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Suffolk Energy Action Scheme Launched
Suffolk County, District and Borough Councils have now launched Suffolk Energy Action to help residents save money on bills and reduce carbon emissions. Visit our Environment Grants & Funding page for more information.Read more »
Leaders' Year in Review
Babergh's Leader Jenny Jenkins and Mid Suffolk's Derrick Haley recap the major developments of the past 12 months across both CouncilsRead more »
Babergh and Mid Suffolk celebrate after national accolade
Both Babergh and Mid Suffolk are pleased as punch after featuring in a national survey that monitors the quality of life in rural areas and announces the best places to live in the UK - with Mid Suffolk ranking as the 18th best nationally! Both have been placed in the top 50 rural areas to live across the UK in the latest Halifax Rural Areas Quality of Life Survey.Read more »
Love to live in Suffolk?
Babergh - and all local authorities in Suffolk - have joined forces to create the first countywide Housing Needs Survey. 80,000 randomly selected households will be receiving a questionnaire. Fill it in and you will be helping to shape the housing of the future!Read 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 »
Green fingered or green minded – your community needs you!
Become a master of the art of composting this spring by joining the happy band of enthusiastic volunteers that make up Suffolk Master Composters. To Find Out more
Lottery Funding Workshop Planned for Sudbury
The Big Lottery Fund are holding a workshop on the 23rd of April explaining how to apply for lottery funding for Parish Councils and Community Groups. See the full details here.
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.
Nominations have closed for Council by Elections and Town and Parish Council elections to be held on the 22nd of May.Read more
Babergh has announced its chairmen for the next 12 months (2014/15).Read more
Local Authority and social landlord tenants who have ever thought about starting their own business are being encouraged to attend a free course for support and information to get them started.Read more
An inspirational day of talks, forums and activities has been arranged for anyone who wants to develop the towns and villages in which they live.Read more