Here are the new Tiers for our area on dec 2nd: Tier2.pdf
18yr olds (or older) can apply to be a Parish Councillor. It has to be said that this would lower the average age on some councils up and down the country by more than a decade or two. A report from the Isle of White County Press shows that it does actually happen. Cameron Palin age 18yrs was recently co-opted by the East Cowes Council making him the youngest in the country according to the report.
Residents in the Sizewell C catchment area have recently seen the Community Newsletter issued by EDF. The newsletter is part of the ongoing consultatuion process and outlines some proposed changes to things such as the number of HGV movements and greater use of railway to deliver materials to the site. You have until 5pm on 18th December if you wish to respond. More information on the website.
Wangford has 10 Council "seats" of which 2 are currently vacant. Anyone interested for this unpaid volunteers job should contact Wangford parish Clerk. Councillors will soon have to decide on what precept (tax) to set for the village for the coming year. This process has been delayed slightly this year by District Council due to Covid19. Wangford Parish Council recieves £6500 per year in 2 parts and has just received the second part £3250.
There are currently a total of 3 vacancies on this combined council: 2 for Frostenden and 1 place for Uggeshall. Residents of adjacent Parishes are also eligible to apply to the Parish Clerk if interested.
This letter appeared on the website of Southwold Town Council. Says that Potters Bridge is for Suffolk County Council to pay for.