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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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Newton Rd to Cornard Rd footpath issues.

by nigelbennett on 12 August, 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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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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Gainsborough Trail around Sudbury

by nigelbennett on 6 August, 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 3 August, 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 24 July, 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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