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Thurston Parish Council

Coronavirus Support

All of the village has now been divided up into the Neighbourhood Areas and postcards are being delivered to all residents informing them of their Neighbourhood Area Coordinators and how to contact then for asisstance with the list below:

  • Collection of medical/first aid supplies
  • Collection of shopping
  • Posting letters / collecting parcels
  • Support in dealing with self-isolation
General Details

The Council is an elected body with eleven seats filled by Thurston residents whose primary function is to ensure that the Parish is efficiently and economically run using a proportion of the annual Council Tax income.

The Parish Council has a broad range of responsibilities some of which can be summarized below:

  • Sports and Recreational Facilities
  • Playgrounds and Play Equipment
  • Street lighting
  • Street cleansing
  • Statutory consultations on planning issues, working to influence Planning Authority decisions, based on Councillors local knowledge
  • Ensuring that the adopted Thurston Neighbourhood Development Plan reflects the shared vision for its neighbourhood  
  • Funding of a PCSO dedicated to Thurston

Who to contact

Mrs Vicky Waples
Parish Clerk
01359 232854
Thurston Parish Council website
Parish Council Offices New Green Centre
New Green Avenue
Bury St. Edmunds
IP31 3TG

Additional contact

Additional Website
Suffolk County Councillor for Thurston

Where to go

Thurston Parish Council
Area served
Mid Suffolk

Other details

Age Groups
Pre-school, Children (5-11), Adults, Young people

Our office is open to the public on Tuesdays and Fridays between 11.30am and 3.30pm. District Council: Mid Suffolk / Electoral Division: Thedwastre South / Highways Area: West

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