June 22: Caroline Lucas MP visited some of our hardworking Green Cllrs yesterday and we were excited to show her various projects we’ve been working on across the beautiful market towns. Annette Dunning, Suffolk County Councillor Halesworth DivisionCaroline Topping -East Suffolk DC – Beccles, Worlingham, Barnby, North CoveElfrede Brambley-Crawshaw, District Councillor Beccles and Worlingham ward…… Continue reading Visit of Caroline Lucas to Waveney
The ribbon has been cut on a newly refurbished play park as dozens of children descended on Beccles Quay. Bungay and Beccles The upgraded facilities, part of a £250,000 investment, were officially opened on Thursday, June 2, with the grand opening held at the start of the town’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations. Councillors Elfrede Brambley-Crawshaw, town mayor…… Continue reading Popular park reopens for Beccles Platinum Jubilee celebrations
BBC News Protesters have urged politicians and a water company to do more to clean up a county’s rivers. About 200 people marched from Bungay to the River Waveney in Suffolk as part of a “Procession Against Poo”. Toby Hammond, a Green Party member from the town, said it was “outrageous” that sewage was being…… Continue reading BBC news – Suffolk protesters demand River Waveney clean up
Beccles and Bungay news artical April 2021, Water companies can pump waste into rivers and the sea during heavy rainfall to stop drains backing up and flooding homes with sewage.Environment agency chief executive, Sir James Bevan, said: “Sewage pollution can be devastating to human health, local biodiversity and our environment.
The Boundary Commission has been charged with balancing out our constituencies and has proposed some boundary changes which will effect Parliamentary and District boundaries. By law, every constituency must contain between 69,724 and 77,062 Parliamentary electors (as at 2 March 2020) The Conservatives have proposed combining parts of East Suffolk with parts of Norfolk! We…… Continue reading Boundary Changes
“The pressure to put large-scale solar farms in agricultural fields is a consequence of failing to compel new buildings to fit solar panels and to sufficiently retrofit existing buildings.” Councillor Andrew Stringer – Suffolk News March 1, 2022 Conservatives Have Waited Too Long for a Coherent, Clean Energy Policy.
Led from Beccles Community Hub, and initiated by Caroline Topping, Beccles town is now knitting its way into the record books by creating the longest bunting line ever made as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations this year. Bungay and Beccles Journal