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Conservative run Suffolk County Council are threatening to remove the teacher to sick children on Rainbow ward at the West Suffolk Hospital. The post has already been “deleted” and that the teacher is not there anymore – and has apparently been directed to work elsewhere. Yet no formal decision has been announced, internally or externally: so […]

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Saturday 16th of May sees the official opening of the extension of the Heritage centre in Sudbury Town Hall from 10am. The extension is very interactive with 3 screens, more display cases of exhibits and artefacts. It can be entered from Gaol Lane and compliments the existing Heritage centre very well. I am delighted the […]

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Babergh aids tourism expansion in Sudbury.

by nigelbennett on 5 May, 2014

Gainsborough House Museum looks set to expand. The expansion has been made possible with support from Babergh District Council to acquire an adjoining property. Gainsborough Chambers in Weaver’s Lane, which consists of a car park, an old labour exchange and three garages, is adjacent to Gainsborough House and provides the ideal opportunity to expand. Given […]

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Course to support starting a new business

by nigelbennett on 5 May, 2014

Local Authority and social landlord tenants who have ever thought about starting their own business are being encouraged to attend a free course for support and information to get them started.  Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils want to support social housing tenants who would either like to explore the possibility of starting up their […]

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New uses for Uplands middle school site in Sudbury?

by nigelbennett on 19 June, 2013

Last night, we had the Principal of Ormiston Sudbury Academy and Autism Anglia speaking to the Town Council about their views and intentions towards the Uplands Middle School site. The Principal of OSA made it clear that they were approaching Suffolk CC for the gifting of the playing field and astro. They also estimated that […]

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We will be opening our doors on Friday 8th June 6.30-9pm to the young people at Belle Vue House.  The Babergh project will be offering football coaching with Suffolk FA, BMX floodlit park until 10pm, DJ tuition and a fully equipped youth space with pool table, tv, music and computer games for the young people to […]

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At the 1 hour consultation evening tonight with the Ormiston Trust who would run the “Sudbury Academy” they said that the Sports Centre will be open in September. They guaranteed it. (This is a big shift since I publicised the fact just over 2 weeks ago that there were saying there was no guarantees.) The […]

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They want to hear your views Sudbury on…

by nigelbennett on 6 May, 2012

Lots of different important organisations are after your views…. Wednesday 9th May 7 till 8 pm there is a consultation on Sudbury Upper School becoming an Academy in September under the Ormiston Trust as the sponsor. Most people have not heard of Ormiston so it will be interesting to find out more of them and we […]

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On the 19th March the Chair of Governors at Sudbury Upper stated it was hoped that the Sports Centre would continue as the status quo IF money allows! Suffolk CC have finally responded, only taken 2 months for them to do so. It is now clear that if Ormiston are given the freehold of the school […]

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Is there a threat to Sudbury Sports centre?

by nigelbennett on 1 March, 2012

Sudbury Upper School will become a sponsored academy in September and it would seem that the private company who will run the school will be given the freehold. This could mean that services such as the dual use sports centre at the Upper school which allows public access to the sports hall, gym, squash and […]

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