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Report to Mid Samford parishes November 2014

by kathypollard on November 17, 2014

From Sue Carpendale and Kathy Pollard, Babergh District Councillors In this edition: Relocation of post office services in Capel St Mary New recycling service coming to Suffolk Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Renewable energy workshop Changes to English Heritage Community heroes MyGo – youth employment centre Relocation of post office services in Capel St Mary We […]

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October 2014 Report to Mid Samford parishes

by kathypollard on October 4, 2014

Sue Carpendale and Kathy Pollard, Babergh District Councillors sue.carpendale@babergh.gov.uk kathy.pollard@babergh.gov.uk In this month’s report: Planning and development in the villages Renewable energy – can you help? Government consults on minimum standards for floor space in homes The annual “lullaby” concerts and music workshops Should there be an extra tax on large stores and supermarkets? Sky […]

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September report to Mid Samford parishes

by kathypollard on September 22, 2014

Posting this rather late, due to holidays: this month’s post from Councillor Sue Carpendale and myself. The “open” Electoral Register We have previously mentioned the change to the way in which we all now register to vote: for many years the “head of the household” was responsible for listing everyone in the house over the […]

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Campaigning for A12 improvements in South Suffolk

by kathypollard on August 11, 2014

From Sue Carpendale and Kathy Pollard, District Councillors There are constant reports in the press of delays due to accidents on the A12. Apart from the human misery this causes, there is a knock on effect to the economy. The A12 is, of course, part of the strategic route to the East Coast ports. We […]

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A group of summer Interns from Mid Suffolk and Babergh District Councils are holding free workshops to help people who have trouble using computer technology. The Beginners’ Internet and Technology Skills workshops, each lasting two hours, will be held at Suffolk One Sixth Form College on August 11th from 10am and 1pm. Student volunteers from […]

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Here is a message that councillors have just received today (18th July 2014) regarding possible disruption to electricity supplies from thunderstorms: Today is a normal day across the networks with no widespread power cuts due to the weather. However, UK Power Networks has been notified of a severe weather warning from the Met Office with […]

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Flooded underpass at A12 Capel St. Mary

by kathypollard on July 14, 2014

The A12 road underpass at Capel St. Mary was flooded for much of the weekend. The Highways Agency have been informed. Given that this is happening on a very regular basis we are calling for urgent action as the pump seems to be failing all too frequently.  

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July report to parishes for Mid Samford ward

by kathypollard on July 7, 2014

  Sue Carpendale and Kathy Pollard, Babergh District Councillors In this edition: Helping people who are less well off  Application to build 24-houses on land behind London Road, Capel St. Mary (B/14/00100/OUT)  A12 Safety  Capel Community Trust meeting  Changes to the way you register to vote Campaign to reduce food waste Helping people who are […]

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Posting this a little later than usual – after my return from holiday. In this edition: Suffolk Growth Hub The Tip-off Careers help for young people Council’s strategic plan New build programme Suffolk Growth Hub Babergh has been working with the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (NALEP) to develop the support available to businesses.  One […]

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May report to Mid Samford parishes

by kathypollard on May 18, 2014

May 2014 report to Mid Samford parishes from District Councillors Sue Carpendale and Kathy Pollard In this report Food Safety and Health and Safety plans for the Babergh area Changes to the eligibility criteria for community projects paid for by developer (s106) contributions New developments and the Community Infrastructure Levy Transformation agenda and headquarters review […]

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