About the Parish Council

Our Mission Statement

We are committed to actively engage with the people of Rendlesham to build a safe, vibrant and thriving community of which everyone can be proud.

We are a forward-looking, professional council who will always seek to provide a framework to support improved facilities, communications and well-being of the Parish whilst delivering value for money.

Rendlesham Parish Council is a tier of local government for the parish of Rendlesham and is committed to working together with the residents of Rendlesham for the benefit of the parish. It is a statutory body and has wide ranging powers and interests, one of which is to ensure that any development within the parish complies with the current East Suffolk Council Local Development Framework and the County Council Structure Plan.

It acts a focus for action and lobbying on:

Parish Facilities
The environment and other issues that may arise


The Council has 11 councillors and 6 part time employees:

Parish Clerk, Heather Heelis

Projects Officer, Sarah-Jane Quick

Events Co-ordinator, Ellie Hutchinson

Administration Assistant, Carrie Broad

Village Handyman, Mike Bone

Park Keeper, Roger Messenger