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Viewing entries posted in April 2020

Council committee votes to reject Sproughton development

30 April 2020

Babergh District Council today refused full planning permission for 49 homes to be built in Sproughton, citing harm to heritage and a lack of proven justifiable need. 

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Approval for 98 homes enables much-needed sports facility for Haughley

29 April 2020

Detailed plans for 98 new homes in Haughley received the go ahead today – providing a range of community benefits for the village, including a new football pitch.

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£17m COVID-19 grant funding unclaimed by small businesses in Babergh and Mid Suffolk

29 April 2020

Over £28m has been awarded to eligible small businesses, shop owners and leisure organisations in Babergh and Mid Suffolk since the launch of the Government’s Small Business Grant and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grants at the end of March.

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Green light for £2.2m extension at Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre

28 April 2020

Plans for a £2.2m development and refurbishment at Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre in Stowmarket have been given the go ahead today, which include an extension to the existing building.

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Online democracy in action

28 April 2020

Mid Suffolk District Council today held its first planning meeting using virtual technology – allowing public meetings to continue safely despite the lockdown.

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Local community groups to receive over £64,000 in emergency funding

28 April 2020

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils have approved grants totalling more than £64,000 to support local communities in their response to COVID-19.

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Recognising the volunteers at the heart of Mid Suffolk’s coronavirus response

24 April 2020

Mid Suffolk District Council is saluting the unwavering community spirit within its neighbourhoods, as selfless heroes prove an incredible force in the fight against Covid-19.

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Council rejects homes to protect Haughley’s heritage

24 April 2020

Mid Suffolk District Council today refused outline planning permission for 120 homes to be built in Haughley, citing poor connectivity and harm to local heritage.

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Babergh and Mid Suffolk communities receive funding boost of more than £4.5 million

22 April 2020

Communities across Babergh and Mid Suffolk have been awarded Community Infrastructure Levy funding in excess of £4.5 million since the start of the year.

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Cyber cons capitalising on coronavirus crisis

21 April 2020

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils are urging vigilance against rising numbers of coronavirus cons, with over 2,000 online scams identified in the last month alone.

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