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Doors open on Sudbury’s Virtual High Street

20 October 2020

Shoppers can now enjoy the very best of Sudbury from the comfort of their front room as the new look Virtual High Street opens its “doors”.

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Shortlist announced for the 2020 Innovation Awards

13 October 2020

28 businesses from across Babergh and Mid Suffolk have been shortlisted in the first ever business Innovation Awards.

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Self-isolation support payments for low-income earners in Babergh and Mid Suffolk

13 October 2020

Residents on low-incomes and unable to work because they have been asked to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace, can now claim a £500 payment to compensate for loss of earnings.

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Councils demonstrate they can meet future housing requirement

8 October 2020

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils recently published their Five-Year Housing Land Supply position statement, evidencing that Government housing requirements can be met by the districts until 2025 and beyond.

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Council committee gives green light for Sproughton development

7 October 2020

Babergh District Council today agreed outline planning permission for 105 houses in Sproughton – providing 37 "affordable homes" for low income families, opportunity for self-build plots, a community woodland and highways improvements.

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Babergh beats off competition to land top spot for life satisfaction in Suffolk

6 October 2020

A recent survey has ranked Babergh as having the greatest life satisfaction in the county – reflecting the district’s residents, businesses, heritage, and ‘natural’ beauty.

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New owners announced at former Philips Avent manufacturing site

1 October 2020

Babergh District Council has welcomed the announcement of new owners at the former Avent manufacturing facility on Lower Road in Glemsford.

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Mendlesham homes pave way for community benefits

30 September 2020

Mid Suffolk District Council today agreed detailed plans for 28 homes in Mendlesham – bringing new footpaths and public open space for the village, and providing low income house-hunters with ‘affordable homes’.

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Babergh schoolchildren to benefit from the return of Creative Young Weavers

29 September 2020

Primary schools in Sudbury will learn about the silk industry and weaving process as Creative Young Weavers returns – continuing the legacy of Sudbury Silk Stories and weaving the way for future generations.

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Fresh plans unveiled for Sudbury’s post-Covid future

28 September 2020

Fresh plans for the future of Sudbury town centre were unveiled for the first time today (Monday) at a public meeting of the Sudbury Vision Steering Group.

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