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Town Council

The Saxmundham Town Council is committed to working for the residents of Saxmundham for the benefit of everybody who lives and works in the town.

The Council elects a chairman and vice-chairman from among its members at the annual general meeting of the Council in May each year.

The Town Council gets involved with decisions about such things as housing, roads, and amenities, as well as looking after footpaths and children's playgrounds. It also provides small grants to local charities and groups and represents the town on several other committees concerning local businesses and crime prevention.

The Town Council office is now situated in the Old Police Station, Station Approach, Saxmundham, Suffolk. IP17 1BW


East Suffolk Council Local Elections Timetable Thursday 2 May 2019 - Click here for details

Election for the position of County Councillor, Blything area- 4th May 2017

Richard Smith MVO was elected as our County Councillor.

At the May 2018 AGM followed by the Town Council meeting Cllr P. Dunnett was elected Chair, and Cllr R. Plant Vice Chair.


Elections - 7th May 2015

On 7th May 2015, as well as a General Election, there were elections for both District and Town or Parish Councils. The four-year term of office of the current Saxmundham Town Councillors ended on that date. All the elections are handled by Suffolk Coastal District Council and full details can be found on their website:

Saxmundham Town Council

A ballot was held to select 11 councillors from the 14 nominations. Click this link for the Town Council election results.

Saxmundham Ward of Suffolk Coastal District Council

A ballot was held to select 2 councillors from the 5 nominations. Click this link for the full Suffolk Coastal results.

Suffolk Coastal Constituency

A ballot was held to select a Member of Parliament from the 5 nominations. Click this link to see the result.


Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Model Publication Scheme

Freedom of Information Act - adopted by Saxmundham Town Council in 2009


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