Walberswick Parish council

Councillors and Clerk contact details 

Raymond Catchpole Raymond.Catchpole@suffolkcoastal.gov.uk
Phillip Dunnett Phillip.Dunnett@suffolkcoastal.gov.uk
Esme Richardson (Chair) chairman@walberswick.suffolk.gov.uk
Lee Sutton lee.sutton@walberswick.suffolk.gov.uk
Paul Widdowson paul.widdowson1@btinternet.com
Mary Mitson-Woods (Clerk) walberswickclerk@gmail.com

Heritage Hut, The Green, Walberswick, Suffolk IP18 6TT

Vacancy for New Councillor. Please click here to read the notice concerning this vacancy.

Parish Council Meetings

Next Meeting: Annual Parish Council Meeting Monday 15th May 2017

Meetings of the Council are held in the Village Hall Annex commencing at 7.15pm

Petition for a Community Governance Review.

This petition calls upon Suffolk Coastal District Council to begin a Community Governance Review with a view to dissolving Walberswick Parish Council and moving to a Parish Meeting.

Click here to see a full explanation


On Friday 26th August 2016, the following notice regarding the Public Interest Report appeared in the East Anglian Daily Times.


At a meeting on 22nd August 2016 which commenced at 7.15, Walberswick Parish Council discussed the Public Interest Report issued by the external auditor BDO in September 2015, for failure to submit accounts for the year 2014/15.
It was unanimously agreed by the members to accept the recommendations of BDO and to submit an action plan which will be used to ensure that the accounts are submitted on time in the future.

The Clerk
Walberswick Parish Council

This now addresses all the aspects of the Public Interest Report and, as the Bank Reconciliations requested have been submitted, this will close this item.


Click here to read the PIR.

Click here to read about the proposal to replace the 30mph speed limit in the Village with a 20mph speed limit. Click here to read the Clerk's Notice.


All planning applications relevant to Walberswick are listed and updated regularly. They are linked to the Eastsuffolk website where you can see all the available documents.

Walberswick Parish Meeting

This meeting is open to all electors in the village who may raise any matter pertaining to the village. All village organisations give a report of their activities. The meeting is chaired by the Parish Council chairman. The Meeting must be held between 1st March and 31st of May each year.