Viewing entries posted in March 2021
Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils have today submitted their Joint Local Plan for independent examination by the Secretary of State. Statement from Tom Barker, Assistant Director for Sustainable Communities, below:
Councillors in Mid Suffolk have voted unanimously to launch a review of the district’s green spaces, aimed at making best use of the natural environment to improve residents’ wellbeing and tackle climate change.
Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils have approved over £4.39 million in CIL funding from housing growth since March 2020 – benefitting a range of local projects and vital community facilities.
Following a year of unprecedented challenges, a raft of new initiatives are being unveiled to help the recovery of local businesses in Babergh and Mid Suffolk.
Babergh District Council today agreed outline planning permission for up to 100 houses in Acton – providing ‘affordable homes’ for low income families, sustainable transport contributions and public open space for the village.
Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils are joint finalists in a national competition to find ‘the Council of the Year’ – recognising the authorities’ innovative service improvements in supporting their communities through Covid and beyond.
Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils are set to make further significant CO2 savings, thanks to a £1.4m Government grant for carbon-saving measures at their leisure centres, and other buildings.
Business owners in Babergh and Mid Suffolk are being urged to check what financial support might be available through the Covid-19 Business Support Grant schemes and apply before the 31 March deadline.
With March 21 next weekend, Census 2021 is in full swing across the district.
The letters, with your unique access codes, have all gone out and responses are already coming in.
Two Suffolk councils’ climate change ambitions have taken a step forward, following approval of over £600k in funding for solar carports.