Parish Council

The next meeting of Sudbourne Parish Council will be held on Tuesday 28th September 2017 at 7:30pm in Sudbourne Village Hall - Agenda - Click Here

The Council meets on the fourth Tuesday of January, March, May, July, September and November every year.

Members of the Council are:

David Robinson (Chairman) 

Andrew McDonald (Vice-Chairman) 

Jenny Cooper 

Sue Hudson 

Suvi McCreadie 

Louise Schofield

Maureen Norris


Parish Clerk

Joanne Peters

Neutral Farm House

Mill Lane



Suffolk. IP12 3PA

Tel: 01394 459400


The Parish Council’s responsibilities include:

  • Finance - We are responsible for the approval and monitoring of Council expenditure, annually analysing future funding requirements and recommending the precept to be raised. also arranging insurance of parish property.  The Council finances go through both an Internal and External Audit annually. 

  • Parish Property - The Parish Council are responsible for the Play Area at The Close, The Village Sign, Bus Shelter and the Two Notice-boards. 

  • Planning – 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 Suffolk Coastal District Council who, as Planning Authority, may take note of these comments in their determination of the application.  A full list of planning applications considered by the Parish Council can be viewed on Suffolk Coastal District Council's website.

  • Highways - The Parish Council liaises with the local highway authority on matters such as road condition and cleaning, signposting etc.