Minutes of previous meetings
The next meeting of Blaxhall Parish Council will be held on Wednesday 6th March 2024 at 7:30pm in Blaxhall Village Hall - Agenda - Click Here
Suffolk County Coucnil are asking for your support to encourage all affected residents to report significant flooding to individual properties by clicking on this link and using the Highways Reporting Tool, if they do not have access to the internet they should call the SCC customer service number: 0345 606 6171.
How to use the Reporting Tool:
Click on Report It, (green button in the top left hand corner) then click Drainage and Flooding and select the most appropriate drop down option. Please include as much information as you have, there is also an option to upload photos.
As a result of the May 2023 Uncontested Election Blaxhall Parish Council consists of 8 Councillors - Graham Bowles, Raymond Herring, Karen Baker, Shane Pictor, Mark Oakley, Graham Atkinson & Jonathan Cutting and Maria Cooke.
Jo Peters is employed as Clerk/RFO to the Council.
There is currently 1 vacant seat on the Parish Council. If you are interested in standing 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.
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:-
- Call on 01394 459400
- E-mail at email@example.com
- Write to: Joanne Peters, Blaxhall Parish Council, Neutral Farm House, Mill Lane, Butley, Woodbridge, Suffolk. IP12 3PA