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WW1 Beacon tribute

12 November 2018

Thank you to all who attended the WW1 tribute on Sunday 11th Nov.  Those present will have witnessed Ralph Mowles light the beacon wick on behalf of his father, Frederick Stanley Mowles, who fought in WW1.  He was  awarded 3 medals including the 14-15 Star and the Victory medal.  We were also pleased to be able to invite Mark Cheadle to play the last post. The collection, in support of the RAF Benevolent Fund, raised £155 - thank you all for your generosity.

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Therese Coffey letter

7 November 2018

The Parish Council have written a letter to our MP Dr Therese Coffey regarding our concerns over the development of Innocence Farm proposed by SCDC as part of the Local Plan.  Click here to view.

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Beacon lighting at 7.30pm 11th Nov

5 November 2018

As part of the nationwide WW1 tribute we will be lighting the beacon on Kirton Village Green on 11th November. We have decided to delay the the scheduled beacon lighting time until 7.30pm, preceded by the playing of the last post. This is timed to enable the bugler and attendees to make their way up from the commemoration bell ringing at Falkenham Church.

Further details of the ‘Battle’s over’ nationwide tribute can be found at

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Next Parish Council Meeting

26 October 2018

Meeting Agenda for Monday 29th of October plus draft minutes from September  meeting Here

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Burglaries in Kirton

22 October 2018

Police are appealing for information after a number of incidents in Bucklesham Road, Kirton over the weekend. 

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Village Mtg - 7.30pm 24th Aug to discuss SCDC LP Consultation

26 July 2018

As a result of the huge interest in the SCDC consultation document (particularly Innocence Farm, but also additional housing proposals) there will be a Village Mtg on 24th August, in the Church Hall, Kirton in order to capture views.

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Link to Local Plan draft

23 July 2018

Click here for the SCDC Local Plan

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SCDC Local Plan update & drop-in dates

9 July 2018

On Tuesday 10th July, the First Draft Local Plan is due to be considered by Suffolk Coastal Cabinet and subject to approval will be published for public consultation starting on Friday 20th July for a period of 8 weeks.

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