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Your Council magazine

21 January 2019

What we’ve done for you

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils have been working hard in the past four years to build more homes, support community projects and keep our streets clean, tidy and safe.

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Have your say on councils’ Communities Strategy

21 January 2019

A consultation on a draft Communities Strategy has been launched by two Suffolk councils, inviting feedback on how the councils plan to lead on the key challenges and opportunities facing the two districts.

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Babergh Pledges Support for those hit by Philips Avent Closure

18 January 2019

Babergh District Council has pledged to support all its residents facing redundancy as a result of Philips Avent leaving Glemsford, further to the multi-national health technology company’s announcement of the proposed closure of its Glemsford site following a strategic review of its wider global operations - which has been seeking a 40% reduction in the number of Philips’ larger sites world-wide.

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Councils pay £549k from Development in 2018

14 January 2019

In 2018 Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils passed £549,674.93 from developers to local infrastructure projects in their districts.

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Going the extra kilometre at the Alton Water Great Run Local

8 January 2019

The Holbrook Great Run Local (GRL), previously held at the Holbrook Community Centre, has moved to the picturesque Alton Water Reservoir in Stutton.

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Committee Refuse Permission for 295 Dwellings in Debenham

19 December 2018

Mid Suffolk’s Development Control Committee A decided this morning (Wednesday 19 December) to refuse permission for an application for 295 new homes in the village of Debenham.

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Mid Suffolk District Council supports funding for two PCSOs

12 December 2018

Mid Suffolk District Council’s Cabinet approved this week, funding for two Police Community Support Officers to work in partnership with Suffolk Constabulary to help tackle community concerns and build a stronger police presence across the district.

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Local leisure centre celebrates national award for second year running

12 December 2018

Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre continues to hit leisure industry best practice and this was recently recognised after the site claimed an industry award for a second year running.

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Christmas break opening hours 2018

11 December 2018

Over Christmas our offices will be closed on 25, 26 December and 1 January for face to face enquiries and telephone calls.

Our office Customer Access Points in Stowmarket and Sudbury Town Hall will close at 5pm on Monday 24 December.

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Babergh Leader thanks local Postmen and Women as they gear up to deliver a first class Christmas

5 December 2018

Babergh District Council Leader John Ward visited Royal Mail’s Delivery Office in Hadleigh this morning to see first-hand the operation of delivering Christmas post and to pass on early Season’s Greetings to its dedicated, hardworking staff.

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