Welcome to the Bucklesham Village Website.

This website has been created for the benefit of those who live and work in Bucklesham or for those who are interested in finding out more about our village.

We invite you to explore our pages and learn more about Bucklesham in the past, present and future, see how our Parish Council works, catch up on all our news and view our lovely gallery.


Bucklesham lights our Memorial Beacon for the first time

On Thursday 6th June, we lit our new Memorial Beacon Brazier for the first time, in commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day landings.

Village youngsters fundraise for new play equipment

Three village youngsters have successfully fundraised thousands of pounds for an inclusive roundabout for the Playing Field.

Planning Application for major New Development

The Parish Council will be discussing the Planning Application for a major new development on ground opposite the Crematorium on Felixstowe Road, Nacton, at an extraordinary meeting on Wednesday 24th January at 7pm in the Bucklesham Village Hall.

New Monkey Challenge Climbing Wall on Playing Field

Monkey Challenge Climbing Wall on the Playing FieldWe have some exciting new equipment on the Playing Field - a Monkey Challenge Climbing Wall.The equipment is ready, so who will be the first 'little monkeys' to have a go?As with all the equipment on the field, all children must be supervised by an adult.

Small Village of the Year Awards - Bucklesham 'Highly Commended'

Small Village of the Year Award - Bucklesham receives 'Highly Commended' The Suffolk Association Of Local Councils' ‘Suffolk Community Awards’ were held on 25th September.

Parish Council and District Council Elections 4th May 2023

Local Elections are taking place on 4th May 2023.

New Nest Swing on Playing Field

Bucklesham resident, Lelayla Baker, lobbied the Parish Council to ask for a Nest Swing for the Playing Field, and we are very pleased to report that it has now been installed in the Play Area.Lelayla approached the Council last year, explaining that there were no facilities for children with disabilities.

Persistent problems in Bucklesham - Do Suffolk Highways have all the answers?

On Monday 15th August 2022, representatives from Bucklesham Parish Council met with a Community Liaison Officer from Suffolk Highways and Suffolk County Councillor Patti Mulcahy to discuss the ongoing problems in the village with regards to speed, bad parking on Levington Lane and Field View, parking at the school and the lack of passing places on Nacton Road.

Daniel Defoe - the Lockdown Diaries coming to St Mary's Church

THURSDAY 21st July & FRIDAY 22nd July 7.30pm

Bucklesham Hall Solar Farm Development

Community Information Event - Bucklesham Solar Farm

Smart New Village Signs Installed

Four new signs have been installed on our lanes thanks to money from the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL).

Fancy a Chat?

Thanks to East Suffolk Council Community Partnership, we have two new Chat Benches on the Playing Field.

Come and work out in our new Outdoor Gym

With the help of an East Suffolk Council Boost Scheme Grant, the Parish Council have provided 4 pieces of outdoor gym equipment for use by villagers and their guests.

We're Shouting About Quiet Lanes

Following the Public Consultation Meeting, Bucklesham Parish Council is now hoping to be in Wave 2 of the Quiet Lanes Project.

Bucklesham Friends Group complete Tree of Hearts

A note from Bucklesham Friends Group ~

En Garde! Fencing on the Playing Field...

...OK, so not that sort of fencing.

What a load of rubbish!

Ex Bucklesham School pupil, James Lobley, has been spending hours each weekend for months litter picking our lanes and paths for his bronze Duke of Edinburgh.

We knit you a Merry Christmas!

Bucklesham's Knitters have created a 7ft Christmas tree which stands proudly in the font in St Mary's Church.

A clear sign of things to come

Councillor Lenton has been busy again, putting up more signs for the Village ~ someone needs a hobby!

Bucklesham Has Been Beautified!

Today our drains have been emptied, our roads swept and our gutters cleared.

Bucklesham Parish Councillors Find Elbow Grease

Bright and early on Friday morning your Bucklesham Parish Councillors donned their High Viz vests and started an annual clean and straighten up of the roadside signs.

Field temporarily closed to non residents

Unfortunately due to copious amounts of litter being left by visitors to our Playing Field, we have had to shut the vehicle access gate.

Play Area reopen

As of 4th July 2020 the Play Area on the Playing Field will be open again.

Bucklesham's New Website Goes Live!

Bucklesham has a new Village Website.

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