Emergency Telephone Numbers in the event of Extreme Weather
● Babergh District Council outside of office hours 0808 168 7794.
● Environment Hotline 0800 807 060
● UK Power Networks 0800 316 3105 or 0333 323 2105 from mobiles
Follow the link for more contacts and useful tips.
2016 Bin collection calendar
To download a copy of your waste and recycling collection calendar, or to find out where you can pick up a printed copy, click "Read more."Read more »
We have two upcoming elections - one for the Police and Crime Commissioner on Thursday 5 May and another for the European Union Referendum on Thursday 23 June.Read more »
Community Achievement Awards Winners
Babergh and Mid Suffolk reveal the winners of their first-ever joint community awards!Read more »
You can leave the cap on
The Suffolk Waste Partnership has launched a campaign to encourage residents to recycle the aluminium screw tops from glass bottles.Read more »
£1bn Devolution Deal announced for East Anglia
Following weeks of negotiation between Government and local councils and LEPs a deal worth over £1bn for East Anglia has today been announced by George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer. Read more
Tourism – Working With Us
In order to help the tourism industry grow in our area and across Suffolk, officers are supporting the creation of a framework of more locally based industry led tourism bodies, called Destination Management Organisations. To find out more and how you can get involved click here.
Is your taxi licensed?
On nights out make sure you only travel with licensed taxi and private hire services. To find out who is licensed with Babergh, click on our Licensing Register.
Councillor Jennie Jenkins has been confirmed as the Leader of Babergh District Council at today’s Full Council meeting (April 26).Read more
International Compost Awareness Week takes place between Sunday 1- Saturday 7 May and to celebrate this, the Suffolk Waste Partnership is giving away free compost and offering advice from Master Composter Volunteers to highlight the environmental and financial benefits for those who choose to make and use their own compost.Read more
The first of a series of ‘impact days’ to be held in Babergh and Mid Suffolk will take place early next month after it was revealed the two Suffolk councils have joined forces with the county’s fire service to implement a new project to check the safety arrangements in mixed-use buildings.Read more
Suffolk's Armed Forces Day 2016 has been revealed – and this year's event will be held in Stowmarket!Read more