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Parish Council

Tunstall Parish Council is here to serve all residents of Tunstall and aims to be as accessable as possible. If you would like to speak to the Clerk, Judi Hallett, please contact her in the following ways:

  • call on 01394 411405 or 07739 411927
  • e-mail at pcclerktunstall@gmail.com
  • write to: Mrs Judi Hallett, Manor Farm, Hollesley, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 3NB

The Councillors who serve Tunstall:


Steve Smith

Vice-Chair Caroline Meffan    
Councillors John Hazelton   Highways and Police Matters
  Emma Johnson    
  Oliver Morgan    
  Philip Noakes    
  Kevin Ross   Tunstall Common
  Lucy Silovsky   Human Resources 
  Kirsty Watson    
Clerk Judi Hallett Tel: 01394 411405  

County and District Councillors:

Suffolk County Councillor: Andrew Reid Tel:07545 423799

Suffolk Coastal District Councillor: Ray Herring Tel: 01728 746337

Our Responsibilities

The Parish Council’s responsibilities include:

  • Finance - We responsible for the approval and monitoring of Council expenditure, annually analysing future funding requirements and recommending the precept to be raised. also arranging insurance of parish property, loans and donations and other associated activities requiring finance.
  • Parish Property - The Council look after the village sign, the bus shelter in Woodbridge Road, Tunstall Common,  three notice-boards, the triangle at Snape Bridge and certain footpaths.
  • Planning — The Parish Council receives and considers consultation copies of all Planning Applications relating to the parish. Recommendations from the Council either in support of the application or as objections, are passed to Suffolk Coastal District Council who, as Planning Authority, may take note of these comments in their determination of the application. A full list of planning applications considered by the Parish Council can be viewed on Suffolk Coastal DC website
  • Highways - The Parish Council liaises with the local highway authority on matters such as road condition and cleaning, signposting etc.