Councillors have agreed Mid Suffolk District Council’s budget for 2021/22 – keeping council tax low while ‘supercharging’ the district’s post-Covid recovery.
Mid Suffolk District Council today refused outline planning permission for 279 homes to be built in Needham Market, citing concerns over the development’s location, accessibility and impact on landscape.
More Suffolk residents, including those in Babergh and Mid Suffolk, are set to benefit from Government Green Homes Grants thanks to a further successful bid for £3m funding by a Suffolk consortium of local authorities.
Thousands of households across Babergh and Mid Suffolk will be eligible for a reduction in their council tax bill after councillors approved further support for residents facing financial difficulties.
Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils have confirmed their support for Freeport East.
Babergh has approved new taxi fares today, following wider consultation with cabbies, which will see the basic day time rate increase by 20p.
Babergh District Council will continue to subsidise an hour’s free parking to support its high streets, with changes to council car park charges expected to come into effect later this year.
Property investment company CIFCO Capital Ltd is set to increase the £1.5m it has already ploughed back into council services so far this year – with the purchase of a Coventry trade park.
Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils have continued to fund a joint initiative offering food and activities for families in need during the school holidays.
Business owners in Babergh and Mid Suffolk are being urged to explore the range of Covid-19 support grants open to support them through the current national lockdown.