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Are you coming to the Woodlands Day on Saturday 27th February? The day includes talks on Managing Veteran Trees from Peter Ross, Wildlife benefits from Woodland Management by Kevin Rogers and will be followed by the AGM of the Friends of Parklands Wood Group.
Ufford Parish Council would like to wish all residents and their families a very Happy New Year.
Ufford Parish Council are delighted to welcome Guy Foskett as their new Chairman. Guy has been a Councillor for a number of years and takes over from John Skinner. Dont worry, John has not gone far. He is very much still a busy Councillor and will still be overseeing Highways issues amongst many other things.
Do you have your copy of Andy Pritchatt's book 'Ufford and the Great War' yet? Andy recently featured in a fantastic feature in the East Anglian Daily Times.
Don't forget, the next Parish Council meeting is on 20th October at the Pavilion, The Recreation Ground in The Avenue. The meeting officially starts at 7.00pm but will be preceded by a talk about the Ufford Conservation Area Appraisal from 6.30pm.
Look out for your October PUNCH in the coming days. The magazine for Uffrod is full of interesting articles, helpful telephone numbers and details of local businesses.
Please be aware that a team will be removing the Zip Wire from the Play Park on Monday 28th September. Appropriate heras fencing will be in place during the removal but we ask that children are kept away from this area during the excavations of the concrete bases.
The Parish Council have arranged for Robert Scrimgeour, Senior Design and Conservation Officer at SCDC to speak to anyone intersted in the appraisal of the Ufford Conservation Area. Robert will be at the Pavilion on Tuesday 20th October at 6.30pm and will gladly take any questions from Ufford residents.
The September meeting of Ufford Parish Council will take place on Tuesday 15th Sept; 7.00pm at St Mary's Church Hall. Items to be discussed include 3 planning applications, highways issues and the possibility of establishing a Neighbourhood Development Plan for the village. You are more than welcome to attend and there is a slot at the beginning of the meeting for the public to speak to the Councillors formally.
Do you live in Ufford? If so you may be interested in having a read of the draft appraisal for the conservation area in the village. The purpose of an appraisal to identify the special character of the conservation area so that it can be preserved or enhanced and we welcome feedback on what we have written. We also welcome comments on any issues facing these conservation areas and how they may be addressed; what features are more or less important in them; and how change may be directed in the future.