Mid Suffolk District Council

A new food and drink trailer is providing refreshment to visitors of Needham Lake this summer before new facilities are open.

An action plan is to be created to encourage sustainable transport in two Suffolk districts, including a costed list of priority routes.

A key document which will prevent speculative developers from building unsuitable estates in Suffolk towns and villages will not be ready until the end of 2021 at the earliest, it has emerged.

A Suffolk local authority’s investment arm has snapped up its 15th property for £2.9m.

Suffolk councils have received nearly £6million in emergency cash from central government to tackle the coronavirus pandemic in the latest settlement – but council bosses have warned more is needed to see them through the crisis.

Work on a major scheme to build homes and community facilities in Needham Market is to start this month.

Opposition political parties at a Suffolk council have united to form a new group that aims to challenge the administration on key issues such as climate measures and property investments.

More electric vehicle charging points and increased tree planting are among the green measures two Suffolk councils have agreed to pursue as part of a pledge to become carbon neutral in a decade.

A Suffolk council has warned that a list of actions to address squeezed budgets following the coronavirus lockdown are being considered, and council reserves are likely to be “severely depleted”.

More tree planting, new electric vehicle charging points and new solar farms are among measures being pursued by two Suffolk councils to become carbon neutral over the next decade.

Plans to extend the village of Bramford with 115 homes have been given the green light, despite objections from hundreds of villagers.

The property investment arm of two Suffolk councils is set to press on with its plans to acquire industrial, supermarket and drive-in properties this year, but rental income looks set to be slashed in half by the end of the month.

Calls are being made for more to be done to provide electric vehicle charging points in Mid Suffolk as latest figures reveal just nine across the whole district.

A property investment firm owned by two Suffolk councils has posted losses for a second year in a row – but council chiefs say the long term investments will grow.

The property investment arm of two Suffolk councils says it will pursue other funding mechanisms to acquire commercial assets if use of public loans are banned.

Delays to a key blueprint which will map out the future development in two districts over the next 16 years were down to elections and national policy changes, according to two councils.

New reserve pots dedicated to tackling the coronavirus crisis have been set up by two Suffolk councils.

Plans for 115 homes in Bramford which were due to be approved on Wednesday morning have been delayed after officers opted to withdraw them from the meeting.

Two Suffolk councils have agreed to launch a new business support grants scheme for small and independent firms.

Concerns have been raised over the level of public scrutiny available at a Suffolk authority, as a result of a planned five month wait between meetings as a result of coronavirus.

A fresh injection of government cash to help local authorities tackle the coronavirus crisis has eased the pressure but council leaders are warning that more support will be needed further down the line.

Councils across Suffolk have issued a plea to the Government for more cash to tackle the coronavirus crisis, as the public purse has taken a multi-million pound hit in Suffolk in just one month.

More than £100million in crucial business grants have been handed out to businesses in Suffolk – but thousands are yet to claim, new data shows.

A developer is hoping to build 80 new homes in Stowupland just weeks after its plans for 70 homes on the same plot of land were refused by planners.

More than 4,000 homes across two Suffolk districts are set to receive letters pledging additional council tax support during the coronavirus pandemic.

Powers to enforce car parking across Suffolk have officially transferred from police to councils – with inconsiderate motorists warned to expect tougher administration.

Councils across Suffolk have released details on Easter bin collections, with some changes set for the bank holiday weekend.

Plans for 60 new homes in a Suffolk village have been approved by planners.

Businesses across Babergh and Mid Suffolk are set to receive financial support through grant funding announced in the Government’s package of measures designed to help smaller businesses.

Suffolk homes whose garden waste collection services have been suspended have been urged not to dispose of garden waste in black bins.

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