Thousands of households across Babergh and Mid Suffolk will be eligible for a reduction in their council tax bill after councillors approved further support for residents facing financial difficulties.
Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils have confirmed their support for Freeport East.
Babergh has approved new taxi fares today, following wider consultation with cabbies, which will see the basic day time rate increase by 20p.
Babergh District Council will continue to subsidise an hour’s free parking to support its high streets, with changes to council car park charges expected to come into effect later this year.
Property investment company CIFCO Capital Ltd is set to increase the £1.5m it has already ploughed back into council services so far this year – with the purchase of a Coventry trade park.
Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils have continued to fund a joint initiative offering food and activities for families in need during the school holidays.
Business owners in Babergh and Mid Suffolk are being urged to explore the range of Covid-19 support grants open to support them through the current national lockdown.
Councillors today approved outline planning permission for 269 houses in Barham, securing 94 ‘affordable homes’ for low income house-hunters, highways and pedestrian improvements, and land for a new school for the village.
Babergh District Council, in partnership with Suffolk Libraries, has announced its customer access point will move to Sudbury Library. The access point, co-designed by Suffolk Libraries, will provide digital support and face-to-face services.
A new awareness campaign has been launched in Suffolk to help people get their recycling right.