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Council to consider future for Belle Vue

4 March 2021

New plans for the future of Belle Vue are set to be considered by Babergh District Council in response to the challenges created by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Onehouse homes pave way for community benefits

3 March 2021

Outline plans for 146 houses in Onehouse received the green light today – bringing new footpaths and public open space for the village, and providing low income house-hunters with ‘affordable homes’.

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Stowupland sixth form centre construction reaches completion

26 February 2021

Work on a new sixth form centre at Stowupland High School has recently completed, thanks to an allocation of £2.4m in Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) funding by Mid Suffolk District Council.

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New visitor centre and café set to make a splash at Needham Lake

26 February 2021

Later this year, visitors to Needham Lake, one of the region’s most visited free tourist attractions, will be able to enjoy a range of brand-new facilities including a new café with outdoor seating, a community events space and an accessible Changing Places facility.

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Babergh budgets for financial stability and sustainability

24 February 2021

Councillors have agreed Babergh District Council’s budget for 2021/22 – delivering financial stability post-Covid while still delivering the council’s commitment to climate change.

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Green light for community car park

24 February 2021

Collaboration between councils, the NHS and a local housing developer is paving the way for a new community car park – providing parking for medical staff and patients attending COVID vaccination appointments.

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Everyone will benefit from Census 2021

23 February 2021

Households across Babergh and Mid Suffolk will be asked to take part in Census 2021 this spring.

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Budget to ‘supercharge’ district’s recovery

19 February 2021

Councillors have agreed Mid Suffolk District Council’s budget for 2021/22 – keeping council tax low while ‘supercharging’ the district’s post-Covid recovery.

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Councillors vote to refuse Needham Market development

17 February 2021

Mid Suffolk District Council today refused outline planning permission for 279 homes to be built in Needham Market, citing concerns over the development’s location, accessibility and impact on landscape.

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An extra £3m for warmer, greener Suffolk homes

11 February 2021

More Suffolk residents, including those in Babergh and Mid Suffolk, are set to benefit from Government Green Homes Grants thanks to a further successful bid for £3m funding by a Suffolk consortium of local authorities.

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