, Vacancy

Pay & Display in Market Hill!

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MONDAY 14th FEBRUARY is the day the covers will come off the new meters in Market Hill and pay & display parking will commence following a two week delay to publicise the change.

From this date, parking in Market Hill will cost £1 for up to 2 hours with no return for the following 2 hours.

Motorists can obtain 30 minutes free parking through the parking meter or by using the RingGo app, downloadable... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 31 Jan 2022 21:22 by Simon Garrett

Tags: Car Parking

Notice of Town Councillor Vacancy

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Due to the resignation of Philip Collins, a vacancy has arisen for the Office of Town Councillor for Framlingham

If a By-Election is not called by the deadline of 17th February the Town Council will be able to co-opt a Councillor for the vacancy at the next meeting on 3rd March. For an application form or more details please contact

Posted: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 21:24 by Simon Garrett

Tags: Councillors, Framlingham Town Council, Vacancy

Lifting the weight of Debt

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You may think your situation is impossible, but there is hope.

Suffolk Coastal Debt Centre are offering free debt advice and personal support in your community. Book your free appointment 0800328 0006

Your local centre can be found here:

Posted: Tue, 25 Jan 2022 21:28 by Simon Garrett

Tags: Advice, Support

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