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General Election 2019

For information on Statement of Persons nominated, location of polling stations and updates on the 2019 General Election please visit our Election page.

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Notice of Election published

You can find the Notice of Election for both seats in our districts below.

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Severe Weather Emergency Provision activated

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils have been activated their Severe Weather Emergency Protocol - 10 December

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Getting ready for Christmas

Please note that our offices and Customer Access Points remain open over Christmas, only closing on the bank holidays - find out more.

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Changes to customer service phone lines

Our offices and phone number - 0300 123 4000 - from 5 November will be open from 10am every Tuesday to allow staff in the customer access point in Stowmarket to undertake staff training.

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Latest scam alerts

Calls from individuals introducing themselves as ‘conservation officers’ from the local council, offering a "free" loft insulation check

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Free swimming for under 17s

In partnership with Abbeycroft Leisure and Everyone Active, we're extending our free swims offer to encourage our youngsters to get active over the October half term and Christmas holidays.

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Could you run the new Needham Lake Visitor Centre?

We’re currently seeking a high quality, innovative tenant to manage the new visitor centre/café at Needham Lake - the most visited free attraction in the East of England in 2018 - on a ten-year lease.

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Superfast Broadband Availability Checker

Find out if you could benefit from Superfast Broadband!

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#CleanAirDay 2019

Air pollution is a big health issue, but there are things that we can all do to make ourselves and others safer.

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Navigating the bin day changes

We've put together the key links you might need to navigate the bin days changes across Babergh and Mid Suffolk from 15 July 2019.

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Have your say on the future of your town

We're running workshops in Needham Market, Hadleigh, Eye and Stowmarket, as part of our Vision Programme, so you can have your say on the future of your town.

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Important changes to Suffolk's recycling

Make sure you're up to speed with some important changes to the way we recycle in Suffolk.

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Babergh District Council partners up to enhance & protect Pin Mill

Babergh District Council are working closely in partnership with Associated British Ports (ABP), Pin Mill Bay Community Interest Company (PMBCIC), Marine Management Organisation, Maritime & Coastguard Agency, Environment Agency and the National Trust to enhance and protect Pin Mill, a beautiful hamlet which is also a conservation area and official Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

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Have Your Say on our draft Joint Local Plan

The Public Consultation on our Joint Local Plan has now closed.

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Get 24/7 access & paperless billing with our new MyAccount portal

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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Choose direct debit!

Setting up a direct debit takes away the hassle of phoning up or filling in and posting a cheque.

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New ways to access our services

We are making it quicker, easier and more convenient for people to contact us at a time of their choosing.

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Give a Wheelie Great Gift!

Why not treat friends or family to a new wheelie bin, with the gift of a subscription to our garden waste collection service.

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