The chairs of Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils have urged residents in their districts to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VJ Day, on Saturday 15 August, safely.
Mid Suffolk District Council yesterday approved outline planning permission for 80 houses in Stowupland, provided that the scheme delivers "affordable homes" for low income house-hunters, a pedestrian crossing at a traffic blackspot in the village, and brings an important local green space into community control.
Councillors were able to get their first glimpse of the new look Regal Theatre this week as the cafe and entrance starts to take shape.
High Streets across Babergh and Mid Suffolk could benefit from almost £19m of additional income over the next 6 months, if all adults spent an extra £5 by shopping local every week.
A £2.4m extension and refurbishment at Kingfisher Leisure Centre in Sudbury is making it possible for more customers to enjoy a safe return to fitness following lockdown.
A family litter picking scheme run by Sudbury Town Council’s community wardens, supported by Babergh District Council, is set to ensure Sudbury remains one of Suffolk’s cleanest towns.
Those looking to enjoy a drink with their friends this weekend are being urged to remember Coronavirus is still a very real threat to everyone’s health.
The summer holidays are now in full swing, and visitors to Needham Lake can enjoy a day out complete with an ice cream from the new converted trailer being run by the team from Cabbages and Kings.
Almost 4000 businesses in Babergh and Mid Suffolk have benefited from COVID-19 business grants since March but there is still over £1m worth of funding available to claim before the scheme closes.
Environmentally-friendly initiatives across Babergh and Mid Suffolk, including electricity micro-generation and solar storage carports, have received a major boost this week, with government matched funding of up to £800,000.