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Freckenham, having a turnover of less than £25,000, is classed as an Exempt Authority in connection with their Annual Accountancy and Governance Return. The Parish Council is required to publish certain accountancy information.

Click here for a note of the information required including the Notice of Public Rights


The parish council consists of 5 Councillors with scheduled meetings every second month,  normally at 7.30 pm on a Monday evening  

Occasionally there is an extra-ordinary meeting, often to consider a planning application.

Please visit our Meetings page to see a list of meetings scheduled in this financial year 

Folders with Agendas and Minutes are also available on the Meetings page

 The Councillors are:

David Wheeler (Chairman)

01638 720907

Campbell Pearson (Vice-Chairman)

01638 721974

Lawrence Barton

01638 720048

Sue Cornell

01638 720360

Steve Hurton

07766 762735


Clerk to the Council is Hilary Gurner — 01638 718241


Other Local Government contacts are:

Member of Parliament    

Matthew Hancock

020 7219 7186

01638 576692

County Councillor

Louis Busuttil

01638 810517

07986 366802

District Councillor

Brian Harvey

07801 472461

County Council is Suffolk -  03456 066 067 (Customer Service)

District Council is Forest Heath — 01638 719000.


Freckenham Parish Council currently has a

Vacancy for a Parish Clerk/Responsible Finance Officer

Variable hours – approx. 4 per week, averaged out over the year

Must be able to attend six plus evening meetings a year

Must be computer literate, able to take Minutes & compose Agendas,

Some knowledge of Council Finance & GDPR legislation

Experience preferred, but not essential as training available.

Please contact The Clerk in the first instance on 01638 718241,

Mob 07984 309744  or Email: