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Welcome to Great Barton

COMMUNITY SPEED WATCH

The Police's Safer Neighbourhood Team are attending the Parish Council meeting on Monday 19th June to give a presentation on Community Speed Watch  If you are interested in learning about this initiative to help reduce speeding in villages please come along to the Village Hall at 7.15pm.

THE GENERAL ELECTION TAKES PLACE ON THURSDAY 8TH JUNE 

Click here to see the statement of persons nominated

Gt Barton's Polling Station is the Village Hall, Elms Close, Gt Barton 

This is open from 7am to 10pm.

 

 

 PARISH COUNCIL VACANCIES

following the appointment of  a new Councillor on 20/3/17, there are currently 3 vacancies for Parish Councillors - if you would like to be involved in shaping the future of Gt Barton please contact the Clerk Linda Harley for a chat.  Further information available here - May 2017

BURY ST EDMUNDS EASTERN RELIEF ROAD

For the latest updates on the Eastern Relief Road including the roadworks on the A14 Rookery Crossroads/Sow Lane work click here - February 2017

SUFFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL PROGRAMME OF WORKS

As future works are programmed in Suffolk County Council upload details to their website, so that you can find out more about work in your area.  This includes projects such as surface dressing and resurfacing (and preparations for this), drainage, streetlighting and pavement improvements, as well as grass cutting and weed control.  Click here for more information - February 2017 

 

NORTH EAST BURY ST EDMUNDS

A website providing information specifically on the North East Development in Gt Barton, has been set up by Berkeley Homes.  Click here for further information - Spring 2017

 

POLICE SAFER NEIGHBOURHOOD TEAM

Click here to see the latest information from the SNT for Bury St Edmunds and the surrounding villages - February 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 GT BARTON - GOOD NEIGHBOURGH SCHEME

'A team of volunteers supporting others in the parish by being 'Good Neighbours' offering occasional help with simple tasks and services'          WAYS WE CAN HELP  

  • Befriending
  • Form-filling
  • Help with pets
  • Minor household repairs
  • Occasional transport
  • One-off garden tidy
  • Pescription collection

To request help,  for further information or to volunteer please call

             07732 876725 or email greatbartonGNS@gmail.com  -  February 2017

 

GREAT BARTON'S ANNUAL PARISH MEETING

This year's Annual Parish Meeting will take place on

Monday 24th April at 7.15 for 7.30 pm in the Village Hall.  Following a short update on what is happening in the village, including the Neighbourhood Plan there will be talks from the Allotment Society, the police about crime prevention and the Mayor of St Edmundsbury. Refreshments will also be served.

 LOVE WHERE YOU LIVE

Love where you Live is about putting you in the driving seat to improve your local environment and community links, whether its organising a litter pick, helping vulnerable individuals or building a new play area.  Click here for more information - February 2017

 

 VERGE CUTTING

Suffolk Highways will begin the 2017 grass cutting programme in May 2017 and will continue for 4 months. Click here to see the schedule.