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Green light for Acton development brings raft of community benefits

24 March 2021

Babergh District Council today agreed outline planning permission for up to 100 houses in Acton – providing ‘affordable homes’ for low income families, sustainable transport contributions and public open space for the village.

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Babergh and Mid Suffolk in the running for ‘Council of the Year’

19 March 2021

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils are joint finalists in a national competition to find ‘the Council of the Year’ – recognising the authorities’ innovative service improvements in supporting their communities through Covid and beyond.

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£1.4m for carbon-saving measures at council leisure centres

19 March 2021

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils are set to make further significant CO2 savings, thanks to a £1.4m Government grant for carbon-saving measures at their leisure centres, and other buildings.

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Last chance to apply for Covid-19 Business Support Grants

18 March 2021

Business owners in Babergh and Mid Suffolk are being urged to check what financial support might be available through the Covid-19 Business Support Grant schemes and apply before the 31 March deadline.

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Census day is nearly here

15 March 2021

With March 21 next weekend, Census 2021 is in full swing across the district.

The letters, with your unique access codes, have all gone out and responses are already coming in.

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Councils set to tackle climate change with solar carports

12 March 2021

Two Suffolk councils’ climate change ambitions have taken a step forward, following approval of over £600k in funding for solar carports.

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CIL funding to further council’s carbon neutral aim

12 March 2021

Babergh District Council has approved £131,239 in funding from housing growth for local initiatives, including switching the council’s fleet to alternative fuels – significantly reducing carbon emissions in the district.

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Future for Belle Vue confirmed

12 March 2021

A new era for Belle Vue House and entrance for Belle Vue Park to welcome town centre visitors were agreed by cabinet members of Babergh District Council last night (Thursday).

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Suffolk partners with environmental charity in new campaign to stop people trying to recycle disposable nappies

11 March 2021

National survey reveals that more than one million UK nappy users are putting them in their recycling bin.

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Committee gives go-ahead for next stage of Chilton Woods

10 March 2021

The first detailed plans of part of the Chiton Woods development – which, when complete, is set to provide 1,150 homes, new jobs and secure a raft of community benefits – received the green light today.

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