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The Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer:

Mrs Jennie Blackburn
The Knoll, 1 All Saints Road, Creeting St Mary, Ipswich  IP6 8NF

Telephone: (01449) 721369

Email: pc.greatbricett@outlook.com

The Parish Councillors are:-

Cllr Sue Burnett - Chair - 01473 658865

Cllr Richard Morley - Vice-Chair - 01473 658586

Cllr David Payne - 01449 740329

Cllr Ray Craddock - 01473 657387

Cllr Judy Walsh - 01473 657652


VACANCY - The Parish Council has a vacancy.  If you would be interested in becoming a member of the Parish Council then please email the Clerk.


The next Parish Council meeting is due to take place on Tuesday, 14th September 2021 at 7pm 


 To view our Councillor's Register of Interests - follow link choosing Mid Suffolk, and Great Bricett in drop down menus:-

Register of Members Interest

As of September 2020, we have two Councillor vacancies and if you would like to influence the Parish you live in and feel you can commit to six meetings a year (held on a Tuesday night every other month), please contact the Clerk, Jennie, on 01449 721369 or email - pc.greatbricett@outlook.comOur meetings are quite informal and are vital in raising issues that matter to this lovely village. No previous experience necessary and training courses are held in Claydon, if required.

The MP for this area is:- Jo Churchill MP

The County Councillor for this area is:- Cllr Kay Oakes (kay.oakes@suffolk.gov.uk)

The District Councillor for this area is:- Cllr Daniel Pratt (daniel.pratt@midsuffolk.gov.uk)

Representatives to Outside Bodies:

Great Bricett Village Hall Management Committee -

Wattisham Liaison Meeting - Cllr S Burnett / Cllr R Craddock

Suffolk Association of Local Councils (SALC) - All Parish Cllrs

Wixfield Park Representative - Cllr Ray Craddock

Responsibilities of the Parish Council include:


The Parish Council is responsible for the approval and monitoring of Council expenditure, annually analysing future funding requirements and recommends the precept to be raised. Arranging insurance of parish property, loans and donations and other associated activities requiring finance.

The Village Green

Maintenance of the Village Green

Great Bricett Village Hall

As proprietor, arranges insurance and oversees any maintenance issues in consultation with the Village Hall Management Committee.


The Parish Council receives and considers consultation copies of all Planning Applications relating to the parish. Recommendations from the Council either in support of the application or as objections, are passed to Mid Suffolk District Council who, as Planning Authority, will make use of these comments in their determination of the application.

Parish Property

The Parish Council provides and maintains parish assets such as dog waste bins, notice boards, benches, and street lights.

Highways and Lighting

The Parish Council oversees highways matters such as the need for road repairs, signposting, street lights and the supply of electricity for street lighting.

To report any issue to Suffolk County Council (such as Potholes, Highways or footpaths), please use the following link:-

Suffolk County Council Reporting Site

Community Speed Watch

The Great Bricett team is now up and running again - thank you to our two volunteers who are working closely with the Ringshall team. Ideally, we would like more volunteers - two is the minimum number required, so if you feel you could give a little time to help promote speed awareness within Great Bricett, please contact the Parish Clerk.