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Village update March 2021

22 March 2021

Here is the village update for March 2021.   If you have any questions please contact Linda Harley on infogbpc@gmail.com

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2021 Census

18 March 2021

About the Census: 

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February 2021 - Village Update

24 February 2021


Updates from Councillor Rebecca Hopfensperger : The issue of flooding on Livermere Road and Icepits Close has been escalated to the head of the department at Suffolk County Council. The skirting back of the footpaths in the village has been passed to West Suffolk Council.

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Suffolk Award for Gt Barton Emergency Response Team

22 February 2021

Volunteers who offered their services in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
On behalf of Great Barton Emergency Response Operations Team, I take pride in sharing a 'Letter' of gratitude and a 'Suffolk Award Certificate of Merit', with residents who offered support to the village, as recognition of your contribution during the COVID-19 Pandemic, from Clare, Countess of Euston, H.M.Lord-Lieutenant for Suffolk.

Our thanks is also extended to all volunteers who offered their services for making this recognition possible.

 Given the large number of volunteers registered, not all persons have  been called upon, never the less they are there if needed. Having more volunteers than requests is the perfect situation any Response Team wants to be in.

We know a lot of 'help' has been provided first hand without being recorded, the value of this is recognized and appreciated in the 'Letter.'

The Team effort has been brilliant, I extend my thanks for your  continued support.

 John Roe  Great Barton COVID-19 Response Coordinator.


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West Suffolk - new grants for local businesses

28 January 2021

West Suffolk Council have a new business grant  launching today, the Additional Restrictions Grant, which is available during January and February, for those customer facing businesses that remain open but have seen their takings severely impacted by the COVID-19 restrictions.

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Transport for Covid Vaccinations

13 January 2021

Following information is from The Voluntary Network:

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Covid Virtual Community Event hosted by NHS Suffolk

13 January 2021

NHS Suffolk are hosting a virtual community event about COVID – so that your community can put their questions about the COVID-19 pandemic to a panel of experts from local health and care services and community leaders.

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The Great British Spring Clean

6 January 2021

The Great British Spring Clean 2021, from Keep Britain Tidy


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Gt Barton Emergency Response Team

6 January 2021

Following The Prime Minister's  announcement, this post is to reassure residents that Gt Barton Emergency Response Group is still active to facilitate support for residents. A copy of the Emergency Response Plan–Residents Guide was included in the centre of your winter newsletter, printed on pink paper. This gives you a list of the contact details of all local coordinators for each area of Great Barton.
If you have any questions or require assistance please do not hesitate to contact your local co-ordinator or the Coordinator of the Emergency Response Plan John Roe on 01284 787749.

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