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Upcoming Roadworks - C691 Barton Road

28 July 2021

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.

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Message from Electoral Services Team

23 July 2021

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.

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New Speed Limits in Thurston

18 June 2021

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:

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Community Broadband Scheme in South Thurston

28 May 2021

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.

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Network Rail - Overnight and Weekend Works: May 2021 - March 2022

27 May 2021

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. 

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Extension of Temporary Closure of Footpath 18

30 October 2020

The Parish Council has been adviced of the following extension of the temporary closure of a footpath:

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Councillor Vacancies

20 August 2020

If you care about the area you live or work in, you could become a Councillor. Thurston Parish Council has three vacancies for the role of Councillor and urgently needs more people to join this very busy Council.

Councillors are elected to the local council to represent their local community, so they must either live or work in the area. Becoming a Councillor is both a rewarding and privileged form of public service. You will be in a position to make a difference to the quality of other people’s daily lives and prospects.

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Connecting Communities

4 August 2020

Door to door transport to help anyone in the village who, for whatever reason, finds it difficult to use private or public transport, taxis and minicabs.

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