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Suffolk’s end of an ERA, but Omicron risk ramps up

6 December 2021

Suffolk’s status as an Enhanced Response Area (ERA) came to an end this week (December 5), but health bosses are urging people to get vaccinated and have their boosters as soon as they are eligible to combat the new Omicron variant.

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New medical centre for Sudbury gets green light

2 December 2021

Councillors have given the green light to a new three-storey GP surgery and pharmacy for Sudbury, helping to futureproof healthcare for the town.

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National Tree Week sees councils work together to tackle biodiversity loss

30 November 2021

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils are working with town and parish councils across their districts this National Tree Week to plant nearly 5,000 trees and hedgerow plants, to help tackle biodiversity loss.

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New name for Needham Lake café and visitor centre announced

29 November 2021

Councillors have marked the ‘topping out’ of the new Needham Lake café and visitor centre and announced the name will be Duck & Teapot following a public vote.

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Improvements to Belle Vue Park welcomed by local community

25 November 2021

Over 250 people in Sudbury and the surrounding area contributed to Babergh District Council’s public consultation about the future of Belle Vue Park held earlier this autumn.

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Clampdown on landlords with funding boost for Suffolk councils

18 November 2021

Families living in privately rented cold and draughty properties in Suffolk can look forward warmer homes in future thanks to a new campaign to clamp down on landlords.

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Babergh parking charges postponed

16 November 2021

Plans to introduce new tariffs, including an hour’s free parking, in Babergh car parks from January next year, have been postponed.

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Shop local on the Virtual High Street this Christmas

11 November 2021

Finding the perfect gift while shopping local this Christmas has just become easier as the Virtual High Street unveils a raft of discounts and offers for the festive season.

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The Street That Saved: Suffolk residents beat food waste

8 November 2021

Residents across Suffolk, including in Babergh and Mid Suffolk, were challenged to save money by reducing their food waste as part of The Street That Saved, a #FoodSavvy campaign led by the Suffolk Waste Partnership, Norfolk County Council, and environmental charity Hubbub.

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£5.1million for Mid Suffolk recovery

8 November 2021

An investment pledge of £5.1million has been made by Mid Suffolk District Council to help deliver a range of projects to boost the district’s recovery from the impact of the Covid pandemic.

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