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Welcome to Great Barton

GREAT BARTON'S NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN -  

Following a public consultation St Edmundsbury Borough Council have formally designated the area for Gt Barton's Neighbourhood Plan.  There is a dedicated page on the West Suffolk website called 'Neighbourhood Planning in Gt Barton ' . Copies of the design statement,  final area map and responses to the consultation can be seen here  

The Neighbourhood Plan now  has a dedicated email gtbartonnp@gmail.com and a website page (under the 'our village' tab)

ON-LINE REPORTING OF HIGHWAYS PROBLEMS

Highways problems such as potholes, pavement defects, street lights not working etc can now be reported directly to Suffolk County Council through their on-line reporting system.

POLICE SAFER NEIGHBOURHOOD TEAM

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

 PARISH COUNCIL VACANCIES

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

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

 

 

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.  

NORFOLK AND SUFFOLK CONSTABULARIES RECRUITING - CLOSING DATE FRIDAY 2ND DECEMBER 

Are you ready to make a difference in your community ? 

For an application pack for Norfolk click here

For an application pack for Suffolk click here

 

 

INTERESTED IN TRANSPORT IN GT BARTON ?

NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN TRANSPORT MEETING

Residents of Gt Barton who are interested in the Neighbourhood Plan are invited to attend the trasport meeting and have the opportunity to get involved in it's development.  This meeting will take the form of a discussion to develope a transport plan for Gt Barton, including road, rail, cycle paths, bridleways and footpaths.  For further information click here.  

 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

 

WEST SUFFOLK OPERATIONAL HUB  

The Community Liaison Group have completed a report showing their significant findings from the February 2016 consultation responses.  

Click here to see the full report.  

The planning application is expected in Autumn 2016.

 

 

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.

LAUNCH OF NEW NATIONAL POWER CUT PHONELINE '105'

This new number will allow people to report or get information about power cuts, as well as report damage to electricity power lines or substations, which could put themselves or someone else in danger.  More information can be found on their website by clicking here

UK Power Network still runs a Priority Services Register for residents who are more vulnerable in a power cut (e.g. the elderly, those dependent on medical equipment, parents of young children ).  To join please call  0800 169 9970