Bin lorry naming competition winners get behind the wheel of Ed Sheerbin
Babergh and Mid Suffolk’s bin lorry naming competition winners have enjoyed the chance to get behind the wheel of Ed Sheerbin and Binnie the Pooh.
Community Safety Days bring partners together in Babergh
Update: Due to the adverse weather, the 8 March community safety day has been postponed, with a new date to be confirmed.
New service aims to turn more than 1,000 empty houses into homes across districts
With currently over a thousand homes across Babergh and Mid Suffolk districts classified as empty, ‘Houses4Homes’ encourages owners of vacant residential properties to come forward for advice and support in turning their property into a home for another family.
First look at culture, heritage and visitor economy strategy for Babergh and Mid Suffolk
The first steps towards a dedicated cultural, heritage and visitor economy strategy could move forward should proposals be approved by Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils Cabinets in March.
Council tax freeze plus £2m for energy saving measures
Mid Suffolk District Council has confirmed a council tax freeze for residents and ring-fenced £2m for household energy-saving measures for those most in need, despite rising costs and increased demands on services.
Programme to support youth employment launched
A joint initiative focused on youth employment for 16-24 year olds has been launched in Suffolk.
Food network approved to help people through cost-of-living challenges
Action to support even more people through the cost-of-living challenges will be taken in Suffolk as food bank usage rises.
Babergh budget agreed – protecting rural services
Babergh District Council has agreed its budget for 2023/24 – ensuring rural communities have access to the services they need and providing ongoing support for the district’s residents, businesses, towns and villages.
Community supports Chairman’s Civic Service
Civic dignitaries from across Suffolk joined Mid Suffolk District Council’s Chairman and local community representatives for a special service at St Mary’s the Virgin Church in Bramford earlier this month.