Local Doctors Practice

Framlingham Medical Practice, Pembroke Road, Framlingham IP13 9HA

01728 723627. www.framlinghamsurgery.co.uk

The nearest surgery is situated at Glebe House, Earl Soham. 01728 685325.


The village is covered from Eye police station and the local liaison officer is PCSO Steven Long who can be contacted on 01473 613500 and asking for Steven by name (Epaulette number 3172) or Sgt. Jon Eaves (number 1118).

Emergency contact with the police remains by dialing 999.

Post Office

The village Outreach Post Office is open at the Sports Pavilion, Long Green every Tuesday between 0915 and 1115 hours. For Royal Mail Services see www.royalmail.com and see also the BUSINESSES & AMENITIES page.

Eye Grammar School Fund

The Eye Grammar School Fund is a Trust Fund set up by the Charity Commissioners in 1977 to provide grants of money to young people and educational organisations in the locality.

Newspaper Delivery

Daily deliveries are provided by Stephen Tuckwell on 01728 685385.

Bus Services

The village is served by:

High Suffolk Community Bus - for details contact John Ridgewell on 01728 627181 or Gerry Garwood on 01728 685415.

Click for timetables and much more on www.suffolk.gov.uk

Details of the Community Bus can be found at BUS1490.jpg and BUS1491.jpg

A new Dial-A-Ride (Drive Response Transport) commenced on 21st June 2011 serving Bedfield on demand. Further details will be added very soon but in the meantime seeDRT.doc

Rail Services

The nearest railway stations are situated at Diss, Wickham Market and Stowmarket and services are provided by Greater Anglia with frequent trains to Cambridge, Peterborough, Ipswich, Norwich, Beccles and Lowestoft. www.greateranglia.com

Mobile Library

The mobile library visits Bedfield every 4 weeks (from 16th January 2014) opposite the old post office 1100/1120. Further details can be obtained on www.suffolk.gov.uk

Local Education

Bedfield parishioners are fortunate to have access to three excellent educational institutions for their entire children's education, viz:

Bedfield CEVC primary school. www.bedfield.suffolk.sch.uk

Secondary education www.debenhamhighschool.suffolk.sch.uk

Sixth Form education is provided at Thomas Mills School, Framlingham - see details on www.thomasmills.suffolk.sch.uk

Matthew Hicks (Conservative) is the elected representative for the Thredling Division of Suffolk County Council. He can be contacted via matthew.hicks@midsuffolk.gov.uk or Telephone 01728 628176.Suffolk County Council website: www.suffolk.gov.uk

Mid Suffolk District Council

Matthew Hicks (Conservative) is the elected representative for the Worlingworth Ward on Mid Suffolk District Council. He can be contacted via matthew.hicks@midsuffolk.gov.uk or Telephone 01728 628176.

Mid Suffolk District Council website is on www.midsuffolk.gov.uk

Suffolk County Council

Member of Parliament

Daniel Poulter (Conservative) represents Monk Soham as part of his Central Suffolk and North Ipswich constituency. Email: Daniel Poulter or check in at Dr Poulter's website here:Daniel Poulter Website

The Constituency Office is at 19 The Business Centre, Earl Soham, Woodbridge IP13 7SA: Telephone 01728 685148 or 020 7219 3000 at the House of Commons.