Home Local Sitemap Contact

Please enter your email
below to receive the
Clare-UK newsletter

26-03-2015 - New Councillors from May 2015?

It is quite a few years since Clare had to call an election to appoint its nine town councillors.

26-02-2015 - Magna Carta Plans and Road closure

Preparations for the series of events to celebrate Clare's involvement in Magna Carta are making great progress.

19-01-2015 - Public meeting Tuesday 20th Jan on the possible closure of Clare Police Station

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.

19-01-2015 - Magna Carta in Clare Festival - events announced

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.

06-11-2014 - Remembrance Day

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...

08-09-2014 - Clare Castle Country Park Newsletter

Click on the link for the Country Park Newsletter here.

14-08-2014 - Clare Town Council votes to take over Clare Castle Country Park

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.

04-08-2014 - Clare Castle Country Park Public Meeting

Following the public consultation sessions last week, there will be a public meeting on Thursday 7th August 2014 at 7pm in Clare Town Hall.

28-07-2014 - Clare Castle Country Park Consultation Process

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...

07-07-2014 - Clare Castle Country Park update

The recent newsletter from Geoffrey Bray can be seen here.

02-07-2014 - Clare Priory Craft Fair Parking arrangements

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.

01-07-2014 - Country Park consultation papers and agenda for 10 July meeting

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.

26-06-2014 - Timetable for consultation on Clare Castle Country Park

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.

17-06-2014 - More details on road closures

We have now been provided with more details which, it is hoped will make the arrangements clearer: http://www.

12-06-2014 - Road closures in Clare commencing 18th June

Suffolk County Council Highways have now provided some more information regarding the road closures.

11-06-2014 - Road closures for resurfacing works in Clare

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.

05-06-2014 - Clare Town Councillor vacancy

Alan Parsley has recently decided to retire from the Council after many years of excellent service and support to the community.

04-06-2014 - Meeting about resurfacing works in Clare

Suffolk Highways are proposing to carry out resurfacing works from the 18th June across 2 weeks (7 working days).

22-05-2014 - Clare Castle Country Park Update

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.

22-05-2014 - Country Park progress in local news

The Suffolk Free Press have reported on developments regarding Clare Country Park: http://www.

14-05-2014 - Clare Castle Country Park - local news coverage

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.

14-05-2014 - Long Melford faces difficult times due to added responsibility including that of Country Park

Clare Town Council note the challenges faced by Long Melford Parish Council who are now financially responsible for their Country Park: http://www.

08-05-2014 - Wind turbine objections reported by EADT, Suffolk Free Press and Haverhill Echo

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.

06-05-2014 - Letter regarding discharge of conditions for Wind Turbine in Chilton Street

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.

28-04-2014 - Clare Annual Meeting - Tuesday 6th May 7pm

The Annual Town Meeting is to be held at 7pm on Tuesday 6 May 2014.