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Babergh charging above national average fee for brown bin collections, data reveals

Babergh charging above national average fee for brown bin collections, data reveals

Babergh charging above national average fee for brown bin collections, data reveals

Every council in Suffolk bar one charge more than the national average for brown bin collections, it has been revealed.


Former Sudbury mayor among two councillors to leave Babergh Conservatives

Former Sudbury mayor among two councillors to leave Babergh Conservatives

Former Sudbury mayor among two councillors to leave Babergh Conservatives

The Conservative Party’s hold on Babergh District Council has been dealt another blow, after two prominent members defected to serve as independents.


Babergh councillors to consider changing district's name to South Suffolk

Babergh councillors to consider changing district's name to South Suffolk

Babergh councillors to consider changing district's name to South Suffolk

The council leadership says the new name would create parity with neighbouring authorities, while removing confusion caused by the current title.


Babergh leader claims authority is in a strong position as he discusses local issues

Babergh leader claims authority is in a strong position as he discusses local issues

Babergh leader claims authority is in a strong position as he discusses local issues

John Ward discusses Borehamgate, Delphi, traffic issues and the Local Plan.


Five-year land supply for housing in Babergh is 'too little, too late', says opposition

Five-year land supply for housing in Babergh is 'too little, too late', says opposition

Five-year land supply for housing in Babergh is 'too little, too late', says opposition

Claims by two Suffolk councils that they now have a five-year housing land supply have been described as “too little, too late”.


'Vision for Prosperity' development blueprint to be produced for Hadleigh

'Vision for Prosperity' development blueprint to be produced for Hadleigh

'Vision for Prosperity' development blueprint to be produced for Hadleigh

A fresh vision for a Suffolk market town is to be drawn up, as the district council aim to help develop their culture, business and economy.


Town and district councils split on what to do with Belle Vue House site in Sudbury

Town and district councils split on what to do with Belle Vue House site in Sudbury

Town and district councils split on what to do with Belle Vue House site in Sudbury

Sudbury Town Council passed a resolution stating that any planning application for a hotel should be on the site of the current Belle Vue House.


Campaigners seek urgent changes to Suffolk school travel policy at meeting in Nayland

Campaigners seek urgent changes to Suffolk school travel policy at meeting in Nayland

Campaigners seek urgent changes to Suffolk school travel policy at meeting in Nayland

Parent campaigners against controversial changes to school transport have vowed to keep up the pressure on under-fire education chiefs.


South Suffolk MP says prorogation of Parliament strengthens chance of 'compromise deal'

South Suffolk MP says prorogation of Parliament strengthens chance of 'compromise deal'

South Suffolk MP says prorogation of Parliament strengthens chance of 'compromise deal'

James Cartlidge said while he had reservations about prorogation, he felt the move simplified the position “that was always the reality before us”.


Controversial homes in Bures St Mary approved one year after previous plans refused

Controversial homes in Bures St Mary approved one year after previous plans refused

Controversial homes in Bures St Mary approved one year after previous plans refused

A controversial housing development in Bures St Mary has won planning approval – a little over a year after the previous application was rejected.


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