Welcome to the Theberton and Eastbridge Parish Council website


Theberton and Eastbridge Parish Council has 9 Parish Councillors.  Parish Councillors are unpaid, elected (or co-opted) members of the local community with an interest in improving village life.

The elections were held on 7th May 2015, and each Parish Councillor was elected for a 4-year term or was co-opted until the end of the council term in May 2019. 

Names, contact details and the responsibilities of the Parish Councillors are detailed here:

Councillors 2018

Councillors Responsibilities 2018

Councillors' Registers of Interests can be viewed at http://www.eastsuffolk.gov.uk/yourcouncil/councillors/councillors-register-of-interests/

The Council has adopted the Suffolk Local Code of Conduct

Parish Clerk:

The Parish Clerk is the Proper Officer of the Parish Council and is an employee.  She is also the Responsible Financial Officer.

Please contact the Parish Clerk if you have any questions relating to the operation of the Parish Council.

Mrs Sharon Smith
01728 648576
Arbour House, Rectory Road, Middleton, IP17 3NP


The meeting dates for 2018 are as follows (dates may be subject to change).  Meetings start at 7:30 pm in the Jubilee Hall, Theberton.

Meeting Dates 2018

All Parish Council meetings are public meetings and members of the public are welcome to attend to observe or speak to the Council.  Time for those wishing to speak will be alloted at the start of the meeting or during the meeting at the Chairman's discretion.

The Annual Parish Meeting was held on 12th April 2017.  Minutes and Annual Reports:

Annual Parish Meeting 2017 - Minutes
Annex A - Parish Council Chairman
Annex B - Suffolk County Council
Annex C - Suffolk Coastal District Council
Annex D - Jubilee Hall Management Committee
Annex E - Minsmere Levels Stakeholders Group
Annex F - Sizewell Parishes Liaison Group
Annex G - Theberton and Eastbridge Action Group on Sizewell
Annex H - Craft Club
Annex I- Carpet Bowls Club
Annex J - Coastliners Line Dance Club
Annex K - Petanque Club 

EDF Energy - Sizewell C - Stage 2 Consultation:

The Parish Council's response can be viewed here: Stage 2 Response

Speed Indicator Device - Latest Data:

The Parish Council operates a Speed Indicator Device in two locations in Theberton.  The latest data downloaded from the device can be viewed here:

SID Data - December 2017

Minutes and Agendas:

In accordance with the Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities 2015, the Parish Council has a duty to publish draft minutes of meetings within one month of the meeting.  The draft minutes can be found on this site.  However, it must be noted that the minutes are only a draft document and do not become an official record of the Parish Council meeting until they are approved at the next Parish Council meeting.  Minutes from earlier dates than published on this site can be obtained from the Parish Clerk.

The agenda for the forthcoming meeting will be published on this site three clear days before the meeting date.

For further details of any planning applications listed on the agenda please visit: www.suffolkcoastal.gov.uk/yourdistrict/planning/devcontrol/applications/search/

Statutory Information:

Links to the Parish Council’s statutory documents are attached here:

Standing Orders 2017

Asset Register 2017

Financial Regulations 2017

Risk Assessment 2017

Model Publication Scheme 2016

Model Publication Scheme Information Available

Statement of Internal Control 2017

Complaints Policy 2017

Financial Information:

The Parish Council has a duty to publish information to comply with the Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities 2015.  Every item of expenditure incurred and income received by the Parish Council is listed within the minutes of the monthly meetings and summarised within the annual accounts.

The accounts for the financial year end 2016 are attached here.  The Annual Return has been reviewed by an external auditor appointed by Public Sector Audit Appointments Limited.  Any person interested has the right to inspect the accounting records for the financial year to which the audit relates - please contact the Parish Clerk to arrange access.

Annual Accounts 2015-2016
Annual Accounts 2016-2017

Annual Return 2015-2016
Annual Return 2016-2017

Issues Arising Report 2015-2016
Issues Arising Report 2016-2017

Internal Audit Report 2015-2016
Internal Audit Report 2016-2017

Notice of Conclusion of Audit 2015-2016
Notice of Conclusion of Audit 2016 - 2017

Expenditure above £100 2015-2016
Expenditure above £100 2016-2017

Significant Variances 2015-2016
Significant Variances 2016-2017

Bank Reconciliation as at 31st March 2016
Bank Reconciliation as at 31st March 2017

Jubliee Hall Bookings:

Maggie - 01728 833309

Hire Charges

Booking Form




Agenda For Next Meeting

Minutes Of Previous Meetings