Admin Officer Wanted!

The Town Council is looking for an Admin Officer to join our small team.

Marketing Coordinator for Halesworth Wanted

Halesworth Town Council are seeking a Marketing Coordinator for the town.

We want to tell people about Halesworth and bring visitors and local residents into the town to support the local economy and make it one of the most vibrant market towns in Suffolk.

The closing date for applications is the 6th March.

Project Brief Feb 2024

New Brand For Halesworth

Putting Halesworth on the map

The Marketing Project have relaunched the Halesworth town website. The new site retains much of the original content created by volunteers from Halesworth Business Group, but now reflects the new brand and has enhanced functionality. As well such as a dynamic events calendar and search function, it has been created with plenty of room to grow.

To promote all our wonderful, diverse businesses and organisations as well as events and everything the town has to offer, we have launched a new Facebook page - @visithalesworth
And this is only the beginning

By spring, a much more comprehensive version of this website will be unveiled – one which will appeal to residents, visitors and tourists alike – with varied content to encourage people to use the site and showcase all aspects of Halesworth.

We are encouraging all businesses to visit and check your business listing. Please contact the Marketing Coordinator using the form on the contact page  if your business needs to be added or, if it is already listed, and you need a correction.

This will not replace which will continue to provide civic information.

Christmas Opening Hours

Image by Monika from Pixabay

Surviving Winter Appeal

Suffolk Community Foundation's Surviving Winter Appeal helps struggling households with their fuel payments.
If you need help to pay your heating bills this winter, please contact the Surviving Winter team on 01473 298634.
If you are able, you could also consider donating part or all of your Winter Fuel payment. Find out how at

Artist/Project Leader Wanted - Beautiful Bollards Project

If you wish to apply could you let us have your brief suggestions and thoughts on the following questions:
  1. Why you are interested in taking on this project?
  2. What art projects have you worked on up to now?
  3. Have you any experience of working in an outdoor setting or on public art projects?
  4. What approach/materials would you recommend, bearing in mind the shape and location of the bollards?
  5. What is your experience of managing art projects with other participants involved?
  6. How would you go about bringing in volunteers to work on the project and how would you coordinate their work?
We would also like to see some examples of your work, please share some with us in which ever way works best for you.
Please send your information to by the 16th October. The project group will look at all applications and may wish to come back to you for more clarification before deciding whether to invite you for a formal interview. We hope to make a decision by the end of October.
We look forward to hearing from you further.

Bollard Brief

Halesworth 800 Photos



Photos by kind permission of Nick Rees and Andy Shawcroft

Halesworth 800 - All the activities, times and places!

Full programme for the day!

What we want to achieve in the next 4 years

Reducing Traffic in the Thoroughfare

This week, an important change was made to the signs at the beginning of the Bridge Street/Thoroughfare one-way Pedestrian Zone.  A new sign was added on each side, confirming that parking is not allowed at any time:

This change was made by Suffolk Highways in response to almost a year’s lobbying by the Thoroughfare Working Group, which was set up by Halesworth Town Council to find ways of reducing traffic in the Thoroughfare.  The new signs help to reinforce the existing rules that vehicles are only allowed to enter the Pedestrian Zone for loading and unloading, access to residents’ homes, or if displaying a blue badge.  Vehicles over 7.5 tonnes are not permitted to enter at all.

Suffolk Police are encouraging people who witness inappropriate or anti-social driving – for example, driving the wrong way down a one-way street – to report it to them.  Anyone with relevant dash-cam footage should contact the police on

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