Barnham Parish Council meets every second Tuesday of alternate months at 7.30pm in the side room of the Village Hall.  There is a full council meeting in January, March, May, July, September and November and all meetings are open to the public. Additional planning meetings may also be held according to need. 

Draft minutes of the Barnham Parish Council held on Tuesday, 14th March 2017 in the village hall will be posted on the "Parish Council" page shortly.  The next meeting of the Parish Council will be on Tuesday, 9th May at 7.30pm in the Village Hall.   The May meeting is the Annual General Meeting and members of the public are very welcome to attend.  The clerk would also welcome any reports from the various organisations in the village. 



Following the  resignation of Councillor Ian Clark, the parish council would like to extend its thanks to Ian for his dedicated contribution and support for the village.  Ian served for more than 30 years, many of those as chairman.  

The Parish Council is pleased to welcome Charles Merrifield as its new parish councillor (Charles' co-option was unanimously agreed at the parish council meeting on 14th March).   Charles will also be a member of the Planning Committee.  

Other news!


Election of County Councillor on Thursday, 4th May 2017.   Click here to see the Notice. 

Reminder ... Don't forget it's really, really easy to report potholes, faulty lampposts, flooding etc. Just check out the Suffolk County Council website's home page 

Barnham Parish Council Facebook Page.  A facebook page has been set up and we will be using this as a virtual "Notice Board" for a couple of months to see if local residents are interested.   Please contact any of the parish councillors or the clerk if you have any queries regarding this. 

Suffolk County Council - would like members of the public to be aware of the potential danger with the avian influenza threat at present (bird flu). Please take a look at the government website

Village Life - Take a look at News & Events page to see what is happening in the village.  

BT Payphone and kiosk - The parish council has now "adopted" the village telephone kiosk.  Thanks to local residents who will be taking care of it.   Details to follow in"The Link".    

Community Speedwatch - Barnham Parish Council's Community Speedwatch scheme is up and running - you may have seen them in the village by the church ... this will help to ensure that traffic through the village sticks to the speed limit. We have a number of volunteers already but are looking for more. The commitment will require a couple of hours per month and you will be fully trained by Suffolk Police. If you would like to take part please contact John Bauer on 01842 890093 or click here to email him. 


Included within the footer of each page on this website are useful links to local organisations.


Disclaimer: The Barnham Parish Council Clerk maintains this website and makes every effort to ensure that the content therein is fair, accurate and meets standards of good taste.  



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