Penalties may be introduced in Babergh and Mid Suffolk to tackle council tax fraud, alongside new protocol to help those in genuine need, following cabinet discussions next month.
Plans for a £600,000 visitor centre/cafe at Needham Lake have been approved and a local operator selected to run it – supporting local youth work and boosting tourism to the town.
A tearoom in Lavenham and Chinese takeaway in Sudbury are to pay more than £4k after they were found guilty of multiple food offences at Ipswich Magistrates Court this week.
This Christmas the Suffolk Waste Partnership’s celebration of recycling takes on a theme of endangered animals.
Suffolk businesses are invited to attend an event celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Suffolk Carbon Charter and to hear from those who have successfully reduced their carbon emissions.
Communities across Babergh and Mid Suffolk have received a funding boost totalling £791,000, for local projects including a community gallery at Gainsborough’s House in Sudbury, as well as a new car park and bus shelter.
A community health and wellbeing centre, sheltered housing with a café and heritage centre, or residential conversions are amongst the options suggested for Belle Vue House in Sudbury.
Suffolk-based artist Jo Chapman has been commissioned to work with community groups in Hadleigh to design a sunshade for the new pool.
A new study is set to propose a range of options to breathe new life into Sudbury town centre – boosting the local economy and positioning Market Hill as the cultural heart of the community.
A new Tree for Life scheme means families across Babergh can join those in Mid Suffolk in claiming a free tree to mark the arrival of a child, enhancing biodiversity in the districts.