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Strong and flexible combined legal service created by four councils

15 September 2016

Shared services among council partnerships in Suffolk are already well-established but four councils are now taking one step further by setting up a shared legal service.

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First Brick Laid as Council Builds New Homes

13 September 2016

A brick-laying ceremony took place at 2pm today, 13 September 2016, in Meadow Close, Lavenham to mark the start of 12 new flats being built by Babergh District Council.  This is part of a joint project by Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Council to build 65 new homes – 27 in Babergh across two sites and 38 in Mid Suffolk across six sites.

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Councillors to decide Public Access and Accommodation model

13 September 2016

Councillors in Babergh and Mid Suffolk will later this month vote on proposals to improve the delivery of public services.  

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School Caterers Receive Top Healthy Eating Award

12 September 2016

Chartwells Independent, the contract caterers for the Royal Hospital School in Holbrook have been presented with a prestigious award in recognition of the wide variety of healthier food choices it offers to pupils and staff.

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Council buys Middle School site for Redevelopment

26 August 2016

Mid Suffolk District Council has bought the redundant Middle School and community buildings in School Street, Needham Market, from Suffolk County Council and will now be looking at plans to redevelop the site. 

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Business Glass Collection Service Takes Off

25 August 2016

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils’ new kerbside Business Glass Collection Service has begun collecting glass from businesses across the districts.

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Dementia Friendly Film Screenings come to Hadleigh

25 August 2016

Dementia-friendly screenings of two Oscar-winning films are coming to Hadleigh Pool and Leisure this autumn – with more venues to follow across the county in this unique film programme.

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Summer Interns offer free internet and IT lesson

18 August 2016

A group of summer Interns from Mid Suffolk and Babergh District Councils are holding a free workshop to help people who have trouble using computer technology.

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Sudbury Skate Park Consultation results published

5 August 2016

Sudbury’s skate park users would like to see a new, multi-purpose, site that could be accessed by all, for longer hours and potentially floodlit – according to the results of a recent consultation.

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