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Discretionary Grant expands to reach more businesses

2 July 2020

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils are reopening applications for the Discretionary Grant with expanded criteria to support businesses who have not been able to claim any other grants during the coronavirus crisis.

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Play your part to keep businesses open and stop the spread of COVID-19

1 July 2020

As more businesses are allowed to open this weekend, residents are being urged to #StickWithItSuffolk by keeping it local and sticking to the guidance, such as social distancing.

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Mid Suffolk District Council to study green development opportunities

29 June 2020

Mid Suffolk District Council and the Greater South East Energy Hub (GSEEH) have announced up to £40,000 match funding for a study into low carbon opportunities for Gateway 14.

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Joint statement on tackling climate change from Babergh and Mid Suffolk’s political group leaders

26 June 2020

“The political make up of our councils is varied and diverse, but we are united in our view that the climate emergency is the biggest issue that affects us all, alongside responding to and supporting our communities’ recovery from COVID-19.

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Babergh and Mid Suffolk’s blueprint for a sustainable future

26 June 2020

Councillors are set to consider a raft of environmental measures to help Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils achieve their ambition of becoming carbon neutral by 2030.

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Council committee approves Bramford development

24 June 2020

Outline planning permission for 115 homes in Bramford received the go-ahead today – providing a range of benefits for the village, including affordable housing and substantial public open space.

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Celebrations for Armed Forces Week to soldier on

22 June 2020

Today marks the start of Armed Forces Week, with residents across Babergh and Mid Suffolk being asked to share a salute in appreciation of our armed forces community. 

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Green light for new homes brings benefits for Boxford

17 June 2020

Babergh District Council today approved outline planning permission for 64 homes in Boxford – bringing a raft of community benefits, including 22 affordable homes and five acres of public open space.

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Play your part in creating a safer Suffolk

15 June 2020

Suffolk residents are being asked to play their part in reducing infection and shopping local as businesses re-open across the county this week.

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Councils to consider CIFCO Business Plan for 2020/21

12 June 2020

CIFCO’s annual Business Plan is on the agenda for Councillors over the next few weeks, as the property investment company continues to weather the coronavirus storm and to provide Babergh and Mid Suffolk with vital funding to aid the districts’ recovery.

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