It is quite a few years since Clare had to call an election to appoint its nine town councillors.
Preparations for the series of events to celebrate Clare's involvement in Magna Carta are making great progress.
PLANS TO CLOSE CLARE POLICE STATION The Town Council was concerned to hear about Suffolk Constabulary's plans to close the police station in Clare via rumours circulating in the community.
In 2015 Clare will be celebrating the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta and the vital role played by the two Clare barons, Richard and Gilbert de Clare.
Residents and Businesses based in Clare Town Centre please note: Remembrance Parade, Sunday 9th November Arrangements are in place for the Remembrance Day Parade and Service and we would like...
Click on the link for the Country Park Newsletter here.
Following a substantial increase in Suffolk County Council’s offer, Clare Town Council has voted unanimously to take on ownership of the Park Further details online: www.
Following the public consultation sessions last week, there will be a public meeting on Thursday 7th August 2014 at 7pm in Clare Town Hall.
Residents and visitors are urged to: Visit Clare Town Hall on 31st July, 1st or 2nd August to view the displays summarising the information available publicly relating to the possible takeover of Cla...
The recent newsletter from Geoffrey Bray can be seen here.
Suffolk County Council has granted The Craft Fair a temporary traffic order to allow cones to be placed along Ashen Road and at it's junction with Nethergate Street to prevent parking during the weekend of the Craft Fair: http://www.
The consultation papers and related documents ahead of the meeting regarding the transfer of Clare Castle Country Park are now available to view online at: http://www.
The timetable for the consultation and decision regarding Clare Castle Country Park was agreed at the meeting of Clare Town Council on 19th June 2014 and can be viewed here.
We have now been provided with more details which, it is hoped will make the arrangements clearer: http://www.
Suffolk County Council Highways have now provided some more information regarding the road closures.
Following the meeting on Tuesday, we understand the following details: There will be a rolling programme of road closures within Clare as re-surfacing work takes place.
Alan Parsley has recently decided to retire from the Council after many years of excellent service and support to the community.
Suffolk Highways are proposing to carry out resurfacing works from the 18th June across 2 weeks (7 working days).
Clare Castle Country Park (CCCP) Newsletter – May 2014 Transfer of the ParkOn 23rd April we had an initial meeting with Suffolk County Council at which they outlined what their financial offer might include.
The Suffolk Free Press have reported on developments regarding Clare Country Park: http://www.
Following the Annual Town Meeting in Clare when questions were voiced relating to Suffolk County Council's retention of Brandon Country Park, local press have recently reported on the matter:http://www.
Clare Town Council note the challenges faced by Long Melford Parish Council who are now financially responsible for their Country Park: http://www.
The objections from Clare councillors and residents to the application for the discharge of planning conditions for the Maple Wind Turbine have today been reported by the East Anglian Daily Times and the Haverhill Echo.
This letter was distributed to Clare businesses last week by Clare Town Council regarding discharge of conditions for Wind Turbine in Chilton Street as there was concern that they had not been consulted by St Edmundsbury Borough Council: http://www.
The Annual Town Meeting is to be held at 7pm on Tuesday 6 May 2014.