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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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Award winning Sudbury Town Council

by nigelbennett on 16 November, 2014

  I am very pleased to let you know that Sudbury Town Council won the Suffolk Council of the Year at the Suffolk Association of Local Councils AGM and award ceremony this week. The award is set up to recognise town and parish council services and facilities for older people. Judges comments regarding the application included the following: […]

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Lib Dem Town Councillor Oliver Forder brought concerns about the time it was taking the developer to complete and finish footpath, lights and landscaping work at the flood compensation scheme on the Cateseby Meadow development. The houses have been sold but the estate is still adopted by Suffolk CC or parts by Babergh DC. A […]

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Tory Suffolk need to sort out closed Sudbury footpath.

by nigelbennett on 5 October, 2014

The other night, at the Town Council, residents again came to gain the support of Town Councillors to get answers to the repair and re-opening of footpath 11 from Newton Rd to Cornard Rd. The footpath has been closed for sometime leading residents to walk down Ingrams Wells Rd where there is no continuous footpath […]

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Work begins on expansion of Heritage centre

by nigelbennett on 5 October, 2014

The expansion of Sudbury’s heritage and museum centre in the Town Hall has begun. The space of the old TIC in Gaol Lane will see a new interactive area created. The space will be a significant addition to the existing Heritage Centre. A recent open day at the Town Hall was a great success with […]

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Safe crossing point needed to Belle Vue Park, Sudbury

by nigelbennett on 12 August, 2014

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 7 August, 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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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 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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