A new Active Schools programme has been launched at two schools in Babergh and Mid Suffolk, aiming to increase physical activity in primary schools and combat rising childhood obesity.
Work to build a new swimming pool at Hadleigh Pool and Leisure Centre is set to begin at the end of this month.
Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils, in partnership with Abbeycroft Leisure and Everyone Active, are encouraging younger residents to get active over the summer holidays by offering free swims at their leisure centres.
Abbeycroft Leisure has signed two 5-year collaborative working agreements with Suffolk Mind and Allied Health Professionals Suffolk, with the aim of improving the health and wellbeing of residents in Suffolk.
Over a hundred people attended Council workshops to discuss the future of Hadleigh and Needham Market to help build and support the councils’ Vision for Prosperity initiatives. An interactive workshop is planned for residents in Eye to have their say next Thursday 11 July at Eye Town Hall.
The majority of Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils’ residents will be given a new bin collection day next month as part of plans to future-proof waste and recycling services in the districts.
Sudbury’s new skatepark and multi-use games area were officially opened in Belle Vue Park over the weekend following £150,000 of investment from Babergh District Council.
To mark Suffolk Day, applications are now open for Councillors’ Locality Awards in Mid Suffolk, inviting community groups, charities and organisations to apply for funding for 2019.
The Sporting Memories Foundation has been awarded £93k from the National Lottery to tackle rural isolation and loneliness in Suffolk.
Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils are to make their council meetings, which include major decisions such as budgets and major planning applications, accessible to everyone as online livestreaming begins.