Nigel Bennett

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Sudbury South Learn more

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Newton Rd to Cornard Rd footpath issues.

by nigelbennett on August 12, 2014

We recently had residents attend a Town Council meeting to get our support (which they did) on the closure of the footpath between Newton Rd and Cornard Rd. Suffolk CC have not dealt with this well in terms of a clear explanation and communication of why the footpath is closed, how long till it will […]

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After the initial consultation on regeneration of the the old pool site and House at Belle Vue, an issue raised has been the safe pedestrian access to the park. Most are aware that the Belle Vue junction is not the best for pedestrians and the Sainsbury development on the Cornard Rd put aside monies for […]

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Street flooding in Church Street.

by nigelbennett on August 7, 2014

Suffolk CC will be making camera inspections (within 14 days from 28th July, the Town Council was told) of the drains in Church Street after concerns were raised by residents and your local councillors about surface water flooding risk. Please let us know of any other surface water flooding issues. You can always report them direct […]

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Consultation events on the potential regeneration of the old swimming pool and Belle Vue House site are below. The web link takes you to the detail and concept plan maps as well as a survey to complete on the plan and the Park. Thursday 14th August 9 am – 4 pm, Sudbury Town Hall, The Mayor’s […]

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Gainsborough Trail around Sudbury

by nigelbennett on August 6, 2014

The Gainsborough Trail walk will eventually circle the town. Here is a short film of the first part of the walk which has its own interpretation boards and marked signs. Think you will agree just how beautiful it looks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2YrNGYDVts

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Sudbury Steering group agendas and minutes

by nigelbennett on August 3, 2014

The Sudbury Steering Group was created by Babergh DC and brings together Suffolk CC, Babergh DC, Sudbury Town Council, the Chamber of Commerce, the Market Town Partnership and the voluntary sector. It is an attempt to have  around the table talks on matters where there has been impasse previously or disagreement. This has been mainly […]

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Sudbury service for centenary of WW1.

by nigelbennett on July 24, 2014

Reverend Gregory Webb and Sudbury Royal British Legion are participating in the national ‘ Lights out’ initiative for the centenary of the start of the First World War.  In the summer of 1914 the then Foreign Secretary stated that  ‘the lamps are going out all over Europe’ as the threat of war drew closer.  Communities […]

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Babergh and Mid Suffolk councils have appointed a new development partner in a bid to kickstart their affordable housing programme across their districts. Havebury Housing Partnership, based in Bury St Edmunds, was successful in its bid after a formal tender and selection process. It was already one of four existing housing associations the councils used […]

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Babergh Council have opened public consultations on the introduction of the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) in their districts. As you may be aware, CIL is a charge, brought into being by the Planning Act 2008, which allows local authorities to levy clear and unambiguous costs on development to fund infrastructure development, circumventing the need for […]

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Funding surgery appointments

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Following the success of the Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Council BIG Lottery Event on Wednesday 23 April in Sudbury we would like to offer you the opportunity of attending a structured half an hour Funding Surgery Appointment led by Jim Brown External Funding Officer from Suffolk County Council. The Funding Surgery Appointments are available […]

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