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Our achievements highlighted in new reports

Millions of pounds of investment, action to combat climate change, and support for thousands of residents and businesses are amongst our achievements captured in two reports published this week.

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Supporting Ukrainian refugees

This webpage provides information for residents in Suffolk about how they can provide support to Ukrainian refugees.

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Residents Survey 2022

Find out more about our Residents Survey 2022

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Our Covid-19 (Coronavirus) response

We, along with our partners, continue to monitor and respond to the impacts of Covid-19 (Coronavirus).

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Supporting Afghan refugees

Information for residents in Babergh and Mid Suffolk on how they can provide support to Afghan refugees.

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New Covid-19 Grants

The Covid-19 Additional Relief Fund (CARF) is available to provide support to ratepayers who are affected by COVID-19, but not eligible for existing business rates support.

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Suffolk becomes Covid ‘Enhanced Response Area’

Public health bosses in Suffolk have welcomed the Government’s commitment to provide extra resources to help fight Covid-19 across the county – including in Babergh and Mid Suffolk.

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Chatbot technology to support customers

We’ve now launched chatbot and automated phone technology on our phone line and website.

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Business Innovation Support Scheme

Independent businesses on and off the high street can benefit from a new grant scheme designed to support business growth and innovation.

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Councillors approve foundation for future growth

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils recently finalised their Joint Local Plan – paving the way for sustainable housing growth, employment opportunities, and thriving communities with bright and healthy futures.

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HSE spot checks to make sure businesses are COVID-secure

We are working with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to contact businesses in Babergh and Mid Suffolk to make sure they are COVID-secure.

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Join us in protecting our communities

Community action in response to COVID-19 will allow us to effectively manage the course of the pandemic where we live.

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Support available for our businesses

Information about the different types of support available for businesses during COVID-19 is available on our FAQs.

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Our pledge to support communities in Babergh and Mid Suffolk

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils are liaising with partners across Suffolk.

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Help for domestic abuse victims during Covid-19 lockdown

#YouAreNotAlone, support services remain available for those affected by domestic abuse during this difficult time.

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Make this year's paper bill your last with paperless billing

We understand that fitting life in around work can be a challenge … especially when it comes to things like your council tax.

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