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12 Aug Barrow Crossing to remain open!

Network Rail has announced that it will not be closing the crossing at Halesworth Station.  It will be instead installing extra safety measures including gates and extra warnings to cyclists to dismount.  The new gates and signs will be installed in the autumn and Network...

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10 Aug Norfolk and Suffolk Devolution – Have your say.

The proposed Norfolk and Suffolk Devolution Deal was published on 17 June 2016.  Since then, all of the councils in Suffolk, along with Norfolk County Council, Broadland District Council, the Borough Council of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk, South Norfolk Council and the New Anglia LEP...

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01 Aug FREE PARKING RETURNS TO HALESWORTH

  Latest News The Town Council are very pleased to announce that the one hour free parking has returned to the Thoroughfare car park. From the 1st August 2016, shoppers and visitors to Halesworth can obtain free parking for the first hour in the Thoroughfare car park. The Town...

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22 Jul Town Park wins Green Flag Award.

More parks and green spaces than ever will be flying the Green Flag Award this year – more than 1,600 across the UK. Halesworth Town Park in Suffolk is one of the very best in the UK – and that’s official. The Park is among a...

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22 Jul Barrow Crossing – Disability Impact Assessment

Railtrack are conducting a Disability Impact Assessment for the closing of the Barrow Crossing.  They will be contacting the Suffolk Coalition of Disabled People as part of this.  If you will be disadvantaged by the crossing closure and you consider yourself to be disabled or...

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20 Jul Update on One-Hour Free Parking

Please see below for recent correspondence between HTC and WDC.  The Town Council have agreed to pay the £6666 agreed for the first year to reinstate the one-hour free parking in the Thoroughfare car park. Payment for free parking to WDC 19 07 16 reply to Andrew Jarvis regarding...

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17 Jun Free Parking set to return to Halesworth

Following recent discussions with Halesworth businesses, the Town Council in collaboration with District Cllr Tony Goldson have hopefully been successful in negotiating a deal with Waveney District Council to reinstate the free one hour parking in the Thoroughfare car park. The Council will meet on Monday...

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17 Jun Aviva Women’s Tour

The 2016 Aviva Women's Cycle Tour arrived in Halesworth to crowds of on-lookers hoping for a glimpse of some of the world's top women cyclists.  The rolling road block kept the cyclists safe and added to the general excitement of the event.  The stage was...

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15 Jun Queen’s Birthday Celebrations

Saturday the 11th June saw Halesworth celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday with a picnic in the park in the sunshine.  A jazz band kept the crowds entertained and the children were given a free ice cream.  After singing 'Happy Birthday' to Her Majesty, the delicious cake made...

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