Parish Council News

Parish council update

Due to the deadline for The Messenger this month I cannot review the business of the Parish Council Meeting held on 21 November. Instead, like last month I should like to make some announcements. There will be Carol Singing around the Village Christmas Tree in front of the Village Hall on Monday 19 December starting at 6:30pm.

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Parish Council update

Rather than give a summary of the proceedings of the last Parish Council Meeting held on 17 October, I will use this space to make some important announcements. Those interested in MSDC planning decisions will be pleased to know that Mr Philip Isbell will give a brief presentation followed by a Q&A session preceding the next PCM on

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Parish council update

The Parish Council meeting on 15 August dealt substantially with planning applications. As well as discussing the Planning Enquiry due to be held on 22 and 23 August into the outline planning proposal to build 40 new homes behind Westview Gardens, there was much discussion on the proposal to build five new houses on Mill St opposite Sunnybrook Close. On

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Parish council update

At the Parish Council meeting held on 16 May, many thanks were expressed for the large number of volunteers who turned up on Sunday 1 May to pick up litter. As ever, it was not the centre of the village which had most litter but the roads leading into and out of Gislingham, indicating it was most likely car drivers who

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Parish council update

Due the early deadline for The Messenger this month it had not been possible to provide a summary of the Parish Council Meeting that was held on 21 March. The draft Minutes, however, are on the web site and the notice board outside the shop. Instead here are some notices which might be of interest.

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Parish Council – Village review and lights

At the February meeting of the Parish Council, a number of items generated good debate and discussion. Following the decision not to undertake a Neighbourhood Plan or a review of the Parish Plan the Council felt it important to find some way of seeking views from a broad base of residents on the future of the village. It was decided that

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Parish council update

In last month’s Messenger there was a reminder to horse riders and cyclists not to use footpaths. Just to clarify, the landowner over which the footpath runs is fully entitled to ride on their own land and they may give permission for others to do so. In the case of the Charity Meadow, permission would

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Parish council report

The Parish Council meeting in September was held after the deadline for The Messenger so there is no report on that meeting. At the meeting held on 24 August, it was decided that the best way to plan for the future of the village was to review and update the Parish Plan that was published

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Parish Council update

The Parish Council meeting in August was held after the deadline for The Messenger so there is no report on that meeting. Some of you will have noticed some new smaller football goals with nets on the sports field. These were paid for and installed by the Parish Council. They are less robust than the traditional metal

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Parish Council report

At the Parish Council meeting in July a decision was finally taken on purchasing new football goals for the Charity Meadow. The debate has been rumbling for some time and it was originally intended to buy nets for the existing goals. After discussion it was decided instead to purchase two smaller goals with nets ideally

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