Suffolk County Council are planning to carry out road marking works along C691 Barton Road, Thurston (from the junction with Hazelwood Close to the junction with Furze Close). The works are programmed to take place between 9 and 11 August 2021. The road will be closed from 9.30am and 3pm each day to ensure that they can carry out our works safely.
There has been some concern from our residents as a result of emails that were sent out yesterday as part of the annual canvass. The emails are genuine but we recognise the wariness of people as they were not sent from our usual email address and they direct users to the website of our software provider.
The Parish Council would like to remind all residents that as a result of the increased residential development in the village, there are changes to the speed limits for the following areas:
Openreach is offering to upgrade the broadband for some premises in South Thurston) as part of a Community Broadband Initiative, funded by government grants to bring fibre broadband to rural areas.
Network Rail will be carrying out weekend and overnight works on the line between Bury St Edmunds and Elmswell over the coming months to maintain a safe and reliable railway. Network Rail apologise for any inconvenience caused.
The Parish Council has been adviced of the following extension of the temporary closure of a footpath:
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