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It really seemed like there were two parish councils last night. First there was the constructive council working hard to raise money to replace ageing children's play equipment and make the village a better place to live.
Secondly there was another Council still clinging onto and fighting the battles of the past. This Council is nasty, cliquey and seems increasingly to be under the influence of people who aren't even members. The two councils clashed last night in a dramatic way leading to one councillor exclaiming that she is "fed up taking time out from my family for this crap" as the Vice-Chairman managed to force the Council…Continue
This is the final post in a series of six blogs , you can read the previous post Right to Reply
October 2016 Meeting
Right at the start of the meeting the Council Chairman Stuart Gemmill announced that three parish councillors had resigned! It became clear that one councillor had moved out of the village but that two councillors had resigned as a result of the disagreement between the Trust and the Council.
The Chairman read out resignation statements for both councillors. Neither of them were present at the…Continue
This is the fifth in a series of six blog posts, you can read the previous post I don't wish to say more now as it is all recorded
October Stradbroke Monthly
In the October Stradbroke Monthly the Trustees wrote an article entitled "what is happening to the Doctor's surgery". The article which is printed below makes a number of claims about the situation which it describes as "setting out facts and offering re-assurance".
The key claim the Trust make in the article is that "The PC recently had a new valuation of £1200 and wishes to impose this on the Trust without any consultation or agreement".
These blog posts have detailed the process that led up to this and readers will be able to make their own minds up about the truth of this claim.
The Trust also describe the £50 rent that…Continue