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Forest Heath District Council

Plans to bring a long-awaited cinema to Newmarket's town centre have been given a boost after £210,000 for a final business case was approved by councillors.

The former HSBC building in Haverhill town centre has been bought by the council to "act as a catalyst" for further investment in the area.

A report supporting ambitious plans for a new £4billion metro system linking Cambridge with Haverhill and Mildenhall has been welcomed by council leaders in west Suffolk.

Businesses in Haverhill are being urged to back a bid for millions of pounds of government funding to help transform the town centre.

A ceremony has been held to mark a key milestone in the construction of a new £23million waste hub near Bury St Edmunds.

A Brandon councillor says he is "incandescent with rage" after Haverhill was chosen as the town which could benefit from a slice of a £675million government funding pot.

Work to build a multi-million pound new public services hub in Mildenhall - which will combine education, health and leisure facilities on one site - will begin this month.

Haverhill could be set for a share of a £675million government funding pot to help improve and transform town High Streets.

The number of traders at a west Suffolk market has nearly doubled after a £12,000 investment in new electricity points.

Cash-strapped councils in Suffolk and Essex have sold off millions of pounds' worth of assets including schools, care homes, farms and community buildings.

Businesses set in Suffolk's most rural backwaters are set to get superfast broadband access thanks a £1.725m government windfall.

Plans for an extension at Newmarket Community Hospital to house the relocation of a doctor's surgery have been given the green light.

Suggestions for a 'garden town' of 15,000 homes to the north of Ipswich have been branded "absurd" and "undeliverable" by one of the county's MPs.

A new campaign has been launched to encourage people to stand for election as a councillor or vote in the May elections for the new West Suffolk Council.

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