Persimmon Homes welcoming pre-application feedback on Candlet Road proposalsTown Hall Staff   28 Nov 2019

Persimmon Homes are welcoming pre-application feedback on their proposals for the first phase of a residential development, comprising 262 houses, at Candlet Road, Felixstowe.  Outline permission for a total of 560 houses was approved back in August 2017. Further to Persimmon’s public exhibition at the Town Hall which is open until 8pm today (28 November),… Read more »

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A brand new service for patients of surgeries in the Felixstowe areaTown Hall Staff   07 Nov 2019

A new service has started for surgery patients. It is called Connect for Health (also known as social prescribing).  The funding has been provided by local Clinical Commissioning Group who are responsible for health care in Suffolk.  Access Community Trust will provide the service along with the Citizens Advice Bureau.  This new service is being… Read more »

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Felixstowe Remembers Residents Lost to WarTown Hall Staff   18 Oct 2019

Inspired by the last year’s torch roll call event to mark the Centenary of the end of WWI, Felixstowe Remembers is embarking on a new project to highlight the impact of war on local communities. In the run-up to this year’s Remembrance commemorations, signs will go up in 66 roads across the area to recognise… Read more »

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Bath Road, Felixstowe – Emergency Road Repairs – 22nd October 2019Town Hall Staff   16 Oct 2019

Suffolk Highways  will be carrying out emergency road repair works outside property no 87 Bath Road, Felixstowe to investigate possible cause of carriageway subsidence and assess what further works are required. The work is planned to be carried on Tuesday 22nd October, starting around 9am and depending on the result of the investigation they may require a… Read more »

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Grant fund closing date approaching 30 NovemberTown Hall Staff   15 Oct 2019

Felixstowe Town Council has made up to £25,000 available during 2019/20 to support community organisations which are able demonstrate a clear need for financial support.  Eligible organisations seeking to deliver projects and activities which specifically benefit the town of Felixstowe, its residents and visitors are encouraged to apply. Grant applications are considered twice a year… Read more »

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Planned Closure of Orwell Bridge starting on the 14th OctoberTown Hall Staff   01 Oct 2019

We have been advised by Highways England that the Orwell Bridge will be closed for planned maintenance work to replace bridge joints and carry out carriageway repairs from 14th October. Specific details are as follows: The closures are going in on the 14th, 15th, and 16th October for Eastbound. The closures are going in on… Read more »

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Suffolk’s Police & Crime Commissioner and Chief Constable to Stage Suffolk-Wide Public MeetingsTown Hall Staff   19 Sep 2019

Suffolk’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Tim Passmore and Chief Constable, Steve Jupp are staging a series of public meetings across the county and are encouraging Suffolk residents to attend. There will be a meeting in each of the three policing command areas, in Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds and Lowestoft. The meetings are an opportunity for… Read more »

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Help shape the Town Council’s Business Plan 2020-2024Town Hall Staff   13 Sep 2019

Whilst large local authorities such as East Suffolk Council and Suffolk County Council have broad-ranging regulatory and statutory responsibilities across the region, Felixstowe Town Council is able to focus its efforts on projects which specifically benefit the local community of Felixstowe. However, as a small organisation with fewer than 10 full-time equivalent staff the Town… Read more »

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Notice of the conclusion of Audit for 2018/19Town Hall Staff   06 Sep 2019

Council submits an Annual Return to its External Auditor each year.  Notice has been given that the external audit of the accounts of Felixstowe Town Council for the year 2018-19 was completed on 23 August 2019. The Council’s external auditors, PKF Littlejohn LLP, have expressed the view that, on the basis of the review of Sections 1… Read more »

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