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2 New Councillors for Dennington Parish Council

10 May 2022

The Parish Council Chairman was pleased to welcome two new Councillors to the recent meeting. They are Geraldine Schofield and Vashti Mouncer. Both have lived in the village for a number of years and have already made contributions to the life of the village. You will know Vashti from The Neathouse which has been a valuable asset to the village - especially during Covid. Geraldine arrived 9 years ago and is a member of a variety of clubs and organisations. You may have met Geraldine when she has been out walking with her dogs! Geraldine and Vashti hope to contribute further over the next few years as our Parish Councillors.

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Vacancy for Parish Council

4 May 2022

If you want to play your part in making Dennington a great place to live, why not become a Parish Councillor. You will have your say on all the significant developments in the village - in housing, funding for local organisations, footpaths, and many other issues. If you would like to discuss what is involved and how you could become a Councillor - please contact the Clerk: Lydia Kirk by email or speak to Matt Lunn, our Chairman or any of the other councillors. For contact details and information on other councillors please go to the Parish Council page.

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East Suffolk Council Tax Rebate

25 April 2022

East Suffolk residents who pay their Council Tax by Direct Debit should receive their £150 Council Tax rebate payment later this week (week commencing 25 April). See below for exact details:

A rebate grant of £150 will be paid to households in council tax bands A-D in England. This includes those whose bill is £0 owing to an existing award of council tax support, as well as certain exempt dwellings. 
The rebate grant will not be payable in respect of empty properties, second homes or those occupied by military personnel. The Ministry of Defence will be in touch with residents of armed forces accommodation that is exempt under class O about corresponding cost of living support.

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Burglary in Parham

22 April 2022

Shed & garage burglary in Parham

Police are appealing for information after a shed & garage burglary at a home in Parham.

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Ipswich – appeal to locate owners of suspected stolen tools

20 April 2022

Ipswich – appeal to locate owners of suspected stolen tools

Police are releasing images of power tools, tools and other items they believe may have been stolen that were found in a vehicle that failed to stop for officers in Ipswich.

At around 11.30am Wednesday 13 April a black Audi A3 failed to stop for officers in Raeburn Road, Ipswich. Officers followed the vehicle before the driver decamped in Landseer Road.

The suspected driver, a 17-year-old male from Ipswich, was later arrested in the town and taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning. He was arrested on suspicion of failing to stop when directed, dangerous driving, driving without insurance, handling stolen goods, and aggravated vehicle taking. He has since been bailed to return to police on 7 May.

Another man was arrested later that day in Raeburn Road. The 19-year-old man from Ipswich was arrested on suspicion of handling stolen goods and assault of a police officer and taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre. He was also bailed to return on 7 May.

A number of men were seen around the vehicle before it drove off and failed to stop for officers.

Police are appealing for any possible witnesses to the incident or anyone who may have any information regarding the vehicle, those involved, or information about the suspected stolen goods.

Officers have released images of a number of items found that they believe may have been stolen from within Suffolk or neighbouring counties.
To view the images click HERE

Anyone with information about these items, or who believes the items may belong to them, is asked to contact Suffolk police quoting crime reference 37/21998/22, via:

Website - Complete an existing report update form

Phone - Call 101

Alternatively contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form

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Neighbourhood Watch including oil theft in Snape and distraction burglary in Woodbridge

20 April 2022

Theft of heating oil in Snape

Police are appealing for information after heating oil was stolen from a property in Snape. Half a tank of heating oil has been syphoned from a tank located in the garden of a home on Glebe Court. The theft occurred over the Easter weekend, sometime between 11am Friday 15 April and 4pm Monday 18 April.

Can you help?

If you have any information about this theft, please contact Suffolk Police quoting crime reference 37/23283/22 via –

Website - Complete an existing report update form   Phone - Call 101

Alternatively contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form

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Spate of Thefts in Local Area

6 April 2022

Easton - vehicle stolen

Police are appealing for information after a white Ford Focus was stolen from a driveway in Easton, near Woodbridge.

The white Ford registration CN11BPF was stolen from Hacheston Road sometime overnight Tuesday 5 April between 00.30am and 7am

Can you help?

If you have any information about this theft or know where the vehicle is now, please contact Suffolk Police quoting crime reference 37/20114/22 via -

Website - Complete an existing report update form

Phone - Call 101

Alternatively contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form

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Council Tax £150 Energy Rebate

1 April 2022

East Suffolk Council says: If your home is in Council Tax bands A to D, you’re likely to get a £150 Council Tax rebate from the Government.

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Darsham - catalytic converter theft

30 March 2022

Police are appealing for information after the theft of a catalytic converter from a Honda Jazz vehicle in Station Yard Darsham near Saxmundham. The theft occurred between 11am Monday 28 March and 8am Tuesday 29 March - crime ref: 37/18800/22

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Consultation on Firework Displays

28 March 2022

Local residents are being invited to share their views on whether the rules for firework displays on council-owned land should be reconsidered.   

As part of its responsibility to protect East Suffolk’s communities, animals and environment, East Suffolk Council is carrying out a review into firework displays on council-owned land and has launched a new consultation to better understand how residents feel about them. 

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