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Severe Weather Emergency Provision for rough sleepers activated

15 July 2022

We have activated our Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP) due to the extremely hot temperatures.

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Innovation to be showcased at business awards

14 July 2022

Business innovation will be celebrated at an awards ceremony later this year and businesses in Babergh and Mid Suffolk are being invited to submit nominations to showcase how they are working in new and exciting ways.

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Energy Rebate scheme to be extended

11 July 2022

Residents in Babergh and Mid Suffolk who have been unable to access financial support through the Council Tax Energy Rebate Scheme may now be able to do so through a discretionary fund.

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Blueprint for the future of social housing approved

7 July 2022

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils have approved their blueprint for the future of social housing. It will ensure that our tenants have good quality and sustainable homes, in safe neighbourhoods.

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Councils take action to help restore empty homes into family homes across the district

7 July 2022

Babergh and Mid Suffolk Councils have this week agreed to the new Empty Homes Policy, which aims to reduce the number of long-term empty properties in the districts. There are currently over 1000 empty properties across the districts which, once restored, will help ease the growing demand for homes for residents.

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Plans for employment land in Hadleigh ready for next stage

30 June 2022

An initiative to bring new workspaces to Hadleigh will move to the next stage if Babergh District Council agree a proposal for the sale of part of the land for local retail/ roadside uses to fund the wider scheme development.

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Plans to revitalise Hamilton Road Quarter revealed

30 June 2022

Ambitious plans to regenerate the area around Hamilton Road, Sudbury, could be taken to the next level if proposals are approved by Babergh District Council cabinet next month.

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Helping local communities to tackle the climate emergency

29 June 2022

A £150,000 fund has been opened to applications from not-for-profit organisations looking to deliver community-based carbon reduction projects in Suffolk.

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First occupier confirmed at Gateway 14

29 June 2022

Gateway 14 Ltd, wholly owned by Mid Suffolk District Council, has exchanged conditional contracts to develop a distribution unit with home, garden and leisure products retailer The Range.

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Praise for ‘ambitious’ councils from local government peers

27 June 2022

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils are looking to learn from other authorities to further improve their services to residents.

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