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WEST SUFFOLK OPERATIONAL HUB 

St Edmundsbury Borough Council's Development Control Committee will be discussing the planning application for the WSOH on Wednesday 19th July at 10am at West Suffolk House.  

Everyone is welcome to attend the meeting and the Parish Council are hoping that residents will show their support.  

 

 

 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.

 

 

 

 COMMUNITY SPEED WATCH SCHEME

Information was presented at the Parish Council meeting on 19th June, about the Community Speed Watch Scheme and how it could help with speeding in the village.  So far 22 people have expressed an interest.  The Police's Safer Neighbourhood Team will be asked to suvey Gt Barton and recommend suitable sites.

For further information click here

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a Speed Watch Volunteer please email the clerk 

 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

 

 

 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.