Haverhill Town Council

Haverhill Town Council is here to be a voice for residents by representing their views on issues affecting them. The Town Council are trustees of, and has managed, the Town Hall Arts Centre since 2004.
The Town Council
  • Acts as a statutory consultee on planning matters and gives its views to St Edmundsbury Borough Council, as the local planning authority, who are responsible for deciding applications.
  • Provides meeting spaces for community activities:
    - Haverhill Arts Centre
    - Leiston (Clements) Community Centre
    - Bevan House, Camps Road
  • Mayoral engagements:
    - Representing town at civic events
    - Attending community events as first citizen
  • Awards grants to help the work of local groups and charities.
  • A programme of events throughout the year including the Haverhill Street Festival,  Armed Forces Day,  Historical Vehicle Rally,  The Big Day Out,  Community Fun Days,  Tribute Nights,  Halloween Trail, Family Christmas Night and Fireworks, plus other free to enter events throughout the year.
  • The Town Council also provides the flower towers in the High Street.
Call us on 01440 712858

St. Edmundsbury Borough Council

St Edmundsbury Borough Council, in partnership with Forest Heath District Council (and known colloquially as West Suffolk Councils), deal with issues covering the whole of West Suffolk area.
  • Council tax and business rates.
  • Housing benefit.
  • Housing standards and enforcement
  • Household recycling and waste disposal.
  • Local planning and building regulations.
  • Public car parks and on-street parking/permits (on behalf of Suffolk County Council).
  • Parking fines and appeals.
  • Environmental Health.
  • Elections.
  • Community Chest grant funding.
Call 01284 763233 or visit: http://www.westsuffolk.gov.uk/

Suffolk County Council

Suffolk County Council is the top tier of local government providing services on a county-wide basis and responsible for:
  • Highways, Roads and Transport.
  • Education and Libraries.
  • Fire and Rescue Services.
  • Adult Social Care and Health.
  • Social Services.
  • Trading Standards.
  • Registrar of births, deaths and marriages.
  • Waste disposal (excluding household waste).
Call 0345 606 6067 Or visit https://www.suffolk.gov.uk/