CIFCO’s future plans top the agenda for councillors later this month, as the property investment company looks to increase the £1.4m annual income it already generates for services in Babergh and Mid Suffolk – the equivalent of increasing council tax by more than 12%.
There are only a few weeks left to enter the new Suffolk Community Awards with the deadline of 21 July fast approaching.
A statement from Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils following the announcement that Stowmarket and Sudbury’s bids to the Government's Future High Streets Fund has been unsuccessful in progressing to the next phase.
A sheltered housing resident in Botesdale has donated flowers to brighten up a communal patio area, as a thank you to neighbours and staff at the council-run scheme.
A new Active Schools programme has been launched at two schools in Babergh and Mid Suffolk, aiming to increase physical activity in primary schools and combat rising childhood obesity.
Work to build a new swimming pool at Hadleigh Pool and Leisure Centre is set to begin at the end of this month.
Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils, in partnership with Abbeycroft Leisure and Everyone Active, are encouraging younger residents to get active over the summer holidays by offering free swims at their leisure centres.
Abbeycroft Leisure has signed two 5-year collaborative working agreements with Suffolk Mind and Allied Health Professionals Suffolk, with the aim of improving the health and wellbeing of residents in Suffolk.
Over a hundred people attended Council workshops to discuss the future of Hadleigh and Needham Market to help build and support the councils’ Vision for Prosperity initiatives. An interactive workshop is planned for residents in Eye to have their say next Thursday 11 July at Eye Town Hall.
The majority of Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils’ residents will be given a new bin collection day next month as part of plans to future-proof waste and recycling services in the districts.