Meeting dates for the Parish Council published. All meetings start at 7.30 in the Village Hall unless notified.
The draft minutes of the Parish and Parish Council meetings held on the 14th May 2018 have been published on the council website. They will be confirmed at the next meeting.
Hello, I am the new Clerk of Shimpling Parish Council. I hope to see many of you at our annual meetings on 14th May.
You can contact any of your councillors direct or me via our web page:
Please note that the following meetings will take place at the Village Hall on Monday 14th May:-
Annual Meeting of the Parish Council - 6.30 - 7.30pm
Annual Parish Meeting - 7.30 - 8.30pm
Vacancy – Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer
The position is approximately 3 hours per week. Salary will be in accordance with the National Salary Scales dependent on experience and qualific...
You will find information on Parish Councillors, publically available formal governance and financial Council Records, including minutes of all meetings and information about all of the official public activities of the Council.
You can also contact the Clerk or individual Councillors through this website to raise any questions or issues relevant to the parish of Shimpling.
The Parish of Shimpling in the county of Suffolk is in the Chadacre ward of Babergh District Council, and and lies within the parliamentary constituency of South Suffolk.
Our local parliamentary representative at Westminster is James Cartlidge MP.
Shimpling was described in 1870-72 in John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazeteer of England and Wales as:
"SHIMPLING, or Shimplingthorne, a parish, with a village, in Sudbury district, Suffolk; 4 miles NW by W of Lavenham r. station. It has a post-office under Bury-St-Edmunds. Acres 2,698. Real property £3,640. Pop., 500, Houses 111. The manor, with Chadacre Hall, belongs to Miss Hallifax. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value £600. Patron, the Rev A. H. Bolton. The church is plain."
Historical information and map sourced from:
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Shimpling, in Babergh and Suffolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time. URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/7672