A full council meeting will take place in the Village Hall meeting room on Monday 5 March at 7:30pm. The Agenda is available on the Noticeboard.
Natural England are reviewing the boundary of the Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.. For details and for how to make your views known see our blog post here.
A full Extraordinary council meeting will take place in the Village Hall meeting room on Monday 12 February at 7:30pm. The Agenda is available on the Noticeboard.
UPDATE 27 NOVEMBER
You can now view Hacheston responses to the Local Plan Review.
See HPC Submission Document. Potential sites and houses in Hacheston and how Suffolk Coastal should develop up to 2036.
UPDATE 15 NOVEMBER
UPDATE 22 NOVEMBER
The Chairman attended a meeting presenting feedback to the Stage 2 consultation which finished Feb 2017. This presentation and his report is on the Noticeboard.
A full council meeting took place in the Village Hall on Monday 6 November. Minutes are available on the Noticeboard.
Two consultations have been completed:
UPDATE 5 OCTOBER
HPC sent its recommendation to request SCDC to refuse the Power Plant application. We ask SCDC to do an Environmental Impact Assessment, which gives it a status in law. We have asked SCDC to consider the application in their Planning Committee if it is not refused outright. You can find our recommendation on the Noticeboard.
A full council meeting will take place in the All Saints Church on Monday 25 September at 7:30pm to discuss the:
UPDATE 20 SEPTEMBER: Deadline 5 October
Following HPC's request after the changes to the application, the deadline for everyone to send their opinions to SCDC is now confirmed in writing from SCDC as 5 October 2017.
To respond to the application email firstname.lastname@example.org and please copy us on email@example.com, or write to Suffolk Coastal District Council, Planning Department, East Suffolk House, Station Road, Melton, Woodbridge, IP12 1RT.
Write individually to SCDC Councillors as well (don't just cc: them on your d.c.admin email)!
UPDATE 15 SEPTEMBER: Expanded Power Plant and EIA
The power plant area has been expanded from 4980 sqm to 6750 sqm and Philip Ridley of SCDC has decided there should not be an Environmental Impact Assessment.
UPDATE 05 SEPTEMBER:
UPDATE 5 SEPTEMBER:
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The Village (population 370) is in a valley and situated on the B1116 between the A12 and Framlingham but this road runs all the way to Harleston on the Norfolk border. As the B1116 passes through Hacheston it is called ‘The Street', the name, like other villages, was given by the Romans as Hacheston was a fairly large Roman market town. Later Its authenticity was established as it is recorded in the Domesday book of 1086. It has been a farming community for centuries and is the grain basin of England. Running parallel with the village is the river Ore which has its source in Framlingham Mere. Meandering through the countryside, it eventually flows into the Alde and then into the North Sea. Once navigable, it used to transport goods by barge.