Kathy Pollard

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A12 Roadworks update

by kathypollard on December 9, 2014

Here is an update from Anna Graham of the Highways Agency (more details also in the December parish report: A12 J31 – J33 improvement works I am writing to inform you that we will be carrying out works to improve the road network on the A12 between junction 31 (Four Sisters Interchange) and junction 33 […]

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December report to Mid Samford parishes

by kathypollard on December 8, 2014

Monthly report for December 2014 from District Councillors Sue Carpendale and Kathy Pollard In this report: Local housing development Food Standards Agency Audit Food businesses and allergen information Resurfacing works on the A12 Local housing development We have been aware for some time that larger villages like Capel St. Mary may be approached by developers […]

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A quick reminder that the deadline is fast approaching for your comments on the transfer of Capel St. Mary Post Office to the Coop supermarket. All comments must be received by 4th December. More details in the attached pdf document PO flyer There is also a letter available at Capel Post Office with proposed opening […]

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Report to Mid Samford parishes November 2014

by kathypollard on November 17, 2014

From Sue Carpendale and Kathy Pollard, Babergh District Councillors In this edition: Relocation of post office services in Capel St Mary New recycling service coming to Suffolk Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Renewable energy workshop Changes to English Heritage Community heroes MyGo – youth employment centre Relocation of post office services in Capel St Mary We […]

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October 2014 Report to Mid Samford parishes

by kathypollard on October 4, 2014

Sue Carpendale and Kathy Pollard, Babergh District Councillors sue.carpendale@babergh.gov.uk kathy.pollard@babergh.gov.uk In this month’s report: Planning and development in the villages Renewable energy – can you help? Government consults on minimum standards for floor space in homes The annual “lullaby” concerts and music workshops Should there be an extra tax on large stores and supermarkets? Sky […]

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September report to Mid Samford parishes

by kathypollard on September 22, 2014

Posting this rather late, due to holidays: this month’s post from Councillor Sue Carpendale and myself. The “open” Electoral Register We have previously mentioned the change to the way in which we all now register to vote: for many years the “head of the household” was responsible for listing everyone in the house over the […]

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Campaigning for A12 improvements in South Suffolk

by kathypollard on August 11, 2014

From Sue Carpendale and Kathy Pollard, District Councillors There are constant reports in the press of delays due to accidents on the A12. Apart from the human misery this causes, there is a knock on effect to the economy. The A12 is, of course, part of the strategic route to the East Coast ports. We […]

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A group of summer Interns from Mid Suffolk and Babergh District Councils are holding free workshops to help people who have trouble using computer technology. The Beginners’ Internet and Technology Skills workshops, each lasting two hours, will be held at Suffolk One Sixth Form College on August 11th from 10am and 1pm. Student volunteers from […]

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Here is a message that councillors have just received today (18th July 2014) regarding possible disruption to electricity supplies from thunderstorms: Today is a normal day across the networks with no widespread power cuts due to the weather. However, UK Power Networks has been notified of a severe weather warning from the Met Office with […]

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Flooded underpass at A12 Capel St. Mary

by kathypollard on July 14, 2014

The A12 road underpass at Capel St. Mary was flooded for much of the weekend. The Highways Agency have been informed. Given that this is happening on a very regular basis we are calling for urgent action as the pump seems to be failing all too frequently.  

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