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Babergh District Council

The Labour group at Babergh District Council has launched the Keep Babergh Tidy campaign to tackle littering, encourage recycling and urge other green measures.

Babergh District Council

The owners of Sudbury’s most prominent independent jewellery retailer, Jonathan Lambert Fine Jewellers, have announced shock plans to quit the town.

Babergh District Council

Council workers will swoop on Shotley Beach today to rehearse their response to a series of “potential emergencies” – from chemical spills to flash floods.

Babergh District Council

Senior Babergh councillor Margaret Maybury is facing calls to stand down after she was accused of making derogatory comments about people with mental health problems at a conference on the subject.

Babergh District Council

More than £1million of funding for key projects in Mid Suffolk has been given the green light as part of a multi-million pound programme of countywide investment.

Suffolk

Suffolk villagers have welcomed a developer’s suggestion it may build a new road ahead of schedule to address HGV concerns – but said the proof would be in its completion.

Christopher Hudson

A £500,000 Suffolk cemetery extension has been put on hold while solicitors investigate alleged failings in the tendering process.

Babergh District Council

A vital new road could be opened ahead of schedule after Suffolk villagers raised concerns about the dangers of many HGVs using a narrow country lane.

Christopher Hudson

A new £3million pot is set to be established which will allow a Suffolk council to buy key parcels of land and property in the district when the opportunity arises.

Babergh District Council

An empty supermarket store in Stowmarket which has laid empty for 18 months is finally set to get a new lease of life.

Babergh District Council

A new service station with drive-through restaurants and a coffee shop could soon be built on a former motocross track off the A14 at Sproughton.

David Ellesmere

A dog owner has defended herself against claims her pets’ loud barking is disturbing her neighbours.

Babergh District Council

The construction of the new Hadleigh swimming pool could start in the new year according to South Suffolk Leisure (SSL).

Babergh District Council

A vision to restore Shotley Pier to its former glory is set to be decided next week – with proposals recommended to be given the go ahead despite community concerns.

Babergh District Council

There are plenty of common myths about what a role in public office entails. But as one district councillor tells local democracy reporter Jason Noble, there are plenty of reasons why everyone should consider it

Babergh District Council

Two charitable trusts – which manage leisure facilities in south and west Suffolk – will merge after plans were approved by Babergh District Council.

Babergh District Council

Plans for Lavenham’s Tourist Information Centre to be safeguarded and developed into a village hub with a Post Office have moved a step closer, after approval was given for talks to begin.

Post Office

Defiant town councillors have said they will remain in office despite a parish poll calling for their resignation.

Babergh District Council

A majority of voters in a parish poll have called for their town council to resign.

Babergh District Council

Nearly £20,000 has been spent on flights by Suffolk County Council (SCC) since 2015, new figures have revealed.

European Union

Plans to turn former council offices in Hadleigh into 58 homes are set to be pursued as bosses eye a regeneration of the site.

Babergh District Council

Former council offices in Needham Market which were vacated last autumn are set to be transformed into 98 homes.

Babergh District Council

Plans to approve an allowance increase for Babergh councillors of 25% upwards have been given the go ahead – despite swathes of public criticism.

Babergh District Council

Planning bosses in Babergh are set to review its five year housing supply more frequently in a bid to stop speculative developers making quick cash by pushing through unfavourable applications.

Babergh District Council

The search is on to find the stars of Babergh and Mid Suffolk – as part of an award scheme celebrating the the community’s unsung heroes.

Babergh District Council

The people of Hadleigh have voted to hold a referendum proposing a mass resignation of their town councillors.

Babergh District Council

Landlord is blamed in shock closure of Sudbury discount store

Babergh District Council

Barry Gaspar has been elected as the new chairman of Babergh District Council.

Babergh District Council

Five exceptional people from Suffolk are headed to Windsor Castle today after receiving a very special invitation to the royal wedding.

Harry

A demand has been made for a Suffolk town to hold a second parish meeting – so a failed request for a referendum can be attempted again.

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