With more attention than ever turning to sustainability and reducing the environmental impact of energy consumption, Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils are inviting business owners and community groups to their first Local Energy Showcase.
Students are being invited to find out how to get a job in film, music or gaming as well as a range of other careers and opportunities during an exciting new festival coming to Stowmarket this half term.
Housing growth continues to help provide vital infrastructure across Mid Suffolk, with £118,000 allocated this week for community centre improvements and sports facilities in Debenham, Elmswell, Rickinghall and Framsden.
Councillors received the keys to a new social housing development in Shotley this week – just some of 28 new affordable homes due to be completed in Babergh over coming weeks.
Eight families can now look forward to moving into the new homes at Queensland, Shotley – with three of the properties specifically allocated for families with a local parish connection.
Spectators of AJ Bell’s Women’s Tour can enjoy an array of community events in Babergh and Mid Suffolk, as riders race through the districts on Saturday 9 October.
Stowmarket residents have the chance to give their views on proposed improvements to a walking and cycling route between Lowry Way and the town centre.
Proposals to streamline the Neighbourhood Plan process have been approved by Babergh and Mid Suffolk councillors – supporting the councils’ ongoing ambition for residents to help shape development in the districts.
Babergh and Mid Suffolk councillors have given the go-ahead to a new Wellbeing Strategy – building upon the councils’ continued commitment to helping its residents live happy, healthy and independent lives.
Mid Suffolk District Council Chairman Cllr Paul Ekpenyong has supported the BBC’s Kit Out the Nation campaign by donating kit at the Stowmarket Football Club drop off point, which has been sponsored by Precon.
A new state-of-the-art CCTV system is now fully operational – helping Sudbury and Hadleigh remain safe towns that people are proud to visit and call home.