Covid-19 may have forced a refocus of elements of the Sudbury Vision, but partners insist the town has strong foundations for recovery in 2021 and beyond.
Suffolk remains under Tier 2 restrictions despite rapid rise in COVID-19 cases and pressure on health and care
- Cases triple since October and 239 COVID patients currently in Suffolk hospital beds
- Suffolk Leaders: “Suffolk needs you now. We can get out of this together.”
Suffolk, including Babergh and Mid Suffolk, has remained under Tier 2 restrictions despite rapidly rising COVID-19 infection rates across the county and pressure on hospitals, care homes and social care.
The new look Regal Theatre in Stowmarket is starting to take shape with the construction of two additional auditoria and a new café area in recent months.
The new-look Kingfisher Leisure Centre in Sudbury has officially opened its doors following a £2.4m extension and refurbishment – providing leisure facilities for the town for years to come.
Babergh’s Cabinet have agreed further financial support for their leisure partner, Abbeycroft Leisure, to help keep residents fit and healthy well into the future.
Housing growth in Babergh will fund a range of local projects, following agreement by councillors – including upgraded CCTV in Sudbury and Hadleigh, electric vehicle charging points and new community facilities.
Businesses instructed to close or who were financially impacted by the recent national lockdown (5 November – 1 December) have until Friday 18 December to apply for funding from the Additional Restrictions Grant.
On Thursday 6 May 2021, residents in Suffolk will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them at Suffolk County Council and who will represent them as the Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner.
Plans to regenerate the Cavendish Way and Minden Road area of Sudbury are due to take a major step this month, as the £900K restoration of four council housing blocks gets underway.
Mid Suffolk District Council today approved £431,740 in funding from housing growth to progress plans for a shared Emergency Services Hub in Stowmarket – paving the way for collaborative working and enhanced 999 services.