Suffolk Village of the Year 2023

Annual Parish Meeting

May 20, 2021 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Cockfield Village Hall
Church Lane
Cockfield. IP30 0LA
Steve Ball

The Annual Parish Meeting will be held in the main hall, Cockfield Village Hall and will be subject to Covid restrictions, including but not limited to:

  1. Maximum attendance of 30 (including County & District Cllrs, Parish Cllrs and Representatives of Village Groups,
  2. Social distancing,
  3. One way system of access and egress,
  4. Wearing of face masks at all times, unless exemption applies
  5. Use of hand sanitisers (provided by Village Hall)
  6. Attendees to remain seated during meeting

7.30pm on Thursday 20h May 2021 to be held at the Village Hall (main hall area)


1. Welcome and introduction by the Chairman of Cockfield Parish Council.

2. To note any apologies for absence:

3. To approve the minutes of the last Annual Parish Meeting held on 30 May 2019.

4. Matters arising from the minutes from the last Annual Parish Meeting.

5. County Councillor Report – Cllr Robert Lindsay.

6. District Councillor Reports – Cllr Clive Arthey & Cllr Margaret Maybury.

7. Parish Council Report – Cllr Derek Southgate, Chairman.

8. Suffolk Constabulary CEO (Sudbury and Haverhill) – PC Darren Marshall

9. Village Organisations and Activities:
A key opportunity for the various organisations and groups which serve the community, and others who represent the village, to provide brief reports on their activities in the last 12 months and their future plans:
9.1 Community Council Rodney Williams
9.2 Village Hall Management Committee Janne Cutting-Keyton
9.3 Computer Circle/Village Website Neil Ashton
9.4 CEVC Primary School Trudie Harkin
9.5 CATEY Pre-School Dick Bayes
9.6 St Peter’s Church Revd Sharon Potter
9.7 United Charities Tony Box
9.8 Women’s Institute Brenda Cantlay
9.9 Football Club Joe Brinkley
9.10 Congregational Church Gerry Blake
9.11 “Green Links” Janne Cutting-Keyton
9.12. Village Recorder Brenda Dyer

10. Open Forum:
To raise any matters relating to Cockfield which residents wish to highlight.

Cllr Derek Southgate
Chairman, Cockfield Parish Council
Published: 28 April 2021

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