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Babergh District Council

Campaigners against the vast expansion of two villages near Ipswich are saying "enough is enough" as plans for more new homes in the area are submitted.

The body of a woman has been found in the River Brett in Hadleigh.

Sudbury could receive funding to transform its town centre after the council made a bid for a slice of a government funding pot.

Two new companies have been launched in Suffolk to transform council-owned land and assets into local housing.

Sudbury's long-awaited skatepark could open next month as the project nears completion.

Further details of plans for a hotel and restaurant in Sudbury have been revealed after a council moved to reassure residents over the future of a much-loved park.

A feasibility study into a potential new multi-storey car park in Sudbury would be a "waste of money", according to a former town mayor.

A new project aims to bring Sudbury's silk heritage to life by talking to employees who are or were involved in the industry.

Babergh District Council has been re-appraising each of its 29 conservation areas in the district - areas considered to be of special architectural and historic interest, which are given additional planning controls and considerations.

Darren Summers, of Coral Drive, said he has spent around £2,000 passing all of the relevant driving and health tests for a licence.

An historic Sudbury landmark at the centre of £2.5million regeneration plans has received a vital boost to its cause thanks to a six figure cash boost from the council.

Calls have been made for cash supplied by developers for the community to be used on large scale projects such as a bypass or rail improvements.

A flag showing poppies in a battlefield has been flying over an Ipswich home since November and it will stay there say the residents, despite a complaint to the council.

Part of a leisure centre car park in Sudbury is currently not in use after travellers pitched up over the weekend.

People are being invited to hear proposals for Sudbury's Belle Vue Park at a meeting later this month.

The co-founder of a mental health counselling service in west Suffolk has issued a desperate plea for funding so the charity can remain at its current premises.

Work is underway to allow live streaming of council meetings that will improve transparency.

A stark warning has been issued over the need to significantly increase council tax rates in a Suffolk district in the future.

Owners of the Copella juice factory at Boxford have hailed a council decision to back their controversial revised plans to expand it as "good news" for growing businesses in the district as they battle it out in a tough market.

Calls have been made for controversial out-of-county investments in commercial and retail property to be sold and the money pumped into housebuilding in mid Suffolk, ahead of a fresh budget debate this week.

A rallying cry has been issued by opposition councillors in Babergh against plans for a Premier Inn that would see a portion of Belle Vue Park developed.

Controversial plans to expand the Copella juice factory in Boxford will be discussed by councillors next week.

A major new development on the edge of Sudbury which could see 1,150 homes and a new primary school has finally gone on the market to developers.

Questions surrounding a £500,000 investment into a cemetery expansion in Hadleigh may be answered when councillors and the public next meet.

Two Suffolk councils will next week decide on a joint parking plan which proposes to clamp down harder on illegal parking.

Plans to transform the former Angel Court care home in Hadleigh into affordable housing have been given the green light.

Job figures for East Anglia are refreshingly buoyant - but with Brexit around the corner, the future looks uncertain.

Up to 200 people took part in a march through a picturesque Suffolk village to protest against plans for 150 new homes as campaigners bid to increase their pressure on the developers and call for more donations to fight an appeal.

The loss of major companies in the south Suffolk area over the last 18 months is a "worrying trend", according to a county councillor.

Hundreds of people invested in revamping an historic Suffolk pier have cast their vote on its future design.

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