Have your say on proposals to change school travel policies
Did you know that Suffolk Highways have a live Twitter feed that will update you about gritting etc in periods of extreme winter weather if you have a Twitter account you can follow them on @Suff_highways. You can also find out more from the Suffolk CC website including details of which roads will be gritted.
In addition to the planning permission already granted by Mid Suffolk DC for one new dwelling on land at Breccles, Rectory Road (MSDC Ref: DC/17/04083), a further application has now been submitted to the District Council (MSDC Ref: DC/17/05926) proposing the demolition and replacement of the dwelling "Breccles" plus a further four new dwellings with garages. The application was validated by the District Council on 30 November and the consultation is open for public comment until 28 December.
Suffolk CC are undertaking a School and post-16 travel consultation from Tuesday 12 December 2017 to Wednesday 28 February 2018.
Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils have launched a public engagement on the future of local government in the two districts. You have until 5 February 2018 to have your say on the proposal to dissolve the two district councils in favour of creating a single council.
The H5N8 strain of bird flu is currently circulating in Europe, with recent cases in poultry and wild birds in Italy, wild birds in Germany and poultry in Bulgaria.
The Mellis Open Gardens event is back in 2018 Can you offer any help?
After nearly four years of producing the Mellis eNews Tracey & I have both decided it is time to call it a day. Fortunately Lawrie Read has agreed to take on the role of Editor and continue to produce our local e-newsletter. We are also hoping to educate him on the wonders of social media although we appreciate he is somewhat sceptical about its merits. So hopefully both the Mellis eNews website and Facebook page should continue for the foreseeable future.
Recently co-opted councillors Tina and Carl Wilby are looking for five more local people to join them on Mellis PC. Find out what is involved here http://www.mellisparishcouncil.org.uk/parish-council/be-a-parish-councillor/