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Warning of potential scam calls: The Neighbourhood Watch coordinator has reported to the clerk that:

" There have been numerous reports of a cold caller(s) telephoning (from different numbers) local residents claiming to represent some sort of security company though it is unclear what the caller’s intentions are" 



 Message from Councillor Soons

Home to School Transport appeals - residents Thingoe South, 20 villages South of BSE.…/review-appeal-process/ 

Many parents in my division (20 villages South BSE) have contacted me to help them make representations in their appeal hearings. A family that I have helped this week have been successful in their appeal on - exceptional circumstances. Their child will be receiving free school transport for the coming year to their senior school. If you live in one of my villages of: Barrow, Denham, Westley, Little & Gt Saxham, Chevington, Chedburgh, Rede, Horringer, Whepstead, Hawstead, Nowton, Little & Gt Whelnetham, Rougham, Rushbrooke, Blackthorpe, Bradfield St Clare, Bradfield St George & Bradfield Combust Please email me with details and I will do whatever I can to help. If you already have a date for an appeal hearing please include it prominently in your email.

The objectives of the Parish Council are to:

  1. represent the whole community
  2. communicate and engage the community in supporting and developing village initiatives
  3. promote a caring spirit amongst the villages of Bradfield Combust and Stanningfield
  4. ensure National and Local Government changes affecting the Parish are understood and acted upon

Your Parish Councillors

Below is a list of your Parish Councillors and their contact details. Your first point of contact with the Council will normally be the Clerk. However, residents should feel free to contact councillors directly on matters concerning the parish.

David Staff Chairman 01284 828578
Tony Langan Vice-Chairman 01284 386125
Charlotte Northcott Councillor  
Mike Grimmer Councillor 01284 827322
Andrew Veal Councillor 01284 828842
Clive Mears Councillor 01284 827462
Colin Walters Councillor 01284 828565
Nicola Glading clerk

The clerk works 5 hours per week and emails will be answered as

soon as possible: if your question is urgent please phone 

01842 337488

The Parish Council does not have any committees.

The Chairman of the Council is David Staff. The Vice-Chair is Anthony Langan.
Cllrs David Staff and Clive Mears are the Council's representatives on the Stanningfield Community Association.
Cllr Anthony Langan is the Council's representative with the Suffolk Association of Local Councils.
Cllr Colin Walters takes the lead on local rights of way.

Parish Council meetings take place at Stanningfield Village Hall and start at 7.30pm.

All are very welcome to attend; if you want to speak on a particular subject that is on the Agenda, please let the clerk know in advance. The agendas will be published on the Noticeboards and on the Parish Council website, three days prior to the meeting.

Meeting dates for 2019/2020 are:

Monday 30th September 2019

Monday 25th November 2019

Monday 20th January 2020

Monday 30th March 2020

Monday 18th May 2020

If an urgent matter needs to be put before the Councillors, the Chairman may call an Extraordinary Meeting; agendas for such meetings will be published seven days in advance on the Noticeboards and website.

Register of Interests

In accordance with the Localism Act 2011 ss 26 to 37, Bradfield Combust with Stanningfield Parish Council at its meeting on 9th July 2012, adopted the Suffolk Local Code of Conduct which you can access by clicking on the link to the side of this article.

In accordance with the Localism Act 2011. all Parish Councillors have submitted their Register of Members' Interests with St. Edmundsbury Borough Council. Each councillor's declaration can be viewed on West Suffolk Council's website.

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