Please be aware that our Needham Market offices will be closed over Christmas. We will be closing at 4pm on Wednesday 24 December and will be opening again as usual from Friday 2 January.
If you need urgent access to Council Services while the offices are closed, please call our Emergency Out of Hours number on 01449 724 500.
Suffolk Wins Prestigious Award for Fly-Tipping Campaign
The Suffolk Waste Partnership has triumphed at the Sustainability and Resource Industry Awards 2014 for its “Tip-Off – Stopping Fly-Tipping in Suffolk” campaign.Read more »
Suffolk Energy Action Scheme Underway
Suffolk County, District and Borough Councils have launched Suffolk Energy Action, a scheme to help save money on bills and reduce carbon emissions. Visit our Environment Grants and Funding page for more information.Read more »
Stowmarket Boundary Review
Due to the potential for 725 new homes in Stowmarket over the next five years, Mid Suffolk District Council is reviewing the boundaries of Stowmarket and its neighbouring Parishes, Haughley, Onehouse, Combs and Creeting St Peter. Visit the Boundary Review page to find out how you can send in your viewsRead more »
Christmas Opening Hours
Our Needham Market Offices will be shut over Christmas: we're closing at 4pm on Christmas Eve and will open as usual on Friday 2 January. Merry Christmas!Read more »
Waste Collections - Christmas Arrangements
Please be advised that there are changes to your normal bin collections over the Christmas and New Year period. Collection calendars have been sent to residents, but if you don’t have one, please contact our waste helpline on 0845 606 6045 and ask us to send you a copy.
Look carefully at the published information on our websites and social media sites so that you present your bin for collection on the revised collection day. Please remember to have your bins out by 06.30am on the day of collection, as the crews could well be collecting at different times
Loan Scheme Helping Local Businesses to Grow
Mid Suffolk has been running a loan scheme in conjunction with Barclays Bank for over 10 years. During that time it has helped a whole range of local businesses from builders to food producers expand and grow. For more details, click here.
Food Hygiene Rating Scheme
Mid Suffolk and Babergh District Councils have adopted the Food Standards Agency's national Food Hygiene Rating Scheme which provides consumers with information about hygiene standards in food businesses.Read More
Filming & Recording of Council Meetings
The Council fully supports the principles of openness and transparency and as such we have developed a draft protocol to allow members of the public to film or record Council meetings.Read more here
“Don’t waste it or throw it away, recycle it and make this Christmas greener than ever before” is the message from Babergh and Mid Suffolk district councils.Read more
Mid Suffolk District Council has begun a seven week consultation following an application by Stowupland Parish Council to earmark an area they feel should be covered by a future neighbourhood plan.Read more
Organisers of a new project aimed at training community volunteers to deal with emergencies are delighted after scooping nearly £10,000 in grant funding last week.Read more
Mid Suffolk district councillors have decided to offer free parking in Stowmarket on Saturday 13 December 2014 to encourage shoppers to buy locally and back businesses on their own doorstep.Read more