Parish Council


For Annual Parish Meeting reports, please click here.


Chairman: Robert C. T. Wardley, The Square, Dennington, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 8AA Tel: 638298 email :

Represents PC on Dennington Consolidated Charities committee; Health and Safety Representative

Vice Chair: Mrs Kathy Whitbread, The Old Rectory, Dennington, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 8AD Tel: 638335

Tree Warden

Mr Matt Lunn, Russets, Laxfield Rd, Dennington, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP13 8AE Tel: 638070 email:

Represents PC on Dennington Sports Club Committee

Mr Robert C. Rous, Dennington Hall, Dennington, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 8AU Tel: 638712

Mrs Mary Mann, Elm Hall, Clay Hill, Dennington, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP13 9JQ Tel: 638284

Mr John Calver, The Gables, Owls Green, Dennington, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP138BY Tel: 638310

Transport Representative

Mrs Doris Dearing, Barn Owls Rest, The Street, Dennington, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP138JF Tel: 638322

Mr Nicholas Watts, Framlingham Hall, Dennington Rd, Dennington, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 8AP Tel: 723617 email:

Represents PC on Dennington Jubillee Hall Committee; Highways and Footpaths Representative

Mrs Rebecca Smith, Fairoaks Farm,Tannington Rd, Dennington, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP13 8AJ Tel: 638553

For a complete list of roles and responsibilities, see adjacent column.

Correspondence should be addressed to:-

The Clerk to the Parish Council

Mrs Ruth Hart,

Mary Vale, The Street

Ashfield cum Thorpe

Suffolk. IP14 6LX

Telephone 685622.



Suffolk County Councillor: Stephen Burroughes: 01986 785283

Suffolk Coastal District Councillors:  Paul Rous: 07920205294 Christopher Hudson: 07986 844259 

See Links page for more details on County and District Councillors and their reports.

Dennington Parish Council meets five times a year. 2017 meetings are as follows:

20th November: Budget Meeting

Meetings will commence at 7pm unless advertised otherwise.

Draft minutes of Parish Council Meeting and Planning Meetings can be found here.

For Agendas of previous meetings please click here

For Minutes of previous Parish Council Meetings, please click here

Members of the public are always welcome to attend the meetings and take part in the open public session.


These are arranged whenever a planning application has been sent to us from East Suffolk Suffolk Coastal and Waveney Councils In Partnership. For more information on Planning Meetings, especially if you are interested in a particular planning application which effects you or you wish to contribute to a planning meeting, please follow this link:Public Contributions to Planning Meetings

To view the East Suffolk website, please click here and go to and click on Planning.

The Clerk receives a copy of every planning application for Dennington. If you wish, you may arrange to come along to view the plans - without having to go into Woodbridge! Please phone to arrange a suitable time.