Changes to Planning Fees
As of the 22nd November Planning Fees have changed.Read more »
Looking for Cheaper Energy Bills?
Suffolk local authorities including Babergh, have launched the Suffolk Big Community Switch Scheme aiming to help residents cut their energy bills by bulk buying. More than 50 councils across the country are participating in scheme.Read more »
The Money Advice Sevice
For Free Unbiased and Independent Advice.Read more »
Suffolk Better Broadband Website
A new website indicating when areas of Suffolk will start to benefit from better broadband has been launched. Local residents and business owners will now be able to go online to learn more about plans for better broadband across Suffolk and when they can expect to receive faster speeds in their local area.Read more »
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
Consultation on Core Strategy Modifications
The Council has launched a six-week public consultation on further Proposed Modifications to the Babergh Core Strategy following its recent public examination. The consultation closes at 4:30pm on Tuesday 9th July 2013. Click here for more details.
Suffolk County Council Elections
Elections for Suffolk County Councillors took place on 2nd May 2013. There was also a by-election for a District Councillor for Bures St Mary Ward and for a Town Councillor in Sudbury North.Find out more.
Sudbury Town Team Food & Drink Festival
The first Sudbury Town Team Food & Drink Festival is taking place on Sunday 23 June. There will be over 50 exhibitors, free food tasters and around 10 top local chefs will be giving cooking demonstrations from 12 noon. So if you love food, this is definitely worth a visit. Click here for more information
Two new board members for the Councils’ Joint Housing Board (JHB) have now been appointed.Read more
Eye Castle has been transformed thanks to the work of children from three local schools - Occold Primary School, St.Read more
A woman from Stutton in Suffolk has been sentenced to 40 hours unpaid work after dishonestly claiming over £14,000 in Income Support, Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit.Read more
Eye Castle has undergone a year-long revamp by the Council to restore its splendour and introduce new signage, so that future generations can enjoy this ancient relic.Read more