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The Great Bealings Parish Council meets regularly in the Village Hall. Topics range from organising village events, reviewing local planning applications, dealing with traffic issues, clearing litter, and dealing with local footpath maintenance.

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There are currently two vacancies for parish councillors due to the recent resignations of Anthony Sheppard and Paul Norris. If any resident is interested in joining the Council, please contact the Clerk as soon as possible, and by no later than 5th December. If you would like more information about the work of the Council and/or the duties of its Councillors, please contact the Chairman Charles Barrington on 07880 736672.

There will be a Parish Council meeting on Monday 14th December to select the two successful candidates.


Name Position Telephone number Email address
Charles Barrington Chairman 01473 735684 chairman.gbpc@gmail.com
Colin Hedgley   01473 738468 colin.hedgley@eastsuffolk.gov.uk
John Carter-Jonas   01473 735255 jcarterjonas400@yahoo.co.uk
Martin Cripps Footpaths/Trees 01473 738997  
Mrs Sally Johnson Village Hall Rep 01473 735230 sallyscape@hotmail.com
Rob Munn   07850 414817 robmunn.gbpc@gmail.com

Parish Clerk: Mrs Dee Knights Tel: 01473 624240
Email: greatbealingspc@hotmail.co.uk
Address: Dunure, 39 Avocet Lane, Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, IP5 3SF

District Councillors:

Colin Hedgley: colin.hedgley@eastsuffolk.gov.uk
Tony Fryatt: tony.fryatt@eastsuffolk.gov.uk

County Councillor:

Andrew Reid: andrew.reid@suffolk.gov.uk

Meeting dates for 2020:

Monday 14th December

Meeting dates for 2021:

Tuesday 12th January
Tuesday 9th March
Tuesday 11th May - Annual Meetings
Tuesday 6th July
September TBC
Tuesday 9th November

Members of the public are welcome to come to all Parish Council meetings which start at 7 pm at the Committee Room of the Village Hall. The May meeting is the Annual Parish meeting which also starts at 7 pm and is held in the Village Hall.

New Planning Applications


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