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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.
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.
Calling all Ufford residents aged between 7 and 18….[Parents/Guardians – Please can you help out the younger ones?]
Following on from the article on the March 2020 PUNCH, this is the last call for volunteers to set up a Community Speedwatch Group.
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:
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.
Yes, this is the best way to keep up to date with applications affecting your parish:
In line with Government Guidelines, the Play Equipment at the Recreation Ground will be open from Saturday 4th July.
Over the past few weeks, Melton parish has seen a number of large Planning Applications go in to East Suffolk Council (ESC). The first was for an 80 bed care home with 75 ‘Assisted Living’ bungalows, on the field next to Upper Melton Terrace on Yarmouth Road. At the time of writing there is mixed feeling in the comments received on the Planning Portal.
Please remember, Ufford Parish Council are still meeting as usual, only at present this is via the Zoom Video Conference facility. As a member of the public or press you are more than welcome (in fact encouraged) to join us to listen in and we do have a short section at the beginning for any comments or questions you wish to put to the Council. Please e-mail the Clerk on firstname.lastname@example.org for all the log-in details.