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Help shape guidance for new housing developments in Suffolk

5 January 2021

Suffolk County Council has commissioned the production of Suffolk Design: Streets Guide, a new design guide to update existing guidance for new residential developments, and is asking members of the public for feedback in shaping the guidance.

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Grants Approved

1 December 2020

At the November 2020 meeting, UPC approved a number of grants to be paid to local groups in April 2021. These grants included:

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Working with our neighbouring Parish Councils

23 November 2020

Base Business Park (formally known as Bentwaters Park) was established after the US Airforce left in 1993. This facility has expanded year on year and now offers Industrial Units and Warehousing, Workshops, Offices and Secure Storage.

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Environmental Forum

6 November 2020

Following the very successful Parish Plan, created in 2010, an Environmental Forum was set up. From this, the purchase of Parklands Wood was achieved and the Friends of Parklands Wood Group was established. This group has gone on to achieve many wonderful things and looks after our wood for all to enjoy.

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Parish Council Grants

28 September 2020

A Parish Council is permitted to give grants to local village organisations with a view to enhancing the lives of all or some of its residents. Ufford Parish Council undertakes this task once a year, in order to budget for the funds when it requests its annual payment from the District Council.

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Young Persons Survey

12 September 2020

Calling all Ufford residents aged between 7 and 18….[Parents/Guardians – Please can you help out the younger ones?]

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Community Speedwatch Group – Last Call for Volunteers

31 August 2020

Following on from the article on the March 2020 PUNCH, this is the last call for volunteers to set up a Community Speedwatch Group.

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Rights of Way Improvement Plan

13 August 2020

The Suffolk Green Access Strategy was accepted by Suffolk County Council Cabinet in November 2019. The strategy document has recently been redesigned and a new version is now available online at:
https://www.suffolk.gov.uk/assets/Roads-and-transport/public-rights-of-way/suffolk-green-access-strategy-2020-2030.pdf

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How do I comment on a Panning Application?

31 July 2020

Once an application has been lodged, if you would like to comment on it, it is very important that you do so directly to ESC. It is ESC who decide if an application can be permitted or not, not the Parish Council. Ufford Parish Council is a ‘Statutory Consultee’ so we are asked for our opinion on each application.

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Can I monitor Planning Applications for Ufford?

17 July 2020

Yes, this is the best way to keep up to date with applications affecting your parish:

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