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Housing planning appeal; LP response update; Council elections etc

12 February 2019

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Appeal against Bucklesham Rd housing

The PC appeal against the planning application for 10 houses between 73 and 101 Bucklesham Road can be viewed here.  Should you wish to appeal please note that representation should be made by Thurs 13th Feb.  If you wish to submit an appeal we advise you send your submission to both and  Please ensure you include both SCDC and PINS (Planning Inspectorate) references:

  • PINS Appeal Reference: APP/J3530/W/18/3212430
  • Suffolk Coastal References: Appeal APP/005/2019 against planning application DC/18/0105/FUL

Response to Final Draft Local Plan

The draft PC response to Housing can be viewed here.  Additionally the PC continue to work with our neighbouring PCs in order to present a cross-PC response to the Innocence Farm proposal.  Our next meeting is on 19th Feb so watch this space regarding a draft version.  The relevant details on how to respond to the Plan can be found here please note the "Soundness" criteria that the Planning Inspector will be using to judge the validity of the Plan.

East Suffolk Council Elections

On 1 April, East Suffolk Council will be formed – a new ‘super district’ authority, serving the residents, businesses and communities of both Suffolk Coastal and Waveney. The new district will be served by 55 councillors, each representing a ‘ward’, with 29 separate wards in total. Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils are hosting two special information events in February open to anyone interested in becoming an East Suffolk councillor, regardless of experience. Those interested are invited to book a 30 minute appointment with council officers where they will have the opportunity to ask any questions they have about what the role of a councillor involves and how to stand for election.

The information days take place on:

  • Thursday 21 February – Riverside, 4 Canning Road, Lowestoft, NR33 0EQ
  • Friday 22 February – East Suffolk House, Station Road, Melton, Woodbridge, IP12 1RT

Care Services Directory

Click here for a press release regarding the new, free Suffolk Care Services Directory, published by Care Choices. It is an independent publication to help those looking for care and support in Suffolk.

First aid course for grandparents

Click here for details of a new NHS first aid course. It is specifically tailored for people who are looking after their grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other younger relatives.  Please contact the Clerk to the PC if you or a group of people are interested in attending.