Solutions to congestion in Girling Street Sudbury

by nigelbennett on January 16, 2015

The local Police have informed me that the local town centre 99p store that has been using a long HGV to deliver to the town centre store will now be using a shorter based vehicle that should not block one lane of Girling Street. At the same time, Police will also be visiting ALDI due to […]

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Fall in Sudbury crime

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Over Christmas there were 79 recorded crimes in 2014 against 120 in 2013. The recent Police SNT meeting with local residents set a new priority to focus on shop lifting crime  in the town centre. This is due to this crime normally increasing in February and March.

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Saturday saw the opening to the public of our new integrated health facility. 600 + visitors came through the door in the first 2 hours. It was a delight to be able to give guided tours after over 8 years of sitting on the Community Liaison Group with the NHS to deliver this facility. Siam […]

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Award winning Sudbury Town Council

by nigelbennett on November 16, 2014

  I am very pleased to let you know that Sudbury Town Council won the Suffolk Council of the Year at the Suffolk Association of Local Councils AGM and award ceremony this week. The award is set up to recognise town and parish council services and facilities for older people. Judges comments regarding the application included the following: […]

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Areas of South ward were the focus of the community archaeological dig over the weekend whether it was the Croft or back gardens in Gainsborough St, Friars St, Christopher Lane or Ballingdon. Speaking to students from TGS who supported local primary students and filmed the dig on Friday, they were very enthusiastic and had had […]

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Lib Dem Town Councillor Oliver Forder brought concerns about the time it was taking the developer to complete and finish footpath, lights and landscaping work at the flood compensation scheme on the Cateseby Meadow development. The houses have been sold but the estate is still adopted by Suffolk CC or parts by Babergh DC. A […]

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The other night, at the Town Council, residents again came to gain the support of Town Councillors to get answers to the repair and re-opening of footpath 11 from Newton Rd to Cornard Rd. The footpath has been closed for sometime leading residents to walk down Ingrams Wells Rd where there is no continuous footpath […]

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The expansion of Sudbury’s heritage and museum centre in the Town Hall has begun. The space of the old TIC in Gaol Lane will see a new interactive area created. The space will be a significant addition to the existing Heritage Centre. A recent open day at the Town Hall was a great success with […]

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Newton Rd to Cornard Rd footpath issues.

by nigelbennett on August 12, 2014

We recently had residents attend a Town Council meeting to get our support (which they did) on the closure of the footpath between Newton Rd and Cornard Rd. Suffolk CC have not dealt with this well in terms of a clear explanation and communication of why the footpath is closed, how long till it will […]

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After the initial consultation on regeneration of the the old pool site and House at Belle Vue, an issue raised has been the safe pedestrian access to the park. Most are aware that the Belle Vue junction is not the best for pedestrians and the Sainsbury development on the Cornard Rd put aside monies for […]

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