Over the winter of 2019/2020 Hollesley Parish Council applied for numerous grants for the new Play Park Equipment. In many cases we were successful but in one major application, to the National Lottery, unfortunately we were not
Please note that, with immediate effect and until further notice, following advice from the Suffolk Association of Local Councils, Hollesley Parish Council will not be holding physical meetings. This includes meetings of the Parish Council and the Annual Parish Meeting which was due to take place on 12th May 2020.
As at 9.00am on Tuesday 17th March we are still awaiting instructions as to how we should proceed with regard to Parish Council meetings. If the meeting scheduled for 19th March is cancelled an announcement will be made here and on the Hollesley Grapevine.
During 2020, HPC are reviewing the way we manage the Cemetery and all the processes and documentation we use. There will be much more at the Annual Parish Meeting but at the February meeting some decisions were made.
The unveiling of the new Hollesley Village Sign will take place on Sunday 15th March at 3.00pm.
Over the past 10 or 15 years heavy snow fall and high winds have resulted in the electricity being off for a number of days at a time for some residents and back in 1987, following the Great Storm, the electricity was off for 2 weeks for some people!
Please note that a resident of Hollesley has reported another experience of 'quick sand' on the beach at Shingle Street.
The incident happened at very low tide and the person stuck had to abandon her wellington boots to be pulled free. The whole experience was very distressing for all concerned and has been reported to both the Environment Agency and East Suffolk Council.
Please take extreme care when walking along the shore, especially at very low tides and near the lagoon.
During December and January the PC will be setting their budget for 2020/21. Do you know of a project that you feel the PC should be involved in? If you do, please let us know as soon as you can as we may have to set aside funds for it
In the United Kingdom on 8 May 1945, more than one million people celebrated in the streets to mark the end of the European part of World War 11. In London, crowds massed in Trafalgar Square and up the Mall to Buckingham Palace, where King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, accompanied by Prime Minister Winston Churchill, appeared on the balcony of the palace before the cheering crowds