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Suffolk HOPE Awards

The HOPE Awards are a new opportunity for us to celebrate the contribution young people make within our community. Set up in partnership by Suffolk Constabulary and Suffolk County Council during...

Melton Road Playing Field Car Park

We are having work carried out on the car park at the playing fields from the 26th April. This will result in a slightly larger car park with a new surface and marked out parking bays. We hope this...

Woodbridge Swifts – Latest News

Looking back to 2020Around the town, swifts in Woodbridge surpassed our expectations last summer. Despite the slow start, by July we were able to see and hear screaming parties at a variety of sites...

Woodbridge Library

Woodbridge Library is reopening for browsing on 13th April. A limited number of people is allowed to enter the library at any one time, everyone should wear a mask and adhere to the one-way system,...

Send a message of condolence

You can send a message of condolence using the online form. A selection of messages will be passed onto members of the Royal Family, and may be held in the Royal Archives for...

Forgotten your NHS number?

You're not the only one! A new service is now live to help find your NHS number. This service is for anyone living in England and can also be used on behalf of someone else where the name, date of...

Beacon Shield

The Beacon at the Melton Road playing fields , which was installed as part of the centenary commemorations of the end of WW1, has now been augmented with a shield depicting the Melton emblem (also...

Parish Councillor Vacancy

Notice is hereby given that due to the resignation of Councillor Barrington, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council. 1.A by-election to fill the vacancy will be...

Suffolk Coastal Local Plan

The East Suffolk Council - Suffolk Coastal Local Plan was adopted by East Suffolk Council on 23rd September 2020. The Suffolk Coastal Local Plan covers the former Suffolk Coastal district. The Local...

TV Licence for over 75s

If you are over 75 years of age, you may have received a letter in the post recently about buying a TV Licence. After 31st July, TV licences will no longer be free for the over 75s. There is a...

New dog poo bins

Two new dog poo bins have recently been installed in Melton, one at Wilford Bridge and the other at Old Malting Approach/New Quay Lane. We are aware that someone has cut through the metal straps...

Payment of grants for local businesses

East Suffolk Council is now processing the payment of grants for local businesses provided by the government in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Eligible businesses are being asked to complete a...

Home, but not alone

A new Suffolk-focused community service has been set up to support people who need help during the COVID-19 pandemic. The telephone line is for those in need who can seek information on support with...

Covid-19 Response

You are all aware of the rapidly developing and changing situation surrounding Covid-19. Melton Parish Council has suspended all forthcoming public meetings. The office will also be closed to members...

Change to 71 bus timetable from 6th April

From the 6th April the 71 bus will depart from Orford at 07:00, 10 minutes earlier than the current timetable, in order to reach the final destination on time. The full timetable can be seen on the...

Land Divestment from East Suffolk Council

Further to Cllr Porter's article in the December/January edition of the the Melton Messenger, full details regarding the divestment of land from East Suffolk Council (ESC) can be found in the Latest...