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Community Speed Watch

The Parish Council have been asked to consider re-starting the Speed Watch Scheme in the village. The Police team that run the scheme have advised that we require a minimum of 6 volunteers before the Police will consider approving the scheme in the village. We therefore need some volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, or would like some further information, could you please contact the Parish Clerk Nicola Smith: by email on monkseleighpc@gmail.com
or by telephone on 07817 170906
or in writing at Stable Flat, 47 High Street, Lavenham, Suffolk, CO10 9PY.

Contact NumberCombined Council Contact Number

District Councillor Mr Clive Arthey, advised the Annual Parish Meeting that Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils now have one telephone number to call to get in touch with all your local services - 0300 123 4000.

About our village

Monks Eleigh is a small and pretty parish village in the south of the beautiful county of Suffolk. It lies within the District of Babergh, and can be found just to the south and east of the historic wool town of Lavenham and is close neighbours with the picturesque villages of Kersey and Chelsworth. Nearby are the towns of Hadleigh, Long Melford and Sudbury, with Stowmarket, Bury St. Edmunds and the county town of Ipswich also within easy reach. Read more...

What's on...?

The latest edition of What's On in Monks Eleigh is now on-line. Read more here...

Grow your own!

Like to rent an allotment plot?

The rent is £15 per annum, (1st April - 31st March) for a full plot. Smaller allotments could be rented for a "pro-rata" rent. For further information please contact Nicola Smith, the Parish Clerk by:
Post: Stable Flat, 47 High Street, Lavenham, CO10 9PY
or Email: monkseleighpc@gmail.com
Tel: 07817 170906

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Emergency Plan

The primary aim of the Emergency Plan is to safeguard and protect people and property within Monks Eleigh, and to take appropriate action quickly to recover and restore normal service to the village.
The current Emergency Plan was set up several years ago and would benefit from being updated.

Please take a few minutes to complete this questionnaire and return it either to:-

  • Nicola Smith, Parish Clerk at Stable Flat, 47 High Street, Lavenham, CO10 9PY, 
  • Or by emailing it to monkseleighpc@gmail.com 
  • Or by dropping into the Village Shop who have provided a secure box for you to place your completed questionnaires into.

If possible, please place you questionnaire in a sealed envelope before placing into the secure box.
Deadline: Please return by no later than 31st March 2017.

Please download a copy of the questionnaire here.

Come and grab sally!

Come and join the bell ringers! We need more people to keep the bells ringing out over the village. Find out more here...

Today's Date

Parish Council Meeting

The next Parish Council Meeting will an additional meeting, held on Monday 3rd July 2017 at 7:30 pm, in the Village Hall. The agenda for this meeting will be published below.

What's New

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