Cemetery Chapel Opening Days

St Oysth Parish Council is pleased to announce the opening of thw Cemetery Chapel on Saturday 18th March 2023 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm.

The chapel will be open for a period of quiet reflection for those who wish to commemorate Mothering Sunday.

There will be a special area set aside within the cemetery who wish to lay flowers and a memory book will be available for people to write a special message.

If you have any queries, please contact the Parish Office or Councillor Sinclair by email at cllr.karen.sinclair@stoyth.gov.uk  


Chairman Retires after 20 years of service on the Parish Council

The Paris Council Chairman, Sonia Grantham has announced her retirement as Chairman of the Parish Council.

Sonia was named as a Medallist of the Order of the British Empire (BEM) in the Queen’s birthday honours list in June of this year. The honour was awarded for services to the community in St Osyth.

Sonia was was headteacher of Elmstead Primary School for 14 years, has been St Osyth Parish Council’s chairman for 14 years.

She has also been a church warden for 20 years and has been on part of the St Osyth Priory and Parish Trust since 2018 and will continue in these roles.

For more information, please see the December Chairman’s Report 


Video of the Royal Proclamation

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 1926-2022


It is with great sadness that St Osyth learns that Her Majesty The Queen has passed away at the age of 96, on this day the 8th September 2022.

Her Majesty earned the affection of generations worldwide, especially as the Head of the Commonwealth.

We give thanks for the extraordinary life of Her Majesty The Queen, and on behalf of all residents of the Parish of St Osyth, we offer our condolences to all of her family at this very sad time.

Sonia Grantham

Chairman of The Parish Council


New Members wanted for the Community Speedwatch Team

Concerned about SPEEDING in St Osyth Village?

Then why not join the Speed Watch team and help TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT?

If you are interested , please contact the Parish Office on 821447.