Following the resignation of the Parish Clerk, a vacancy will arise in September. If you feel you could fullfill this important post, please see the details attached: Here
TheVillage newsletter for the summer has been published here:
Urgent: The PC has published information regarding the COVID19 Coronavirus and where you can get help. Please click here
Further Information on support during the COVID19 virus is available in Leaflet2
Further information on support during COVID19 virus is available in Leaflet3 being delivered to villagers
Further Information has been delivered to the village in Leaflet4
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This website is dedicated to the work of Shimpling Parish Council.
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