COMMUNITY SPEED WATCH - Would you like to volunteer to be a member of a voluntary team operating a Speed Watch scheme in Palgrave? If so, please contact the Parish Clerk to receive an application form to submit your details to Suffolk Police. A scheme co-ordinator will also need to be appointed.  The Parish Council will consider the purchase of the required equipment at their September meeting - but there must be enough committed parishioners to operate the scheme. There are approved locations for the scheme to operate in several areas of the village. 

LORRY WATCH - trained volunteers operate a lorry watch scheme in the parish. Any HGV issues on restricted or unsuitable routes or similar complaints should be reported to Highways via the reporting tool at 

DISS AND DISTRICT NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN for full details of the Plan and Palgrave's involvement visit<>

Palgrave Parish Council has nine elected members who serve on the Parish Council. If you are interested in finding out more details on becoming a Parish Councillor, please contact the Parish Clerk. The Councillors are:

Mrs E Bootman, M. Bootman (Chairman), Mrs E Collins, Ms. V. Pudney (Vice Chairman), Miss M. Sneddon, K Mobbs,  N Weston, M Brown, Mrs W Cooper and J Shirley-Smith.  

Registers of Interests for all Parish Councillors can be viewed by clicking HERE

If you require further information with regard to Parish Council matters, please contact the Clerk to the Parish Council, Sarah Foote, on 07554 733621 or email:

Or the Chairman: Mike Bootman, 2 Blands Farm Close, Palgrave Diss IP22 1TD. Tel: 01379 640211.

County Councillor: Jessica Fleming

District Councillor : Mr David Burn



            The next ordinary meeting of the Parish Council will take place on Thursday 14 September.                                                                                                                                

            All meetings are held at the Community Centre starting at 7.30pm. The Parish Council meetings are usually held on the second Thursday of the month.  

    Members of the public are welcome to attend, and may be invited to speak during an adjournment of the meeting. Plans relating to planning applications under consideration are usually available to view. Information about planning applications is now available on the Mid Suffolk website.

    These meetings and other detail/information is displayed on the Parish Council notice board near Forge Close.


    Mid Suffolk D C Planning Pages
    o view full details of planning applications in Palgrave, please visit