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A chance to stand for what you believe in

2 September 2022

Residents across Babergh and Mid Suffolk are being encouraged to consider adding their name to the ballot and stand as a district councillor next May.

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Councils set to lead the way in transforming tree planting for generations

25 August 2022

Tree coverage across Babergh and Mid Suffolk is set to increase to help tackle biodiversity loss and climate change, after a pioneering council-commissioned tree canopy survey identified key planting locations and significant benefits.

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Statement regarding investigation into procedural irregularities during Babergh Planning Committee meeting

23 August 2022

During a Planning Committee meeting on Wednesday 10 August, a document that was not part of the planning papers was seen to be passed between some members. The meeting was immediately adjourned so that we could investigate any procedural irregularities. Whilst we recognise the frustration this caused for all parties, we must - as the planning authority - ensure that any decision reached over the application for construction of 41 retirement living apartments at Belle Vue, Sudbury, and the conversion and restoration of Belle Vue House, is fair, transparent and legally sound.

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Simple scheme to buy solar panels returns for Suffolk residents

22 August 2022

Solar Together Suffolk, a group-buying scheme which has helped over 1,500 homes in Suffolk to install solar panels and batteries, opens for new registrations on 22 August 2022.

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Find out ‘What’s Next for Stowmarket’ at public exhibition

18 August 2022

A new pop-up exhibition coming to Stowmarket will showcase a range of projects and proposals that will shape the future of the town.

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Event to explore NHS career opportunities

18 August 2022

A new careers event is set to showcase the vast range of career paths available within the NHS.

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Gipping Construction appointed to deliver new homes at Corks Lane, Hadleigh

18 August 2022

Work to transform the former headquarters of Babergh District Council in Hadleigh into new homes is set to start in the coming weeks following the appointment Gipping Construction.

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Suffolk Waste Partnership backs national campaign to raise awareness of safe battery disposal

18 August 2022

Suffolk Waste Partnership is backing a nationwide campaign urging people to safely dispose of old batteries in a bid to avoid starting fires in refuse vehicles and waste processing facilities.

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Councils awarded £60k for gum busting clean up

10 August 2022

West Suffolk Council and Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils are among the first of 40 council areas to receive cash from chewing gum manufacturers to help remove the mess left when gum is spat onto the street.

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