As well as electing a whole new set of councillors to the new East Suffolk District Council – May 2nd also sees elections for Felixstowe Town Council. There are new ward boundaries here too with four new wards being created : Coastal, Marshes, Port & Walton If you would like to see how they compare to the previous wards go to this link. https://www.felixstowe.gov.uk/about-felixstowe-tc/wards/ The … Continue reading May 2nd Election – Felixstowe Town Council Candidates Announced
May 2nd is polling day for both the new district council of East Suffolk and our parish councils. Polls will open from 7am until 10pm on May 2nd and the count will take place at Waterlane Leisure centre in Lowestoft from 9am the following day. Counting in the Town and Parish elections will begin at 9.30am on Saturday May 4. This article will look at … Continue reading Local Elections Coming Up – Who is Standing For East Suffolk?
Suffolk Coastal District Council has elected its last Chairman – and it is Councillor Nicky Yeo. Cllr Yeo, who represents the Nacton and Purdis Farm Ward, will be Chairman until the new East Suffolk Council is formed and a chairman elected in 2019. She takes over the role from Cllr Chris Blundell. She officially became the district’s first citizen, when she was elected as Chairman … Continue reading SCDC Elects Last Chairman
After a difficult year following the divisive referendum on the EU, the heightened security issues over increased terrorism and the reactions to the Trump election in the US, the UK goes to the polls next week on June 8th. But it seems that this time round it is more of a two horse race. With the Lib Dems still trying to rally after their crash … Continue reading Country Goes To The Polls – 8th June
Yesterday saw the election for seats to County councils for the next four years and for our county results were similar as those throughout the whole of the UK in that UKIP votes evaporated and most of the gains went to the Conservatives with both Labour and the Liberal Democrats losing out. Suffolk saw the Conservatives take 52 of the 75 seats available on the … Continue reading Suffolk County Council – Election Results
Its your chance to VOTE and have your say in how our county is run. If you don’t vote you can’t moan about the way the Council makes decisions. If you do vote you could make a difference and swing the balance of power. The turnout in Felixstowe in the 2013 elections was 32% – there is room for a swing if the 68% of … Continue reading Suffolk County Council Elections Thursday 4th May