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Latest Ward Councillor's Reports

6 March 2020

Please find attached two recent reports from our Ward Councillor, Maurice Cook. 

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Framlingham Country Show & Festival of Dogs

6 March 2020

Framlingham Country Show The Framlingham Festival of Dogs

returns on the 4th & 5th April, from 10am- 5pm. 

Click below to order your tickets in advance:- 

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Car Parking Charges in Framlingham

6 March 2020

Civil Parking Enforcement is due to be implemented throughout East Suffolk on 6th April 2020. From that date parking offences become civil rather than criminal offences.

Framlingham Town Council has been negotiating with East Suffolk Council to adapt the latter's district-wide scheme to the specific needs of Framlingham - we particularly need to increase the turnover of cars parking in Market Hill to make it easier for visitors to access local businesses.
How is Framlingham affected?
  • Existing on-road restrictions - yellow lines, time limits - will be more regularly and more stringently enforced.
  • The town's three car parks at Fore Street, The Elms and Market Hill will all become pay and display car parks.
  • Pay and display machines will be installed at The Elms and Market Hill and the machine in Fore Street will be replaced.
  • Enforcement will be through foot patrols operating seven days a week throughout the district and visiting Framlingham at differing times during the week.
  • On-street restrictions will be enforced on Sundays where applicable.
Charges will apply Monday to Saturday from 8am to 6pm.
Fore Street and The Elms car park charges will be:

            Up to 2 hours           £1
            Up to 4 hours           £2
            All day                     £4
            Season ticket           £65
For Market Hill the charge will be £1 for up to 2 hours with no return for the following 2 hours.
All three car parks will have the option of 30 minutes free parking available through pay and display machines or by using the RingGo app on a smart phone.

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Framlingham Inclusivity Project Update

6 March 2020

"We have now had a second meeting of this group with 14 people from local organisations and groups attending. Discussion centred on three local priorities identified at the first meeting: A Community Inclusivity Open Day event, a much wider range of Community Information on the Website, and funding for Youth Work Provision. Spadge Hopkins, from FAYAP, has been asked to develop a youth provision project proposal for submission in March to the Community Partnership Area for funding.
The meeting also set up the Working Group formally with a core of nine members, to be chaired by Cllr Hine. So, while we are well on our way with such a good start, this project will always be open to all who want to participate by attending the open meetings, or simply receiving copies of meeting notes and supporting documents, and responding when issues and ideas are particularly relevant. The aim is to create a way for our community to collectively develop new project ideas for events and activities based on the needs of our community."

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East Suffolk communities encouraged to plant trees

4 March 2020

As part of plans to tackle climate change, town and parish councils in East Suffolk are being encouraged to plant trees in their communities.

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Road etiquette in Framlingham

4 March 2020

A message from Framlingham Town Council:- 

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Refillable Goods across East Suffolk

27 February 2020

Refilling your weekly shop without unnecessary plastic is getting easier in Suffolk

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Parish Council Meeting

24 February 2020

Our next meeting is fast approaching. Please let the clerk have items for the agenda by 29th February 2020. 

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Recommendation to increase District Council Member Allowances

24 February 2020

Next Wednesday, Full Council will consider a report, prepared by an independent panel, which recommends an increase to the allowances that East Suffolk councillors receive.

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VE & VJ Day Commemoration Events- Highways Announcement

23 February 2020

Suffolk Highways waives fees for VE and VJ Day Commemoration events

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