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Three New Councillors have been co-opted onto the Parish Council at a meeting held on 18th July 2023. Cllr S Zethraeus has stepped down after many years on the Council and volunteering for many projects such as care of the Cemetery. Cllr Zethraeus will be very greatly missed by Council and sincere thanks from all were given during the meeting. 


Following the Elections in May we have a vacancy for two Councillors. Please contact the Clerk for details or come along to  meeting to see what it's like.

Full training provided via zoom. Would suit any person over 18yrs local to the village who can attend evening meetings around 6 times a year. Please contact the Clerk to show your interest clerk@battisford-pc.gov.uk

Clerk for Battisford

Your clerk is:-

Teresa Davis

69 Gardeners Rd
IP14 6RX

Tel: 07719208444

The Quiet Lanes and Home Zones (England) Regulations 2006


Suffolk County Council intends to designate the roads shown in the schedule below as
Quiet Lanes as part of a county wide Quiet Lanes Suffolk project.

Quiet Lanes are designated as appropriate for shared use by walkers, horse riders,
cyclists and other vehicle users, and are intended to enable users to enjoy country
lanes in greater safety and encourage drivers to respect more vulnerable road users.
Advisory signs are placed at each end of Quiet Lanes.

Full details of the extent of the roads affected, maps showing the lengths of road
affected, and the Council’s reasons for these designations, can be viewed online at 
www.QuietLanesSuffolk.co.uk<http://www.quietlanessuffolk.co.uk>, provided via email
following a request to
George.Firth@suffolk.gov.uk<mailto:George.Firth@suffolk.gov.uk>, or in person by
prior appointment at:  Constantine House office, 5 Constantine Road, Ipswich, IP1
2DH. Appointments are to be made via the email address above.

Anyone who wishes to make representations about this proposal should do so in
writing by the end of 13 September 2021.

Email representations should be sent to
George.Firth@suffolk.gov.uk<mailto:George.Firth@suffolk.gov.uk> or by post to George
Firth, Disputes, Education & Employment Team, Constantine House, 5 Constantine Road,
Ipswich, IP1 2DH.

Please note that any written representation will be publicly available for inspection.

Signed: David Chenery  Date: 23 August 2021

Safety and Speed Management Engineer,

Growth, Highways and Infrastructure,

Suffolk County Council, Phoenix House, Ipswich, IP1 5NP


C444: Church Road + U4518: Burnt House Lane 

Battisford Parish Council

 Speed Indicator Device (SID) and Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) Cameras

June 2021


Battisford Parish Council uses our Speed Indicator Device at four parish locations to indicate to motorists their speed in an attempt to reduce incidences of vehicle speeding in 30mph zones.

Data is routinely analysed and reported at parish council meetings.

Despite the speed reduction effect of the SID, over 30% of recorded vehicle movements remain in excess of the 30mph limit, with utterly inappropriate speeds of 65-75mph seen at some locations.

Suffolk Roadsafe Partnership offer the opportunity for local councils to apply for the temporary siting of Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras where there is an agreed need.

The Roadsafe Partnership’s intention is to educate motorists, not to prosecute, However, repeat offences will be reported to Suffolk Police. Detail of the scheme can be found at https://www.suffolk.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/council-news/show/automatic-number-plate-recognition-cameras-to-be-installed-in-villages-across-suffolk

Battisford PC intends to make such applications to supplement our SID. To do so requires the support of our County Councillor and residents.

Cllr Kay Oakes has kindly already pledged to support our application. We request that residents of Battisford parish also confirm their support. If you wish to do so, please email clerk@battisfordpc.org.uk, stating your agreement, your name and address.

You may alternatively complete the template letter available at http://www.battisfordpc.org.uk/battisford-parish-council  and email to clerk@battisfordpc.org.uk.

You can also print the letter, complete with your name and address, and hand to any parish councillor.

All personal data will be processed and held in accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulations (Data Protection Act 2018).

Responses would be welcome by 31 July 2021 (now closed)

 Thank you in anticipation.   

Battisford Parish Council

Suffolk Police

Please click on the links below for advice from the Police on security:




PHONE 01449 614271

Dial-A-Ride is a local door to door transport service, using easy access minibuses. Each minibus has low steps, handrails and a lift for wheelchair access.

There are now services across most of Suffolk, run by voluntary organisations and funded by the County Council.

Dial-A-Ride is available to anyone who cannot access conventional bus services because of where they live or mobility difficulties.


Dial-A-Ride services enable passengers to travel locally, for example to visit friends and relatives, go to the rail station or take a trip to the shops. Regular journeys such as those to hospital appointments and day centres are not normally undertaken. Journeys require advance booking and are allocated on a first call, first served basis. The fare is similar to ordinary bus services.

Passenger Transport Endeavour House 8 Russell Road Ipswich Suffolk, IP1 2BX

General enquiries 0845 606 6171


Visit our website: www.suffolkonboard.com

Suffolk Community Transport: www.suffolkcommunitytransport.org.uk




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