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A library of important documents relating to the Parish Council and the village, including meeting agendas & minutes and copies of the Hawstead Journal.
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Please note that archive material posted onto the website before 25 May 2018 may include limited personal data for which consent to publication has not been given. The Parish Council wants to continue to make such material, which is of local interest, easily available to residents, but has not had the capacity to review the content fully. Please contact the clerk to the Council if you have any objection to your name or other personal data appearing in this archive material in order that it might be removed forthwith.


....and a Movie!


To view the film made by Andy and Janet Taplin in support of our bid for the Suffolk Village of the Year competition (ie 2014)click HERE. It's a fantastic production!

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Hawstead Tree Preservation Orders


NOTE: It is not certain that these are all of the TPOs applicable in Hawstead: if you are considering cutting down any tree(s) please contact St Edmundsbury Borough Council rather than relying on this list (In 2016 this was Jackie Fisher, Tel. 01284-757346)


1 (1966 – no. 70) Between Metcalfe Arms and Cooks Farm: 3 x Pine Trees


2 (1971 – no. 166) Opposite Hawstead Green, by the (former?) almshouses: 3 x Sycamore, 5 x Beech


3 (1973 – no. 294) Place Farm: The Paddock, Ash plantation; Long Wood+Spring Head: Elm & Ash


4 (1974 – no. 364) Dutmoss Woods (Upper and Lower)


5 (1974 – no. 365) Woodfield Wood (W1), Bryers Wood (W2), Oak, Ask, Sycamore; Nunn’s Grove (W3) Elm & Ash


6 (1996 – no, 231) Between Fylett’s Manor and Manor Cottages: 3 x ancient Oak (Quercus Robur)


7 (2002 – no. 333) Pound Spinney: next to Pound Green & Almshouses and between them & the Pound: includes Oak, Yew & Sycamore


8 (2005 – no.395) Cullum House: 5 x mature trees


9 (2005 – no. 405) Bull Lane, Pinford End: 12 mature trees between nos. 2 and 3, x8 in front and x4 to the rear


10 (2008 - no. 476) Park Cottages, Park Lane junction with Horscroft Road. 3 trees on the lane; an area of (mainly) oaks on the eastern extreme of the property and approx. 10 trees to the South of the cottage.


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