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Parish Council

Scheduled meetings take place approximately every six weeks at the Village Hall at 7.30 pm - open to the public. A copy of the Minutes of these meetings can be seen upon request from the Clerk, and on this website once approved.

The next meeting is due to be held in the Village Hall (Lounge) on Thursday, 20th June 2024 at 7.30pm


The Parish Clerk

Mrs Jennie Blackburn – 01449 721369 / clerk@csmpc.co.uk


The Parish Councillors

Cllr Sue Haynes (Chair) - 01449 722570 (Village Hall Management Committee)

Cllr Hugo Craggs (Vice-Chair) - 07815137228 (Community Infrastructure Levy (CiL) / Sustainability)

Cllr Jan Palmer - 01449 723997 (Blacksmiths Field / Play Equipment)

Cllr Roger Coton - 01449 721526 (Suffolk Association of Local Councils (SALC))

Cllr Lesley Plummer - 01449 720359

Cllr Phil Piper - 07784 150 705

Cllr Jo Mitchell -  07733 0297019 (Footpaths)



To view our Councillor's Register of Interests - follow link choosing Mid Suffolk, and Creeting St Mary in drop down menus:-

Register of Members Interest

The Parish Council’s responsibilities include:

Finance - The Parish Council is responsible for:-

  • the approval and monitoring of Council expenditure;
  • annually analysing future funding requirements and recommending the precept to be raised;
  • arranging insurance of parish property;
  • arranging donations and;
  • other associated activities requiring finance.

Contact: Any Parish Councillor or the Clerk, Mrs Blackburn


The Parish Council receives and considers consultation copies of all Planning Applications relating to the parish. Recommendations from the Council either in support of the application or as objections, are passed to Mid Suffolk District Council who, as Planning Authority, will make use of these comments in their determination of the application. 

Contact: Any Parish Councillor or the Clerk, Mrs Blackburn

Public Footpaths

The Parish Council oversees the maintenance of the footpaths within the Parish of Creeting St Mary.

Contact: Any Parish Councillor or the Clerk, Mrs Blackburn

Parish Property

The Parish Council provides and maintains dog waste bins, litter bins, notice boards and benches.

Contact: Any Parish Councillor or the Clerk, Mrs Blackburn


The Parish Council oversees highways matters such as the need for road repairs and signposting. Anything that needs reporting, such as potholes, can be reported by any member of the public at https://www.suffolk.gov.uk/roads-and-transport/highway-maintenance/report-a-highways-issue/


The meeting dates for 2024/25 are as follows:

Thursday, 20th June 2024 – 7.30pm

Thursday, 18th July 2024 – 7.30pm

Thursday, 12th September 2024 – 7.30pm

Thursday, 24th October 2024 – 7.30pm

Thursday, 28th November 2024 – 7.30pm

Thursday, 23rd January 2025 – 7.30pm

Thursday, 6th March 2025 – 7.30pm




Next Meeting Agenda

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