THIS IS THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF BLAXHALL PARISH COUNCIL. PLEASE NOTE THAT ANY PARISH COUNCIL DOCUMENTS THAT APPEAR ON ANY OTHER WEBSITES RELATING TO BLAXHALL MAY NOT BE OFFICAL COUNCIL DOCUMENTS.
THE NEXT MEETING OF BLAXHALL PARISH COUNCIL WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY 9TH JANUARY 2019 AT 7:30PM IN BLAXHALL VILLAGE HALL - Agenda to follow
As a result of the recent Uncontested Election in May 2015 Blaxhall Parish Council consists of SEVEN Councillors, Graham Bowles, Raymond Herring, Karen Baker, Shane Pictor, Jeff Hume, Maggie Jennings and Mark Oakley. Joanne Peters is employed as Clerk/RFO to the Council.
There are currently 2 vacancies on the Parish Council. If you are interested in standing for Co-option to be considered to join the Parish Council please contact Jo Peters (Parish Clerk) on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meetings are held in the Village hall on the 1st Wednesday of the month with additional meetings held as the need arises. The meetings are open to the public and press and there is always a 15 minute public speaking time on the agenda at the start of each meeting. To view the 2018 meeting dates - /assets/Parish-Council/2018-Meeting-Dates.doc
The Parish Council are the Trustees of the Village Hall, which is run as a charity, with a working committee made up of parishioners and councillors. The Playing Field is also run with a similar committee.
Blaxhall Parish Council are the official owners of Blaxhall Common (or Heath) which is a designated SSSI and has been so for nearly twenty years. The Common makes up part of the Sandlands that follows the coast from Southwold to Martlesham Heath, Ipswich. On the common you will find Nightjars and Nightingales breeding in spring, also there are Green Tiger beetles, Sand Wasps and others having adapted to the heath conditions, that without they would all die out. Muntjac are solitary animals and can be regularly seen along with Roe Deer roaming in herds.
Blaxhall Parish Council is here to serve all residents of Blaxhall and aims to be as accessable as possible. If you would like to speak to the Clerk, Jo Peters, you can contact her in one of the following ways: