Wednesday 13th July 2016 at 7:30pm at Whelnetham Community Centre

It is a packed agenda this month, there has been a lot going on, but hopefully a lot of questions will be answered including the mystery regarding the maintenance of the garage drains

Flooding on the A134 – Suffolk County Council are attending the meeting.


Great and Little Whelnetham Parish Council


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a meeting of Great and Little Whelnetham Parish Council will be held in the Great Whelnetham Community Centre on Wednesday 13th July 2016 at 7.30 p.m. The press and members of the public are invited to attend.

  1. Apologies for Absence
  2. Public Question time
  3. Chairman’s report
  4. Minutes of previous meeting dated 14th June 2016 to be agreed (any matters arising to be discussed during course of meeting)
  5. Members Declaration of Interest
  6. Police Matters
  7. Updates:

7.1 Planning – update on Erskine Lodge Tree and Shrub clearance application (DC/16/0407/TCA) and any new applications

7.2   Gt. Whelnetham School and parking

7.3   Railway Line

7.4  Transport and VAS speed signs

7.5   Housing

7.6   Flooding A134

7.7   Flooding Garages Raynsfield Road

7.8   Proposal to avoid double election costs

7.9   Playground fence

7.10 Improving local communications

7.11 Membership update, co-option of additional Councillors

  1. Correspondence
  2. For consideration;-

9.1 Proposals for the renovation of the community centre and associated request for financial support

9.3 Risk assessment

9.4 Budgeting for 17/18, training,

9.5 Letter received from Mrs Eley Great Whelnetham church yard and monies to help with upkeep

9.6 SCC re overgrown hedge on footpath, Water Lane and Stanningfield Road on A134

9.7 Blocked drains on Stanningfield Road A134 junction on Sicklesmere Road

9.8 Campaign for a Cycle Path from town to Sicklesmere

  1. Finance

10.1        Payments since last meeting and bank reconciliations

10.2    Payments for approval

10.3    Request for Parish Clerk to receive duplicate bank statements and have online access to view accounts only.

10.4    Parish Clerk to attend networking day total cost £15.00

  1. Any other business


Date of next meeting: 14th September 2016