Two charities better off after Chairman's charity fundraising
Babergh Chairman, Cllr Nick Ridley, has boosted the coffers of two local charities to the tune of £6,500.Read more »
Plastics - Know Your Place!
Green Suffolk have launched their Plastics - Know Your Place! campaign. They're encouraging people across Suffolk to recycle their plastics: visit their website to find out moreRead more »
Help Prevent Fly-Tipping in Your Area
Green Suffolk have launched their Tip-Off campaign, aimed at catching and stopping fly-tippers across the county. To find out what you can do to help, visit their websiteRead more »
Warm Homes Healthy People Fund
Are you struggling to heat your home this winter? Suffolk's Warm Homes Healthy People Fund may be able to help. To find out how to apply, visit the webpage by clicking Read More.Read more »
Are you in receipt of Housing Benefit but struggle with the cost of living?
There is extra money that is available to help people who are currently in receipt of Housing Benefit but do not get enough benefit to pay their rent.Find out more in our Benefits pages.
2014/15 Rent Increases For Council Tenants – Come and Have Your Say
Babergh and Mid Suffolk tenants are invited to attend a meeting on Thursday 30 January from 2pm in the Council Chamber at Mid Suffolk offices in Needham Market, to give their views on the proposed rental increases for 2014/15. All tenants are welcome – no need to confirm, just turn up on the day. We hope to see you there.
Do you receive Housing Benefit? Do you have unoccupied bedrooms? Government changes are set to come in which could affect the amount of Housing Benefit you get.Find out about these changes
Inspector’s Report on New Babergh Local Plan
On 14th January, the Inspector’s Report into the Examination of the new Babergh Local Plan 2011-2031 (Part 1 - Core Strategy) was received. It accepts the Core Strategy provides gives a good basis for the planning of the district subject to certain changes being made. Babergh will respond to this report following a recommendation to Strategy Committee and then Full Council. A copy the report can be downloaded here.
Babergh District Council is today revealing the 20 winners of its Community Achievement Awards 2014, and the calibre of entries for the 2014 awards has been of a very high standard.Read more
Babergh District Council met last night (February 25) and approved its budget for 2014/15.Read more
Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils have launched their new official tourism website for the area to coincide with the production of a new holiday guide and advertising campaign.Read more
A restaurant owner has been fined more than £4,000 and ordered to pay costs of £2,100 after a member of his staff was splashed in the face with caustic chemicals.Read more