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What next for Sudbury? Public showcase for plans announced

7 January 2020

Babergh District Council is throwing open the doors to a special public exhibition later this month – to share proposals for the town with Sudbury residents.

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Green light for £2.4m sixth form centre funding

6 January 2020

Funding of £2.4m for a new sixth form centre at Stowupland High School, has been given the green light by councillors at Mid Suffolk District Council today.

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Mid Suffolk councillors consider budget for 2020/21

3 January 2020

The first draft of Mid Suffolk District Council’s budget for 2020/21 is set to be considered by councillors later this month, including a 1.66% increase in its share of council tax, adding £2.76 a year to the bill of a Band D Property.

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New cycling proficiency area for Sudbury youngsters

23 December 2019

Sudbury’s Belle Vue Park has seen the latest improvement to its play provision, with the creation of a new cycling proficiency area opened this month by Babergh District Council.

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Councils to consider move to clamp down on Council Tax fraud – while helping those in need

23 December 2019

Penalties may be introduced in Babergh and Mid Suffolk to tackle council tax fraud, alongside new protocol to help those in genuine need, following cabinet discussions next month.

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Next phase in development of Needham Lake visitor centre and café agreed

13 December 2019

Plans for a £600,000 visitor centre/cafe at Needham Lake have been approved and a local operator selected to run it – supporting local youth work and boosting tourism to the town.

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Tearoom and Chinese takeaway to pay more than £4k

11 December 2019

A tearoom in Lavenham and Chinese takeaway in Sudbury are to pay more than £4k after they were found guilty of multiple food offences at Ipswich Magistrates Court this week.

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1000 Endangered Animals

4 December 2019

This Christmas the Suffolk Waste Partnership’s celebration of recycling takes on a theme of endangered animals.

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Hundreds of local businesses realise benefits of reducing carbon emissions – and you can join them

8 November 2019

Suffolk businesses are invited to attend an event celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Suffolk Carbon Charter and to hear from those who have successfully reduced their carbon emissions.

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More than £791k funding boost for communities

6 November 2019

Communities across Babergh and Mid Suffolk have received a funding boost totalling £791,000, for local projects including a community gallery at Gainsborough’s House in Sudbury, as well as a new car park and bus shelter.

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