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Suffolk Highways are planning to carry out surface dressing preparation works on Barton Road, Thurston and Thurston Road, Great Barton in the period between the 13th and 17th January 2020, during the hours of 9.30am and 3pm. This will require a temporary road closure so that works can be carried out safely. Traffic cones may also be placed to prevent on-street parking so the work site is unobstructed.
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Suffolk Highways are planning to carry out overnight surfacing, lining and loop cutting to the newly installed puffin crossing on The Street, Great Barton between 16 – 18 December 2019 between 7.30pm and 5am. This will require a temporary road closure so that they can carry out works safely. Traffic cones may also be placed to prevent on-street parking so our work site is unobstructed.
Atrial Fibrillation is an abnormality with the heart’s rhythm caused by a problem with the heart’s electrical system.
A poll for the election of a Member of Parliament for Bury St Edmunds will be held on Thursday 12 December 2019, between the hours of 7:00 am and 10:00 pm.
The Parish Council meeting in November will now take place on Monday 11th with the Planning Committee meeting on Monday 18th November.
Several governors at Gt Barton Primary Academy are coming to the end of their terms of office at Christmas, so we will shortly have up to six vacancies on the school governing body for new governors: two or three of these are open to parent governors and the rest to members of the community who might have an interest in school governance, known as appointed governors.
West Suffolk Council's Strategic Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment (or SHELAA) is an assessment of land for housing and economic development. The draft report is now being published for stakeholder consultation from 9am Tuesday 15 October to 5pm Tuesday 26 November 2019.
New collection days for blue and black bins come into effect on Monday 11 November and the changes will help create capacity, save waste miles and make waste management more efficient.
Please see update on the pedestrian crossing works on the A143/The Street from Suffolk Highways: